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On the Greenbelt by David Proctor
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Street Furniture of the Lackagh Area by Michael J. Hurley
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
A record of the various items of street and road furniture to be seen in the area of Lackagh, Turloughmore, County Galway in Ireland
WWI and Its Impact on Women's Lives by Lisa E. Jobe
Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Great War would serve as a launching pad that would ultimately catapult women into untraditional roles, once only attainable by men. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's WWI and It's Impact on Women's Lives serves as a reminder how far women have come and who they have to thank.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys by Andrea Dumbrell
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Boudicca Activity Book by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.
Best of the West 2015 by Brian Trembath
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
The Increasing Popularity of China Stamps by Richard Tang
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A short article analyzing the reasons behind the increasing demand of China stamps in the market in recent years. This is part of a newly-published book on the same topic.
Her Nobel Voice: Women Laureates of the Nobel Peace Prize Sampler by Andrea M Owens
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by Shoestring Book Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These women have forged a path for humanity and have proved that gender has no bounds when it comes to accomplishing true greatness of peace. Come with us on the journey, and imagine for yourself what lies ahead if only you put peace in the forefront of your life.
Chief Seattle speech - We are part of the earth and it is part of us. by NetSpirit
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by NetSpirit. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Chief Seattle's beautiful speech from 1854 have through the ages been interpreted and construed in many ways. Here you have the opportunity to read the speech in its two main versions. Ted Perrys version of the Speech. And Henry A. Smidts version of the Speech published in Seattle Sunday Star October 29, 1887.
Il Comandante Melu e il partigiano Lillo by Massimo Zucchetti
Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Cosa mai potevano avere in comune – l’otto settembre 1943 - un signore piemontese di mezza età, sposato e con quattro figli, magrino coi baffetti ed un mezzo sorrisino sulle labbra, abituato a parlar poco, ed un brillante e giovane bel ragazzo calabrese, studente di Legge a Napoli, molto aperto e gioviale di carattere, facile allo scherzo con amici e commilitoni? Questo libro lo racconta.
The Yates - Book Five Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton by Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The fifth in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
African Identities: a New Perspective by Bert van Sloteren
Price: Free! Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This polemic longread takes a critical look at the differences in the discourse about Africa and about Europe. Comparing Africa and Europe 130 years ago and today, the book contains a passionate plea for greater respect for the different African cultures and languages and contends that a lack of such respect is one of the main factors impeding Africa's development today.
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I by D.r. Pat
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
Whether you’re a tourist, a member of an invading army or a reptilian alien from another dimension, Postcards from Seattle is both the best and only guide you should carry on your travels. In this first, extensively illustrated and lavishly referenced volume, you—yes, YOU; are you not paying attention?—will learn the Truth, the Whole Truth and nothing but the Whole Truth about Real Seattle Facts.
Sun Tzu’s Art of War by Victor Chan
Price: Free! Words: 12,050. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sun Tzu’s Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategies, and has remained influential for over two thousand years. No matter how much warfare has changed with the advance of technology, the strategic principles preached by Sun Tzu had withstood the test of time. Contained in this book are the original text by Sun Tzu, and a 1910 English translation of the text by Lionel Giles.
Mądrzy starożytni by Piotr Karocki
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.
AP United States History Key Terms Explained by Ethan Koch
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.
WW1: Albert Ball: British fighter Pilot. (WW1 Digital Military History Series). by Alex Devaney
Series: WW1 Digital Military History.. Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Nonfiction » History » Military
Capt. Albert Ball (DSO & two Bars, MC & VC) was the first British flying ace in WW1 to achieve 44 aerial combat victories. He was a highly decorated pilot, who was bestowed with many honours during his short life, including the Croix de Chevalier Legion d'honneur from France, and the Order of St George from Russia. Albert had a major input over the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Arras.