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British Hang Gliding History
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Price: Free! Words: 40,320. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
British Hang Gliding History. The Golden Years from 1971 to 1981 by Terry Aspinall
To War in Style
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Heart of a Military Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Stories and Tributes to Those Who Serve Our Country Heart of a Military Woman is a keepsake collection of true short stories, touching tributes and emotive poems, celebrating our active and retired service members. Historic, nostalgic and some quite recent, these are written by military members, their families and loved ones, sharing sentiments and pride as only they can.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
Indiana's Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of Indiana's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as over a hundred photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions . Photo tips for each bridge. Step by Step Instructions for your own Self Guided Tour of historic Parke County, see a few or all 31 old Covered Bridges in an easy and fun way.
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Rosslyn Chapel - The Enigma The Myth
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Rosslyn Chapel has become the scene for many theories regarding the Knights Templar and Freemasonry. This book is a short guide to Rosslyn and sets out to dispel some of the myths that have been built up over the years.
Renaissance Europe
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book there are six texts about renaissance Europe. Through these any reader can detect many elements of the renaissance states and study a general history of the 15th ant the 16th centuries.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
Τhe partition of Italy (15th -16th c.)
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is a brief history about political partition of Italy (15th -16th c.).
An unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility (1537-1540).
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is the story of an unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility that took place in Venice during the third Venetian-Turkish war (1537-1540)
To Elsie With Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this text (WRITTEN IN GREEK) we briefly and concisely describe the social and political organization inside the Greek-Venetian cities, and especially in Nauplion (Argolis), during 14th-16th centuries.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
节选自潘公凯所著,上榜《经济学人》和《华盛顿邮报》“年度最佳图书”。本书的副标题是《寻找新中国的灵魂》
Cedar Keys Light Station
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this concise and stimulating book, Toni Collins has opened up a whole new chapter in the history of the Cedar Keys. Without the lighthouse, few ships could safely find their way and likewise, without Ms. Collins' accurate account of this lighthouse, few can find their way into the heart of Cedar Keys' history. This book is a "must read" for all interested in the fascinating story. o
Air-to-Ground Battle for Italy: A World War II Memoir by a P-40 and P-47 Fighter Pilot - Fears, Uncertainties, and Accomplishments of Ordinary Americans at War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Brig. General Michael C. McCarthy wrote this World War II memoir from his perspective as a fighter pilot who flew two years with one squadron first in the P-40 then P-47.
A War of Their Own: Bombers over the Southwest Pacific - World War II Fifth Air Force Air War, General George Kenney, U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Captain Matt Rodman's book is an intriguing study of a moment in history when combat airpower played a key role in achieving victory. He expertly recounts how Fifth Air Force quickly developed new tactics and procedures that "saved the day."