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The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle by Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades by Paul Tierney
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History by Mark Igoe
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such by Ben Pettis
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography by Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Oklahoma Almanac of Facts & Humor: Part 2 - Okarche to Zafra by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
This EBook is Part 2 containing facts about the state of Oklahoma. Part 2 covers Okarche to Zafra. It is not your grandpa's boring history book. Part 2 continues telling the unique stories of 148 towns, including those which are a county seat in one of Oklahoma's 77 counties. He includes photos, prominent people and humorous stories. Be sure to download both Part 1 & Part 2.
Oklahoma Almanac of Facts & Humor: Part 1 - Achille to Nowata by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
This EBook is Part 1 of 2 containing facts about the state of Oklahoma. Part 1 covers Achille to Nowata. It is not your grandpa's boring history book. The author starts by telling the unique stories of 148 towns, including those which are a county seat in one of Oklahoma's 77 counties. He includes photos,prominent people and humorous stories. Be sure to download both Part 1 & Part 2.
Gilead by Alexis Langsner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
What went through the mind of the man who ascended to heaven with the grail in hand? Is that what really happened to the son of Lord Geraint when he and their fellow questers reached their final destination? Follow Lord Gilead’s impressions and thoughts and his five companions including his father and the mysterious mage Myrddin through uncharted territory, unexpected surprises and even the land i
"Yes! The American Dream is Alive and Well" by Walt Cameron
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Walt Cameron’s latest book connects readers with the legacy of the American Dream. They will read 237 years of amazing stories from the Founding Fathers who risked everything for liberty to present day examples of those who are still achieving their own dream. Be inspired by these examples of sacrifice, hard work, ability, and a single minded purpose of never giving up until the goal is achieved!
Road to Ekaterinburg by ECS Banks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This is a story that has long needed to be told – an account of the tragic lives of the last crowned Tsar of Russia’s four daughters: the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia.
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition) by Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War by Jeffrey Williams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
Presidents Before George Washington by Robert Richardson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The founding American Presidents before George Washington were the presiding officers of three United American Republics from 1774 to 1789. These unknown Presidents presided over the most important period in American history, which resulted in America defeating Great Britain and becoming an independent nation. The time has come to know of these founding American Presidents, plus much more.
The Reality of Tamerlane the Great- Part 2 | حقيقة تيمورلنك العظيم- الجزء الثاني by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Series: The Reality of Tamerlane, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,200. Language: Arabic. Published: May 17, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
هل تيمورلنك رجل عظيم كما يدّعي أقوام ما وراء النهر ومصلح للعالم الإسلامي!. أم هو قاهر العالم بالطغيان والبغي والقتل والتحريق!... - كيف يذكره أقوام ما وراء النهر ويصلّون عليه كما يصلّون على الأنبياء، وفي البلاد العربية فهو مذموم على كلّ لسان.
The Irish Guards In The Great War, Vol. 1 by Rudyard Kipling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by England's greatest poet. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918. This e-book edition features an introduction by the leading military writer Patrick Bishop.
The Evolution and Destruction of the Original Electoral College - New Edition by Gary and Carolyn Alder
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Why an Electoral College? The Framers created an ingenious non-partisan process to identify the best possible presidential candidates—the original Electoral College system. This book is an in-depth analysis of the purposes and benefits. The original system is then contrasted with today's party controlled system. Discover essential principles required to restore American Constitutional Federalism.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part by William Peterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
Journeying with God Part II by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Journalism, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Father Maluth Abiɛl and the history of Sudan say that the war started in Sudan before the Sudan’s official independence from British that was on the 1st of January 1956. The causes of this general war in the whole Sudan are so many, but few stand out.