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Louisiana's Sacred Places: Churches, Cemeteries and Voodoo
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Packed with history, mystery and stunning photos, "Louisiana's Sacred Places" takes readers on a trail of hauntingly beautiful churches, cemeteries and Voodoo ceremonies. Travel the "cities of the dead" in New Orleans across the backroad bayous across south Louisiana. Anne Rice calls it: “Delightfully vivid bringing to life all the favorite haunts of the lively spirits both living and dead.”
Forging the Sword: Developing Leaders for the Air Operations Center - Evolution of Airpower Command and Control Concepts, AOC Leadership Development, Developing Airpower Leaders
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an Air Force study which addresses how the USAF can best prepare officers for leadership positions in the Air Operations Center.
Deux cités du Graal
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Chrétien de Troyes a écrit la légende du Graal en Mayenne et dans l'Orne ; sous forme romancée, l'auteur narre les sources de cette légende
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
Army Lineage Series: The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775 - 2003 - Revolutionary War to Nuclear Missiles, Civil War, World War II, Atomic Field Army, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003, addresses the need for a modern work that records the historical structure, strength, disposition, materiel, and technical and tactical doctrine of artillery in the U.S. Army.
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
Claire K : First Person Singular Private Journals of a Young English Governess in Germany 1929-33
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
The Revolt of the Zanj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
American History A Day at A Time – March
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Chinese Education in Singapore: An untold story of conflict and change
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You set the price! Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This untold story is a colorful account of secret societies and their wars, of Sinitic languages and dialects, and of suppressions by a colonial government in a free port. Its pages are not crammed with historical facts and dates, but filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants over 200 years. It is an impression of their achievements and a witness to their weakness of character.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The Great Gale of 1871
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
The Family That Went To War
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight. Only 3 returned. This is the saga of their conflict.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
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Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Pueblos de la Antigüa Turquia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Nos encontramos con aquellos pueblos, civilizaciones, pequeños poblados que no han tenido renombre en la historia pero que han sido importantes en la conquista de grandes imperios, a través de la influencia o la conquista, estos pueblos pudieron ser manipulados por ser tierras de gran riquezas para aquellos grandes imperios codiciosos
The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.