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37: The Year of Portent
By Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
Titanic 1912
By Ken Rossignol
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The original facts and details of the Titanic disaster from the newspapers of the world bring forward the story in a vivid and striking way! Join the news stories in action as the first reports told of the RMS Titanic being towed to Halifax and all the passengers saved in erroneous first reports. Learn how the survivors were saved and about the heroes of the night who sacrificed their own lives
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
By James D. Keeney
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
Titanic & Lusitania - Survivor Stories
By Ken Rossignol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The best of the Logan Marshall classics have been researched and edited by authors Bruce M. Caplan and Ken Rossignol and presented in this new book. The Titanic's secret fire is explained in great detail. The early days of World War I and the savage sinking of the Lusitania which caused over 1,000 civilians to die on an unarmed passenger vessel are brought to life. Great war posters.
Panama 1914
By Ken Rossignol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
PANAMA 1914 IS NOW BOARDING! Join this great voyage through the history of the Panama Canal, which is, one hundred years after its completion, on the eve of a new chapter in its spectacular history. From the early explorers, many seeking a critical water connection between two of the world’s great oceans to the determination of the best engineers of America, the BIG DIG finally opened for ships.
Vanguard Elite
By Andre Jute
Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
THE GREATEST CONSPIRACY THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN STARTED WITH THE STORMING OF THE WINTER PALACE. An epic historical saga of three intertwined families who live and die by their love of their Russian motherland and the searing passions they arouse in each other. VANGUARD ELITE is Book 1 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS.
Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words
By Peter John
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Based on three years of research in archives across Britain, Germany and the United States, Churchill versus Hitler is a fascinating book examining the views, rivalry and taunts of Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Covering the buildup to WW2, the war itself, and (in Churchill's case) afterwards - the book casts fresh light upon both the men and the events that enveloped them.
Who Was F. Scott Fitzgerald's Daisy?
By Andrea Olmstead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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Exciting news in the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald studies! Path-breaking research has led to a woman who his scholars did not know was nicknamed Daisy, the name given Gatsby’s lost love. Here she is identified and her life investigated. Only now does her influence on two characters in This Side of Paradise and a major character in an early version of Tender is the Night become clear.
To Save Russia: The Reincarnation of Nicholas II
By Donald Norsic
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 104,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a story about an American man and his extraordinary achievement. It is also a story about Russia in the tradition of the great Russian epics, containing a sweep as vast, and a grandeur as sublime, as the classical novels for which Russia is famous. Above all, it is a story of love and duty that transcend death.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
By Kevin Roe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
When the Babe Came to Town: Stories of George Herman Ruth's Small-Town Baseball Games
By James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
"Babe" Ruth was a baseball legend. You can find out why in "When the Babe Came to Town." This book shows how the Babe connected with the fans through his many exhibition and barnstorming games."When the Babe Came to Town" is a collection of some of these stories highlighting games that Babe Ruth played in Emmitsburg, Maryland; York, Pennsylvania; Oakland, California and Cumberland, Maryland.
Martin Luther King Jr. on Black Power and White Liberals
By Be Scofield
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this fascinating essay Dr. King scholar Be Scofield explores the more radical shift in King's views towards white people and racism. How did King relate to the Black Power movement? What were it's strengths and weaknesses? Was King more radical in economic terms than the BP movement? Be ready to learn some very interesting facts.
Cooking with Anne of Green Gables
By Kevin Sullivan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Living in a pastoral world, Anne would have dined fairly modestly, butshe always tried to make the occasion special. Extraordinary results can be achieved by presenting the meal elegantly, to show your guests how much you care for them. *Cooking in the early 1900's *Turn-of-the-Century Etiquitte *Planning and Authentic Anne of Green Gables Meal *Popular Games
Titanic Sites in Philadelphia and Vicinity
By Calvin Sun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Titanic disaster continues to fascinate us even after 100 years. This book discusses sites in and around Philadelphia that are related to the ship and its passengers.
Our Experiences As Ghosts Aboard Titanic
By Elizabeth & William Hicks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
William & his wife, Elizabeth, sister of Ken Marschall, the world's renowned Titanic Artist, share their experiences as playing ghosts on James Cameron's documentary, Ghosts of the Abyss. They were filmed on the movie set of Jim's original movie, Titanic, where they were filmed in front of green screens & then superimposed over actual 3D footage of the Titanic wreckage giving a very eerie effect.
Air Force Brat
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by San Marco Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A personal memoir of the three years spent as a child living in Europe as a military dependent during the sixties. This is a slice-of-life story of what it was like to be ten years old and living in a rural French village a scant 17 years after “the War.” A fascinating time in world history as well as my own.
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
By Aldo Treu
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo
Oswald Slept Here: Lives Changed by a Flash of History
By The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
When Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Kennedy, the crime ripped through lives far beyond the shooter and his victim. The Dallas Morning News, published within sight of the shooting, tells five short stories of lives forever changed.
Living Through a War
By John Phipps
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
A Distance Travelled
By Terence Kearey
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 4. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A Distance Travelled is the fourth in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from a family perspective. Caught up in the greed and restrictive practices of post-war industry, he came near to total collapse. Helped by friends and family he was able to recover, remarry and rebuild his life