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Saxo Grammaticus on pre-Christian religion of the Slavs: the relevant fragments from book XIV of Gesta Danorum
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Among the literary sources on pre-Christian religion and mythology of the Slavs, accounts of Saxo Grammaticus are specially characterized by the detailed and rigorous descriptions and the minimal use of the ideologically motivated narrative instruments. The following translation is intended to make Saxo Grammaticus' texts more accessible for a wider circle of readers, both specialists and not.
Border Pioneers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
As an academic, a lover of history, with a strong interest in geography, I have extended my earlier research into the early colony, settlements in the Hunter Valley and resettlement beyond, in my first book ‘A Patchwork Quilt.’ Now, after researching and visiting the river valleys in northern NSW and Queensland, my next book “Border Pioneers’ subtitled ‘the Pastoralists,’ investigates the pioneer
Mary Queen of the Scots
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to the English throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
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Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Evolution of Time Sensitive Targeting: Operation Iraqi Freedom Results and Lessons - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, CENTCOM Definitions, Future Trends, Adversary Focus on Asymmetric Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides unique insights into battlefield targeting.
America's Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden - COIN, Airpower, French-Algerian War, Vietnam, Soviet Afghan War, Enemy as a System (EAS)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study is a theoretical and historical exploration of the role and relevance of airpower in counterinsurgency (COIN).
The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
War: A Crime Against Humanity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Three Years and a Day: 1862-1865 (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 321,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the thousands of regimental histories, Civil War diaries, and Civil War letters, this volume stands out. The 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment fought in some of the most important and memorable actions of the American Civil War, including Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg.
Egypt: Land of the Pharaoh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Many legends and speculation in Egyptian mythology surround the pyramids. Why were they built, and how were they built? They have been described as burial tombs for the pharaohs, and giant observatories. Speculation also exists they were ceremonial sites where the ancients performed secret rituals.