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Eleanor - a requiem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,060. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beverley, England: 1342. Fourteen years after her death, Lady Eleanor’s spirit still haunts a former Templar knight. Before the day is out, Geoffrey Jolif must lay that ghost to rest, or die in the process.
Dieppe: Casualties of War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old Wyoming
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Nancy Curtis. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
W.C. Jameson, an expert on treasure hunting, now turns his attention to Wyoming s lost fortunes. With his gift for storytelling, he relates intriguing legends and historical accounts of lost gold, buried payrolls, and hidden strongboxes.
Journal of a Georgian Gentleman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The historical value and interest of diaries is not so much in their accounts of great historical events but in their ability to convey the quality - the sights, smells and textures - of everyday life that would otherwise be lost to us. It is everyday life that abounds in the diaries of Richard Hall.
Vanguard Elite
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Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
THE GREATEST CONSPIRACY THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN STARTED WITH THE STORMING OF THE WINTER PALACE. An epic historical saga of three intertwined families who live and die by their love of their Russian motherland and the searing passions they arouse in each other. VANGUARD ELITE is Book 1 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS.
Fires Red Book 2011: A Joint Publication for U.S. Artillery Professionals, Army Air Defense Artillery Units, Lessons Learned During Ten Years of Persistent War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Fires Bulletin reminds us of the professional obligation to study our craft. We must view our history through a scholarly lens to learn from the collective wisdom of past generations of Soldiers and leaders.
Where the West Ends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prize-winning author Michael J. Totten returns with a masterpiece of travel writing and history in this journey through thirteen nations—all but two formerly communist—just beyond the edge of the West where few casual travelers venture.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy
Dalam kajian Jakob Sumardjo tentang seni pantun Sunda, kita akan diajak memahami tentang cara berfikir dan cara suku Sunda lama memandang dunia. Karena suku-suku di Nusantara meiliki banyak persamaan sejarah dan kebudayaan, niscaya pengetahuan tentang salah satu sisi suku Sunda ini akan pula menjelaskan tentang sisi tertentu dari suku-suku di Indonesia.
Poker According to Sun Tzu
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Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 7, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner era un aventurero, explorador y cazador de tesoros que dedica la mayor parte de su vida en Ecuador para investigar la historia y la geologia del pais mientras exploran sus selvas, montanas, rios y oceanos. Generalmente se admitio que Brunner tuvo la mejor oportunidad de eventualmente descubrir el tesoro perdido de Inca oculto en las montanas de Llanganati.
GODCHURCH: A Theistic Survey of Church History
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Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
What role does the Christian church play in human history? If you take the sovereignty of God seriously, what role should the church play? Here is an interpretive survey of church history that attempts to answer those questions. It’s written for serious Christians who may be just a little uncertain about church.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
The Other Pendle Witches
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Written by the leading authority on the 17th century Pendle and Lancashire Witches of Northern England this is the first book to be dedicated to the Pendle witchcraft trials of 1634 when over 60 people were arrested on charges of causing harm and death by means of witchcraft. A fascinating account of the culture within Early Modern England where neighbours feared each other and life was hard.
U.S. Marines in the Korean War: Authoritative Official History from the Frozen Chosin to the Armistice, Extensive Aircraft, Helicopter, and Equipment Coverage, Major League Reservists, Ted Williams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The focus of the various authors who wrote these historically related works on Korea did so to remember those Marines who fought and died in what some historians sometimes characterized as the "forgotten war." Forgotten or not, the Korean conflict was without parallel in Marine Corps history.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Qi lái! - Arise!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 103,260. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
All that is positive in the foundation of our country can be traced back to the Scriptures. Recently, President Obama declared that American is not a Christian nation, while Newsweek announced the demise of Christian America. This book is the answer to America's critics with the facts of history. Very readable; Fully footnoted.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.