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Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
Silent Sonora
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Silent Sonora is a life history centered in depression era Scottsdale, Arizona. A tent-dwelling family's struggles, aspirations, tragedies, and triumphs-- are revealed.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Lusitania Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
The Secret Files of White America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
I am afraid of our Hebrew Elohim. Too many Hebrews killed; police are allowed to go beyond character assassination--they just kill Black Americans. They kill and belittle what they have done to make it legal by law. There are two standards of law--one for White America and another for Black America. It all starts with a file on many Black Americans--even those without a history of imprisonment.
American History A Day at A Time – May
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. American History a Day at a Time – May 2015 focuses on the colonial and early Revolutionary period of American history.
Foibles and Follies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Martian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
My Year Stumbling Through the Undergrowth that is the Quagmire called the JFK Research Community - what I learned from in depth immersion into the online research community and the many pitfalls one can encounter when traveling in this very scary place. While portions of documents and evidence will be touched upon, this book is primarily focused on the other researchers and forums in the field.
Democracy Denied: The Untold Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“Democracy Denied: The Untold Story” is a history of democracy in the United States prior to the signing of the Constitution. It blows the whistle on two hundred years of myth and mystification.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
The Great Tea Party in the Old Northwest: State Constitutional Conventions, 1847-1851
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Supporters of today's Tea Party movement claim the Boston Tea Party of 1773 as their inspiration, while scholars dismiss the connection. Neither camp pays much attention to intervening years; both overlook one of the great populist movements. Yet 19th-century Americans who were fed up with reckless government spending, high taxes, and crony capitalism launched a campaign for smaller government.
A Citizen's Guide to the U.S. Constitution;
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
An basic introduction to the essential nature of the U.S. Constitution via an examination of pre-constitutional history and the fundamental principles of Constitutional interpretation by the Supreme Court. Each of the Constitution's key principles and clauses will identified and their meaning discussed in the context of Supreme Court decisions.
"Fun Cycle" Special Edition for The 75th Anniversary of America's Leading Motorcycle Rally
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
"FUN CYCLE" is a book to explain, enlighten and entertain those interested in the 75th Anniversary of America's Leading Motorcycle Rally. Why are upwards of a million expected in attendance? Find out how it begin, how it grew, and how it coincided with America's popular culture. Where do YOU fit in? Where do YOU think it's headed? Will the 75th Anniversary be a game changer or just a FUN CYCLE?
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
Winds of Valor
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Winds of Valor is the second book in historian Carol Harp Norman's "The Texas Wind" series. It is the story of James Campbell, one of the first Texas Rangers. He worked valiantly during the conflict of The War of Independence from Mexico in his mission to bring justice to Texas between 1831-1840. Here is an up close, authentic look at Texas' fight against Mexico and the battle of the Alamo.
Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary to build a safer America.
The Delaplaine George Washington - His Essential Quotations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Here are Washington's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
The Footsteps of Barack Obama in A Changing America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,950. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This book about the president of the United States who is a son of a non-American father, is written from a unique perspective of a US immigrant who lived to witness the changing American society through the history of 6 most recent elections of a US president. The book dwells in fascinating detail about the importance of US role in its global leadership towards a more perfect society.