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A Walking Tour of Sarasota, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Sarasota, Florida 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. Every tour also includes a
A Walking Tour of Fort Myers, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Fort Myers, Florida 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.
A Walking Tour of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 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.
Birth of the British Bobby
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The introduction of early policing measures throughout the UK from industrialist MP Robert Peel and his 'Peeler' to the birth of the British Bobby, Scotland Yard, detectives, and Sherlock Holmes.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
British legal History - The fielding Brothers & bow Street runners
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » General law
This is part of a fascinating new series of exclusive legal history features following the Birth of Law and Order, Parish Constables and Watchmen in England from 1663, and the development of specific law officers - including the famous Bow Street Runners and a series of other protection officers introduced to help keep the peace.
Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
A Walking Tour of St. Augustine, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 St. Augustine, Florida 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.
A Walking Tour of Jacksonville, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Jacksonville, Florida 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.
The Real Story of Butch Cassidy, Leader of the Wild Bunch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Maybe the most careful robbery planner of all the old west outlaws. He was adept at planning robberies of trains and banks that yielded big returns. He claims that he personally never killed anybody, although members of The Wild Bunch wreaked havoc throughout the west.
The Real Story of Billy the Kid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The most notorious outlaw that ever lived, and the one that lived the shortest. Billy was only 21-years-old when he was killed by a bullet fired by Pat Garrett. He was said to have killed 21 men in his life-time, but only five were ever documented.
Ribbons in My Hair
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Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Wharekohu Bay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A charming and heartwarming memoir of growing up in New Zealand in the 1940s and 50s.
One Last Thought: Behind the Scenes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true life account of the three events that inspired "One Last Thought".
A Walking Tour of Tampa, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Tampa, Florida 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.
The Real Story of Kit Carson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Kit Carson was the consummate American hero. He was a little man but could handle a big man's courageous feats. He was a mountain man that led such explorers as John C. Fremont across the driest of deserts and highest of mountains into uncharted territory.
A Walking Tour of Orlando, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Orlando, Florida 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.
The Real Story of Bat Masterson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
He was a good lawman, but he sometimes worked both sides of the law to accomplish a goal. He was a masterful gambler, but his real bent in life seemed fulfilled when he became the Sports Editor of a New York Newspaper.
A Walking Tour of Miami, Florida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Miami, Florida 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.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.