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Sprig of Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sprig of Broom is a coming-of-age creative non-fiction work about Geoffrey Plantagenet, a count, who marries King Henry’s daughter, Empress Matilda, and fathers the dynasty of Plantagenet kings. He has much to learn, and over the course of his life’s journey he develops a better understanding of himself, fathers a long line of kings, endures adversaries and faces the world of chaos around him.
2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 559,550. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"2016" focuses on current and historical events and issues of war and peace, economics, power, international relations, philosophy and spirituality. I'm Jerry Alatalo, author of "2016", and hope readers become more aware and optimistic as a consequence of my humble work. The title was chosen to suggest the classic "1984" by a Mr. Orwell - now "updated" with a new hopeful perception of the world.
Indonesia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Javanese, Bahasa Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Jakarta, Sukarno, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Indonesia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship tells the story of Ukerdhogu Jalukal Evariste, known by many simply as "Grandpa". Grandpa's life is one that will fascinate your mind and capture your soul as you hear of his enduring love for his people through colonialist strife, independence, civil war, exile, poverty, and failed relationships.
India in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Telegu Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Sikh, Gandhi, Nehru, Ganges, Delhi, Mumbai, Indus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,110. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These six unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in India, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Favorable Incompetence
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
WTC7 fell at perfect free fall on 9/11, late afternoon. Free fall = Zero Resistance! Nowhere in the universe has solid steel ever offered zero resistance. Government scientists committed fraud. Mayor Giuliani, guilty of felony destruction of 9/11 crime scene evidence. Top Military responsible for massive 9/11 security failures all received promotions instead of courts martial.
Dirt Ordinary
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
José Martí. Diversidad cultural y emancipación
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2015 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Los cuatro estudios que componen este libro abordan, desde perspectivas diversas —y a veces opuestas—, los aportes y/o los límites del pensamiento emancipador martiano sobre la nación, la cultura y la diversidad cultural y étnica.
Haiti in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Duvalier, Vodou (Voodoo), Aristide, Catholicism, Port-au-Prince, Windward Passage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,650. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Haiti, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Delta Force: Jericho One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Delta Force has earned itself a near mythical status since its inception. Delta or the ‘Unit’ as it is also known, has been at the heart of a vast, if hidden, global war waged by America's special operation forces. They are part of dismantling, in what U.S. General David Petraeus, the former NATO commander, has described as “an industrial-strength insurgency”.
Djibouti in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Ali Sabieh, Dikhil, Tadjoura, Obock, French Somaliland, Ismail Omar Guelleh Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Djibouti, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Georgia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Urban and Rural Life, Black Sea, Sakartvelo, Caucasus, T'bilisi, Supra, Stalin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,210. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Georgia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Ethiopia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Dynasties, Folklore, Military, Relations with Neighbors, Terrorist Groups, Secessionists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Ethiopia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Eritrea in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Tigrinya Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Abyssinia, al-Shabaab, Land of Punt, Asmara, Nakfa, Ethiopia, Mengistu, Derg, Jabarti, Assab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,630. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Eritrea, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Egypt in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Cairo, Suez, Nasser, Sadat, Mubarak, Arab Spring, Islam, Coptic Christian, Nubians
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Egypt, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Czech Republic in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Prague, Praha, Brno, Communism, Velvet Revolution, Elbe River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Czech Republic, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
The Auschwitz Bergen-Belsen Trials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Juana Bormann was one of three women who were tried after the European theater of World War II concluded in May 1945. The others, her colleagues, were much younger, in their 20s. Bormann worked at one of six Nazi extermination camps for Jews in Poland, i.e. Auschwitz, during 1943-1944. She was later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, which was classified as a work camp. She wreaked havoc and death.
Thirty Years Of Camping With The Moulton Adventure Group
Price: Free! Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Neil Plummer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Geoff Crompton lives in Hartford, Cheshire. His daughter Gillian, son- in- law Grant and grandson, Thomas, live close by in Middlewich. Geoff originates from Widnes where, at 15 he joined the chemical giant ICI. Taking early retirement in 1988, he formed a consultancy business in the field of Industrial Packaging. In 1969, with his friend Les Burgess, he founded the Moulton Adventure Group, a unif
Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.