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Stories from Herodotus by Lorna Oakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Claret. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
Retold by Lorna Oakes for children of all ages. Herodotus was a keen traveller who went all over the Ancient World and wrote about what he saw and heard creating the first history book. The blockbuster movie, 300, about King Leonidas, is from his work and his stories are timeless. Appropriate retelling for Key Stage 2.
The Eleven Powers by Larry Gartenstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
Remember Your Name by Erik G LeMoullec
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
Ghosts of Gettysburg III: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield by Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Hitler Youth Cultists, Fascism and Murder Nyack, New York in 1941 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. Whittlesey was a disciple of sex cultist Pierre Bernard, whose New York City home was raided by police. Bernard established himself in Nyack, New York by 1941, running a spa/cult with Whittlesey.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
Ireland's Ancient Gods by Ben Kesp
Series: History & Myth, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories by Robert Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
The New Vauban: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Articles, Particles, and Facts by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Articles and newspaper items from around the world of the areas of Baldoyle, Howth, Portmarnock, and Sutton County Dublin Ireland.
Baby Killers by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
ISIS Dawn: Special Forces War in Syria & Iraq by Steve Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Making use of the latest technology such as drones and quad bikes, blended with Special Forces traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. As part of Task Force coalition special forces take on a dangerous adversary. U.S and UK Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah.
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China by Justin Cahill
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
AUXILLAE: Vol. 2 by Michael S. DuBois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first complete collection of all the known, non-legionary, units of the Roman Army in 100 years. This volume contains the histories of Cavalry regiments and Naval squadrons and fleets. Included is reference guide to Roman cities with their modern names and the Bibliography for both volumes.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars by Tessa West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
The Long Road to Dresden by C J Moran
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.