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The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
Ancient Mesopotamia: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book about Ancient Mesopotamia is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Mesopotamia learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the great kingdoms of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. You will also discover what it was like to live in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
Ancient Greece: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book about Ancient Greece is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Greece learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the democracy of Athens, the warriors of Sparta, and the rise of Alexander the Great.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Ancient Rome: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book about Ancient Rome is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Rome learning about the culture, people, and rulers of this great empire. Take an adventure to Ancient Rome and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
Ancient Egypt: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book on Ancient Egypt is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Egypt learning about the culture, people, and rulers of the civilization.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book on Ancient China is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
the Plot to Kill Lee Harvey Oswald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
After fifty years, there have been thousands of books on JFK's assassination and yet no resolution. Perhaps by examining the plot to kill the alleged assassin, one might make some better headway on the case. It could be Oswald's death may be the key to unlocking the entirety of the conspiracy to kill Kennedy. The parallels with the Lincoln assassination are obvious when stripped to the bare bones.
Fifteen Women Philosophers you should have learned about in school (but probably didn’t)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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Why a book on women philosophers? Philosophy is genderless, but the under-representation of women in philosophy is an unfortunate truth. Join award-winning author, retired lecturer Janet Cameron, MA as she explores fifteen female philosophers you may never have heard of - women who changed the world, and the way we think today.
Dioses y Héroes de la Mitología Nórdica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Nos remontamos a los antiguos tiempos, en los que dioses, monstruos y héroes convivían con los hombres entre el hielo, el fuego, los festines y las batallas, y cuyos acontecimientos han quedado recogidos en lo que hoy llamamos mitología nórdica, fuente inagotable de sabiduría que ha servido y sirve de inspiración al arte europeo en todas sus facetas.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning”
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
Atlantis Pyramids Floods: Why Europeans are White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Plato’s story tells about a war between Atlantis and Europe. Based on his writings, the continent of Atlantis was North America, Mexico held the main and largest city, Tampa was the first city, and a small island in Tampa was the island of Atlantis.
Mosul Dam in Iraq: The Most Dangerous Dam in the World - Government Reports and Background, Catastrophic Threat from ISIS/ISIL Islamic Terrorists, Technical Data, American Funded Work
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In early August 2014, there were reports that the Islamic terrorist group ISIS/ISIL had seized control of the Mosul Dam in Iraq. This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Mosul Dam, called the "most dangerous dam in the world" by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
King of the Mountain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The year is 1948 I’m 4 years old, and have run away from home for the first time on my quest to become “King of the Mountain”. Based on the actual antics of a young boy and his friends, “King of the Mountain” offers an autobiographical experience of growing up in the West Kootenays between 1948 to 1962.
Alan Lloyd – The Lost Generation
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » War
This is the full account of the life of Alan Lloyd, whose experiences were featured in ITV’s The Great War: The People's Story. The tales from that television series, now made available in ebook format, form a set of personal, moving and at times humorous accounts of courage, love and loyalty in one of the worst wars in modern history.
Kate Parry Frye – The Long Life of an Edwardian Actress and Suffragette
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » War
Cosseted Victorian daughter, aspiring actress, suffragette, wife on the home front, Kate Parry Frye had many lives – but she always kept a diary.
Reg Evans DCM – A Hero’s War in His Own Words
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » War
One of many brave, hardworking men who enlisted, Reg’s personal experiences of World War One are retold here through his letters and diaries, which have been meticulously and lovingly collected together by his daughter, Pamela Armitage Campbell. They tell the tale of a boy born into a family dealing with the death of a father, of that boy’s youth and of his journey into battle in 1914.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 291,930. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?