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When Presidents Turn On America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
Un uomo giusto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
La foto sbiadita sulla tomba di famiglia, ricordi tramandati da generazioni e il ritrovamento in soffitta di una cassetta di legno con foto antiche, danno lo spunto per scrivere questo libro, che vuole essere il racconto di un uomo giusto che fu dimenticato dalle istituzioni per la sola colpa di essere convinto del proprio ideale. A distanza di settantant'anni, dopo numerose interviste e la racc
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
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Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
Drifting
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Drifting is the story of Celesta Taylor as told through entries from her diaries. It relates her struggles as widow living on a farm in Quebec at the turn of the last century.
General Advice: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
Older Gentleman's Day (Book 3 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Older Gentleman’s Day is Book 3 in the Regency Life Series and shows both the fun and stresses that an older gentleman faced every day in the early 1800’s. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows an older gentleman juggling the family finances while fulfilling a large list of social obligations and taking his seat in parliament.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
Steps Devil Queen Rola
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
قصه من العصور الوسطى عن مملكه انشائها رجل صالح وكانت الفتاه رولا هى اول ملكه لها وهى تقع فى اوربا الان
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.
Location of Eden: A New Discovery: A Latest Geographical and Historical Study of Eden
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Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Bible reveals two Edens – the spiritual Eden and the physical Eden. God, Adam, Eve and Satan all dwell in the spiritual Eden, as mythical symbols. There is also the physical Eden in which flowed rivers that continue to flow today. A careful inquiry into their sources would lead us to the actual location of Eden, the geographical entity.
The Admiral Graf Spee
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The captain of the Admiral Graf Spee requested 15 days to make repairs to his pocket battleship. The Graf Spee sustained damage after it was shelled by three British cruisers in Uruguay. In the end the German warship was forced to leave Montevideo by government officials of the South American country. Captain Langsdorff talked with Adolph Hitler before he scuttled his ship and took how own life.
Robert Burns - A Mini Biography
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
On 25th January 1759 Robert Burns, Scottish poet, songwriter and legend, was born. Burns Night and Burns Suppers celebrate his birth to this day. This book is a mini biography of Rabbie Burns, his life, including his numerous affairs and children, and his revered work. Quick to read, easy to digest and enjoyable, you'll be an expert on Robert Burns in no time.
Carnets de Résistance: La rose Blanche
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: French. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On ne parle pas ou rarement de la résistance des Allemands face à Hitler, mais plus souvent de leur passivité face aux violences du parti Nazi. Pourtant elle a résisté (l’Allemagne) certains Allemands dès le début du règne Hitlérien ont résistés ce fut le cas par exemple d’un groupe d’étudiants Munichois et entre autre de Sophie scholl et son frère Hans,Carnets de résistance en parle.
Postcard Revolution Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Postcards sent to Congress and other leaders advocating a money supply based on citizenship rather than debt. It includes a series of SOS postcards to save our ship by decelerating production, calibrating money in hours of work, elevating citizenship by making ownership of the money supply a right of citizenship, and setting a maximum wage of no more than four times the minimum wage..
Egyptian Mythology - Ancient Gods and Goddesses of the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Egyptian Mythology - Ancient Gods and Goddesses of the World Ancient Egypt is one of the most prominent civilizations in history. The ancient pyramids alone have captivated scientists, historians, and globetrotters for centuries. This country developed one of the most advanced civilizations that have passed on a rich trove of marvelous works and invaluable knowledge to succeeding generations.
Chữ nghĩa và sinh mệnh
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Chữ nghĩa gắn liền với sinh mệnh con người, con người hiểu nghĩa – lí đúng thì đi về nẻo thiện, không hiểu nghĩa - lí thì sa chân vào điều ác. Có bậc thánh nhân than rằng, suốt đời không thực hành hết đạo lí ẩn chứa trong chữ nghĩa, để tu thân, cứu người, cứu đời.
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
Haunted Copper Country: The History & Ghost Stories of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
From ghosts of the copper mining industry to kissing specters, Haunted Copper Country whisks you away on a whirlwind tour of Michigan Keweenaw Peninsula. A brief history of each location provides insight into the origins of the haunted tales, many never before published and culled from the author's interviews with witnesses and ghost hunters. Explore the spooky side of the Keweenaw—if you dare.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations
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Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.