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Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
What is "Comfort Women"?
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you come across a word "comfort women", this is the best reference. During World War II, prostitution was legal. Due to the historical and political oppositions, there is a misconception about so-called "Comfort Women". Comfort women exist even now. And this booklet should help you understand why.
The Cold War: A History Just for Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this book, we will be learning more about the Cold War, and we will talk what were the things that motivated the two countries to compete with each other for over 40 years. You will find sections in here that divide up our study of the Cold War into six different main ideas. Find out about this exciting and complex period of time in this kid's book.
Irish History Compressed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A short illustrated history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, with additional timeline and biographies of key figures in Irish history.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.
The Battle of Losecoat Field 1470
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the only battle ever fought in Rutland - the Battle of Losecoat Field, a turning point in the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
Hartbeespoortdam
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Hierdie is die volledige teks van Hoofstuk 18, uit B. K. de Beer se boek: Agter die Magalies. Bertus de Beer was 'n boer langs die Krokodilrivier net 'n paar kilometer aan die onderkant van die Hartbeespoortdam. Daarom bied hy aan ons 'n unieke perspektief van die geskiedenis van die “Dam” en hoe afhanklik die boere was van die water uit die dam.
3rd Generation and Beyond
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
"Yesterday's lessons, for tomorrow's future..." 3rd Generation and Beyond is a book of powerful life philosophies according to a Third Generation Holocaust descendant. Each chapter gives a little more insight into how we, as individuals, can empower ourselves and the world around us.
The Mecca Question
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on to your friends.
A Jewel In The Centre Of The Mediterranean Sea
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: Simple English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Historical events of a beautiful Island situated right in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mariner, soldier, prospector, fearless sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Indochina Chronicles (1974-1975)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In war-torn Indochina, a mercenary pilot lives to fly. A dramatic picture of a season in hell, where people are both victims and witnesses of catastrophic events. A mal de vivre that no one and nothing could heal. Maurizio Pianaro is a writer who was in Cambodia during the fall of the country by Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge.
The Ireland Series Book 1 - Our Roots.
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Story of Ireland ‒ Book One. Roots. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. This first Book takes us from 3000 BC to 1366 AD.
The Atomic Bomb: A History Just For Kids!
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, from time to time you might hear the term “nuclear bomb” used, while other times you may hear the term “atomic bomb”. What is the difference? Any bomb that uses tiny reactions inside the nucleus of a microscopic atom is, by definition, a “nuclear bomb”. However, the first nuclear bombs were much simpler than today’s bombs, which use multiple steps to produce their large explosions. The firs
Little "White" Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Poetic Prose a criticism of lies we are told as children the lens is feminine or woman's or feminist perspective. A reflection on various topics concerning women: leadership, war, polygamy, race relations, the Bible, Women in the Bible new perspective.
Butler (Ormonde) of Kilkenny
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Butler (Ormonde)Family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.