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Vicdani Ret Yazıları
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
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
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.
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Humanism: The Untold Tale
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Humanism has a history and tradition as long and complex as any major religion, and older than most religions. It has traced a conceptual path around Eurasia, holding onto remnants of each place. Secular humanism has hidden much of this history from us. This book aims to redress the balance by exploring Humanism's path from China, through India, the Middle East, northern Africa and finally Europe.
Kuwait in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Arabic Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, al-Jahra, Persia, Iraq Invasion, Persian Gulf War, Bidoon, Mubarak the Great, Oil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
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 Kuwait, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, and much more.
South Korea in Perspective - Orientation Guide and South Korean Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Korean War, Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Chosun, Naktong, Daegu, Kum, Han, Silla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,480. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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 South Korea, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, environment, more.
Kenya in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Swahili Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kenyatta, Lake Victoria, Maasai, Samburu, Tribes, Bantu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,780. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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 Kenya, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, environment, and more.
On the origins of Glagolitic
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Бітва пад Оршай 1514
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 25, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Бітва з маскоўскім войскам, якая адбылася 8 верасня 1514 г. на палях пад Оршай на Віцебшчыне, была адной з найвялікшых бітваў у тагачаснай Еўропе. Гэтая перамога, атрыманая польска-літоўскім бокам, як і шмат іншых, не была выкарыстана ні ў ваенных, ні ў палітычных мэтах.
ODTÜ Tarihçe
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 140,930. Language: Turkish. Published: September 24, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
ODTÜ’nün Türkiye’nin sosyal, kültürel ve siyasi hayatındaki rolü tartışılmaz. Ve, ODTÜ’yü ve ODTÜlülüğü anlamanın ilk yolu üniversitenin tarihini, çalkantılarını, yaşadığı zorlukları ve bunalımları, hayata kattığı heyecanı bilmekle başlar. Bu kitap ODTÜ’nün siyasi tarihininin 1980 darbesine kadarki bölümünü kapsıyor. Tarihçeyi serin kanlı bir şekilde, belgelere ve tanıklıklara dayanarak anlatıyor.
North Korea in Perspective - Orientation Guide and North Korean Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Pyongyang, Goguryo, Silla Dynasty, Chosun, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong Un, Yalu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 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 North Korea, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, and much more.
The American Revolutionary War – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Revolutionary War was an event that changed the path of nations. The birth of the United States of America signaled a deadly struggle that cost the lives of thousands of American and British soldiers. This bitter war would drag on for years with battlegrounds scattered up and down the eastern seaboard of the now United States – few were spared the effects of the war.
William Clarke Quantrill Kentucky 1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » North America
William Clarke Quantrill is a misunderstood man whose artistic side emerges in a poem he gave the daughter of a sympathizer who remained loyal to the Confederate dream of an independent South. Quantrill's devotion to his men is evident in the research I have written my text from. The Civil War era was a cruel time in which prisoners captured by Quantill's Raiders were often murdered in cold blood.
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: September 24, 2015 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah est le récit sincère d'un adolescent qui a survécu à quatre camps nazis : Dachau, Auschwitz, Vaihingen et Neckagerach. Manny Steinberg a miraculeusement survécu alors que des millions ont péri. En publiant ses souvenirs de l'Holocauste, il veut s'assurer que les générations futures n'oublieront jamais ce qui s'est passé durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale.
Mam-Gu
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Historical Gems of the San Francisco Bay Area
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Whether you are a visitor to the San Francisco Bay Area or a long-term resident of the area, it’s not uncommon to focus on the major, well-known attractions and overlook lesser-known sites that offer more local flavor and background. This book lists over 220 historical sites and museums from all eras of California's rich history.
Ohlone Teacher's Resource
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
This book contains: * Full color images of Ohlone sites, homes, tools, and historical paintings * Classroom activities * A complete list of places to visit to learn about the Ohlone * An extensive bibliography of Ohlone books, films, websites and CD-ROMs
The New Man and the New World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.