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Rating: 4.30 / 5
6 reviews

The Symbolic Prophecy of the Great Pyramid (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

by H. Spencer Lewis

The world's greatest mystery and first wonder is the Great Pyramid. It stands as a monument to the learning and achievements of the ancients. For centuries its secrets were closeted in stone—now they stand revealed. Within the pages of this enlightening book are the answers to many enthralling questions—the history, vast wisdom, and prophecies of the Great Pyramid. You will be amazed at the Pyramid's scientific construction and at the tremendous knowledge of its mysterious builders.


Who built the Great Pyramid? Why were its builders inspired to reveal to posterity the events of the future? What is the path that the Great Pyramid indicates lies before mankind?...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 96 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2019 onward  

The Hegemony of Heritage: Ritual and the Record in Stone (South Asia Across the Disciplines)

by Deborah L. Stein

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.The Hegemony of Heritage makes an original and significant contribution to our understanding of how the relationship of architectural objects and societies to the built environment changes over time. Studying two surviving medieval monuments in southern Rajasthan—the Ambika Temple in Jagat and the Ékalingji Temple Complex in Kailaspuri—the author looks beyond their divergent sectarian affiliations and patronage structures to underscore many aspects of common practice. This book offers new and extremely valuable insights into these important monuments, illuminating the entangled politics of antiquity and revealing ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
18 reviews

Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies.

by Graham Watkins

Secrets,Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.If you enjoy unusual tales, quirky human history and delight in the ridiculous and the vain you will enjoy this book. Discover why...The undefeated American Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano lived in a Welsh Folly in Swansea.
6ft 3 inch Mr. Jones slept in a strange house in Conwy with his feet hanging out of the window.
A pipe smoking shipping magnate upset his wife and built a folly complete with battlements.
What possessed William Jones to build the strange folly that is Clytha Castle.
Why Lord Mostyn built a track through a house with a road underneath. His strange folly is still inhabited today.These are just a few of the entertaining Welsh Follies ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering
Size: 71 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
1 review

Genghis Khan: His Life, Death, Conquests, and Legacy (Genghis Khan)

by Patrick Auerbach

What do you remember from your history classes? You may remember a quick discussion laid out about world leaders who dominated by sheer evil. You might be more apt to remember the fictional stories that have been written or worse turned into a movie or TV show. Many of the facts and historical accounts of one man in particular are often blood thirsty, with a drive towards showing how evil one ruler can be, yet provide a sense of awe. This man, this legend—is Genghis Khan. He is not a fictional character who was stopped by China, but rather a real person that conquered all of China and expanded west before his death.

Genghis Khan fascinates us because of his ability to rise from a shunned leader to the most powerful ruler of his time. His intelligence and desires have provid...

Genre: History, Ancient, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Excellent Things in Women: A Memoir of Postcolonial Pakistan (Chicago Shorts)

by Sara Suleri Goodyear

Sometimes, only the most heartbreaking memories possess the capacity—in their elegiac immediacy—to take our breath away. With Excellent Things in Women, Sara Suleri offers the reader a delicately wrought memoir of life in postcolonial Pakistan. Suleri intertwines the violent history of Pakistan's independence with her own intimate experiences—relating the tumult of growing up female during a time of fierce change in the Middle East in the 1960s and ’70s. In the two selections presented here, “Excellent Things in Women” and “Meatless Days,” we watch as Suleri re-encounters the relationships that inform her voyage from adolescence to womanhood—with her Welsh mother; her Pakistani father, prominent political journalist Z. A. Suleri; and her tenacious grandmother, Dadi, along...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

A Preview to Volume Four of America's Forgotten History: Grotius Rises

by Mark David Ledbetter

The chapters of America's story are marked by momentous events. In 1776, proud inheritors of the Glorious Revolution of 1689 declared both their independence and intention to form a government based on Enlightenment principles. Despite major missteps and contradictions, those living the story mostly stayed true to the project of minimalist government and individual rights until the end of the nineteenth century.After the Spanish-American War, though, with the acquisition of an explicit Pacific empire and the enthusiastic embrace of progressivism, America embarked on a new experiment for the new century, one which valued activist government and equality. If the first experiment lasted one hundred and twenty years, the second experiment, too, is now a hundred and twenty years old and totteri...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Professional & Technical, Law, Philosophy, Ideologies, Political History & Theory
Size: 89 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.70 / 5
3 reviews

Ancient Rome: Walk Through The Empire! Learn The History, Facts, And Mythology Of Ancient Rome (Roman History - Ancient Rome - Mythology)

by Myles Justus

What Everybody Ought to Know About Ancient Rome!

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Roman History & Culture!

Ancient Rome has both an interesting and beautiful past. The way it was developed all came from two twin brothers, where one would be killed and betrayed, and the other would found a city that would build itself up into an Empire.

Learn about the Roman kings that governed the early city, to the Roman Republic, all the way to the great Roman Empire. Even the gladiators shaped Roman culture socially, and it ties right into the way the social system was built in Rome. Even though that social system would change with time, just as the laws.

Roman civilization was ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Common Core Standards and World War II: A Literary Veteran's Day Observance

by Pat Scales

President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a five-star general and commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II, established a committee in 1954 to plan a Veterans Day observance. This day honors all veterans of the United States and is held each year on November 11 with a somber ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. A wreath is placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and followed by a parade of colors. In 2015, the United States and the world will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Victory in Europe occurred on May 8, 1945, but the official end of the war came when Japan surrendered to the United States on August 15, 1945. Some students may have family members who remember World War II, but most only know the hardships both at home and in foreign war zones thr...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Historical Fiction, History, Military, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Fiction, Children's Fiction
Size: 23 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
8 reviews

Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans (Heroes and Gods, Ancient Myths)

by Ross Tanner

Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans
Did you know that Zeus loved many women, both goddesses and mortals?

Did you know that he turned himself into golden rain for one damsel who was locked away in a tower, and turned himself into a swan for another beauty?

Did you know that he kidnapped one young princess which led to her brother founding the city of Thebes?

And did you know that, to protect his own power, Zeus swallowed his first wife, just as Cronus had swallowed his own children in a previous age?

Greek myth is full of fascinating tales of Titans and Olympian gods. Some of it makes us wonder if there might be some hint of truth behind those stories, no matter how outrageous they may sound. What parts of those s...

Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.50 / 5
2 reviews

Spain: Experience Spain! The Go Smart Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Spain (Spain Travel Guide - Barcelona - Holiday - Vacation - Madrid)

by Go Smart Travel Guides

See The Real Spain

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Experience Spain! The Go Smart Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Spain

Are you an avid traveler who loves to explore places? Are you looking to travel to Spain? In A Travel Guide To Spain, you are going to find some of the best travelling tips and details which can help you in preparing the perfect itinerary and exploring the true beauty and charm of Spain.

What You Will Learn In This Book?

If you are wondering as to what you will learn when going through this book, here are some of the points you will come across.

• The best seasons for travelling to Spain
• The top 5 cities you must visit in Spain
• The bigges...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Travel, Continental Europe
Size: 57 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

France: Experience France! The Go Smart Guide To Getting The Most Out Of France (Going to France? Get this Guide First!)

by Go Smart Travel Guides

See the Real France

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Discover France today. Go Smart Guide: France is your passport to a new world.

France is a place of romance, cuisine that will make your mouth water, and places that are beautiful, cultural and historic. You’ll find that there are many places that you can go, but this book concentrates on five main places that is a must for anyone going to France. From Paris to Cognac, you’ll find a cities that are picturesque and historical.

From fine dining to local cafes, this book will give you a direction on where to find the best food as well as the best places to stay for a luxurious and comfortable experience. Planning you trip can be the hardest part, but if you know w...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Travel, Continental Europe
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Fear and Loathing in the North: Jews and Muslims in Medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region

by Cordelia Heß and Jonathan Adams

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Genre: Fiction, History, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Religion & Spirituality
Size: 402 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
11 reviews

Black Knights: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (Blood and Treasure Book 1)

by Oliver Poole

The riveting ‘Band of Brothers’ tale of a young British journalist embedded in a US tank corps known as the Black Knights as they spearheaded the push into Baghdad in spring 2003.

Black Knights is an extraordinarily vivid, gripping and moving fly-on-the-wall account of what frontline combat action meant in the first major war of the twenty-first century. Written by a young journalist who was the only British daily newspaper reporter to be embedded with the US military during the operation in Iraq, this book unflinchingly describes the modern face of battle, and the young soldiers who fought in it.

The tank and infantry company known as the 'Black Knights' was the first unit in the US Third Infantry Division to engage in combat when, twelve hours after crossing...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Homeworker Helper Book 29)

by Sal Galvan and M.D. Jones

On March 25, 1911 a tragic fire spread through a garment factory in New York. While trying to escape, many of the workers inside found the doors locked. In order to save their lives, immigrant workers (mostly Jewish and Italian) jumped from the 8th and 9th levels of the building. In this fire an estimated 146 people were killed. Written by Sal Galvan of Long Beach California, "The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire" is a research dissertation that studied the accounts , of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. S. Galvan argues that--while the practices of the managers were common of the Gilded Age--the fault of this tragedy still lies on the management for the incineration of 146 adolescents and young adults. The company had a complete disregard for the safety of its workers. On five separate occasions add...

Genre: History, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education
Size: 7 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
7 reviews

Long Time Walk On Water (Vol.1)

by Joan Barbara Simon

A black woman and single mum, starting over. A white man who wants something more. Will they take a chance on each other? Everyting gonna be alright?London, 1960. Rose is looking for a new start. Thousands of miles away from her Caribbean home, she scrapes together money to send for her children while adjusting to a strange, new world.Jack’s life is full of disillusionment. He cares little for his council flat, his town, or even his wife. The only thing that gives his life sparkle? His Jamaican friends down at the docks.When Jack meets Rose at a bus stop, a new and unexpected future unfolds…If you like rich settings and realistic characters: Long Time Walk on Water. This captivating multicultural historical novel with its splash of something quite unique, its touch of romance, reggae s...

Genre: Fiction, History, World, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 300 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2019 onward  

Taiwan and China: Fitful Embrace

by Lowell Dittmer

A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. China’s relation to Taiwan has been in constant contention since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949 and the creation of the defeated Kuomintang (KMT) exile regime on the island two months later. The island’s autonomous sovereignty has continually been challenged, initially because of the KMT’s insistence that it continue to represent not just Taiwan but all of China—and later because Taiwan refused to cede sovereignty to the then-dominant power that had arisen on the other side of the Taiwan Strait. One thing that makes Taiwan so politically difficult and yet so intellectually...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, International
Size: 284 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Building the American Republic, Volume 1: A Narrative History to 1877

by Harry L. Watson

Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse readership by addressing what we all share: membership in a democratic republic, with joint claims on its self-governing tradition. It will be one of the first peer-reviewed American history textbooks to be offered completely free in digital form.Volume 1 starts at sea and ends on the battlefield. Beginning with the earliest Americans and the arrival of strangers on the eastern shore, it then moves through colonial society to the fight for independence and the construction of a federalist republic. From there, it explai...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Political History & Theory
Size: 640 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Prehistoric Mobility and Diet in the West Eurasian Steppes 3500 to 300 BC: An Isotopic Approach (Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt Book 25

by Claudia Gerling

The West Eurasian steppes in the Eneolithic, the Early Bronze and the Iron Age were largely inhabited by communities believed to show an elevated level of spatial mobility that is often linked to their subsistence economy. Questions concerning the mobility and migration as well as the diet and economy of these communities were approached by applying isotope analysis, resulting in a greater understanding of the lifeways they led....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 402 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

An Historical Geography of Tourism in Victoria, Australia: Case Studies

by Ian Clark

This work is concerned with the emergence of tourism in colonial Victoria, Australia, and is part of ongoing research into understanding the ‘tourism era of discovery’. It deals with the processes of opening up new attractions and its focus is the embryonic or emergent phase in which natural attractions become the subject of tourist visitation. It is contextualized in the study of eight tourism sites that are the primary focus of this work....

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Reference, History, Australia & Oceania, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: 210 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Polemics and Patronage in the City of Victory: Vyasatirtha, Hindu Sectarianism, and the Sixteenth-Century Vijayanagara Court (South Asia Across the Disciplines)

by Valerie Stoker

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.   How did the patronage activities of India’s Vijayanagara Empire (c. 1346–1565) influence Hindu sectarian identities? Although the empire has been commonly viewed as a Hindu bulwark against Islamic incursion from the north or as a religiously ecumenical state, Valerie Stoker argues that the Vijayanagara court was selective in its patronage of religious institutions. To understand the dynamic interaction between religious and royal institutions in this period, she focuses on the career of the Hindu intellectual and monastic leader Vyasatirtha. An agent of the state and a powerful religious authority, V...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Hinduism, Religious Studies
Size: 232 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Ginseng and Borderland: Territorial Boundaries and Political Relations Between Qing China and Choson Korea, 1636-1912

by Seonmin Kim

A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.  Ginseng and Borderland explores the territorial boundaries and political relations between Qing China and Choson Korea during the period from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuries. By examining a unique body of materials written in Chinese, Manchu, and Korean, and building on recent studies in New Qing History, Seonmin Kim adds new perspectives to current understandings of the remarkable transformation of the Manchu Qing dynasty (1636–1912) from a tribal state to a universal empire. This book discusses early Manchu history and explores the Qing Empire’s policy of controlling Manchuria and Ch...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, International
Size: 224 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (South Asia Across the Disciplines)

by Rajeev Kinra

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Writing Self, Writing Empire examines the life, career, and writings of the Mughal state secretary, or munshi, Chandar Bhan “Brahman” (d. c.1670), one of the great Indo-Persian poets and prose stylists of early modern South Asia.  Chandar Bhan’s life spanned the reigns of four different emperors, Akbar (1556-1605), Jahangir (1605-1627), Shah Jahan (1628-1658), and Aurangzeb ‘Alamgir (1658-1707), the last of the “Great Mughals” whose courts dominated the culture and politics of the subcontinent at the height of the empire’s power, territorial reach, and global influence.  As a high-caste H...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory
Size: 394 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Chateau de Blois: Simple Guide (Chateaux of the Loire Valley)

by Miroslav Kucera

First great site in the Loire Valley to discover coming from Paris, the Royal Chateau of Blois offers a true panoramic survey of art and history of the chateaux of the Loire Valley and sets a good introduction to their visit. Residence of 7 kings and 10 queens of France, the Royal Chateau of Blois is a site reminiscent of the power and daily life at court in the Renaissance, as do testify the royal apartments, furnished and embellished with magnificent polychromatic decors....

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Travel, Continental Europe
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Imperial Matter: Ancient Persia and the Archaeology of Empires

by Lori Khatchadourian

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. What is the role of the material world in shaping the tensions and paradoxes of imperial sovereignty? Scholars have long shed light on the complex processes of conquest, extraction, and colonialism under imperial rule. But imperialism has usually been cast as an exclusively human drama, one in which the world of matter does not play an active role. Lori Khatchadourian argues instead that things—from everyday objects to monumental buildings—profoundly shape social and political life under empire. Out of the archaeology of ancient Persia and the South Caucasus, Imperial Matter advances powerful new analytical ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 332 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

Red Zone: Five Bloody Years in Baghdad (Blood and Treasure Book 2)

by Oliver Poole

This eyewitness account reveals the truth about Baghdad's Red Zone during the American occupation, and describes the reality of daily life as the city descended into bloody civil war. How do you cheer on your national football team when you're terrified to step outside your front door? What's it like to go to the shops when your biggest fear is being blown up by a suicide bomber? Or risk being shot at a roadblock when you drive your pregnant wife to hospital?

As the Daily Telegraph's Baghdad bureau chief, Oliver Poole first arrived in Iraq in 2003, crossing the Kuwait border in the bank of a US armoured vehicle. Once in Baghdad his home would become a hotel room in the middle of the city's Red Zone, one of the most dangerous places on earth. He tells how the war changed this ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 289 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
8 reviews

Building the American Republic, Volume 2: A Narrative History from 1877

by Jane Dailey

Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse readership by addressing what we all share: membership in a democratic republic, with joint claims on its self-governing tradition. It will be one of the first peer-reviewed American history textbooks to be offered completely free in digital form.The American nation came apart in a violent civil war less than a century after ratification of the Constitution. When it was reborn five years later, both the republic and its Constitution were transformed. Volume 2 opens as America struggles to regain its footing, reeling fro...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Political History & Theory
Size: 472 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Constructions of Cancer in Early Modern England: Ravenous Natures (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine)

by Alanna Skuse

This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. Cancer is perhaps the modern world's most feared disease. Yet, we know relatively little about this malady's history before the nineteenth century. This book provides the first in-depth examination of perceptions of cancerous disease in early modern England. Looking to drama, poetry and polemic as well as medical texts and personal accounts, it contends that early modern people possessed an understanding of cancer which remains recognizable to us today. Many of the ways in which medical practitioners and lay people imagined cancer – as a 'woman's disease' or a 'beast' inside the body – remain strikingly familiar, and they helped to make this disease a byword for treachery and cruelty in discussions of religion, culture and politics. Equal...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
3 reviews

Delphi: Digest (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Edition)

by Rosicrucian Order AMORC and Julie Scott

This issue of the Rosicrucian Digest presents a compendium of materials that provide a solid introduction to the most important aspects of Delphi....

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Redefining Health Care Systems

by Robert H. Brook

This book provides a scientific and personal perspective on health services research over the last half-century. Its essays and commentaries suggest how that science base, constructed over decades of sustained effort, can stimulate innovative thinking about ways to make health care systems safer, more efficient, more cost-effective, and more patient-centered....

Genre: History, Americas, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
4 reviews

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Papyrus of Ani is a papyrus manuscript with cursive hieroglyphs and illustrations created c. 1250 BCE, in the 19th dynasty of the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt. Egyptians compiled an individualized book for certain people upon their death, called the Book of Going Forth by Day, more commonly known as the Book of the Dead, typically containing declarations and spells to help the deceased in their afterlife. The Papyrus of Ani is the manuscript compiled for the Theban scribe Ani.It was stolen from an Egyptian government storeroom in 1888 by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge, as described in his two-volume By Nile and Tigris, for the collection of the British Museum where it remains today. Before shipping the manuscript to England, Budge cut the seventy-eight foot scroll into thirty-seven sheets of n...

Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2019 onward  

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