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Japanese Folklore The Legend of Eternal Life

by Xenohikawa Sabrina

Long, long ago there lived a man called Sentaro. His surname meant "Millionaire," but although he was not so rich as all that, he was still very far removed from being poor. He had inherited a small fortune...


Japanese Folklore Tales of The Beautiful Weaving Maiden Bilingual Edition English & Spanish

by Muhammad Vandestra & Maya Aminah Sakura

All you that are true lovers, I beseech you pray the gods for fair weather upon the seventh night of the seventh moon.

For patience’ sake and for dear love’s sake, pray, and be pitiful that upon that night...


Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents

by Christine Dee

In 1860, Ohio was among the most influential states in the nation. As the third-most-populous state and the largest in the middle west, it embraced those elements that were in concert-but also at odds-in American...


All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life

by Winona Laduke

A beautiful and daring vision of political, spiritual, and ecological transformation.


Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930

by Various

No science fiction library would be complete without Astounding Stories of Super-Science, a highly influential pulp magazine of both sci-fi and horror from the early 1930s!

This Volume 12 includes:

Slaves of the...


Secret Weapons of World War II

by Gerald Pawle

"This was a secret war, whose battles were lost or won unknown to the public ... No such warfare had ever been waged by mortal men." - SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, The Second World War, Vol. II


The Cambridge Modern History Collection

by J.B. Bury, Mandell Creighton, R. Nisbet Bain & G. W. Prothero et al.

The Cambridge Modern History is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning with the 15th century Age of Discovery. 

The first series was planned by Lord Acton and edited by him with Stanley...


McALISTER'S WAY VOLUME 07 - Free Serialisation

by Richard Marman & illustrated by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY FREE Weekly Serialisation

Volume 7 Chapters 12 — 13

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

Chapter 12

The first time I flew to New Guinea as a Hercules C-130 co-pilot I was...


McALISTER'S WAY - Free Serialisation Vol. 06

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation

Volume 6 Chapters 10 — 11

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

More personal insights from the author.

Chapter 10

New Guinea was a great place...


McAlisters Way - Free Serialisation Vol 05 Chapters 8 and 9

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation Volume 05 Chapters 8 & 9

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

By now you’ve probably got the idea. I add a few thoughts about each chapter as...


The Dark Ages

by Charles Oman

In 476 A.D. the Western Roman Empire fell. 

Romans would never again rule vast swathes of the western Mediterranean, instead these lands would fall to Vandals, Visigoths, Franks and various other tribes that...


McALISTER'S WAY - FREE Serialisation Vol. 04 - Chapters 6 and 7

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation Volume 4 Chapters 6 & 7

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

More musing from the author……….

Chapter 6

When I first immigrated to Australia,...


Extracts From: History Crumbs & History Crumbs II

by Lelio Finocchiaro

“History can be told in very different ways and still be faithful and accurate. So, basically any topic can be used as an excuse to find the right historical references.”

No matter if it is the origins of...


The Republic of Biafra: Once Upon a Time in Nigeria

by Dr. Onyema G. Nkwocha

Not quite four months after the Western Region's election of October 10, 1965, did the localized mayhem in that Region find its way furiously into the center of the nation on January 15, 1966! It was like a...


History and Evolution of the Automobile

by William Jr Baxter

This book presents the history of the automobile and its evolution.

The 19th century is marked by unparalleled advances in science and its applications to the industrial arts. The automobile is looked upon...


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

by Edward Gibbon

Gibbon offers an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to tackle the subject. Most of his ideas are...


An Account of Egypt

by Herodotus

An eyewitness report on life in ancient Egypt, An Account of Egypt is the story of Greek historian Herodotus' travels through the Ptolemaic Kingdom. It is a richly descriptive tale of Egyptian customs, rituals...


One-Night Stands with American History: Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

by Richard Shenkman & Kurt Reiger

Respect yourself in the morning -- read One-Night Stands with American History!

This collection of little-known facts and anecdotes is American history with the boring parts left out. Richard Shenkman and Kurt...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


Hubris

by Alistair Horne

“Eminently provocative and readable.”—The Wall Street Journal

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six...