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Hargrave to the Hitler Line: The Canadian 5th Armoured in Italy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Twenty year old Bud McLean and his colleagues from the Canadian 5th Armoured Division come of age against the backdrop of WW2 Italy. Thirteen men hung precariously to a tiny bridgehead, waiting to be reinforced. Out-manned, and out-gunned, their commander radioed the recce troop and gave them permission to retreat if they deemed it necessary. They chose to stay.
Western Cycles: Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Canadian transformations become palpable after the Second World War. Western Cycles: Canada describes these changes, dividing several historical periods within the actions carried out during the administrations of the respective prime ministers from William Lyon Mackenzie King to Stephen Harper. It also presents graphic information related to the behavior of various economic indicators.
Tempest-Tost: The Refugee Experience Through One Community's Prism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Surrounded by controversy, refugees who come to the U.S. have often suffered greatly, as they explain in their own words. Some describe them as threats bringing terrorism to America, though the nation was created by those fleeing persecution. They survive and begin new lives, working hard, successful and especially grateful for the second chance.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
Canadian Bushwacker: A Lifetime in the Wilderness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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I was lucky to have spent my early years in the bush at a time when the old-timers were still there. There were many of them bunked up in little cabins up and down the line: old men, many crippled by accidents, arthritis or age, fellows just waiting for the end. Yet they were still strong of spirit, content and pleased to share their story. They were all men with amplified personalities, ....
West Virginia Histories Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The State of West Virginia was born by cesarean section, its survival chances precarious, its legitimacy in question. The last slaveholding state admitted to the Union, it is the only state that owes its existence to America’s Civil War. In Virginia’s counties west of the Shenandoah Valley grievances against the Richmond government had long threatened to rend the state in two, and when Virginia de
West Virginia Histories Volume 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The West Virginia Histories series collects the best of those columns, divided into categories such as Animals, Crime, Civil War, Education, etc. Volume 1 presents samples from each category that will be featured in future volumes.
We Fought the Road
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
We Fought the Road is the story of the building of the Alaska-Canada Highway during World War II, a task that been likened to the building of the Panama Canal. Unlike most accounts that focus on the road's military planners, We Fought the Road is boots-on-the-ground and often personal, based in part on letters from the "Three Cent Romance," discovered in the authors' family papers.
Indiana's Fascinating Museums - Southeast Edition
Series: Indiana Museum Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Visit Southeast Indiana’s twenty-nine exciting museums and take the auto tour that covers them all. This fabulous road trip through southeast Indiana visits all the major cities and towns in southeast Indiana. Indiana’s museums relate Indiana’s history in an exciting way and provide a fascinating glance into our past.
Colonial American History Stories –1665 - 1753
Series: Timeline of United States History. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Colonial American History Stories - 1665 – 1753 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1655 with the performance of the first documented play performed in British North America and ends with the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752.
Rings of Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Nonfiction » History » North America
Abandoned at birth, Emilie hopes to one day find her family. The search for answers draws her to a family reunion in rural Alberta, but before she can find out the truth she's transported back in time one hundred years to 1913. Emilie's attempts to get back to the future and unravel the clues to her mysterious beginnings are quickly put on hold as she becomes caught up in the past.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
The Ghosts of Cape Cod
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 1620, a tiny band of Europeans landed at Provincetown. They drafted the Mayflower Compact, the seed of government for the United States. Though the harbor was serene and well suited for boats and the ocean waters were bursting with seafood - the Europeans soon departed for Plymouth! Was it the 'Natives' that drove them off, or The Ghosts of Cape Cod?
The Columbia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 99,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Columbia commemorates the disciplining and conversion of a wilderness river from a water passageway to a powerhouse and a source of irrigation. Here is the story of its explorers who came by boat and by foot, the canals, locks, and dams which flooded old landmarks to give new pioneers farm lands and electricity, and the story of the settlement of the Pacific Northwest.
Holy Old Mackinaw
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Holy Old Mackinaw is the rough and lusty story of the American lumberjack at work and at play, from Maine to Oregon. Beloved Northwest author Stewart Holbrook captures the life and color of a vanished American scene in this complete history of logging in the Northwest.
Canada 1867 – 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Édition bilingue : français-anglais Bilingual Edition: English-French In compiling, writing, and illustrating the most important event that marked the History of Canada each year since Confederation, the author restricted his choices to history, political, economic, and cultural phenomena.
Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
Series: Timeline of United States History. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Colonial American History Stories - 1215 – 1664 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta to the printing of the first Bible in Colonial America in 1664. The historical events include both famous ones as well as many forgotten stories that the mists time have obscured.
Jefferson County, Colorado - A Unique & Eventful History - Vol.2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
An amazing history of Jeffco. With 2,000 pictures, a must read for everyone living in the Denver area or interested in the history of Colorado and the West! NOTE: Because of file size constraints, Chapters 1-12 are in Volume 1. This is Volume 2 of 2.
The Battle of Lexington: A Sermon and Eyewitness Narrative
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Who fired “the shot heard round the world” that fateful morning of April 19, 1775? Who were those brave men who stood against the best-trained army in the world? This book contains Jonas Clark’s Sermon from the one-year anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, and his eye-witness accounting of the event. Also included are historical poems, including Paul Revere's Ride by H. W. Longfellow.
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.