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Queen Jane July 10 - 19 1553 – The Road To The Throne
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will assess the early years of the 1550’s during the later years of King Edward VI’s reign and the ensuing constitutional crisis that resulted in Lady Jane Grey’s accession as Queen which lasted only nine days and the crowning of Mary Tudor as Queen in July 19 1553. It will be looking at Jane's accession to Queen, her marriage to Guildford and her relationship with Northumberland.
Ebooks Published on Smashwords & Lulu by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This ebook is a summary listing of published work by Richard Lighthouse on smashwords.com, which currently has 52 works, and lulu.com, which currently has 66 works. A few titles have been archived or retired at these websites. Some of these ebooks are also available on Apple iBooks, BarnesAndNoble, Kobo, Google Play, Amazon, and other websites. 16930 County Road 831, Pearland, Texas 77584.
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...
The Annotations
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
I read big so that you can read small. I know that being contemplative about life is not always beneficial as the excessive thoughts can weigh you down and take you out of the eternal moment, but I also know that reading snippets like the ones in the book help to put some of your present worries and troubles into a larger perspective. None of us can ever be too busy to wonder how to make ourselves
Pyramid Treasure
You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Tomb raiders of the world unite! A hoe-down in Egypt tonight, for tomorrow we dig at first light. Are those wily Egyptian architects still fooling us after all these years? I think, yes. There is treasure at Giza waiting to be found. It is either high or low and not where we supposed. A few suggestions offered here and how to proceed.
A study on RAF Perton
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
A Study of the Church in the Kingdom of Mercia During the Reign of King Offa 757-796 AD
Price: Free! Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
This book will be set within the heart of eighth century England, focusing on the reign of King Offa of Mercia who reigned from 757-796 AD. It will assess the position of religion in the Mercian court and for Offa himself personally; the setting of many church synods of England within the borders of Mercia during his reign, alongside the elevation of Lichfield to become an archbishopric.
Colonial Tales
Price: Free! Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Colonial Tales of South America. Revenge, war, love, hope.
Çerkez Ethem'in Kurtuluş Savaşı Macerası
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: Turkish. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Çerkez Ethem'in başarıları, başarısızlıkları bu kitapta anlatılmaktadır.
Large Bells of America
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by WMC Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Large Bells of America provides a host of information not simply for enthusiasts and collectors, but also for anyone who is interested in bells, and in the part that these American symbols have played in United States history and our cultural, Christian and church heritage.
The Root of United States Public and Private Debt Told by the Pen of History
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » North America
The "pen of history" shows that the root of both public and private debt in the United States goes back to the founding of the Bank of North America in 1781. Since then, total debt grew at an average annual rate of 7.9 percent from $2.5 million in 1781 to more than $80 trillion in 2015. It is time now for Congress to begin to build a money supply based on citizenship instead of debt.
The Mystery of Rabbi Moishe
You set the price! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
For my grandfather, who will forever remain in Auschwitz. My father could forgive my grandfather only moments before his death. I heard this true story from him about a special man who was able to do something wonderful for the person who caused the most painful thing in the world to him. This is their story.
The Viking Chef
You set the price! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
(3.00 from 1 review)
Torn between expectations and his love for cooking, Sven's life will never be the same after his first raid, if he manages to survive.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Folsom Dam to Rock Springs
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Folsom Lake was drained to less than 15% of its capacity during the California drought in 2015. This record low water level exposed many hidden historical gold rush sites from the 1850s. Kevin Knauss took numerous photos of historical sites and structures from Folsom Dam to Rock Springs that were usually covered by water. Numerous maps of the American River area are included.
Slavery
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Dallas Breaks Universal Law
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
For almost a century the universal law has been upheld. Never challenged, the law was the standard followed by every unit until the eighth day of July in the year 2016, when the city of Dallas in the State of Texas, U.S.A. changed the order of the universe. There is no going back......
Vir Chatrasaal (Marathi Language)
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Unknown language. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Maharaja Chhatrasaal che jeevan charitra. Marathi bhasha. Indian literature for young adults. Historical. Font Shivaji05
Ardfry House County Galway
Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the House at Ardfry Co. Galway and of the Lords Wallscourt who lived there.