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Whaling in early New Zealand
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A short account of the Whaling days in New Zealand. The oil from the blubber of the Whales was a valuable commodity in those days ,where it was used to light oil lamps as well as to lubricate delicate machinery and watches. The introduction of the motor car oil and petrol, gas lamps and electricity caused a gradual decline in its use. New Zealand ceased commercial whaling in 1964..
UTU
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Two hundred and fifty years ago New Zealand and its Maori inhabitants were almost unknown to the European.community. This is a true story of a tragic event that occurred in 1809 when the ship "Boyd' was looted and burned and the carnage which followed..
Cydwybod mewn Carchar
Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a Welsh language essay on the only minister of religion in Wales to be imprisoned during the Great War as a conscientious objector. Hanes achos y gwrthwynebydd cydwybodol, y Parchedig Benjamin Meyrick, yn ystod y Rhyfel Mawr. Os nad ydach chi'n gyfarwydd iawn efo lawrlwytho e-lyfrau yna'r peth gorau ichi ydi dewis 'PDF' isod.
covert operation
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in western Germany in 1947 this is a dramatised version of a true event. A young woman who has escaped from the eastern sector unwittingly exposes a forger helping to get Nazi war criminals out of Germany on false documents..
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
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The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali
Price: Free! Words: 9,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Saya sungguh beruntung, karena di tahun 2011 ini berkesempatan mengunjungi kampung Muslim Gelgel di Bali. Saya sebut beruntung, karena kunjungan spesial ke kampung muslim Bali ini tentu sangat jarang dilakukan oleh Muslim lain di Indonesia.
Ten thousand year old boats found on Britain's hillsides
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
On the hillsides of Britain are chalk and stone remnants of monuments that are between five and ten thousand years old. These monuments are curious for they are long and thin in shape, surrounded by moats and our ancestors placed their dead inside for their last journey - the problem is these symbolic images were built thousands years before ships were supposedly invented.
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY OF STANLEY ST JOHN ROBINSON
You set the price! Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A very detailed diary of the First World War by my Great Uncle Stanley St John Robinson. Shocking but not without humour at times.
Soccer By Other Means
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Essays
All eyes are on Brazil this year as it plays host to the World Cup. 32 teams will vie to become soccer world champions. Aside from love of soccer, most of the countries playing this year have a common bond in the form of U.S. military intervention in their homelands. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, sometimes just because. One thing's for sure, the list is long.
The Curse of King Tut
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
In this short book, it includes facts about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and the mysterious things that occurred. It's your turn to discover the secrets.
And then shall The End Come
Series: END TIME, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » World
The END TIME... Fact or Fiction? You owe it to yourself to know the truth!
Symbols of China
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
Early VTOL Aircraft (before 1967)
Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Engineering
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Ipswich Treasures
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A small sample of images and stories about Ipswich, Queensland
Holocaust или Genocide
You set the price! Words: 950. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » History » European
The statistics shows what can happens in the future if to close eyes to the past
Holocaust or Genocide
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
The statistics shows what can happens in the future if to close eyes to the past
Places Paul Knew
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
‘Places Paul Knew’ describes the cities and towns that the Apostle Paul would have known as he travelled over 16,000 km during the first century AD. Many of the archaeological remains of these cities and towns can be seen today and the book describes what Paul would have seen when he arrived at each place. It is best read as a companion to the book of Acts in the New Testament of the bible.