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Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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North Korea is one of the world's least understood, yet most important countries, all the more so with the recent death of Kim Jong Il. Almost no book, article, or other media makes sense of North Korea or presents it simply, without sensationalism or polarization. This brief book does.
The Red Fort
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A year after the Crimean War ended, an uprising broke out in India which was to have equal impact on the balance of world power and the British Empire's role in world affairs. The revolt was against the East India Company which, not entirely against its will, had assumed responsibility for administering large parts of India.
Liberty
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Warren
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The body of this text covers the life and pre-mature death of Warren Harding. He achieved prominence in 1920, when he was elected President of the United States. His death was untimely, and is veiled in mystique, primarily because Mrs. Harding would not allow an autopsy. We want to share our conclusion with you to see if you agree.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Piąta Komenda
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Historia największej prowokacji tajnych służb komunistycznej Polski. Czym była fikcyjna Piąta Komenda WiN? Czy prowokatorzy jeszcze żyją?
Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Paul McDermott. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.
Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hell's Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on 10/15/2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.
The Sultan's Organ
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Thomas Dallam took the gift of an extraordinary automatic organ from Queen Elizabeth to the Sultan of Turkey. He kept a diary of his thrilling odyssey and its triumphant conclusion. Faithfully translated into prose more easily digested by the modern reader, unembellished and unedited, this illuminating historical source is presented as if its Elizabethan author were alive today.
Oil under Sherwood Forest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
britain is an island so supplies have to be imported. during both world wars the germans decided starvation - food for the people, oil for machinery, would be effective. discovering oil in the middle of nottinghamshire made a difference. this is the story.
A Good Cup of Joe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of articles I wrote while serving in Afghanistan. They take a humorous look at life in combat. They tell the story about life that is not shown in the movies.
A Story of Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Story of Vietnam is the first comprehensive and inclusi history of Vietnam written in English. It provides a serious reading material to students interested in Asia. To the hyphenated Vietnamese,it presents a keen reference tool to decipher the ethnic and cultural idiosyncrasies they encounter everyday at home. Finally, this book can introduce the country of Vietnam to the discerning traveler.
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha.
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
José Julián Martí y Pérez was born in Havana, Cuba on January 28, 1853. He is one of the most renowned writers in the history of Cuba and Latin America. He essentially devoted his life to the cause of independence and to the foundation of a new Cuban nation. As we perceive in the Montecristi Manifesto, Martí was a talented humanist.
The Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Of all the millions of words written in anger or certainty regarding arguably the greatest murder mystery of all time, the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, one testimony remains glaringly absent.
Revolution in Cairo (hour by hour story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
First edition. 'Life on Mohamed Mahmoud street goes at usual pace, just like on every other street in this district of the city – people go shopping, meet their friends, spend their time out on the roofs of old tenements. Everything is so „normal”. And then, on one winter day this „normality” disappeared and everything became completely different and this happened on the day of 25th January, 2011'
Rewolucja w Kairze (godzina za godziną)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Polish. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Wydanie pierwsze. "Życie na ulicy Mohameda Mahmouda toczy się normalnie, jak na pozostałych ulicach w tej dzielnicy miasta – ludzie robią zakupy, spotykają się z przyjaciółmi, spędzają czas na dachach starych kamienic. Wszystko jest takie „normalne”. I nagle pewnego zimowego dnia ta „normalność” zniknęła i wszystko stało się takie inne. A było to 25 stycznia 2011 roku."
Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Granger, Grant, and Grandpa
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
After the disastrous Battle at Chickamauga, the Battle for Chattanooga, was a glorious victory for the North, dealing a severe blow to the dying Confederate Cause. Years later, when reflecting on his Civil War adventure, Union Corporal Henry Annis, 96th Illinois, wrote a stirring account of this heady battle in his memoir: "Our Experiences on Lookout Mountain, November 23, 24, 25, 1863."
The Belhurst Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
On a cliff overlooking Seneca Lake in upstate New York, the Belhurst Castle proudly stands at the site of previous mansions and Indian fortresses, a place riddled with history and fantastic legends. Rumors abound of hauntings, hidden treasure, underground tunnels, and a curse on those who disturb old burial grounds. Eccentric and passionate individuals lived and died here over the centuries.