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Cafeneaua Coanei Europa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Romanian. Published: May 3, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Essays
În carte sunt redate evoluții geopolitice de după epoca Războiului Rece, cu accent pe relația SUA și Federației Ruse cu Balcanii și Orientul Mijlociu
Memories of the Second World War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a collection of interviews with people who remember the Second World War. None of them were on the front line, but some were serving their country as Naval Wrens, one was a Royal Air Force Cartographer, and one was posted at Bletchley Park, involved in code breaking activities there. Among the other interviewees are a nurse, farmer, evacuee, & man who remembers German occupation of Jersey.
101 Most Horrible Tortures In History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » World
101 Most Horrible Tortures In History misses out all the boring stuff and gets straight to the very sharp point, the weird, bizarre and even a bit of the gore! Often when learning history at school we'd all squirm in our chairs at hearing about the odd bit of torture or terrible execution but on the inside a bit of us loved it. History doesn't have to be torture!
What You Never Knew About the Religion of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: Simple English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
The book came about as a result of team work and hard work; a product of the study of the ancient religion especially that of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas of the North and South America respectively. The book x-rays their religious beliefs, lives and practices. If really you want to know intimately about the religious of these people you don’t have to go and buy three different books.
Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
The Book and Libraries
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The history of the book, and the relationship between the book and libraries.
Aspecte ale integrării cultural-politice a provinciei Dacia în lumea Romană
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: Romanian. Published: April 29, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
În prezent, ultimele cercetări legate de poziția Daciei romane în geopolitica Antichității clasice tind să accentueze rolul acesteia din punct de vedere al procesului de romanizare-integrare în dauna celui militar și, mai ales, a celui material, atât de vehiculat în istoriografia de dinainte de 1989.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
The Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is my Family's brief history as I recall it. This should be a nice book to have in your Griffith family book case.
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
Regency Overview Book 1 Regency Life Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes give an overview of life through longer Regency years, plus a light-hearted look at the people, places, and fashions of the times.
Saxo Grammaticus on Pre-Christian Religion of the Slavs: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Among the literary sources on pre-Christian religion and mythology of the Slavs, accounts of Saxo Grammaticus are specially characterized by the detailed and rigorous descriptions and the minimal use of the ideologically motivated narrative instruments. The following translation is intended to make Saxo Grammaticus' texts more accessible for a wider circle of readers, both specialists and not.
Mary Queen of the Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
Egypt: Land of the Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Many legends and speculation in Egyptian mythology surround the pyramids. Why were they built, and how were they built? They have been described as burial tombs for the pharaohs, and giant observatories. Speculation also exists they were ceremonial sites where the ancients performed secret rituals.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
See you in Istanbul - Kistalight
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: Swedish. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Äldre par på vift i Istanbul eller livet är en weekend tour
Priče iz Gođenja - 2.dio
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 19, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Knjiga "Priče iz Gođenja" je serija priča koje su nastale u periodu od 2005 do 2014 u kojima je Mehmedalija Sulejman Lilić prenosio vijesti iz rodnog sela i sa svojim bogatim i razumljivim stilom uz mnoštvo slika budio uspomene po svijetu rasutih Gođenjaca. Drugi dio obuhvata dio priča napisanih 2005., 2006. i 2007. godine
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the