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Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
By Garden Stone
Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
By John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly
By Shenandoah Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!
The Many Different Handbag Fashions Throughout The Years
By s loates
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A brief history of the handbag from the 1800s up to the 1980s.
Croniquilla de Contratación
By Hector Medina, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 96,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Al leer esta modesta Croniquilla le ruego sea benévolo con ella. Dispense los grandes errores. El autor no tuvo siquiera escuela primaria. El niño leproso estaba proscrito de las aulas oficiales y privadas. Se le consideraba amenaza social horripilante. Fue escrita con honestidad; la verdad campea en la denuncia.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso
By Nicolò Scalzo
You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".
Nathaniel R. Thompson-The First Execution in the State of South Dakota
By Linda Kuipers
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a story of the horrific events that lead up to the first judicial hanging for murder in the State of South Dakota.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
By Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon
By Kevin Cable
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fall 1974, Evel Knievel jumps the Snake River Canyon in Idaho. Photo Essay of The event by photographer Kevin Cable.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture
By Nneka Sophie Amalu
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.
Ann Arbor Railroad
By Kevin Cable
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Ann Arbor Railroad Toledo Division, photography by Kevin Cable.
The Muscovite Town
By Darvin Babiuk
You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
A short description of the formation and structure of the Muscovite town.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
By Glenn Dixon
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
The Longest War
By World Audience
You set the price! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stories from the Battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, told by those who lived it.
What Most People Don't Know About Money & The Fed
By Elizabeth & William Hicks
Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
A short nonfiction book about the origins of money and The Federal Reserve System and how they affect all of us in shocking ways.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
By John Kulm
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Any Fool Can Let Out String
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to English Royalty, Age of Aquarius, and the Incredible Egg, Volume 4
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This section goes into how English Royalty has been laced with state date tags ranging from King George VI born 12/14 when Alabama became a state along with Prince William born 6/21 for New Hampshire and Princess Kate born 1/9 for Connecticut. I use a mathematical decryption code on the name of the country England to show that it can be rewritten as "Eggland" or Easter Eggs woven in Cryptology.
The Missing Israeli Soldiers
By Thunder Entertainment
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
a short book about the Missing Israeli Soldiers Updated on 9/23/2013
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
By Lucille Redmond
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.