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SÆLENs deployering til Middelhavet og den Persiske Golf
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: Danish. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Om ubåden SÆLENs togt til Mellemøsten og den Persiske Golf i 2003.
Dzień przesilenia
By Włodzimierz Dajcz, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 11,780. Language: Polish. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Polska przed wielką zmianą.
Anciennes cartes géographiques
By Claude Trudel
Price: Free! Words: 33,600. Language: French. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Le livre contient un répertoire de collections numériques d’anciennes cartes géographiques en libre accès, des ressources connexes, une sélection de documents cartographiques et une bibliographie. Les documents recensés dans les collections peuvent souvent être redimensionnés, imprimés ou téléchargés. Selon des modalités diverses, ils peuvent parfois être aussi libres de droits.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie
By Marian Paduszynski
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......
Recession
By Ann MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by StarBytes Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story about Uncle Ezra, who grew up during the Recession, and at 91 still can't bear to waste stale food.
Among the Wanted
By Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in post war Germany in 1947, this is a dramatized version from military records. Classified as sensitive information, the participants, who can never be recognised for the part they played, are involved in uncovering a covert operation to supply false documents to fleeing Nazi war criminals. Names and locations have been changed.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
By Michael Gallagher
You set the price! Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
O Alentejo no espólio cartográfico da Biblioteca Pública de Évora: Construção de uma colecção digital
By Pedro Moreira
You set the price! Words: 42,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Tese de Mestrado na Universidade de Évora em Arquivos, Bibliotecas e Ciências da Informação - ramo bibliotecas.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
By Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Fratelli Rivali: il Mediterraneo tra Mimesi e Sfida
By Luca Luchesini
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Brevissima dimostrazione che Samuel Huntington aveva torto: non esiste solo uno scontro di civiltà, ma un'incessante mimesi di civiltà (che a volte come tutte le mimesi può sfociare in rivalità e guerre).
A History of Macclesfield Chess Club
By A.R. Soames
Price: Free! Words: 59,760. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Roy Gray. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Northern England's manufacturing towns took to Chess and 1857 saw Manchester (Macclesfield's huge neighbour) host the world’s 2nd international tournament. The 1886 businessmen and civic leaders who founded Macclesfield Chess Club were entangled in local politics: education, religion and finance. Social changes from then make this more than a history of a minor chess club in a small market town.
Anzac & Lone Pine Revisited - 1975
By Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: Australian English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the record of my personal pilgrimage to Anzac Cove in May 1975. There were no tour buses, no official maps and the Australian Government was actively discouraging its citizens from visiting the area because of the tense political situation between Greece and Turkey. I went anyway.
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself
By Leamington Books
Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw and Wild West showman, Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth. In The Story of Cole Younger, he tells his story in his own words after his parole from prison at the age of 59.
Sumario das Armadas
By hellekinn hellekinn
Price: Free! Words: 24,630. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
As últimas décadas do século XVI foram marcadas por uma série de guerras na região ao norte da capitania de Itamaracá.Forças militares da capitania de Pernambuco e da própria Itamaracá, missionários jesuítas, índios, negros e mestiços participaram de várias armadas e expedições à região do rio Paraíba conquistando-a em finais de 1585.
Ansaris of Yusufpur
By Mahmud Ansari
Price: Free! Words: 63,400. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX
By Magda Avelar Pinheiro
Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Este livro reúne estudos e documentos sobre as Finanças Públicas Portuguesas entre 1820 e 1890. Trata-se de um conjunto que incluí estudos já publicados mas de difícil acesso e inéditos. Procura abordar aspetos da transição financeira do Antigo Regime ao liberalismo assim como da Dívida Externa durante a Regeneração.
The End of Time: A Historical Note
By Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This short historical note provides a link and description of an event for 21 December 2012.
Billy Bell, Part 2 The rest of the Redesdale Roadman’s Poems
By William Bell & Susanne Ellingham
Price: Free! Words: 74,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Susanne Ellingham. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Billy Bell, Part 2 is an ebook companion volume to Billy Bell: Redesdale Roadman, Border Bard. It contains a glossary of dialect words, an article on the people in the poems and all the rest of Billy Bell’s poems.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.