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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 and 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,
Truth and Love: Finding the Soul of the Sixties
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
What’s it like when your hometown becomes THE hotbed for Hippies? While investigating the unlikely death of a man who changed her life, San Francisco native and journalist Carol Blackman conducted sixty first-person interviews to uncover the stories from real people who lived through the late 1960s in San Francisco and nurtured many of the “far-out” ideas that have become today’s mainstream.
Hitler: Philosopher King
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Hitler’s Aspergic personality and postmodern philosophy combined to enable both his personal political success and then the nature of the postmodern power state that he constructed, recreating a new culture and morality in order to yield the maximal amount of the only currency that survives the caustic deconstruction of postmodernism, namely power itself.
La sombra del Führer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
¿Y si Hitler no se hubiese suicidado en el búnker de la Cancillería de Berlín? Esta novela aporta datos y argumentos que cuestionan la versión oficial sobre la muerte del líder nazi, sirviendo de excusa para una frenética trama en la que un periodista, una profesora y un alto cargo del Vaticano investigan la verdad tras la muerte en extrañas circunstancias de un amigo.
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.
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.
Eisenhower: Comparative Analysis of the Military Leadership Styles of George C. Marshall and Eisenhower, Can Judgment Be Developed: A Case Study of Three Proven Leaders (Patton, Eisenhower, Bradley)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Two unique studies examine leadership and judgment of Eisenhower and his fellow generals: A Comparative Analysis of the Military Leadership Styles of George C. Marshall and Eisenhower, and Can Judgment Be Developed: A Case Study of Three Proven Leaders (Patton, Eisenhower, Bradley).
TITANIUM - The true reality behind the German ‘Wonder Weapons’: Volume 3: The Strategic Question of Large Bunker Systems
Price: $26.90 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: German. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During the Second World War the German Wehrmacht showed extensive activities in the construction of underground bunker facilities throughout Europe.
King Wife
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When standing at the side eunuch chorus to His Majesty forestry prices, the group heads beneath King Regent House majority Decision Híp black eyes again, just as surprised by the appearance of West Qin Emperor, but seem to experience surprised that immediately disappeared in a flash. Emperor Qin Ha Tay Most people Hoan wearing yellow dragon, makes emerge body tall, wearing a dragon could not hide
Memories from a Shoebox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Memories from a Shoebox” relates a personal account of life rich in adventure and evocative detail. This Anthology touches essential fabric of life growing up in Northern Maine during the 1940s. Anyone interested in the history of this period, or seeks poignant proof that life in any generation is no mere accident, will relish every rollicking page of these homespun American stories
Reexamining Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Involvement in the Bay of Pigs – President Kennedy’s Unrealistic Expectations for the CIA Invasion of Castro’s Cuba, Reviews of the Trinidad and Zapata Plans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The accepted historical view of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) involvement in the Bay of Pigs is that the JCS failed to meet President Kennedy's expectations during the Bay of Pigs because they did not meet their responsibilities. Kennedy's supporters advanced this criticism immediately following the Bay of Pigs.
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 Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots. Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.

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