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Tanzania Yuko Tembo Sebuleni
By Mlenge Fanuel Mgendi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Swahili. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The conversation in Tanzania is focused elsewhere, ignoring the elephant in the room. Swahili book. [In Swahili: Mjadala Tanzania umeelekezwa kwingine, japo tembo yuko sebuleni. Kimeandikwa kwa Kiswahili. ]
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
By KeriLynn Engel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
By Richard J Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.
Day of the Miracles, Alaskan Earthquake 1964
By Charles H. Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the great Alaska earthquake on Good Friday, 1964. Measuring 8.6 on the Richter Scale, it was the strongest earthquake ever recorded in North America, exploding with the force of 12,000 atomic bombs, killing 150 people. Its effect on a major population center, the city of Anchorage, is as revealing of the human spirit today as it was at the time.
Aus Dem Schrecken Erwacht Eine Liebe…
By Tassos Antonopoulos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ein historischer Roman der auf wahren Begebenheiten, vom Autor eyewitnessed basiert. Die Hauptfiguren sind George und Frosso: zwei junge Menschen, die in und traf verliebte in widrigen Umständen, er der Sohn eines berüchtigten kommunistischen; sie die Tochter eines Anti-Kommunist. Sie überlebte die 1944 Griechischen Bürgerkrieg und erlebten einen wahren Golgatha der Unmenschlichkeit in Meligalas.
My Life in Russia.
By Natalia Skripalshchikova
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: Russian. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Я родилась в Сибири в поселке Черемшаные ключи Нижнеингашского района Красноярского края. Затем я приехала покорять Москву,где работала на рынке, а потом устроилась в компьютерную компанию, купила компьютер и увлеклась программированием.Создала свой первый сайт,а позже стала создавать 3-х мерные модели и информационные блоги. Недавно увлеклась написанием электронных и печатных книг. Вот результат!
The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
By Harvey Maddux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776: The Story Behind A Demand of Blood
By Nadia Dean
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776 tells the story behind the writing of A Demand of Blood. Author Nadia Dean describes the genesis of the book and tells how writing A Demand of Blood changed her life. It is a story of perseverance and faith, and of one woman’s passion for finding the truth, no matter how long it takes. Includes an excerpt from A Demand of Blood: The Cherokee War of 1776.
Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
By Annie Southern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.
The Indian Who Defied Coronado
By Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
NONFICTION — History remembers Coronado, who in 1540 invaded Pueblo country in what is now the United States. Few people have ever heard of Xauían, the Pueblo leader who led resistance against Coronado in America's first named Indian war.
The Battle of Nibley Green
By Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
Assam Tea - The journey
By Mickey Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
"Tea" is perhaps the world's highest consumed drink, after water! Everyday, innumerable cups of this brew is consumed by millions all over the world without actually knowing or understanding the "how" factor. This book looks at "the journey" that the finished product has to undergo in order to get into our "morning cuppa" to kick-start our day!
By Order of Napoleon - The Taking of Malta
By Joe Scicluna
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On his way to Egypt, Napoleon ousted the Knights of the Order of St. John from Malta in 1798. This book is chronological compilation of the orders he issued to his generals to take the island and to establish a new government under the French republic.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 18,220. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
By B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Our Harvest Being Gathered In: Writings For Thanksgiving
By Doug McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed writings, Our Harvest Being Gathered In helps us celebrate the holiday with thankful thoughts from pilgrims, presidents, and poets.
Ukraine Reports: The U.S. Military Commission to the Crimean War, 1855-1856 - History, Russia, European Armies
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This study examines the U.S. Military Commission sent by the Secretary of War to observe the Crimean War 1n 1855 and 1856, to determine why the commission was sent, where it went, and the results achieved by the commissions efforts.
The Essential Guide to Old, Antique and Ancient Metal Spoons
By David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Kitchenware
This illustrated guide to spoons has been produced for finders, collectors, family historians and anyone interested in spoons from earliest times to the nineteenth century. The book is basically divided into three sections: the first covers the development of spoons, particularly silver, from earliest times; the second covers old base metal spoons and the third, some continental spoons.
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647
By Deborah.C. Foulkes
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
Claridade - La coscienza illuminata di Capo Verde
By Jorge Canifa Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Literature
Saggio sulla storia della letteratura capoverdiana e le sue sperimentazioni culturali.