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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 2: Die Mense van die Krokodilriviervallei
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: September 24, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die grootste deel van Hoofstuk 13, van die oorspronklike Agter die Magalies boek is vervat in hierdie afdeling. Ontmoet van die mense wat die vrugbare vallei langs die Krokodilrivier hulle tuiste gemaak het. Deel in die lief en leed van hulle alledaagse bestaan, maar met die insig van groter gebeure wat hulle lewens drasties beinvloed het.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 1: Oorsig
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
'I have made many intriguing journeys into this land, its sacred places and its hidden past. I was always dissatisfied with the history of New Zealand we were taught at school... I felt short-changed. I couldn't understand why the Maori accounts were not an accepted part of the past, part of a truth that revealed a deeper history' - Gary Cook, explorer. This book reveals some of that truth.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
Military Strategic Leadership Principles to Shape the Future: Vision, Character, Competence, Examining Qualities Fundamental to Leadership from the Perspective of Business, Sports, Politics, Religion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » Military
Successful leadership is not about being tough or soft, but about certain essential leadership principles that every leader must learn, acquire, and develop to become an effective leader. Leaders are made, not born, yet few people make the necessary sacrifices of hard work and commitment to become a successful leader.
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
Les femmes et la révolution belge de 1830
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Essai historique sur la participation des femmes aux journées révolutionnaires de septembre 1830 à Bruxelles.
Jesus, Prince of Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 1 review)
You may think you know everything you need to know about the historical figure "Jesus Christ", but every cherished belief you have about him is false. Jesus Christ is a fake and a fraud. For a start, his name wasn't Jesus Christ but Yehoshua ben Yosef ("Joshua son of Joseph"). And, just as his name is a fiction designed to disguise the truth, so is everything else about him.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
Brand Names - World Famous Brand Names and Their Origin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » History » Reference
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, 9/11 Conspiracy, New World Order and many more...
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Ordeal: Lost And Facing Death In A Remote Frozen Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1920 U.S. Navy free balloon A-5598 smashed down in a remote winter forest in northern Ontario, Canada. The three crewmen, ill-equipped to be lost in a snow-covered woodland, faced a life and death struggle against cold, hunger and exhaustion. But luck was with them. A dog and a Cree Indian each played a role in saving the balloonists. Still, the story had a distressing ending.
Dear Arlie: Postcards to a Friend (1907-1913)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Postcards, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Traces of a friendship over a hundred years ago remain in the postcards Pauline Washburn sent to her friend Arlie Shinkle. Enjoy the journey of their friendship through these 21 postcards from 1907 to 1913. The historic images along with the words inscribed on the back take us back to a different time and place.
Open Letter to America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book will discuss the racial divide in America from both sides, white and black. It will also ask the questions, "Why racially we feel the way that we do"? At the same time asking the most important question, "Can we survive and prosper together in the United States"?