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Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Captain Myles W. Keogh: An Irishman In Custer's Cavalry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
After the Seventh Cavalry's annihilation at Little Big Horn, only two horses were found alive Nap and Comanche, the latter being the mount of Captain Myles W. Keogh. Although the horse made Keogh famous, Myles Keogh lived an adventurous life before he ever immigrated to the United States. This book traces his life from his birth in Ireland to his untimely death on the plains of Montana
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
The Declaration Of Independence, A Short Explanation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As time goes by, languages change. Words and the way they are used change and their meanings can change. What may have sounded normal two hundred years ago could be hard to understand today. The purpose of the following is to define some of the words used in the Declaration using definitions and examples from that time period in a simple manner. Enjoy!
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
The Tomb of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Black Moon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An extensively researched, indispensible guide concerning Marie Laveau and the family members, friends, and strangers interred in the famous tomb. Featuring the first known statement to appear in print of Marie Laveau's own words as to her age and condition of health that was taken in a deposition by a Justice of the Peace on February 24, 1873.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
They Wanted Lincoln Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Radical Republicans and the Knights of the Golden Circle wanted Lincoln dead. Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, was working with the Radical Republicans. Lincoln’s vice-president, Andrew Johnson, was cooperating with John Wilkes Booth and the Knights of the Golden Circle.
The Living Dead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This edited and annotated book, originally written by my grandfather, was claimed by him as the memoirs of his life beginning in the deep south Mississippi in the 1920s to 1940s. This book is nothing short of a brilliant work of art, an autobiography perhaps, of a madman.
Benjamin Franklin- a timeline of greatness
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A timeline of Benjamin Franklin and his life, from invention to diplomacy and everything in between, its in this book
American Presidents at War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
An analysis of how the Commanders-in-Chief of the United States have dealt with wartime conflicts during their years in office, from the Revolutionary War to the 21st-century War on Terror.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Truth and Love: Finding the Soul of the Sixties
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
What’s it like when your hometown becomes THE hotbed for Hippies? While investigating the unlikely death of a man who changed her life, San Francisco native and journalist Carol Blackman conducted sixty first-person interviews to uncover the stories from real people who lived through the late 1960s in San Francisco and nurtured many of the “far-out” ideas that have become today’s mainstream.
The Gibson Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Before Barbie, the Gibson Girl epitomized female fashion and beauty of her era. She was the image every woman aspired to in Progressive America . She not only influenced fashion but changed all of American society. But, who exactly was this elusive Gibson girl?
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia un recuento de como se logró la construcción del primer ferrocarril construido en suelo americano. Todas las vicisitudes que atravesaron los constructores para erigir el primer ferrocarril del continente y el primero interoceánico.
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
Echoes from Gettysburg: South Carolina's Memories and Images
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by FoxRunPub. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
South Carolina contributed two brigades of infantry, two regiments of cavalry and several artillery batteries to the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Their veterans related accounts of heroism and fear, triumph and loss for the remainder of their lives. These are their stories.
Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
AN AVIATORS DREAM
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The true story of a young woman from the 1930S who pursued her dream of aviation, flying during WWIIi as part of the WASPs, the Women Air Force Service Pilots during WWII.