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Best of the West 2015 by Brian Trembath
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book is a compendium of the most popular blogs published by the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Department during 2015.
Early Railroads of New York's Capital District by Timothy Starr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
“Early Railroads of New York’s Capital District” is a thorough history of the Capital Region’s early railroad history from 1826 to the turn of the century, featuring the first three railroads in the state. It details such famous railroads as the Mohawk and Hudson, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Delaware and Hudson, and New York Central, as well as the first horse car and trolley lines.
Lost Industries of Albany County, New York by Timothy Starr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From its origins as a fur trading post before the Revolution to its transformation into New York’s capital and the hub of transportation networks, Albany County became one of the earliest and greatest industrial centers of America. Albany’s little-known industrial era, which has largely faded into history, is contained in this one well-illustrated volume for the first time.
Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America by Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America" tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Images, Chronology, Statues of Girls, Source Note, Bibliography/Webliography. The 2016 ebook is a revised edition of the bestselling, awarding-winning book with the same title (Scholastic, 2000).
Brother Booker Ashe - It's Amazing What The Lord Can Do by Willy Thorn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » American
A biography of America's premier Black monk, aka Milwaukee's Ghetto Friar Tuck. Brother Booker Ashe was many things to many people. A famous clergyman, a civil rights leader, an inner city icon, a national black celebrity, a civic cornerstone, a chef, a theatrical buff, and a brother to all. Talented, charismatic, dynamic & multifaceted - everyone who met the man has a different story to tell.
Запретная история России. Сборник 2 by WP IP GEB
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The collection includes works by various authors, lifts the veil on the concealment of the fact of the existence of Perm, Tartary, and a cosmic catastrophe 1812-16 in the Northern Hemisphere, questioning the traditional base of Washington in the 18th century.
The Great Depression – A Short History by Doug West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
A Proposed New Constitution by Al Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution(4.11 from 9 reviews)
Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
The True History of Lincoln's Assassination by Michael D'Amico
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
After reading Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address and realizing Lincoln’s firm determination to honor the oath that he had taken to “protect and defend” the Constitution of the United States and the Union, the author spent over fourteen years searching the shelves of used-book stores and libraries in the Washington D.C area for pertinent, fact-based material; accumulating over sixty sources.
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals by steve mccrossan
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America -March Edition by Paul R. Wonning
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This March edition covers the historical events of March. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier.
Before Madoff - The Forgotten Frauds of American History - Volume I by Edson Black
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » History » American
Taken from the all but forgotten pages of American history, Before Madoff brings alive the extraordinary rogues who perpetrated the most astonishing swindles, frauds and embezzlements of their day. Filled with marvelous illustrations, it is a stunning chronicle of fraudsters and their crimes, weaving these fascinating stories into the retelling of some of America’s most important historical events
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - February Edition by Paul R. Wonning
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following articles: February 03, 1743 Philadelphia Establishes a "Pest House" February 07, 1775 - Ben Franklin Delivers An Imaginary Speech February 15, 1493 - Half of Columbus' Crew Imprisoned in the Azores Islands February 22, 1732 - George Washington Born These stories and more include some well-known historical event
Postcards from Seattle, Volume I by D.r. Pat
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
Whether you’re a tourist, a member of an invading army or a reptilian alien from another dimension, Postcards from Seattle is both the best and only guide you should carry on your travels. In this first, extensively illustrated and lavishly referenced volume, you—yes, YOU; are you not paying attention?—will learn the Truth, the Whole Truth and nothing but the Whole Truth about Real Seattle Facts.
Tales From The Files Of The Arizona Prospector by David Meier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Tales From The Files Of The Arizona Prospector" is our re-telling of the stories, tales and folklore of the history of Arizona during the 19th Century.
Jennie's American Short Stories by Jennie Ross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
These are just a few of my favorite stories of how our country started. The brave men and women in this book are only fraction of the American heroes who have given all of their energies to make America what it is today. I hope future generations will follow their examples.
Ready Reference Treatise: Founding Brothers by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book describes the interactions among certain individuals who are both gifted and flawed. The interactions among those individuals had very greatly influenced the early development of the United States of America.
Pompey on Patrol by William J. Keresey III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
All About the USA - The 50 State Quarters by Douglas J. and Pakaket Alford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
What is interesting about the USA? It is a land of freedom and independence and the idea of the American Dream. It is fifty separate states all united into one country. Using quarters, this book shows what is important to the different states. How does it adds character to the whole country. Freedom’s ring has over fifty distinct tones. Long live liberty.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression by Charles Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.