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47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
People of Palestine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A fascinating collection of pictures of Palestine and its different peoples, taken between the mid 19th century and the end of the British Mandate in 1948, together with an informative text.
More Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Galveston's most famous Born on the Island historian and story teller, Bill Cherry, adds to those pieces he chronicled in his very popular book, Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories. The reader will find him mind going back in time to this Damon Runyon-esque island off of the coast of Texas.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Titanic - My Touch With History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Read about the amazing and touching experiences of Edith Brown Haisman and Michel Navratil. The two Titanic survivors stories were shared with Gerry MacPherson, storyteller and tour director, when in 1996 they visited the largest Titanic victim burial site in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In about the year 1190 monks at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur. The discovery is today routinely dismissed as a crude hoax worked by monks greedy for the money that would come from a stream of pilgrims visiting the tomb. But was it a hoax? And if Arthur was not buried in Glastonbury, where was he buried?
Desire and the West: Market, State and the Containment of Armageddon
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Applying Mimesis to Modern His. You set the price! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Find out how mimetic theory explains the reasons behind the ascent of the West in the last few centuries, complementing the thesis of Niall Ferguson about the killer applications of the West and the research of Yuri Slezkine on the role of the Jews in modernity, while also having a look at the latest interpretations of the restraint of Armageddon in St.Paul letter to Thessalonians
#MänsNätHat Del 1 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 1. Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: Swedish. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Del 1 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm som heter #MänsNätHat är början på uppstarten till den hätska näthatsdebattskampanj som dem absolut mest råbarkade feminister i februari år 2013 startade, och som kommer att rasa mot alla svenska män. Flera av de mest framträdande välkända feministdebattörerna uttalar här öppet sitt totala förakt, samt hat mot alla män i den här boken, där dessa återges ordagrant.
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
According to legend, London was founded by King Lud, ruler of the Trinovantes tribe of Celts in the 1st century bc. But there is much more to King Lud than prehistoric kingship. Tracing the ancient legends back to their source, historian Oliver Hayes reveals a remakable truth - that “King Lud” was really a god and London was his Holy City.
Scavenger Hunt – Historic Hollywood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual way to learn about Hollywood while on vacation, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the older parts of the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Jose Rizal's Collaborations with Other Heroes
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
It scholarly identifies Jose Rizal’s collaborations with heroes like Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Marcelo Del Pilar, Antonio Luna, Mariano Ponce, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Jose Alejandrino, and Edilberto Evangelista. Featuring their respective lives, it also tackles controversial issues like Luna’s supposed diversion of the Republic’s wealth, resulting in the Cojuangco clan becoming very rich.
L'ultimo impero - la potenza che conquista il mondo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,130. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2013 by noubs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dopo migliaia di anni la Cina si appresta a ridivenire quel maestoso gigante che fu all’apice dell’età imperiale. Oggi la Cina è la fucina del Mondo, la maggior parte dei prodotti di qualsiasi genere che un Occidentale acquista sono o interamente o in parte fabbricati in Cina.
Morningstar East: A Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
Top Nicknames of US Cities
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nickname of Top 50 US Cities. Cities do not always go by their official names. In fact, many have their own nicknames, some of them even being official nicknames.
Scavenger Hunt – Historic Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual date in Paris, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the older parts of the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Scavenger Hunt - Paris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
German E-Boats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
While the German High Seas Fleet was bottled up in the Baltic Sea and the Norwegian Fjords by the British Home Fleet, their Schnellbootes operated in the English Channel almost with impunity.
Four Canes and Several Years Ago - 41 vintage images from ancient St. Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
This is a small selected piece of the history prior to American rule. 41 vintage images to show you just a minor part of what once was on American Paradise: USVI, United States Virgin Islands Collected and presented by author and M.A. in History Mr. Steen Uffe Tommerup