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14 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu: A 15-Minute Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
Machu Picchu is one of the few surviving ruins of the Inca Empire. It is situated in tropical forests on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains. It stretches five miles across a ridge and sits on top of two earthquake fault lines. The Spanish invaded South America looking for gold. They killed the Inca people. They destroyed their cities, but they never found Machu Picchu.
History And Facts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A collection of historical events about great people, amazing places in the world, cultures, traditions, festivals, nuclear weapons and incredible facts round the world with emphasis on Nigeria.
General, Please Burn My House: The Revolutionary War Story of Rebecca Motte
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Rebecca Motte sat down to supper with her three grown up daughters and her niece. They lived alone in the large plantation house in South Carolina. It was January, 1781 and the Revolutionary war had been going on for four long years. Suddenly there was a pounding at the door. Find out how the patriot Rebecca Motte handled it when the British moved into her house. A 15-minute book Reading level 3.7
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF STANLEY ST JOHN ROBINSON
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You set the price! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A very detailed diary of the First World War by my Great Uncle Stanley St John Robinson. Shocking but not without humour at times.
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K chronicles the hard-core ground assault of 1st Battalion, 8th Marines during Operation Phantom Fury, the second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.
Three Block War: The Cutting Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: The Cutting Edge recounts the exploits of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II, 2003-2004.
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve recounts the action of Marines in the first Fallujah battle of April 2004 against Iraqi mujahideen.
Soccer By Other Means
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
All eyes are on Brazil this year as it plays host to the World Cup. 32 teams will vie to become soccer world champions. Aside from love of soccer, most of the countries playing this year have a common bond in the form of U.S. military intervention in their homelands. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, sometimes just because. One thing's for sure, the list is long.
The Curse of King Tut
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In this short book, it includes facts about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and the mysterious things that occurred. It's your turn to discover the secrets.
What Shall Come
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Series: END TIME, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
If you don't know the events of our past, you will never recognize the events when they happen in your future!
And then shall The End Come
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Series: END TIME, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
The END TIME... Fact or Fiction? You owe it to yourself to know the truth!
A Brief History of Candle Making
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the candle revolutionized human experience. Before the candle, darkness ruled the night.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
Symbols of China
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 2)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 1)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
Россия. Географический фактор
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: Russian. Published: June 22, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Вам интересно: почему центром русской цивилизации стала Москва, а не Киев? Почему у европейцев появилось негативное уничижительное восприятие образа России? Почему Германией не был реализован план блиц-крига в войне против СССР? Откуда появились у русских лень и героизм?… – Эта книга для Вас! Краткое, информативное, лаконичное изложение и недвусмысленная интерпретация фактов будут для Вас полезны
Horten Argentine IAe-48
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Decades long all-wing designer Reimar Horten's seismic shift to a Mach 2.2 Ogee Gothic delta wing twin Rolls-Royce "Avon" powered Coke-shaped fuselage with turbines hung on short pods. This was to be an Argentine "Area Rule" flying machine of the late 1950s. Suggested by Reimar's friend, genius Hans Multhopp, it would be his last aircraft design after years of all-wings.
An Occurrence at Brice's Crossroads
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“I was going to bike down to it”, she said, “but then you would have missed it. That horse buggy from the 1830's was remarkably eerie didn't you think?” Eerie? Haunted! Supposedly – if you believed the sign - it was Jackson's personal transport to Washington after his election. He traveled alone – wife died from the campaign. Politics must have once been bitter; the buggy was still seething..