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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.
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.
La rebelión de Túpac Amaru II. Volumen 1
Series: Nueva Colección Documental de la Independencia del Perú. Price: Free! Words: 322,740. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2019 by ACUEDI Ediciones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Este es el primer título de la Nueva Colección Documental de la Independencia del Perú que reúne documentación sobre la rebelión de José Gabriel Condorcanqui, Túpac Amaru II, que se desarrolló en el Cusco y en el Altiplano entre los años de 1780 y 1784.
Dictionary of Superstitions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror?
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Biography
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
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.
Shift Report
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » History of things
How we mined a lot of coal, and how most of us lived to tell about it: a not terribly serious history of mining life in the Upper Ohio Valley.
Slavery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
A frank and open look at the situation of slavery as it existed in the world since mankind began its existance and a close examination of slavery as it exists in the 21st Century.
Festivalized: Music, Politics & Alternative Culture
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Music Journalist Ian Abrahams (Record Collector, R2, Vive Le Rock) and Singer/Songwriter Bridget Wishart (Hawkwind, Hippy Slags, Spirits Burning) assemble an oral history of the British free festival scene of the 70s, 80s and 90s through the eyes of musicians, writers, stage managers, landowners and attendees to create an engaging account that is never sentimental and always objective.
America The Black Point of View - An Investigation and Study of the White People of America and Western Europe and The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy, The 1950s and 1960s
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 191,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
AN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE....savagely written and beautifully told. An autobiographical history book. The book, America The Black Point of View: An Investigation and Study of The White People of America and Western Europe & The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy The 1950's and 1960's - From the Projects to NAACP Image Award Winner, Volume One.
How We Survive Here: Families Across Time
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The discovery of 19th-century letters propels Claire Gebben on a challenging quest spanning two centuries and five generations, weaving together a compelling memoir of how we must strive to survive.