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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.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This started as a book about college, being different, trying to fit in, and slowly coming out, in more ways than one. It turned into a story about love and longing and finally leaving Minnesota for San Francisco. This isn't the book my mother wanted me to write. She would say she was embarrassed because it was so dirty. I would tell her she wasn't the target audience and we would both laugh.
The Battle of the Somme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Battle of the Somme lives in our collective imagination as the epitome of pointless slaughter on the battlefield. A century on, the Somme has come to symbolise the futile horror of trench warfare. The first day of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the blackest day in British military history – 57,470 casualties, including 19,240 dead.
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Sixty years ago, the people of Hungary stood up to Soviet tyranny. In Budapest and throughout the nation, civilians demanded freedom from Soviet oppression and their country's communist government. It was one of the defining moments of the Cold War.
The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
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.
Killing Kennedy: The Real Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first book to reveal how the Warren Commission's most famous critics and defenders were working for the same team. On any major conspiracy involving CIA ops, the company puts its players into the driver's seat on both sides of the wedge.
The JFK Network
Price: Free! Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
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The JFK Network: An introduction to his assassination and the pattern of related unexpected deaths and murders.
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.
20.Yüzyıl Tarihi
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,290. Language: Turkish. Published: November 24, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20. yüzyılda Türkiye ve Dünyada neler yaşanmıştır? 20. Yüzyıl tarihi olayları, icatları, gelişmeleri, açıklamaları, hakkında bilgi. Dünya 20. yy. da soluk kesici bir hızla değişti. Uçan makineleri icat ettik, birçok hastalığa çare bulduk, uzaya yolculuk ettik ve yeryüzünün çevresine saniyede sözcükler ve resimler yolladık.
Türkiye'de Sıkıyönetimler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: Turkish. Published: November 23, 2016 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Türkiyedeki militarizmin tarihi denince akla gelen ilk isimlerden olan Serdar Şen’in yeni kitabı, ordu ve siyaset ilişkisini serinkanlı, analitik ve tarihsel bir açıdan ele alıyor. Türkiye’de Sıkıyönetimler, 1925 - 1980 tarihleri arasındaki militarist siyaseti, yakın Türkiye tarihini ve en önemlisi de günümüz siyasetini anlamak isteyenler için vazgeçilmez bir kitap.
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
Incontri e interviste a Belluno e dintorni
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Artisti, scrittori, giornalisti, imprenditori, gente comune, reduci di guerra, due legionari, pornostar, incontri casuali e interviste degli ultimi 15 anni, alcune realizzate per passione altre su commissione.
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939)
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,570. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Unspoken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Scopes "Monkey" trial and the final, undelivered, speech of William Jennings Bryan.
Janet’s World: The Inside Story of Washington Post Pulitzer Fabulist Janet Cooke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Janet Cooke caused one of the biggest scandals in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article, about an eight-year-old heroin addict, turned out to be a fake, along with her doctored resume.
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?
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.

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