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Costa Rica: Remarkable Tales from this Super Vacation Spot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by James J. Brodell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A.M. Costa Rica, the Central American country’s English language newspaper, celebrates its 16th anniversary with a compilation of original news reports geared to the needs of foreigners living here and those elsewhere with personal or business interests in this vacation paradise. Each seeks to tell something new or original about the vacation and retirement mecca.
Pop-Cultures Guide to Ascension; Vol I “The Quickie” Hidden History, Modern Thought & Spirituality
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A quick “Jolt” of below the surface, esoteric information for the Pop Culture Generation that’s too consumed with everyday life, to notice what’s REALLY happening in it. This book attempts to change the channel and break the monotony of the celebrity driven, reality show obsessed, ultra-consumerism, social networking society, and question what you’ve been told to be true.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
Same Road Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Into a colourful description of a modern-day trip by car from Vancouver to Toronto—exploring themes such as Canadian history and Aboriginal culture—the author inserts a series of flashbacks telling a parallel story about his journey from Canada to India and arrival in Japan in 1972 and his nine-year stint as an ordained Zen monk.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
Dangerous Ground: The Spratly Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches - South China Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, UNCLOS, Claims by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, ASEAN
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This timely analysis of the Spratly Islands dispute examines the economic and security importance of the region to the surrounding claiming states: the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines, and the violent acts and potential for instability in the region that has resulted.
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
Hunting Songs Volume One: The Lakeland Fell Packs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect. A glossary of terms & dialect words has been added to help with understanding the characters, events & journeys described within the verses.
The Persian Nightingale
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
We Rise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
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As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
The Assassins of Alamut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
The Assassins were a heretical Muslim sect. We think of them mostly in connection with political murder but there is much more to them than this. They had a remarkable philosophical system and their ideas were influential in Islam and even outside it. Here I tell their story, from their foundation at the end of the eleventh century to their downfall 150 years later at the hands of the Mongols.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Syria - War of Deception (Mini Version)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The mainstream narrative about the Syrian war is sheer propaganda. The truth about this war: it was Project Mujahideen 2.0 - a proxy war waged with extremists and terrorists. To understand this war, is to know how the world works. This book has shocking revelations about the Syrian war, ISIS, propaganda, globalism and even social engineering.
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
New Orleans Nostalgia - Ponchartrain Beach
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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In 1928, when Harry Batt, Sr. opened Ponchartrain Beach, a New Orleans dynasty was born. Until it was shuttered for good in 1983, “The Beach” captured the imagination of generations. But now, in the mid-1950’s, while Walt Disney was just embarking on his vision of family entertainment, Harry had it all down pat at a long time ago. . . Enjoy a stroll down memory lane to a simpler time. . .
Study Guide for the Professional Tour Guide Test City of New Orleans
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
This book puts the history of New Orleans into easy sections for persons to learn who are preparing to take the test for the City of New Orleans Professional Tour Guide License. The license is required of all tour guides in the city. With easy reference to key dates and persons the Study Guide is useful for self study and course study test preparation.
An Incarcerated Conscience
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Ben Meyrick was the only ordained Christian minister in Wales to be jailed for being a conscientious objector during the First World War. Amazing bravery was displayed on the battle field during the War, of that there is no doubt, but neither can we deny that considerable bravery was also displayed by the conscientious objectors. Here is one man's story.