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Mexico in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish (Mexican) Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Guadalajara, Ciudad Juarez, Indios, Indigenismo, Mestizos, Mestizaje
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mexico.
Mauritania in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hassaniya Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Rosso, Taya, Sanhadja, Almoravids, Sudanic Kingdoms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,640. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mauritania.
Mali in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Tamashek Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Niger, Timbuktu, Kidal, Dogon, Senufo, Tuareg, Mande, Fulani, Maure, Bamako, Mopti
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,640. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mali.
Libya in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Libyan Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Tripoli, Benghazi, Gaddafi, Qadhafi, Tuareg, Fezzan, Al-Khufrah, Sanusi, Pariah State
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Libya.
Under Fate's Wing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A six-year-old girl is abruptly ejected from her idyllic life in Estonia into the chaos of Hitler’s collapsing Germany, where her heroic mother braves impossible odds to assure their survival. Failing to outrun the advancing Soviet troops on foot would mean a one-way trip to Stalin’s Gulag.
Liberia in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Liberia.
Lebanon in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Lebanese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Palestinians, Israel, PLO, Hizballah, Druze, Bekaa Valley, Beirut, Sidon, Tyre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,490. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Lebanon.
Kyrgyzstan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Kyrgyz Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Bishkek, Osh, Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Tien Shan, Fergana, Uzbek, Bakiyev, Islamic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,290. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kyrgyzstan.
Mongolia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Mongolian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Genghis Khan, Ulaanbaatar, Darhan, Mongol, Gutul, Altai, Hentiyn, Hangayn, Gobi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mongolia.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
Women Warriors: A History of Courage in the Battle Against Cancer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The arsenal of research weaponry, politics on the war against cancer, the creative force of the disease, oral histories of the heroes fighting cancer, the ineradicable history of women for the medical humanities.
Foxy Chives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A college drop-out documents the 95% of the time that a combat Marine is not engaged in combat. The author describes the day to day routine of life in the Vietnamese War (the Vietnamese call the contest, the American War) in 1968, the worst year.
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Grand Theft History: How Liberals Stole Southern Valor in the America Revolution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The explosive truth of America’s Revolution: a bloody civil war won largely in the South that modern liberals have kept buried until now… “Suspenseful and involving…absorbing psychology.” - Booklist "Pantano's story is a tough, gritty, no-holds-barred saga of war by one who knows what it's like to be caught in a crossfire."
 - Oliver L. North, 
Host of War Stories on Fox News Channel
Spirits of an Industrial Age
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Spirits of an Industrial Age explores the social and cultural context of these ghosts, looking at ghost impersonators, supernatural belief, and popular perceptions of the Victorian city. This wide-ranging work reveals the ghost beliefs of the nineteenth century, and explains why wandering spirits held such a grip on the popular imagination.
Ancient Origins: The Secret, Hidden Origins of Western Symbols, Myths & Legends and Customs & Traditions.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The longevity of cultural artefacts is simply remarkable. There is literally nothing new under the Sun. Ancient Origins has been written for those inquisitive beings who wonder if there is a hidden side to the origin of our western cultural artefacts. It is unique in that it traces particular artefacts to their origin. It is this holistic view which appears to be missing from historical literature
Iron Blood: 300 Years of the Dmitri Kantemir Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Prince Dmitri Kantemir, the Prince of Moldavia and Imperial Chancellor to Peter the Great, lived in forced exile for 22 yrs. He became a great writer, statesman, scientist. Centuries later American Ella Kantemir makes a startling discovery: she has a sister who shares her name—and her own true identity is that of a Princess: HSH Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir. 300 yrs. of intriguing Kantemir history.
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Kuwait in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Arabic Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, al-Jahra, Persia, Iraq Invasion, Persian Gulf War, Bidoon, Mubarak the Great, Oil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kuwait, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, and much more.