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Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
By CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776: The Story Behind A Demand of Blood
By Nadia Dean
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
How I Survived the Cherokee War of 1776 tells the story behind the writing of A Demand of Blood. Author Nadia Dean describes the genesis of the book and tells how writing A Demand of Blood changed her life. It is a story of perseverance and faith, and of one woman’s passion for finding the truth, no matter how long it takes. Includes an excerpt from A Demand of Blood: The Cherokee War of 1776.
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
By B. Lynn Brant
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an essay on the status quo of research into The Kensington Rune Stone, It contends that after all these years and all these claims and counter-claims, we still have little to go on other than the story and the stone. The story of the finding was told by Olof Ohman, but remains uncorroborated by either witness or documentary evidence.
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647
By Deborah.C. Foulkes
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
History of Ipswich Parks
By training4
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Parks long History.
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous
By 8ttwmfgk
Price: Free! Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
the book describes a fabulous voyage I took from australia on the way to a working holiday in uk.. i backpacked through the uk and the continent and was one of the first backpackers to leave australia after ww2 in 1951. the return journey to australia in 1953 was a voyage that was not at all fabulous for me. both ships were migrant ships.
HISTORY OF INDIA
By Alok Misra
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Hindi. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
What is History & Why Study It?
Kilroy Was Here
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World
By Louise Hathaway
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
The Lost Towers of Florence, A Vanished Medieval Skyline
By Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Historian Chris Dobson's new book on the now-vanished cityscape of medieval Florence, a city dominated by hundreds of massive towers built by warring factions engaged in deadly vendettas. This short eBook is perfect for anyone visiting Florence who wants to know more about the history of this fascinating city.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 3
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Information on Australia's First Fleet in January 1788 commanded by Governor Phillip, giving details on the ships, crew and convicts. Also how the French under Laperouse arrived in Botany Bay just four days later. Plus health information on Hepatitis, how one can be infected and what cures are available. Finally why Late-Life Exercisers are more healthy than elderly non-exercisers.
Age of Arthur
By Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
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.
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.
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.