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Biologically Fit: Using Biotechnology to Create a Better Soldier - Super Soldier, Posthumans, Bioconservatives, Bioprogressives, Transhumanists, JASON
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Scientists in the field have proposed ideas on how to neurologically and physically enhance soldiers at the genetic level. These developments may help build soldier resistance to battle fatigue, increase endurance, and enhance intelligence making soldiers more decisive on the battlefield.
Ho Chi Minh Biography - The Secrets of His Life During The Vietnam War
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Military
Who's Ho Chi Minh? He was a great leader who brought the Vietnam's independence from the French colonists. This book is going to show you in action how he handled tough situations and what decisions he made to become a great leader so many people admire today...
Ibegwu! Ogugu People's Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a detailed history of Ogugu, a community in Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State, Nigeria, West Africa, Explaining the most controversial culture of the people known as 'Ibegwu'.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
Abraham's Children: Jew Christian Muslim Commonality and Conflict
Series: In Brief, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book compares the commonalities and conflicts between Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Separate paragraphs are devoted Abraham, Prophecy, Islamic Expansion, the Sunni-Shi'a Schism and Holy War with an Epilogue discussing current issues. Written in an accessible style with useful maps and charts it should appeal to the general reader with no previous knowledge of the subject.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.
Crossing the Line: Trafficking and Torture of Human Guinea Pigs in 1950s U.S.-U.K. Atomic Test Biological Experiments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The book examines allegations of human experimentation conducted during 1950's open-air nuclear tests by the U.S. and U.K. at nuclear proving grounds in Nevada and Maralinga. The book provides a summary of the testimonies and disclosures made by the ex-servicemen to journalists and commissions in the late 20th century and reviews new witness evidence that has emerged in recent years.
L'assedio di Roma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
La storia della caduta della Repubblica Romana nel 1849 nell'interpretazione di Carlo Pisacane.
Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces Annotated by Lisa Shea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » History » North America
While Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in 1861 the American Civil War began. Melville had years of experience sailing on whaling ships and immediately went to enlist in the Navy. He was chagrined when he was turned down for health reasons. He would be forced to sit out this important war. So, instead, he turned to recording his thoughts on it in poetry.
Flag Fen: A Concise Archæoguide
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Flag Fen near Peterborough is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain. This specially commissioned work, written by archaeologist and discoverer of Flag Fen, Francis Pryor MBE, provides a concise companion to anyone seeking an authoritative introduction to this remarkable site.
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
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The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
History of China - The Secrets Of The Forbidden City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Have you heard of the Forbidden City? Millions of tourists visit it every year in Beijing, China. It is known as the biggest palace on Earth. However, it also holds some of the darkest secrets that are kept in secret for nearly 600 years - not until today...
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
The Rex Guide to the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Ancient Egypt
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A handy reference guide giving reign details and more on each of the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Ancient Egypt including Cleopatra.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
Odd True Tales, Volume 5
Series: Odd True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The fifth installment of the “Odd True Tales” series… This volume focuses exclusively on the Inquisition, and is not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach. It’s divided into four chapters: Profit & Pain, Cries in the Dark, A Miscellany of Madness, Letter from Hell…
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Benjamin Harrison to Harry S Truman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
FDR liked to snack on donuts? Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Teddy Roosevelt had a pig named 'Maude?' Truman lived in poverty for awhile after his presidency? These and other fascinating tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The third of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.