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The Nixons: A Family Portrait by Karen Olson
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
In View of the Mountains: A History of Fort Morgan, Colorado by Jennifer Patten
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,270. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone has a history and every place is central to a story. This is the story from the land - of the land - on which the town of Fort Morgan, Colorado would rise.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848 by Harlan Hague
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
Agency of Fear: Opiates and Political Power by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein's investigation of how the Nixon administration attempted to use drug control policy to create a secret police.
Confederate Morristown and the War Between the States by Samuel Campbell
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
In Unionist East Tennessee the small town of Morristown was loyal to the Confederacy. This book is a look at the war as seen from the perspective of Morristown, Tennessee. It largely takes a traditional Southern view of the war. The book exposes the unique history of Morristown during the war, including the frequent fighting which took place in and around the town.
GOD'S COUNTRY by Steven Travers
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 774,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American(1.00 from 1 review)
CONSERVATIVE, CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW OF HOW HISTORY FORMED THE UNITED STATES EMPIRE AND AMERICA'S MANIFEST DESTINY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
The Philadelphia Convention: A Play for Many Readers by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Here in 160 pages Catherine Jaime brings you the Constitutional Convention delegates and their debates, set in play format. Here you can become more familiar with the hard work of not just James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and many others. The play is great for a high school class studying U.S. Government, and for the motivated individual who wants to learn more about that important event.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865 by Peter Steffens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
The Soldier, the Builder & the Diplomat by Steven Schlesser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Schlesser's readable study is more than entertainment or scholarship, it is a plea for balance, probity, and reason in an era when a single fit of arrogance by a world leader can devastate hundreds of thousands of innocent human beings and imperil the very project of civilized human existence on this planet. It's difficult to overstate the importance of the Soldier, the Builder, and the Diplomat
From Slave To Untouchable: Lincoln's Solution by Paul Kalra
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Antenna Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"From Slave to Untouchable: Lincoln’s Solution" challenges the assumption that the Civil War was fought to end black slavery. Author Paul Kalra presents a convincing argument that by far the bloodiest war the U.S. has waged could have been avoided had slaveholders adopted the Catholic slave code, which recognized the humanity of slaves.
Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short by Hillary Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.
Harvey Wasserman's History of the United States by Harvey Wasserman
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Zinn calls HARVEY WASSERMAN'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES "a beautiful example of a people's history." This best-selling cult favorite is a fast-moving romp that Rolling Stone has called "a pleasure to read." Built around the hidden history of the farmers, workers and "hippie" Bohemians who made our country great, there is no more memorable book about those who made America great.
Free Love: Cultivating the Garden of Eden in America by John Anderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Free Love will be recognized as the defining book about America’s early social experiments to end sexism. It restores to the public consciousness all the forgotten heroes who risked everything to achieve equal rights for women.
Hiking Oregon's History by William Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This engaging history tells the stories behind 56 of the state's most interesting historic sites -- from a desert cave with 14,000-year-old artifacts to Lewis and Clark's route, gold mining ghost towns, and haunted lighthouses. The book also suggests optional hiking trips so you can see the sites yourself.
Girty: The Legend by John Anderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back! by Floyd M. Orr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions by Robert Collins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events by Hal Malehorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
Laura Ingalls Wilder's Most Inspiring Writings by Dan L White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » American
A large collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder's most inspiring articles, written prior to and seed stock for her Little House books. She offers timeless wisdom on country living and warm memories that later became her beloved books. Extensive notes and setting, like a book within a book, by Dan L. White, author of Laura's Love Story, Devotionals with Laura, and Laura Ingalls' Friends Remember Her.