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Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South Africa
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"No Valley Without Shadows" gives an insiders’ account of the early days of the HIV treatment movement in South Africa during the 2000s. To take its place in this battle, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders would have to overcome internal resistance, seemingly impossible financial barriers, multiple lawsuits, and the shame and terror of the very people they were trying to help.
The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America, Index
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This volume contains an index of the published content of The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America. Purchasers or prospective purchasers may want to download the Index to review the Table of Contents for each published volume of the Encyclopedia. The Index is updated each time there is a new Volume published.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: Free! Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
The Rapture Was Real : And You Were Left Behind, Now What
Price: Free! Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
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What WAS the Rapture, Anyway? And Who Was it For? Prophetic Message to My Bride September 1, 2014 The Lord is calling His Bride, or His potential Bride to repentance. She’s not ready for the Rapture. And He is wanting to prepare her. And, as I have shared in a previous teaching, part of the reason the economy in this country is slumping and the Lord is allowing it, is to get His Bride
The Story of Bhaktha Prahlada
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A tale from India mythology of good over evil through love and devotion to the lord
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
Володимир Великий: український чи російський?
You set the price! Words: 20,330. Language: Ukrainian. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Чи має Москва і Росія загалом стосунок до постаті Володимира Великого? У цьому ми й спробуємо розібратися.
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
A Citizen Owned Money Supply
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
"The pen of history" shows that debt in the United States grew to the astronomical size it is today as a direct result of the decision made in 1781 to have money originate as interest-bearing debt. The author uses the board game MONOPOLY to show how money should and should not be originated and proposes that money be based on citizenship and be given to citizens when they register to vote.
The Family Budgeters — An Account of the Family Budgeting Movement in New Zealand, 1960—1978
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The organisation that now offers household budgeting help throughout NZ receives substantial government funding. It was not always so. This is the story of two decades when family budgeting was done mostly by volunteers. Expenses were seldom met, paid coordinators were usually only a dream, procedures were sometimes inconsistent; the demand insatiable. Dedicated volunteers were up to the task.
On the origins of Glagolitic
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Mam-Gu
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Dream Log 2015.09.18.0900
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Is there an afterlife? Why are so many people claiming to have near death experiences (NDEs)? Is there such thing as a micro death event while sleeping? Something happened to me while asleep one morning. I met a deceased relative I had never known or heard of in all my life. He wants me to find his sister and her husband, both living, whom I had ever heard of until I acted on this experience.
Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia: An Iconoclastic History by a Recovering Russophile
Price: Free! Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fans of Jennifer Eremeeva’s full-length book, Lenin Lives Next Door are sure to enjoy this further exploration of Russia’s soft underbelly in its companion piece on Russian history. Eremeeva’s unique fusion of humor and history, and inimitable writing style brings the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma that is Russia into hilarious focus in this compact and highly readable primer.
Thirty Years Of Camping With The Moulton Adventure Group
Price: Free! Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Neil Plummer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Geoff Crompton lives in Hartford, Cheshire. His daughter Gillian, son- in- law Grant and grandson, Thomas, live close by in Middlewich. Geoff originates from Widnes where, at 15 he joined the chemical giant ICI. Taking early retirement in 1988, he formed a consultancy business in the field of Industrial Packaging. In 1969, with his friend Les Burgess, he founded the Moulton Adventure Group, a unif