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Night Train to Nisswa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
Nuclear Weapons Security: Nuclear Counterterrorism, Nuclear Explosives Control, Safety Program, Personnel Reliability Program, Prevention of Deliberate Unauthorized Use, DOD Response to IND Incidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of fourteen federal government unclassified documents provides unique insight into nuclear weapons security issues, with guides, directives, and orders from various U.S. agencies including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapon Surety and Quality Division of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
The Continental Army: War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War) - Basic Reference on the Military History of the Revolution, from New England in Arms to Victory at Yorktown
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
Я сказал: вы – боги…
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Монография посвящена истории «богочеловечества» - одного из направлений в общественной мысли и общественном движении России 70-х годов XIX века.
Little Known Tales in Texas History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This books has short stories about Texas history. The book also contains a list of the victims of the Battle of the Alamo.
Humer i inni
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: Polish. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historia procesu stalinowskiego zbrodniarza Adama Humera. Prowadził najsłynniejsze w tamtych latach śledztwa polityczne: polityczne przeciwko pięciu komendom zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość" oraz trzem Narodowych Sił Zbrojnych. Przesłuchiwał wywodzącego się Polskiego Stronnictwa Ludowego premiera Stanisława Mikołajczyka. Wypytywał biskupa Czesława Kaczmarka i rotmistrza Witolda Pileckiego.
How The Greeks Can Get Their Marbles Back
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » General law
The Legal Argument For The Return Of The Parthenon Marbles To Greece
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
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Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Montgomery and the First War on Terror
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Revealed in detail for the first time, the early career of Montgomery as a counter-terrorist commander in Ireland and the Middle East. What a British military hero can teach those fighting today’s war on terror
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.
Pico, Vermont: 75th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Third edition of this popular, engaging history of one of America’s oldest ski resorts. Told within the broader context of the development of alpine skiing in the U.S.
Brimstone: The North Lyell Mine Disaster
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
On Saturday, October 12, 1912, a suspicious fire broke out deep underground in a copper mine on Tasmania’s rugged west coast. Fifty men were trapped below ground for five days, as a mammoth rescue effort was undertaken to free them. At the official inquiry, one man was accused of deliberately lighting the fire to avenge the death of his brother.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Ghostly Tales from South Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
A collection of Ghost stories and folktales from coastal South Carolina. Many are passed down through the generations dating back to the Revolutionary War. Included are the author's personal experiences on his visits to the haunted locations.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
The Disneylands That Never Were
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.
With a Net: An Internet Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From early BBS's to Facebook, J.A. Bell has been navigating the maze of the online world for years. Now he tells the story of his journey, while sharing the histories of his favorite Internet haunts along with the relationships he formed there. With a Net is funny, poignant, and informative at turns, bringing people and places of the Internet to life.
Camp Ellis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Camp Ellis is a true story that traces the adventures of two young brothers as their father closes down a deserted Army base in Illinois from the Second World War. The book also chronicles the success of the two boys on the junior high basketball team of the small town of Ipava, Illinois.