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Introduction to Genius Theory
Price: Free! Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
We have a review of the upshots of Jeremiah 31. 31-34 and the falling away mentioned in 2 Thess 2. There's some discourse on how controversies surrounding such diverse topics as `Miranda vs. Arizona' and Joe McCarthy are relevant to Christianity and the Divine Law.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
One Hundred Twenty Five
Price: Free! Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Memories of a student (Ernest Kaukhcheshvili) about the siege of Leningrad (Soviet Union) during the Second World War.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Epitome for Eleanor: A Short History of the Known Universe: I. The Big Bang to the Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
From the formation of our galaxy and solar system to the emergence of life and the first civilisations, Epitome for Eleanor is a short history of the known Universe for children. Part I covers the period from the Big Bang to the Bronze Age.
Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. The 10 entrepreneurs in this book each have a very different story to tell about their success.
Cloudy with a Chance of Ambrosia (Parables of PTSD)
Price: Free! Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
June 27th is “National PTSD Awareness Day”. A thoughtful reading of this book will foster a clear and deeper understanding and appreciation for the all too tragic, but at times hidden, wounds afflicting the lives of over 20% of our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, as well as the lingering trauma of nearly 31% of Vietnam veterans. Awareness and understanding constitute the first step toward healing.
A McDonald Narrative
You set the price! Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories, family details, and some personal history from Joan McDonald.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Ebook is the third in a series of Ebooks that describes the last exciting leg of my first tour of the Continent, when I visited Venice and Milan before going through the Simplon tunnel into Switzerland for three weeks of fantastic skiing in the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and Grindelwald, where I skied up close to the famous Matterhorn and the menacing north wall of the Eiger.
Israel and Conspiracy Theories
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Why it was the same forces that led to the creation of the Arab states that led to the creation of Israel too. An answer to conspiracy theories about the creation of the State of Israel.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
Price: Free! Words: 32,380. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día
Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Первая книга о Большой Игре
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is about the changing landscape of politics in India. It also evaluates evolution of Indian mores and values in the recent years. This book explores contrasting visions of Indian growth, development, defense and role of religion in society. It captures the rise of common man and more importantly the need of true rise of common man in Indian politics.
The Poltroon History of Lord Kitchener
Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
inadequate, incompetent and in command, lord horatio kitchener, displayed all the qualities of a man who had greatness thrust upon him but repeatedly failed to meet the challenges.
Οι ατομικές τιμωρίες των αμαρτωλών στην παράσταση της Δευτέρας Παρουσίας στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή μνημειακή ζωγραφική
Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Η παρούσα μελέτη αποτελεί συνέχεια της μελέτης μου για τις ατομικές τιμωρίες των επαγγελματιών στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή τέχνη. Σκοπός της είναι να καταγραφούν όσο το δυνατόν περισσότεροι τύποι ατομικών τιμωριών και η εξελικτική τους πορεία στη μνημειακή ζωγραφική της βυζαντινής και μεταβυζαντινής εποχής και όχι η εξαντλητική αναφορά και καταγραφή των μνημείων στα οποία απεικονίζονται.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.