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On the Edge of Nowhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » Native American
His father is a white trapper, his mother an Athabascan Indian who walks a thousand miles in winter to reunite with her family. Jimmy Huntington learns early how to survive on the land. He is only seven when his mother dies, and must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts, fights bears, survives close calls and he becomes a championship sled-dog racer.
En México y otros siglos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Son quince los relatos que integran este libro, y todos con la ciudad de México como escenografía, en algunos más presente que en otros; pero al fin y al cabo todos con los latidos secretos que encierra una ciudad que ya no existe y que sabemos existió, que sigue allí, ya no igual, aunque siempre dispuesta como un extraordinario motivo para escribirla y describirla.
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of Mrs Christian Davies, who, while searching for her missing husband, became embroiled in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession, fighting fearlessly as a foot-soldier and dragoon in some of the bloodiest campaigns in European history.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
Carta Astral de Mexico
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Amira, la mejor astróloga de todos los tiempos, nos entrega una radiografía de nuestro país, que nos dice de dónde viene, dónde está y hacia dónde va a través de su análisis astrológico. Éste libro es para todos los que quieran conocer México a fondo y comprender hacia dónde va desde un a innovadora perspectiva holísitica, así como los pasos para una transformación hacia un futuro pleno de luz.
La siniestra Triple A. Antesala del infierno en la Argentina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Este libro aborda la genesis y desarrollo de esta organizacion de violencia delictiva llamada Triple A que sembrara persecucion y muerte, abriendo el camino al llamado Proceso Militar de 1976.
La historia de Sun Tzu
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
iAfrica 2.0 - True Black Diamonds (Aboriginal, Moors, Religions, Color of Prophets, African Descent, Hidden information)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The book discusses important yet unknown truths about the ancient Black civilizations and how they spread around the world, how the people and the beliefs of the African people have influenced different religions and how the Africans spread out into the world taking their knowledge, culture, art and architecture where ever they went.
1913-1917. Служба в банках.Санкт-Петербург. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Russian. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1917 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » American
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
Firebrand: Politics, Arson, Perjury, and an Embattled American City in 1912
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » American
In early 1912, the city of Fort Worth, Texas found itself in a firestorm, one that had political, religious, and criminal undertones. At the center of the controversy was a local minister, J. Frank Norris. Determined to make a name for himself, he adopted a sensational approach to preaching. Norris was the predecessor of the all culturally crusading clergymen agitators to come.
In the Arena: Reflections on Culture, History, Politics, and Faith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Bestselling author David R. Stokes shares an assortment of powerful essays in IN THE ARENA: Reflections on Culture, History, Politics, and Faith. Foreword by Dr. Gerald W. Stokes. From the War on Terror, to the Cold War, to great moments in sports, to presidential politics, to Vladimir Putin, Stokes offers insightful analysis on an eclectic list of subjects.
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.