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Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
Quyền lực và vinh nhục quan trường Trung Hoa thời cổ.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kim tự tháp Quyền Lực, ở chốn quan trường, luôn có những đám mây đen âm mưu vần vũ, sóng gió lật đổ thanh toán bất kì nổi lên, không biết bao nhiêu thảm kịch đã xảy ra. Sách nêu lên những nẽo mê cung bí hiểm ấy, có những âm mưu chúng ta chưa hề biết đến, cũng có những thảm kịch ngoài sức tưởng tượng của người bình thường !
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.
Papists, Spaniards & Other Strangers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Continuing in the second volume of her Revisiting History series, Bella Wyborn d'Abrera treats the second phase of religious turmoil in Tudor England
Historie VG3 - Studieressurs
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
En studieressurs for elever, studenter og privatister som som vil gjøre det bra til eksamen!
Mindless Thug - Private Security Contracting: Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(4.00 from 1 review)
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2012. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Chữ nhẫn của người Trung Hoa
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Công dụng của chữ Nhẫn thật vô song, giúp người ta vượt qua những trở ngại trên đường đời, tránh thất bại, tìm thành công, tránh họa, tìm phúc ; thực hiện được những mơ ước của tuổi thanh xuân, bằng an khi tuổi tác đã cao ; vui trong nghề nghiệp ; tròn vẹn chức phận, công thành danh toại và hoàn thành bổn phận làm người.
Hồi ký cố vấn quân sự Trung Quốc
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,110. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chúng tôi bắt đầu công bố dưới đây toàn văn tập hồi kí nhan đề GHI CHÉP THỰC VỀ VIỆC ĐOÀN CỐ VẤN QUÂN SỰ TRUNG QUỐC VIỆN TRỢ VIỆT NAM CHỐNG PHÁP (Hồi ký của những người trong cuộc), do Dương Danh Dy dịch và hiệu đính theo ấn bản 2002 của Nhà xuất bản Lịch sử Đảng Cộng sản Trung Quốc. Đây là lời kể của những người Trung Quốc đã sang Việt Nam thời gian 1950-1954 làm cố vấn trong cuộc chống Pháp.
CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Based on the true story of a schooner bound for North Queensland in 1864 wih a load of sawn lumber and wrecked in a cyclone. The crew escape in a crude boat built from the lumber, but are eventually captured by a tribe of wild Aborigines.Enslaved, all except the Captain survive their harsh treatment. Befriended by a small tribe of friendly pygmies who assist them to eventully escape to freedom.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Extraterrestrial Presence on Earth: Lessons in History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Granite Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » World
Planet Earth's history is quite different from what the victors of past wars have given us as truth. Our origin is quite different from both the evolution-from-pond-sludge theory accepted by modern science and from the Creation-in-Six-Days dogma. Now, for the first time, we hear directly from individuals whose souls occupied "alien" bodies during their last incarnation before becoming Earthlings.
The King with a Pope in His Belly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
In this work, the author covers the beginning of the so-called Reformation in England during the first 20 years of Henry VIII's destructive reign.
Giải mã cách ngôn Tây du ký (Thuật xử thế)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mỗi câu cách ngôn như một ngọn đèn soi sáng trí tuệ, lương tri; có thể giúp người ta nâng cao phẩm đức, tự thay đổi tính cách, bỏ điều xấu, làm điều tốt, cải biến vận mệnh, lịch lãm trong việc đối nhân xử thế, thành công trong sự nghiệp và sống đẹp hơn.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Million Dollars Worth of Nerve
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Twenty-one African Americans Who Helped to Power Black Bottom, Paradise Valley and Detroit's Lower East Side
Trà - văn hóa đặc sắc Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Trà đối với người Trung Quốc không chỉ dùng để làm thuốc, giải khát mà còn là phương pháp tu thân, di dưỡng tính tình; là quốc hồn quốc túy; là đạo; là triết lý sâu xa, là sự hòa hợp giữa tiểu vũ trụ với đại vũ trụ, giữa mình với người, giữa bản thân với sự vật; là một môn nghệ thuật tổng hợp, tinh tế; là văn hóa giao tiếp, cách đối nhân xử thế, xác lập mối quan hệ tốt đẹp giữa người với người.
Thuật dùng người trong lịch sử Trung Hoa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Thuật dùng người trong lịch sử Trung Hoa, là một cuốn sách rất bổ ích cho những doanh nhân muốn tranh thắng trên thương trường nghiệt ngã, là kẻ đồng hành của các nhà lãnh đạo, là sách gối đầu giường cho tất cả những ai muốn tìm hiểu cách đối nhân xử thế.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.