Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century

“Red Director” Memories.
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Memories of the man who become Director General of one of the largest Soviet shipyards in Ukraine despite “son of the Enemy of People” label. Details of his biography are tightly connected to the story of Okean shipyard growth and struggle for the enterprise survival during economy collapse in 90s.
Lunch Bucket Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Winner of the 2017 John Bilsland Literary Short story Award for Non-fiction. 'The neighborhood men emerged from their homes and funneled onto the path like clockwork as though a great magnet drew them six times a day, back and forth: day shifts, afternoons, and night shifts--a cycle as sure and precise as the movements of the sun.' An ode to the factory workers of the past.
Bill Clinton: A Short Biography - 42nd President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Bill Clinton is a man of great contrasts and contradictions, a man whose presidency was disgraced by impeachment, but who remains one of the most popular presidents of the modern era.
Charles Lindbergh: A Short Biography - Famed Aviator and Environmentalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Lindbergh came from obscurity at only twenty-fiver years of age to become one of the most recognized men of the first half of the twentieth century. This famed aviator became a controversial figure during World War II and late in life focused his energy on conservation of the planet.
Richard Nixon: A Short Biography - 37th President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Richard Nixon rose through the political ranks to become the 37th U.S. president of the United States and has the dubious distinction of being the only president to be forced from the White House after the 1970s Watergate scandal.
Queen Elizabeth II - A Short Biography - Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and this short biography is her story from early childhood up until her recent celebration of 65 years as queen.
Dr. Robert H. Goddard – A Brief Biography - Father of American Rocketry and the Space Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Dr. Robert Goddard is considered the father of modern rocketry in the United States. His pioneering work lead the way to “space age” and man’s ability to travel to the moon.
President Jimmy Carter: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A peanut farmer from Georgia running as a maverick outsider narrowly won the presidential election of 1976 against the sitting president Gerald Ford to become the 39th president of the United States.
The British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Margaret Thatcher was a British stateswoman and the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Memories of 1916.
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books. · Memories Of Series. · History Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Memories of 1916 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - Present. Ideal for Birthdays, Anniversaries Etc.
A study on RAF Perton
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
How Hitler Seized Power: Could It Happen In America?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Lobathian Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Never in the history of our inspired experiment in self-government has our nation been in greater danger. If we value our freedom and democracy, we must understand how the Germans lost theirs in 1933. Could it happen in the USA?
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In the summer of 1970 there was a slew of bomb scares in Minnesota, including one that forced the evacuation of a Twins baseball game. Historian Jeff R. Lonto recounts that turbulent summer at the height of the Vietnam War, and shows what a completely different world it was 31 years before the 9/11 terror attacks.
Learn and Understand Capitalism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will present the reader with a brief history of the concept of capitalism, taking him or her on a journey which sets off in the 19th century and which has undergone many changes, resulting in what we call today “the free market”.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
What Most People Don't Know About Titanic
Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
An intriguing delve into the questionable circumstances around and behind the greatest maiden voyage of all time. Join the author as he explores the evidence and asks us to "follow the money!"
Hakenkreuz в нацистской Германии
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Possible rightfully to name this book the Encyclopedia of swastika, since the assembled in it information in and footnote (more than 3500 illustrations) is capable to strike by its volume of any reader. The second edition of the author's completed head «Hakenkreuz in Nazi Germany» and new illustrations.
The Start of Japan's Kamikaze Campaign
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A damaged Japanese fighter set off a savage fire on SC-699 at Biak in 1944. The incident played a key role in the development of kamikaze tactics.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).