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The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
Three Rabbits Alibi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter thinks the scene near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate this case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
Starożytność. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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Dzieje Europy i świata w starożytności. W książce przedstawiono historię despotycznych monarchii Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu, dzieje greckich miast-państw oraz historię imperium rzymskiego.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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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.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
Two for the Cabinet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part I Creation of Atlantis
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part I The Creation of Atlantis.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Hindbusters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
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Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future - Strategy, Doctrine, Relationship to Conventional Forces, Tactical Nukes, New START and Nonproliferation, Threats, Putin, Lavrov
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides unique insights into the Russian nuclear arsenal, arms control, and American-Russian relationship.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
Same War Different Battlefields
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
Tlou! Tlou! The Elephant-Singers of Botshabelo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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The book tells the story of the Batloung, a Batswana tribe of Southern Africa. It provides historical insight into the Batloung's ancient customs, practices and beliefs. It describes the experiences that shaped a people - from a time before their first encounter with whites and the Gospel, up to the challenges of the uneasy social structures of twentieth century South Africa.