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A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Three Years and a Day: 1862-1865 (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 321,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the thousands of regimental histories, Civil War diaries, and Civil War letters, this volume stands out. The 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment fought in some of the most important and memorable actions of the American Civil War, including Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
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Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
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Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs
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Price: Free! Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans in the Historical Record as well Dinosaurs in the Historic Record
Chuyện trời ơi ! Facebook.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách chọn lọc hơn 100 câu chuyện đã được đăng trên Facebook(trích từ những sách của Đông A Sáng); mục đích mua vui, thư giãn, được nhiều bạn bè hoan nghênh. Mỗi chuyện đều có ý vị riêng nhưng chung nhất là dí dỏm, ưu nhã phóng túng và lãng mạn.
Peoria Stories: Tales from the Illinois Heartland
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 68,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Amika Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Stories about people and events which helped shape a city and region. Included are profiles of Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Lindbergh and many other famous and not so famous figures who played a part in the rich history of Peoria and Central Illinois. Zurski skillfully intertwines local and national perspectives into each story for a captivating trip back to the past.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Assembled with skill and sensitivity by social activist Homer A. Jack, this selection of brief and incisive quotations range from religion and theology, personal and social ethics, service, and international and political affairs, to the family, education, culture, Indian problems, and Gandhi's most original concept, satyagraha — group nonviolent direct action.
Rươu & văn hóa Trung Hoa
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
Silent Sonora
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Silent Sonora is a life history centered in depression era Scottsdale, Arizona. A tent-dwelling family's struggles, aspirations, tragedies, and triumphs-- are revealed.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Lockington Crash at the Crossing
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 26th July 1986 a train derailed after striking a van at an open level crossing in a remote East Yorkshire village. The resulting carnage killed nine people, injured 42 and left dozens of survivors and families reeling from the shock for the rest of their lives. Now for the first time the full story of that tragedy can be told.
The Bank Holiday Murders: The True Story of the First Whitechapel Murders (Jack the Ripper)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This multiple award-winning work of literary archeology lifts the veil of history and presents fresh discoveries and new revelations regarding the early murders of Jack the Ripper. It eschews the tired approach of unsatisfying 'final solutions' in favor of solid research and logical reasoning, and brings the reader closer to Jack the Ripper than ever before.
Bốn mươi bảy quỷ kế
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách nêu ra 47 mưu kế, khai thác trong sách của Quỷ Cốc, áp dụng thành công trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Mỗi mưu kế được dẫn chứng, minh, họa bằng nhũng tiểu truyện hấp dẫn, thú vị trong các tác phẩm nổi tiếng như Sử kí Tư Mã Thiên, Tả truyện, Chiến Quốc sách, Đông Châu liệt quốc, Tam Quốc chí ... Là một quyển sách công phu, hay và mới lạ, không thể bỏ qua !