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Nowhere, a Story of Exile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
Heliopolis 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Heliopolis, and its ancient Priesthood are far more important in the history and development of the West than is currently acknowledged. In 'Heliopolis 1' we intimated that as far as the Judeo-Christian heritage is concerned, there is much to be learned by following the Heliopolis trail. 'Heliopolis 2' starts to follow some of the leads.
Civic Pompeii
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Join archaeologist Natasha Sheldon on a guided tour down the streets and through the ruined buildings of Pompeii. More than just a guidebook, Civic Pompeii shares intimate details surrounding each site, along with everything you'll need to fully appreciate this ancient city.
Shipwreck! Palau Discovered, 1783
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The people of Palau over the centuries had evolved their own culture, language, body of knowledge, oral history and myths entirely devoid of any input from persons from other lands. This account by the men of the ANTELOPE of their experiences in Palau is the first and only thorough report of this unique culture before there was a nearly overwhelming contact between Palau people and Europeans.
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
For a century, archaeological expeditions have backed up many of the stories presented in the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). In recent years, however, a new generation of scholars has emerged claiming that the Bible is mostly a myth -- and that archaeology doesn't prove a thing. In this 2003 essay, author David Hazony shows the hidden assumptions in this high-stakes game.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
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Series: Humanist Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.