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Dr. Bizarro's Eclectic Collection of Strange and Obscure Facts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
From the odd to the outrageous, Dr. Bizarro's newly-discovered and recently completed collection of arcana includes secrets and hidden info about everything from fringe myths and plagued places to rejected literary classics and even horrific ways to die on a farm.
World War II Through My Father's Eyes: Photo Album of Donald Krasno, USAAF 4th Photo Technical Squadron, Italy 1944-1945
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Donald Krasno (1921–2005) served in World War II in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Fifteenth Air Force, 5th Photo Group Reconnaissance, 4th Photo Technical Squadron, as a Photo Laboratory Technician in Italy from 1944–1945. While in Italy, he took hundreds of photos and collected even more. This book features 175 photos selected from his album.
La ultima enfermedad, los últimos momentos y los funerales de Simón Bolivar Libertador de Colombia y Perú
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » South American
Testimonio histórico escrito por el médico francés Próspero Reverend quien atendió al Libertador en sus últimos días en la quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino de Santa Marta. Para los buenos lectores esta obra es una joya literaria, que describe los dramáticos pdecimientos del hombre más grande de América, traicionado y vilipendiado por quienes libertó del yugo español. Cinco de cinco estrellas para e
Asia Folklore Tales of Prince Yamato Take Bilingual Edition English & Spanish
You set the price! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The insignia of the great Japanese Empire is composed of three treasures which have been considered sacred, and guarded with jealous care from time immemorial. These are the Yatano-no-Kagami or the Mirror of Yata, the Yasakami-no-Magatama or the Jewel of Yasakami, and the Murakumo-no-Tsurugi or the Sword of Murakumo.
民族发明学14:塞尔维亚--五族共和的残山剩水
Series: 民族发明学. Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 170. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
《民族发明学》收录刘仲敬先生在明镜《刘仲敬思想》栏目中演讲的整理稿,本篇为第14期节目的整理稿。本稿为首次公布,正文约一万九千字。
民族发明学21:斯洛伐克--匈牙利朱安党人的寄居蟹
Series: 民族发明学. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 170. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
《民族发明学》收录刘仲敬先生在明镜《刘仲敬思想》栏目中演讲的整理稿,本篇为第21期节目的整理稿。本稿为首次公布,正文约一万八千字。
近代人物点评3:自以为和被以为重要的李鸿章
Series: 近代人物点评. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 110. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
《近代人物点评》中的人物将按照刘仲敬先生的写作先后顺序依次登场。部分文章已在《近代史的堕落》中出版。本合集为完整版,依据原稿校对而成。
近代人物点评2:富有责任感的袁世凯
Series: 近代人物点评. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
《近代人物点评》中的人物将按照刘仲敬先生的写作先后顺序依次登场。部分文章已在《近代史的堕落》中出版。本合集为完整版,依据原稿校对而成。
刘仲敬问答期刊(2018年第12期)
Series: 刘仲敬问答期刊. Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 340. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
本期刊收录刘仲敬先生在冬川豆平台的问答,该问答为首次公布。第12期收录2017年05月01日~2017年05月19日的问答,共50问。正文约三万三千字。
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno.
Price: Free! Words: 422,610. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
An Existential approach to American History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Existential Approach to American history with an invitation for the reader to Re-Invent their personal story and myth against the history of America's founding and creation.
Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In the spring of 1986 in Kiev the blooms were on the flowers; the emerald-green leaves on the trees were multiplying and the sun was gathering strength, warming the earth and the hearts of the City's two million people.
A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 (part three)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Canada participates in the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in history and the battle that introduces the tank, yet papers back home are preoccupied elsewhere. In the United States, the presidential election of 1916 brings out opposing viewpoints. Will the populous re-elect President Woodrow Wilson who kept the nation out of the war?
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $6.99 USD. (Free until May 01!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
Shades of Life - A Collection of Poems
Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Voice Verso. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Sukanya, in Shades of Life, captures the intricacies of life with poetic imagery. She brilliantly paints the ups and downs we face in life, and, even more brilliantly, relates how they complement each other. In short, Sukanya is telling us that life is a pot of yin and yang soup; understanding this makes us face life confidently and well-oriented.
An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
Delta Force: Zulu Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ISIS or Islamic State are a formidable foe - one where the U.S. Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah. Even losing a Delta operator during a daring raid to free 70 Iraqi hostages in October 2015. In May 2015, a joint operation between the SAS and Delta Force was undertaken to take out Abu Sayyaf a top ISIS financier.