Books tagged: history 1960s

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Stalin on Kureyka
Price: $5.83 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"About monuments to Stalin on Kureyka" which were established twice and were twice destroyed at different times. The last time in 2006
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
National Service Fifty Years Ago: Life of a Medical Conscript in West Africa
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This narrative, which took place immediately after Nigerian independence from colonial rule, is Corps officer, serving in the Royal Nigerian Army in newly independent Nigeria. Apart from medical duties, he acquired a great deal of information on the Atlantic slave trade, much of which was centred on the Nigerian coast.
A Leap of Faith.
You set the price! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea. Please leave a review if you liked this little tale. Thank you.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
Letters From Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.
Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.
Protestmusik gegen den Vietnamkrieg: Die amerikanische Hippie-Kultur zwischen überzeugter Kriegsopposition und Kommerzialisierung
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
„If you wanna end the war and stuff you've gotta sing loud“ (Arlo Guthrie). Der Vietnamkrieg war ein Wendepunkt in der US-Kultur. Teile der Gesellschaft begehrten auf und protestierten gegen die Regierung und den Krieg im fernen Dschungel. Die Bewegung wurde von Musik begleitet. Die Autorin beleuchtet die Hippiekultur und die Entwicklung der Protestmusik bis nach Woodstock und darüber hinaus.