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Yunus Emre: Sufi Poet in Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by E-Kitap Projesi. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
"God is our professor and love is our academy." "Let us love, and be loved." - Yunus Emre Who is Yunus Emre? Is he one of the wandering hippies of 60's with torn clothing? Or is he a romantic obsessed with love? He is neither, but at the same time both. Yunus Emre was a thirteenth century dervish from Anatolia. He is obsessed with love, but his love is the love of a true mystic.
Boer War Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.
Grandad's Great War Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 and represented by James W Bancroft. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Corporal William James Dickson took part in many of the decisive battles of the First World War, during which time he kept a 'Diary of the War', and in the year of the centenary of the outbreak of hostilities his poignant account of his difficult life in the trenches on the Western Front is published here for the first time.
SÆLENs deployering til Middelhavet og den Persiske Golf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: Danish. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Om ubåden SÆLENs togt til Mellemøsten og den Persiske Golf i 2003.
Dzień przesilenia
Price: Free! Words: 11,780. Language: Polish. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Polska przed wielką zmianą.
The Last Puerto Rican Indian
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Cemi Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Nonfiction » History » Native American
The "Last Puerto Rican Indian" by Bobby Gonzalez, was published in 2006 and is a collection of poems and short stories about the native Taíno people of the Caribbean, it is an indispensable addition to the literature of the indigenous people of the Caribbean.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
1913-1917. Служба в банках.Санкт-Петербург. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Russian. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1917 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
View America: South East
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
View America: As American as Apple Pie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, Pre-Federation and Shared U.S. History narrates events and facts that are common to all states. Man's migration to America, ancient Indian American cultures, New France, the 13 Original Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, the Civil War, North American territorial expansion, the American flag, the lighter side of ... old US Laws!
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
Recommendations for Tau 9 Treaty Negotiations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
This short paper presents some basic recommendations for moving forward with Tau 9 Treaty discussions. Some of these recommendations may not be well-received by those with a hidden agenda. However, if we are to attain any position of respect and influence, then we will adopt these principles both in thought and deed. These recommendations are directed to those involved with negotiations.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Fratelli Rivali: il Mediterraneo tra Mimesi e Sfida
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Brevissima dimostrazione che Samuel Huntington aveva torto: non esiste solo uno scontro di civiltà, ma un'incessante mimesi di civiltà (che a volte come tutte le mimesi può sfociare in rivalità e guerre).
Quick Guide: Number the Stars
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 25 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 177 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » European
“Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry one of the most highly acclaimed historical novels. The story is set during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The German forces have occupied Denmark for three years. Like in other neighboring countries, they have started hunting the Jews in Denmark, their businesses are being closed.