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Historia Económica de Colombia
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Interesante visión de la evolución y desarrollo de los flujos económicos de Colombia, desde el momento en que se produjo la conquista por avarientos españoles hasta 1970, cuando el autor de la obra completó un extenso archivo documental analítico y publicó una obra llena de datos concretos, fechas precisas y hechos irrefutables desde la perspectiva académica y cronológica.
Tempest-Tost: The Refugee Experience Through One Community's Prism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Surrounded by controversy, refugees who come to the U.S. have often suffered greatly, as they explain in their own words. Some describe them as threats bringing terrorism to America, though the nation was created by those fleeing persecution. They survive and begin new lives, working hard, successful and especially grateful for the second chance.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
Social Cultural History of Ancient India
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The present Book “ Social and Cultural History of Ancient India” has been prepared for the students of graduate, Post Graduate and other Competitive Examination of History Courses Syllabus in almost all the Indian Universities. This work is also meant for the general readers who have some interest in early Indian history. The present work deals with the ancient history of India from Stone Age to S
Social Cultural History of Ancient India
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The present Book “ Social and Cultural History of Ancient India” has been prepared for the students of graduate, Post Graduate and other Competitive Examination of History Courses Syllabus in almost all the Indian Universities. This work is also meant for the general readers who have some interest in early Indian history. The present work deals with the ancient history of India from Stone Age to S
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is a social history about a German family living through the tumultuous years of 1914 to 1947. The story is told through journals, letters, and photos that were saved by Willy Geheb who was the only family member that immigrated to the United States. Historical comments, added for depth and clarity, enrich the reader's experience.
BERDER la magnifique
Price: $3.55 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Berder la belle, Berder la magnifique est détentrice d'une histoire construite par des hommes et des femmes hors du commun. À travers les portraits du comte Dillon, du général Boulanger, de la duchesse d'Uzès, truculents et passionnants, laissons-nous porter au gré des ans. Ces personnages hauts en couleur font partie de l'histoire de France, de l'histoire de la Bretagne.
The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Eagle and Child - Book One: The Old World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
n this first book of the Eagle and Child historical novel series, young Devon Quail is launched into an often dangerous world by the death of her entire family. Her spirit and ingenuity will be tested again and again as she moves through the full spectrum of 19th-century London society and beyond, from the penniless to the over-privileged.
Gringos,contras y sandinistas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Interesante perspectiva geopolítica, histórica y estratégica de la guerra civil nicaragüense derivada de la revolución sandinista apadrinada por Cuba y la Unión Soviética, que por tratarse de un hecho político de gran magnitud en Latinoamérica, desató la respuesta intensa de la CIA de Estados Unidos con grupos armados y el famoso escándalo Irán-Contras del coronel Oliver North
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
Nordsø-Eskadren og Kampen ved Helgoland d. 9 Mai 1864.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: Danish. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Otto Lütken har samlet officielle beretninger og øjenvidneberetninger fra slaget ved Helgoland den 9. maj 1864, og har herudfra sammenstykket en spændende beretning om både optakten til slaget og selve kamphandlingen ved Helgoland majdagen i 1864.
The Cathedral of Truth
Price: $3.49 $1.75 USD. (50% off!) Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
RELIGIOUS ZIONIZM OF RAV KOOK
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This book is an abridged version of the book Rav Kook, the Man and his Teaching by Pinchas Polonsky, published by Machanaim in 2006. It was the first publication in Russian on the fundamental tenets of Religious Zionism, and about Rav Kook.
The Constitution - A Revolutionary Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The historically accurate and decidedly entertaining owner’s manual, The Constitution – A Revolutionary Story covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States founding documents - but with a healthy dose of political humor. It offers a historically accurate and informative background on the nation’s founding documents, but unlike the original, it won't put you into a coma.
Rafael Reyes Biografía de un gran colombiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Rafael Reyes es uno de los personajes más destacados en la turbulenta historia de Colombia. Dirigente político astuto y militar con grado de general como consecuencia de la cosecha de ascensos que depararon las absurdas guerras civiles de finales del siglo XIX, además de empresario e inversionista ambicioso, Reyes transitó por la burocraciacomo ministro, senador, embajador y presidente 1904-1909
Once Upon a Wartime III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by Barny Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
These memories were collected in the 1980s when Molly Burkett interviewed men who had been involved in the Second World War and decided their stories should be preserved for future generations to hear exactly as it was in the war and what they went through.
Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. This well-illustrated volume lists the ships and their stories .....