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The Construction of the Erie Canal:A History Just for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Johnny was a hoggee. Do you know what a hoggee was? A hoggee was the person, often a young boy, who walked with the horses and mules that pulled boats and barges through the Erie Canal. You can see a picture of one at the beginning of this handbook. What do you think it would have been like to be a hoggee? Let’s catch up with Johnny as he walks with his family’s mules one summer night.
Conversations with the Elders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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What few people know about WWII concerns the fate of thousands of Russians of German descent who were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia after Hitler invaded the USSR. From 1995 to 1997, two US Catholic sisters interviewed 22 labor camp survivors whom they met while serving in a Catholic parish in Chelyabinsk. How these men and women managed to survive will both inspire and astound you.
Esta brava e estoica gente das Gerais
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Price: Free! Words: 24,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy and history of two connected families in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Anotações genealógicas sobre dois troncos mineiros.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team Operations - Field Manual 3-11.22 - Threats, Delivery Systems (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual serves as the foundation for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-Civil Support Team (CST) doctrine and focuses on the organization, mission, command and control (C2), and operations of the WMD-CST.
INDIAN OASIS Life Among the Papagos (1957 through 1962)
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Papagos, now called the Tohono O'odham, are among the least known of the Southwestern Indian tribes. They are one of the oldest traditional desert tribes with rich beliefs and customs. The contentment and inner peace of the Papagos, their gentle nature, their adherence to tradition, and their solitude go hand in hand with their peaceful desert. Dema Lee, Author
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Security Force Assistance - Field Manual 3-07.1 - Brigade Operations, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual addresses common characteristics and considerations for conducting security force assistance and clarifies what units and individual advisors must understand to work "by, with, and through" their counterparts.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Civil Affairs (CA) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures - Field Manual 3-05.401, MCRP 3-33.1A - Humanitarian, Emergency Services (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,730. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual establishes the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) used by individuals, teams, and units of United States (U.S.) Army and United States Marine Corps (USMC) Civil Affairs (CA) forces.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Aircraft Recovery Operations - Field Manual 3-04.513 - Personnel, Downed Aircraft, UAS, Accidents (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is the Army's doctrine for battlefield and garrison recovery operations.
Distinctly Human, An Evolutionary Journey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Distinctly Human, An Evolutionary Journey is the journey from our pre-primate ancestry, through to pre-human ancestry along with other lineages that have come before us. Lineages that have thrived, then died out due to climatic and environmental changes that helped shape the Human of today.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 2 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 32 historical photographs (with original captions)about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada.(Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker)
Sgeul nan Eilthireach a dh’fhalbh à Beàrnaraigh na Hearadh
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Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation of 'The Story of Emigration from Berneray, Harris' by Peter Kerr. Published by Comunn Eachdraidh Bheàrnaraigh/Berneray Historical Society 2012
South African Struggles: 1902-1994
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You set the price! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The struggles of the Afrikaner away from British Colonialism, then the struggle fighting Apartheid till Nelson Mandela became the first democratic leader.
The Shoulders of Giants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of the American conservative movement. From pre revolutionary America through to present times. Well researched and a history of America from a true conservative viewpoint.
Money for Old Rope - Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Money for Old Rope - Part 2 is the second ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over.
Money for Old Rope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop: The Complete Collection
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,500. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop is a series of seven interactive eBooks that bring hundreds of funny Jewish videos and anecdotes to your favorite screen -- desktop or laptop computer, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet. Each video is introduced with a short written commentary explaining its back story. This anthology includes the complete contents of all seven books in the series.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
The Earl of Belvedere
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A collection of poems and history about The Rochfort Family of Gaulstown, Rochfortbridge, Westmeath, Ireland. The story of how Robert Rochfort, the 1st Earl of Belvedere, incarcerated his wife for over thirty years in her own home.