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Talmudic Storytelling: Timeless Lessons from the Ancient Sages
Price: Free! Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
About 2,000 years ago, the sages of the Talmud used storytelling teach lessons in ethics and morality. Appearing in their stories are God, Elijah the Prophet, Biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses, Satan, animals, nature and - even - each other.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Mormon Island to Salmon Falls
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Mormon Island to Salmon Falls book includes many maps and photos showing the remnants of mining operations, Mormon Island cemetery and school, Red Bank dairy, Negro Hill and Natomas water ditches rock retaining walls, and the old Salmon Falls Bridge when Folsom Lake reached record low water levels during the 2015 drought. This book traces the history along the South Fork of the American River.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Wild Goose Flats to Negro Hill
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Wild Goose Flats to Negro Hill book includes many photos and maps showing the remnants of mining operations, Zantgraf gold mine, Native American grinding holes, Massachusetts Flat tailings and structures, Negro Hill structures, old water canal, and Peninsula dams revealed when Folsom Lake during 2015 drought.
Native American History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book discusses the ways of the Native American tribes. Their struggle for a decent life, their fight against the deadly diseases and their position in the society of today.
Russian History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The history of Russia is anticipated to be a commonly comprehensible and plainly structured outline of Russia’s history since 1283, after the rise of Moscow. Read this book to know more about Russian History.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam book includes many photos and maps showing the old Rattlesnake Bar Bridge, water canal features of the North Fork Ditch, remnants of the Birdsall Dam that diverted the North Fork of the American River into the NFD, and the spectacular waterfalls of Knickerbocker Creek.
Industrial Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Industrial Revolution was the changeover to new industrial processes from somewhere in 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This evolution comprised of moving from manufacturing goods with hands to machineries, bettered efficacy of water power, manufacturing of new chemicals and producing iron through new ways, usage of steam power, the advancement of machine tools.
American Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The struggle for freedom began in 1775 and lasted for eight long years before it ended in 1783. In the struggle of the colonies against the British, the thirteen colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America acquired their independence from Great Britain and became United States. The great Revolution is also known as the American War of Independence.
African American History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Precisely what fragment of the African-American population is of exclusively African descent is unknown. In the past hundreds of years there has been a substantial mix of people from Africa with Europeans and American-Indians.
European History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The facts of European history have been put together in this book. The chapters are named primarily after an event that may have been the most prominent one during a period, but every chapter will cover more than just that event. It will cover the things that led to the event and the ones after the event as well.
US History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
United States of America, the super power of the world, is quiet a fascinating country for many. The cultural and ethnic diversity that it has is worth appreciation. It just doesn’t make sense that how this country carries so much diversity. How so many people did even started to live together when they had such different backgrounds in the first place?
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Granite Bay to Horseshoe Bar
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Granite Bay to Horseshoe Bar book includes many photos and maps around the sites of Carrolton, Dotons Bar, the Narrows, Zantgraf Mine suspension bridge, and a stone mason aqueduct constructed along the North Fork Ditch along the North Fork of the American River.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Folsom Dam to Rock Springs
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Folsom Lake was drained to less than 15% of its capacity during the California drought in 2015. This record low water level exposed many hidden historical gold rush sites from the 1850s. Kevin Knauss took numerous photos of historical sites and structures from Folsom Dam to Rock Springs that were usually covered by water. Numerous maps of the American River area are included.
ISIS Dusk: Special Forces War in Syria and Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following on from the bestseller ISIS Dawn, ISIS Dusk tells the final story of how the SAS, SBS, Delta and other special forces have been involved in the final push to help rid Iraq of Islamic State. It has been a fierce and bitter battle against a tenacious enemy who have used tactics and doctrine not too dissimilar to the Taliban and al- Qaeda.
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939)
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,490. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
Unspoken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Scopes "Monkey" trial and the final, undelivered, speech of William Jennings Bryan.
My Bluewater
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a small village called Bluewater that grew in the shadow of a large industrtial complex. In 1942 Canada was deeply involved in World War II. The Canadian government decided to build a plant to supply synthetic rubber for the war effort. The port city of Sarnia was selected because there was already a large oil refinery there and it offered the option of using the St. Laurence
Slavery
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.