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The Ancient West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A short history of ancient Greece and Rome is the first of a five history of the West for the general reader.
The English Difference?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
The Battle for "Charlie"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle for “Charlie” took place in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A battalion of South Vietnamese paratroopers made a stand with one American advisor—Major John J. Duffy, who directed critical American air support and led a daring escape through enemy lines. Under fire at the landing zone, Duffy was the last man to board the rescue chopper after confirming all troops were safely aboard.
Conceptul strategic al NATO (1949-2009)
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Romanian. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
NATO is the main structure able to guarantee the security of the Euro-Atlantic space. Since its founding (The Washington Treaty, in 1949), NATO had crossed a winding way and it is the longest running and the most successful political-military alliance in history. NATO este principala structura de aparare colectiva capabila sa garanteze securitatea spatiului euroatlantic. De la înfiintarea sa.....
How We Know For Sure That We Are Living In The Last Days!
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » World
This book makes a convincing case for the fact that we are indeed living in the last days of the present age. The author begins by looking at what God says about the last days, then at what the signs of the times are, then examines the foundations upholding society, which are being destroyed. There is a section dealing with the antichrist, the mark of the beast, and the false world religion.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, plus Bibliography, Naval Strategy During the American Civil War - Lincoln, Grant, Battle of Shiloh, Vicksburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Three documents about the American Civil War are reproduced in this unique ebook. The anchor document, U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, is a 2014 release of the Army Center of Military History.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Jews and the Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Evolution of Warfare: Military Course on the Art and Concepts of Warfare From The Beginning of Recorded History - Classical Macedonians and Romans, Prussian Influence, American Civil War, World Wars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique Navy course in Evolution of Warfare. The course is a survey of the operational art of warfare from the beginning of recorded history to the present.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Bạc Liêu Ngày Cũ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Sách giới thiệu một cách ngắn gọn & dễ hiểu những hiểu biết của tác giả về thị xã Bạc Liêu trước đây. Sách có đề cập đến một số địa điểm giờ đã không còn như Nhà thờ Đức Mẹ Hồn Xác Lên Trời, BCH Sư đoàn 21 VNCH, Sân bay Bạc Liêu. Đặc biệt còn có một số hình ảnh minh họa quý giá do tác giả sưu tầm hoặc được bạn hữu gửi tặng.
Killing The Christ
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
They tried to kill Him but Christ wouldn't die nor did they stop His mighty movement called rebels, know to us as Christians. Get the truths of His birth, life, ministry, and death. Find out the truth of why He came among us. It wasn't to save us from our sins. All of this and more are covered in this must read Christian story.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Native American
“Outstanding study of the artifacts recovered from the Republic County site …” says Judith A. Boughter, author of The Pawnee Nation, An Annotated Research Bibliography. The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site belongs in the library of anyone interested in archaeology on the Great Plains or the Pawnee Indians. Also good for visitors to the Pawnee Indian Village Museum located on the site.
Aquitanien: Das Ende eines Krieges
Series: Am Rande des Weges .... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Eine Sommer-Veranstaltung, für diejenigen, die im Südwesten Frankreichs oder an der Atlantik-Küste Urlaub machen: die Wiederaufführung der letzten Schlacht des Hundertjährigen Krieges an der Dordogne. Am Rande des Weges ... gibt es kaum bekannte Veranstaltungen und Orte, die einen Zwischenstopp wert sind. Einführung zum Schauspiel in Castillon-la-Bataille und Abriss der historischen Ereignisse.