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release date: May 24, 2017
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The Little Books of Buddhism (8 Book Series)
From Book 1: The Little Book of Buddhist Meditation is designed to help you establish a regular meditation practice. It is based on the Buddha's original teachings. You will be guided step-by-step through establishing a posture, and basic meditation techniques like breath counting, sweeping, the practice of loving-kindness, walking meditation, and the use of "gathas", or short poems. There is also an explanation of chanting and how this can be used to establish the beginning of a sitting, to bring the mind into the present moment, and to reinforce the Buddha's teachings. There is also a description of what to do when problems occur, and how to establish a regular routine. This guide is intended to help you develop a sense of well-being, calm, serenity, and confidence, for a foundation that will serve you for many years to come.
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release date: May 24, 2017
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Thailand Diaries (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: 15 WEEKS - Grab your download today.

If you are seriously thinking about living in Thailand you need to read James King’s THAILAND DIARIES starting with 15WEEKS.

Witty, informative, often deliciously ‘tongue-in-cheek’ and full of typically British humour, is a must read for travellers, would be ex-pats and those who just enjoy humorous light reading.
Between Jun and Sep 2008 James King stayed for fifteen weeks on the tropical island of Phuket where he formed his first impressions of Thailand. He learned a little of what it would be like to live in Thailand permanently and he diarised his activities, observations and some unusual incidents which took place during his 15 week sojourn.
On arrival he had no intention of settling in Thailand permanently but when he gleaned valuable information about the Country and its people he changed his mind.
The Author recognises that many aspects of 15 WEEKS apply equally to women as they do to men even though he writes from a male point of view.
James writes more extensively about Thailand in Volumes 2 and 3.


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release date: Feb 15, 2017
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Lost Skills of the 19th Century: A practical guide to a variety of useful arts no longer widely known or practiced
Yearn to live in the past, but don’t know how to get there?

Lost Skills of the 19th Century is a wide-ranging collection of (mostly) useful arts no longer widely known or practiced, discovered in the pages of long-forgotten classics of Americana like The Practical Distiller, American Artillerist’s Companion, The Farmer’s Cabinet, The Orphan’s Friend and Housekeeper’s Assistant, The Ball-room Bijou, A Manual for Attendants in Hospitals for the Insane, The Prairie Traveler, Wilson’s Book of Recitations, Practical Hints for Furniture Men, How to Make a Shoe, Skilful Suzy, The White House Cookbook, and dozens of others.

Using detailed original instructions, commentary by the author, and hyperlinks to the full texts, which are instantly accessible in facsimile versions in the online archives, at no cost and without login, you can learn how to:

• Drive a horse-drawn carriage
• Roast a massive bison hump
• Track your enemies across the plains
• Build a sod house
• Refresh yourself with an air bath
• Stop a cattle stampede
• Dance the latest steps from the 1850s
• Amuse friends with tableaux vivants
• Dynamite stumps
• Keep a cow in your backyard
• Vaccinate yourself
And much, much more.

Lost Skills of the 19th Century has valuable tips and information for homesteaders, craftspeople, history enthusiasts, carpenters, historical reenactors, and survivalists – but most of all it’s a book to help you travel back in time to a younger and very different America.

Eric Smith has been a carpenter and contractor for over 30 years, and specializes in 19th and early 20th century home renovations. He’s also a former home improvement editor at The Family Handyman Magazine, and the editor or author of numerous how-to books and magazine articles.
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release date: Apr 30, 2017
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A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest
James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) was an American archaeologist, Egyptologist, and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago.
In 1901 he became director of the Haskell Oriental Museum at the university, where he continued to concentrate on Egypt. In 1905 Breasted was promoted to professor, and was the first chair in Egyptology and Oriental History in the United States. In 1919 he became the founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, a center for interdisciplinary study of ancient civilizations. Breasted was a committed field researcher, and had a productive interest in recording and interpreting ancient writings, especially from sources and structures that he feared may be lost forever.
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release date: May 13, 2017
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The Dark Ages - Book I of III
Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (1860-1946) was a British military historian.
His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering. Occasionally his interpretations have been challenged, especially his widely copied thesis that British troops defeated their Napoleonic opponents by firepower alone. Paddy Griffith, among modern historians, claims that the British infantry's discipline and willingness to attack were equally important.
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release date: May 13, 2017
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The Dark Ages - Book II of III
Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (1860-1946) was a British military historian.
His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering. Occasionally his interpretations have been challenged, especially his widely copied thesis that British troops defeated their Napoleonic opponents by firepower alone. Paddy Griffith, among modern historians, claims that the British infantry's discipline and willingness to attack were equally important.
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release date: May 13, 2017
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The Dark Ages - Book III of III
Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (1860-1946) was a British military historian.
His reconstructions of medieval battles from the fragmentary and distorted accounts left by chroniclers were pioneering. Occasionally his interpretations have been challenged, especially his widely copied thesis that British troops defeated their Napoleonic opponents by firepower alone. Paddy Griffith, among modern historians, claims that the British infantry's discipline and willingness to attack were equally important.
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release date: May 06, 2017
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High Albania
Mary Edith Durham (1863-1944) was a British traveller, artist and writer who became famous for her anthropological accounts of life in Albania in the early 20th century.
She sailed to Montenegro and began a love affair with the Balkans that lasted the rest of her life. This is her passionate account of life in the formidable mountainous terrain of Northern Albania.
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release date: Aug 18, 2016
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Norse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas and Heroes (Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology Book 1)

Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and Heroes


This book gives an overview of Norse mythology, telling some of the stories of the gods, giants and other creatures of that lost era before history began.

Though the world came to know of the Norse and their legends through Roman interaction about the time of Christ, most of what we came to know were handed down from folk tales gathered by native writers like Snorri Sturluson (c. 1179–1241). This was from a time when the Norse had already been converted to Christianity. Some of what Sturluson wrote was clearly influenced by Christian beliefs of the time. As with all sources, we have to assume at least a little bit of bias was involved. The age of belief in the Norse gods had ended. We can only guess how much of those old beliefs were left out because they may have been incompatible with the new beliefs of Christendom. Sturluson gathered the tales in a work now known as the Prose Edda.

Several anonymous writers of the pre-Christian era created poems which have collected in what is now called the Poetic Edda. These pre-date Sturluson’s work and thus are far more likely to give us insights into the thinking and attitudes of the early Norse people.

Danish scholar Saxo Grammaticus gave us a Latin language version of Danish history, Gesta Danorum, written in the twelfth century. But even earlier, we have more matter-of-fact writing of Roman historian Tacitus in the first century, discussing the tribes of the region they called Germania.

As with most stories, it’s best to start at the beginning. And as with any story of gods, we start with the Norse version of creation.

Within this book, you'll find the answers to these questions and more. Just some of the questions and topics covered include


  • Norse Creation Story
  • The Nine Realms
  • Gods and the “Giants” of Jötunheim
  • Midgard and the Humans
  • Elves, Dwarves, Trolls and Valkyries
  • Odin, Frigg, Thor, and Loki
  • The Death of Baldr
  • Conflict Between the Realms
  • English Days of the Week
  • And more!

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release date: May 06, 2017
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Greek Mythology: Tales of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters & Mythical Beasts

Greek Mythology


Download This Amazing Guide Today! Available To Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet!

With the vast number of translations and versions from many authors, it can be difficult to find a comprehensive collection of tales and epics regarding Greek Mythology.
With this book, readers no longer have to consult numerous sources to get their dose of ancient mythology! Detailing major events including the Titanomachy and the Trojan War, you will be able to familiarise and, perhaps even relive the stories about some of the greatest heroes and the mightiest gods that reigned during this time.
Not only the legends and the gods, but also the other interesting and bizarre creatures of myth. Readers will also get descriptions on some of the epic heroes such as Jason, Perseus and Theseus. Follow in the footsteps and learn more about the quests they participated in and what made them become who they are.

Here Is A Preview Of What’s Included…


  • Heroes
  • Titans
  • The Titanomachy
  • The Trojan War
  • Creation Myths
  • Archeological Sources
  • 12 Gods Of Olympus
  • Much, Much More!

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