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'The Awakening of China': Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century by Edwin747
Price: Free! Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
"The Awakening of China": Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
China – The New Superpower by Matt Green
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. China, in general, has been one of the most intriguing countries in the world for most of its history. The most populous nation of the world.
The Preparation For Flight 77: With Driving Tour of the Two Weeks in Maryland Prior to the 9/11 Attack on the Pentagon by Erik Sellin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An intriguing look at how five men, bent on destruction and terror, lived and walked among the general population, with disquieting ease, in the days leading up to 9/11. Includes a driving tour of the places in Maryland that all five Flight 77 hijackers frequented in the two weeks prior to the attack. Ebook includes a link to the mp3 version of the driving tour.
07MH17 by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
On the seventeenth of July two thousand fourteen the flight MH17 with two hundred ninety six passengers was shot down in the cross fire between rebels and the army of Ukraine. Hundred ninety six of them were Dutch. Eighty percent were under eighteen years old. The author presents the prologue and epilogue in English, Dutch and Spanish with links to Soundcloud.
There Shall Be An Independent Scotland: British And Scottish Nationalism After The 2014 #Indyref by Malory Nye
Price: Free! Words: 27,570. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Scottish independence is one of the most significant political debates that has taken place within the UK nation's three hundred year history. One thing is clear: there shall be an independent Scotland, one day. In this collection of papers, Nye uses contemporary and historical examples to explore Scottish-British relations and particularly the values given to both British and Scottish nationalism
Shadows of Chicago: The True Story of Three Men and the Crimes that Shocked America by Matthew Drew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Imagine an America where crime flourishes unabated, where fires burn out of control, and where sports are controlled by the gambler’s dime. This is not historical fiction; this is fascinating nonfiction at its best. With distinctive Chicago flair, Matthew Drew tells the incredible true story of three childhood friends.
The Blue Suit - (A 9/11 Memoir) by Michaela DiBernardo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This true story/memoir of a young, working mother in New York's financial district relates her experience as she becomes an eyewitness to perhaps the most tragic day in the City's history. Told in the third person, "The Blue Suit" provides a personal perspective of a collective experience, as well as a brief oral history of the weeks and months following, and the indelible mark left behind.
Enormous Stories: Hard-Boiled Cleveland Journalism by James Renner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A collection of short nonfiction by Cleveland journalist James Renner.
Pekka Siitoinista Jussi Halla-ahoon Antikommunismista Ja Natsismista Maahanmuuttokriittisyyteen by Iiro Nordling
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Pekka Siitoinin arkistot aukesivat 2010. Niiden tutkiminen johti tämän teoksen kirjoittamiseen. Kirjan otsikko ei vastaa täysin kirjan sisältöä, jos katsoo esimerkiksi Halla-ahon silmälasien läpi. Otsikossa voi piillä jotain juonta jos katsoo Pekka Siitoinin kautta piirettyä linjaa Suomen äärioikeiston piireissä.
Same God, Different Name: Religious Intolerance in the Modern World by P. Hogan
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
This short book is intended for the average person interested in knowing the range of religious persecution by other religious groups, secular organizations, and societies in general. This book will briefly cover India, Vietnam, the US, and more to cover a range of problems facing religious liberty in the modern world.
21st Century American by Byron Goines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This is book 1 in a series of books by Byron Goines entitled “21st Century American,” which chronicles the journey of the 21st Century American into the future and examines the ideology of both political parties as the United States of America journeys together as a nation.
Turning Point: People's History meets Nationalist Narrative in Pakistan by Bilal Hamid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed? In the last decade of his life, the official historian of Pakistan turned against all his writings he had earlier authored.
My Way or the Highway: The True Story or Richard Mourdock’s Job Killing Quest Against the American Automotive Industry and How it Launched a TEA Party Hero by Indiana Democratic Party
Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book tells the story of a man who put the livelihoods of millions of Americans at risk. This book is not a case not against Richard Mourdock the man, but the motives and judgment that render him unfit for office.
The Real On the Road: A History of Writers of the Beats Movement by HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
You've read their books. Now dig deeper into beatnik culture with this history of beat generation writers. This book follows the earliest days of the movement and traces it until it's end. Along the way you'll learn tidbits about all the writers (from Ginsberg to Kerouac). The book also includes recommendations for what authors to read.
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President? by Ebol Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism? by Michael J. Findley
Series: Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
a warning to stop allowing Secularism to take over our lives and our country before we lose our faith, our freedom, and our future. In some form, rule by man and dismissal of God, coupled with violence toward dissenters, has existed since the Fall of Man. The targeting of believers for violence is necessary because they are the enemy of secularist supremacy.
Diary for a Day: 23rd April 2011 by Chudleigh Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The residents of Chudleigh, a small town in Devon, kept a diary for 23rd April 2011, which was both St George's Day and Easter Saturday. The diaries were displayed as part of the Chudleigh Literary Festival on 18th July 2011. They are now brought together in book form as input to the social history of Chudleigh.
Six Minute Guide to the Financial Crisis by John Colley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Using the Six Minute Strategist Methodology, John Colley has produced a concise and structured analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis. This is intended to be an introduction to the subject for readers who have found the whole matter to be complex and technical. By reducing the whole event to just 36 key issues John has tried to distill down a complex subject to a more compressible form.