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Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
By Jim Davenport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
By James L. Barbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
The American Civil War - U.S. Marines in Battle Fort Fisher, December 1864-January 1865 -War Between the States, Armstrong Gun, USS New Ironsides, Cape Fear
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the long and storied history of the Marine Corps, its contributions to the Union effort during the Civil War have often been relegated to a mere footnote.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
By Charles Mulford Robinson
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Baptism, Children and Festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 2. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 32 historical photographs (with original captions)about a baptism, children and festivals in Nain - Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada.(Cover photograph: Jo and Sam Dicker)
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Supplying Washington's Army - Quartermaster, Transportation, Forage Department, Clothing the Troops, Ordnance in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,800. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Timeline of the American Revolution, Featuring the Content of Original Documents by George Washington, Continental Congress, Thomas Paine, Others
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 157,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This authoritative timeline of the American Revolution includes the text of numerous original documents of the era, providing extraordinary insight into the thoughts and plans of key players in the drama, including General George Washington.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): United States Army and the Forging of a Nation, from Colonial Militia to the Continental Army in the American Revolution, Valley Forge, Yorktown
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical work produced by the U.S. Army Center of Military History about the overall history of the American Revolution. Excerpted from the Army Historical Series - American Military History, Volume 1, Second Edition, it provides a great overview of the Revolutionary War from the beginnings to the surrender of Cornwallis and Yorktown.
American Revolution Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the Revolutionary War (War of Independence) - Army and Navy, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Valley Forge, Unique Stories
By Progressive Management
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 753,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the American Revolutionary War. With twenty-two chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
Tombstone
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Tombstone [The British Government’s Cover-Up] Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Part 1/3] Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries [Vol 5a] Copyright 2012 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition What was really going on behind the scenes? For the first time, declassified official British Government papers shine new light on amongst other things, Government mismanagement as
Rooted Forever in History
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rooted Forever in History Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 9 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Rooted Forever in History consists of Llewelyn Pritchard’s original research notes about previously classified British Government documents regarding the troubled History of Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from 1934 – 1947...
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Read about the original Oral History interview with Mrs. Kathleen Squire (formerly James) known as “Bunty” or “Bunty James”...
Legacy Port Hope Simpson Town, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Legacy Port Hope Simpson Town, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 3 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Legacy is based on previously classified British Government documents seen here for the first time.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.