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A Condessa de Assis by João Paulo Foschi
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Rio de Janeiro. Século XIX. No grande baile do Cassino Fluminense, Lorena Duarte Valão é apenas mais uma entre tantas moças casadoiras na corte do imperador D. Pedro II. No entanto, o que ninguém imagina é que essa jovem de extraordinária beleza e cheia de ideais romanescos é também uma ambiciosa arrivista, que deseja a qualquer preço ascender socialmente.
Histoire du Lauragais by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,390. Language: French. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Le Lauragais, près de Toulouse, est la région de France qui mérite le plus l’appellation de « Pays Cathare », celui des hérétiques tragiquement exterminés au XIIIe siècle. Froissart le décrit comme « les terres les plus fertiles du monde ». Sa vallée d'une immense importance économique et stratégique a joué un rôle important dans l'Histoire.
Letters from Lonehill by James Forson
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II - ULTRA, MAGIC, Y-Service, European Theater, Air War in Europe, Pacific and Far East, Planning the Defeat of Japan by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records tells the intriguing story of how airmen built intelligence organizations to collect and process information about the enemy in World War II, and much more.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines by Randall J Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions
Pearl to V-J Day: World War II in the Pacific - Air Force Symposium, Grand Strategy, Island Campaign, Intelligence Methodologies, Sea War Against Japan, Air and Submarine War, Atomic Bomb Decision by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records the proceedings of an Air Force symposium which offered a unique opportunity for its guest panelists — participants in that war or historians of it — to reflect on a variety of World War II subjects.
Хранить вечно by Aleksandr Sokolenko
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
A History of the Londonderry Literary Institute, Seaham Harbour by Fred Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book documents the definitive history of the Londonderry Institute at Seaham from it's opening in 1855. Built to serve the town as a Literary Institute it evolved into a focal point for public and social groups that bound the fabric of the community together. As it approached its centenary year it appeared to have reached the end of its useful life but the town would not let it be demolished.
History of the Air Corps Tactical School 1920 -1940 - World War I, Langley Field, Maxwell Field, Air Corps Doctrinal Center, Precision Bombardment, Conflict with the War Department General Staff by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,830. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines the 1930s Air Corps Tactical School at Maxwell Field, Alabama.
Paloma and the Horse Traders by Carla Kelly
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce by Juan Pablo Proal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
Fangturm by Filipe D'Orey Marchand
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Ao longo de todo o período da I Grande Guerra (1914-1918), esteve fundeado no porto de Palma de Maiorca um barco alemão, chamado Fangturm, que apenas dele saiu, como despojo e indemnização de guerra para a França, em 1919.
Rerum Uchronicarum Fragmenta by Marco Cristini
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 31, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Spesso si sente dire che la storia non si fa con i se e con i ma. La storia no, ma la letteratura sì. Che cosa sarebbe accaduto se i persiani avessero sconfitto i greci a Salamina? Cosa se la congiura contro Cesare fosse fallita? Cosa se Lutero fosse morto durante il suo viaggio a Roma? Cosa se il 28 giugno 1914 la pistola di Gavrilo Princip si fosse inceppata? Basta un piccolo evento, il volo di
A Radiografia by João Manuel Teixeira Alves
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A personagem de que vos falo neste livro chama-se Portugal e nasceu no dia 5 de Outubro de 1143. Neste dia, D. Afonso Henriques e seu primo, Afonso VII de Leão e Castela, assinavam o Tratado de Zamora, que representava o início da independência do reino português. 767 anos depois (5 de Outubro de 1910), acabava a monarquia e era implantada a República.
Sukarno - A Biography by Lambert J. Giebels
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
Cái cười của người Trung Hoa by Dong A Sang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách như là một dòng nước trong lành, bên dòng sông cuộc đời cuộn chảy, giúp người đọc lắng trong tâm hồn, cười làm cho tinh thần sảng khoái, tỉnh táo, để bước tiếp trên con đường đi của mình.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies. by Graham Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.