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Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
When the Titanic started sinking, who would make it off alive? More than one hundred years after that disastrous and emblematic voyage, Elizabeth Kaye reveals the extraordinary, little-known story behind one of the first lifeboats to leave the doomed ship. A Second Edition of the This New York Times and Kindle best seller, it has been freshly edited and expanded by the author with new material.
Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, The Young Lords: 1969-1976
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
THROUGH THE EYES OF REBEL WOMEN: The Young Lords, 1969-1976 is the first account of women who joined the activist organization to fight for social justice and the “revolution within the revolution” believing that women’s equality was inseparable from the society’s progress as a whole. Written and edited by Iris Morales, the book includes essays, interviews, photographs and primary documents.
Making Hate Pay: The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,470. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Racial discrimination. Sexual harassment. Off-shore accounts. Inflated and biased attacks on “hate.” These are some of the many reasons Americans should mistrust the Southern Poverty Law Center.
We've Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2019 by Strong Arm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office - and to global political stardom - has been building for 30 years. With the party and the nation at a crossroads, this timely and original book offers new insight into how we've gotten where we are - and where we're headed.
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Tranquility Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Little House books have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. See never before published documents for a new perspective on the beloved author and her family.
No Simple Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In 1842 the London set out from England with 258 pioneers looking for a new life in New Zealand. By imaginatively stowing away alongside her ancestor Rebecca Remington, Jenny Robin Jones has created a startling record of life on board with all its hardships. Combined with the voyage are accounts of the Wellington settlement as the pioneers will find it and the history they are caught up in.
Is Elijah Muhammad The Offspring Of Noble Drew Ali And Marcus Garvey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Nonfiction » History » Social history
Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan is an old proverb the is very befitting when it comes to this book. It is no secret that the Supreme Wisdom taught by Messenger Elijah Muhammad is extremely dynamic to say the least and as so many can attest to, very few Black people in American have not been affected in one way or another. This book examines the fruit that fell from the tree.
Chatelaines and Chains History Notes Book 9
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
Women in charge of houses and estates wore long chains holding important household items around their waist e.g. keys to bedrooms, storerooms, or tea supplies. Essential items were also carried eg. notebook and pen, a watch, sewing items, vinaigrette or perfume, or a magnifying glass. Early chatelaine were simple essentials. Later chatelaine were decorative and expensive.
The Night Climbers of Cambridge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The 1937 climbing black book - a cult classic bible for climbers, builderers, free-runners and parkouristes.
BDSM And Culture: Fifty Shades of Stereotype
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & culture, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Everyone knows what a dominatrix is. We all know what Fifty Shades Of Grey is about. Or do we? If you want to know about the real scandals, visionaries, history, and culture that shape BDSM, then this book is for you. Clarisse Thorn has traveled the world teaching about sex and culture, and she brings years of experience to this book.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Sadomasochism and Ardent Love: An Historical Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
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This short book by award-winning historian Edward Shorter explores the popular appeal of erotica and the allure of sadomasochism. Shorter, author of 'Written in the Flesh: A History of Desire chronicles the history of SM, a practice which is a recent addition to the tool kit of sexual pleasure and refutes the notion that it is about pain.
Selected Writings on Writing Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World
Price: Free! Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Essay » Author profile
A collection of selected writings by author Penny Colman, including blog posts and book talks that elucidate her process for writing "Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World," a historical nonfiction narrative for all ages.
Friday the 13th
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crimson Sparrow. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Friday the 13th. That mysterious day that foretells doom and disaster for everyone alive. From biblical times to the modern era, why has this day caused such paranoia and fear? What's behind it all? Read and explore the true meaning behind the day.
Petróleo, mucho más que oro negro (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 30)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
En esta edición, El Desafío de la Historia ofrece a nuestros lectores un dossier que toma el tema del petróleo en Venezuela y lo mira desde variados ángulos. El petróleo fue el factor que transformó la vida cotidiana de millones de venezolanos y lo que antes era un país predominantemente rural se convirtió en un país lleno de metrópolis modernas.