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The Longest Nights: General John Imboden and the Confederate Retreat From Gettysburg by Heather Michon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
A short account of the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. Under the command of Virginia General John D. Imboden, a 20-mile long wagon train of the wounded were sent south into Maryland and Virginia, only to meet the enemy again Williamsport, Maryland.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family by Andrew Himes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Andrew Himes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
Mountain Men of Idaho by Darcy Williamson
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
74 Short Stories of Idaho's Mountain Men They were hunters, trappers, bear fighters, Indian killers who lived off the land and survived annual rendezvous. The sun, the wind, the harsh winter climate tanned and dried and leathered their faces until those without beards (and there were a few) had to roll up their sleeves to bare white arms as proof of their Caucasian identity.
Palmer Park: A History by Kevin McQueeney
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century by Elizabeth Witbeck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
My Fellow Americans: Presidential Inaugural Addresses from George Washington to Barack Obama by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,480. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Complete inaugural addresses of all the American Presidents. "With malice toward none, with charity for all." -- Lincoln. "The only thing we have to fear is -- fear itself." -- Roosevelt. "Ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country." -- Kennedy.
Little Big Horn: A Saga of Sitting Bull by Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Seldom has the story of the Little Big Horn been told in terms Sitting Bull might understand; in a manner we all should see it. But here is such an account, from his early life to the Washita and Little Big Horn and beyond. Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the significant events of the great chief's life.
Slow Death of Fresno State by Kenneth Seib
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Historical Cities-San Francisco, California by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition in the Historical Cities series explores landmarks and sites within the city of San Francisco. Over 50 sites are divided into the east and west side of the northern end of the Peninsula. Maps and GPS coordinates are included.
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back! by Floyd M. Orr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
A Brief History of New York City by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
New York City -- what a city, what a history! If it happened anywhere in America, it probably happened in New York City. Reading the history of this city is fascinating and exciting, as if watching the people and the events, that traveled through the region and across the years. This little ebook is an annotated timeline of the major events of this incredible city.
A Cat's Tale by Matt Sorensen
Series: Pilgrim's Paws, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The story of the Mayflower voyage as told by the ship's cat. The story begins as Pilgrims attempt to leave Holland for the Virginia Colony aboard Speedwell, and traces their adventures as they are forced to reduce their numbers and sail aboard Mayflower. Tabatha, ship's cat aboard Speedwell, joins the Mayflower crew and voyages with the Pilgrims to the New World.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History by Glenn W. Worthington
Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California by Sunny Lockwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An anthology of writings from Thomas Paine. Paine's radical views on the emancipation of women, the redistribution of wealth and social equality, and religion, made him an outcast even among his fellow American Revolutionaries. Even today, he remains the only major figure of the American Revolution who has no monument anywhere in Washington DC.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia by David Pratt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
The Declaration of Independence: A Play for Many Readers by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Documentary, Nonfiction » History » American
This "play" can be read aloud in a class of any size, or read silently by one or more students, to give a feel for what it took to get the Declaration written and passed. I have researched the debates of the Second Continental Congress, and the delegates to arrive at this dialog.
Séances in Washington: Abraham Lincoln and Spiritualism during the Civil War by Irene McGarvie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Nixon-Carre. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » History » American
Séances in the Lincoln White House? This book is the first-hand account of the experiences of Nettie Colburn, a medium in Washington during the Civil War. It includes much of the original work along with background information and explanations of many of the events mentioned, from the Fox sisters and the beginnings of the Spiritualist movement in the 1840’s to table tipping and trance.