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Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
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 » History » Australia & New Zealand
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 » Australia & New Zealand
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 » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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 » History » Australia & New Zealand
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 Jensen
Price: Free! Words: 77,350. 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 in the Historical Record as well Dinosaurs in the Historic Record
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 » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
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 Catalin Negrean
Price: Free! Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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 » History » Contemporary political
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.
Ο ΝΑΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΜΗΝΑ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΛΟΓΓΑΔΕΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΙΝΩΝ by Akrivi Dekazou
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ο ναός του αγίου Μηνά βρίσκεται στο χωριό Λογγάδες, παλιά Αρδομίτσα, κοντά στη λίμνη των Ιωαννίνων. Είναι αφιερωμένος στον άγιο Μηνά τον Αιγύπτιο. Στην παρούσα μελέτη γίνεται προσπάθεια καταγραφής της ιστορίας, της αρχιτεκτονικής και της διακόσμησής του.
ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟΙ ΔΡΟΜΟΙ ΣΤΟ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟ Η ΧΡΙΣΤΙΑΝΙΚΗ ΤΟΠΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΟΣΜΑ ΙΝΔΙΚΟΠΛΕΥΣΤΗ by Akrivi Dekazou
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Η Χριστιανική Τοπογραφία του Κοσμά Ινδικοπλεύστη, στο πρώτο μισό του 6ου αιώνα, δίνει πολύ σημαντικές γεωγραφικές πληροφορίες για την Αιθιοπία, την Ινδία, την Κεϋλάνη, την Κίνα, οι οποίες είναι κατά κύριο λόγο ακριβείς γιατί προέρχονται από προσωπικά ταξίδια του συγγραφέα. Μας ενημερώνει για τη διακίνηση του βυζαντινού εμπορίου με τις χώρες της Ανατολής.
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 » History » Reference(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
How Town Gas Came To Eton Wick by Dick Harding
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2015 by EtonWickHistory. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The story of gas distribution in Eton Wick long with what the Harding family did in the village between the 1920's and 1980's.
The Day My World Shook by Tara Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography(4.00 from 1 review)
The following short story is a true account of my experience as a child, the day that Mount Saint Helens erupted. Please keep in mind that this is as it was seen through the eyes of a child, without any prior knowledge or awareness that there was even a live volcano anywhere nearby.