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The "Al-Aksa Is in Danger" Libel: The History of a Lie
By Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The modern blood libel "Al-Aksa is in danger," referring to the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, originated in the days of Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, ally of Hitler, and is propagated today by Sheikh Raed Salah, Hamas, Hizbullah, Iran, and many others in the Muslim world. This lie has come to be regarded as unalloyed truth by millions in the Muslim world.
Six Days in December: General George Washington's and the Continental Army's Encampment on Rebel Hill, December 13 - 19, 1777
By Sheilah Vance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Elevator Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook prequel to the author's upcoming novel, Becoming Valley Forge (Feb. 2013), tells the little-known and moving story of General George Washington's and the Continental Army's six day encampment on Rebel Hill and Gulph Mills, six miles from Valley Forge, on December 13, 1777 through December 19, when the army marched to Valley Forge. The thrilling story of the threshold to Valley Forge.
Eye of the Eagle: The True Story of an American Hero
By Norman Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In World War II, most aviation pilots were armed with many weapons. But in the US Air Force reconnaissance squadron, these men flew ongoing missions over enemy lines, photographing enemy targets before and after they were bombed – facing onslaughts of enemy fighters and armed with -- a camera!
Il Mezzogiorno e lo sviluppo negato
By Fabrizio Di Stefano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,450. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by noubs. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
L'analisi che abbiamo ritenuto di articolare vuole rendere omaggio ad una memoria storica rimossa e ai cosiddetti “briganti”, rappresentati in maniera del tutto travisata e faziosa nell’immaginario collettivo e al tempo stesso analizzare in maniera compiuta il ritardo socio-economico del Mezzogiorno, le cui cause affondano le radici proprio in quel periodo storico.
The Klondike Chest
By Alan Grainger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Billy Orange, pugnacious little Irishman, five foot nothing and scared of nobody, rescues a young man from a beating in a back alley in Seattle and finds himself caught up in the Great Gold Rush to the Klondike. Arctic midwinter conditions, unscrupulous tricksters, romance, and death, test him but nothing can stop him.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
Just In: This Report on the American Revolution
By Catherine Jaime
Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Too often we brush over the American Revolution when we are studying U.S. History or U.S. Government. My desire here is to make some of the major people and events of the American Revolution come alive for students of all ages. This play can be enjoyed when read silently, for a different look at the American Revolution.
The Four Little Ones
By Phillip McAbee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Civil Rights era in Louisville, Kentucky raising children in the West End of Louisville presented a challenge to Eula and James McAbee. The Four Little Ones is a collection of memories of growing up during one of the most important periods in American history. With a mix of humor, pathos, clarity Phillip McAbee welcomes you to experience the McAbee family's daily life.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
By Jean Sasson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
By Aldo Treu
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo
Central Intelligence: Origin and Evolution and U.S. Intelligence Community Reform Studies Since 1947 - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Reports
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is a compilation of two documents from the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction. The first is the introduction the CIA History Staff report, Central Intelligence: Origin and Evolution. (Document reproductions are not included.) The second is a review of official studies of the intelligence community.
Saturn IB Flight Manual (Skylab Saturn 1B Rocket) - Comprehensive Details of H-1 and J-2 Engines, S-IB and S-IVB Stages, Launch Facilities, Emergency Detection and Procedures
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique Saturn IB Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the Skylab missions to the station in the Apollo Command Service Module, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions.
Troublesome Country
By James Hufferd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by ePublishPartners.com. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Americans agree overwhelmingly with and take vigorous pride in a limited number of familiar, cogent propositions inherited from our Revolutionary/founding era that define our country and comprise the tenets of the unofficial American national creed. Troublesome Country presents an unflinching evaluation of America’s history and the stupendous failure to practice our sterling ideals.
The Teas That Bind
By J. C. Greenway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
The Teas That Bind is the first book by Japan-based writer J. C. Greenway. It is a collection of posts which first appeared on the website ten minutes hate, about life in Japan before and since the Great East Japan Eathquake on 11 March 2011. It also includes a selection of contemporary sources and new material regarding fundraising and volunteering in Northern Japan.
Anne Boleyn: A Short Biography
By Ashleigh Jenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
As Britain's most controversial queen consort, Anne Boleyn has captured the hearts and minds of many. This short biography explores her rise and downfall, her role in the protestant reformation, her other loves and her role in popular culture.
Memories of the Bush
By Patricia Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Verse stories telling snippetts of life in outback Australia - on station properties and in an outback town. A life lived devoid of any luxuries, without ever a complaint, but full of simple joys, happiness and love.
Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC): Department of Defense (DOD) Strategy for Joint Forces Operations in Response to Emerging Antiaccess and Area-Denial Security Challenges
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) strategy document describing in broad terms how joint forces will operate in response to emerging antiaccess and area-denial security challenges.
A History of Ireland - Ireland before The Plantation
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Part 2 of a new series of books on a contested subject - the history of Ireland, but taken from a theological perspective. This has not been done before to my knowledge, so will make for interesting reading. Deals with the Waves of Invasion, Castle Place Names, Patrick of Ireland, the Normans, Ireland's Importance in 1492, the Reformation.
Operation Rediscover action plan
By James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
Akhenaton Trismegiste
By William Theaux
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exposé en 1989 de l’application planétaire de la formule AMO déchiffrant le nom de Trismegiste – connu comme le "trois fois nommé" - des trois noms d’Akhenaton, de Moïse et d’Œdipe. Presentation in 1989 of the planetary application of the AMO formula from the name of Trismegistus - known as "thrice born" – with the three names :Akhenaton, Moses, and Oedipus.