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VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
A compilation of obscure historical correspondence and papers concerning Ecuador, The Llanganati Mountains, Inca Treasure and the "Derrotero de Valverde" presented to The Royal Geographical Society around the turn of the century! These papers tell an intriguing and timeless tale that begat many!
Columbus Legacy, African Perspective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This presentation represents an African perspective and summarizes how his legacy has an ever lasting effect on African-Americans in the western hemisphere and Africans in Africa.
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.
13 Days In October: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Never has the world come as close to the catastrophic destruction that nearly came to pass in October 1962. The United States and the Soviet Union, uneasy allies in World War II but Cold War rivals after the defeat of Germany, squared off over the discovery of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. This launched 13 days of tense negotiations between the two nations, as both President John F. Kennedy an
Бурские войны - Краткая История
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Книга «Англо-бурские войны» познакомит Вас с одной из войн Британской империи Викторианской эпохи. Это краткое, но исчерпывающее изложение двух англо-бурских войн 1880-1881 годов и 1899-1902 годов.Это впечатлающий рассказ об одной из самых кровопролитных и дорогостоящих войн за более чем столетие, в которой две бурские республики Южной Африки (Оранжевое Свободное Государство и Трансвааль)
Georgetown at the Turn of the Millennium
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Georgetown is located 35 miles north of the City of Boston. It is in Essex County and has a number of historical seventeenth century neighbors. Unlike its neighbors, Georgetown has its own K-12 public school system, and is the home of "Erie Four," the oldest still operating privately owned fire company in the United States, funded primarily by donations. These are some of its citizens' stories.
Die Boer Wars - 'N Kort Geskiedenis
Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 5, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waarom was de Boeren Naties guerrilla tactiek perfect voor het terrein? Waarom waren de Britse tactieken, onveranderd voor meer dan een eeuw, niet langer effectief en nu antiek? Tactieken die vandaag de dag nog worden gebruikt, zoals vuren vanuit een verborgen positive en het gaan van schuilplaats naar schuilplaats, gehuld in kleding die een man doet opgaan in de achtergrond, werden op briljant
Chronicles of the Coast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
John Wilkes Booth and Robert Lincoln - Rivals in Love?
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of lovers rivalry between John Wilkes Booth and Robert Lincoln for the affections of Bessie Hale
¿Cuauhtémoc o Cortés?. El pasado nos impulsa o nos encadena
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by librosselectos. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Essay » Sociology
El drama de México: Cuauhtémoc o Cortés, es la tarea de autores al encuentro de la historia, tiene el papel de ensayo y obra de texto. Como emsayo intenta analizar la formación del pueblo de México, la creación de la sociedad mexicana. Como obra de texto toma en cuenta la investigación histórica de otros autores y narra los hechos fundamentales.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
The Pony Express: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Pony Express was established as a rapid courier service between the East and the West, from St. Joseph Missouri to Sacramento, California. There were tens of thousands of people living and working in California that wanted news of what was happening in the East and who wanted to send letters and packages to friends, family members, and business partners living back east. But you may wonder:
RICO- How Politicians, Prosecutors, and the Mob Destroyed One of the FBI’s finest Special Agents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In October 2003 Paul Rico, a 78-year old retired FBI agent, was arrested and charged with the 1981 murder of a Tulsa Oklahoma based millionaire. Rico died a few months later in January 2004, before a trial or even a preliminary hearing could be held. An investigation by two retired agents proves two things: 1) he was a great agent and 2) he was not guilty.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
Daughter of the Nile - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
Titanic & Lusitania - Survivor Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The best of the Logan Marshall classics have been researched and edited by authors Bruce M. Caplan and Ken Rossignol and presented in this new book. The Titanic's secret fire is explained in great detail. The early days of World War I and the savage sinking of the Lusitania which caused over 1,000 civilians to die on an unarmed passenger vessel are brought to life. Great war posters.
An Election of Patriots a true novel in their own words
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize policy. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic. To elect the best possible President. A crime of influence. Perpetrated by real people. Who paid a real price. This is their true story. In their own words.
Marcus Aurelius
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A study of the Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius.
What Price Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on the personal experiences of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Polish prisoner or war and survivor of one of Stalin's notorious forced labour camps. This is a story of bravery and hardship, and a struggle for survival, not only for Vadek but all the Polish people who wouldn't give up their country without a fight.
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."