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A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.
Grammaire de la carte
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Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
Sion's Army - The Freemasons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The scope of Sion's Army is quite extraordinary. It starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. It follows the exploits of the shadowy Priory of Sion as it creates Freemasonry as its private army and schemes to attain world domination. Dan Brown and Holy Blood fans will like this book.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Seti's Secret - Book 6 of Meredith Pink's Adventures in Egypt
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Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Merry and Adam have evidence linking the Dead Sea Scrolls - and the mysterious Copper Scroll in particular - to the Pharaoh Akhenaten. They also have a whole set of new questions about how the Exodus might link to the Amarna period. Join Meredith on her latest adventure along the Nile as she unlocks more secrets from Egypt's ancient past.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Proposed Twin HeS 011 Tailless Delta “Focke-Wulf 3x1000B”
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It was Hitler’s eagerly anticipated twin jet Heinkel-Hirth HeS 109-011 powered tailless medium range bomber project. Capable of carrying one 2,205 lb bomb 621 miles at 621 MPH.
The Land Of The Rulers
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Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Eu Me Lembro
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP
The Modern British Empire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
Gosford's Daughter
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Swimming With Katrina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
A Brief History of the Intertestamental Period
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ever wonder what happened in the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments? This compact reference guide will provide a cursory overview of the Bible's "time of silence".
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Por qué mata el hombre
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Price: $10.20 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
¿Por qué mata el hombre? Es una pregunta que tiene vastas respuestas llegadas desde enfoques científicos hasta artísticos y de la jerga popular. ¿Es una cuestión de esencia o de cultura?, la respuesta es difícil, pero no por ello inabarcable.
Changing Russia? History, Culture and Business
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 and represented by Finemor ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Imperial Russia collapsed in 1917 and from its ruins rose the Soviet Union. Now, yet another empire is in the making. “Changing Russia?” concisely describes more than one thousand years of history that have shaped the Russia of today.