Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | War | Military | Biography | History of things | Civilization | Family history | World | Russian | Social history | Contemporary political | Modern / 20th Century | All sub-categories >>
Beyond All Religion
By Samuel Butler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
(5.00 from 1 review)
How all the major religions were created upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity: Two Popes admitted that Christ was a fable. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great. Moses never existed, and there is no evidence in Egypt of 600,000 men, women, and children escaping Pharaoh. Mormonism: The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law as an impostor (con man) in 1826.
Introduction to the United States Air Force - Extensive History of the Aircraft, Missiles, Satellites, Leaders, Heroes, Battles, Fighter Aces of the USAF from World War I to the 21st Century
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is a comprehensive history of the people and vehicles of the United States Air Force, from World War I through the start of the 21st Century. This Introduction to the United States Air Force is organized into two parts and five appendices.
Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
By Aliya Anjum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
Inside the Cold War: A Cold Warrior's Reflections - Bombers, Tankers, Reconnaissance, ICBMs, Submarines, SAC Alert Forces, Russian Cold Warriors, Curtis LeMay, Hyman Rickover
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication reflects a compilation of excerpts from an unpublished broader treatment that recounts the nearly five decades of delicate coexistence between two nations known as the "superpowers" during the international conflict known as the "Cold War."
Titanic Sites in Philadelphia and Vicinity
By Calvin Sun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Titanic disaster continues to fascinate us even after 100 years. This book discusses sites in and around Philadelphia that are related to the ship and its passengers.
Latresse
By William Theaux
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 - Aircraft, Radar, Missiles, Satellites, Directed Energy, Launch Systems, ASAT, Cyber Systems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 concentrates on key science and technology focus areas for the US Air Force over the next two decades that will provide technologically achievable capabilities enabling the Air Force to gain the greatest us joint force effectiveness in 2030 and beyond.
The Colonization Era
By Ser Suk Lan
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Malaysia was once a colonized land, subjugated by three main powers at its early history. These include the Portuguese, Dutch and British.
Defense's Nuclear Agency 1947 - 1997: Comprehensive History of Cold War Nuclear Weapon Development and Testing, Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Development, Post-War Treaties
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Defense Nuclear Agency presents a comprehensive and informative history of the development and testing of nuclear weapons after World War II, from the earliest atomic bombs through the devastating hydrogen thermonuclear devices that were the centerpiece of the Cold War.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1961-1984 - Volume Two, Air Power, Tactical Air Command, Air Mobility, Space, MOL, Manned Space Flight, Strategy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 371,340. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 - Volume One, Early Days, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, Space, Strategic Implications
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
激辩毛泽东的复活 Yizhe Collection: Debate on Mao's Revival
By Zhe Yi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
2011年7月是中国共产党成立九十周年。我们通过本册合集收录的21篇外媒上的译文、两段视频和一小时的音讯访谈,呈现中国人对毛泽东的看法的深刻分歧。
A Biography of English Gardens and Their Flowers
By Janet Merza
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Have you ever wondered where your garden flowers originally came from and why? Starting with the few native English flowers that survived the ice-ages, these biographies of our most popular garden flowers trace the evolution of English gardens from Celtic times to the end of the Victorian era. This book will surprise and inform both keen gardeners and the armchair variety.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth
By Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Alina de Breos' husband seizes the Lordship of Gower in an attempt to protect her inheritance. This rebellion which starts in 1320, gathers other barons in a country-wide uprising against a weak and distrusted king.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Edith B. Ziegenhorn Diaries - A Young Girl's Life In Claytonville, Illinois - 1914 to 1917
By Donald Enz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
Transcribed diaries of Edith B. Ziegenhorn. The diaries are from Feb. 1914 to Mar. 1917. Edith begins writing when she is fifteen and describes the daily life of family, friends, and the chores and hardships of living in the small community of Claytonville, Illinois. The editor left all grammar and spelling errors in to reflect the truth of her writing.
Lambourn Valley Railway - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
By Charles Darvelle
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A charming history of one of the long closed rural branch lines on the Great Western Railway. The Lambourn Valley was one of the most quintessentially English branch lines in the days of steam.
Our Experiences As Ghosts Aboard Titanic
By Elizabeth & William Hicks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
William & his wife, Elizabeth, sister of Ken Marschall, the world's renowned Titanic Artist, share their experiences as playing ghosts on James Cameron's documentary, Ghosts of the Abyss. They were filmed on the movie set of Jim's original movie, Titanic, where they were filmed in front of green screens & then superimposed over actual 3D footage of the Titanic wreckage giving a very eerie effect.