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Guide to American Culture by William P. Lazarus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
Herstory-the Legal History of Chinese American Women by Chang C. Chen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a culmination of the " Herstory-the Legal History of Chinese American Women" exhibition. The entire content of this book are derived from the cases of the U.S. Supreme Court and the supreme courts of various states, specifically, cases fought by the Chinese American women who disproved the ancient Chinese teaching of " Only unpleasant endings emerge from lawsuits".
Five Florida Generations by Tom Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A Genealogy of North Florida settlers of Madison, Suwannee and Lafayette Counties 1830 to 1945, surnames included are Garner, Landen, Johnson, Smith, Underwood, Webb, Sullivan, Parker, Stevens and others.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins by Paul Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Another Name for Paradise: A Journey through the History and Nature of Northern Colorado, Second Edition by James Hess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For more than 10,000 years the foothills and mountains of Northern Colorado have been home to many people. Despite floods and fire, drought and disease, people continue to call this place home. Through a first-person narrative, writer James C. Hess comes to understand his place in this place.
Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin: First Black Female Principal by L. A. Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » American
From a slave born in Washington D.C. to the namesake of a Maryland State University, Fanny Coppin was a world-class teacher. My book is a historical overview of her life and accomplishments. This book is the second in my Forget Me Not series.
Common Sense (Annotated) by Thomas Paine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy to rule over the American colonists.
Lighthouses of Georgia by Elinor DeWire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This handy guidebook to the lighthouses of Georgia is written by America's award-winning and best-known author of lighthouse books--Elinor DeWire. She details the seven historic lighthouses along the coastline of Georgia, with meaty histories, lore, trivia, and travel instructions for each lighthouse profiled. A separate chapter talks about lighthouses in general and how they work.
Generating History: Profiles of an Early American Family by Randy Sultzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Generating History chronicles a family's journey through the United States' formative years. It tells stories of noteworthy individuals who firmly tugged on, and were sewn into, history's fabric. It then shows how they crossed paths with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John and John Quincy Adams, Robert the Bruce, Kings Edward I, Henry VIII, George III, and many other historical figures.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition – A Short History by Aiden Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The new nation, the United States of America, doubled overnight in size with the purchase of a vast tract of land west of the Mississippi River known as the Louisiana Purchase. Come take the journey with these brave men and women as they explore this brave new land.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters by William Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
Systemic Evil: Mat Perez v. The FBI by Samuel Martinez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » History » American
Shameful behavior has no place at work and its all the more shocking when law enforcement officers break laws they are required to enforce. When employees who face discrimination are the very men and women tasked with protecting fellow Americans from crime, someone must take a stand. Hispanic FBI Agents and the FBI prevailed against FBI bosses by restoring American values and the law. Inspiring!
Voices From Vietnam: A Collection of War Histories by Joe Freitus
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 120,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
These are the voices of those men and women who served in the longest war in American history during the 2oth Century, in a place called Vietnam.
Massachusetts Calling - A compilation of short stories, recipes, poetry, memories, and histories by Lisa Shea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » American
All proceeds benefit local shelters and food pantries. Massachusetts was first settled over 7,000 years ago. It has a long and storied history. From the Salem Witch Trials to the birthplace of Dr. Seuss, from Louisa May Alcott to Edgar Allen Poe, Massachusetts offers a range of fascinating, evocative, and historically important moments to explore and understand. Enjoy the works of these fifteen
From George Washington to Donald Trump, to Hillary Clinton: Interesting Quizzes About US Presidents by Emma James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Brian Mulipah. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » American
There was once a US President so rich; he donated all his presidential salaries to charity! You know who that is? Hint: It wasn’t George Bush.
True American Ghost Stories: A Thrilling Collection Of American True Ghost Stories, Scary Haunted Houses And Chilling Unexplained Happenings by Seth Balfour
Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Phenomenology
Maybe you are a believer of ghosts and you want to prove that they are real. Or maybe you are not a believer and you wanted to prove everyone else wrong? Whatever your reasons are, if you decide to use one, be careful...
Butch & Sundance ~ The New Evidence by Brian Mida Bleecker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west(5.00 from 1 review)
Can you spot the young outlaws in this book cover? Research by author Brian Mida Bleecker traces a totally unknown photograph of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Southwest Colorado in June of 1889, days before the historic robbery of the San Miguel Valley Bank. This special first edition includes the complete authentication paper by Dr Sabrina Caldwell of The Australian National University.
Heart of a Warrior by Steven A. Brownrigg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
Birth of a Nation by J H Ellison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.