History and Historical Fiction

“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.
Dr. Spock and the Vietnam War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Dr. Benjamin Spock will always be remembered by many as the pediatrician who changed the way parents reared their children, by many others as a Vietnam era anti-war activist, and by his wife as a brilliant storyteller whose parenting advice did not carry over to his own life. Few people realize the lengths to which Benjamin Spock went to protest the Vietnam War, including running for President.
Examining the Issue of Enslaving Native Americans
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
In 1550-51, Bartolomé de las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, in the Valladolid Debate, attempted to settle the issue of whether or not Native Americans should have been enslaved, given sanction by the Pope. Both carefully argued their side, las Casas stating emphatically, through his "Apología," that Native Americans were not all uncivilized and that only Canaanite tribes could be enslaved.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
God's Earth: The Life of John Stuart Tapscott in the Great American West: Part 1
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,640. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Stuart Tapscott, after service to the Confederacy, heads westward to find a life that doesn't resemble a mockery of everything he's ever known. He finds himself an adopted member of a band of Osage that wandered to Texas. A series of events thereafter display the necessity to him of his leaving his new family, becoming a miner, scout, and vigilante, never forgetting the Osage or Virginia.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Essay » Political
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For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
Let's Make This Believable
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 17 · Most Downloaded. Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Flash Story: Have you ever wondered if the things beheld by your public eye are only figments fed to you by the corporate news machine? This is a short, humorous take on the possibility of news media fakery, particularly, space travel. Get a behind the scenes look at the struggles of the actors involved.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
The Blade of Anslor
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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Sarris, an escaped slave, must make his way to safety and avoid the king's men. Falling in with the People of the Wood, he learns that only the legendary Blade of Anslor can save himself and his new friends from the wrath of the king and his evil plans. The sword lies far away and has not been seen for so long that it's existence can only be hoped for.
The End of Their World
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
The Hard Price of Freedom
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
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This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
The Red Man's Burden and Other Poems
Series: Poetry · History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
We lost our lands To unseen hands To never know again The life, the love Of one another The Earth, the hunt, Our soul, our Mother Only now empty man We wash our selves In ancestor's blood No way back But now to die In the white man's flood And to be buried In snow and mud.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Collections and Anthologies · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
Torment Moon
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Romance · Hot Picks · Virginia's Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Thomas Perkins, stumbling and drunk, feels that the moon is hanging big and bright to torment him, to remind him of his pain. It serves only to put him in his place and keep him there. If not for the jilts of his best friend, Jim, he would not find any semblance of peace, yet Jim, the only source of reason in his life, cannot convince him of the foolishness of his claims.
悪魔の土地:Ezochiの原始植民地化、日本の拡張の代替モデル
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Japanese. Published: May 25, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » World
日本は徳川幕府の下で団結したずっと前に、蝦夷(現代の北海道)の北の島があり、ネイティブの人々を疎外、侵略支配、金融、政治的利益のために日本人によって略奪されました。彼らは正式に、1800年代後半までは、何世紀にもわたって島を植民地化していない練習決して「プロト定着を。」