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The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Patricia Brooks Eldridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
n this first book of the Eagle and Child historical novel series, young Devon Quail is launched into an often dangerous world by the death of her entire family. Her spirit and ingenuity will be tested again and again as she moves through the full spectrum of 19th-century London society and beyond, from the penniless to the over-privileged.
Gringos,contras y sandinistas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Interesante perspectiva geopolítica, histórica y estratégica de la guerra civil nicaragüense derivada de la revolución sandinista apadrinada por Cuba y la Unión Soviética, que por tratarse de un hecho político de gran magnitud en Latinoamérica, desató la respuesta intensa de la CIA de Estados Unidos con grupos armados y el famoso escándalo Irán-Contras del coronel Oliver North
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
Self-Evident : Discovering the Ideas and Events That Made the Declaration of Independence Possible
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
America’s Declaration of Independence is one of the most important statements on human freedom ever published, but its ideas were not new with Thomas Jefferson. Self-Evident introduces the primary sources and key events made the Declaration possible, and extended liberty across the globe.
Nordsø-Eskadren og Kampen ved Helgoland d. 9 Mai 1864.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: Danish. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Otto Lütken har samlet officielle beretninger og øjenvidneberetninger fra slaget ved Helgoland den 9. maj 1864, og har herudfra sammenstykket en spændende beretning om både optakten til slaget og selve kamphandlingen ved Helgoland majdagen i 1864.
The Cathedral of Truth
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
RELIGIOUS ZIONIZM OF RAV KOOK
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This book is an abridged version of the book Rav Kook, the Man and his Teaching by Pinchas Polonsky, published by Machanaim in 2006. It was the first publication in Russian on the fundamental tenets of Religious Zionism, and about Rav Kook.
Гробовете на Трикери
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: Bulgarian. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » European
Тук ви поднасяме забравената книжка от благородния чех „Гробовете на Трикери”, показваща отношението на гърците към българските военнопленници и свидетелство за незачитането на международните конвенции относно третирането имв периода на войните на два пъти - през 1913 г., след Междусъюзническата война, и след 1918 г. Военнопленниците са избивани, осакатявани, лишавани от здравни грижи и храна.
The Korean Crisis: One People, Two Nations, A World On The Brink
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean Crisis tracks South Korea’s climb to growth and democracy and North Korea’s fall into tyranny and isolation. The US allies with South Korea for peace in Asia. China, North Korea’s neighbor, is pondering its bond to the nuclear armed North and its fickle leader, Kim Jong Un. This book depicts the threat to world peace in Korea today.
Os Códigos Q
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Este e-book vai te ensinar os códigos e ainda te passar dicas de memorização, para você ficar apto.
Bob Pastor Jewish Challenger To Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Bob Pastor was a solid fighter who has been rated the second best Jewish heavyweight behind Max Baer. Pastor left NYU to pursue a boxing career. At 25, when he fought Joe Louis for a second time, the fight also pitted Pastor's trainer, Jimmy Johnson, and Louis' promoter Mike Jacobs, as adversaries. A former Madison Square Garden booster, Johnson hoped to diminish Louis' growing marketability.
World Leadership: How Societies Become Leaders and What Future Leading Societies Will Look Like
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 184,220. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
World Leadership is the story of how societies rise into leadership positions. History shows that “transformative innovations” enable societies to rise to power. Now new transformative innovations are on the horizon with the potential to change the world order. Societies will need to manage the increased power to become leaders or simply to ensure the stability and security of our world.
Из воспоминаний директора судостроителього завода
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: Russian. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
В этой книге воспоминания человека прошедшего путь от сына «врага народа» из Грузии до директора одного из крупнейших судостроительных заводов СССР в Украине. Детали биографии автора переплетены с историей превращения небольшого завода в наиболее передовое предприятие отрасли и механикой борьбы за выживание в период развала экономики 90-х годов.
The Battle of Dranesville
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In late December 1861 Brigadier General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General E. O. C. Ord both led their infantry brigades out of their camps in search of forage. At this time they were both relatively unknown, though the following four years would see them both immortalized, Stuart switching arms to the cavalry and Ord switching theaters to the West.
Heraclitus—Nimis Obscurē
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first cohesive, consistent and compelling exposition of the Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus' tragically incomplete work On Nature. The so–called Weeping Sage, while criticized as being nimis obscurē, or 'too obscure' for his extensive use of metaphor, is universally recognized as having coined the term Λόγος, Lógos or Reason, as having special meaning, finally revealed herein.
The Constitution - A Revolutionary Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The historically accurate and decidedly entertaining owner’s manual, The Constitution – A Revolutionary Story covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States founding documents - but with a healthy dose of political humor. It offers a historically accurate and informative background on the nation’s founding documents, but unlike the original, it won't put you into a coma.
Mathew Hopkins, Witchfinder General.
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books. · History Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: British English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » History » European
Mathew Hopkins, Witchfinder General. Matthew Hopkins is perhaps the most notorious name in the history of English witchcraft, more commonly he was known as “The Witch-Finder General”. Throughout his reign of terror 1645-1646, Hopkins acquired a feared and evil reputation as a ‘fingerman’ (informer), paid by local authorities to commit perjury. Find out his story here.
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.