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Mądrzy starożytni
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Tekst popularyzatorski; przywołanie paru faktów, ukazujących starożytnych nie tylko jako mądrych ludzi, ale także, jak się wydaje, jako ludzi bardziej otwartych na „odbiegające od zdrowego rozsądku” koncepcje świata niż ludzie dzisiejsi.
Ciemno- czy jasno-wiecze?
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Polish. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Krótki tekst popularyzatorski, którego zadaniem jest podkopanie przekonania o ciemności Ciemnych Wieków.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » American
As most of you know, APUSH is a very intensive course filled with hours of work each week and more information to be learned than you ever thought possible. So to help out, this book contains over 100 key terms over the course of Units 1-3.
The Lost Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A park ranger's son advocates restoration of the national parks to their original intention: preservation of American heritage.
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America, Index
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This volume contains an index of the published content of The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America. Purchasers or prospective purchasers may want to download the Index to review the Table of Contents for each published volume of the Encyclopedia. The Index is updated each time there is a new Volume published.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
The Story of Bhaktha Prahlada
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A tale from India mythology of good over evil through love and devotion to the lord
Essay: In the Groove of Duty
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
Those who serve in the military grow stronger in all ways. From a Remington Raider stationed in Hawaii to a Special Operations trooper returning fire in some bug-infested and perilous corner of the world, all experience personal growth. But, what are the mechanics that render growth and how can this understanding deepen the experience, and lead to greater self-awareness and an invincible military?
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
On the origins of Glagolitic
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Mam-Gu
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Dream Log 2015.09.18.0900
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Is there an afterlife? Why are so many people claiming to have near death experiences (NDEs)? Is there such thing as a micro death event while sleeping? Something happened to me while asleep one morning. I met a deceased relative I had never known or heard of in all my life. He wants me to find his sister and her husband, both living, whom I had ever heard of until I acted on this experience.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
I am Carrie
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blood is thicker than water they say, but in the case of Moriah Davis, it certainly was not so. From reincarnation to hard facts in physics, Moriah’s mother battled her every belief with discrimination. Parents and future parents can benefit from learning how discrimination can impact their children in the latest eBook short from the Empress of New Israel.
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 2000-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
Galway Bay Steamboat Company
Price: Free! Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the small steam shipping line that operated in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland
Sins Dyed In Blood: The Lost Pirate of Blackbeard's Golden Age
Price: Free! Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?