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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.
Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
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.
Checkmate: Clans and Castles
Series: Checkmate. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,580. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A window into the ancestors of anyone of Scot-Irish descent… In 1608, William Neely left Scotland for Ireland. Surrounded by powerful clans that had ruled for over a thousand years, he came to know chieftains including Cahir O’Doherty who burned Derry and launched a rebellion, putting in motion a chain of events that would transform Ireland and mark Cahir O’Doherty as the Last Gaelic Irish King.
Unacknowledged: An Expose of the World's Greatest Secret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by A&M Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
The Biggest Lie in History is about to be Shattered. UFOs are real. Extraterrestrials have been interacting with humans since World War II. We mastered gravity control in 1954. Free, clean energy systems could have replaced fossil fuels long ago And now, 70 years after Roswell the witnesses to that lie are speaking out to set humanity back on the right path.
Robin Hood Existed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
There might be no historical evidence for Robin Hood existing, but folklorist Michael Reuel claims it can be proven anyway by an in-depth study of the wealth of folkloric evidence available. Thanks to Reuel’s fresh and innovative study, for the first time fans of the outlaw will feel able to approach the legend without concerning themselves with the possibility that someone might have made him up.
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
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.
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.
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.
Tam quốc chí - Sách lược và mưu kế tranh hùng.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Lịch sử kể chuyện về những biến cố, những thăng trầm của những triều đại, có chuyện vui chuyện buồn, có điều hay điều dở, có thể tin hoặc không tin. Nhưng vấn đề là ta tự hỏi lịch sử có giúp ta hiểu thêm được thân phận con người ? Có hướng dẫn ta trong sự phán đoán và hành động ? Có chỉ cho ta cách đối phó với những bất ngờ trong đời sống hoặc những nỗi phù trầm của thời đại ?
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
2017 U.S. Navy Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Ships, and Equipment: Updated Program Guide - Aircraft, Jets, Carriers, Submarines, Missiles, Electronics, Surface Combatants, Science, Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fully illustrated and updated for 2017, this massive report provides details about hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - patrol craft, carriers, ships, aircraft, nuclear submarines, transports, helicopters, electronic systems, and much more. Every major ongoing project of the Navy is comprehensively described in the 2017 Navy Program Guide.
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. Employing research from historians all across the theological spectrum, NAILED shows how the evidence points to a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a purely mythic Christ.
Tôn Tử binh pháp - Từ chiến trường đến thương trường.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đề cập những nghệ thuật, mưu lược, quyết sách giành thắng lợi trên thương trường ; phân tích và ứng dụng gần 100 vấn đề liên quan thương trường và có gần 100 ví dụ hấp dẫn về hoạt động quân sự và hoạt động kinh doanh.
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.
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 !
Naval Air Training: Air to Air Intercept Procedures Workbook - Pursuit, Radar, Displays and Flight Path Visualization, Intercept Geometry Fundamentals, Counterturn, Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating guide by the Navy covers training for intercepts by fighter plane pilots.
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.