Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | War | Military | Biography | History of things | Family history | Civilization | World | Russian | Modern / 20th Century | Social history | Contemporary political | All sub-categories >>
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
By
Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Global Hawk Systems Engineering Case Study - UAV Drone Technical Information, Program History, Development and Production, Flight Testing - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
F-111 Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Details, Program History, Combat Operational History of Controversial Fighter-Attack Aircraft
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the General Dynamics (GD) F-111, unarguably the most controversial fighter-attack aircraft ever developed.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
Sasha Plotkin's Deceit
By
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 129,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In 1969 CIA officer Chris Holbeck took part in a failed attempt to engineer the defection of Sasha Plotkin, a KGB officer who may be able to identify a Soviet mole in the CIA. Three years later Chris is set to try again, even though he now despises his Soviet counterpart. His job, his marriage, and his life are at stake as Chris embarks on the most difficult mission of his career.
Lucia in Wartime
By
Series: Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt’s official sequels to E.F. Benson’s Lucia series.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
By
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
Fight Class War Now
By
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Bottom 60 Percent of the American people are in great economic difficulty. Their condition is deteriorating every year. Are they going to sit back and mortgage their future and the future of their children and grand children to the top 1 percent and the corporate monsters? Or will they fight their exploiters. This book suggests how, the Bottom 60 Percent must fight a class war and secu
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958.
Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
By
Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Pentagon Papers
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.