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Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841 by Mary Beth Smith
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk by Rajiv Jha
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
The Spiritual Advisors of Kerala by CN Nimal
Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a brief history of the Chittoor family who was the spiritual advisors of the kings and common man of the south Indian state of Kerala from time immemorial. The family may have only a brief role in history but it is a significant one as can be seen in the book.
Letters from Lonehill by James Forson
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно) by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies. by Graham Watkins
Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.
Саксон Грамматик о дохристианской славянской религии: Новый перевод соответствующих фрагментов XIV книги Деяний Данов by Stanislaw Sielicki
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Герцог Генри Лев Саксонский, король Вальдемар Датский и епископ Абсалон следуют призыву Папы Римского организовать Северный Крестовый поход с целью христианизации прибалтийских народов. Преуспев в своем начинании и покорив Вендских славян, они обнаруживают странные и искусно сделанные храмы и статуи, становятся свидетелями удивительных обычаев и прорицательских ритуалов.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor by George Cunningham & Carmela Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
50 Glorious Years 1965-2015 VITM Stands Tall by Raintree Media
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most popular places for visitors in Bengaluru is the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, which gets over a million visitors a year. This popularity is an affirmation of the success of its mission over the last 50 years to foster a scientific temper amongst Indians. The exhibits here engage people directly, getting them not just to look but touch and react.
Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino by misouza
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Este livro reúne as poesias e homenagens feitas pelo escritor Jorge Aquino durante todos esses anos de sua vida. Com um "palavreado" caipira ele conta fatos de sua vida através de versos.
Massacre At Waco! by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of how the Federal Government massacred dozens of innocent people for no other reason than they got tired of waiting for those innocents to "surrender."
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto by David Greig
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939) by Hazis Gjergji
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
7 promenades à Paris by TofBus
You set the price! Words: 38,330. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voici un moyen passionnant d'aller à la rencontre de Paris, de son présent, de son passé, de son histoire, de ses anecdotes, au travers de 7 promenades surprenantes !
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited by Michael J. Hurley
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
07MH17 Dutch version by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Op weg naar Asia, voor een vakantie met zon en een andere cultuur werden enkele honderden personen weggevaagd van deze wereld. In enkele seconden honderd zes en negentig Nederlanders stierven in wat is gecategoriseerd als een van de dodelijkste verkeersvliegtuig aanslag ooit. Tachtig hiervan waren onder de achttien jaar oud, en het vliegtuig vervoerde maar liefst achttien gezinnen.
State My Name by Nadd Wellgreen
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters(4.00 from 1 review)
US state guessing game. Identify each of the states based on their nicknames.