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Strolling Down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Strolling down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings describes the colonial history of Burma under the British and the buildings built during that time, illustrated with colour photographs.
The Plight of Angels, Blood of the Temples
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Facimus plans to meet a powerful southern warlord in an attempt to gather enough power to overthrow the emperor but runs into trouble on the road home. An imaginative fantasy tale based heavily on Roman, Greek and Germanic cultures.
A Roman Moon - The Adventures of Sarah Tremayne Book Three
Series: The Adventures of Sarah Tremayne. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In this the third adventure of Sarah Tremayne our time travelling heroine finds herself back in Roman Britain where nothing is as it seems. In the town of Aquae Sulis she comes face to face with a well known enemy who is intent on destroying the sacred spring and the goddess who dwells there.
The Wing Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As his grandfather lies gravely ill in hospital, a man recalls the amazing story of how his grandfather and grandmother met. Set in the whirlwind post- WW2 era.
Education, Science, and Humanities Academic Research Conference: Conference Proceedings
Price: Free! Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: language, culture, history, teaching. The conference is well attended by representatives from more than 15 universities from 4 different countries all over the world and with participation of higher education institutional policymakers, governmental bodies involved in innovating HE, deans and directors, educational innovators, univers
Tchernaya Creek
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
Father's Day: History in the Making
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
No other day in American history is so precious to the men who raised us. But there once was a time when no one in America ever recognized the love, sacrifice and devotion our fathers give us. This is a story of how one determined woman changed the course of history in order to honor the men who love us.
Hercules: Greek Mythology Explained
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Read about the legendary HERCULES in the GREATEST GREEK MYTH ever composed. Take in the classic words of the famous Apollodorus and relive the epic journey of Hercules as he ascends to his godhood. With extensive notes at the end of each chapter, this book will have you understanding the intricacies and genius of such a work and why the mythology of Hercules is still important to us today.
"Mom, We're Black!"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Mom, We're Black! amounts to a half-baked summary of Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, slanted up the kazoo to get the reader focused on my narrow view of what matters. I depended particularly on the role of fiction in human history, but take full responsibility for twisting it to cement my goals.
Little Bolton: The Story of a Lancashire Working Class Family at the Start of the Industrial Revolution.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A work of fiction based on genealogy research. The long-forgotten story of three young working class siblings, their family secrets and a man determined to destroy their lives. Not giving up, they each fight in their own particular way to make their lives better.