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Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.
Northern Wisdom: The Havamal, Tao of the Vikings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
The Orient has long shared its ancient wisdom, and so now do the Northmen. Northern Wisdom presents ancient Viking parables and knowledge in a delightfully accessible modern format. Combining Teachings on par with Buddha, Lao Tzu, Myamoto Musashi, Nicollo Machiavelli & Sun-Tzu , "The Havamal" sheds light on forgotten lore of the dark ages.
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.
The Middle Ages: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
This book about the Middle Ages is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of the Middle Ages learning about its culture, people, and nations. Take an adventure through the Middle Ages and learn more about this fascinating period of history.
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.
Dioses y Héroes de la Mitología Nórdica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Nos remontamos a los antiguos tiempos, en los que dioses, monstruos y héroes convivían con los hombres entre el hielo, el fuego, los festines y las batallas, y cuyos acontecimientos han quedado recogidos en lo que hoy llamamos mitología nórdica, fuente inagotable de sabiduría que ha servido y sirve de inspiración al arte europeo en todas sus facetas.
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.
Alan Lloyd – The Lost Generation
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » War
This is the full account of the life of Alan Lloyd, whose experiences were featured in ITV’s The Great War: The People's Story. The tales from that television series, now made available in ebook format, form a set of personal, moving and at times humorous accounts of courage, love and loyalty in one of the worst wars in modern history.
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?
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
A Historical Tour of the Holy Land
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Hebrew Scriptures, First and Second Temples, Canaanites – Israelites, Assyrians – Babylonians, Greeks – Romans, Christianity – Judaism – Islam, Crusaders – Mamelukes, State of Israel. You will meet them all, and more, on the pages of A Historical Tour of the Holyland as you tour from event to event in the history of this small piece of land nestled between Egypt and the Fertile Crescent.