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Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
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How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
Great Western Railway
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Look Up, Madison! A Walking Tour of Madison, Wisconsin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Madison, Wisconsin is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Pub Quiz Trivia: Volume 1 - History and Current Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In addition to his writing, author Bryan Young is an accomplished Pub Quizmaster and has assembled a collection of his best trivia questions to stump the minds of trivia buffs everywhere. With more than 40 rounds of trivia, Volume 1 covers History and Current Events questions. This is a must have for any trivia buff or Pub Quizmaster.
Look Up, Lansing! A Walking Tour of Lansing, Michigan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Lansing, Michigan is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Frankfort! A Walking Tour of Frankfort, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Frankfort, Kentucky is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
US Army Medals, Awards & Decorations - The Complete List
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Antiques & collectibles, Nonfiction » History » Military
Military Buffs, History Students, Historical Trivia Lovers and Even Students of Politics... You Must Have This eBook For Your Collection! Nowhere else in just one edition will you find such complete information! US Army Medals, Awards & Decorations - The Complete List. It is a great source of reference to any patriotic American!
Look Up, Lexington! A Walking Tour of Lexington, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Lexington, Kentucky is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Fall of the Kingdom of Nanzan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book tells the history of the ancient Kingdom of Nanzan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. It also describes the holy places where the pilgrims pay their respects to their ancestors,every year.
The History of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire and The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As one of only a few Grand Resort Hotels in New Hampshire, The Balsams has been steeped in history for more than 200 years. Travel back in time with me to the grand days when Dixville Notch, NH and The Balsams began their humble journey into history. If you're a history buff this article is a must read.
Look Up, Louisville! A Walking Tour of Louisville, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Louisville, Kentucky is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Belize: Land of the Maya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Journey back in time and visit Belize, the land of the Maya, the ancient civilization who gave us the Maya calendar.
Whats In a Name
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Copyright Johnny Dod 2011 Published by Johnny Dod at Smashwords A look at the origins of our last names, from the most common to the almost lost. This book gives an insight on why and how our name evolved
UFOs, Antigravity, Vimanas and Mystics
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
What do ancient Indian sacred texts and terrified Tibetan mystics have to do with Stealth technology, antigravity projects and a new Indian warfighting strategy—let alone the ongoing clashes between India and Pakistan in long-disputed Kashmir? Find out in John Kettler's revelatory new E-book. It may well redefine the way you look at reality.
Look Up, Toledo! A Walking Tour of Toledo, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Toledo, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Ultimus Triritus Probatum Romanus trilogy of sacred writs, the only such documents in history to directly challenge the stranglehold of the Khazarian Maygar leaders of the Roman Cult on the land, bodies and souls of Planet Earth. Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths - is the final writ issued in honor of one who spoke out 500 years ago on a 31st October.
Look Up, Dayton! A Walking Tour of Dayton, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Dayton, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others. (In the interest of full disclosure, the informational part of this e-book is ~1,000 words...But they are very informative words!!!)
Look Up, Akron! A Walking Tour of Akron, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Akron, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Laughter in Court - Percy French v West Clare Railway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Travelling entertainer, Percy French, sued the West Clare Railway, when, due to his delayed arrival in Kikee, the audience for his entertainment had left the Concert Hall. This dramatisation was performed to hysterical acclaim by the Corofin Dramatic Society in Ennis Courthouse. It is dedicated to the memories of producer, Haulie Lafiffe and Paddy Browne, who played the Judge.