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Saudi Arabia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Saudi Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Riyadh, Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, Wahhabism, Terrorism, Wadis, Persian Gulf, Oil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,080. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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 Saudi Arabia.
The Dorian Files Revealed: A Compendium of the NRO's Manned Orbiting Laboratory (NRO) Documents, Photoreconnaissance, Spy in the Sky, Blue Gemini, Air Force Space Station, Dyna-Soar, Apollo Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this newly released document from the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) provides the first comprehensive, detailed history of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) space program of the 1960s.
Three Abell Men
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Abell name has no doubt evolved from an original occupation or trade. Although the origin is unclear, and to whom it was attributed, it would appear to be connected to a bell maker as opposed to Abel, the most common adaptation. The earliest record we have is that of Thomas Abell, who was Chaplain to Katherine of Aragon, divorced Queen of King Henry VIII who imprisoned him in the Beauchamp
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners explores the world of Australian doggers & rabbiters as they wage war on two of Australia’s most familiar feral animals, dingos, its mixed-breed descendants & the feral rabbit. Beginning in the 19th century, two paths emerge: one is the lucrative industry of selling pelts & carcasses while the other is the practical requirements for eliminating wild dogs and rabbits.
Celtic Christianity and the First Christian Kings in Britain: From Saint Patrick and St. Columba, to King Ethelbert and King Alfred
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
Celtic Christianity is as exciting as it is intriguing, from the first native Christians in the British Isles, through to the great saints such as Patrick and Columba; coupled with the trials and triumphs of the historic Anglo-Saxon kings.
Qatar in Perspective: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Doha (Ad Dawhah), Ar Rayyan, Al Khawr, Umm Sa'id (Mesaieed), Dukhan, Bani Utub, Wahhabis, Al Than, Ottoman, Saudi, British Intrigues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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 Qatar.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Early-Day Flying in Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot at the time, with a keen interest in aviation history.
Fukushima: The First Five Years
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 49,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is a compilation of my blog posts about Fukushima, starting on March 11th 2011, the day of the Tohoku earthquake, and covers the first five years of something quite unique in human history: there's never before been three nuclear reactors in complete and ongoing meltdown.
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
Boarding on the State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Boarding On the State is a candid account of the survival and growth of England's State Boarding Schools, written by a former Head/Principal of King Edward Vi School, Louth and of Wymondham College. It is published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boarding Schools Association and the 25th of the State Boarding Schools Assoication in 2015/6; is it both a good read and an accurate account.
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 270,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up is the gripping story of how a culture of corruption and cover-up was endemic throughout the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. It tracks the French investigation right from the initial minutes after the crash inside the Alma Tunnel through to the conclusion of the investigation by Judge Stéphan two years later, in September 1999.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
One of the most exhaustive, comprehensive books about the growing “Occupy Wall St.” and “We Are The 99%” Movements written so far. Pro-Occupy; anti-government; very dissident. Predicts mass civil unrest in America and abroad unless certain changes are made and rampant economic inequality is corrected. Politically subversive reading at its best!
Poland in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Polish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Gomulka, Gierek, Collapse of Communism, Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow, Gdansk, Lublin, Oder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
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 Poland.
Philippines in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cebuano, Chavacano, Ilocano, Tagalog, Tausug, and Yakan Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Luzon, Mindanao, Visayas, Manila
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
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 the Philippines.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
Peru in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Quechua Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo, Pizarro's Conquest, Fujimori, Selva, Mochica, Chimu, Incas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
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 the Peru.
Palestinian Territories in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Palestinian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Intifada, Jewish Settlers, Gaza City, Khan Yunis, Jabaliya, Hebron, Rafah, Ramallah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
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 the Palestinian Territories.
Pakistan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Baluchi, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, and Urdu Cultural Orientation: Balochistan, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Saraikis, Kashmiri, Terrorism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,960. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 Pakistan.