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Twist: Short Stories from Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Social history
As a Jewish freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison right after WWII, Ed Semon began adult life. He went on to be a businessman, a teacher, a husband and father, the kind of man who was interesting to others and interested in others. This collection is filled with vignettes featuring people who left an impression on him and his own experiences, in total: a life story, a rich tapestry.
Henrietta Taylor: Scottish Historian and First World War Nurse
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Henrietta Tayler, (1869-1951), was a remarkable woman. She was born into the Scottish gentry and might have lived a life of ease. Instead, she devoted herself to scholarship and helping others.
The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
The Heroines Club: A Mother-Daughter Empowerment Circle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,460. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Heroines Club offers nourishing guidance and a creative approach for mothers and daughters, aged 7+, to learn and grow together through the study of women’s history. Each month focuses on a different heroine, featuring athletes, inventors, artists, and revolutionaries from around the world, including Frida Kahlo, Rosalind Franklin, Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank, Maya Angelou and Malala Yousafzai.
Igala Heritage People, Politics and Power
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A detailed history of Igala rich cultural and traditional heritage, taking in to account its people, politics and power
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
Exeter Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Contemporary diary extracts and photos relating to Exeter University in the 1950s, Dartmoor and the Devon Coast.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys
Price: Free! Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Lacrosse
The development of sport as a social pastime began to grow from the mid-19th century when working people began to enjoy the concept of the "weekend" when they did not work. This exploration of sporting pastimes at Seaham Harbour covers the period from 1835 through to the mid-20th century when sport and recreational activities were woven into the very social fabric of every-day life in the town.
How to Piss Off An African and Other Interesting African Facts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Brian Mulipah. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the self-proclaimed #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Bobby Winfrey, here is a discovery of Africa and some answers to everything you wanted to know about Africa.
The Land is Bright
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
From an English manor, to a log cabin in the British Columbia interior. An eye-opening adventure through the eyes of a new arrival. Alert, imaginative writing.
The Boarder : Can't Wait To Be A Boarder
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 31,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A boarder is nothing that has ever crossed your mind....................Based on a true story.
Petróleo, mucho más que oro negro (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 30)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
En esta edición, El Desafío de la Historia ofrece a nuestros lectores un dossier que toma el tema del petróleo en Venezuela y lo mira desde variados ángulos. El petróleo fue el factor que transformó la vida cotidiana de millones de venezolanos y lo que antes era un país predominantemente rural se convirtió en un país lleno de metrópolis modernas.
Heritage Village
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The land has been cleared and leveled; and, all that is needed is a consensus by eBook readers everywhere that the Heritage Village project in Anguilla in the Caribbean provides them with a unique opportunity to each make a vital difference upon the lives of its residents and a positive impact on its economy that has suffered greatly since the global recession began in 2008.
Tackle Them Low
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This book tracks the lives of at least five senior age football clubs, based in a village, over the last eighty years or more. League table details for almost all seasons are included. The book also provides additional background information linked to the clubs and some local history.
Voices From a Disused Quarry: An Oral History of the Centre for Alternative Technology
Price: $9.02 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by annika.faircloth@cat.org.uk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Voices from a disused quarry tells the story of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), using the oral testimonies of over 60 participants during a three year oral history project.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Jersey! Then . . . Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of 36 short stories about New Jersey historic people and events. Suffragettes, boxers, hurricanes, gangs, hot air balloonists, con artists, politicians, inventors, women in the war effort, military heroes and more-- it all happened in New Jersey!
1970’s Billericay Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
1970’s Billericay Boy is the story of a boy growing to early manhood in the Seventies and transports the reader slap-bang into the middle of a world of ‘bunking’ off school, getting the ‘whack’, smoking Players’ cigarettes at the top of the school field and ‘getting off’ with ‘birds’ at the back of the Archer Hall disco. The book is as hilarious, moody and sad as the lives of many teenagers of th