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Unvanquished: How Confederate Women Survived the Civil War by Pippa Pralen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As starvation stalked the land, they hid food and heirlooms in wells and swamps, and outwitted Yankee soldiers. Plantation mistresses tell their stories of survival. Slaves have a voice too in these vivid eyewitness accounts. Includes frugal Civil War recipes: oatmeal pie, "idiot's delight cake", confederate coosh.
American Hannibal by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains by Bob Rea
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
An Existential approach to American History by Patrick ODougherty
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Existential Approach to American history with an invitation for the reader to Re-Invent their personal story and myth against the history of America's founding and creation.
Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
The Reconstruction of a Nation by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Reconstruction of a Nation is an epic verse poem about the US Civil War. It starts with the forty years the led us into war. Then it travels, by year, through all major battles, civilian life on both sides, women in the period, politics and prisoners, slavery, newspapers, foreign reactions. It ends, explaining Reconstruction in a beaten South.
La pistola a vapore by Mario Tancredi
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: Italian. Published: March 30, 2018 by Beyond Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Lo sfondo storico è la Guerra di Secessione Americana. Il protagonista Dylan Colt, fratello del celebre Samuel Colt, riceve da quest’ultimo l’incarico di costruire alcune armi che egli ha progettato.
Who's Your Pharaoh? God's Message Ignored by Jonah Whale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Has God been sending a message to America? Has God been sending messages to our leaders? If He has, have we been listening? "Who's Your Pharaoh" is a study of recent American history from a biblical perspective. In this book, we discover the message that God is trying to send us through recent American history. Is America ready and willing to hear it? Are you ready and willing to hear it?
Native American Heroes by Rishi Harrison
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
EVERY age, every race, has its leaders and heroes, read about the legends of the Native American Nations and how they influenced North American in the era of transition as European settlers began to expand the United States and change the fragment of their societies forever.
America in the Sixties: a most interesting decade by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
America in the Sixties: A Most Interesting Decade, covers the nineteen sixties in the U.S. This was the only decade in U.S. history with four prominent leaders of the country assassinated. The decade began in a near nuclear holocaust. The country was forced into the Vietnam War. The Civil Rights movement grew legs. The poem covers music, feminism, hippies, and music. Don't forget technology.
The History of Sackets Harbor, New York by JI Soucie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1801, the eastern shore of Lake Ontario was full of green fields and trees until one man, Augustus Sackett, visited the area and changed the landscape forever. The lush green fields morphed into saw mills allowing the building of houses and storefronts. Families moved into the area; the village grew and prospered. Through wars and fires the village had to be rebuilt making way for the future.
Preserve Protect and Defend: The Presedency of Abraham Lincoln by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
This book touches on many of the Civil War battles, Lincoln's speeches and writings and most of his actions during his presidency. It is simply written and an excellent introduction to Abraham Lincoln. It is the third volume in a series which includes his early years, his time as a lawyer and his reentry into politics.
Quest for the West by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Quest for the West is an epic, historical poem that tells the story of the US expansion through the years, ending when all states were occupied to the Pacific Ocean. It begins with the thirteen colonies becoming a nation. After telling the stories of the hardships of the brave souls who took the journey, it ends when the country spans from coast to coast.
Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People by Stewart H. Holbrook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the brick-paved streets of Boston and New England, to the deserts of Arizona, to the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest, beloved author and columnist Stewart Holbrook takes his readers down uncharted paths in a series of delightful pieces. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People is pure Americana that delves into the myths of motley people, and the places they made famous.
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures by David D. Schein
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
Bookends in Time: A Memoir of the Columbia by Roger Williams
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
I was almost there at the beginning, and I was almost there at the end. By the most amazing coincidence, I was near to the shuttle orbiter Columbia both in triumph and tragedy. This is my story, written in tribute to the lost.
Trump's Twitter Presidency by Runyararo Ndudzo
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » American
This book will focus on how Trump's use of the twitter platform is affecting the American people and the world at large.
Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Catoctin Mountain runs from northern Frederick County, Md., to northern Loudoun County, Va., crossing the Potomac River as it does. Its natural history dates back to prehistoric times. Its history during the era of man is more recent and more fascinating filled with crimes, secrets, monsters, and drama. Secrets of Catoctin Mountain tells stories of railroads, canals, war, saints, and sinners.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock by Robert Stephen Carter
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Kanye West for President by Lawrence Kardashian
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » American
Kanye for president of the United States. Government assassins have been caught red handed.