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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.
Radio: One Woman's Family in War and Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Greenskills Press d/b/a/ Greenskills Associates LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This eyewitness account of World War II social history, women's progress and the Golden Years of Radio is woven into one woman's humorous and poignant autobiography of her family struggles and her attempts to fulfill her creative dreams. Praised by one reviewer as "laugh-aloud funny, sometimes reminiscent of Cheaper by the Dozen."
Heros of '76!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Heros of '76! is an iconoclastic look at our nations founding via obscure facts about the time and players. Including that Heros without the 'e' is perfectly acceptable spelling of the word.
Viaggio nella sanità malata
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,500. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Viaggio nella sanità malata è un’attenta, documentata analisi dei meandri della malasanità italiana, sia delle strutture private e religiose sia di quelle pubbliche.
On Saying Whatever
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Intriguing. Truthful. According. Insightful. Elapsing. The first actual book I've worked on before my previous reads where only my personnel background insights. Something why I put time and effort into. So many others can have perspectives of.
Pat's Tavern
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
What Is Hip? - The Life and Times of The Tragically Hip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » Social history
On August 20th, 2016 11.7 million Canadians watched the final concert of The Tragically Hip, & the rest of the world asked, “Who is this band?” New York Times Bestselling pop journalist Marc Shapiro answers that question in the first American book about this Canadian rock band that largely shunned the spotlight but has become the standard bearer of a resurgent sense of Canadian pride & patriotism.
A History of the Churches at Seaham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Churches are, for some, central to their spiritual existence and an important part of their day-to-day life. To others, churches are places they wander into whilst on holiday to look around, to sit and meditate in the quiet and to absorb the tranquillity of the occasion. This book provides a history of the twenty four churches, past and present, that were built in Seaham.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017 by Zorba Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
India was one of the first issuer of coins, as a result it has seen a wide range of currency units throughout its history. This book is an inspiring tale of how currency developed through the ages.
Naanya Spriha
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Hindi. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
लेखक श्री भगवती चरण भारतीय संस्कृति के विषद अध्येता है .इनका जनम बिहार प्रान्त के पटना जिले में श्री वीरेंद्र कुमार सिंह और श्री मति सरोज कुमारी के घर में १९८२ में हुआ . शिक्षा भी पटना से ही हुई . स्नातक की परीक्षा में पटना विश्वविद्यालय में फर्स्ट डिवीज़न प्राप्त करने वाले श्री भगवती चरण २०१० में भारतीय राजस्व सेवा में सामिल हुए .
Религия Нестора Махно/ Махно без тачанки
Price: Free! Words: 21,870. Language: Russian. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Серия очерков об известном украинском анархисте Несторе Махно, его личности и истории либертарного движения, которое он возглавил во время революции и гражданской войны 1917 - 1921 годов. Series of essays about a famous Ukrainian anarchist Nestor Makhno, his personal traits and the history of the libertarian movement he lead during the Russian Revolution and Civil War in 1917 - 1921.
Lược sử Phật giáo
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mặc dù bản thân là một Phật tử, Conze vẫn luôn giữ được khoảng cách khách quan cần thiết khi trình bày các vấn đề về lịch sử Phật giáo. Hơn thế nữa, ngay khi đề cập đến các bộ phái khác nhau, ông cũng không bao giờ để cho ngòi bút của mình nghiêng về theo những khuynh hướng tư tưởng mà mình đã chọn. Và đây chính là yếu tố đã tạo được sự tin cậy cần thiết cho một tác phẩm có tính cách sử học như th
The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The development of sport as a social pastime began to grow from the mid-19th century when working people began to enjoy the concept of the "weekend" when they did not work. This exploration of sporting pastimes at Seaham Harbour covers the period from 1835 through to the mid-20th century when sport and recreational activities were woven into the very social fabric of every-day life in the town.
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.
Tackle Them Low
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » History » Social history
New Revision - August 2017 - including league positions from season 2016-2017. An account (including league table details) of several soccer teams based in an English village at various times since the 1930s, plus references to local history.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Jersey! Then . . . Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of 36 short stories about New Jersey historic people and events. Suffragettes, boxers, hurricanes, gangs, hot air balloonists, con artists, politicians, inventors, women in the war effort, military heroes and more-- it all happened in New Jersey!
1970’s Billericay Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
1970’s Billericay Boy is the story of a boy growing to early manhood in the Seventies and transports the reader slap-bang into the middle of a world of ‘bunking’ off school, getting the ‘whack’, smoking Players’ cigarettes at the top of the school field and ‘getting off’ with ‘birds’ at the back of the Archer Hall disco. The book is as hilarious, moody and sad as the lives of many teenagers of th
Thirty Years Of Camping With The Moulton Adventure Group
Price: Free! Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Neil Plummer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Geoff Crompton lives in Hartford, Cheshire. His daughter Gillian, son- in- law Grant and grandson, Thomas, live close by in Middlewich. Geoff originates from Widnes where, at 15 he joined the chemical giant ICI. Taking early retirement in 1988, he formed a consultancy business in the field of Industrial Packaging. In 1969, with his friend Les Burgess, he founded the Moulton Adventure Group, a unif