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No Simple Passage by Jenny Robin Jones
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 by Peter H. Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. 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."
The Cathedral of Truth by Peter Higgins
Price: $3.49 $1.75 USD. (50% off!) Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
Heros of '76! by Arthur W. Ritchie
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 by Zeno Ferigo
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
1970’s Billericay Boy by Peter Jaggs
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
Key to the Sacred Pattern: The Untold Story of Rennes-le-Château by Henry Lincoln
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,860. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Ten years before the publication of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Henry Lincoln began his odyssey into the mysteries of an insignificant village in the French Pyrenees. In the 1890s, Bérenger Saunière, the penniless priest of Rennes-le-Château became spectacularly wealthy after finding coded parchments hidden in his church. This book chronicles the genesis of Holy Blood, Holy Grail and Lincoln's work.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages by Priscilla Lowry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
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 by Tony Rose
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.
То был мой театр by Владимир Станцо
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon by Lynda King
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Prepper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The word ‘prepper’ seems to have burst onto the scene within the last 10 years, and has increasingly become associated with “fringe” extremists. They have been labeled by some as “domestic terrorists.” But is prepping a new phenomenon? For those who wonder what a prepper is, this book offers a look at what they used to be—and what they are today.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing by Martin Hedges
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.
Dunster - A Castle at War by Jim Lee
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Dunster Castle on the Somerset coast is one of Britain’s oldest and most intriguing great buildings, its turrets evoking centuries of siege warfare, dark deeds, bloodshed and treachery. Dunster’s rich and colourful story covers more than nine hundred years of intermittent warfare. Jim Lee worked as Education Coordinator for the National Trust at Dunster Castle for 20 years. This is Dunster's story
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder by Teresa Lynn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. 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.
King of the Mountain by GG Koe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The year is 1948 I’m 4 years old, and have run away from home for the first time on my quest to become “King of the Mountain”. Based on the actual antics of a young boy and his friends, “King of the Mountain” offers an autobiographical experience of growing up in the West Kootenays between 1948 to 1962.