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The Atomic Bomb: A History Just For Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, from time to time you might hear the term “nuclear bomb” used, while other times you may hear the term “atomic bomb”. What is the difference? Any bomb that uses tiny reactions inside the nucleus of a microscopic atom is, by definition, a “nuclear bomb”. However, the first nuclear bombs were much simpler than today’s bombs, which use multiple steps to produce their large explosions. The firs
Little "White" Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Poetic Prose a criticism of lies we are told as children the lens is feminine or woman's or feminist perspective. A reflection on various topics concerning women: leadership, war, polygamy, race relations, the Bible, Women in the Bible new perspective.
Butler (Ormonde) of Kilkenny
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Butler (Ormonde)Family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.
Turning Point: People's History meets Nationalist Narrative in Pakistan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed? In the last decade of his life, the official historian of Pakistan turned against all his writings he had earlier authored.
Cuffe of Kilkenny
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Cuffe family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915)
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) ist ein autobiografischer Reisebericht über die Erfahrungen die Josef Maria Feichtner in Amazonien in der Jahrhundertwende als Kautschukhändler sammelte.
Ted Grant: The Permanent Revolutionary
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 147,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Wellred Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ted Grant was a well-known figure in the international Marxist movement. The book covers the development of his life from his birth 100 years ago to his death in 2006. It explains the important theoretical questions and debates within Trotskyism of this period and it outlines Ted Grant's important theoretical contribution.
Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Deployment of the First Solid-State Laser Directed Energy Weapon, SSL, FEL, TLS, MLD, Terminal Defense Against China's ASBM
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics
Navy officials announced in April 2013 that a solid-state laser would be deployed onboard the U.S.S. Ponce, providing the first at-sea demonstration of a revolutionary directed energy weapon.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
The stealing of the Irish Crown Jewels: an unsolved crime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
1907. the irish crown jewels are stolen from under the noses of the dublin metropolitan police in dublin castle a few days before the royal visit of king edward vii. the authorities send for scotland yard. the crime is never solved, perhaps because if the thief was ever identified a huge scandal would follow? this is the true story of an audacious robbery, blackmail, murder and political intrigue
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
Martirii din Dealul Crucii - Volumul II
Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: Romanian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
În anul 1948 a apărut în județul Bistrița-Năsăud o organizație anticomunistă, “Liga Națională Creștină”, cunoscută mai mult însă, printr-o serie de confuzii și chiar manipulări, sub numele de “Garda Albă”. Nu a fost un grup de haiduci, de luptători anticomuniști, ci a fost o organizație de mare impact local, cu mulți membri, dintre care doar o mică parte erau fugari.
Martirii din Dealul Crucii - Volumul I
Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Romanian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
În anul 1948 a apărut în județul Bistrița-Năsăud o organizație anticomunistă, “Liga Națională Creștină”, cunoscută mai mult însă, printr-o serie de confuzii și chiar manipulări, sub numele de “Garda Albă”. Nu a fost un grup de haiduci, de luptători anticomuniști, ci a fost o organizație de mare impact local, cu mulți membri, dintre care doar o mică parte erau fugari
The Memorable Quotations of President William Jefferson Clinton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
President Bill Clinton was both controversial and insightful, both traits showing up in his many memorable quotations. He expounded on an infintite variety of topics.
Bryan & Butler (Mount Juliet) of Kilkenny
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Bryan & Butler (Mount Juliet) families of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
The Sylt Raid 1940 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook containing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big night raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Athenia 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the first British ship to be sunk in World War II - just 10 hours after war was declared. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Kiel Raid 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big daylight raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Blackout 1939-45
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing contemporary newspaper reports and eyewitness accounts of what it was like to live through the Blackout during World War II
Gods Sorely Tested Child
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » European
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.