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Traveling the U.S.: Utah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This photo-based tour of Utah includes over 60 pictures from the following historic locations: Salt Lake temple, Utah State Capitol, the Beehive House, the Lion House, Temple Square, several important LDS buildings, a railroad town (Echo, UT), and Park City (with the Utah Olympic Park.)
Benjamin Franklin: The First American
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ben Franklin was a writer, scientist, inventor and political leader. He was one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. He organized the first lending library and volunteer fire department. He established universities and hospitals. He also flew a kite in a thunderstorm to show that lightning was electricity. Learn more in this short bio
Przejście Północno-Zachodnie
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: Polish. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Może już teraz należy pomyśleć o przyszłym założeniu swojej firmy na kole podbiegunowym... Sławne Przejście Północno-Zachodnie ponownie zajmuje naszą uwagę, jako że może ono stać się niezwykle ważną trasą handlową dla wielu krajów. Przez wieki ludzie szukali krótszej drogi z Europy do Azji. Wielu odważnych podróżników, niezliczone ilości wraków statków i mnóstwo ofiar ludzkich, doprowadziły w
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
NSA Secrets Declassified: Listening to the Rumrunners: Radio Intelligence during Prohibition, Cryptology, Elizebeth Friedman and USCG Thwart Rumrunners, Invisible Cryptologists: African-Americans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, three important NSA publications provide unique information about cryptology and radio intelligence used in the fight against rumrunners during Prohibition, and African-American cryptologists.
French Fries In The American Southwest
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Adventure » General
In the aftermath of the drugged-out 1960s, two American teenagers drift about the American Southwest looking for trouble, soaking themselves in the heat of the Mojave Desert while rubbing up against the dregs of the dying hippie biker culture, managing to avoid getting killed, or worse. Each adventure begins with improbable amount of french fries and unhealthy amounts of salt.
Edge of Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Lowcountry Hurricanes: South Carolina History and Folklore of the Sea from Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two true tales of joy, tragedy, and survival tell of South Carolina coast residents battling Hurricanes near Myrtle Beach. In suspenseful "The Flagg Flood," three Flagg family generations struggle desperately against a historic 1893 hurricane's fury at Huntington Beach. In the charming reminiscence "Every Sixty Years," a Murrells Inlet family faces two major storms with strength and courage.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Dit boek gaat over de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin. Er wordt gesteld en beargumenteerd dat Turpin een Zwarte Piet figuur was en dat zijn terechtstelling een met regelmaat opgevoerd ritueel was, dat deel uitmaakte van de rituele cyclus van het jaar. Tevens worden nieuwe ontdekkingen onthuld over het geheime leven van John Wilkes Booth, de man die president Abraham Lincoln vermoordde.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.
Senator Joseph McCarthy Crimes and Unethical Behavior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Joseph McCarthy was investigated by a U.S. Senate subcommittee beginning in 1951. The subcommittee examined his tax filing as did the Truman administration, an ardent political foe of the Wisconsin Republican. McCarthy was affiliated with, among others, Pepsi-Cola and Lustron, a post World War II prefab housing manufacturer. My ebook looks at his tax problems beginning when he was a U.S. Marine.
The Ninth Amendment: Key to Understanding the Bill of Rights
Price: Free! Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This book explains how the Ninth Amendment is the key to understanding rights in the United States. The founders created the Ninth Amendment to protect unlisted natural law rights as they were understood in their day. This amendment was never intended to allow future generations to create new rights. Rather, it was to safeguard the morality and natural rights of the founding generation.
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces Annotated by Lisa Shea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » History » North America
While Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in 1861 the American Civil War began. Melville had years of experience sailing on whaling ships and immediately went to enlist in the Navy. He was chagrined when he was turned down for health reasons. He would be forced to sit out this important war. So, instead, he turned to recording his thoughts on it in poetry.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Donald J. Trump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Benjamin Harrison to Harry S Truman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
FDR liked to snack on donuts? Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Teddy Roosevelt had a pig named 'Maude?' Truman lived in poverty for awhile after his presidency? These and other fascinating tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The third of four volumes.