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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.
Pueblos de la Antigüa Turquia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Nos encontramos con aquellos pueblos, civilizaciones, pequeños poblados que no han tenido renombre en la historia pero que han sido importantes en la conquista de grandes imperios, a través de la influencia o la conquista, estos pueblos pudieron ser manipulados por ser tierras de gran riquezas para aquellos grandes imperios codiciosos
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
Grammaire de la carte
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Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Seti's Secret - Book 6 of Meredith Pink's Adventures in Egypt
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Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Merry and Adam have evidence linking the Dead Sea Scrolls - and the mysterious Copper Scroll in particular - to the Pharaoh Akhenaten. They also have a whole set of new questions about how the Exodus might link to the Amarna period. Join Meredith on her latest adventure along the Nile as she unlocks more secrets from Egypt's ancient past.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Land Of The Rulers
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Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Army National Guard (ARNG) Special Forces (SF) Units: The Standard and the Future - Special Operations for Unconventional Warfare, Core Competencies, Soldier's Personal Perspective
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army National Guard SF units are not sufficiently trained or resourced. Their capabilities and readiness were further degraded by their recent high operational tempo.
Munich Playground: The Myth of the Nazi Superman
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As senior correspondent for Reuters in Munich from 1936-1941, American Ernest Pope saw the cruel and outrageous behavior of Nazis in their native habitat.
Magic, Religion & Cannabis
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Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Steven Hager has spent a lifetime investigating the connection between cannabis and spirituality and puts most everything he knows on the subject into this illuminating book. Includes Enlightenment is Fun and The New Pot Enlightenment.
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK
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Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. Also includes Dirty Money, Secret Societies, and Everything You Need to Know About JFK's Assassination.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Starożytność. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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Dzieje Europy i świata w starożytności. W książce przedstawiono historię despotycznych monarchii Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu, dzieje greckich miast-państw oraz historię imperium rzymskiego.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In this third and final volume of Howard Carter's classic work on his historic discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, he gets down to the details of the objects contained in the Treasury and the Annexe.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: The Discovery (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt)
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
"Let me try and tell the story of it all. It will not be easy, for the dramatic suddenness of the initial discovery left me in a dazed condition, and the months that have followed have been so crowded with incident that I have hardly had time to think." The book is Carter's personal story of the greatest adventure of his life.