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Northern Plant Lore: A Field Guide to the Ancestral Use of Plants in Northern Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,460. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications, Nonfiction » History » European
Over a thousand years ago the Anglo-Saxons used willow bark to treat headaches; modern pharmaceutical companies use the same basic ingredient - salicin. They boiled the bark in holy water and added a few other unnecessary ingredients, but they had a basic treatment that worked a millennia ago! And they called this the Dark Ages? Explore Anglo-Saxon Herbal Medicine that actually worked!
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) June 2014 - Pathways, Prevent Acquisition, Respond to Crises, Safeguard the Force and Manage Consequences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries of the United States continue to pursue weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to enhance their international influence and achieve greater strategic leverage against U.S. advantages.
Aller Tage Morgen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Popol Vuh Comentado. Visión Espiritual del Mito Maya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: Spanish. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Este libro incluye el texto íntegro del Popol Vuh, así como una extensa introducción y comentarios al final de cada capítulo que tienen como objetivo principal la interpretación de los aspectos simbólicos, psicológicos y espirituales que contiene el texto del Popol Vuh,
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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?
Shadows of Chicago: The True Story of Three Men and the Crimes that Shocked America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Imagine an America where crime flourishes unabated, where fires burn out of control, and where sports are controlled by the gambler’s dime. This is not historical fiction; this is fascinating nonfiction at its best. With distinctive Chicago flair, Matthew Drew tells the incredible true story of three childhood friends.
Swimming at Villa Hugel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Post World War II Germany was Mary Hanford's world as a young American girl. She was the "fly on the wall" witness to events designed to take down the Krupp empire, which had been major money behind Hitler. Her lawyer father was part of the team that took over the Krupp mansion -- Villa Hugel . In this enchanting memoir, Mary reveals what happened as she saw it through her eyes as a young girl.
A Collection of English Editorials by a Chinese Editor-in-Chief
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Chinese is a very difficult language to the Westerners, so is English to the Chinese. Over 70 years ago, Sun, Jui-chin was a Chinese journalist who was appointed as a director and editor-in-chief from October 1945 to September 1946. This book contains 72 editorials.
Where Stories Dwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
Letters to My Son
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
The Devil Takes Half
Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Nonfiction » History » European
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
You set the price! Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.