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21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The essential guide to understanding the Indian Act and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Bob Joseph dissects the complex issues and clearly demonstrates why learning about the Indian Act’s cruel, enduring legacy is essential for moving toward true reconciliation.
Trump and Churchill: Defenders of Western Civilization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » North America
Trump and Churchill both fought valiantly to protect Western Civilization, and while fighting different forms of tyranny, Trump could very well be to the twenty-first century what Churchill was to the twentieth.
Inside Pitch: Insiders Reveal How the Ill-Fated Seattle Pilots Got Played into Bankruptcy in One Year
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
The story of Major League Baseball’s shortest-lived team and its quirky characters—from the dugout to the front office.
Capitol of Freedom: Restoring American Greatness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,200. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » North America
As progressives reject the Constitution to implement their socialist agenda, Congressman Ken Buck argues that we must reclaim our heritage of liberty by applying the principles we learn through the U.S. Capitol’s art, architecture, and artifacts.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 2. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 179,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Liberty Trail Corporation. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism, Nonfiction » History » North America
Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
American Revolution Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the Revolutionary War (War of Independence) - Army and Navy, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Valley Forge, Unique Stories
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 753,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the American Revolutionary War. With twenty-two chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park, Maine, USA: Travel and Tourism, Vacation Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2020 by SONITTEC LTD. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. Travel and Tourism, Vacation Guide. Mount Desert Island is home to spectacular Acadia National Park, and for many visitors, the two places are one and the same. Yet the park’s holdings are only part of the appeal of this popular island, which is connected to the mainland by a short causeway. Besides the parklands, there are scenic........
Joe Biden: A Short Biography - 47th Vice President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
A short biography of the former Senator from Delaware and vice president of the United States Joe Biden.
Back to the Land in Silicon Valley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Follow Marlene and her friends as they live on the land, coping with the challenges of rural life as Silicon Valley evolves into the high-tech center it is today, and the world in which they live transforms itself culturally, economically, and politically.
Dileas: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada 1929–1956
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a Canadian fighting battalion in World War Two. The story follows the Regiment through training in Britain, the invasion of Sicily, the long hard slog up the Italian boot, the move to Northwest Europe for the final battles of the European campaign and then Victory and the return to Canada.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Ghosts of Gettysburg VIII: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » North America
Along with more ghost stories from Gettysburg, this newest addition to the Ghosts of Gettysburg series includes stories about places with a Gettysburg connection and tales of ghostly manifestations that have re-occurred in Gettysburg–a ghostly déjà vu.
Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Catoctin Mountain runs from northern Frederick County, Md., to northern Loudoun County, Va., crossing the Potomac River as it does. Its natural history dates back to prehistoric times. Its history during the era of man is more recent and more fascinating filled with crimes, secrets, monsters, and drama. Secrets of Catoctin Mountain tells stories of railroads, canals, war, saints, and sinners.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Beyond the Great Divide: How A Nation Became A Neighborhood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,480. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
An unprecedented, insider view into 9/11 and the inner workings of the political climate that emerged after the attacks, which continues to shape our future—politically and culturally— and how we as a country can bridge the Great Divide.
Canada History: People, Culture and Tradition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2020 by SONITTEC LTD. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Canada History. People, Culture and Tradition. Former American president John Adams once declared, "Canada must be ours; Québec must be taken," during the 1776 Continental Congress. However, the United States never did take Québec or the rest of Canada, which instead grew into an amazing independent nation with its own distinct cultural identity.
St. Simons Island Travel Guide, USA: The History, and Touristic Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2020 by SONITTEC LTD. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
St. Simons Island Travel Guide, USA. The History, and Touristic Information. The largest barrier island in the Golden Isles, St. Simons Island lies across the immortalized Marshes of Glynn, made famous by poet Sidney Lanier. Moss-draped oaks line the winding island streets, creating a picture-perfect image worthy of a Faulkner tale. The island’s villages offer a charming and unique selection.....
The Continental Army: War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War) - Basic Reference on the Military History of the Revolution, from New England in Arms to Victory at Yorktown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical book on a previously unexplored aspect of the Revolutionary War was produced by the Center of Military History, providing an important basic reference on the military history of the Revolution.