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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.