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Complete Guide to the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg - Troops, Biographical Sketches of Leaders, Weaponry, Small Arms, 150th Anniversary, Strategic Setting, Operational Art, Legacy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Here is the full story of Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most crucial battles of the Civil War occurring at a time when the fate of the nation literally hung in the balance.
Benevolent Designs: The Countess and the General: George Washington, Selina Countess of Huntingdon, their correspondence, & the evangelizing of America
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The correspondence between Selina, Countess of Huntingdon, the Methodist sponsor, and her distant cousin George Washington in the 1780s shaped American immigration policy, the Westward Expansion, attitudes towards slavery and Native American rights, and religious pluralism. This is its history, in context.
After the Galaxy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
The Yukon Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
Hanged Twice No Joke
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
Rails & Rooms - A Timeless Canadian Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From Halifax to Victoria, clear across Canada, Dave Preston rode the rails, exploring what was once the most popular mode of transport in the country. Days and nights spent rollicking across the amazing and diverse geography of Canada were punctuated by stays at some of the country's oldest and most prestigious hotels; those built by the railway companies to entice the most affluent of travellers.
Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
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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 Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Supplying Washington's Army - Quartermaster, Transportation, Forage Department, Clothing the Troops, Ordnance in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,800. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: 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.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Timeline of the American Revolution, Featuring the Content of Original Documents by George Washington, Continental Congress, Thomas Paine, Others
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 157,760. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This authoritative timeline of the American Revolution includes the text of numerous original documents of the era, providing extraordinary insight into the thoughts and plans of key players in the drama, including General George Washington.
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
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 753,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 - Continental Army, War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War), plus War of 1812, Medical Support, Lessons of War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,890. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This significant historical volume was produced by the Center of Military History as part of its special studies on the War of American Independence (the Revolution). This book deals with the period when the Medical Department existed only as a wartime expedient.
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
The Disneylands That Never Were
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 1955 Walt Disney presented the world's first theme park. But in the last fifty years the Disney Imagineers have designed thousands of rides, attractions, hotels, and entire theme parks that have never been built. Many of these concepts have remained hidden in the company's private archive for decades. Until now. Over 50 years of dreams are brought to life in The Disneylands That Never Were.
The American Civil War Encyclopedia - Sweeping Account of All Aspects of the War Between the States - Army and Navy History and Timelines, Campaigns and Battles, Intelligence, Militias, Unique Stories
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 547,020. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the stories and history of the saddest era in American history, the Civil War from 1861 through 1865. With nineteen chapters and over 1500 pages of text, this unique compilation provides a stunning overview of the military strategies, campaigns, battles, and personalities of the war.
White River Junctions
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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
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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 Army Medical Department 1818 - 1865, Laying the Foundation, War with Mexico, The American Civil War, Achievements and Failures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army military history volume traces the development of the Medical Department from its establishment on a permanent basis in 1818 through the final days of the Civil War in 1865.