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The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Bad Ass Presidents
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Ever wanted to know more about the American Presidents, but were unsure where to look? Bad Ass Presidents follows the life of America's warrior Presidents. Forget Bush, forget Obama - They're a bunch of pussies compared to these guys.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Killing President Lincoln
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Have you ever wanted to know more about history, but don't have time for the long version? This book brings you a short account of the Lincoln Assassination. In less than 60 minutes you will meet the key players, learn the pertinent facts of Booth's plot, and discover the fate of the individual conspirators.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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 the Las Vegas Strip from walkthetown.com 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 Swamp Fox and His Ragtag Militia
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Francis Marion, hero of the American Revolution or anti-hero? Ride alongside the man, the myth, the legend. Read the interwoven stories of his men within the story. See the cruelty that created a nation. Learn about the idealized barbarity of men to dedicate and consecrate a land for the lost and hopeless, the wretched masses yearning to be free. Based on true events.
Killing the Presidents: Presidential Assassinations and Assassination Attempts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Killing The Presidents offers a brief and fascinating look at the Presidents who lost their lives, the motives and mental states of the assassins, and the reactions of the public to the shootings.
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día
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Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Equality And Justices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It has long been my belief that the greatness of America has arisen in large part out of the diversity of her peoples. Before the war, peoples of Japanese ancestry were a small but valuable element in our population. Their record of law-abiding, industrious citizenship was surpassed by no other group.
Palmer Park: A History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: 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.
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
The American Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Fractured Spirits: Hauntings at the Peoria State Hospital
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Dark Continents Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Fractured Spirits, Sylvia Shults brings a passion for paranormal investigation to her adventures at the haunted hotspot that is the Peoria State Hospital. Ghost hunting groups, sensitives, former nurses, and ordinary people share their stories with her, their voices resonating to create a panoramic view to rival the vista of the Illinois River.
The Ancient American Conspiracy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
proof that the following civilizations reached America long before Christopher Columbus: Sumerians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Jewish, just to name a few. There have been many relics discovered with Phoenician writings, Viking inscriptions, and a stone with the 10 commandments engraved on it, all discovered in the Americas.There have also been many underground civilizations discovered.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
“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
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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.