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And then shall The End Come
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Series: END TIME, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
The END TIME... Fact or Fiction? You owe it to yourself to know the truth!
A Brief History of Candle Making
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the candle revolutionized human experience. Before the candle, darkness ruled the night.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
Symbols of China
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
Россия. Географический фактор
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: Russian. Published: June 22, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Вам интересно: почему центром русской цивилизации стала Москва, а не Киев? Почему у европейцев появилось негативное уничижительное восприятие образа России? Почему Германией не был реализован план блиц-крига в войне против СССР? Откуда появились у русских лень и героизм?… – Эта книга для Вас! Краткое, информативное, лаконичное изложение и недвусмысленная интерпретация фактов будут для Вас полезны
Horten Argentine IAe-48
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Decades long all-wing designer Reimar Horten's seismic shift to a Mach 2.2 Ogee Gothic delta wing twin Rolls-Royce "Avon" powered Coke-shaped fuselage with turbines hung on short pods. This was to be an Argentine "Area Rule" flying machine of the late 1950s. Suggested by Reimar's friend, genius Hans Multhopp, it would be his last aircraft design after years of all-wings.
An Occurrence at Brice's Crossroads
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“I was going to bike down to it”, she said, “but then you would have missed it. That horse buggy from the 1830's was remarkably eerie didn't you think?” Eerie? Haunted! Supposedly – if you believed the sign - it was Jackson's personal transport to Washington after his election. He traveled alone – wife died from the campaign. Politics must have once been bitter; the buggy was still seething..
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
The Christchurch Destructor
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of the Destructor is interesting, partly because it is a story untold, and partly because of the controversy surrounding the decision to build the furnace.
The von Rosenberg Family of Texas: The Civil War Years
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by The Electric Scroll. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1849, the Peter Carl von Rosenberg family fled Germany (then Prussia). They are soon caught up in violence and unstable politics again as the U.S. moves inexorably into the Civil War. Follow the von Rosenbergs through their early years in the United States, and their struggle to gain citizenship not once, but twice, as they seek for the peace and opportunity promised in their new home.
Early VTOL Aircraft (before 1967)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
America's War and Peace Cycles;1686 to Present, With Projections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the only cycle analyses and study of America's war peace history, from colonial times and Indian battles to the present of the 09-11 attacks and America's invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Periods of war are followed by periods of peace, and they have occurred in regular periods, which I have defined as 'time fractuals'. War and Peace periods, their pivotal turning Times are Predictable!
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
What Really Happened to Patton
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Really Happened to General Patton. Instant karma revisited. An end to conspiracy theories has finally arrived.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.