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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
UK Fixed-Wing Naval Aviation since 1912
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book complements RN Aircraft Carriers. From early RNAS flimsy seaplanes and floatplanes to the first FAA monoplanes,to the powerful WW II American fighters supplied LL operated in the Pacific. The FAA 'blooding' the Hellcat before the USN or USMC. WW II Corsair flying training in the US. Supermarine Seafire 'ops' in the Far East. The jets and Korean, Sea Harrier the Falklands, JHF 2006 end.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Our Little Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,440. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
‘Our Little Town’ tells of the life and spirit of a Victorian fishing village through the voices of one family across five generations. Elsie Johnstone has captured the memories of 28 members of a Lakes Entrance clan stemming from William Carstairs, a founder and legendary fisherman. It colourfully re-creates growing up in a town of a few hundred people heavily dependent on the sea for survival.
Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States of America fought hard to become an independent nation in the latter half of the eighteenth century. A select few of these battles are remembered more than others, and they overshadow one of the most decisive victories this budding nation acquired. Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger’s Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Summary
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 4
Series: Military History, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fourth of a four volume series contains the official manual of arms used by the regiment during the American Revolution. An English translation helps reenactors understand the steps used in military inspection drills and tactical maneuvers. Illustrated with vintage prints, several over 250 years old, clarify weapon commands. More Reenactors’ Notes useful in living history exhibitions.
Spain's Royal Corps of Engineers
Series: Military History, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth title in the Field Military Series covers the history of this elite military body from its early days until the early 1800s. Numerous photos and historical references support the accomplishments of the Corps in the Americas. This is the first in a planned set of three e-books, authored by a living history writer.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 2
Series: Military History, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
The second of a four volume series designed as a continued practical reenactors guide. Begins with highlights of the Siege of Pensacola; followed by a listing of American colonials who became associates of the regiment. Illustrated. Reenactors’ Notes give useful tips in making uniforms and accruements for living history displays.
El Regimiento de la Luisiana-Vol 3
Series: Military History, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
The third of a four volume series, designed as a continuation of a practical reenactors guide. More Reenactors’ Notes, not only useful in making uniforms and accruements, but for flag use. Illustrated; numerous pages of reference sources.
Humanism: The Untold Tale
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Humanism has a history and tradition as long and complex as any major religion, and older than most religions. It has traced a conceptual path around Eurasia, holding onto remnants of each place. Secular humanism has hidden much of this history from us. This book aims to redress the balance by exploring Humanism's path from China, through India, the Middle East, northern Africa and finally Europe.
North Oahu Awakens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
The Soldier, the Builder & the Diplomat
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The book consists of rapier-like literary thrusts into the lives of General George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Andrews (the builder of the Titanic), and Edward Grey (British Foreign Secretary before World War I). However spectacular their failures, it's generally agreed that these men (or, in the case of Edward Grey, the men around them) could have avoided disaster except for arrogance - a flaw that
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Inside: The major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights with all the additional Amendments included, and the Emancipation Proclamation, all with vibrant pictures, signature lists, and a BONUS page
The Many Lives of Tania Laveder, Russian World War II Survivor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Tania Laveder was completing her first year of medical school in Krasnodar, Russia, when she was drafted into World War II. Captured in 1942 in Crimea, in the catacombs outside Kerch, she was transferred to Germany, then to Italy, and finally to France’s Côte d’Azur, where she set out to reestablish her life. Two-and-a-half generations later, Tania at last shares her remarkable story.
The Voyage of the Whale Ship Esk in 1816
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1816 William Scoresby Jr. sailed to the Arctic whaling grounds with his ship the Esk. But what should have been a routine and profitable voyage became a struggle for survival on the Arctic ice.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
"Dear Darling Loulie"
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.