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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.
South Korea in Perspective - Orientation Guide and South Korean Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Korean War, Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Chosun, Naktong, Daegu, Kum, Han, Silla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,480. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, 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 South Korea, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, environment, more.
Kenya in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Swahili Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kenyatta, Lake Victoria, Maasai, Samburu, Tribes, Bantu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,780. Language: English. Published: September 27, 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 Kenya, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, environment, and more.
Бітва пад Оршай 1514
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 25, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Бітва з маскоўскім войскам, якая адбылася 8 верасня 1514 г. на палях пад Оршай на Віцебшчыне, была адной з найвялікшых бітваў у тагачаснай Еўропе. Гэтая перамога, атрыманая польска-літоўскім бокам, як і шмат іншых, не была выкарыстана ні ў ваенных, ні ў палітычных мэтах.
ODTÜ Tarihçe
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 140,930. Language: Turkish. Published: September 24, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
ODTÜ’nün Türkiye’nin sosyal, kültürel ve siyasi hayatındaki rolü tartışılmaz. Ve, ODTÜ’yü ve ODTÜlülüğü anlamanın ilk yolu üniversitenin tarihini, çalkantılarını, yaşadığı zorlukları ve bunalımları, hayata kattığı heyecanı bilmekle başlar. Bu kitap ODTÜ’nün siyasi tarihininin 1980 darbesine kadarki bölümünü kapsıyor. Tarihçeyi serin kanlı bir şekilde, belgelere ve tanıklıklara dayanarak anlatıyor.
North Korea in Perspective - Orientation Guide and North Korean Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Pyongyang, Goguryo, Silla Dynasty, Chosun, Kim Dynasty, Kim Jong Un, Yalu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 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 North Korea, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, and much more.
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: September 24, 2015 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah est le récit sincère d'un adolescent qui a survécu à quatre camps nazis : Dachau, Auschwitz, Vaihingen et Neckagerach. Manny Steinberg a miraculeusement survécu alors que des millions ont péri. En publiant ses souvenirs de l'Holocauste, il veut s'assurer que les générations futures n'oublieront jamais ce qui s'est passé durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale.
Historical Gems of the San Francisco Bay Area
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Whether you are a visitor to the San Francisco Bay Area or a long-term resident of the area, it’s not uncommon to focus on the major, well-known attractions and overlook lesser-known sites that offer more local flavor and background. This book lists over 220 historical sites and museums from all eras of California's rich history.
Bangladesh in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Bengali Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Islam, Hinduism, Textiles, Ganges, Jamuna River, Chittagong, Keokradang
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,350. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bangladesh, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Yemen in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Yemeni Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Aden, Sanaa, Sunni and Shi'a, Sufism, Qat Chewing, Al Qaeda, Houthi Rebellion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Yemen, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Vietnam in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Vietnamese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Khmer, Montagnards, Hmong, Mahayana Buddhism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Vietnam, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Uzbekistan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Uzbek Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Tashkent, Samarkand, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Tajiks, Andijan Massacre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Uzbekistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Emirati Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al-Ain, Islam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,910. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Abu Dhabi, Dubai - with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, and much more.
Turkmenistan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Turkmen Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Ashgabat, Turkmenbashi, Atrek River, Soviet Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,930. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Turkmenistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Kazakhstan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Kazakh Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Almaty, Astana, Caspian, Aral Sea, Khanate, Russian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,940. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kazakhstan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Jordan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Jordanian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Aqaba, Amman, Muslim Conquest, Hussein and 1967 War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Jordan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.