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Transition - From The Oceans To Land
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The Planet, we call earth looks very different from today. But soon, the landmasses will look very similar. Life is now possible on land. The geological, atmospheric and environmental conditions are about to trigger the most rapid and widespread diversification of life in Earth’s history.
Kilroy Was Here
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
Beginnings - The Earth And Life
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
We all know that life on Earth is possible! We are here and so is every other form of life that we know. Three-point five billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere and environment was very different from today.
Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The biggest question ever asked was: Where did everything come from? That question has been answered. Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution presents the scientific evidence and explains the origins of that evidence.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 3
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Information on Australia's First Fleet in January 1788 commanded by Governor Phillip, giving details on the ships, crew and convicts. Also how the French under Laperouse arrived in Botany Bay just four days later. Plus health information on Hepatitis, how one can be infected and what cures are available. Finally why Late-Life Exercisers are more healthy than elderly non-exercisers.
Three Stories From Paris
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » History » European
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Nine
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Day Nine of the Major Marcus Reno Court of Inquiry. Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The First Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / General
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
Yunus Emre: Sufi Poet in Love
Price: Free! 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: 10,550. 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.