Free history Kindle books for 28 Apr 13

At Table with the Lord – Foods of the First Century

by E. G. Lewis

Readers say â?? “A great read that makes the First Century come alive. I particularly liked the recipes”â?¦”Everything is well-documented with surprising depth of detail. I feel like I’ve lived there alongside these ancient peoples.”â?¦”This little book, so chocked full of information, is deeply-researched. Serious at times and humorous at othersâ?¦” “A wonderful resource for the home-schooling Momâ?¦”
Relying upon the Bible and extensive research for his popular Seeds of Christianityâ?¢ Series, E. G. Lewis presents an interesting and informative study on foods, cooking and day-to-day life in the early Christian era. All major food groups are covered with specific chapters on Spices & Herbs, Fruits & Nuts, Grains, Vegetables, Salad Greens, Fish & Fowl, Meat, Milk & Cheese, Sweets and Sweeteners, and even one on What They Didn’t Have. Includes bonus chapters on Aviculture, Apiculture, Ancient Beers and Wines, Olive Oil, Manna, the Gladiator’s Diet and lots of Recipes you can try at home.

John Browning: Man and Gunmaker

by James Barrington

John Browning was the most influential gun designer who ever lived. After building his first firearm at the age of thirteen, he went on to create a series of radical blueprints for pistols, rifles and machine guns that changed the way wars were fought and streets were policed.

His fingerprints are still on every gun manufactured today.

But who was the man behind the weapons?

How did he manage to revolutionise the way guns worked?

And what drove him to keep innovating right through his life.

‘John Browning: Man and Gunmaker’ by the best-selling military thriller writer James Barrington is a readable, concise history to the man and his legacy.

It is a must-read for gun collectors, enthusiasts and anyone interested in the history of firearms.

James Barrington is a trained military pilot and the author of worldwide best-sellers such as ‘Manhunt’, ‘Payback’ and ‘Overkill’.

Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent digital publisher.

The Celtic Fox

by Cornelia Amiri

A Celtic prince, Tryffin, searches for and finds his true love, Aelfrida, but to her, he’s a sworn enemy, she can never give her heart to him. Though Tryffin is a fearless champion in battling Saxons, fighting for Aelfrida’s love proves a greater challenge.

To save her foster father’s life, Aelfida, is forced to wed the powerful Prince, who led the war band she blames for slaying her parents. Sheâ??s surprised at what a powerful temptation he proves to be to her body and her heart. Everything rest on the Saxon bride’s choice of vengeance or love.

250 America’s Best Quotes 1763 to 2012

by Ming Kwok

Have fun learning more about America and American history in a simple and easy way! The America’s Best Quotes Series collects the best quotes of all time and helps you refresh your historical knowledge in a second! A must-read for every American!

Colonial Period
What did Patrick Henry say when the loyalists accused him of treason?
See year 1765

Formation of the United States
Did King George III say welcome to John Adams when they met in London?
See year 1785

Early National Era
What did Andrew Jackson say when there were rumors that he would run for President?
See year 1821

Civil War
What did Ulysses S. Grant say when Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate army to the Union?
See year 1865

Reconstruction and the Rise of Industrialization
What is Thomas Edison’s key to success?
See year 1877

Progressive Era and World War I
How did Theodore Roosevelt define “Americanism”?
See year 1917

Great Depression
What did Franklin D. Roosevelt tell the people to do in the midst of the Great Depression?
See year 1933

World War II
What order was given to the soldiers who were going to raise the Stars and Stripes on Iwo Jima?
See year 1945

Cold War and Civil Rights Movement
How did Louis Armstrong explain why he thought “we’re living in what a wonderful world”?
See year 1970

World Superpower
What did Colin Powell answer when he was asked about the U.S. intention to start a war against the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq?
See year 2003

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