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Thinking Through the Cold War by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss” by Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
TWA 800:Accident or Incident? by Kevin E. Ready
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Was the TWA 800 airliner disaster an accident or act of terror. This insightful, in-depth analysis of the facts and possible alternative answers to the deadly crash.
Chicano Manifesto by Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle by Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
The Sword Of Liberty by Loren Enns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
The novel unfolds as American Spec-op warrior John Laurens is called to the island of St. Croix for the execution of a secret will. At the reading, Laurens finds himself identified as the only remaining descendant of America's greatest hero. As such, he is charged with leading America back from the edge of a government spawned financial disaster, by unleashing the Constitution's greatest power!
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941 by Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Great Delaware Sports Book by Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.
Ex-Rich Girl Tells All by Kami Corban
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
Do you ever wonder if your heart is a reliable guide? If you do, then this story will speak to you. Money can't teach a person how love starts, what makes it tick, and how not to wreck it. For many people love comes as naturally as breathing. Kami Corban, 21, isn't in that group. She has to sweat and strive and read the manual twice. In spite of hardship, she believes in fairy tale endings.
Illustrated What Is an Establishment of Religion? by Mary C. Findley & Michael J. Findley
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,090. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism 1 Why did the colonists go to the American wilderness? Why did most colonies have an established religion? Where did the phrase "wall of separation" really come from? What did the founders believe about religion in general and Christianity in particular? Was Thomas Pain the founder of American Secular Humanism?
Grit, Grief And Gold: A True Narrative Of An Alaska Pathfinder by ANDY BARNETT
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Grit, Grief and Gold is an eyewitness account of M.J. Heney's railroad building in Alaska. Whiting was chief surgeon during construction of the White Pass & Yukon Route and Copper River & Northwestern Railway, as well as a good friend of "The Irish Prince of Alaska." This epub includes the original text and photos, an appendix that expands Whiting's account and additional photographs.
The Shoulders of Giants by Greg Masceri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of the American conservative movement. From pre revolutionary America through to present times. Well researched and a history of America from a true conservative viewpoint.
The Truth About Slavery in the United States and Around the World by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » History » American
Slavery is alive and well. Yes, even today, in the 21st Century there are slaves. Not only in foreign countries, but also here in the United States. In your very own town, in your very on community.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty by Terry Ganey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
The Saga Of The Outlaw Harry Tracy by James Nystrom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The exciting story of one of the last of the Wild Bunch outlaws, Harry Tracy. From his beginnings as a member of the infamous Hole in the Wall gang to the incredible manhunt that chased him across hundreds of miles through Oregon and Washington in the summer of 1902, the book reveals the man behind the legend as well as the exciting details of the legendary chase.
A Country without Memory by John Lesage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
Tales from Annapolis by Rich Zino
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of 91 stories from 61 graduates of US Naval Academy from 1931 through 1994 relating personal experiences from their Midshipman days.
The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy by Andre Jute
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Screenplays » Drama
Omnibus containing the novel AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, the screenplay A CRIME OF INFLUENCE, and the radio play PIVOT, both adapted from the novel by the author, Andre Jute.