Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | Military | War | Biography | History of things | Family history | Civilization | World | Russian | Modern / 20th Century | Contemporary political | Middle East | All sub-categories >>
The Shenandoah Valley Campaign - March -November 1864: Grant, Lincoln, Sheridan, Meade, Monocacy, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Cedar Creek, Lt. General Jubal A. Early, McCausland
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As 1864 began, the outlook was grim for Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his generals. The encouraging victories in 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia, and Chickamauga, Georgia, were diminished by the repulse of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Hustlers and Homesteaders: A History of Montana, Volume Four
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated fourth volume of the state’s history. Montana had 243,329 people in 1900 and most were engaged in the dominant resource industries of the time – mining and timber. Learn how the Treasure State came about from 1900 to 1930.
Beer, Cider and Spirits in Old Regime France
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
This excerpt from Le Grand d'Aussy's classic work on the history of French private life explores the history of beer, cider and spirits in France from the Gauls to Le Grand's own time (the late eighteenth century).
The Regular Army Before the Civil War 1845 - 1860 - Ulysses Grant, Mexican War, Native Americans, Army and the Settlers, Mormons, Use of Camels, Civil Works, West Point
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The civil war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle.
2014 United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - Citizen Airmen, Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Organizations, Reservist Categories, Disaster Response, Locations, Leadership
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the latest edition of the official guide to the U.S. Air Force Reserve, with information on current organization, leadership, and components, along with fascinating history including famous members like Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, and Jimmy Stewart.
Kandahar Assassins: Stories from the Afghan-Soviet War
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Assassinations are a near-daily occurrence in Afghanistan. Whether by rogue Afghan security forces or by lone individuals roaming the cities and districts, the threat of a target killing is very real. Kandahar Assassins offers an unparalleled view of this phenomenon from the perspective of the assassins. Published in 1986 in Pashto and a perennial classic in Kandahar's bookstores, Kandahar Assassi
THE ASSIMILATION OF AN AUSSIE BACKPACKER Into an English Life Style and Work Force 1952
By
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This book tells of my experiences of working in England for three months and being included in the social life style of a young English group of married people of my age. Kings the excellent English company I worked for in my trade, was located adjacent to the famous LNER railway line and I was able to watch a cavalcade of famous passenger steam trains that I had read about in my railway books.
ISIS (ISL) and World-wide Caliphate Agenda (Origin and Brief history of Caliphate, Moslem Terrorism and Islam)
By
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 37,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book offers a unique perspective of Caliphate and its history and Islam and ISIS and ISIL and worldwide caliphate agenda
History of the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group - Project Plowshare, Nuclear Canal Excavation, Nuclear Construction, Quarrying, Ejecta Dam, Harbor Excavation, Atlantic-Pacific Canal Study
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
This history, written in 1969, outlines the work of the Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group on using nuclear blasts for civilian construction projects.
My Berlin
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
Historical and Architectural Overview of Aircraft Hangars of the Reserves and National Guard Installations from World War I through the Cold War - History of Aviation in National Guard, Vietnam
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The architectural history of military hangars and airfields has been thoroughly documented for the active branches of the military. This Department of Defense Legacy Program report comprises a historic context that explores the history of aviation and hangar development in the Reserves and National Guard.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
When the Enemy is Us — Daffy Government, Military and Civilian Episodes in War and Peace
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This story recounts monumental government, military and civilian gaffes spanning from World War II to the present, concentrating specifically on events in or near Johnston County, in eastern N.C. Trying times and stressful situations cause generally rational people to make ludicrous mistakes. The daffy episodes herein will make you shake your head and wonder how we’ve survived.
Liberation 1944-45
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.
Last Words
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1975, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams New York’s ERs looking for the story that will revive his faltering career. While investigating the death of a society kid up to no good, he tries to protect a homeless man on the hit list of three goons and soon finds his own life in danger. If he doesn’t wrap this story up soon, he’ll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline.
A Journey Towards Enlightenment
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
At this period of time in the history of man, there is probably more individual searching being done into the theories behind the origin of the human race,what happens after death,the possibility of life on other planets, and what our relationship is to these life forms, if they do exist. There are millions of people who are questioning the existence of God, and who he really is.
Secret Genealogy IV - Native Americans Hidden in Our Family Trees
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A book to help you through the confusing process of Native American genealogy. Read "Secret Genealogy IV, Native Americans Hidden in Our Family Trees," before you begin your search.
Remembering Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
By
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions of
Cold War in South Florida Historic Resource Study - CIA, Cuba and Castro, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Radio Marti, Arbenz, Guatemala, Everglades, Counterinsurgency Technology Research
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This historic resource study by the National Park Service covers the Cold War and historic resources related to it located in south Florida. The study deals with Cold War-related activities and resources in four units of the National Park Services.