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Dandelions & Snails: A Journey From the Dark Days of War, to the Golden Fields of Peace
Price: Free! Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
This is a retrospective view of Britain, during and after the Second World War. This true story tells of two families caught up in the futility of war on this planet. The story includes the dilemma of the conscientious objector and the bravery of the soldier. Poems are interspersed throughout the text, to accentuate the content, and also to add a touch of philosophical contemplation.
Mahabharata Adiparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
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
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
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
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.
WORD OF GOD IS, MOSHIACH BEN YOSEF, MOSHIACH BEN DAVID!!!
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 Prince Illustrated
Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.
La Révolte des Zanj
You set the price! Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
La guerre de Vendée en citations
You set the price! Words: 50,030. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2015 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ce recueil de citations sur la Guerre de Vendée a pour but de retracer ces évènements à travers des citations des partisans des deux camps ayant vécu cet épisode, des témoignages et des points de vue d’historiens, d’écrivains, de philosophes et d’homme politiques qui ont décrit cette fratricide guerre civile.
The Revolt of the Zanj
You set the price! Words: 138,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » Action Adventure
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
Grammaire de la carte
Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
The Land Of The Rulers
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
Price: Free! Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
The Dead Media Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.