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The Day My World Shook by Tara Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism(4.00 from 1 review)
The following short story is a true account of my experience as a child, the day that Mount Saint Helens erupted. Please keep in mind that this is as it was seen through the eyes of a child, without any prior knowledge or awareness that there was even a live volcano anywhere nearby.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
We live in a time of crisis. In 2014, the dynamic of international affairs and tempo of events suddenly changed.But what is its nature ? Is it a second Cold War ? Or has World War III already begun and we are simply living through a ‘phony war’ ? This is an overview of the history of the new world crisis.
Gli Arabi in Israele by Gabriele Zweilawyer
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
La traduzione del documento "The Arabs in Israel", redatto dal Governo Israeliano nel 1952. Anche questo secondo volume di Zhistorica è ricco di link ipertestuali e box di commento che lo rendono particolarmente adatto alla fruizione tramite device dotati di connessione ad internet.
Church: the Early Years by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This short eBook entitled “Church: the early years” describes the churches that were to be found during the first century AD in the Roman provinces that surrounded the Mediterranean Sea. Some are well described in literature others just referred to and yet others simply inferred. It is hoped that the book will help people understand more about the bible and the Christian faith.
C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT by Wesley W Craig
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A young contract agent's description of his role in Guatemala following the 1957 assassination of Pres. Castillo Armas who had led the C.I.A. backed revolt against the popularly elected President ,Jacobo Arbenz. It underscores efforts of the U.S. to assure that the next president would continue to support U.S. interests in the area.
What the Q? Attempting to Answer the Synoptic Problem by Jareb Collins
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Who wrote the Bible? What does "Synoptic Gospel" mean? Where did all the information in the Bible come from? This text briefly addresses these questions, and more.
Casanova's Winning Ticket by Alan Donald
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics(5.00 from 1 review)
Giacomo Casanova is best known for his amorous adventures. But did you know about his role in founding the first successful modern lottery?
Edge of Disaster by Val Vogel, Jr., CLU, ChFC, MSW
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History by JimRyan15
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
A Brief History of the Intertestamental Period by Jareb Collins
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Ever wonder what happened in the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments? This compact reference guide will provide a cursory overview of the Bible's "time of silence".
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban by lorenzobalotelli
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
Location of Eden: A New Discovery: A Latest Geographical and Historical Study of Eden by Abraham Benhur
Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » World
The Bible reveals two Edens – the spiritual Eden and the physical Eden. God, Adam, Eve and Satan all dwell in the spiritual Eden, as mythical symbols. There is also the physical Eden in which flowed rivers that continue to flow today. A careful inquiry into their sources would lead us to the actual location of Eden, the geographical entity.
Sydney Under Siege: As It Happened 15 December 2014 by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
I work in the building next to the Lindt Café. Shortly after news of the Siege broke, I found myself locked out. Gradually, I realised my usual day had been pulled out from under me. For the first time, I had become a witness to history. This is my account of the day terrorism returned to Sydney. It is based partly on contemporaneous notes I scribbled on the day.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide by Bryan Fitzmartin
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
The Duties of a King by Manu Datta
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.