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Living with the Brooklyn Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A stirring, face-to-face encounter with one of New York’s greatest landmarks.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
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Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
There's Something Mysterious in God's Country (Nova Scotia)
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You set the price! Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The famous Oak Island "Money Pit" may be related to a nearby castle ruin. Who build them and why? The story of the "pit" may be familiar to many, but the theories proposed are completely new.
I Narrinieri
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Price: Free! Words: 27,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Modesto eBook che in sintesi narra la storia dei Narrinieri, popolo dell’Australia meridionale, come erano visti prima della loro integrazione.
Napoleone
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Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una breve sintesi di Napoleone e dei suoi successori.
Remember When - Memories of Ipswich
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The many and varied recollections of Ipswich's older citizens will now live on in the cyber world. Developed through an Ipswich Libraries project, this eBook, Remember When ... Memories of Ipswich, is a collection of the memories and thoughts of Ipswich senior citizens.
America's Gestapo, the FBI the Kennedy Years
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Price: Free! Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of a mediocre family turned political powerhouse via ill-gotten gains — without the whitewash.
War & Warfare: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A brief description of tactics, strategy and ethical consideration of war.
Against the Odds The Story of The Hollies FCJ Convent School, 1852 - 1985
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Price: Free! Words: 59,840. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
"Education, education, education" is not a new clarion call; it was the guiding principal of the FCJ, the basis of their philosophy. They felt that the only way to change society was through a good education. "Against The Odds" is an exploration of women's education through the history of one school in Manchester, England,
Passions,power,perfidy
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Price: Free! Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kalhana, a Kashmiri, was the author of Rajatarangini, and is regarded as the first properly documented historian of the undivided Indian Subcontinent. He composed his book Rajatarangini, the river of kings, in A.D. 1148-49. His father, Champaka, was the minister of king Harsha of Kashmir (A.D. 1089-1101). Kalhana starts his narrative with description of Gonanda dynasty after referring to his study
Postcard Revolution
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
Howdy My Name Is - -
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Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A Short collection of Bible Heroes from Adam to Moses. Each hero tells his own story in his own words with a bit of ad lib. Each hero stays with the Biblical truth while remaining human.
Thinking Through the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Project 1848 – Cosmos Guidebook Proposal for a Multiparticipant Research Program and Experiment Based Around the Year 1848
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This is a proposal for a multidisciplinary project that examines the time period around 1848 [approximately 1842 to 1852] through a variety of approaches and uses a broad spectrum of methodologies and data to examine it in areas such as culture, history, the sciences, daily living, and in another way almost through the cosmos itself.
The Mysterious Stones of Ndakunimba: A Discovery of the Fahnestock South Seas Expedition
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Three men stood talking on the deck of the schooner Director, in the harbor at Suva, Fiji. One man was a local planter. The other two were the Fahnestock brothers, the schooner’s owners. The three chatted easily, discussing Fijian myths and legends. But the two brothers perked up when they heard the man say “slabs of stone.” What were these stone slabs they wondered, and they set sail to find out.
The Dance Manias of The Middle Ages
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Dance Mania was a craze that hit Europe primarily in the late fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Gangs of people, usually young, would spontaneously gather in circles and begin a spasmodic, jerking, convulsive dance. They would twist and contort wildly, scream, and even foam at the mouth.
Lincolns' Hidden Speech-"The Cover-Up"
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Please notice the ending of this declaration, its in the ending that gives us a common understanding of knowledge long forgotten. It also shows us how frightening the media coupled with the scientific community has caused the delusional mind set of our age today. I have included a few very interesting photos on the subject matter at hand.
Same God, Different Name: Religious Intolerance in the Modern World
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This short book is intended for the average person interested in knowing the range of religious persecution by other religious groups, secular organizations, and societies in general. This book will briefly cover India, Vietnam, the US, and more to cover a range of problems facing religious liberty in the modern world.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
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Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie
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Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.