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Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: 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.
A McDonald Narrative
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You set the price! Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Stories, family details, and some personal history from Joan McDonald.
On the Introduction of the Arts
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Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
This seventeenth century tract, written by the Portuguese ambassador to France, gives us insight into the socioeconomic world of the early modern period. This is the first English translation of this tract, and it shows us that political and economic decisions among nations have always gone hand-in-hand.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
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Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Ebook is the third in a series of Ebooks that describes the last exciting leg of my first tour of the Continent, when I visited Venice and Milan before going through the Simplon tunnel into Switzerland for three weeks of fantastic skiing in the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and Grindelwald, where I skied up close to the famous Matterhorn and the menacing north wall of the Eiger.
Israel and Conspiracy Theories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Why it was the same forces that led to the creation of the Arab states that led to the creation of Israel too. An answer to conspiracy theories about the creation of the State of Israel.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
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You set the price! Words: 32,420. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
The Common Christianity
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Price: Free! Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
The Common Christianity will really give the reader a more biblical understanding of Christ compared to the Christianity depicted in many religion books. Christianity is a major world religion, Where is the Christ in this religion today?
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
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You set the price! Words: 32,420. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey by Levina Teerlinc is an historical narrative non fiction concerning the origins and purchase of a portrait painted during the Tudor Renaissance. It explores the characters and themes of England's Tudor Age, as well as the fundamentals of English Renaissance Art.
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día
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Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
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Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Первая книга о Большой Игре
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 56,730. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is about the changing landscape of politics in India. It also evaluates evolution of Indian mores and values in the recent years. This book explores contrasting visions of Indian growth, development, defense and role of religion in society. It captures the rise of common man and more importantly the need of true rise of common man in Indian politics.
The Poltroon History of Lord Kitchener
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Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
inadequate, incompetent and in command, lord horatio kitchener, displayed all the qualities of a man who had greatness thrust upon him but repeatedly failed to meet the challenges.
Οι ατομικές τιμωρίες των αμαρτωλών στην παράσταση της Δευτέρας Παρουσίας στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή μνημειακή ζωγραφική
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Price: Free! Words: 28,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Η παρούσα μελέτη αποτελεί συνέχεια της μελέτης μου για τις ατομικές τιμωρίες των επαγγελματιών στη βυζαντινή και μεταβυζαντινή τέχνη. Σκοπός της είναι να καταγραφούν όσο το δυνατόν περισσότεροι τύποι ατομικών τιμωριών και η εξελικτική τους πορεία στη μνημειακή ζωγραφική της βυζαντινής και μεταβυζαντινής εποχής και όχι η εξαντλητική αναφορά και καταγραφή των μνημείων στα οποία απεικονίζονται.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families
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Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
Mostly We Walked: The Werners from Russia—One German Family's Story of Immigration
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Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
"We must have walked a thousand miles," wrote Ernst Oscar Werner about his family’s journey out of Siberia in 1918–1919. This ethnic German family, who had lived in Russia for three generations, survived war, exile, and typhus and immigrated to America to find a home in southern New Jersey. Their story is told against the background of the dramatic changes that were reshaping Russia and the world.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
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You set the price! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
Genuine Swedish traditional food and dishes in one single cookbook
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Series: Swede On Tour, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: Simple English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Scandinavian
The book is written in easy English - The book will be here shortly as soon as it becomes clear I'm always looking for proofreaders to my e-books. As a proofreader means you always get to read my new e-books for free, and also long before they come out and have been published. You register by sending an mail to me and writable "proofreader" in the title bar.
Shoalhaven The Third Progression
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Price: Free! Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A historic and compelling narrative of changes in land use and their influence upon the lives of residents of the Shoalhaven district of New South Wales. Ross Lamond identified those changes as Progressions, tagging them as Connection, Disconnection and Reconnection. A unique vision of change from this visionary writer.