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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.
Lies My Teacher Told Me: The True History of the War for Southern Independence by Clyde N. Wilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
In this hard-hitting collection of 4 essays, Dr Wilson cuts straight to the chase: YOU WERE LIED TO! You were lied to about the nature, character, and cause of the American “Civil War," but that is just the start. The entire South—its people, culture, history, customs, both past and present—has been and continues to be lied about and demonized by the unholy trinity of the American establishment...
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.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India by William Lucht
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.
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.
History of the Seaham Infirmary by Fred Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. 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.