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American Hannibal
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
Preserve Protect and Defend: The Presedency of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
This book touches on many of the Civil War battles, Lincoln's speeches and writings and most of his actions during his presidency. It is simply written and an excellent introduction to Abraham Lincoln. It is the third volume in a series which includes his early years, his time as a lawyer and his reentry into politics.
Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the brick-paved streets of Boston and New England, to the deserts of Arizona, to the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest, beloved author and columnist Stewart Holbrook takes his readers down uncharted paths in a series of delightful pieces. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People is pure Americana that delves into the myths of motley people, and the places they made famous.
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
The Living Dead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This edited and annotated book, originally written by my grandfather, was claimed by him as the memoirs of his life beginning in the deep south Mississippi in the 1920s to 1940s. This book is nothing short of a brilliant work of art, an autobiography perhaps, of a madman.
American Presidents at War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
An analysis of how the Commanders-in-Chief of the United States have dealt with wartime conflicts during their years in office, from the Revolutionary War to the 21st-century War on Terror.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Truth and Love: Finding the Soul of the Sixties
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
What’s it like when your hometown becomes THE hotbed for Hippies? While investigating the unlikely death of a man who changed her life, San Francisco native and journalist Carol Blackman conducted sixty first-person interviews to uncover the stories from real people who lived through the late 1960s in San Francisco and nurtured many of the “far-out” ideas that have become today’s mainstream.
Echoes from Gettysburg: South Carolina's Memories and Images
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by FoxRunPub. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
South Carolina contributed two brigades of infantry, two regiments of cavalry and several artillery batteries to the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Their veterans related accounts of heroism and fear, triumph and loss for the remainder of their lives. These are their stories.
Documenting America: Civil War Editiion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
Exploring documents created during the Civil War, looking at their historical significance, and, from them, drawing guidance to help us with issues we face today.
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
William Owen and Elizabeth Davis from England to Massachusetts and Some of Their Descendants
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » American
Part 1. A genealogy of some of the descendants of William Owen (1611-1702) and Elizabeth Davis (1629-1702) who came from England to Massachusetts and were married in Braintree, MA, 29 JUL 1650. Their children were: Daniel Owen (b.1 AUG 1651; buried on 14 AUG 1651); Deliverance Owen (1654-1715) who married (1) John Eddy (2) John Paddock; and (3) Nathaniel Smith; Nathaniel Owen (1656-1733).
Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
Series: Timeline of United States History. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Colonial American History Stories - 1215 – 1664 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta to the printing of the first Bible in Colonial America in 1664. The historical events include both famous ones as well as many forgotten stories that the mists time have obscured.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
Final Judgment: The Missing Link in the JFK Assassination Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book demonstrates the strong likelihood Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad, collaborated alongside the CIA and the Meyer Lansky Crime Syndicate in the JFK assassination because President Kennedy was working to prevent Israel from acquiring nuclear weapons of mass destruction, a fact that remained a dark secret for decades. Other motives to murder JFK are also explored in great detail.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.