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When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Biographies of Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Illustrated What Is Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » World
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Illustrated What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"... To establish atheism on the ruins of Christianity [is] to deprive mankind of its best consolations and most animating hopes and to make a gloomy desert of the universe." Alexander Hamilton
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Heroes as large as Lincoln and as exciting as Muhammad Ali march in memory of American greatness as well as beauty, love, and sorrow of the common man displayed in sophisticated drama..
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Russia,oh my Russia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
follow a families agonizing struggle for survival during the collapse of communism in the gorbachev yeltsin era.out of control changes which sweep the country and a soviet leader who is unable to keep in check the dark forces who resist his reform program and stop at nothing to drag this mighty super power into the abyss
The Stilwell Family Cookbook
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Middle Western States
This is a collection of recipes that spans three generations of the Stilwell Family. The earliest dishes are from the 1800's. In it you'll learn some family trivia, tying some famous figures and world events to meals served in an average American home.