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George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit by Charles Miller
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.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out by KeriLynn Engel
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.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
Jose Rizal's Collaborations with Other Heroes by Jensen DG. Mañebog
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.
Morningstar East: A Memoir by G. B. Couper
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 Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family by Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guevara by Alfonso Borello
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 O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee. by Brian Igoe
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 by Edward Slagle
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.
Discovering Pvt. Ira Allen by E E Colangelo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is the actual history of the author's paternal ancestor, Private Ira Allen, who was wounded during a battle of the War of 1812, along the Niagara River.
Chico Xavier: Uma Mentira? by Waldon Volpiceli Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Livro que revela toda a verdade sobre Chico Xavier: os absurdos do livro Nosso Lar; pareceres de especialistas mostrando erros em seus livros e muito mais. Também será revelado aqui os falsos milagres do Frei Galvão, o primeiro santo brasileiro.
Quattro settimane nelle trincee by Fritz Kreisler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Copertina Quattro settimane nelle trincee Uno dei racconti di guerra più belli e toccanti sul primo conflitto mondiale. Le avventure di uno dei più grandi violinisti di tutti tempi che ricorda cosa accadde agli uomini e agli eserciti sul fronte orientale.
Skąd mogę wiedzieć, czy Jezus naprawdę istniał? by Logos Media
Series: Życie wiarą. Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Polish. Published: January 18, 2013 by Logos Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Czy mówiąc o Jezusie jesteśmy zdani tylko na wiarę? Czy analizując źródła historyczne możemy dojść do wniosku, że Jezus z Nazaretu jest wielkim nieobecnym? Jak wyglądają fakty?
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman by Jim & Pete Jesson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford by Jack Richard Eddy
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer by James W Bancroft
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
Invade America! by John Ivor
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.