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Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
america's fifth revolution A federation of nations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The United States has endured continuous revolutions since its conception: the Agrarian Revolution 1800-1850, the Industrial Revolution 1850-1900, the Social Welfare Revolution 1900-1950, the Technological Revolution 1950-2000 and the Information Revolution 2000-?
The Suncomers; Girls' SF by a 9 Year Old, circa 1961 Chapter 1, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A girl's SF by a nine year old in 1961 is a young work that FEMSPEC sometimes includes. Since “girls have the same fantasies of omni potence and infinite transformation boys do,” a nine year old girl shows the early attention to the joys of space invasion.Her "found" fiction contains three yellow people: Sunny, Beamer, and Ray, aliens equipped with an English dictionary.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
LA SEGUNDA GUERRA MUNDIAL- cronologia dia a dia.
Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 140,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, cronologia dia a dia, desde 1933 a 1946.
El Joven Hitler 2 (Hitler adolescente)
Series: El Joven Hitler. Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Te hayas, lector, ante la novela que narra la infancia y primeros años de adolescencia de Adolf Hitler. Conocerás a Alois, un padre violento y alcohólico, a su hermanos, a sus profesores y un misterio, el de los demonios de la mente, que el pequeño Adolf deberá enfrentar para salvar su vida y mostrar su verdadera personalidad.
How Town Gas Came To Eton Wick
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2015 by EtonWickHistory. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The story of gas distribution in Eton Wick long with what the Harding family did in the village between the 1920's and 1980's.
Same War Different Battlefields
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
Simple History: A simple guide to World War I - CENTENARY EDITION
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Jump into the muddy trenches of World War I and on the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting weapons, tanks, planes & technology of combat. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way.
In The Footsteps Of Columbus (Annotated) Introduction and Biography Included
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The book “In the Footsteps of Columbus” by Annie. J. Cannon was originally published in 1893. This annotated version contains an Introduction to the book with historical context to help the reader understand Miss Cannon’s world in the 1890s and a detailed biography of Annie J. Cannon is included at the end of her book.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Magic, Religion & Cannabis
Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Leela is the ancient spirit running through all things that birthed the universe according to Krishna. The word translates as "play, without profit or motive other than fun," and it's this vibration that all sacred clowns in history devoutly follow.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.
Battles of the Pacific War 1941 - 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: British English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a concise, yet detailed, historical account of the Pacific War that recounts some of the largest battles in the Pacific Theatre. Famous 20th century battles in the vast seas, islands and jungles of the Pacific region, beginning with the devastating Japanese airstrike at Pearl Harbour.
Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He clashed with JFK in 1961 and 1962, and became noteworthy for his role in the saga of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963 and the Warren Commission in 1964. Walker could be a significant, overlooked suspect in the JFK assassination.
Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It is not generally recalled that Major General Edwin Anderson Walker, who led Federal Troops to racially *integrate* Little Rock High School in 1957, later led a riot against Federal Troops to keep Ole Miss University racially *segregated* in 1962. Walker's clash with JFK is of special interest.
A Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He led Federal Troops to racially integrate Little Rock High School in 1957, but after he resigned from the Army in November 1961, he led a riot against Federal Troops to keep Ole Miss University racially segregated in 1962. His role in the saga of the JFK assassination is of interest.