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Great Architecture and The Grand Hotels by Bruce Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Frank Touby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Master Storyteller Bruce Bell captures the glories and downfalls, tragedies and comedies, as a bawdy city carved by slaves, freemen and women from thick hardwood forest on Lake Ontario emerges to become the most multicultural city on earth. This first in a series of 5 History of Toronto books is inspired by his acclaimed columns in The Bulletin, Toronto's famed Downtown community newspaper.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family by Andrew Himes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. 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.
The Theft of America's Heritage by Russ Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Who is behind the erosion of America's true Biblical heritage, and how and why is it happening? Learn this and more in this must read for every American Citizen concerned about our vanishing freedoms. This book dramatically documents how our country was founded by predominately Christian men on predominately Christian principles. Learn how you can help stem the tide of these vanishing freedoms.
Salmon River Legends and Campfire Cuisine by Darcy Williamson
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Salmon is one of the most popular rivers for rafting in the country today—and no wonder! Besides its well-spaced mix of turbulent rapids and lazy stretches of calm water there are Indian pictographs to be examined, abandoned miners' settlements to be explored, wildlife to be spotted, and natural hot springs to relax in.
Important Constitutional Documents by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
There are many, many documents that came before the U.S. Constitution, and contributed to it directly or indirectly. I have gathered together the ones that I found very useful in my studies of the Constitution. These work well for a “compare and contrast” study between any of the various documents and each other, and between these and the Constitution itself.
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.
Woodrow Wilson alla Conferenza di Parigi by Giuseppe Meligrana
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Lo scopo di questo libro è quello di affrontare e analizzare il comportamento di Woodrow Wilson, ventottesimo presidente degli Stati Uniti d’America, durante la Conferenza di Parigi del 1919, che ha posto formalmente fine alla Prima Guerra mondiale.
Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site by Jay Schmidt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
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.
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS by Roger Johnson
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS are an anthology of six (6) Sea Stories when the author - Commander Roger Johnson - was on active duty flying off of aircraft carriers during and after the Vietnam War. He should have been killed during each incident, but Providence intervened. The Sea Stories are folowed by eight (8) Short Stories that will tickle your nostalgic senses.
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.