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In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
Flags of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tells the history of how each of the State flags in the United States got their names and designs. This is an excellent book for youngsters studying American History.
The Construction of the Erie Canal:A History Just for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Johnny was a hoggee. Do you know what a hoggee was? A hoggee was the person, often a young boy, who walked with the horses and mules that pulled boats and barges through the Erie Canal. You can see a picture of one at the beginning of this handbook. What do you think it would have been like to be a hoggee? Let’s catch up with Johnny as he walks with his family’s mules one summer night.
INDIAN OASIS Life Among the Papagos (1957 through 1962)
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Papagos, now called the Tohono O'odham, are among the least known of the Southwestern Indian tribes. They are one of the oldest traditional desert tribes with rich beliefs and customs. The contentment and inner peace of the Papagos, their gentle nature, their adherence to tradition, and their solitude go hand in hand with their peaceful desert. Dema Lee, Author
Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
Series: Photo Albums, Book 2 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 32 historical photographs (with original captions)about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada.(Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker)
Sgeul nan Eilthireach a dh’fhalbh à Beàrnaraigh na Hearadh
Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation of 'The Story of Emigration from Berneray, Harris' by Peter Kerr. Published by Comunn Eachdraidh Bheàrnaraigh/Berneray Historical Society 2012
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
The Earl of Belvedere
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
A collection of poems and history about The Rochfort Family of Gaulstown, Rochfortbridge, Westmeath, Ireland. The story of how Robert Rochfort, the 1st Earl of Belvedere, incarcerated his wife for over thirty years in her own home.
The Battle of Arsuf 1191
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The key battle of the Third Crusade that saw King Richard the Lionheart of England inflict a crushing strategic defeat on Saladin.
We Once Were Titans!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Learn about the Titans, mythical higher beings who lived on Mount Olympus at the dawn of history & how you are descended from them! The Abbotts explain how their offspring, the Olympians have passed their incredible psychic abilities down through their bloodlines to reach every corner of the globe! Perform special Past Life exercises to help you remember your Titan ancestry & much much more.
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 4 · Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 3 · Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Tennessee Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
Kentucky Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
La derrota de los holandeses (o la pérdida del carril bici)
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Van der Does ataca Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en 1599. Cinco mil personas vivían en la ciudad, doce mil hombres venían en los barcos holandeses. El libro orbita sobre ese ataque pero las reflexiones pretenden ir más allá del hecho histórico.
The Spanish-American War: A Brief History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
War Life Death Gloom The Post Apocalypse
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Spanning the early day, when we all thought the war will pass, before the blasts, to the middle times of the cannibals, and the suicide of hope, to the post apocalypse, and the children born into it, who grew up to rule the new world. The era of War, The era of Life, The era of Death, The era of Gloom,The Apocalypse, Post apocalypse
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Phoenix, Arizona is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.