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The Valiant Soldier
Series: Poetry, Book 43 · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks · Freebies, Book 136. Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
For my grandfather and all of those who, like him, served bravely in the military, giving their all to fulfill sense of duty.
Palmer Park: A History
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.
The American Tobacco Controversy: The Tobacco Controversy of 1857 Revisited
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century the effects of tobacco smoking were extremely uncertain which led to wide debate, sparked initially by the Tobacco Controversy of 1857.
The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Герои вчерашних дней
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(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 feel free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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)
AVS Sankt Petersburg
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: Swedish. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Essä och resereportage från Sankt Petersburg i början av 2000-talet
Assam Tea - The journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
"Tea" is perhaps the world's highest consumed drink, after water! Everyday, innumerable cups of this brew is consumed by millions all over the world without actually knowing or understanding the "how" factor. This book looks at "the journey" that the finished product has to undergo in order to get into our "morning cuppa" to kick-start our day!
Kensington: The Story and the Stone
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: 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.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4 - Diponegoro war
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
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?
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous
Price: Free! Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(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.
The Penguin Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » American
A young man, grown old. A lovely girl, long gone. The lingering ghost of a forgotten mass murder. An immutable artifact of violence. A tangle of black comedies, lost in translation.
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Hindi. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
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