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Sociedad Protectora Recreativa de Mora (Toledo) - 150 aniversario
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Crónica de la celebración del 150 aniversario de la Sociedad Protectora de Mora, nacida en 1867 como sociedad de socorro mutuo y que continúa existiendo como sociedad cultural y recreativa. Contiene las intervenciones en el acto principal de la celebración, acontecido el día 3 de junio de 2017, así como el resto de los actos celebrados y las noticias aparecidas en los medios de comunicación.
One Year Of Hell: The Heart-Breaking True Story Of The 1880 Seaham Colliery Disaster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book chronicles the grief and hardship of a pit village in 1880 when 164 men and boys perished in the horrific explosion at Seaham Colliery. The terror and horrific injuries caused by the fiery blast shocked the pit village and the body of the last victim was not recovered from the mine until one year later. This is the story of “One Year of Hell” in the history of Seaham.
The Chitty Melaka Story, Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The book provides an historical overview of the Chitty Melaka community (also spelt Chetty Malacca or Chetti Melaka). It does so through descriptive snapshots covering their beginnings in Sultanate times in Malacca through their different sojourns under four colonial powers, over five hundred years.The book also touches on their dispersion, their changing composition, and their future identity.
Goldfields Stories: Early Days in Western Australia
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The stories in this book relate tothe frenzied excitement of the early gold-rush days in Western Australia. The pursuit of gold with its promise of untold wealth yoked the most unlikely characters together, from the desperate unemployed loner to the titled English speculator. The fortunes of towns, mines and individuals from boom to bust are traced with telling accuracy and detail.
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.
Is Transitional Justice Necessary to Establish Long Term Stability? Moving from Civil War to Reconciliation and the Rule of Law, Case Studies of Bosnia-Herzegovina, East Timor, and Rwanda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Over the past two decades, the international community has employed various transitional justice mechanisms to promote reconciliation and establish the rule of law in countries transitioning from civil war. The effect of these mechanisms on long-term peace however, remains ambiguous.
De Somoza al FSLN: La depravación
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mis primeros veinte años de periodismo en Nicaragua. Comencé en el periodismo de radio en 1970 en Radio Mundial.
A Long Strange Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
An autobiography of experiences in the life of a unique individual who lived in and explored the United States from 1948 to 1976, with his primary address being South-Central Los Angeles. This book describes times past that you may have lived yourself.
La Cúspide de los Espíritus
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
En cada verdad está oculta una mentira, y la historia no es la excepción debido a ello aquí comparto un libro netamente investigativo en torno a las falacias creadas por la iglesia católica, así como los crímenes de guerra imperialistas. Tratándose de un libro destinado al público ateo, crítico y siempre en busca de nuevos puntos de vista.
The Brown Byway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Approximately : Approx. 56,649 words. Approx.189 pages. 6x9 format. Size 12 font. Suitable for college study, and discussions. The book contains memoirs that span over 5 decades of the Americana experience: Cultural diversity. Early experiences of the migrant life in America. Segregation, and desegregation. Homelessness during the hippie years, and much more!
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers: The crack artillery Corps that history forgot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers were raised in 1860 at Seaham Harbour. More than 7,000 men from the colliery districts of Seaham, Silksworth, Rainton and Durham enrolled as members of the Corps. For three generations these men had a distinguished record amongst the Volunteer Artillery Brigades of Britain. This book is a record of the crack artillery Corps that history forgot..
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 & 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!
You set the price! 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.
The Things We Don't Know
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Things We Don’t Know is the amazing story of the grit of Mankind: the story of winning at life against all odds, the story that reminds us that all of us are one in our search for the answers that haunt and drive us. Part historic, part scientific, and part philosophical, Tarun Betala meshes together an eclectic account of humanity’s greatest intellectual, scientific and artistic achievements.
Centuries of Change: History of Colchester Arts Centre the former church of St. Mary's at the Walls.
Price: $10.20 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Colchester's Arts Centre occupies one of the most historic locations within the town. It's not only the site of religious worship over the past 700 years, witnessing war, plague and executions. This is one church that has seen it all!
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 (Everything You Need To Know About The Twenty Four Churches Built At Seaham)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,310. 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.