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O. B. Padgett - A Florida Son by Alice L. Luckhardt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In a region's history there can be individuals overlooked. One such person is now brought to the forefront of Martin Co.,FL history. This Florida native was "O. B." Padgett. It was the 1920s, a period of bootleggers & outlaws during Prohibition. O. B. was Stuart's Chief of Police and had to deal with outlaws, the most notorious, the Ashley Gang. Things would not go smoothly for this young lawman.
Our Dual Citizenship by David Roberts
Series: Surviving in the New America, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » History » American
Today, America is at a crossroads where in one direction is a godless Socialist agenda and in the other is the restoration and return to the principles that guided the founders and authors of the Constitution.
State of the Union: Selected Annual Presidential Addresses to Congress, from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Barack Obama, and others by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Selected State of the Union speeches from George Washington to Barack Obama. The War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War, Vietnam and Civil Rights, the end of the Cold War, the First Persian Gulf War, 9-11 and the Second Persian Gulf War, and the 2008 Economic Meltdown.
Troublesome Country by James Hufferd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2012 by James Hufferd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
Americans agree overwhelmingly with and take vigorous pride in a limited number of familiar, cogent propositions inherited from our Revolutionary/founding era that define our country and comprise the tenets of the unofficial American national creed. Troublesome Country presents an unflinching evaluation of America’s history and the stupendous failure to practice our sterling ideals.
Hiking Oregon's History by William Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This engaging history tells the stories behind 56 of the state's most interesting historic sites -- from a desert cave with 14,000-year-old artifacts to Lewis and Clark's route, gold mining ghost towns, and haunted lighthouses. The book also suggests optional hiking trips so you can see the sites yourself.
Afro-Muse: The Evolution of African-American Music by Ian C. Dawkins Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Ian C. Dawkins Moore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of music making in early African societies and its importation to America. A review showing the musical influences of Africa onto America. Chapters includes: Africa's history, musicology, instruments,the middle passage, seasoning in the islands, new world Africans arrive with their music,conversion to Christianity, the spirituals, camp meetings,the blues and hip hop's real origins.
JFK: Selected Speeches of President John F Kennedy by Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In the short 1000 days of his Presidency, John F Kennedy launched the American space program and introduced the Civil Rights Act, led the nation through the greatest threat ever to its existence -- the Cuban Missile Crisis -- and then signed the first nuclear disarmament agreement with the USSR. This is an anthology of his most prominent speeches.
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.
Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century by Elizabeth Witbeck
Price: $0.99 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Framing 9/11 by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » American(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book the reader will learn why the NIST account of Building 7's destruction at the World Trade Center is not plausible. In this book, one will learn shocking facts about the real story behind the destruction of the Twin Towers at the WTC. In this book, one will learn why the NTSB's account of what happened at the Pentagon is not tenable. In this book one will learn about what comes next.
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.