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French Fries In The American Southwest
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
In the aftermath of the drugged-out 1960s, two American teenagers drift about the American Southwest looking for trouble, soaking themselves in the heat of the Mojave Desert while rubbing up against the dregs of the dying hippie biker culture, managing to avoid getting killed, or worse. Each adventure begins with improbable amount of french fries and unhealthy amounts of salt.
The Revolt of the Zanj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
Atlantis - Legend or History?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Atlantis - Legend or History? reveals our the theories as never before! Have you ever wondered if the Atlantis was about a real thing? This short book, looks at many facts, assumptions and theories and looks to draw a correlation between what is known, what is logical and what may be the truth that so many want to deny.
Casanova's Winning Ticket
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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Giacomo Casanova is best known for his amorous adventures. But did you know about his role in founding the first successful modern lottery?
The Tower of Babel - Legend or History?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Tower of Babel - Legend or History? reveals our shared ancestry as never before! Have you ever wondered if the Tower of Babel Story was about a real thing? Certainly, many scientists and historians try not to confirmed its existence but according to many, people were simply too dumb to have created such a thing 6 or 7 thousand years ago.
American History A Day at A Time – March
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
Chinese Education in Singapore: An Untold Story of Conflict and Change
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This unauthorized account is a colorful story of secret societies and their wars, of Sinitic languages and dialects, and of suppressions by a colonial government in a free port. Its pages are not crammed with historical facts and dates, but filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants over 200 years. It is an impression of their achievements and a witness to their weakness of character.
The Return of the Dananites, and How They Changed the World.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The two sons of Dan were named Pele Seti and Ochy Och, after great Dananite ancestors. Pele Seti emerged in history as Pharaoh Seti 1st, father of Ram Seti 11nd, and today the Greeks carry the name of his brother, Ochy Och (Ogy Og). Og died while establishing his Chou Dan (Jordan) kingdom in what is now Israel, but his son Mac Og, a 'Danovous', completed the task. They founded Jerusalem and Rome!
Edge of Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
Lowcountry Hurricanes: South Carolina History and Folklore of the Sea from Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach
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Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Two true tales of joy, tragedy, and survival tell of South Carolina coast residents battling Hurricanes near Myrtle Beach. In suspenseful "The Flagg Flood," three Flagg family generations struggle desperately against a historic 1893 hurricane's fury at Huntington Beach. In the charming reminiscence "Every Sixty Years," a Murrells Inlet family faces two major storms with strength and courage.
The Great Gale of 1871
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
The Family That Went To War
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight. Only 3 returned. This is the saga of their conflict.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
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Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.