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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 & Nature » Meteorology & 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.
Look Up, Savannah! A Walking Tour of Savannah, Georgia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Savannah, Georgia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of The New Orleans French Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' French Quarter from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of the New Orleans Central Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' Business District from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
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.
Somewhere in Oregon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
A series of short stories about Oregon Giant Circles of rocks; maybe an ancient Indian astronomical observatory. A city literally made out of gold ore. A cowboy kid who outshines adult rodeo stars. Believe in Sasquatch or not, we’re always on the lookout for him! Ralph Nader’s Corvair scare debunked at a Corvair Lair.
A Trip To the Gallows in East Tennessee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book gives the actual account of murderers that received the death penalty with the facts of the case and the events of the hangings. The facts are real with the actual names of the victims and the perpetrator. The hangings listed here cover a period of about forty years in East Tennessee.
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
The Liberating Promise of Philanthropy: Stories of Grant-Makers in the South
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » History » North America
Very little has been written about the way in which the grant-making foundations have shaped the modern economy and culture of the South. Now Martin Lehfeldt, former president of the Southeastern Council of Foundations, and Dr. Jamil Zainaldin, president emeritus of the Georgia Humanities Council, fill that gap in our national understanding with this comprehensive yet accessible history.
A History of the People Called MOWA
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
An illustrated history of the MOWA Choctaw people of southwest Alabama.
The Story of the River Front at New Orleans
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The classic story of the New Orleans waterfront, c. 1955, is now in eBook format, including linked contents and index, and featuring all of the many illustrations and photographs found in the original paperback edition. Raymond J. Martinez was a prolific storyteller and historiographer of all things New Orleans, and in this work he accounts for many developments and people that still matter today.
A Brief History of New Orleans Culture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book offers a look at the cultural history of New Orleans and the current culture, including what "Aint dere no mo." It covers a broad spectrum of New Orleans culture in a concise and articulate manner.
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
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
Mysteries of the South: Alabama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Social history
-Noccalula’s Ghost -The Cahawba Ghost -The Alligator Monster -And More
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Down In New Orleans: True Stories of a Fabled City
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of New Orleans told through narratives of the people, places and events that created the city on the Mississippi River with its character and soul. Over 300 hundred years of French adventurers, Spanish colonists and later hordes of Americans, this book reveals their personalities, motivations, agendas, emotions, temperaments and experiences . Surprise and intrigue populate the pages.
New Field, New Corn: Essays in Alabama Legal History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » North America
NEW FIELD, NEW CORN is an anthology of research papers that explore topics from the rich legal history of Alabama and its influential legal figures. Topics include Justice Hugo Black, equity courts, the state's many constitutions, the enclosure movement, militarization of the University of Alabama, and the case of Strange v. State. Its general editor is (and introduction by) Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
An Easy Guide to Our Ancestors' Virginia
Series: USA's First 13 States. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This guide contains all names of towns, counties and even the state of Virginia before it was a U.S. state. It aids genealogy researchers to locate the real name where their ancestors once lived, providing a truer sense of how our forefathers once lived.
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.