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Historical Cities-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of the Historical Cities series explores Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States. Over 200 historical sites and landmarks are provided for walking tours of the city center and in the surrounding districts. Text is based on the work of the Federal Works Project of the 1930’s and 40’s. All sites have been verified and located with GPS coordinates.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family by Andrew Himes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Andrew Himes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
Unfriendly Skies: 20th & 21st Centuries by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The book documents 50 years in the deadly politics of aviation safety in the United States, reflecting the culture in many other government offices. The former federal airline safety inspector and author provides documents showing corrupt and criminal acts, massive nonfeasance, that enabled to occur dozens of brutal airline disasters and deaths, including the 9/11 hijackings.
Disavow: A CIA Saga of Betrayal by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 123,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of a covert CIA operation based in Honolulu whose cover was blown by a Honolulu TV reporter, and the scheme to divert attention to an innocent party through criminal acts of Department of Justice employees, CIA, and federal judges.
Crimes of the FBI-DOJ, Mafia, and al Qaeda by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 261,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Former federal agents detail the inter-related corruption within the U.S. Department of Justice, New York City Mafia members, and a Mafia mole within a key al Qaeda cell obtaining advance informzation on major terrorist attacks. And the withholding of this advance information by high-level DOJ personnel in order to cover up for serial murders involving a key FBI supervisor. Deadly consequences.
Explosive Secrets of Covert CIA Companies by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 158,860. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Former federal agent Rodney Stich, with the assistance of dozens of other former government agents, details the often corrupt activities and blowback effects of the many covert CIA companies in United States.
Defrauding America, Vol. Two by Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 200,130. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Defrauding America, in two volumes, documents a half century of corruption in covert and overt activities in government operations, and the tragic ripple effects upon the American people. Based upon the input from dozens of former government agents.
Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up With the Country by Mardo Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by Calliope Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maude started farm life as a pregnant bride of 19. By age 110, she’d lived through half of America’s history. With poetry and human dramas (two murders and a suicide), written by her son, a master journalist, the book shows the impact of the changing times on shy, unassuming Maude, her fun-loving husband Lee, and their four active children. An award-winning biography, with over 70 photographs.
Beggarman, Spy (The Israel Potter Series) by David Chacko
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
The biography of Israel Potter created a sensation when it was first published. Potter's tale was so strange and compelling that Herman Melville later made it his own in fiction. But no one has ever known Potter's true-life tale, which was hidden for more than two hundred years. Beggarman, Spy brings the truth out of the shadows of history with grace and vengeance.
Slow Travels-Louisiana by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This version of Slow Travels-Louisiana takes the driver on an historical journey through Louisiana. U.S. 61 follows the Great River Road from Miss. to New Orleans, U.S. 80 retraces the Vicksburg, Shreveport, & Pacific Railroad from Vicksburg to the Texas Line, U.S. 84 explores the old Texas Road from Natchez to Logansport, and U.S. 90 retraces the Old Spanish Trail through Southern Louisiana.
The Year of Jubilee by George Nagle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Slow Travels-Nevada by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Slow Travels-Nevada explores the historic sites along the routes of U.S. Highways 6, 40, 50, 93, and 95 through the Silver State. Based on the American Guide Series of the 1930's and 40's, these sites include abandoned mining camps, scenic rivers and canyons, as well as the cities of Reno and Las Vegas. Reference maps and GPS coordinates are included.
Patterns of American Legal Thought by G. Edward White
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » History » American
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century by John Paul Godges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
The Real Widow Maker by K. D. Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Slow Travels-Georgia by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
U.S. Highways 17, 23, 41, and 27 travel the state from north to south, and U.S. 80 and 84 explore from the Atlantic to the Alabama State Line. Along these highways, historic sites and landmarks are laid out for the leisure driver to enjoy. Entertaining and educational, these guides are for both the individual traveler and the entire family. Maps and GPS Coordinates are provided.
Slow Travels-Florida by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of Slow Travels follows U.S. Highways 1, 27, 90, and 301 through the State, examining a cross-section of Florida and providing a wealth of historical information along the way. Also included is U.S. Highway 41 along the Tamiami Trail. Maps provide a reference guide, and GPS Coordinates are listed at the end of each route. Look for others in the series at www.americanautotrails.com.
Slow Travels-North Carolina by Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
This edition of Slow Travels explores North Carolina. U.S. 1 hosts from Virginia, through Raleigh to Rockingham. U.S. 17 parallels the Atlantic through the state’s Albemarle to Cape Fear. U.S. 52 bisects the state from the upper Piedmont to the Pee Dee River. U.S. 70 travels from the Atlantic to the Blue Ridge. Finally, the Blue Ridge Parkway travels the crest of the Appalachians.
On the Edge of History by Joe Abdo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
Finding Heroes by Byron Starr
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the search and recovery effort during the 2003 Columbia disaster. Mr. Starr and his family run a funeral home and were called upon, along with hundreds of other volunteers from the area, to help search for and catalogue debris from the shuttle, and sadly, the bodies of the astronauts. In searching for the heroes, they discovered the heroes within themselves.