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Heliopolis 1
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.
Killing America: What Poisoned A Noble Experiment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1776 America started with such promise, today it remains the place to immigrate to; but Americans are seemingly dissatisfied with their government. Is it because the character of the US has changed? What caused the change. A brief review of history reveal that the country's fortunes began to change after the 16th amendment overturned the one thing that made America different.
Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot, Vietnamese Occupation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » North America
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
The American Civil War: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » War
This book about the American Civil War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history of the Civil War including the timeline and events that led up to the war. The book takes you through the major battles of the war such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Antietam.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
The American Revolution: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This book about the American Revolution is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history American Revolution including the timeline and events that led up to the war, major battles, important people, and more. Take a trip into the past and discover the revolution that gave birth to the United States.
History of Native Americans: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General, Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book about the history of Native Americans in the United States is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the culture of Native American tribes when Columbus first arrived including their art, religion, food, and homes. The book also includes biographies of several notable Native Americans.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Brazil in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Guiana Highlands, Amazon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Brazil.
Chad in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Saharan, Soudanian Regions, N'Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Sara, Toubou and Daza
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Chad.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
A Five-Star Folly: An Investigation into the Cost Increases, Construction Delays, and Design Problems That Have Been a Disservice to the Effort to Memorialize Dwight D. Eisenhower
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This staff report by the Committee on Natural Resources' Majority staff's Office of Oversight and Investigations has examined the activities of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, the unprecedented process used to select the proposed memorial's design, the winning design's repeated failure to satisfy all legal requirements, and the unanticipated costs and delays.
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
The Cold War: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern, Nonfiction » History » World
This book about the Cold War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the major events of the Cold War including the Berlin Airlift, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Military Housing and Facilities for American Servicewomen: The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Providing full military status to women had repercussions for the built environment of the country's military installations, especially as the government mandated a gender-segregated military.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.