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Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
Lost Treasures of the Ozarks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The rugged and lonely Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas hold many secrets; buried treasures and lost mines are just a few of them. From stacks of Spanish silver and gold bars, to lost silver mines, to hidden outlaw loot, the tales of buried and lost riches are abundant in the folklore of the Ozarks. Follow along as folklorist and researcher Bud Steed takes you on a journey of hidden riches
Ozarks Ghosts and Hauntings
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
The rocky hills and dark valleys of the Ozark Mountains hold many secrets for those bold enough to go in search of them. From the grieving ghost of the Ozark’s Madonna to the dangerous apparition who haunts the Irish Wilderness, ghosts and legends abound in the Ozarks. A long settled land, the Ozarks has seen its fair share of tragedy and turmoil; from accidents to civil war battles the Ozarks
Engage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » American
Compatriot Dr. Troy Clark signals permanent losses to religious liberty in America as an eroding pillar undergirding basic freedoms enjoyed by all U.S. citizens. Churches remain largely paralyzed and unmobilized politically, as large swaths of freedom in America disappear forever. Yet, what is a Christian’s role in politics? Dr. Clark delivers a powerful response challenging Christians today.
The Oldest City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A collection of 24 accounts of famous people and events in 450 years of St. Augustine history in 1,000-word briefs. St. Augustine’s struggles for survival 200 years before the American Revolution / the Spanish defenders and English attackers / the Seminole War Chief Osceola / the Castillo de San Marcos / the magnificent Hotel Ponce de Leon and the first free back settlement.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
The American Revolution as an Economic Movement
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
This particular short essay on the causes of the American Revolution, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, provides readers with an argument that economic considerations primarily drove the colonists to revolution. Our Continuing Education Series helps to provide thoughtful consideration of important historical and literary questions.
Best of the West 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
Early Railroads of New York's Capital District
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
“Early Railroads of New York’s Capital District” is a thorough history of the Capital Region’s early railroad history from 1826 to the turn of the century, featuring the first three railroads in the state. It details such famous railroads as the Mohawk and Hudson, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Delaware and Hudson, and New York Central, as well as the first horse car and trolley lines.
Lost Industries of Albany County, New York
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From its origins as a fur trading post before the Revolution to its transformation into New York’s capital and the hub of transportation networks, Albany County became one of the earliest and greatest industrial centers of America. Albany’s little-known industrial era, which has largely faded into history, is contained in this one well-illustrated volume for the first time.
Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America" tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Images, Chronology, Statues of Girls, Source Note, Bibliography/Webliography. The 2016 ebook is a revised edition of the bestselling, awarding-winning book with the same title (Scholastic, 2000).
Brother Booker Ashe - It's Amazing What The Lord Can Do
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » American
A biography of America's premier Black monk, aka Milwaukee's Ghetto Friar Tuck. Brother Booker Ashe was many things to many people. A famous clergyman, a civil rights leader, an inner city icon, a national black celebrity, a civic cornerstone, a chef, a theatrical buff, and a brother to all. Talented, charismatic, dynamic & multifaceted - everyone who met the man has a different story to tell.
Запретная история России. Сборник 2
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The collection includes works by various authors, lifts the veil on the concealment of the fact of the existence of Perm, Tartary, and a cosmic catastrophe 1812-16 in the Northern Hemisphere, questioning the traditional base of Washington in the 18th century.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
The True History of Lincoln's Assassination
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
After reading Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address and realizing Lincoln’s firm determination to honor the oath that he had taken to “protect and defend” the Constitution of the United States and the Union, the author spent over fourteen years searching the shelves of used-book stores and libraries in the Washington D.C area for pertinent, fact-based material; accumulating over sixty sources.
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America -March Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This March edition covers the historical events of March. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier.
Before Madoff - The Forgotten Frauds of American History - Volume I
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » History » American
Taken from the all but forgotten pages of American history, Before Madoff brings alive the extraordinary rogues who perpetrated the most astonishing swindles, frauds and embezzlements of their day. Filled with marvelous illustrations, it is a stunning chronicle of fraudsters and their crimes, weaving these fascinating stories into the retelling of some of America’s most important historical events
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - February Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles: February 03, 1743 Philadelphia Establishes a "Pest House" February 07, 1775 - Ben Franklin Delivers An Imaginary Speech February 15, 1493 - Half of Columbus' Crew Imprisoned in the Azores Islands February 22, 1732 - George Washington Born These stories and more include some well-known historical event