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The First Christmas
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
A Walking Tour of Norwich, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Norwich, Connecticut is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Cult of Plastic Reality
By L X
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
An analysis of American pop culture through historical lens, various factors are looked it to see how the entertainment industry is able to produced celebrities such as the Kardashians and Miley Cyrus and how they have such large followings. And what it means for North American society.
Maine Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
El Muerto, The Headless Horseman
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Headless horseman terrorized settlers, town citizens, outlaws and cowboys alike when they saw this creature roam the southwest Texas plains on a dun-colored horse.
A Dog's Life
By Matt Sorensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on true events, A Dog's Life is President Roosevelt's Scottish terrier Fala's answer to a letter from a poodle named Abigail. It tells of Falas life with FDR through the stressfull years oif WW-II and the response by the "greatest generation."
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Our Harvest Being Gathered In: Writings For Thanksgiving
By Doug McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed writings, Our Harvest Being Gathered In helps us celebrate the holiday with thankful thoughts from pilgrims, presidents, and poets.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Look Up, Butte! A Walking Tour of Butte, Montana
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Butte, Montana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Cheyenne! A Walking Tour of Cheyenne, Wyoming
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cheyenne, Wyoming is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Concord, New Hampshire is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour East of Broadway
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Portland, Oregon east of Broadway is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Pierre! A Walking Tour of Pierre, South Dakota
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Pierre, South Dakota is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of The Historic Core - Financial District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Los Angeles - Financial District from is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Simple Contentment
By Susan F Roberts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Helena! A Walking Tour of Helena, Montana
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Helena, Montana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.