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The Great Gale of 1871
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.
Grammaire de la carte
Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
Sion's Army - The Freemasons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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The book tracks the shadowy Priory of Sion as it schemes to spin a web of intrigue in its pursuit of world domination. The book starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. The Priory invents its own form of Freemasonry as its private army which it will use in the American and French Revolutions. If you really want to know the about Freemasonry, read this book!
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Land Of The Rulers
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Icelandic Folk Legends: Tales of Apparitions, Outlaws and Things Unseen.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » World
Fifteen Icelandic folk legends, giving us a glimpse of the Icelanders' beliefs, values and fears in centuries past, as well as their powerful need to cling to all that was pure and good.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Gosford's Daughter
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Por qué mata el hombre
Price: $10.20 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
¿Por qué mata el hombre? Es una pregunta que tiene vastas respuestas llegadas desde enfoques científicos hasta artísticos y de la jerga popular. ¿Es una cuestión de esencia o de cultura?, la respuesta es difícil, pero no por ello inabarcable.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
Certain Victory: The United States Army in the Gulf War - General Scales Tells the Story of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Liberating Kuwait from Iraq - Plotting the Campaign, The Great Wheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Certain Victory is a unique report of the Army's performance during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It was researched and written under my direction by a group of eight officers drawn from many different combat specialties and backgrounds. Most are veterans of the Gulf War.