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Lebanon in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Lebanese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Palestinians, Israel, PLO, Hizballah, Druze, Bekaa Valley, Beirut, Sidon, Tyre by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,490. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Lebanon.
Kyrgyzstan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Kyrgyz Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Bishkek, Osh, Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Tien Shan, Fergana, Uzbek, Bakiyev, Islamic by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,290. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kyrgyzstan.
Mongolia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Mongolian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Genghis Khan, Ulaanbaatar, Darhan, Mongol, Gutul, Altai, Hentiyn, Hangayn, Gobi by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mongolia.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota by Mike Morrissey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
Володимир Великий: український чи російський? by Volodymyr Krynytsky
You set the price! Words: 20,330. Language: Ukrainian. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Чи має Москва і Росія загалом стосунок до постаті Володимира Великого? У цьому ми й спробуємо розібратися.
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland by John M. Osborne & Christine Bombaro
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply by Bob Blain
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
Women Warriors: A History of Courage in the Battle Against Cancer by Vernanne Bryan
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The arsenal of research weaponry, politics on the war against cancer, the creative force of the disease, oral histories of the heroes fighting cancer, the ineradicable history of women for the medical humanities.
Foxy Chives by J. M. Rooney
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A college drop-out documents the 95% of the time that a combat Marine is not engaged in combat. The author describes the day to day routine of life in the Vietnamese War (the Vietnamese call the contest, the American War) in 1968, the worst year.
Mario de Araujo Cabral The First Portuguese Formula One Driver by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » European
Mario de Araujo Cabral is not well known in Formula One history except perhaps in his own country. The Portuguese driver has been forever linked to a lap 5 incident at the 1959 Portuguese GP in which he pulled his Cooper into another Cooper driven by F1 points leader Jack Brabham. Mario failed to qualify for another F1 Grand Prix unti 1964. He did race more successfully in sports cars until 1975.
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead by Robert Connolly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Grand Theft History: How Liberals Stole Southern Valor in the America Revolution by Ilario Pantano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The explosive truth of America’s Revolution: a bloody civil war won largely in the South that modern liberals have kept buried until now… “Suspenseful and involving…absorbing psychology.” - Booklist "Pantano's story is a tough, gritty, no-holds-barred saga of war by one who knows what it's like to be caught in a crossfire." - Oliver L. North, Host of War Stories on Fox News Channel
The Family Budgeters — An Account of the Family Budgeting Movement in New Zealand, 1960—1978 by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The organisation that now offers household budgeting help throughout NZ receives substantial government funding. It was not always so. This is the story of two decades when family budgeting was done mostly by volunteers. Expenses were seldom met, paid coordinators were usually only a dream, procedures were sometimes inconsistent; the demand insatiable. Dedicated volunteers were up to the task.
Spirits of an Industrial Age by Jacob Middleton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Spirits of an Industrial Age explores the social and cultural context of these ghosts, looking at ghost impersonators, supernatural belief, and popular perceptions of the Victorian city. This wide-ranging work reveals the ghost beliefs of the nineteenth century, and explains why wandering spirits held such a grip on the popular imagination.
Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950 by Jared A. Zichek
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot by William D. Rouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
Ancient Origins: The Secret, Hidden Origins of Western Symbols, Myths & Legends and Customs & Traditions. by Robert Dehoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The longevity of cultural artefacts is simply remarkable. There is literally nothing new under the Sun. Ancient Origins has been written for those inquisitive beings who wonder if there is a hidden side to the origin of our western cultural artefacts. It is unique in that it traces particular artefacts to their origin. It is this holistic view which appears to be missing from historical literature
Vicdani Ret Yazıları by Can Baskent
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: Turkish. Published: October 1, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Vicdani ret, silah seslerinin susmadığı Türkiye’de, barışçıl bir ses olarak varlığını sürdürmeye devam ediyor. Hareketin bugünün anlamak için bir başucu eseri olan bu kitap, analitik ve siyasi bir bakış açısından, yer yer eleştirel olarak, vicdani ret hareketini ve siyasetini inceliyor. Bu siyaseti, gerek formel gerek ahlaki zeminlerde ele alıyor.
Iron Blood: 300 Years of the Dmitri Kantemir Dynasty by Princess Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Prince Dmitri Kantemir, the Prince of Moldavia and Imperial Chancellor to Peter the Great, lived in forced exile for 22 yrs. He became a great writer, statesman, scientist. Centuries later American Ella Kantemir makes a startling discovery: she has a sister who shares her name—and her own true identity is that of a Princess: HSH Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir. 300 yrs. of intriguing Kantemir history.
Andover's Norman Church 1080 — 1840: The Architecture and Development of Old St Mary, Andover, Hampshire, England by Martin Coppen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book asks questions about the medieval church of St Mary Andover, England, which was demolished in 1840-41 to make way for a new church. What did the old church look like? How did it develop over its almost 800 years? The answers reveal that it was in fact one of the major Norman parish churches of Hampshire. The book celebrates the lost church for the present generation.