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The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
In two short essays and one long piece of reportage, author and screenwriter Mark Childress ("Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," "Georgia Bottoms") explores New Orleans before, during, and after Katrina. Essays: "What It Means to Miss New Orleans," "Disaster Tourism," and "The Tragic City Laughs." All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Approximately 10,000 words, w/ illustrations.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
The Bermuda Triangle. The Devil’s Triangle. Call it what you will but this area off the coast of the southwestern United States has stirred peoples’ imaginations for hundreds of years.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
The Unfortunate Dutchman
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Chico Xavier: Uma Mentira?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Livro que revela toda a verdade sobre Chico Xavier: os absurdos do livro Nosso Lar; pareceres de especialistas mostrando erros em seus livros e muito mais. Também será revelado aqui os falsos milagres do Frei Galvão, o primeiro santo brasileiro.
Gilead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
What went through the mind of the man who ascended to heaven with the grail in hand? Is that what really happened to the son of Lord Geraint when he and their fellow questers reached their final destination? Follow Lord Gilead’s impressions and thoughts and his five companions including his father and the mysterious mage Myrddin through uncharted territory, unexpected surprises and even the land i
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
Presidents Before George Washington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The founding American Presidents before George Washington were the presiding officers of three United American Republics from 1774 to 1789. These unknown Presidents presided over the most important period in American history, which resulted in America defeating Great Britain and becoming an independent nation. The time has come to know of these founding American Presidents, plus much more.
The Reality of Tamerlane the Great- Part 2 | حقيقة تيمورلنك العظيم- الجزء الثاني
Series: The Reality of Tamerlane, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,200. Language: Arabic. Published: May 17, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Asian
هل تيمورلنك رجل عظيم كما يدّعي أقوام ما وراء النهر ومصلح للعالم الإسلامي!. أم هو قاهر العالم بالطغيان والبغي والقتل والتحريق!... - كيف يذكره أقوام ما وراء النهر ويصلّون عليه كما يصلّون على الأنبياء، وفي البلاد العربية فهو مذموم على كلّ لسان.
Uma Breve História das Crises Econômicas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Um resumo de algumas da maiores crises econômicas da história.
The Evolution and Destruction of the Original Electoral College - New Edition
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
Why an Electoral College? The Framers created an ingenious non-partisan process to identify the best possible presidential candidates—the original Electoral College system. This book is an in-depth analysis of the purposes and benefits. The original system is then contrasted with today's party controlled system. Discover essential principles required to restore American Constitutional Federalism.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
Journeying with God Part III
Series: Journalism, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
I started my education by learning how to write and read in Nuer language in 1991. Because I was born in Nuer land, my first language was also Nuer.