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Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
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You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
U.S. Army Ranger Handbook (SH 21-76) - Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Demolitions, Movement, Patrols, Drills, Mountaineering, Machine Gun, Convoy, Urban Operations, Survival, Aviation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the American Ranger is a long and colorful saga of courage, daring, and outstanding leadership. It is a story of men whose skills in the art of fighting have seldom been surpassed.
Bushwhacked at the Flora-Bama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The fascinating true story of the iconic bar on the Alabama-Florida Line...with patriarch Joe Gilchrist.
Fighting on Empty: How Hitler and Hirohito Lost the Economic War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and Fascist Italy all embarked on their Second World War plans of conquest without one vital factor: sound economies that could absorb and withstand the stresses of total war. In this groundbreaking study, Robin Bromby shows how all three Axis powers went into battle with seriously flawed economies, inadequate industrial capacity and deficient food security.
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
The Real Military Volume One of Two
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
The Dead Media Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
The Holy Scripture New Testament - Book Three: Letters To The Churches
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Series: The Holy Scripture New Testament Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
WORLD DOMAIN is very pleased to present this most excellent Book Three: Letters To The Churches. This book starts with 1 Corinthians and finish through 2nd Peter, in a much needed easy to read format with a help-finding index at the end. And beautiful poetry too, added to give you uplifting moments as you read God's beautiful Book on Life Itself...
My Auntie Zoya
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
Những mẩu chuyện thú vị về vương quốc chữ Hán
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Thông qua những câu chuyện, những ví dụ cụ thể, những hình ảnh, giúp quý bạn hiểu thêm 9 vấn đề liên quan đến chữ Hán như sau : 1) Nguồn gốc chữ Hán. 2) Các thể chữ Hán. 3) Sinh hoạt người xưa qua chữ Hán. 4) Phương pháp cấu tạo chữ Hán. 5) Những chữ Hán quanh ta. 6) Góp nhặt chuyện chữ nghĩa.7) Chữ nghĩa kiêng kị và ngục tù. 8) Hình và chữ Hán. 9) Chữ số và văn hoá Trung Hoa.
Lenin, Trotsky and the Theory of the Permanent Revolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Wellred Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A new work crtically analysing and comparing Lenin and Trotsky's writings in relation to the theory of the Permanent Revolution and defending that theory against revisionist writers.
The Struggle for the Holy Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 192,780. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The 3,500 year history of the Middle East extending from biblical times to the present.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
New Zealand Railways
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
Parallel Developments: A Geophysical / Paleontological Timeline from Big Bang to 3000BC
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book is intended to provide a quick reference for anyone with an interest in Earth – from layman to scientist, and compiles the events Earth has experienced through its 4.6 billion years of history, presenting them in an orderly chronological sequence in order to allow the reader to place them in context with some of the global issues facing the world today.
American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
True Stories of Early Australia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The result of much research into a bygone era this book is packed with fascinating stories which have hitherto been lost to time but now complete with old black and white and color photos it brings to life strange and unusual happenings of the period from the late 19th Century to the mid-20th. This book is a “must-read" for those who love well-researched historical non-fiction of early Australia.