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The Cable Industry - A Short History Through Three Generations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
“The Cable Industry – A Short History Through Three Generations” by Larry Satkowiak concisely explains how the cable industry evolved from its modest CATV beginnings in 1948 to its current status as a telecommunications powerhouse. This unique three-generation introduction to the cable industry surveys major developments across this multi-faceted business.
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Edition
Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Sherpatude No. 26: "Humor is a combat multiplier ..." Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced patriotism—and rooted in the coffee-black soil and plain-spoken voice of the American Midwest—journalist-turned-poet Randy Brown (sometimes writing as "Charlie Sherpa") reveals behind-the-scenes stories of U.S. soldier-citizenship. From Boot Camp to Bagram, Afghanistan. And back home again.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Acts of Valor: U.S. Navy SEAL's Story of Heroisim
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 20, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From the densely packed warren of walled compounds that doubled neatly as enemy bunkers, lush orchards, and high up in the rugged mountainous border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan. U.S. Navy SEALs have fought some deadly battles paying the ultimate sacrifice. Locked in bloody combat with a fierce and battle hardened enemy in a dangerous and harsh environment.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Children's Nursery Rhymes: The Dark History & Origins of Kid's Nursery Rhymes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: The dark history and real origins of our favourite children's nursery rhymes. The stories you were told by your grandmother and the ghoulish reality of them.
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam 1965-1968 - Swift Boats, Vung Ro Incident, Arnheiter Affair, Game Warden, Mining, Trawler Intercepts, Tet, Task Force Clearwater
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 286,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Navy represents the first comprehensive scholarly attempt to piece together the operational history of the U.S. Navy in South Vietnam from the first coastal patrols in 1965 through the 1968 Tet Offensive.
TOBAGO BETWEEN SIGHTING AD COLONIZATION
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are five issues which have dominated Tobago’s history since Europeans came into the west hemisphere. These are the decimation of Tobago’s Caribs; disputes and wars over ownership of the island; Tobago’s stint as a sugar colony; Africans and their descendants as slaves and emancipated slaves on the island; and Tobago’s annexation to Trinidad.
The Gulf Theater 1813-1815: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812 - Andrew Jackson, Fort Bowyer, Capture of Pensacola, Lake Borgne, Villere Plantation Night Battle, New Orleans, Fort St. Philip
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines battle around the Gulf of Mexico in the War of 1812.
The Petersburg and Appomattox Campaigns 1864-1865 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War - Crossing the James River, Deep Bottom, Autumn Operations, Hatcher's Run, Fort Stedman, Lee, Grant
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns of 1864 and 1865 in the American Civil War.
Project 1704: U.S. Army War College Analysis of Russian Strategy in Eastern Europe, Appropriate U.S. Response, and Implications for U.S. Landpower - Putin's Rise to Power, Military, Ukraine Crisis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,570. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army carefully examines the threat posed by the aggressive Russian strategy in Europe pursued by President Vladimir Putin.
Britain, a Christian Country: A Nation Defined by Christianity and the Bible, and the Social Changes that Challenge this Biblical Heritage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
For over a thousand years Britain was defined by Christianity, with monarchs dedicating the country to God and national days of prayer that saved the nation in its darkest hours. Discover the continuing legacy of the Bible in Britain, how faith defined its nationhood and the challenges from the 1960s to the present day.
Der Bär marschiert nach Westen: 12 Kampagnen für das Schlachtenszenario: NATO gegen den Warschauer Pakt in den 1980er Jahren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2015 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
NATO hat den Warschauer Pakt bis zum Ende des Vortrags gehalten – was geschieht, wenn den Pakt nicht aufrechterhalten würde?
Roter Stahl: Sowjetische Panzer und Gefechtsfahrzeuge des Kalten Krieges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2015 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
Der Kalte Krieg heizte nie an, stand trotzdem die Sowjetunion im diesem Fall bereit.
The Exodus Evidence In Pictures - The Bible's Exodus. The Hunt for Ancient Israel in Egypt, The Red Sea, The Exodus Route and Mount Sinai
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
What was the Red Sea, where was the exodus route and can Mount Sinai be found today? These are the questions that must be answered in this exciting photographic expedition in Egypt.
Забытая Першая сусветная вайна
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
The Warriors Macabbee (The story of Channukah)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a historical story about Mattathias and his sons the Macabbees. Its during the reign of the evil greek king Antiochus IV who in 165 BC concured holy land and try to force their people to convert to their gods/beliefs. The holy land was ravaged, people murdered woman and children made into slaves and the holy temple destroyed. The Macabbees fight back and against astronomical odds and won
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 17, 2015 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
世界上大多军官都喜爱收藏手枪,这是军人本性。但具体收藏什么,则由品味决定。比如,为什么巴顿将军对这种在二战期间已经显得落伍了的SAA柯尔特单动转轮——美国西部的古老枪种,情有独钟? ……笔者亲临肯塔基Fort Knox陆军基地旁的巴顿博物馆,高清摄下将军两支最重要的爱枪……还亲身去靶场体验将军用枪的感受……全书近一万字,枪弹技术术语有英文对照;20页,109段落,19张照片