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The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Generational Curses A Face to My Name Collection
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 332,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Follow the trail of the family of William Still, Father of the Underground railroad, as their Gist/Guest/Guess connection is examined. A unique collection of census, land and military documents provides researchers with data necessary to unlock hidden truths about their American Gist, Guess, Guest and related families of NC, SC, KY, TN, AR, AL, GA, and TX. Come on an adventure, and touch the Holy
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
Sketches of Our Heritage
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the first recorded sighting of North America to the ratification of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Sketches traces highlights of the creation of a new form of government -- one that has provided more freedom, liberty and prosperity to more people, for a longer period of time than any other form of government has ever done. These Sketches are your heritage, and mine.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
TWA 800:Accident or Incident?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Was the TWA 800 airliner disaster an accident or act of terror. This insightful, in-depth analysis of the facts and possible alternative answers to the deadly crash.
Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 122,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Instead of talking about the rights of women, these frontier women grabbed the opportunity to become landowners by homesteading in the still wild west of the early 1900s. Here they tell their stories in their own words-through letters and articles of the time-of adventure, independence, foolhardiness, failure, and freedom.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
America's Corrupt War on Drugs: and Its People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,060. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
America's corrupt war on drugs documents the fraudulent war on drugs by America's leaders that details numerous examples of drug trafficking by covert government personnel, sham drug charges against innocent people, and a reflection of how a literal secret government preys upon the American people.
The Sword Of Liberty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
The novel unfolds as American Spec-op warrior John Laurens is called to the island of St. Croix for the execution of a secret will. At the reading, Laurens finds himself identified as the only remaining descendant of America's greatest hero. As such, he is charged with leading America back from the edge of a government spawned financial disaster, by unleashing the Constitution's greatest power!
2013 Complete Guide to Military Sexual Assault and Trauma (MST) - Senate Hearings, Victim Testimony, Military Justice and Investigations, VA Study Course and Guidelines, Harassment and Rape
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 292,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » History » American
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of military sexual assault and trauma is provided in this unique ebook compilation of important military and VA documents, with victim testimony to the Senate in March 2013, medical guidelines and courses, and military justice information.
Harmonizing Humanity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,100. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » American
All major religions prior to Christ had a form of the Golden Rule. This book explores how man's religions, history, politics, and economic practices and beliefs have united and divided us. Inequality from the womb to the tomb because of race, gender, or social class have caused disharmony. Today individuals and organizations are creating harmony through understanding, inclusion, and compassion.
The Truth About Slavery in the United States and Around the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » History » American
Slavery is alive and well. Yes, even today, in the 21st Century there are slaves. Not only in foreign countries, but also here in the United States. In your very own town, in your very on community.
The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 103,260. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
All that is positive in the foundation of our country can be traced back to the Scriptures. Recently, President Obama declared that American is not a Christian nation, while Newsweek announced the demise of Christian America. This book is the answer to America's critics with the facts of history. Very readable; Fully footnoted.