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We don't need history
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. They also have a face that looks like a bear face. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
Leizu: Empress of the Silkworm: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Yangtze: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Yangtze River is known by many names. From its headwaters in the glaciers of Tibet, it drops nearly 16,000 feet (5000 metres) on its journey to the East China Sea. For millions of years it has cut its path through the land. It flows through mountains and deep gorges and along broad, flat valley plains. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume II: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Palestine, Berlin Crisis, Carrier Cancellation, NATO, Soviet Atomic Bomb, H-Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Shen Ji and the Celestial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
XX-XY Holdings is New Shanghai's largest producer of vat grown human flesh, strictly for off-world sale to the alien races known as the celestials. Shen Ji has her own reasons for joining XX-XY but makes a shocking discovery during a routine meeting. One of the celestials is human . . .
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
The Illustrated Book of Tea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Coffee & Tea, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
An illustrated version of Okakura Kakuzo’s classic ‘The Book of Tea’ with an introductory biography of Okakura and a chapter on ‘Tea - The Serviceable Herb’. 22,000 words, 75 contemporary and historical images
The Illustrated Tao Te Ching
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
An illustrated version of James Legge’s translation of the Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue’, with an introduction to the ‘Old Master’ Laozi, and a short biography of Legge. 11,000 words, 88 high quality images