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100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
Wycliffe's Plymouth Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
When the Puritans stepped ashore at the present day Plymouth, Massachusetts on 15 November 1620, they were but the final link of a four hundred year old chain of events starting with King John of England in the early 1200’s. WYCLIFFE’S PLYMOUTH ROCK starts with an act of vassalage by King John who resigned the entire kingdom of England to the Pope in Rome, thereby starting a split in the relations
People of Palestine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A fascinating collection of pictures of Palestine and its different peoples, taken between the mid 19th century and the end of the British Mandate in 1948, together with an informative text.
More Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Galveston's most famous Born on the Island historian and story teller, Bill Cherry, adds to those pieces he chronicled in his very popular book, Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories. The reader will find him mind going back in time to this Damon Runyon-esque island off of the coast of Texas.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
UFO Institute International History & Investigations - 20 Year Report
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1993, an Army National Guard Captain started a UFO Research organization in Colorado Springs on a quiet Tuesday night at the local library. It didn't take long before the organization was involved in a major event, known as "The NORAD Incident." This book tells how the group started and grew, outlines some of its major investigations, and also provides a history of UFO phenomena.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force E-3 AWACS Sentry Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-3 aircraft.
Tragedy at Évian - How the World Allowed Hitler to Proceed with the Holocaust
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In July 1938, thirty-two countries participated in a vital conference at Évian-les-Bains, France. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the persecution and emigration of the European Jews, specifically those caught under the anvil of Nazi atrocities. However, the outcome of the conference was the complete abandonment of the Jewish people, condemning them to the Holocaust.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Civil Air Patrol - U.S. Air Force (CAP-USAF) Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of Civil Air Patrol - U.S. Air Force (CAP-USAF) aircraft.
Okitiki Terra Incognita Hokitika / Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1863 New Zealand's South Island West Coast was home to very few and almost universally known to anyone else a terrible, rugged, wild unknowable land that would never be developed for settlement. Rumors and legends fired the imagination of an adventurous few. Read about the the prelude to the great West Coast gold rushes.
The Woman Without a Number
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Woman Without a Number is the inspirational story of holocaust survivor Iby Knill, whose early childhood was spent in Czechoslovakia before her parents - alarmed at the persecution of Jews in Germany - smuggled her over the border to Hungary. Caught by the Security Police, Iby was then imprisoned, tortured and sent to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, but lived to tell her remarkable tale.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force CV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor VTOL Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: Cv-22 Operations Procedures * CV-22 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * CV-22 Aircrew Training
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-5 Galaxy Military Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-5 Operations Procedures * C-5 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-5 Aircrew Training
Sketches of Our Heritage
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the first recorded sighting of North America to the ratification of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Sketches traces highlights of the creation of a new form of government -- one that has provided more freedom, liberty and prosperity to more people, for a longer period of time than any other form of government has ever done. These Sketches are your heritage, and mine.
The World's Oldest Professions (A Dictionary)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The dictionary of "Old Pros" revives 1,647 old professions, dating from pre-history to the 20th century, bringing them to life with funny, biting, heart-breaking observations about work. Including essays on ancient economic mayhem, this definitive reference work is a word lover’s feast. History buffs will find its thousand views on the trouble with toil enthralling.
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.
Danville, Virginia: And The Coming Of The Modern South
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Danville, Virginia and the Coming of the Modern South documents Danville's political, social, and economic evolution beginning with the fall of the Confederacy until the dawn of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. It discusses the impact of the textile industry on the South in general - and Danville in particular - through colorful accounts of the people of Danville.
Kilikya Katliamı 1909
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: Turkish. Published: October 28, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Yakın tarihimizin az bilinen ve üzerinde pek çalışılmayan meselelerinden olan Kilikya / Adana Katliamı üzerine, konunun uzmanlarından Sait Çetinoğlu'nun bu kitabı, tarihi belgeler ve kanıtlarıyla olayın detaylarını ve vehametini ortaya koyuyor.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training