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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.
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.
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.
Framing 9/11 by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,740. 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.
In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 Year History of the Asian Law Caucus by Sam Cacas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
“In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 year history of the Asian Law Caucus” by Sam Cacas shines a bright light upon the Korematsu decision and the first Asian Pacific American class action employment discrimination case - often ignored American legal history which Asian Pacific Americans have been involved in and which the Asian Law Caucus pioneered including the.
The Story of Georgia's Boundaries: A Meeting of History and Geography by William J. Morton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Georgia’s boundaries are more than mere lines on a map. They reflect centuries of wars and treaties, political maneuvering and litigation, heroic actions and human error. From the arrival of Europeans in the New World through legislative resolutions in 2008, this book recounts the landmarks, events and people that have shaped present-day Georgia.
Writings From WEB DuBois: Selected Writings from one of America's Most Famous African-American Fighters for Civil Rights and Black Equality by Lenny Flank
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.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865 by Peter Steffens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
Traditional Recipes Near Gettysburg by Amy DeVries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Natural Foods, Nonfiction » History » American
I have written a cookbook to share my family's recipes and to encourage you to eat the fresh, seasonal foods of Gettysburg and the mid-Atlantic area. These recipes have been passed down though the generations and were probably used during the Civil War era.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed by ted clarke
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century by John Paul Godges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx by Ross Hudgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Ideas into Books: Westview. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War by Tom Allemeier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes(5.00 from 1 review)
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions by Robert Collins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.