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New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book follows two historically important trails, the Hastings Cutoff and the Overland Trail, through the lush Ruby Valley of Nevada. Historian Charles Greenhaw describes the vivid history of this valley shadowed by 11,000-foot peaks of the Ruby Mountains. It is a valley once visited by such western notables as John Fremont, Kit Carson, Lansford Hastings, George Donner and Samuel Clements.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
By Jim Davenport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.
Port Tobacco, MD prior to 1895
By James L. Barbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by ByDand Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Founded in 1658 and once a thriving seaport, Port Tobacco served as the Charles County, MD county seat for 250 years. The town witnessed the nation’s founding and many subsequent events including the Civil War and the escape of John Wilkes Booth. This book contains the history, sketches and descriptions of Port Tobacco as it existed prior to 1895, provided by one of the town's last residents.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
By Charles Mulford Robinson
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
Rooted Forever in History
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Rooted Forever in History Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 9 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Rooted Forever in History consists of Llewelyn Pritchard’s original research notes about previously classified British Government documents regarding the troubled History of Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from 1934 – 1947...
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Read about the original Oral History interview with Mrs. Kathleen Squire (formerly James) known as “Bunty” or “Bunty James”...
Legacy Port Hope Simpson Town, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Legacy Port Hope Simpson Town, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 3 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Legacy is based on previously classified British Government documents seen here for the first time.
March to Victory: Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 - War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia, where they gained the tactical advantage over their opponents at Yorktown.
Pico, Vermont: 75th Anniversary Edition
By Linda Goodspeed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Third edition of this popular, engaging history of one of America’s oldest ski resorts. Told within the broader context of the development of alpine skiing in the U.S.
Spies of the Civil War: The History of Espionage In the Civil War
By HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spires! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Civil War? Civil War spying had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with Saber's and Colt's. This book looks at the incredible history of espionage in the Civil War. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book.
A Kids Guide to the American Revolution
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The war was raging all around him. Johnny was only twelve years old, so he wasn’t allowed to pick up a gun or to be a soldier. However, he still had a very important job on the battlefield: he was the messenger for American Major General Gates. While he waited for the scouts to come back with their reports of British troop movements, Johnny could hear the musket balls whizzing above him, breaking
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
By HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With
White River Junctions
By Dave Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Spies and Spying in the Civil War: The Amazing Stories of Elizabeth Van Lew, Harriet Tubman, Thaddeus Lowe, Saving Mr. Lincoln, Intelligence Collection in the North and South, New Tools, Overseas
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique compilation of three documents provides a fascinating look at the role of spies and intelligence in the conduct of the American Civil War.
The Pink Nectar Café
By James Bishop, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Pink Nectar Café offers myths and mysteries and is richly draped in the patina of Southwestern lore, but Bishop is respectful enough not to lift the veil too far. As he reminds us, “Let the mystery be.”