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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.
A Crowded Loneliness The Story of Loss, Survival, and Resilience of a Peter Pan Child of Cuba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Set in Havana during the Cuban Revolution and in the Deep South before and during the Civil Rights Movement, A Crowded Loneliness, is based on the true story of 9-year-old Bienvenida Catalina Miranda. Catalina took part in Operation Peter Pan—a mass exodus of over 14,000 unaccompanied Cuban children to the U.S. It is a moving story about struggle, courage, and never letting go of your dreams.
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.
Leadership and Tactics During the Northern Campaign of the War of 1812 - From the Niagara to Lake Champlain, The Battle of Queenston Heights, Crysler's Farm, and the Battle of Chippawa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
American military historians have identified a trend in the US Army to start wars unprepared and ultimately emerge victorious having improved along the way. The War of 1812 set the standard in showing up unprepared, learning in early defeat, and emerging with a valid claim of martial competence.
The Contribution of Spain and Cuba to American Independence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
This history of the contribution of Spain and Cuba to the American War of Independence continues to be largely ignored by the Americans and the world in general, including Spaniards and Latin Americans. This new presentation of my previous work includes three additional chapters with new data and information to make it more up to date.
Unsung Pioneers - The Spirit That Made America Great
Price: $25.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Join the pioneers of Dakota Territory as they settle the land, turn the virgin soil, and persevere through drought, blizzards, grasshopper plagues, Indian uprisings and other catastrophes of man and nature. Discover why they come. Experience their journey as they traversed the North Atlantic's tumultuous seas. Walk hundreds of miles with them to stake a claim. Learn to trust God as they did.
BERDER la magnifique
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.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
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.
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
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until June 2!) 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?
That Girl Montana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A Romance Story about a Native America Girl called Montana set in the 1900s
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 Marfa House. 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.

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