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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: $2.99 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.
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. 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.
Partners in Freedom: Contributions of the Langley Research Center to U. S. Military Aircraft of the 1990s - Harrier, C-17, F/A-18, A-10, F-111, A-6, EA-6B, F-14, X-29, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-15, B-2 by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA documents the contributions of Langley Research Center to specific military aircraft that were operational in the 1990's.
Doc Jackson's Letters Home: A Combat Medic's 1968 Letters from Vietnam by Jerome J. Jackson & Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Private E-1 Jerome Jackson’s letters, hurriedly handwritten on muddy paper to his mother from jungles and sandbag bunkers, tell the true, first person, contemporary account of a combat medic, rich with the details of how soldiers survived day to day in a life-threatening landscape. They reveal Doc’s rage against the mismanagement of a military fiasco during what Jackson considered a senseless war.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour by Fred Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. 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.
Vanguard of Valor: Strykers in Afghanistan - 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in Kandahar Province 2009 - Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Combat Record, Foothold in the Arghandab by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this detailed study examines the Army's first deployment of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2009.
There Shall Be An Independent Scotland: British And Scottish Nationalism After The 2014 #Indyref by Malory Nye
Price: Free! Words: 27,570. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Scottish independence is one of the most significant political debates that has taken place within the UK nation's three hundred year history. One thing is clear: there shall be an independent Scotland, one day. In this collection of papers, Nye uses contemporary and historical examples to explore Scottish-British relations and particularly the values given to both British and Scottish nationalism
Reading the Enemy's Mail: Origins and Development of U.S. Army Tactical Radio Intelligence in World War II, European Theater of Operations - Wartime Operations, Direction Finding Equipment by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study traces the development of American radio intelligence at the operational and tactical levels from its beginnings in World War I through the end of World War II.
Military Bibliographies: History, Terrorism, Military Classics, Ethics, Cyberspace, Conflict Termination, Women in the Military, China Relations, Officership, Civil-Military, All-Volunteer Force by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 226,080. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this massive collection of thirteen selected military bibliographies covers a wide range of vital topics.
The Family by Jan Griffith, Sr
Price: $1.99 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: $2.99 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 Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum by Stanislaw Sielicki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.
Border Pioneers by Joan Stanfield
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
As an academic, a lover of history, with a strong interest in geography, I have extended my earlier research into the early colony, settlements in the Hunter Valley and resettlement beyond, in my first book ‘A Patchwork Quilt.’ Now, after researching and visiting the river valleys in northern NSW and Queensland, my next book “Border Pioneers’ subtitled ‘the Pastoralists,’ investigates the pioneer
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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: 3,240. 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.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.