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A Third Miscellany of Manly by John MacRitchie
Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A third selection of quirky historical information about Manly, New South Wales, selected from the popular Manly Local Studies blog.
A Second Miscellany of Manly by John MacRitchie
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A further collection of quirky historical information about Manly, New South Wales, based on the popular Manly Local Studies blog.
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
There Shall Be An Independent Scotland: British And Scottish Nationalism After The 2014 #Indyref by Malory Nye
Price: Free! Words: 27,570. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Scottish independence is one of the most significant political debates that has taken place within the UK nation's three hundred year history. One thing is clear: there shall be an independent Scotland, one day. In this collection of papers, Nye uses contemporary and historical examples to explore Scottish-British relations and particularly the values given to both British and Scottish nationalism
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s by The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA)
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988 by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs by John M. Jensen, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 77,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans and Dinosaurs in the Historic Record.
See you in Istanbul - Kistalight by Thommy Sjöberg
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: Swedish. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Äldre par på vift i Istanbul eller livet är en weekend tour. Flanör i vindlande gränder, bland moskéer och minareter, utropare från krogarna och matthandlare, med larmet från en galen trafik, böneutrop och mistlurar från Bosporen och Gyllene Hornets ändlösa båttrafik
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog by Boak & Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
Word of GOD is, Moshiach ben Yosef, Moshiach ben David!!! by Cătălin Negrean
Price: Free! Words: 134,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Theology
To all Jews scattered all over the earth and to those of Israel, I hope this book will be useful about the fact to understand who is MOSHIACH, as to bring an understanding about the salvation on which YAHWEH-ELOHIM it brings through the MOSHIACH.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
Moj zavičaj by Mehmedalija Sulejman Lilic
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 9, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Besplatna knjiga "Moj zavičaj", Mehmadalije Sulejmana Lilića je sastavljena iz tri priče: "Moj rodni kraj", u kojoj kroz stihove prolazi kroz sva sela svoga zavičaja, "Mogu ja otići iz Gođenja, ali Gođenji ne mogu iz mene", u kojoj prikazuje prve korake u svome povratku na babovinu, te "Zima u mom zavičaju" koja prikazuje ljepote zimske idile u Gođenjima, te životna razmišljanja i dileme.
Disestablish: An Overview from Creation to the Ice Age by Michael J. Findley
Price: Free! Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
To Dislodge an enemy's foothold, you have to know he is one. Take a breakneck ride through thousands of years of history, science, and literature to discover the truth about Secular Humanism, its roots, and its impact from the beginning until now. These fifty brief pages could change everything. Can you afford not to read them?
Freedom's Light: Quotations from History's Champions of Freedom by Alan Cook
Price: Free! Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social(4.50 from 2 reviews)
FREEDOM'S LIGHT contains quotations from 38 of history's champions of freedom, from Aristotle to Zlata Filipovic, from George Washington to Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Anne Frank and many more.