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The Peninsular War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,640. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
Secularism In India
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Footprints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
1964: Year Of Triumph And Tragedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1964, the conflict in Vietnam suddenly escalated into a bloody war; the world was introduced to perhaps the greatest rock band and the greatest heavyweight fighter of all time; landmark civil rights legislation began to protect millions of disenfranchised Americans; and the Warren Commission Report created a firestorm of controversy as it tried to explain who killed the President.
Võ sĩ đạo, linh hồn của Nhật Bản
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tháng 3/2011, động đất và song thần đã phá hủy một phần của Nhật Bản, cướp đi sinh mạng của hàng ngàn người dân vô tội. Sống trong thảm họa, sự can đảm, kỷ luật trong tính cách người Nhật vẫn giữ vững không hề thay đổi...
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Luận anh hùng
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 177,890. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Chúng ta đã quen với việc quy kết sự hưng suy của vương triều, sự thành bại của sự nghiệp, sự đổi thay của lịch sử và sự đúng sai của sự tình do nguyên nhân cá nhân. Quy kết thành một nhân vật lãnh tụ nào đó hoặc nhân vật chủ đạo nào đó có nhân phẩm tốt xấu, giỏi kém. Đồng thời, các nhân vật lịch sử Trung Quốc cũng được chia đơn giản thành hai vai thiện - ác...
La Caravane de l'espoir - Signe de Piste
Price: $5.10 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: French. Published: January 14, 2014 by Editions Delahaye. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Yves, Anwar, Karimdad… Un jeune Français, deux jeunes Afghans dans l’Afghanistan en guerre contre les Soviétiques. Suivant une caravane humanitaire, ils participent de tout leur cœur et de toutes leurs forces au combat désespéré d’hommes libres qui s’opposent à l’envahisseur...
Giấc mơ Trung Quốc
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Cuốn sách Tổng thống Mỹ Barack Obama và Bộ trưởng Ngoại giao Hillary Clinton không thể không đọc” tác phẩm đầu tiên công khai tuyên bố mục tiêu thay Mỹ lãnh đạo thế giới, quyết tâm trở thành đất nước lãnh tụ của Trung Quốc. Giấc mơ Trung Quốc (Tư duy nước lớn và định vị chiến lược trong thời đại hậu Mỹ)...
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh gồm 2 thiên (quyển): Thiên Tố vấn và Thiên Linh khu. Mỗi quyển có 81 thiên (mục), hai quyển là 162 thiên (mục), mỗi thiên là một ngọn núi cao. Quyển Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 42 (mục) đến thiên 70 (mục).
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
Essential Guide to Interrogation and Torture: CIA KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual, Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual, Art and Science of Interrogation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Major documents in the history of American intelligence interrogation are included in this unique ebook compilation, including two famous manuals, the CIA KUBARK manual from 1963 and the 1983 Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual with all of the handwritten notes and changes included.
Odłamki czasu (The old times)
You set the price! Words: 140,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Fabuła tej powieści osnuta jest wokół spirali losów ludzkich z akcji, o której niewiadomo kiedy się zaczęła,ani kiedy nastąpi jej kres.
Edwardian England: A Guide to Everyday Life, 1900-1914
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Second edition of The Pocket Guide to Edwardian England, newly revised and expanded. The Edwardian Era simplified, organized, and easy to reference.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,020. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Phương pháp vẹn toàn nhất, là tự lo cho sinh mệnh, sức khoẻ của mình, đề phòng bệnh tật, phòng bệnh hơn chữa bệnh. Hoàng Đế nội kinh cho rằng, những bậc thánh nhân, những người thông minh coi trọng dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh hơn là chữa bệnh. Muốn vậy, thì phải có sách vỡ, phải đọc sách và ứng dụng; tất nhiên không có cuốn sách nào toàn diện hơn, hay hơn, tin cậy hơn, là sách tổ của ngành y – Ho
Hombres sin mujer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Hombre sin mujer es la primera novela que aborda el tema de la homosexualidad en la literatura de habla hispana. La narrativa precisa de Carlos Montenegro describe, con detalle y tremenda brutalidad, la vida en una prisión cubana de principios XX, cuyos personajes habrán de darle forma ala tesis que informa que, ante la ausencia de mujer, todo hombre es un homosexual en potencia.