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Winds of Valor
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Winds of Valor is the second book in historian Carol Harp Norman's "The Texas Wind" series. It is the story of James Campbell, one of the first Texas Rangers. He worked valiantly during the conflict of The War of Independence from Mexico in his mission to bring justice to Texas between 1831-1840. Here is an up close, authentic look at Texas' fight against Mexico and the battle of the Alamo.
The Footsteps of Barack Obama in A Changing America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This book about the president of the United States who is a son of a non-American father, is written from a unique perspective of a US immigrant who lived to witness the changing American society through the history of 6 most recent elections of a US president. The book dwells in fascinating detail about the importance of US role in its global leadership towards a more perfect society.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
Bushwhacked at the Flora-Bama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The fascinating true story of the iconic bar on the Alabama-Florida Line...with patriarch Joe Gilchrist.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
When Justice Came to the Plains— Judge William Gaslin, Jr., and Frontier Law in Western Nebraska, 1876‒1889
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Judge William Gaslin has been compared to Judge Isaac Parker and Judge Roy Bean because all three sternly handed out justice on the western frontier in the 1800s. Gaslin administered the sixth judicial district of Nebraska, more than 70,000 square miles infested with gangs, horse and cattle thieves, and other criminals. Gaslin's story is told in rollicking prose underpinned by scholarly rigor.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
Coney Island Odyssey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the story of the largely unknown work that the Daughters of Charity performed as nurses during the Civil War. They were the only trained nurses in the country at the start of the war and as such, their services were sought after by both the Union and Confederate governments.
La tempesta dei bambini
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dall’autore pluripremiato David Laskin, con oltre 100.000 copie vendute, adottato come libro di testo nelle università e nelle scuole superiori americane, "La tempesta dei bambini" è la storia straziante e bellissima di un possente colpo di natura che sconvolse le Grandi Pianure americane e infranse i sogni dei pionieri del West.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
The Obamanation of Desolation: An Immaculate Deception
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Abraham Lincoln: “A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND” Apostle PAUL: an Ex-TERROIST: “WE wrestle not with flesh and blood but with Principalities, POWER and SPIRITUAL WICDKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES” Arkansas Baptist Preacher: “HILLARY CLINTON----“Jezebel times two!!” A very Wicked Woman!” OBAMA HATES==Our GOD, Our GUNS, Our GUTS And OIL!!!! POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: The Ultimate ENEMA of EVIL!!!!
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Sam Smith, Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore & Helped Win the War of 1812
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Sam Smith saved America in the War of 1812! Discover how our nation was preserved in the "second war for independence." 200 years ago, the British sought to retake America and almost succeeded, until they met 62 year old Sam Smith, Major General, sitting U.S. Senator, owner of a shipping company in Baltimore, and distinguished veteran of the American Revolution. Meet this Star-Spangled Hero today!
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
the Plot to Kill Lee Harvey Oswald
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Martian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
After fifty years, there have been thousands of books on JFK's assassination and yet no resolution. Perhaps by examining the plot to kill the alleged assassin, one might make some better headway on the case. It could be Oswald's death may be the key to unlocking the entirety of the conspiracy to kill Kennedy. The parallels with the Lincoln assassination are obvious when stripped to the bare bones.