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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?
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.
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 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.
Spirits of an Industrial Age by Jacob Middleton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Spirits of an Industrial Age explores the social and cultural context of these ghosts, looking at ghost impersonators, supernatural belief, and popular perceptions of the Victorian city. This wide-ranging work reveals the ghost beliefs of the nineteenth century, and explains why wandering spirits held such a grip on the popular imagination.
63 Years a Vicar: The Life and Times of Henry Burnaby Greene, Vicar of Longparish, Hampshire, England 1821-1884 by Martin Coppen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The remarkably long ministry of the Revd Henry Burnaby Greene in the Hampshire village of Longparish saw a great change in English society, the Church and a small agricultural community. This short but detailed biography describes the achievements, sorrows and work of a nineteenth century clergyman. It is also a family history of the Burnaby, Greene and Woodcock familes through this period.
Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841 by Mary Beth Smith
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The Great Tea Party in the Old Northwest: State Constitutional Conventions, 1847-1851 by David M. Gold
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Supporters of today's Tea Party movement claim the Boston Tea Party of 1773 as their inspiration, while scholars dismiss the connection. Neither camp pays much attention to intervening years; both overlook one of the great populist movements. Yet 19th-century Americans who were fed up with reckless government spending, high taxes, and crony capitalism launched a campaign for smaller government.
The Road to Waterloo - a concise history of the 1815 campaign by Alasdair White
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to his defeat on the battlefield of Waterloo three years later, Napoleon's fall has a certain inevitability about it. Alasdair White explores the events of 1815 and sets them in perspective, showing how close Napoleon came to an improbable victory despite his many failings.
Divided We Fall: The Confederacy's Collapse From Within - A State-by-State Account by Calvin Goddard Zon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Southern war for independence was ultimately lost on the battlefield, but the collapse of the home front was equally decisive. The Confederacy’s downfall was hastened by Southern opposition that took many forms: secret peace societies, Unionist guerrilla bands, spy networks, draft resistance, a rising tide of desertions, enlistments in the Union army, food riots, and states' rights dogma.
L'assedio di Roma by Carlo Pisacane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
La storia della caduta della Repubblica Romana nel 1849 nell'interpretazione di Carlo Pisacane.
The Day They Hanged a Banker by Martin Hedges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.