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Five Years in the Himalayas, The Journals & Field Notes of Explorer M.G. Hawking

by M.G. Hawking

Composed from the journals of explorer M.G. Hawking’s five years in remote areas of the Himalayas, this book transports the reader into regions of our planet that in all history only a handful of people have experienced, a journey that leads to the discovery of the most refined and powerful knowledge possessed by the human race.Many years ago, on an extended trek into an inner region of the vast wilderness of the Great Himalayan Range, Hawking chanced on an unexpected find. In a majestic valley surrounded by towering ice peaks, he encountered a beautiful small village. In that community, called Siddhalaya by its residents, he had the privilege of meeting a number of truly extraordinary men and women. This encounter marked the beginning of sixty-two months Hawking spent in the Himalayan r...

Genre: History, World
Size: 155 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Cuban Missile Crisis: A History From Beginning to End

by Stephan Weaver

This book is about the Cuban Missile Crisis; it’s a short description of this controversial event and the factors that led up to it. The book tells you about the background, historical context, and the leading people involved in this event without going into excessive detail. It talks about the Cuban revolution, the Cold War, and the leaders of the principal countries involved.Inside you will read about...- The Cuban Revolution - The Cold War - Nikita Khrushchev - John F. Kennedy - Prelude To Crisis - Beginning of the Crisis - The Crisis Unfolds - The Crisis Ends - Lessons To Be LearnedAnd much more!...

Genre: History, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: 50 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

by Guy Gibson

A definitive new edition of a classic memoir, published in association with the RAF Museum, complete with more than 100 photographs and notes from leading historians.Guy Gibson was the leader of the famous Dambusters raid and Enemy Coast Ahead is a vivid, honest account, widely regarded as one of the best books on World War II. It is also an insider's account that sets down in clear, honest detail the challenges that the RAF faced in the war against Germany’s Luftwaffe.Tragically, Gibson died in September 1944, when his Mosquito crashed near Steenbergen in the Netherlands. He was aged just 26. This new book has been published to mark the 75th anniversary of his death and includes an introduction by James Holland, a historian and broadcaster; notes by Dr Robert Owen, the Official Historia...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Transportation
Size: 536 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

The Chesapeake: Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs - short stories, fish tales & The Country Philosopher: A Collection of Short Stories from the pages of The Chesapeake

by Ken Rossignol

Welcome aboard the third volume of THE CHESAPEAKE – This book, THE CHESAPEAKE: Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs, spans the decades of the lives of our writers and the times of the Chesapeake Tidewater region from 1900 to the present time.
A first person account of Chesapeake Bay bounty being harvested and provided to the national market is related by Capt. Joe Lore of Solomon’s Island, along with an interview with his father, Capt. J. C. Lore Sr. from fifty years earlier.
Pepper Langley relished his days of establishing his own business after his high school commencement speaker told him he had a gold mine in his back yard.
The story telling of Vi Englund is superb as she wrote vivid descriptions of going to sea. Get lost in the middle of roaring Atlantic sto...

Genre: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Sea Adventures, History, World, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 273 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.30 / 5
3 reviews

A Short History of Spain

by Mary Platt Parmele

The history of Spain dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In 1516, Habsburg Spain unified a number of disparate predecessor kingdoms; its modern form of a constitutional monarchy was introduced in 1813, and the current democratic constitution dates to 1978. After the completion of the Reconquista, the kingdoms of Spain were united under Habsburg rule in 1516. At the same time, the Spanish Empire began to expand to the New World across the ocean, marking the beginning of the Golden Age of Spain, during which, from the early 1500s to the 1650s, Habsburg Spain was among the most powerful states in Europe.Written in an engaging style, Mary Parmele’s concise study A Short History of Spain introduces readers to the key themes that have shaped modern Spain....

Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Psychiatry and Decolonisation in Uganda (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Yolana Pringle

This open access book investigates psychiatry in Uganda during the years of decolonisation. It examines the challenges facing a new generation of psychiatrists as they took over responsibility for psychiatry at the end of empire, and explores the ways psychiatric practices were tied to shifting political and development priorities, periods of instability, and a broader context of transnational and international exchange. At its heart is a question that has concerned psychiatrists globally since the mid-twentieth century: how to bridge the social and cultural gap between psychiatry and its patients? Bringing together archival research with oral histories, Yolana Pringle traces how this question came to dominate both national and international discussions on mental health care reform, includ...

Genre: History, Africa, Historical Study, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths
Size: 259 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
21 reviews

English Civil War: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

English Civil WarIn 1642, King Charles I and the elected Parliament of England went to war over the future of the Stuart kingdom. Over the next nine years three Civil Wars would be fought, devastating the populations of England, Scotland and Ireland and claiming a death toll of an estimated 800,000 people, including King Charles I himself. Inside you will read about...✓ Reasons to go to War✓ The First English Civil War: Choose Your Side✓ The First English Civil War: The War Begins✓ The First English Civil War: The War Spreads✓ The First English Civil War: A New Model Army✓ The Second Civil War✓ The Third Civil WarWith the authority of the monarchy, the freedom of Parliament and the power of religion at stake, the English Civil Wars decided the future of the Great Britain an...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Unsolved mysteries and secrets of history: Great powers of forgotten worlds

by Jennifer S. Dawson

Modern orthodox science does not recognize the existence of highly developed civilizations on our planet earlier than 5,000 years ago, but various esoteric teachings convince us that the first intelligent races were on Earth even millions of years before Christ.But the scientific world finds new evidence: myths that have long been considered fantasy are not at all invented. Ancient highly developed civilizations could really exist on our planet.In this book we will touch on both the ancient secrets and the modern mysteries that history presents to us.keywords:secrets of ancient civilizationsmysteries of historyunsolved mysteries of historydeveloped civilizations on our planetvarious esoteric teachingsancient secrets and the modern mysteries...

Genre: History, World
Size: 165 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.10 / 5
15 reviews

The Renaissance: A History From Beginning to End (Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Theresa of Avila, William Shakespeare, Martin Luther, Johannes Gutenberg)

by Hourly History

☆ The Renaissance ☆
During the Middle Ages, the nations of Europe forged new identities that moved them away from the lost glory of the Roman Empire into their own ethnicity. The experience of maturation was often clumsy and out of step, an evolutionary process that saw the nation's developing at their own pace as they struggled to replace the protection of Rome with their own home-grown strength. What the nations, once they were ready to be described in that manner, did have was the Roman Catholic Church, which defined itself as the spiritual protector of Christian believers. But the dutiful Christians of the Middle Ages who sought orthodoxy and for the most part obeyed the papal rules underwent a change when the Middle Ages ended. The Renaissance, or rebirth, was a period of ti...

Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

War of 1812: A History From Beginning to End

by Henry Freeman

War of 1812
The War of 1812 is often forgotten when we think about the history of the United States. Yet the effects of what seems a minor and insignificant conflict are far-reaching, even to today. The world settled into the roles it would play out for decades, and the boundaries of the United States and Canada would be set for the next two hundred years.

Inside you will read about...
✓ The Beginning of the War
✓ From Tippecanoe to War Hawks
✓ The War in the North
✓ The Battles of the Middle United States: Iowa and Lake Erie
✓ The Patriot’s War
✓ Washington in Flames
✓ A Bit About Pirates
✓ What is the impact of the War of 1812?
And much more!

Unlikely heroes would rise, leading to eve...

Genre: History, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.50 / 5
4 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, Literary Fiction, History, World, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 300 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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George Washington
George Washington, the first president of the United States, is much more than a monument on Mount Rushmore. Who was Washington, the general, president, and husband? He was first and foremost a man of impeccable honor which, despite military adversity and political wrangling, never abandoned him. The Founding Fathers who squabbled and competed amongst themselves did agree on one thing: only Washington could lead the country, first in the country’s military fight for freedom and then as the man charged with transforming thirteen individual states into a united country. But in his youth, George Washington did not intend to become the Father of his Country. As a younger son of a middling class Virginian, he intended to earn his living as a surveyor, and in that role,...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, World, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
14 reviews

THE CHESAPEAKE: Tidewater Sagas

by Ken Rossignol

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Genre: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Sea Adventures, History, World, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 401 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Finding Shambhala: In The Valley of Supreme Masters

by M.G. Hawking

Summer Reading Season Special Offer - Free on Kindle 6/24 thru 6/27 - Regular price $9.95 - Enjoy!Journey into the world of a profound legend through this unprecedented first-hand account and explore realities that for long millenniums have remained concealed under layers of myth and secrecy.Rarely has the world been so enduringly fascinated and inspired by an ancient legend as it has with the historically ubiquitous stories of Shambhala, the fabled hidden realm of highly enlightened sages and masters.Scholars relate that the ancient B’on treaties may be the earliest extant references to this mysterious realm, yet it is represented in many ancient traditions; scriptures of the 4000 year old pre-Tibetan Zhang Zhung culture, the Kalki texts, the Puranas, in the earliest texts of the Kalach...

Genre: History, World, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Spirituality, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help
Size: 126 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

A Journal of the Operations of the Queen's Rangers from the End of the Year 1777, to the Conclusion of the Late American War

by John Graves Simcoe

John Graves Simcoe (1752 - 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He founded York (now Toronto) and wasinstrumental in introducing institutions such as courts of law, trial by jury, English common law, and freehold landtenure, and also in the abolition of slavery in Canada.His long-term goal was the development of Upper Canada (Ontario) as a model community built on aristocratic andconservative principles, designed to demonstrate the superiority of those principles to the Republicanism and democracy ofthe United States. His energetic efforts were only partially successful in establishing a local gentry, a thriving Churchof England, and an anti-American c...

Genre: History, Reference, World
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

The Great Events of World History - Volume 1

by Rossiter Johnson

There are three different lines along which we have succeeded in securing some knowledge of these our distant ancestors, three telephones from the past, over which they send to us confused and feeble murmurings, whose fascination makes only more maddening the vagueness of their speech.First, we have the picture-writings, whether of Central America, of Egypt, of Babylonia, or of other lands. These when translatable bring us nearest of all to the heart of the great past. It is the mind, the thought, the spoken word, of man that is most intimately he; not his face, nor his figure, nor his clothes. Unfortunately, the translation of these writings is no easy task. Those of Central America are still an unsolved riddle. Those of Babylon have been slowly pieced together like a puzzle, a puzzle to ...

Genre: History, Ancient, World, Nonfiction
Size: 420 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
71 reviews

The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie Of Kentucky

by James Ohio Pattie

During an expedition from St. Louis, through the vast regions between that place and the pacific ocean, and thence back through the City of Mexico to Vera Cruz, during journeyings of six years; in which he and his father, who accompanied him, suffered unheared of hardships and dangers, had various conflicts with the indians, and were made captives, in which captivity his father died; together with a description of the country, and the various nation through which they passed.Timothy Flint....

Genre: History, World, Travel, Essays & Travelogues, Latin America
Size: 119 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2019 onward  

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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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The Secret World, The Himalayan Journals of Explorer M.G. Hawking: 2019 Edition Anthology

by M.G. Hawking

Explore the realities underlying historical traditions that have endured from the very threshold of history to the present day, the compelling accounts of a ‘Secret World’ concealed deep in the vast wilderness of the Great Himalayan Range.Scholars relate that the first mention of this now legendary ‘Secret World’ appears in the scriptures of the pre-Tibetan Zhang Zhung culture which arose some 4000 years ago on the remote Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Comprehensive references continue through the millennia in numerous esoteric texts: the sacred B’on treaties, manuscripts of the Kalki lore, the Puranas, the earliest texts of the Kalachakra Laghutantra, in the even older Kalachakra Mulatantra, and in the ancient wisdom traditions of civilizations throughout the Himalayan regions of Asia a...

Genre: History, World, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Occult, Spirituality, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help
Size: 124 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2019 onward  

Capitalism, Colonization, and Social Change (Sketches in the History of the Modern World Book 1)

by K.R. Harrison

Historical case studies from around the globe. Capitalism, Colonization and Social change illuminates the processes, transformations and conflicts that arose in the Modern World during the height of Western Imperialism. The historical sketches focus on three culturally and geopolitically distinct regions during the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries....

Genre: History, Americas, World, Nonfiction
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2019 onward  

Designing Worlds: National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization (Making Sense of History Book 24)

by Kjetil Fallan

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, World, Nonfiction
Size: 298 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

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 16 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
4 reviews

The Time Before Time

by Tracy Yates

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Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, History, World, Fairy Tales
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
2 reviews

World War I: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

World War I* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.World War I, or the Great War, was believed to be “the war to end all wars.” Because of the incredible extent of destruction and the staggering number of wounded and dead, even those who lived through it could scarcely comprehend its horror. Beginning in 1914, alliances between powerful nations soon plunged the world into a global conflict. Fighting—including miserable trench warfare—broke out in practically every corner of Europe and spread around the world to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Inside you will read about...✓ The Causes of World War I✓ The War in Europe: The Western Front✓ The War in the Balkans and the Ottoman ...

Genre: History, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Japan’s Arduous Rejuvenation as a Global Power: Democratic Resilience and the US-China Challenge

by Victor Teo

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Genre: History, Asia, World, Politics & Social Sciences, International, Practical Politics
Size: 242 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.70 / 5
4 reviews

iWarriors

by Frank Scozzari

In the early stages of the Syrian conflict, two brothers clash over the method to wage war....

Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Stories, History, Middle East, World, Nonfiction
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
9 reviews

The Duel: A Captivating Guide to the Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

by Captivating History

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Genre: Children's eBooks, History, World, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction, Biographies
Size: 158 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The World’s Strangest Forgotten Conspiracy Theories

by Conrad Bauer

Explore the World most astonishing and mystifying forgotten conspiracy theories. Not only are these possible cover-ups and controversial conspiracy theories fascinating, they will surprise you. Find out for yourself where the truth lies.
Everyone has that one theory they’re absolutely convinced is true. Occasionally, we all stray from the generally accepted facts and – when we’re eventually proved right – it’s an incredibly satisfying feeling. While these theories typically revolve around the mundane aspects of our day to day lives, there is the occasional theory that goes a little deeper. When we move away from the ordinary and towards the powerful, the influential, and the important, these theories begin to take on an additional level of significance. When you suspect tha...

Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices
Size: 81 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Bravery In The First World War

by Jack Donahue

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Genre: History, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: 195 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Tesla Vs Edison: A Captivating Guide to the War of the Currents and the Life of Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, World, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Physics
Size: 148 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

The Most Terrifying Places on Earth: Searching Through the World's Most Horrifying and Scary Locations

by Conrad Bauer

Prepare to be frightened...very frightened by these extraordinarily scary places most of us probably never knew existed!
The world around us is a scary place. With danger lurking around so many corners, the threats we can explain are often easily quantified and dismissed. Rather, it is the unexplainable, the paranormal and the strange which present the biggest threats to our psychological well-being. All across the planet, certain places and buildings have come to represent these abnormal and unexplainable phenomena. From ghosts to genocides, brutal murders to witches’ covens, these locations are both hyper specific and universal.
In almost every town, village or city, there is often an area where people are wary. A certain building people say is haunted, or a home they know ...

Genre: History, World, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Fun Facts, Religion & Spirituality, New Age
Size: 93 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 November 2019 onward  

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