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Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
Elizabethan Era
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
The Crucifixion of Max Hardcore!!!
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
How the FBI went out to destroy a pornographer simply because they ran out of Preparation H.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Napoleone
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una breve sintesi di Napoleone e dei suoi successori.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
"Local DJ -- At A Glance" -- A Digital Digest
Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Essay » Author profile
This is a compressed edit of the "Tenth Anniversary Digital Edition" of "Local DJ" which tracks the Rock & Roll career of Peter C. Cavanaugh through the years. Mr. Cavanaugh is prominently featured in the new "Rock Radio" exhibit at Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Jose Rizal's Collaborations with Other Heroes
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
It scholarly identifies Jose Rizal’s collaborations with heroes like Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Marcelo Del Pilar, Antonio Luna, Mariano Ponce, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Jose Alejandrino, and Edilberto Evangelista. Featuring their respective lives, it also tackles controversial issues like Luna’s supposed diversion of the Republic’s wealth, resulting in the Cojuangco clan becoming very rich.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
The Lamps Went Out - Sir Edward Grey and the 'War to End All Wars'
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On the evening of 3rd August 1914, Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary looked out of the Foreign Office window and famously declared that “The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. This study examines the key choices Grey and others made in the weeks leading up to the beginning of war and the impact these choices had on his life.
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.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
The Trip - A True Karmal Korn Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Two teenage boys decide to hitchhike to California during the heyday of the anti-Vietnam War counterculture on a quest to experience the essence of the hippie phenomena they have embraced as their identity. Humor and love are blended with fear and hatred as they encounter the people and events that transform them from boys to men. It is a timeless story of youth coming of age in a divided nation.
Guevara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ernesto Guevara aka El Che: A Very Short Introduction The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
The Man Behind The Brand - On The Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the famous nameplates of the open road...
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee.
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.

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