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NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Mark Twain's Guide To Audacious Sarcasm-volume 1
You set the price! Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Many have called Samuel Longhorne Clemens' cantankerous alter ego, Mark Twain, the greatest American humorist-philosopher of his age-if not of all times. With his wry observations and forthright humor-unleashed in his particularly pithy paragraphs-Mark Twain became one of the most prolific satirists in American literature. The New York Times, in 1910,,called him America's most quoted author.
Not From The Wind
Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ever wondered about the ordinary lives of your Irish ancestors whose names do not appear in written history? This readable book sets the daily lives of the author's forebears in context against a background of rebellion, famine, oppression and emigration. The stories of these man and women are tales of tragedy and hardship but also uplifting stories of courage, survival and triumph of spirit.
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous
Price: Free! Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
the book describes a fabulous voyage I took from australia on the way to a working holiday in uk.. i backpacked through the uk and the continent and was one of the first backpackers to leave australia after ww2 in 1951. the return journey to australia in 1953 was a voyage that was not at all fabulous for me. both ships were migrant ships.
The Penguin Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young man, grown old. A lovely girl, long gone. The lingering ghost of a forgotten mass murder. An immutable artifact of violence. A tangle of black comedies, lost in translation.
HISTORY OF INDIA
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Hindi. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
What is History & Why Study It?
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 3
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Information on Australia's First Fleet in January 1788 commanded by Governor Phillip, giving details on the ships, crew and convicts. Also how the French under Laperouse arrived in Botany Bay just four days later. Plus health information on Hepatitis, how one can be infected and what cures are available. Finally why Late-Life Exercisers are more healthy than elderly non-exercisers.
Age of Arthur
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
Three Stories From Paris
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
The Tribe Within
Price: Free! Words: 82,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Tribe Within Search of DNA Tribe R1b-L513 Where do we come from? This book proposes to solve this age old question for about 390 family surnames. Author Anthony Murphy Barrett takes the latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe to put science and history together to present a stunning revelation of a tribal history not told for a thousand years
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Odłamki czasu (The old times)
You set the price! Words: 140,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Fabuła tej powieści osnuta jest wokół spirali losów ludzkich z akcji, o której niewiadomo kiedy się zaczęła,ani kiedy nastąpi jej kres.
Dzień przesilenia
Price: Free! Words: 11,780. Language: Polish. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Polska przed wielką zmianą.
Anciennes cartes géographiques
Price: Free! Words: 53,960. Language: French. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Découvrir et explorer le monde merveilleux de la cartographie: un répertoire de collections numériques d’anciennes cartes géographiques en libre accès, des ressources connexes, un atlas du monde et une bibliographie pour la recherche, l’analyse ou l’étude de ces documents dont plusieurs peuvent être redimensionnés, imprimés ou téléchargés et dont certains sont libres de droits.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
O Alentejo no espólio cartográfico da Biblioteca Pública de Évora: Construção de uma colecção digital
You set the price! Words: 42,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Tese de Mestrado na Universidade de Évora em Arquivos, Bibliotecas e Ciências da Informação - ramo bibliotecas.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Fratelli Rivali: il Mediterraneo tra Mimesi e Sfida
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
Brevissima dimostrazione che Samuel Huntington aveva torto: non esiste solo uno scontro di civiltà, ma un'incessante mimesi di civiltà (che a volte come tutte le mimesi può sfociare in rivalità e guerre).