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Letters to Lyla
By Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo
By Laura Fernandez Mascgregor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
Cento giorni
By Gabriele Dado'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
Sacred Weapons, Profane Enemies: Saint John Paul II's War on Communism
By Geoff Bardell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book tells the story of how John Paul II politically deployed sacred weapons and profane enemies in communist Poland. In so doing, the Pope evoked and refashioned nationalist and religious cultural memories shaped over centuries and thereby influenced the prevailing political culture of opposition that went on to peacefully and successfully overthrow the regime.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 2)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,680. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Người thầy thuốc trên phải thông thiên văn, dưới tường địa lý, giữa hiểu nhân sự, mới có thể dạy dân dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh, trị liệu bệnh tật cho dân. Muốn có học vấn, y thuật, y đức, người thầy thuốc phải đọc Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Cuốn Linh khu (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 41 - 81 của Hoàng Đế nội kinh.
The Soul of Jesus
By Doug Simpson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,660. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by 5 Prince Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
As part of His preparations for the long-prophesied birth of our Savior, God selected a devout group of primarily Jewish Essenes to oversee this monumental undertaking. The Soul of Jesus delves into numerous details surrounding these readily-available but little-known preparations which preceded the birth of Jesus.
Cleopatra VII: Evil Temptress of the Nile
By James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
The Wounded Eagle: Volume 4
By Chris Covert
Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 150,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
The fourth and last volume of a multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing the Mexican Drug War in 2012
Steamboats on the Tar
By Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
The Irreversible Life of Mann
By Odell Myers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ripe with irony, humor and realism, Odell Myer’s novel of young men called away to war simultaneously grips and embraces readers. Drawn into the narrative, readers soar and triumph—and crash and burn with the characters. His story has an astonishing ability to transport his listeners back to that period of time when very young people, through sacrifice and heroism, set the future course of history
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh cho rằng, những bậc thánh nhân, những người thông minh coi trọng dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh hơn là chữa bệnh. Muốn như vậy, thì phải có sách vỡ, phải đọc sách và ứng dụng; tất nhiên không có cuốn sách nào toàn diện hơn, hay hơn, tin cậy hơn, là sách tổ của ngành y – Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3) : Từ thiên 70 đến 81.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
By M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
By Cameron Crosby
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
The Tribe Within
By Anthony Murphy Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 57,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Tribe Within A history of DNA Celtic tribe R1b-L513 (Book One) Where do we come from? This book proposes to solve this age old question for about 100 family surnames. Author Anthony Murphy Barrett takes the latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe to put science and history together to present a stunning revelation of a tribal history not told for a thousand years.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
By J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
Hobson's Choice
By David Hilton-Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
By Søren Nørby
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.