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Yes You! Yes Now! Visiting Your Ancestral Town
By Carolyn Schott
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Columbia-Capstone. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Visiting Your Ancestral Town was written by Carolyn Schott, a travel expert who started her adventures just like you: not knowing where to start or what to do. Learn from her experiences and enjoy the entertaining stories that will either inspire you to try it yourself or wisely inform you to take some other path. Either way, you’ll enjoy the journey!
What Israel Has Learned about Security
By Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible?
By David Hazony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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.
Caribbean Enigma: Drugs In Paradise
By Frank C. Newby
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An exploration of the history and modern realities that have created the Carribbean region. How the drug culture and the cartels are changing it; a key reference for understanding the political, social, and economic diversity of each individual island.
Fire Trap: The Tragedy of the Hope Development School
By Mark Masek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1924, 24 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.
Heritage Quest
By Jami Lynn Sands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Heritage Quest takes the reader on a journey back in time. From the getting started phase, through a step-by-step research and networking process, the reader will uncover fascinating facts to record.
A Short History of Transportation
By James P. Abesen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Confined for millennia to the distance our feet or compliant animals could carry us, the industrial age revolutionized our travel possibilities by birthing trains, cars and airplanes.
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice
By J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
War of 1812 Land Battles
By Ronald T. Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
Mexico: Drug Merchant to the World
By Frank C. Newby
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
A complete guide to understanding the drug wars, drug smuggling and violence which is tearing Mexico apart. Learn about the individual drugs, their source, and the people who are engaged in the violence and brutality. A discussion of the miserable coverage which the United States press is givng to the problems. Look at the coverups being perpetrated by our government. An expose of bureaucracy.
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil
By Miguel Bronchud
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book starts in the ancient Castle at Mora De Rubielos, in Spain. This Castle has a XIIIth century winding staircase, leading to the dungeon, with secret Masonic symbols engraved on the vertical side of most steps and on the walls. The author made attempts to save the stairs (and the engravings) from the destruction of time and wear, but also to understand the meaning of these symbols.
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. Category: 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.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
By David Petersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Przebudzenie Cheopsa
By Andrzej Wojcikiewicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: Polish. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
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Z książki dowiesz się dlaczego budowana została Wielka Piramida w Egipcie i jakie może mieć znaczenie dla naszych czasów szczególnie w kontekście zagrożeń przewidzianych na grudzień 2012 roku.
London Slums the Seven Dials
By Terry Trainor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
The Vernons of Hanbury
By Andrew Harris
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
By Rebecca Skinner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Запретная История от Уйсуна. Историческая Летопись.
By Албан
Price: Free! Words: 21,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Очень интересная историческая рукопись. Полезна читателям, которые интересуются происхождением великого Чингисхана и историей Центральной Азии. Долгое время истинная история тюрков находилась под запретом. И только после обретения независимости и интеграции в мировое сообщество, тюрки получили возможность восстановить свою историю. Книга посвящена великой истории тюрков.
U.S. Army Field Manual: Knowledge Management Section (FM 6-01.1) - Integrating KM into Operations of Brigades, Divisions, and Corps
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual provides doctrine for the organization and operations of the knowledge management (KM) section. It establishes the doctrinal principles, tactics, techniques, and procedures necessary to effectively integrate KM into the operations of brigades, divisions, and corps.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.