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A Short History of Transportation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Confined for millennia to the distance our feet or compliant animals could carry us, the industrial age revolutionized our travel possibilities by birthing trains, cars and airplanes.
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
War of 1812 Land Battles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
Mexico: Drug Merchant to the World
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
A complete guide to understanding the drug wars, drug smuggling and violence which is tearing Mexico apart. Learn about the individual drugs, their source, and the people who are engaged in the violence and brutality. A discussion of the miserable coverage which the United States press is givng to the problems. Look at the coverups being perpetrated by our government. An expose of bureaucracy.
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book starts in the ancient Castle at Mora De Rubielos, in Spain. This Castle has a XIIIth century winding staircase, leading to the dungeon, with secret Masonic symbols engraved on the vertical side of most steps and on the walls. The author made attempts to save the stairs (and the engravings) from the destruction of time and wear, but also to understand the meaning of these symbols.
U.S. Army Handbook: Developing Leadership During Unit Training Exercises, Combat Training Center (CTC) Trainers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Unit leaders contribute substantially to their unit's mission success or lack of success. For this reason, the Army devotes considerable resources to foster the development of leaders during unit training exercises.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Przebudzenie Cheopsa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: Polish. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
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Z książki dowiesz się dlaczego budowana została Wielka Piramida w Egipcie i jakie może mieć znaczenie dla naszych czasów szczególnie w kontekście zagrożeń przewidzianych na grudzień 2012 roku.
London Slums the Seven Dials
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Запретная История от Уйсуна. Историческая Летопись.
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Price: Free! Words: 21,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Очень интересная историческая рукопись. Полезна читателям, которые интересуются происхождением великого Чингисхана и историей Центральной Азии. Долгое время истинная история тюрков находилась под запретом. И только после обретения независимости и интеграции в мировое сообщество, тюрки получили возможность восстановить свою историю. Книга посвящена великой истории тюрков.
U.S. Army Field Manual: Knowledge Management Section (FM 6-01.1) - Integrating KM into Operations of Brigades, Divisions, and Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual provides doctrine for the organization and operations of the knowledge management (KM) section. It establishes the doctrinal principles, tactics, techniques, and procedures necessary to effectively integrate KM into the operations of brigades, divisions, and corps.
U.S. Army Commander's Handbook for Unit Leader Development - Translating Leader Feedback, Prioritizing Leader Development Activities, Integrating Development into Day-to-Day Activities
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army handbook is designed to provide commanders with an efficient and effective way to develop leaders.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Team Observations, Insights, and Lessons - Comprehensive Guide to Each of the Thirty-four Afghan Provinces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Serving as a thorough guide to all of the provinces of Afghanistan, this Army publication provides up-to-date information on the country and the work of provincial reconstruction teams (PRTs) of the military.
Understanding Africa Book 1
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book deals with the discovery of Africa by Europeans. Colonialism grew to domination of the continent. After the second world war suddenly untrained countries were freed. Readers learn about struggles to establish governments and battles with tribal jealousies. Constant bumbling administrations and wars continue to this day.
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
Beyond the Bible
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
A revealing look at the Bible, history, and myth from the world in which they live.
Swashbuckling Tales of West Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Peter James Martin is legendary for his popular pirate walks around Bristol’s famous harbourside. Bristol’s favourite salty sea-dog has roamed the globe in search of his swashbuckling roots – now read his collection of spine-tingling stories: Swashbuckling Tales of West Country Pirates.