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Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave by Adrian Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave by Adrian Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater by Hazel Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS by Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany by Tim Mellage
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
A City Torn in Two by Megan Severance
Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When the Berlin Wall goes up, Ekaterina and Marta Gorvich are trapped away from their family. Can they return home? Will they find the strength to survive in the Soviet sector? Who can they trust? Will dependence upon each other and a new friend be enough to get them over the Wall?
Holocaust or Genocide by Marzpetuni Zadoyan
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
The statistics shows what can happens in the future if to close eyes to the past
Places Paul Knew by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
‘Places Paul Knew’ describes the cities and towns that the Apostle Paul would have known as he travelled over 16,000 km during the first century AD. Many of the archaeological remains of these cities and towns can be seen today and the book describes what Paul would have seen when he arrived at each place. It is best read as a companion to the book of Acts in the New Testament of the bible.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War by Darden Callaway
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables by David Lefavor
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War by Heathcoat Grant
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Epitome for Eleanor: A Short History of the Known Universe: I. The Big Bang to the Bronze Age by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
From the formation of our galaxy and solar system to the emergence of life and the first civilisations, Epitome for Eleanor is a short history of the known Universe for children. Part I covers the period from the Big Bang to the Bronze Age.
Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality by Crave Books
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. The 10 entrepreneurs in this book each have a very different story to tell about their success.
Cloudy with a Chance of Ambrosia (Parables of PTSD) by David Lefavor
Price: Free! Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
June 27th is “National PTSD Awareness Day”. A thoughtful reading of this book will foster a clear and deeper understanding and appreciation for the all too tragic, but at times hidden, wounds afflicting the lives of over 20% of our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, as well as the lingering trauma of nearly 31% of Vietnam veterans. Awareness and understanding constitute the first step toward healing.