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Las Voces del Silencio (América PreColombina)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Ensayo literario & Art-eBook (54 cerámicas) imágenes para ampliar y apreciar las piezas de arcilla como tocándolas. Otra mirada hacia América a través de la historia escondida en el arte de la cerámica precolombina. La propuesta es mirar como en el Aleph de Borges, cuando mujeres y hombres recreaban diariamente la función utilitaria, simbólica y ritual de la arcilla.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
Parallel Trials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
An independent review step by step of the two most famous trials in history by a practising lawyer with no allegiance, the first ever.
Bugs And Bombs: A History of the Chemical and Biological Arms Race
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Throughout the course of human history, disease and pestilence have killed far more people than wars ever have. It was only within recent decades, however, that political and military leaders have made the conscious decision to utilize disease and pestilence as weapons of war. This book is a history of the chemical and biological arms race.
World, Incorporated: The History of the Supra-National Corporation and its Global Stranglehold on Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It has become a truism in politics that "corporations have become too powerful". Between 1990 and 2010; corporate power has now exceeded national power and global economic structures now have unchecked control over democratic governments, and has passed to multi-national corporations who have no country, owe allegiance to no government, and answer to no nation. They are now supra-national.
Hidden History: A Collection of Forgotten Mysteries, Oddities and Unknown Stories From True History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A collection of stories from true history. Forgotten tales, unsolved mysteries, strange oddities, and little-remembered incidents from the past. Includes--Who Really Shot Down the Red Baron? Was The Pirate Captain Kidd Actually Innocent? The True Story of the "Escape From Alcatraz". Did The "WOW!" Signal Come From ETs? The Strange Journey of Einstein's Brain. And more.
Museum Pieces: The Forgotten History, Science, and Mystery Behind Some of the Most Interesting Museum Exhibits and Historical Places in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
The history and science behind some of the most interesting and famous museum exhibits in the world, from the Smithsonian, the London Natural History Museum, the Chicago Field Museum, the LaBrea Tar Pits, the Oslo Viking Ship Museum, the Independence Mall Museum, the American Museum of Natural History; and others.
Revolutions in the West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
The West Awakes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Protestantism
A history of what are called the Renaissance, Reformation, and the Enlightenment for the general reader is volume 3 of A History of the West.
The Ancient West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A short history of ancient Greece and Rome is the first of a five history of the West for the general reader.
The English Difference?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
The Battle for "Charlie"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle for “Charlie” took place in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A battalion of South Vietnamese paratroopers made a stand with one American advisor—Major John J. Duffy, who directed critical American air support and led a daring escape through enemy lines. Under fire at the landing zone, Duffy was the last man to board the rescue chopper after confirming all troops were safely aboard.
Conceptul strategic al NATO (1949-2009)
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Romanian. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
NATO is the main structure able to guarantee the security of the Euro-Atlantic space. Since its founding (The Washington Treaty, in 1949), NATO had crossed a winding way and it is the longest running and the most successful political-military alliance in history. NATO este principala structura de aparare colectiva capabila sa garanteze securitatea spatiului euroatlantic. De la înfiintarea sa.....
How We Know For Sure That We Are Living In The Last Days!
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » World
This book makes a convincing case for the fact that we are indeed living in the last days of the present age. The author begins by looking at what God says about the last days, then at what the signs of the times are, then examines the foundations upholding society, which are being destroyed. There is a section dealing with the antichrist, the mark of the beast, and the false world religion.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, plus Bibliography, Naval Strategy During the American Civil War - Lincoln, Grant, Battle of Shiloh, Vicksburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Three documents about the American Civil War are reproduced in this unique ebook. The anchor document, U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theater 1862, is a 2014 release of the Army Center of Military History.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Jews and the Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.