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Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Haym Solomon: The Jew Behind the Revolutionary Money by Allison Bruning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
There are a few unspoken heroes of the American Revolutionary War that made it possible for the creation of the United States. Haym Solomon is one of these men. Haym provided the financial means for a young United States to survive when all hope seemed lost.
The History Of Oil by Matt Green
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Did you ever wonder how the oil was discovered? In 1852, a Canadian inventor named Abraham Gesner discovered how to make kerosene from crude petroleum. In an age when candles and whale oil provided the only light after sun down, it was a dramatic discovery.
American Revolution by IntroBooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The struggle for freedom began in 1775 and lasted for eight long years before it ended in 1783. In the struggle of the colonies against the British, the thirteen colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America acquired their independence from Great Britain and became United States. The great Revolution is also known as the American War of Independence.
Easter Rising 1916 A Family Answers The Call For Ireland`s Freedom by Gabriel Woods
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A true story of the violent revolutionary rebellion of the 1916 war against the British Empire in Ireland. This was a violent bloody event that began on Easter Monday at the General Post Office in Dublin. A small poorly equipped army of men and women declared Ireland`s independence.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents by Dave Penman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Smashwords Favorite! Inside: Major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, All Amendments, the Declaration of independence, Emancipation Proclamation, and 10 interesting historical facts.
We Rise by Odaine Tomlinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
The American Revolution: A Ducksters Book by Ken Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This book about the American Revolution is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history American Revolution including the timeline and events that led up to the war, major battles, important people, and more. Take a trip into the past and discover the revolution that gave birth to the United States.
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965 by James Robb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
Layers of Interpretation by Alfonso Borello
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Few individuals have the affinity to make history without even trying. Some feel a sense of responsibility, some have a deep desire to make things better for the less fortunate, others have obscure motives. Leaders must study historical events, to make better decisions for the people they serve, and to avoid unwanted consequences; there's no reason to make the same mistakes twice.
Guevara by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ernesto Guevara aka El Che: A Very Short Introduction The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
The Individual And Revolution by James Constant
Series: Government, Book 13. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: American English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Historian Toynbee tells us that revolution occurs when the existing structure of "Society", has ceased to answer to the conditions, needs and demands of Society which has the power to make a change in the structure.
Gramsci by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
On November 8th, 1926 Antonio Gramsci, a newspaper editor, and elected member of the parliament for the Italian Communist Party was arrested by the Italian Fascist police despite his parliamentary immunity, and sent to the Special Tribunal for the Defense of the State where he was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Eleven years later he died in a private clinic in Rome during probation
The Russian Revolution by Darvin Babiuk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A brief review of the events and competing ideologies that led to the 1917 Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik's success in taking power.
Leon Kilat by Emil Justimbaste
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
For more than 300 years, colonial Spain used torture and violence to impose their will on the Filipino people. All that changed in 1896 when a revolution erupted. By 1898, their fate was sealed. In the island province of Cebu, a man who was known by his alias as ‘Leon Kilat’, led the Cebuanos in an uprising that eventually gave them freedom and independence. This is the story of that uprising.