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Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand by Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Shipwrecked for 13 days on a coral reef by Murray Burt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Being shipwrecked on a reef in the west indies can be a thrilling brand of fun — once you know you’re going to survive.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life by Ethan E. Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia by Adam Rankin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Did you know Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams died on the same day? Did you know FDR changed the date of Thanksgiving for several years? Or how about the fact that Canadians often buy their milk in plastic bags. The Rankin Book Of Random Facts and Trivia is filled with many more great facts from history and culture.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
Cultura Espiritual Egipcia by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Fiction » Literature » Religious
Dioses y Diosas de la Cultura Egipcia Antigua. La simbología sagrada y los misterios encerrados en las pictografías e imágenes de los grandes maestros de sabiduría y los hierofantes del secreto milenario egipcio.
Diary for a Day: 23rd April 2011 by Chudleigh Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The residents of Chudleigh, a small town in Devon, kept a diary for 23rd April 2011, which was both St George's Day and Easter Saturday. The diaries were displayed as part of the Chudleigh Literary Festival on 18th July 2011. They are now brought together in book form as input to the social history of Chudleigh.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames by Russell Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » War
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
How Canada Won the Great War by Robert Child
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
Five Fatal Flaws of Flt123 by Marc Hagan
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A documentary of the world's worst single air disaster. A step by step of the before, during, and aftermath of the last 32 minutes of deadly errors leading to what is still regarded as the World's worst singular air crash.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
Chicamauga: Battle of The Blue and The Gray by Lee Gabor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook contains a poem of reincarnation and brief details of the Battle of this sacred place in far northwest Georgia.
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible? by David Hazony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
For a century, archaeological expeditions have backed up many of the stories presented in the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). In recent years, however, a new generation of scholars has emerged claiming that the Bible is mostly a myth -- and that archaeology doesn't prove a thing. In this 2003 essay, author David Hazony shows the hidden assumptions in this high-stakes game.
Fire Trap: The Tragedy of the Hope Development School by Mark Masek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1924, 23 people, mostly girls and young women from 5 to 26 years old, died in the Hope Development School fire near Los Angeles, a tragedy that has become an all-but-forgotten part of the city’s history. But the real tragedy was that state and county officials knew that the building was a dangerous fire trap, but were unable to find a safe location for the school.
A Short History of Transportation by James P. Abesen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
The history of transportation is a long and interesting one. For millennia travel was by foot or draft animal. The industrial age revolutionized travel by birthing modern transportation modes. Transportation methods between then and now have changed dramatically.
U.S. Army Handbook: Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises, Combat Training Center (CTC) Trainers by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unit leaders contribute substantially to their unit's mission success or lack of success. For this reason, the Army devotes considerable resources to foster the development of leaders during unit training exercises.
U.S. Army Commander's Handbook for Unit Leader Development - Translating Leader Feedback, Prioritizing Leader Development Activities, Integrating Development into Day-to-Day Activities by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.
Rendezvous In Space - A Look In on Military Space Power - Effects of Starfish Prime Nuclear Explosion on Space Policy, Comparison of Space Power to Air Power by Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper compares the challenges to national space power today with those seen during the developing years of air power. The comparison illustrates how the United States compounds its space power risks to national security today in similar ways to how mindsets impacted air power implementation prior to WWII.