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Memories of Cowichan Lake: A Life at Greendale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Trevor Green spent his long life beside the Cowichan River. Born in 1912, he lived at Greendale, his family's homestead just east of the village of Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. The location seemed enchanted, offering enormous scope for an imaginative boy to dream and grow.
16 obras de Simon Bolivar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: Spanish. Published: August 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
16 Obras de Simón Bolívar Militar y político venezolano (1783-1830) Este libro electrónico presenta una colección de 16 Obras de Simón Bolívar en texto completo. Un índice interactivo permite acceder directamente a la obra seleccionada.
Down to the 12-th Circle. Book Two of Ukraine. What I Saw, What I Know, What I Think.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This is the second book in the series about Ukraine. The first one: “The Road to Hell”, briefly describe thousand years of the history, with major focus on post 1991 period of independent Ukraine statehood. This book cowers much shorter period, from 2014 to 2019, when Ukraine was finally transformed from a state often confused with Russia into the battering ram against Russia.
Napoleon's Moscow Raid (Napoleon's Searching of the Grail) (Russian Edition)
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: Russian. Published: July 27, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Student life, Nonfiction » History » European
Художественный нон-фикшн роман о расследовании малоизвестных фактов о войне 1812 года, связанных с так называемым "Нашествием" Великой Армии Наполеона на Москву, производимых двоечником и хулиганом Вовочкой и престарелым маразматиком-директором школы Палпалычем. Книга абсолютно несерьезна, хоть и глубоко научна, т.к опирается преимущественно на первоисточники.
Trumpvirus: How Trump Made 2020 All About Himself
Series: Trumpvirus. Price: Free! Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2020 by Becker & Malloy. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
2020 is turning out to be quite the year: a deadly global pandemic, economic collapse, the decline of America, the threat of war, civil unrest, giant global protests, riots, fascist police brutality, armed covidiots, earthquakes, global warming, cataclysmic floods, biblical locust swarms, epic flying ant swarms… ...and that’s just on a slow news day. The real disaster of 2020 is Trump.
Isishwankathelo sembali yeBandla likaThixo neeNgcwele zikaKristu
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: Xhosa. Published: July 25, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Le ncwadana iqulathe iziqendwana ezibalisa ngokuzalwa kukaEnoch Jonas Mgijima owaseka iBandla likaThixo neeNgcwele zikaKristu (amaSirayeli) kweli loMzantsi Afrika. Intlalo yabantu abazibiza ngokuba ngamaSirayeli eNtabelanga yabenzela idintsi netyheneba kuRulumente welo xesha kwaza kwenziwa iintshukumo zokubagxotha baphume baphele apho. Le ntshukumo yenza kwadaleka imfazwe eyi Bulhoek Massacre 1921
La aviación en Nicaragua Reseña Histórica 1922-1979
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2020 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Con esta tercera edición de su libro sobre la aviación en Nicaragua, el autor extiende sus reseñas históricas, hasta la Revolución Popular Sandinista acontecida en 1979.
A Guide to European Coins 800 BC – 1900 AD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins & stamps, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The purpose of this book is to provide a brief history of European coins and to assist with identification. A vast number of different coins were issued in Europe between 800BC & 1900 and it is only possible to include a few of them in a handy reference guide such as this. The book provides descriptions and illustrations of the main types, so you can quickly locate the coin you are seeking.
Serbia e Shqipëria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,680. Language: Albanian. Published: July 21, 2020 by Klubi i Poezisë. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Humanisti serb Dimitrije Tucoviqi (1881-1914) që kundërshtoi mizoritë e krimet çnjerzore serbe ndaj popullit shqiptar, që arriti të sensibilizojë opinionin publik për masakrat serbe ndaj shqiptarëve, ëshët më i shquari në radhët e socialdemokratëve serbë. Mund të përmenden edhe të tjerë, si Kosta Novakoviq etj., por ai mbetet më i shquari, për të cilin, shqiptarët duhet të shprehin mirënjohje.
The Best Chicken Thief in All of Europe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ed was a Jewish-American soldier who served in the 399th Infantry Regiment of the 100th Division in Europe during World War II. Ed recalls the battle in the foxholes, hand to hand combat, throwing Molotov cocktails at enemy tanks and more horrors of war during the relentless combat. Ed was captured by the Germans and interned in a prisoner of war camp. He survived to recount his experiences.
No te vayas, México
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: Spanish. Published: July 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro hace un llamado a la conciencia de los mexicanos, a través de encarnar los periodos de su historia en una familia mexicana. Asimismo, toma el método de la UNESCO de las Ocho Esferas para un Crecimiento Integral, para promover los Valores Universales.
Brilliant as the Sun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Nonfiction » History » War
For 5o years, Burma was lost to the world. Following the assassination of the great patriot Aung San, she disappeared behind a bamboo curtain of isolation & oppression; crumbling & deteriorating to arguably the world’s least developed nation. Central to the destruction was General Ne Win - a violent, brutal despot who tumbled from brilliance to darkness; poisoned by power, black magic & madness.
Creative Encounters: That Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The great Renaissance artist Michelangelo loved young men. In 1532 he began a courtship with the love of his life. But Tommaso Cavalieri came from a distinguished, conventional Roman family and was shocked by the artist’s passion. Michelangelo’s unrequited love profoundly affected his art, and legend has it that Christ’s face in the Sistine Chapel is Cavalieri’s.
Hostile Encounters : That Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The final phase of the Hundred Years’ War between England and France coincided with the reign of England’s most charismatic king – Henry V. Within that final phase came the most famous battle of the war, the Battle of Agincourt. For the English the confrontation between the two armies in this single battle came to symbolize everything it means to be English.
Encounters with Love: That Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Anne Boleyn’s meteoric rise from complete obscurity to the dizzy heights of the English throne was followed by an equally swift journey to the Tower of London. Accused of plotting to kill the King, Anne was no murderer. Her real crime was that she failed to produce a male heir for Henry VIII. In the topsy turvy world of the Tudors, Anne was certain to lose her head.
Great Friendships: That Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
In many relationships we know a great deal about a friendship from one participant’s point of view and much less from the other’s. Because Plato wrote and Socrates did not, we know a great deal about what Plato thought of Socrates, but we know absolutely nothing about what Socrates thought of Plato.
Encounters that Changed the World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 156,630. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2020 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Empress Josephine grew up in a well off, white Creole, sugar-plantation-owning family in Martinique. But a hurricane destroyed the plantation along with her family’s fortunes. In 1795 she met Napoleon Bonaparte and a legendary romance developed. Her hair was dark and silky, her voice was low and beautifully modulated. Napoleon need no encouragement and they married in 1796.
Johnnie Never Had A Chance To Grow Up
Price: Free! Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Founders of the United States feared a King. They knew the Executive must have plenary power of the Executive Branch of Government. How to keep a Powerful Executive from becoming a King? The answer was Separation of Powers. Create the Legislature as a co-equal branch of government, which would have control of purse-strings and oversight over the Executive. An independent Judiciary defined law.
A History of Central Asia
Series: In Brief. Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » World
Conquest, invasion, empire building and colonialism; the Achaemenids, Sassanids and Safavids, and exploits of Alexander the Great. Chapters on Turkic migrations, arrival of Islam, the Mongols and the conflict between imperial Russia and Britain, known as the Great Game. Soviet rule in Central Asia marks the final chapter, concluding with an Epilogue bringing the reader up to current events.
The First Islamic State (622-32 CE)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,300. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
"The First Islamic State (622-32 CE)" by Dr. F. Shuayb is a major contribution to our knowledge about the remarkable rise of Islam, a fascinating account of Prophet Muḥammad’s rule, and a unique political biography of the world’s most successful religious figure, drawing from primary Arabic literary sources in conversation with the western works of Orientalist, historians, and Islamicists.