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The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers by Fred Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers were raised in 1860 at Seaham Harbour. More than 7,000 men from the colliery districts of Seaham, Silksworth, Rainton and Durham enrolled as members of the Corps. For three generations these men had a distinguished record amongst the Volunteer Artillery Brigades of Britain. This book is a record of the history and past service of the Old 2nd Durham’s.
BERDER la magnifique by Yann Porée
Price: $3.55 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Berder la belle, Berder la magnifique est détentrice d'une histoire construite par des hommes et des femmes hors du commun. À travers les portraits du comte Dillon, du général Boulanger, de la duchesse d'Uzès, truculents et passionnants, laissons-nous porter au gré des ans. Ces personnages hauts en couleur font partie de l'histoire de France, de l'histoire de la Bretagne.
Flight to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad by Henrietta Buckmaster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Ebooks for Students, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This is a story of almost unbelievable heroism and great daring, told with gusto and sincerity. It is told through the lives of courageous men and women—some of them known to us by name; most of them, unknown. The Underground Railroad managed the escape of Southern slaves to the North. It was carried on at first by a handful of people: ministers, farmers, the escaped slaves themselves.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west 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 Early History of Sunland, CA: Volumes 1-8. by Mary Lee Tiernan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
The late 19th century witnessed a population explosion in the West. Towns popped up across the landscape; some thrived for a few years and died. Others prospered. This is the story of one town that almost didn't make it.
Lumbini Uncovered by Ramakanta Mishra
Price: $3.99 $1.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, was lost centuries ago. Rummindei of Nepal was identified as Lumbini based on an Aśokan edict found there. Later, the same edict was found in Kapileswar, which would indicate this place to be Lumbini too. But how can there be two Lumbinis? This unsolved puzzle of 90 years has been solved in this ebook. Actually none of them is the Lumbini. How was it solved?
The Lewis and Clark Expedition – A Short History by Aiden Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The new nation, the United States of America, doubled overnight in size with the purchase of a vast tract of land west of the Mississippi River known as the Louisiana Purchase. Come take the journey with these brave men and women as they explore this brave new land.
Perspectiva istorică asupra fenomenului spiritist by Ana Maria Ducuta
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: Romanian. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A historical perspective on the 19th century Romanian spiritist phenomenon as presented by the Romanian press of that time.
Messages from the Sea: Letters and Notes from a Lost Era Found in Bottles and on Beaches Around the World by Paul Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
A collection of messages found washed ashore on beaches around the world. The messages tell of foundering ships, missing ocean liners and shipwrecked sailors. Dating from a lost era of seafaring, they demonstrate the brave, lonely and fragile nature of life on the ocean waves.
Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth? by Allison Bruning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre and was killed in Garrett's Barn, Virginia by Sergeant Boston Corbett. But what if the body wasn't John Wilkes Booth? Nate Orlowek believes the body in the barn that day may not have been John Wilkes Booth. So who was the man in the barn that day?
The History Of Oil by Matt Green
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Did you ever wonder how the oil was discovered? In 1852, a Canadian inventor named Abraham Gesner discovered how to make kerosene from crude petroleum. In an age when candles and whale oil provided the only light after sun down, it was a dramatic discovery.
Florence Nightingale: Nurse Pioneer by Rhythm Prism
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Florence Nightingale: Nurse, Pioneer introduces young readers to one of the most remarkable women in medical history. The cultural and historic background of her life are discussed in terms a young person can understand. Vocabulary study is incorporated in the text. The words are keyed to definitions at the end of the book. This is an accessible, brief introduction to Florence Nightingale's life.
Les femmes et la révolution belge de 1830 by Soraya Belghazi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Essai historique sur la participation des femmes aux journées révolutionnaires de septembre 1830 à Bruxelles.
The Defeat of the 7th Cavalry: Impact on the Nation - Custer's Little Bighorn Loss in the 1876 Indian Campaign, Early Indian Policy, Post Civil War Focus, Effect of the Massacre on the Army, Politics by Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
On a Montana day in June, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer lost his entire force while attacking a large Indian encampment. The worst military defeat for the United States Army in the Indian campaigns had occurred and would become a legend.
Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
The Fight For Rorke's Drift by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A graphic account of the defence of Rorke’s Drift, the battle made famous by the motion picture ‘ZULU!’ An isolated garrison of British soldiers successfully defended a field hospital and supply store against a ferocious Zulu army, which was vastly superior in number. With information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades.
The True History of Lincoln's Assassination by Michael D'Amico
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
After reading Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address and realizing Lincoln’s firm determination to honor the oath that he had taken to “protect and defend” the Constitution of the United States and the Union, the author spent over fourteen years searching the shelves of used-book stores and libraries in the Washington D.C area for pertinent, fact-based material; accumulating over sixty sources.
War of 1812: The Staff Ride Handbook for The Battles of New Orleans, 23 December 1814 - 8 January 1815 - British Army, Infantry, Opposing Naval Forces, Dragoons, Plains of Chalmette, Rodriguez Canal by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 167,910. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book covers the final battles of the War of 1812.