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14 Fun Facts About Pirates by Maureen F. Musumeci
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
In Transit at Dubai International by Prashant Bhatt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
If you want to see the working world on the move, one of the places where you get this feeling is the Dubai international airport. Here one finds persons of different cultures, races, backgrounds on the move. One thing that binds the millions who transit this airport is that they are all workers.
The Last Men to Walk on the Moon: The Story Behind America's Last Walk On the Moon by HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The amount of attention focused on Apollo 11 was enormous. Sending a man to the Moon was not simply an American achievement, but an achievement for the entire world. By Apollo 17, the space race was over and the fascination with the Apollo mission was not as great. Though the mission is not the most covered mission, it is one of the most important—what its experiments proved paved the way for
Why is the USA Interesting? The 50 State Quarters by Douglas J. and Pakaket Alford
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. This book shows what is important to the different states and how it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
World War 2 Battle of the Java Sea by Ronald Ledwell, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of the Java Sea: This little known sea battle was overshadowed by Pearl Harbor, The Philippines, Wake Island and other events at the outset of World War II. The Battle of the Java Sea was none the less a critical sea battle. The allies threw together a battle fleet to blunt Japanese expansion into South East Asia, Sumatra and Java.
World War 2 Operation Barbarosa by Ronald Ledwell, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OPERATION BARBAROSSA: One hundred and ten German Divisions smashed across the Russian Border in June of 1941, destroying and encircling every Russian Army in its path. The poorly led and equipped Russians fell back into the vast recesses of the Russian Steppe, biding their time until the newly erected factories East of the Ural Mountains began to produce and then out produce the German ability to
Historic Fort Loudoun by Fort Loudoun Association
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
Elfego Baca, The Mexican Gunfighter by Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elfego Baca always wanted to be a lawman. At the age if 19, he obtained a mail-order sheriff's badge, appointed a friend or two as deputy sheriff's and concocted a method to clean the town of Socorro, New Mexico of its riffraff and seedy characters. Baca sent out letters to the felons in town, claiming he had warrants for their arrest. They either must surrender or risk being shot on sight.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
The Female Pope - The True Story of Pope Joan by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
For centuries rumours and legends have swirled about that one woman did get to be pope in Rome. The Catholic Church has always denied the stories, but they refuse to go away. It is now time to look anew at these old stories and try to discover the truth that lies behind them.
Shanghai Manholes by Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
MWSA Dispatches February 2013 by Red Engine Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A quarterly publication featuring the work of members of the Military Writers Association of America. This issue showcases the Rio Grande Valley Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, the USS Arizona, WWII B-29s and the Mexican-American War. Articles include social media marketing, Scrivener writing tips, the Stars & Flags Book Awards, Bob Doerr's reading list and a poetry corner.
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity by Garden Stone & Swain Wodening
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
The Daytona 100-1959 by J Louis Frey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
The Daytona 100 - 1959 tells the story of the only open wheel auto race that was contested at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
De Moord op Albert I by MoordSpel Collectief
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly by Shenandoah Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!
War by Farzad Safari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Nonfiction » History » War
A collection of the best short stories about the war. Each of the stories in a different angle of the war. The hope that the war must end. War is the worst thing that can happen to man. I am a believer of equality among human beings. God does not distinguish between any of His servants. So why do we make the distinction between themselves.
The Many Different Handbag Fashions Throughout The Years by s loates
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A brief history of the handbag from the 1800s up to the 1980s.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso by Nicolò Scalzo
You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".