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The Most Victoria Crosses For A Single Action by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Numerous sources have stated that the most Victoria Crosses awarded for a single action were gained for the defence of Rorke’s Drift on 22/23 January 1879, during the Zulu War. However, my original research carried out from 1992 to 1994 for compiling The Chronological Roll of the Victoria Cross suggests that there were three prior superlatives. This is an up-to-date analysis of my findings.
A Second Miscellany of Manly by John MacRitchie
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A further collection of quirky historical information about Manly, New South Wales, based on the popular Manly Local Studies blog.
The Citizen Cannot Complain by Steven D. Miller
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » American
Why have Americans lost “the rights of all mankind”? Rights have responsibilities. Those who evade their responsibilities lose their rights. People who are otherwise responsible are cunningly deceived into waiving their rights. They become snared into waiving their God-given rights. Once the citizen waives his rights, he has no right to complain. You have been assimilated. Resistance is futile.
Cafeneaua Coanei Europa by Florian Olteanu & Carmen Zamfirescu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Romanian. Published: May 3, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » European
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 by Susie Kearley
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 by Stephen Liddell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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 by O Jay (Emperor)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: Simple English. Published: May 1, 2015 by O. Jay (Emperor). Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » History » American
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) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Aspecte ale integrării cultural-politice a provinciei Dacia în lumea Romană by Florian Olteanu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: Romanian. Published: April 29, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Reference
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 by Fred Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / 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 by Jan Griffith, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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 by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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 by Suzi Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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 by Stanislaw Sielicki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
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 by Laurel A. Rockefeller
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 » History » Biography
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 by David Myhra
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 by JE Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
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.