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Sounds in the Silent Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Reflections on the impact of the First World War on the creative soul of English music.
Boudicca
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The wrath of a Queen causes the death of one hundred and thirty thousand people, the destruction of three cities and the humiliation of an Empire. Based on the true story of Britain’s first Queen
Into the Darkness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.
Timisoara - o scurta istorie
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You set the price! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
O scurta prezentare istorica a orasului Timisoara, asa cum este ea pe www.247timisoara.com
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Price: Free! Words: 37,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Un incubo terrificante. Il ritorno di una mummia. Una parola incomprensibile. Un viaggio nel passato dove Sarah, attraverso l’ipnosi regressiva, scopre di aver vissuto, durante una sua vita precedente, una tormentata storia d’amore con il futuro Faraone d’Egitto.
A Changing World
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 3. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Changing World is the third in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family. It focuses on the years from the 1930s through to the 1960s and covers a period when the country was at times in turbulence and chaos and changing faster that it ever has before or since.
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
The Turin Shroud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
Rennes le Chateau
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
It is the hiding place of the Holy Grail, or a great secret that will rock the Church. It is a place of hidden treasure and dark knowledge. It is the place where Jesus is buried... These are just some of the many theories now current about the village where a Victorian priest became strangely - and massively - rich, and where he left clues to a great mystery in the very fabric of his church.
The Illuminati
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Whether or not The Illuminati – an elite body claiming an ancient pedigree – does exist, it is important that growing numbers of people nonetheless do believe it exists. So does it exist? If so, is it a force for evil or a force for good - or, as some would have it, a conspiracy aimed at making us believe there is a conspiracy?
Rosslyn Chapel
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
It is where the modern Knights Templar and the Freemasons meet, where researchers pour over every carving and niche, and where tourists flock to stand in awe before this extraordinary Gothic building. A few miles south of the city of Edinburgh, and half a mile from the small village of Roslin, Rosslyn Chapel, built in the second half of the 15th century, maintains its age-old mystery.
Hitch Hiking from Panama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a precarious trip from the Galapagos Islands to California in 1967. The author was 19 years old. It was a different world then.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
Tex-A-Tude!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Tex-A-Tude This book explains why Texans are the way they are...where all that attitude comes from. As a nearly lifelong resident I knew that somehow Texans were just different than most folks. It's like they've been cut from a different piece of cloth. That Texan attitude lead me to believe they possess another gene. I call it the T-Chromosome. I decided to go find it and I did. It's a fun read.
The 11th Airborne Brick
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Price: Free! Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoirs of country boy Wayne Miller as he is taken from the hills of Texas and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater in World War II as they fought through Leyte, Luzon and Manila.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Nietzsche's Footfalls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.