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Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
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.
Сотворение
Series: Звенящие кедры России, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2015 by Ringing Cedars Publishing House LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Существует ли в дошедшей до нас литературе более живой образ Бога, чем в этой книге, судить вам, уважаемые читатели. «...Нет ни в одной галактике струны, способной лучший звук издать, чем звук у песни человеческой души». Анастасия
Ateismul și Credința
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: Romanian. Published: October 8, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
În această carte este vorba despre o idee, o idee ce a apărut în trecutul îndepartat și care de-a lungul timpului a crescut și a schimbat lumea în care trăim. Dar aceasta este doar o idee, sau un adevăr pe care multă lume încearcă să-l ignore? Cei ce aleg să meargă în această călătorie, vor fi plăcut surprinși de această parte a istoriei pe care multă lume nu o cunoaște.
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
The Family Budgeters — An Account of the Family Budgeting Movement in New Zealand, 1960—1978
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The organisation that now offers household budgeting help throughout NZ receives substantial government funding. It was not always so. This is the story of two decades when family budgeting was done mostly by volunteers. Expenses were seldom met, paid coordinators were usually only a dream, procedures were sometimes inconsistent; the demand insatiable. Dedicated volunteers were up to the task.
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
Vicdani Ret Yazıları
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: Turkish. Published: October 1, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Vicdani ret, silah seslerinin susmadığı Türkiye’de, barışçıl bir ses olarak varlığını sürdürmeye devam ediyor. Hareketin bugünün anlamak için bir başucu eseri olan bu kitap, analitik ve siyasi bir bakış açısından, yer yer eleştirel olarak, vicdani ret hareketini ve siyasetini inceliyor. Bu siyaseti, gerek formel gerek ahlaki zeminlerde ele alıyor.
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.
Humanism: The Untold Tale
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Humanism has a history and tradition as long and complex as any major religion, and older than most religions. It has traced a conceptual path around Eurasia, holding onto remnants of each place. Secular humanism has hidden much of this history from us. This book aims to redress the balance by exploring Humanism's path from China, through India, the Middle East, northern Africa and finally Europe.
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.