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Герои вчерашних дней
By Vadim Nesterov
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
By Tahseen Chowdhury
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Betrayal, Resurrection, and Conversion
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Author presented his rational explanation for three miracles in Christianity: Judas' betrayal, Jesus' resurrection, and the conversion to Christianity of Paul. His hypotheses were based on a fresh interpretation of the biblical texts; the source documents of the miracles. So, his new theories are logically and factually consistent with biblical description.
Steam Age Machines
By R. R. Green
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
By Al Molaison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
Cammini e viaggiatori
By Marco Crestani
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 25, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In Cammini e viaggiatori si è voluta raccontare la pace di luoghi paradisiaci come l'inquietudine di luoghi accidentati. Luoghi evocativi legati alla Prima Guerra Mondiale camminate, pause di silenzio, visioni. Il paesaggio è il vero protagonista, il sipario sulla scienza del mondo.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
By Jason Wallace
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Ancient Mississippi
By Brandon Herd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An effort to apply new theories and research to evidence found in Mississippi that will illuminate the history of the region from approximately 10,000 BC to just after first contact with Europeans. The reader will be exposed to new evidence of an ancient lost civilization and will see compelling evidence regarding America's oldest secret.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
By H Harkins
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
By CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Tanzania Yuko Tembo Sebuleni
By Mlenge Fanuel Mgendi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Swahili. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The conversation in Tanzania is focused elsewhere, ignoring the elephant in the room. Swahili book. [In Swahili: Mjadala Tanzania umeelekezwa kwingine, japo tembo yuko sebuleni. Kimeandikwa kwa Kiswahili. ]
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
By KeriLynn Engel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
By Richard J Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.
Day of the Miracles, Alaskan Earthquake 1964
By Charles H. Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the great Alaska earthquake on Good Friday, 1964. Measuring 8.6 on the Richter Scale, it was the strongest earthquake ever recorded in North America, exploding with the force of 12,000 atomic bombs, killing 150 people. Its effect on a major population center, the city of Anchorage, is as revealing of the human spirit today as it was at the time.
Aus Dem Schrecken Erwacht Eine Liebe…
By Tassos Antonopoulos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ein historischer Roman der auf wahren Begebenheiten, vom Autor eyewitnessed basiert. Die Hauptfiguren sind George und Frosso: zwei junge Menschen, die in und traf verliebte in widrigen Umständen, er der Sohn eines berüchtigten kommunistischen; sie die Tochter eines Anti-Kommunist. Sie überlebte die 1944 Griechischen Bürgerkrieg und erlebten einen wahren Golgatha der Unmenschlichkeit in Meligalas.
The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
By Harvey Maddux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776: The Story Behind A Demand of Blood
By Nadia Dean
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776 tells the story behind the writing of A Demand of Blood. Author Nadia Dean describes the genesis of the book and tells how writing A Demand of Blood changed her life. It is a story of perseverance and faith, and of one woman’s passion for finding the truth, no matter how long it takes. Includes an excerpt from A Demand of Blood: The Cherokee War of 1776.