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Mitos, Leyendas y Dioses Chibchas by Jesús Arango Cano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: Spanish. Published: April 19, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
EnMitos, Leyendas y Dioses Chibchas, el escritor colombiano José Arango Cano, reconstruye con descripicones ricas en figuras literarias las más resaltantes, crónicas y rasgos culturales de la fantástica concepción sociocultural e imaginativas creaciones sicosociales de los chamanes y asesores espiritules de los zipas y los zaques, encargados de someter las tribus al arbitrio de los caciques.
Unvanquished: How Confederate Women Survived the Civil War by Pippa Pralen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As starvation stalked the land, they hid food and heirlooms in wells and swamps, and outwitted Yankee soldiers. Plantation mistresses tell their stories of survival. Slaves have a voice too in these vivid eyewitness accounts. Includes frugal Civil War recipes: oatmeal pie, "idiot's delight cake", confederate coosh.
The Knight's Tale by Cristian Butnariu
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
Jeanne de Piennes, in the last days of his martyrdom, while felt mortally wounded, was no longer living with a thought: "We should not I die before having assured the happiness of my daughter ... And what joy can there be for the poor little as it will not be under the guidance of his father! ... Yes! Find François, although he still believes me guilty ... put her child in his arms ... and then..
Monument for the Quagga by Reinier Spreen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
First-ever biography of the quagga, the half-striped South African zebra that went extinct in 1883.
La guerra de los tres años Historiografía de la Guerra de los Mil Días en Colombia (1898-1902) by José María Vesga y Ávila
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
En La Guerra de los Tres Años, el autor José María Vesga y Ávila uno de los jefes de las fuerzas liberales que en 1899 se levantaron en armas contra el gobierno conservador y republicano de Manuel Sanclemente en Colombia, hace un amplio recorrido histórico por gran parte de los escenarios de horror y violencia que caracterizaron ese enfrentamiento bélico más conocido como la Guerrade los Mil Días.
Powerhouse: The Meek School at Ole Miss by Ronald Farrar
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Yoknapatawpha Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Powerhouse: The Meek School at Ole Miss, by Ronald Farrar, a history of the journalism department at the University of Mississippi from its humble beginnings in 1946 to the present Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Dr. Gerald Forbes was the founding chairman, and Ed Meek, an alumnus and benefactor, did much to propel it toward the top tier in its field.
American Hannibal by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,100. Language: Australian English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot with stillness in the late afternoon air. The billabong surface shone with unnatural stillness, Fresh tracks at water's edge told of pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface of the pool; 'decaying vegetation" I thought. I should have known it was a crocodile before too late! Landscape of Crocodile Dundee: story of a family in a remote aboriginal community in Northern Australia.
Social Evolution: Heading for Catastrophe by S J Morris
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Have you ever realized that your view of the world has largely been shaped by social evolution? Imagine how differently you would have viewed the world if you had been born an ancient tribesman thousands of years ago and believed in Animism, which attributed living souls to nearly everything including plants and inanimate objects. Or if you had been born in Ancient Egypt and taught
La Criolla Vida de Policarpa Salavarrieta by Enriqueta de Umaña
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Biografía cronológica de la célebre heroína Policarpa Salavarrieta durante la guerra de independencia de la Nueva Granada contra la corona spañola. Libro qeu no puede faltar en la biblioteca de todos los interesados en profundizar en la historia de latinoamerica.
Captain Puckett: Sea Stories of a Former Panama Canal Pilot by William D. LaRue & Kenneth P. Puckett
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
The history and operations of the Panama Canal during the 1980s and 1990s come to life in this vibrant memoir by retired canal pilot Kenneth P. Puckett and co-authored by longtime journalist William D. LaRue. In this autobiography, Captain Puckett shares "sea stories" and other exciting personal tales that have made him a popular maritime instructor and cruise ship lecturer.
Redescubriendo las pirámides egipcias by Moustafa Gadalla
You set the price! Words: 25,110. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Información ilustrada de los interiores y exteriores de las pirámides, su construcción y sus fines verdaderos. Un manual completo sobre las pirámides del Antiguo Egipto durante la Edad de las Pirámides. Contiene: las ubicaciones y dimensiones de los interiores y exteriores de estas pirámides; la historia y los constructores de las pirámides; las teorías de su construcción;
Instrumentos musicales egipcios by Moustafa Gadalla
You set the price! Words: 21,140. Language: Spanish. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Este libro muestra los principales instrumentos musicales del Antiguo Egipto, sus variedades y técnicas de interpretación.
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality by Bob Joseph
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The essential guide to understanding the Indian Act and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Bob Joseph dissects the complex issues and clearly demonstrates why learning about the Indian Act’s cruel, enduring legacy is essential for moving toward true reconciliation.
Dr. Bizarro's Eclectic Collection of Strange and Obscure Facts by Stephen Spignesi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
From the odd to the outrageous, Dr. Bizarro's newly-discovered and recently completed collection of arcana includes secrets and hidden info about everything from fringe myths and plagued places to rejected literary classics and even horrific ways to die on a farm.
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 422,610. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain by Leo Burstyn and Wilf Hurd
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In the spring of 1986 in Kiev the blooms were on the flowers; the emerald-green leaves on the trees were multiplying and the sun was gathering strength, warming the earth and the hearts of the City's two million people.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams by Steven Lazaroff Mark Rodger
Price: $6.99 USD. (Free until May 01!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.