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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized by J.J. Holt
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
Mary Queen of the Scots by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland by Brighid O'Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is for anyone Irish or anyone interested in Irish history, scientific achievements, and fun facts, totally unique to Ireland and her people.
Hitler's Great Mistake: Not the Invasion of the USSR but the Declaration of War on the United States of America by James Ellman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hitler's Great Mistake will force you to rethink the momentous second half of 1941 when the world hung precariously in the balance. Germany declared war voluntarily on both the USSR and the USA. One action was a rational gamble, the other a mistake of epic proportions that redrew the map of the post-war world with effects that reverberate to this day.
The First Auto Laws in the United States by Silas Flint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
A Walking Tour of Swampscott, Massachusetts by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Swampscott, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Steam Age Machines by R. R. Green
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.
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom by Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Peter the Hermit by Isobel Veitch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The story of Peter the Hermit’s involvement in the Frank – Byzantine – Sunni Seljuk Turk – Shia Fatimid Egyptian religious and territorial war of the late 11th century.
Scottish Inventors by Callan Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
this book is not just about the scots and their greatest achievements, it’s more about the journey of our modern world. how inventions, ideas, beliefs all came into being, where it was not just about one nation or a group of nations, it was more about the evolution of ideas and beliefs, all for the betterment of man
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Asheville's Montford District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
World War I: A Ducksters Book by Ken Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars, Nonfiction » History » War
This book about World War I is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War I. You will read about what caused the war, the countries involved, and how the war shaped the world. You will also discover what life was like in the trenches and about the world leaders of the time.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series) by David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
*(Holy) War: How the Crusades Almost Killed Christianity by Jareb Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Were the Crusades a legitimate attempt by Christendom to recapture a holy city, or merely a strategy employed by the Western Church to regain control of a religion in schism? This controversial question is explored through the annals of historical record, from multiple viewpoints.
101 Most Horrible Tortures In History by Stephen Liddell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
101 Most Horrible Tortures In History misses out all the boring stuff and gets straight to the very sharp point, the weird, bizarre and even a bit of the gore! Often when learning history at school we'd all squirm in our chairs at hearing about the odd bit of torture or terrible execution but on the inside a bit of us loved it. History doesn't have to be torture!
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Ancient(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Whispersyncs to audio edition.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year by Michael. J Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
Holy Roman Empire Power Politics Papacy by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A brief history of the Holy Roman Empire from the coronation of Charlemagne in AD800 to its dissolution in AD1806, including the Habsburg Dynasty, the European Reformation and the Ottoman invasions. With useful maps and family trees this book will appeal to the general reader looking for an accessible account of a complex yet fascinating European power.
Des Pigments bleus oubliés en .pdf by Claudine Brunon
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ce livre sur les pigments médiévaux étudie le bleu de chaux, l'indigo et le bleu de bleuet. Les recettes de ces couleurs sont publiées et comparées. Les ingrédients, notamment la chaux, fait partie de cette étude.