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NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990) by Miles Cheifetz
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Русская душа (музыка на многих струнах) by Antal Halmos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: Russian. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Автор провёл четыре года в Москве, будучи студентом. Был одним из лучших, всё же, из-за болтовни в 1956 г. руководство института вынуждено было отчислить его из института. Декан института разрешил ему досрочно сдать экзамены, сделая возможным ему закончить четвёртый курс. Он до старости лет носит в душе чуство благодарности тем, которые спасли ему год. Но «струны» книги занимаются в основном жемч
Mark Twain's Guide To Audacious Sarcasm-volume 1 by Lowell Smith
You set the price! Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Many have called Samuel Longhorne Clemens' cantankerous alter ego, Mark Twain, the greatest American humorist-philosopher of his age-if not of all times. With his wry observations and forthright humor-unleashed in his particularly pithy paragraphs-Mark Twain became one of the most prolific satirists in American literature. The New York Times, in 1910,,called him America's most quoted author.
Scottish Inventors by Callan Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
this book is not just about the scots and their greatest achievements, it’s more about the journey of our modern world. how inventions, ideas, beliefs all came into being, where it was not just about one nation or a group of nations, it was more about the evolution of ideas and beliefs, all for the betterment of man
The Deadliest Weapons of World War 1 by Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War, fought between 1914 and 1918, was one of the deadliest conflicts in history. More than 16 million people were killed. Soldiers were mown down by machine guns or they were choked to death by poison gas. Civilians were blown to pieces by bombs dropped from giant airships. Ocean liners were sunk by torpedoes, leaving passengers to drown in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
Maple Sugaring and Me; 150 Years of the Pease Family Maple Sugaring in New Hampshire by Rita Pease
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A short book containing a history of Maple sugaring in New Hampshire. It tells of my own experiences as a small child growing up in Exeter and of my husband's family and sugaring over the last 150 years. It also includes recipes for the season.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program by David Myhra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
Pompilia: A Roman Murder Mystery by Derek Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the trial of Count Franceschini for the murder of his wife Pompilia at a time when it was excusable to kill an adulterous wife. But was Pompilia guiltyof adultery with a handsome young priest? The most notorious trial of the seventeenth century.
Footbridge by Roger Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Victoria Kilbury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
Letters to Lyla by Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo by Laura Fernandez MacGregor Maza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
La hora de la verdad. La batalla del 5 de mayo by Victor Hugo Flores Solis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
El 5 de mayo de 1862, en el cerro de Loreto y Guadalupe, Puebla, se libró una de las batallas más encarnizadas en la historia de México. El enfrentamiento entre las tropas de Napoleón III, y las del Ejército al mando del general Ignacio Zaragoza, era completamente desigual. Pero ese día se escribió una historia distinta en México: se forjaron héroes y fue la hora de la verdad.
Cento giorni by Gabriele Dado'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama by Herbert James Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
Not From The Wind by Colman Rushe
Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ever wondered about the ordinary lives of your Irish ancestors whose names do not appear in written history? This readable book sets the daily lives of the author's forebears in context against a background of rebellion, famine, oppression and emigration. The stories of these man and women are tales of tragedy and hardship but also uplifting stories of courage, survival and triumph of spirit.
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous by GORDON J R SMITH
Price: Free! Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 2 reviews)
the book describes a fabulous voyage I took from australia on the way to a working holiday in uk.. i backpacked through the uk and the continent and was one of the first backpackers to leave australia after ww2 in 1951. the return journey to australia in 1953 was a voyage that was not at all fabulous for me. both ships were migrant ships.
Bí ẩn đời người qua họ tên by Dong A Sang
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ở đời, ai cũng có họ tên, trong đó chứa vô số thông tin về vận mệnh, sự thành bại của hôn nhân, tình yêu, sự nghiệp và những mối quan hệ gia đình, xã hội. Cuốn sách này, cung cấp những phương pháp, gọi là cướp quyền tạo hóa, giúp quý bạn tìm ra những thông tin bí ẩn ấy, để tránh họa, tìm phúc, bỏ xấu, tìm tốt và thành công trên đường đời.