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Sounds in the Silent Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Reflections on the impact of the First World War on the creative soul of English music.
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.
Timisoara - o scurta istorie
You set the price! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
O scurta prezentare istorica a orasului Timisoara, asa cum este ea pe www.247timisoara.com
The Turin Shroud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
The Illuminati
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Whether or not The Illuminati – an elite body claiming an ancient pedigree – does exist, it is important that growing numbers of people nonetheless do believe it exists. So does it exist? If so, is it a force for evil or a force for good - or, as some would have it, a conspiracy aimed at making us believe there is a conspiracy?
Rosslyn Chapel
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
It is where the modern Knights Templar and the Freemasons meet, where researchers pour over every carving and niche, and where tourists flock to stand in awe before this extraordinary Gothic building. A few miles south of the city of Edinburgh, and half a mile from the small village of Roslin, Rosslyn Chapel, built in the second half of the 15th century, maintains its age-old mystery.
Hitch Hiking from Panama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A true story of a precarious trip from the Galapagos Islands to California in 1967. The author was 19 years old. It was a different world then.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
Tex-A-Tude!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
Tex-A-Tude This book explains why Texans are the way they are...where all that attitude comes from. As a nearly lifelong resident I knew that somehow Texans were just different than most folks. It's like they've been cut from a different piece of cloth. That Texan attitude lead me to believe they possess another gene. I call it the T-Chromosome. I decided to go find it and I did. It's a fun read.
Due Nomi Per Un Incubo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: Italian. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Breve racconto del mio viaggio in uno dei tanti Inferni che l'Umanità ha conosciuto nel Secolo Breve. Forse addirittura L'Inferno Assoluto.
Kampuchea, Year Zero
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Kampuchea, Year Zero” is my interview of a young Cambodian girl who survived nearly 4 years of Pol Pot, communist leader of the Khmer Rouge.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History
Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 ยท Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
The Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.
Opium in Thailand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards.
New York Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 11. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of New York's 27 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Also includes useful self guided tours. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
Michigan Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple 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 detailed review of the various Truss Types.
The Huguenots in London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 1 review)
A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
2012 [THE MAYAN CALENDAR ]
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The 2012 Apocalypse is predicted by an intersection of Religions, Science, and Prophesies. Many Great Prophets, Religious Scriptures, and Scientific evidence point to a possible apocalyptic event happening in the year 2012.
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)