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The Siege of Lachish 701BC - A Bretwalda Battle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
Key note: In 701BC Sennacherib of Assyria marched his army to crush a rebellion in Judah. The city of Lachish was first to be attacked and the siege proved to be a classic action of its time.
The Dark Traveller
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
SNIPPET FROM THE E-BOOK As people travelled, so too did the plague. Travel between towns and villages in the England of the 1660‟s were not nearly as easy as it would be today. Back then, it would take days to make a trip that these days would take only a few hours.
A Short History of Kites
Series: History of Things. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing and hang gliding
The kite played a key role in aviation history and the development of the airplane. Aviation pioneers like the Wright brothers used kites to fine-tune the design of the first airplanes.
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » European
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales makes a great addition to an Irish family researcher's reference library. The book contains Irish genealogy problem solving tips and techniques, to include: finding an ancestor's birthplace, deciphering illegible handwriting, translating Irish place names, working with transcription errors, and much more.
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
Savannah Walking Tour & Guidebook - A Self Guided Tour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Explore the amazing city of Savannah on this self-guided walking tour! The only complete city tour in one ebook. Over 100 landmarks or points-of-interest are highlighted on three separate tours. Route map included. All 22 of the remaining 24 squares, the Riverfront, Market, sites from Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, Forsyth Park, Civil War sites, Paula Deen's restaurant and much more.
Washington DC Self Guided Walking Tour & Travel Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Keith Simmons. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Explore the United States Capitol and don't miss a thing with this complete city tour. Over 100 of DC's most famous landmarks are featured! Detailed route maps with numbered landmarks keep tour goers on track. Six districts are included in the tour that include: Capitol Hill, Old Downtown, The National Mall (East & West), Lafayette Square and the Ellipse.
The Charleston South Carolina Walking Tour & Guidebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Keith Simmons. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Explore Charleston's historic district with this fantastic tour that highlights 100 of the city's most famous landmarks. Four different tours are contained within, which also includes a detailed route map, and a description or paragraph for each landmark and why it's significant.
The Real On the Road: A History of Writers of the Beats Movement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
You've read their books. Now dig deeper into beatnik culture with this history of beat generation writers. This book follows the earliest days of the movement and traces it until it's end. Along the way you'll learn tidbits about all the writers (from Ginsberg to Kerouac). The book also includes recommendations for what authors to read.
Freedom of Speech: The American Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Have we lost our way? Freedom of speech is very important in our culture. Even though we are guaranteed freedom of speech by our Bill of Rights, that doesn't mean we should vilify others, even though we have the right to do it.
Russian 'Cold War' VG Wing Design Testing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As soon as the Soviet's were aware of the US GD F-111 VG Aardvark fighter-bomber the Mikoyan OKB was requested to design a counter that evolved as the MiG-23. But the new MiG with VG wings claimed many VVS NII test pilots lives before it could be cleared for front-line operations. This is the story of the Soviets first VG design and its test and development at the Moscow VVS NII FTI.
El Muerto, The Headless Horseman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Headless horseman terrorized settlers, town citizens, outlaws and cowboys alike when they saw this creature roam the southwest Texas plains on a dun-colored horse.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Truckee, California 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, San Jose! A Walking Tour of San Jose, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 San Jose, California 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, Sacramento! A Walking Tour of Sacramento, California
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 Sacramento, California 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, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. 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 Oakland, California 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.