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What Is Hip? - The Life and Times of The Tragically Hip by Marc Shapiro
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 by Fred Cooper
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.
We The People by Maurice R. Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
'We the People' should be required reading for all junior high and high school students. Based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it sets forth each right with clear explanation and remarkable illustrations by the author using historical and contemporary figures.
HISTORY OF INDIAN CURRENCY by Ps Sindhu
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 by OnlineGatha
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 by Dmitry Berger
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.
Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, The Young Lords: 1969-1976 by Iris Morales
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.
Lược sử Phật giáo by Nguyễn Minh Tiến
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
En zij kwamen in Elim aan by Henk Staal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: Dutch. Published: August 27, 2016 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Zes weken lang alleen maar spelen op het strand en wandelen in de duinen. Dat is wat Henk Staal mocht doen toen hij in 1952 voor het eerst als ‘bleekneusje’ naar het Koloniehuis Elim werd gezonden op Schiermonnikoog. Een periode in zijn leven die een grote indruk achterliet. In dit boek beschrijft Henk hoe het was een bleekneusje op Schiermonnikoog te zijn.
Mysteries of the South: Alabama by World Watch Media
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Social history
-Noccalula’s Ghost -The Cahawba Ghost -The Alligator Monster -And More
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911 by Fred Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
Twist: Short Stories from Life by Ed Semon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Social history
As a Jewish freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison right after WWII, Ed Semon began adult life. He went on to be a businessman, a teacher, a husband and father, the kind of man who was interesting to others and interested in others. This collection is filled with vignettes featuring people who left an impression on him and his own experiences, in total: a life story, a rich tapestry.
The Bronx Three Memoirs by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) 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.
Igala Heritage People, Politics and Power by Jubrael Abdullahi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A detailed history of Igala rich cultural and traditional heritage, taking in to account its people, politics and power
On the Greenbelt by David Proctor
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years by Don Axcell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys by Andrea Dumbrell
Price: Free! Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour by Fred Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Lacrosse
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.
The Land is Bright by Lavender "Deeno" Longstaff
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
From an English manor, to a log cabin in the British Columbia interior. An eye-opening adventure through the eyes of a new arrival. Alert, imaginative writing.