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STAND UP: An Archive Collection of the Bay Area Asian American Movement 1968-1974
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Stand Up chronicles the beginnings of the 1960s-70s Bay Area Asian American movement. Includes primary documents and analysis of the movement from the perspective of its participants. Includes materials from the Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), the International Hotel anti-eviction coalitions, the Asian Community Center (ACC) and others
Why I Stand: From Freedom to the Killing Fields of Socialism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
Why I Stand highlights the threat of Marxist Socialism to our American culture. The victor will determine the heart, soul, and freedom of our nation for future generations.
Buried By Table Rock Lake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Buried By Table Rock Lake reveals the tales, anecdotes and facts about everything covered by Table Rock Lake of the Missouri Ozarks.
A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018 by Orphan Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"This outstanding memoir is a fully realized treasure." Eric McDowell, US REVIEW OF BOOKS. William Walters was one of the last riders of the American Orphan Trains that transported 250,000 children from the East Coast into the emerging West from 1854 through the 1930s. Homeless at age four, William found an extraordinary path through nine decades of U.S. and world history.
Writings From WEB DuBois: Selected Writings from one of America's Most Famous African-American Fighters for Civil Rights and Black Equality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,120. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
W.E.B. Du Bois combined radical politics with an uncompromising fight for social justice. This anthology contains "The Souls of Black Folk", "The Negro", and "The Conservation of Races". Preface presents a brief biography.
Monologues - Suffragists and Activists
Monologues depicting 10 women who advanced a woman's right for equal educational opportunities, increased civil liberties, and the universal right to vote in the United States: Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul, Elizabeth C. Stanton, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Clara Shortridge Foltz, Clara Barton, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Abigail Adams, and Inez Milholland Boissevain.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Mercury, America's first manned spacecraft.
Slow Death of Fresno State
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Administration / general
The Slow Death of Fresno State: A California Campus under Reagan and Brown looks at the history of Fresno State College (now Fresno State University or California State University , Fresno) in the late 60's and early 70's when faculty was locked out, fired and ethnic studies and La Raza programs were targeted by the administration.
Watergate: The Hoax
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 243,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Chalet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
"Forensic tour de force" • "Monumental achievement" • "Couldn't put it down" • "Magisterial" There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate. There were no electronic "bugs." "Watergate" was an elaborate hoax designed to hide CIA deeds that weekend that were far darker. It was a malicious CIA fraud, a fiction—and fiction doesn't leave a paper trail.
Reflecting Malcom X :Wordings of the Detroit Red
Price: $2.07 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2019 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
Indulge and perceive in the thought provoking words from the courageous leader and advocate for the rights of Blacks.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
El Salvador History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Spanish Conquest and Colonization, Civil Conflict, Society, Economy, industry, Government and Politics
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,740. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
The Big Four Railroad Barons and Other Railroad Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Big Four—Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford and Charles Crocker—ruled California government, both state and local, for thirty years. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which they owned, was the single largest corporation in California and controlled 85 percent of the state’s railroad tracks. This book details how the Big Four used California as their own personal banking instrument.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
Odd and Unusual Tales from the Old West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Read about the Seven Little Indians, who hard-bitten mountain men could not bring themselves to put to death following an Indian battle. The reader will also find a story of the Headless Horseman, a true tale that happened in Texas. The legend of Blackberry Hill, John Colter's six mile naked run from Indians.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Aborted Mission - Astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 13 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert, with their first-hand description of the harrowing flight.
Final Judgment: The Missing Link in the JFK Assassination Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book demonstrates the strong likelihood Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad, collaborated alongside the CIA and the Meyer Lansky Crime Syndicate in the JFK assassination because President Kennedy was working to prevent Israel from acquiring nuclear weapons of mass destruction, a fact that remained a dark secret for decades. Other motives to murder JFK are also explored in great detail.

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