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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.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Evolution of Warfare: Military Course on the Art and Concepts of Warfare From The Beginning of Recorded History - Classical Macedonians and Romans, Prussian Influence, American Civil War, World Wars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique Navy course in Evolution of Warfare. The course is a survey of the operational art of warfare from the beginning of recorded history to the present.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Bạc Liêu Ngày Cũ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Sách giới thiệu một cách ngắn gọn & dễ hiểu những hiểu biết của tác giả về thị xã Bạc Liêu trước đây. Sách có đề cập đến một số địa điểm giờ đã không còn như Nhà thờ Đức Mẹ Hồn Xác Lên Trời, BCH Sư đoàn 21 VNCH, Sân bay Bạc Liêu. Đặc biệt còn có một số hình ảnh minh họa quý giá do tác giả sưu tầm hoặc được bạn hữu gửi tặng.
Killing The Christ
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
They tried to kill Him but Christ wouldn't die nor did they stop His mighty movement called rebels, know to us as Christians. Get the truths of His birth, life, ministry, and death. Find out the truth of why He came among us. It wasn't to save us from our sins. All of this and more are covered in this must read Christian story.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Native American
“Outstanding study of the artifacts recovered from the Republic County site …” says Judith A. Boughter, author of The Pawnee Nation, An Annotated Research Bibliography. The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site belongs in the library of anyone interested in archaeology on the Great Plains or the Pawnee Indians. Also good for visitors to the Pawnee Indian Village Museum located on the site.
Aquitanien: Das Ende eines Krieges
Series: Am Rande des Weges .... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Eine Sommer-Veranstaltung, für diejenigen, die im Südwesten Frankreichs oder an der Atlantik-Küste Urlaub machen: die Wiederaufführung der letzten Schlacht des Hundertjährigen Krieges an der Dordogne. Am Rande des Weges ... gibt es kaum bekannte Veranstaltungen und Orte, die einen Zwischenstopp wert sind. Einführung zum Schauspiel in Castillon-la-Bataille und Abriss der historischen Ereignisse.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The Lost Expedition: Colonel Fawcett's Fate Searching for the Amazon's Lost City of Z
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Lost Expedition is a true story of explorer Colonel Fawcett’s 1925 disappearance searching for a lost city hidden in the Amazon. Since that time Fawcett’s fate has been a mystery. Now author Bob Martin has built a well-documented case establishing the fate of the lost explorer. And along the way he has written a thrilling tale of adventure, courage, determination and tragedy.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 2: Soeharto and the New Order
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Vol 2 covers the assassination of army leaders, the communist massacre, General Soeharto's rise to power and consolidation of the New Order regime, the East Timor occupation, separatist insurgencies in Aceh and Papua, Soeharto's turn toward Islam and cynical efforts to preserve power during the late-1990s – setting the stage for the May 1998 riots and Soeharto's resignation – the subject of Vol 3.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
A Short History of Coins
Series: History of Things. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
The history of coins and money is a long and fascinating one. A Short History of Coins provides a brief outline of how coins and coinage evolved from early, Bronze Age until today.
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Join a mature woman’s journey first year teaching English. The writer says, 'this is the book I would have loved to read before I began my teaching journey overseas.' Single with an empty nest seeking adventure and travel; teaching English in foreign lands seemed exciting. Was it?
Ipswich Treasures
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A small sample of images and stories about Ipswich, Queensland
2014 Defense Department China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space and Missiles, Force Modernization, Technology, Taiwan, Air Defenses, First Aircraft Carrier
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 196,890. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This important DOD report from June 2014 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military.
2014 U.S. Navy Report: Sexual Harassment and Inappropriate Behavior in the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron Creating a Hostile Work Environment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The inappropriate behaviors and criminal conduct documented in this report reflect poorly on the Navy in general and Naval Aviation in particular.