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Battle of Grunwald by Teresa Kaminski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Teutonic Order - military religious order was formed at the end of the 12th century in Acre to provide care for pilgrims of crusades. With Christianity forces defeated in the Middle East, the Order moved to Eastern Europe. After Polish Duke Konrad I of Masovia asked the Teutonic knights for help in the Prussian Crusade, in the next years the order dishonestly extended its power on the Polish terr
L'Empire des Esclaves Couronnés by Henry Moa
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Screenplays » History
Roukn al-Din Baybars naît en 1223. Il est capturé par des mongols et vendu à l’émir de la ville d’Alep. Adulte, il intègre la garde de l’émir puis la garde mamelouk du sultan As-Salih Ayyub au Caire. Le 22 octobre 1260, Baybars tue Kutuz. Les émirs présents proclament Baybars comme sultan. Durant 17 ans, il affronte tous ses ennemis sans relâche et crée l’Empire des Esclaves Couronnés.
A RebeliÃo do Zanj by Henry Moa
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 128,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj era os escravos africanos obrigaram trabalhar nas terras do Sul de Iraque. O chefe dele, Ali ibn Ali Muhammad, era um homem que se deu conta da pobreza dele e o noivo delas terras e riqueza. Ele também teve o apoio de algumas tribos árabes da região. Ele conseguiu os juntar e os insinuar em uma insurreição em 869.
La Rebellion de los Zanj by Henry Moa
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » History
Los Zanj eran esclavos africanos obligados de trabajar en las tierras del Sur de Irak. El jefe de esta rebellion, Alī ibn Muḥammad, era un hombre que tomó conciencia de su miseria y los prometió tierras y riquezas. Llegó a congregarlos y a implicarlos en una insurreccion en 869. Lucharon durante haste la muerte.
That Monstrous Regiment by Harry Stone
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond: Book Two, The Law Keepers by Tom Rizzo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In "Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Two: The Law Keepers,“ novelist Tom Rizzo introduces you to true stories about a cross section of courageous lawmen who figured out the best way to enforce law and order on their own terms. Tough and uncompromising, they kept long hours and covered huge territories to bring peace to the expanding frontier.
Ready Reference Treatise: Farewell to Manzanar by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book presents what they went through before, during, and after they were relocated to the Manzanar camp. They had to go through these experiences because of the U. S. Government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during the war.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 - Unit Activations, Pay Issues, Mobilization for Korea, Fear of Flying, Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Air Refueling by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 312,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a thorough history of the Air Force Reserve.
Command and Commanders in Modern Warfare: The Proceedings of the Second Military History Symposium - World War I and II, Leavenworth Clique, British Naval Leaders, Germany, Nazi Reich, American Navy by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 219,560. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents the essays and commentaries from the Second Annual Military History Symposium held at the Air Force Academy, with fascinating material on the history of military affairs.
History of the Seaham Infirmary by Fred Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
In the majority of towns and cities in the Victorian era it was “voluntary” infirmaries that provided care for the sick, elderly and infirm. The Seaham Infirmary served the town admirably for almost one hundred and twenty five years but it could not compete with the modern, up-to-date- hospitals in the near vicinity of the town. This book documents the fine history of Seaham Infirmary.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation by Albert Jack
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages by Priscilla Lowry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery by Marvin J. Wolf & Katherine Mader
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
Trouble in Rooster Paradise by T.W. Emory
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » North America
Oldster PI Gunnar Nilson tells the story of a case he handled in Seattle, 1950. A client hires him to find the killer of a young beauty who worked at Fasciné Expressions, a “rooster paradise” where pretty girls charm male customers into spending big. The heady fragrance of perfumed female can make it tough for a guy to think clearly, especially when the killer is breathing down his neck.
Trace Your Roots by Maureen Vincent-Northam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Discover your ancestors. Grow your family tree. Full of effective tips and advice on tracing your family's history, from gathering background information and deciphering old documents, to discovering and consulting less well-known records and reading between the lines when tackling civil resources. Trace your Roots is an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for every budding genealogist.
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy by Suresh Shenoy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
Diana Inquest: Corruption at Scotland Yard by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 261,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book exposes high-level corruption in London’s Metropolitan Police Service following the August 1997 death of Princess Diana in Paris. Over the ensuing decade Scotland Yard - led by Commissioners Paul Condon and John Stevens - carried out one of the biggest and most wide-reaching cover-ups in its history.
Memories on Muslin: 1934 Athelstan Quilt Blocks & Depression-era Quilting by Trisha Faye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » American
Eighty years ago, women and young girls of Athelstan, Iowa left pieces of themselves behind, stitched in muslin squares. A set of 30 squares, 27 signed with names, surfaced. The names were traced to Athelstan, Iowa. They are now at the Taylor County Historical Museum. Memories on Muslin shares tidbits of 1934, with a brief history of depression-era quilts, as a tribute to these Athelstan women.