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UFO Institute International History & Investigations - 20 Year Report
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1993, an Army National Guard Captain started a UFO Research organization in Colorado Springs on a quiet Tuesday night at the local library. It didn't take long before the organization was involved in a major event, known as "The NORAD Incident." This book tells how the group started and grew, outlines some of its major investigations, and also provides a history of UFO phenomena.
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.
Titanic - My Touch With History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Read about the amazing and touching experiences of Edith Brown Haisman and Michel Navratil. The two Titanic survivors stories were shared with Gerry MacPherson, storyteller and tour director, when in 1996 they visited the largest Titanic victim burial site in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Morningstar East: A Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
Night Rain: On Bad Jobs and Bad Bosses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Statistics show a majority of Americans hate their jobs. This is a work memoir about my life in the work force that encompasses over 40 years. I've worked as a temp, in clerical work, in restaurants, and miscellaneous tasks. I was a Jehovah's Witness, which had a major impact on my life.
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.
You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
The Bloviator
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 151,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Sex, drugs, scandals, murder, suicides and President Warren G. Harding. THE BLOVIATOR is a satirical novel, "a fiction fueled by fact," based on the true, last (and unbelievably bizarre) 6 months in the life of America's 29th President.
Citizens and Assassins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
A true and accurate account of the infamous lynching which occurred on April 19, 1909, in Ada, Oklahoma. A story rarely spoken about for over a hundred years, this is a story of vigilante justice which needs to be told.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
Complete Guide to the 1963 JFK Assassination: The Full Text of Three Major Reports - Warren Commission, House Select Committee, Assassination Records Review Board - President Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 815,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
All of the controversial aspects of the assassination of President Kennedy are examined in these three critical reports: the original Warren Commission report, the report of the Select Committee on Assassinations of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979, and the Assassination Records Review Board report of 1998.
Singapore. The Socio-Economic Development Of A City-State: 1960-1980
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by HeadAndHeartCafe. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The period covered in 'Singapore. The socio-economic development of a city-state' is one of great change and tells the story of one of the most successful turnarounds from an underdeveloped to a highly developed nation. It gives us a historical overview of the rapid growth and development of the Singapore economy, detailing the institutions and policies, which have made this growth possible.
1963 JFK Assassination: Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board - President John F. Kennedy, The JFK Act, Investigations, FBI and CIA, Zapruder Film, Medical and Ballistics, Critics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This is the 1998 report of the panel formed as a result of the 1992 President John F. Kennedy Records Collection Act.
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
In a Moon's Course
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
In a Moon’s Course tells the remarkable story of the Air Transport Auxiliary in Britain during World War II and revisits through flight simulation 28 of their flights. Older veterans, volunteer pilots from other countries and the parents and sisters of servicemen rose to the challenge of delivering hundreds of aircraft daily from the factories to the RAF. Simulation details are included.
De Moord op Albert I
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Country Power ~ The Electrical Revolution in Rural Alberta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When a rural electrification program, based on the cooperative concept, was put in place in the mid-forties, farmers were quick to take advantage of centralized power. Through self help and innovation, over 90 per cent of Alberta farms were electrified within a decade. Life on the farm evolved “from the candle to the computer” within the span of a generation.