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James Clerk Maxwell: A Short Biography Giant of Nineteenth-Century Physics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
James Clerk Maxwell is regarded by most current physicists as the scientist of the nineteenth-century who had the greatest influence on twentieth-century physics. He is ranked with Sir Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein for the fundamental importance of his contributions.
Fashion Women 1800 History Notes Book 12
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
Love gorgeous historical women's fashions? Take a look at what women wore and carried in 1800 in Europe and around the world. Dresses, ball gowns, shoes, hats, purses, coats, gloves, shawls from museums, fashion plates, and historical houses. are all shown in beautiful images. Underwear and corsets are included as well as the chains and boxes they carried.
Pelisse, Redingote, or Walking Dress: History Notes Book 5
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Coat, Pelisse, Redingote, Walking Dress, Promenade Dress. These coats or jackets all did the same job and colors and styles changed greatly with the prevailing fashions. Enjoy lots of historical and edited images from fashion plates and extant garments.
Reticules, Bags, or Purses History Notes Book 3
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
What was fashionable for purses in past centuries? Call them what you like: purses, bags, handbags, reticules, ridicules, clutches, or pocket replacements. Enjoy these historical and edited images of purses and the changes in styles and colors.
Andrew Jackson: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
“Old Hickory” as Andrew Jackson came to be known, aptly described a man with a tough constitution and a fiery disposition. Orphaned at a young age, Jackson would climb to power as the seventh president of the United States and become one of the most influential of American presidents.
America’s Second War of Independence: A Short History of the War of 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
During the War of 1812, or the “second war of independence,” the United States, which consisted of eighteen loosely joined states, took on Great Britain, the greatest naval power in the world, in a military conflict that would have a lasting impact on America’s future.
American Magdalene: The Redemption of Belle Brezing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Belle Watling of "Gone With the Wind" was a real woman, born illegitimate, raised in poverty in a violent home, and cast off at 15 after her mother's funeral, with a baby in her arms and her door padlocked by the landlord. From this desperate childhood, Brezing became rich and famous, operating what Time magazine called the "most orderly of disorderly houses."
The Lewis and Clark Expedition – A Short History
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.
Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Crimson Sparrow. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A history student's essay detailing the military changes enacted after the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
History of the Seaham Infirmary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
In the majority of towns and cities in the Victorian era it was “voluntary” infirmaries that provided care for the sick, elderly and infirm. The Seaham Infirmary served the town admirably for almost one hundred and twenty five years but it could not compete with the modern, up-to-date- hospitals in the near vicinity of the town. This book documents the fine history of Seaham Infirmary.
The Elvaston Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
Regency Overview Book 1 Regency Life Series
Series: Regency Life, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes give an overview of life through longer Regency years, plus a light-hearted look at the people, places, and fashions of the times.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
Easter In Images
Series: History Events, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Easter & Lent
Easter history, customs and traditions from around the world shown through historic images, postcards and cards, plus gorgeous Russian Faberge eggs. A visual feast for all history lovers and students.

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