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L'Empire des Esclaves Couronnés
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Screenplays » History
Roukn al-Din Baybars naît en 1223. Il est capturé par des mongols et vendu à l’émir de la ville d’Alep. Adulte, il intègre la garde de l’émir puis la garde mamelouk du sultan As-Salih Ayyub au Caire. Le 22 octobre 1260, Baybars tue Kutuz. Les émirs présents proclament Baybars comme sultan. Durant 17 ans, il affronte tous ses ennemis sans relâche et crée l’Empire des Esclaves Couronnés.
A RebeliÃo do Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 128,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj era os escravos africanos obrigaram trabalhar nas terras do Sul de Iraque. O chefe dele, Ali ibn Ali Muhammad, era um homem que se deu conta da pobreza dele e o noivo delas terras e riqueza. Ele também teve o apoio de algumas tribos árabes da região. Ele conseguiu os juntar e os insinuar em uma insurreição em 869.
La Rebellion de los Zanj
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » History
Los Zanj eran esclavos africanos obligados de trabajar en las tierras del Sur de Irak. El jefe de esta rebellion, Alī ibn Muḥammad, era un hombre que tomó conciencia de su miseria y los prometió tierras y riquezas. Llegó a congregarlos y a implicarlos en una insurreccion en 869. Lucharon durante haste la muerte.
That Monstrous Regiment
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 - Unit Activations, Pay Issues, Mobilization for Korea, Fear of Flying, Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Air Refueling
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 312,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a thorough history of the Air Force Reserve.
Command and Commanders in Modern Warfare: The Proceedings of the Second Military History Symposium - World War I and II, Leavenworth Clique, British Naval Leaders, Germany, Nazi Reich, American Navy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 219,560. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents the essays and commentaries from the Second Annual Military History Symposium held at the Air Force Academy, with fascinating material on the history of military affairs.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
Trouble in Rooster Paradise
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » North America
Oldster PI Gunnar Nilson tells the story of a case he handled in Seattle, 1950. A client hires him to find the killer of a young beauty who worked at Fasciné Expressions, a “rooster paradise” where pretty girls charm male customers into spending big. The heady fragrance of perfumed female can make it tough for a guy to think clearly, especially when the killer is breathing down his neck.
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
Diana Inquest: Corruption at Scotland Yard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 261,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book exposes high-level corruption in London’s Metropolitan Police Service following the August 1997 death of Princess Diana in Paris. Over the ensuing decade Scotland Yard - led by Commissioners Paul Condon and John Stevens - carried out one of the biggest and most wide-reaching cover-ups in its history.
The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater - Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Campaign, Adversaries in the Battle of the Atlantic, Caribbean, Wolfpacks, Milch Cows, Bell P-39, Northrup A-17
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the Army Air Forces' contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic from the American Theater.
Billy Mitchell - Stormy Petrel of the Air - Spanish American War, World War I, Advocate for Airpower, Demonstration of Aerial Bombing of Battleships, Great Pioneer, General Pershing, FDR
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication tells the incredible story of Billy Mitchell.
Blacks in the Army Air Forces During World War II: The Problems of Race Relations - Officers and Flying Units, Era of Change 1943, Protests and Leadership, Confrontation at Freeman Field
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 189,900. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication relates how the leadership in the War Department and the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) tried to deal with the problem of race and the prejudices which were reflected in the bulk of American society.
Air Power and Warfare: Proceedings of 8th Military History Symposium at U.S. Air Force Academy - Early British, European, American, Soviet, Japanese Experience, World War II, Apollo Astronaut Collins
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 293,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides the proceedings of the eighth military history symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy covering the earliest years of air power and World War II in the air.
It Happened to Us - Mark II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These are the stories of the `boys' of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment who served in World War II in Malaya and Singapore in the defence of Australia. After Singapore surrendered, anti-tankers were allocated to various POW work parties. Collectively their stories cover a broad range of the experiences endured by all Aussies in Japanese POW camps. These 109 stories have been told for young of today.
Air Force Roles and Missions: A History - Origins, Transitions, World War II and Dawn of Global Air Power, Unification, Massive Retaliation, Vietnam War and Flexible Response, Maturing of Roles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces the doctrinal underpinnings of the modern United States Air Force, the world's only global air force.
The Air Force Integrates - 1945-1964 - World War II, Freeman Field Mutiny, MacDill Riot, Unbunching, Eisenhower, Little Rock, Kennedy Era and the Civil Rights Act, Travis Riot, Blacks in USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 216,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the struggle to desegregate the post-World War II U.S. Army Air Forces and its successor, the U.S. Air Force, and the remarkable advances made during the next two decades to end racial segregation and move towards equality of treatment of Negro airmen.
A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book looks at a unique and unparalleled collection of individuals who together achieved something noteworthy. It is more than a history of a building on Chicago’s west side—it is an inside look at the people who made Cook County Hospital a center of top-flight medical education and world-class care through the years.