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Największe katastrofy. Statki pasażerskie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Pierwsza z serii książek poświęconych katastrofom morskim. W książce znajduje się opis 40 największych katastrof morskich z udziałem statków pasażerskich.
Monks House and the Woolfs 100 years on.
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Eastern
This book details the history of Virginia and Leonard Woolfs house in the peaceful hamlet of Rodmell Sussex England. It dates back to the late 1500's and had been a carpenters home for around 100 years, the village millers house for around 100 years and Leonard and Virginias for around 50 years.
Retazos del pasado. Historias de guerra
Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: Spanish. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Alternative history
Este libro está formado por una novela corta: La Carta, y cinco relatos largos: Las tres botellas de vino, Treinta monedas, El del pañuelo rojo, Los veinticinco céntimos y La madrina de guerra. Todos ellos, unidos por una idea común: pequeñas historias inconclusas, protagonizadas por hombres a los que la guerra truncó sus vidas. Retazos del pasado, que luchan p
The Occupation of Britain
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 199,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In-depth examination of Britain's relationship with Europe since the 1940s and how that relationship developed from the 1940s all the way to the present day including the Brexit referendum campaign and the aftermath of the Leave vote that took place in 2016 right the way through the run-up to the Brexit negotiations.
Tell It To The Future Have I Got a Story for You about The Twentieth Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019 by Golden Quill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A compilation of stories about the 20th Century, written by the people who lived those times, that you will never forget! Whether you lived those years, or just want to learn what life was like, everyone will find something in this book.
Gente de orden. Historia de una famlia 1931-1936
Price: $5.66 USD. Words: 222,210. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Family history
El 12 de abril de 1931 Ángel, un joven de 20 años, pide permiso al padre de la joven con la que «habla» para convertirse en su novio formal. Es el mismo día en que nace la 2ª República. El libro narra como sus vidas, las de sus vecinos y las de sus familias van cambiando al mismo tiempo que lo hace el país motivado por los cambios y acontecimientos que se suceden durante la República.
Defenders of the West
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When Japanese submarines launched a few, scattered attacks on shipping along the Pacific Coast, the United States Navy moved quickly to establish new naval air stations to support squadrons of anti-submarine blimps. This is the story of Naval Air Station Tillamook and the unsung heroes who guarded the coast.
Blackpool and the Fylde During WW1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Though this is a locally focused history of Blackpool, a holiday resort town on the North West coast of the UK, its population in 1914-19, had an international flavour, with an influx of billeted troops, US medical base hospitals and Belgian refugees being among the most prominent.
The Conscientious Objector's Wife
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018 by Kate Macdonald. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Frank and Lucy Sunderland, English pacifists and fervent supporters of Labour politics and the Garden City movement, wrote to each other from November 1916 until April 1919, while Frank was in prison as a conscientious objector, and Lucy looked after their three children in Letchworth. This unique collection of letters gives rarely seen insights into daily life on the British Home Front.
Конной дорогой Бабеля
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: Russian. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Автор ищет ответы на вопросы: «Почему Семен Михайлович Буденный возненавидел Исаака Эммануиловича Бабеля лютой ненавАвтор ищет ответы на вопросы: «Почему Семен Михайлович Буденный возненавидел Исаака Эммануиловича Бабеля лютой ненавистью? А также на многие другие вопросы.
Ukraine & the United States: Unexpected Ways Two Nations Affected Each Other
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Condensed and exciting story of the great country of Ukraine from the time it was the greatest Kingdom of Medieval Europe known as Kiev Rus to the present days. It's about Vikings, Cossacks, planes, helicopters, rockets, ballistic missiles and much more. The book will try to explain why Ukraine is not Russia and what vital role Ukraine played in the world history including WWII
The Story of the River Front at New Orleans
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The classic story of the New Orleans waterfront, c. 1955, is now in eBook format, including linked contents and index, and featuring all of the many illustrations and photographs found in the original paperback edition. Raymond J. Martinez was a prolific storyteller and historiographer of all things New Orleans, and in this work he accounts for many developments and people that still matter today.
Journal: Passages in a Turbulent Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018 by Drawbridge Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This intimate record - written by a gifted story-teller in spurts from 1931 to 1974 - provides glimpses into pre-World War I Cambridge and Rockport, Mass., the Great Depression, a Paraguayan commune, and Boston rooming houses and slums, while conveying the writer’s day-to-day thoughts about love, poverty, child raising, joy, loneliness, and God.
Tired of California: The Beach Boys' Holland Revisited
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Tired of California examines the efforts of the Beach Boys to reinvent themselves in the early 1970s as they recorded their critically acclaimed Holland album.
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Notes To Mother
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 by Rutherford Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Notes To Mother is a series of in-your-face tales from behind the scenes of recent history. Ride in a stagecoach in the driver's box; guide and take pictures of Teddy Roosevelt in the wilds of Yellowstone Park; covertly gather info on the abandoned military hardware left over in the Pacific after WW2, for MacArthur's Korean battle; speak with Dr. Porsche about starting the first US VW franchise.
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. This well-illustrated volume lists the ships and their stories .....
Refusal to Submit: Roots of the Vietnam War and a Young Man's Draft Resistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Refusal to Submit, Richard Gould documents the Draft Resistance Movement explains his decision to refuse to be drafted into the U.S. army and details the events that follow—arrest, trial, and eventual imprisonment in a federal prison in Safford, Arizona. Structured as letters to his college-age children, he aims to pass the history of resistance on to the next generation of young activists.
Tales of the city
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general
How do we picture urban life and formulate our experience of it? Tales of the City, first published in 1998, brings together the academics' abstract tales with the vivid stories about a particular city, Milton Keynes, and the often moving self-narrations of its residents. It explores the role of story-telling processes for the creative constructing of personal experience with i the city,

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