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La sombra del Führer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
¿Y si Hitler no se hubiese suicidado en el búnker de la Cancillería de Berlín? Esta novela aporta datos y argumentos que cuestionan la versión oficial sobre la muerte del líder nazi, sirviendo de excusa para una frenética trama en la que un periodista, una profesora y un alto cargo del Vaticano investigan la verdad tras la muerte en extrañas circunstancias de un amigo.
Understanding Ancient Thought
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
There are many puzzling things about the peoples of the ancient world. Why did they practice the sacrifice of animals? Why did they think they could understand the future by examining the entrails and the liver of a ram? What was the logic beneath the practice of magic? This collection of essays attempts, as far as possible, to understand the ancient world within its original context.
The Vampire in Europe: A Critical Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Vampire in Europe deals with the subject of vampirism from a historical point of view and presents the evidence which gave rise its growth and dissemination in many lands. Included in this critical edition are the authoritative text, rare contextual and source materials, illustrations, criticism, contemporary reviews, and Greek and Latin translations. A biographical note is also included.
La Cultura Revelada Del Antiguo Egipto
You set the price! Words: 52,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Este libro revela varios aspectos de la cultura del antiguo Egipto, como las antigüedades muy remotas de Egipto; las características y las creencias y prácticas religiosas egipcias; el sistema social y político; los templos cósmicos; la riqueza de la lengua; el patrimonio musical y las ciencias integradas; la medicina avanzada; la economía dinámica; los excelentes productos y manufacturados ,...
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
Echoes from Gettysburg: South Carolina's Memories and Images
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by FoxRunPub. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
South Carolina contributed two brigades of infantry, two regiments of cavalry and several artillery batteries to the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Their veterans related accounts of heroism and fear, triumph and loss for the remainder of their lives. These are their stories.
The Queen of Blood and Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
Imported America: Jamestown 1607
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Imported America gives us a true account of the first years of America’s History. From the men who privately funded the discovery of the New World, Raleigh’s first two attempts of colonizing, details of both of the lost colonies of Roanoke to The Virginia Company that settled the first permanent colony at Jamestown -this book gives us their accounts.
Riots & Revolutions: Travels Of The Very First Female Journalist To...
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
I was there in the midst of these upheavals because I predicted several: • Chinese invasion of India in 1962, • the 1965 communist revolution in Indonesia, • the increased tension and acts of violence in the Middle East, and • the 1972 coup in the Philippines
The Columbia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Columbia commemorates the disciplining and conversion of a wilderness river from a water passageway to a powerhouse and a source of irrigation. Here is the story of its explorers who came by boat and by foot, the canals, locks, and dams which flooded old landmarks to give new pioneers farm lands and electricity, and the story of the settlement of the Pacific Northwest.
Documenting America: Civil War Editiion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
Exploring documents created during the Civil War, looking at their historical significance, and, from them, drawing guidance to help us with issues we face today.
For Love of the World: A Call to Canadian Catholics
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This volume informs the contemporary layman and laywoman of the theological developments that have occurred in Catholicism since the Second Vatican Council with specific reference to the challenges now facing the Canadian Catholic Church. Never before in history have the laity been asked to take responsibility for the quality of spiritual life of the parish.
Holy Old Mackinaw
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Holy Old Mackinaw is the rough and lusty story of the American lumberjack at work and at play, from Maine to Oregon. Beloved Northwest author Stewart Holbrook captures the life and color of a vanished American scene in this complete history of logging in the Northwest.
Tally Ho, Eagles... Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TALLY HO, EAGLES In the Fall of 1942, the three RAF Eagle Squadrons became the 4th Fighter Group, US 8th Air Force. They had started out flying Spitfires, and eating British food … then they had to change to the big P‑47, and Spam! This is the story of that change …how they adapted to the American forces; their women, and their losses.
De Oude Egyptisch Cultuur Onthuld
You set the price! Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Deze in het Nederlands vertaalde Editie onthult verschillende aspecten van de oude Egyptische cultuur, zoals de zeer verafgelegen antiquiteiten van Egypte; de Egyptische kenmerken en religieuze overtuigingen en praktijken; hun sociale en politieke systeem; hun kosmische tempels; de rijkdom van hun taal; hun muzikale erfgoed en uitgebreide wetenschappelijke kennis; hun geavanceerde geneeskunde; ..
Puerto Rico and Baseball: 60 Biographies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 266,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Biographies of 60 of the best and most significant Puerto Rican baseball players from Major League Baseball, as well as early pioneers of the game, Negro Leaguers, and more, from Roberto Clemente right up through the recently inducted hall-of-famer Ivan Rodriguez. This book is a collaborative effort of dozens of members of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research.
Book 4 of 4 Chapters 61-82 Insane Conspiracy Theories and Government Secretes That Actually Turned Out To Be True
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Military
It’s getting harder to separate truth from fiction in the age of fake news. But sometimes the wildest conspiracies are true. Like these insane conspiracy theories that are quite real. Sometimes we all get an intensified feeling that we are living on a crazy, ugly planet, and especially on those occasions when some out-of-mind conspiracy theory turns out to be true.