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Spies of the Civil War: The History of Espionage In the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spires! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Civil War? Civil War spying had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with Saber's and Colt's. This book looks at the incredible history of espionage in the Civil War. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour West of Broadway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Portland, Oregon west of Broadway is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour East of Broadway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Portland, Oregon east of Broadway is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Seattle! A Walking Tour of Pioneer Square
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seattle's Pioneer Square is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Seattle! A Walking Tour of Pike Place Market
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seattle's Pike Place Market area is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Salt Lake City! A Walking Tour of Salt Lake City, Utah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Salt Lake City, Utah is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of Lower Downtown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver's Lower Downtown district is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of the Civic Center
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver's Civic Center is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of the Central Business District
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver, Colorado's Central Business District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - East of Main Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Kansas City, Missouri east of Main Street is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - West of Main Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Kansas City west of Main Street is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
History of the Water Closet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
The Disneylands That Never Were
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.