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Historical Cities-San Antonio, Texas
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The San Antonio edition of Historical Cities explores the multi-national past of this south Texas city. Fifty-one historic sites and landmarks in the city’s downtown and surrounding area are explored. A concise history is also provided. Reference maps for the downtown and San Antonio’s environs are included, along with GPS coordinates for all listed historic sites.
Harrier Jump Jet -- A history
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book traces the early experiments and develoments associated with VTOL The development of the Pegasus engine to power Sidney Camms P.1127 VTOL fighter. Early interest and acceptance of the type into USMC service ahead of the RAF. RAF and FAA operations in the Falklands War, the first combat operations by a VTOL aircraft. Sea Harrier F/A-2 and MDC/BAe Harrier IIs for the US Marines and RAF.
Surveillance & Spyplanes
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
THis book traces the history of covert airborne spy flights that began during WW II with USAAF B-29 Stratofortress 'Ferret' flights, continued with USAF B-47 Raven, and Vietnam 'Cold War era RC-135 River-series and CIA-sponsored U-2. 21st century Boeing RC-135 Rivet-series U-2 Dragon Lady world-wide 'ops', including the 'war on terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere.
Historical Cities-Savannah, Georgia
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Historical Cities-Savannah explores the rich history of Savannah, Georgia, and over 45 historic sites and landmarks within the city. A walkable map is included, as well as GPS coordinates for all listed historic sites. The history of Savannah and the background information for each site are based on the American Guides of the 1930's and 40's.
Historical Cities-Baltimore, Maryland
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Historical Cities-Baltimore explores the history of Baltimore and over 50 of its historic sites. The background text is based on the American Guides of the 1930's and 40's. Guide maps are provided for walking and driving tours, and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites are also included.
Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s
By Heather Michon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.
The Longest Nights: General John Imboden and the Confederate Retreat From Gettysburg
By Heather Michon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A short account of the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. Under the command of Virginia General John D. Imboden, a 20-mile long wagon train of the wounded were sent south into Maryland and Virginia, only to meet the enemy again Williamsport, Maryland.
Slow Travels-Blue Ridge Parkway
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the Slow Travels Series commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the beginning of the Blue Ridge Parkway construction. The segments of the parkway are separated into the Virginia and North Carolina sections. This guide is not intended to be a history of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but a guide to the history which lies along it and in the surrounding region.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
By Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 1
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the American Auto Trails series explores U.S. Highway 1, America’s Main Street, as it crosses the state of North Carolina from north to south. Along its journey, it passes through the capital of Raleigh and past the industrial mines which produced coal and gold. A Driving Map and GPS Coordinates for all listed historic sites are included.
American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 17
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the American Auto Trails series travels the Ocean Highway, as U.S. 17 is also known as, through the Albemarle region of North Carolina, inland of the Outer Banks and Albemarle Sound. This territory is rich in American Colonial history, with many references to the sailing trade which once flourished here. A Driving Map and a list of GPS Coordinates for all listed historic sites.
Historical Cities-New Orleans, Louisiana
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition in the Historical Cities series explores the French Quarter and surrounding area of New Orleans. Simple to use maps provide make a walking tour of the city's historic sites entertaining and educational. GPS coordinates are provided for the more tech savvy user. More than 50 sites are identified, with text backgrounds based on the 1930's and 40's American Guide Series.
Historical Cities-Boston, Massachusetts
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This guide contains historical sites and landmarks for the city of Boston, as well as the adjacent Cambridge and Charlestown areas. It is not intended to be all inclusive, although future editions will follow with additional listings. In all, close to 90 sites are listed within this guide, along with detailed maps to assist in locating them. At the back of the guide is a table of GPS coordinates.
Historical Cities-Providence, Rhode Island
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the Historical Cities series explores the many historical sites and landmarks of Providence, Rhode Island.Over 85 historical buildings, sites, houses, and other landmarks are described with detailed backgrounds and easy-to-use walking and driving maps. GPS coordinates are also provided for the more tech savvy traveler. Historical information is based on the American Guide Series.
American Decision Making During the Cuban Missile Crisis
By Kevin Mahoney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This dissertation examines the deliberations of the American government during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Much has been written on this subject by those involved, either within the decision making process, or on the periphery - for instance, McGeorge Bundy, Abram Chayess, Raymond Garthoff, Ray Cline, and Robert Kennedy. However, none of these totally agree on what happened.
Colonial Gothic: Templates
By Rogue Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who are you? Find here, gentle reader, a collection of character concepts for both players and Gamemasters. Written by Graeme Davis, these character templates have been designed to make Hero creation quicker and easier. They supplement the backgrounds given in the core rulebook by adding more detail according to a more specific character concept.
A Walking Tour of The New Orleans Garden District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Orleans' Garden District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Taking of the Amistad, Martin, and Malcolm
By Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Cinque leads the captives of the Amistad in their revolt for freedom in this rendering of the infamous slave uprising written by Fayette Jones-Ziegler. Also included here is an inspiring biographical poem about Martin Luther King, and another moving depiction of the life of Malcolm X.
Newton Steel, Rime of the White Whale, and Trilogy(April 23rd, Ode to the Muskrat, On the Passing of the Mantis)
By Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A celebration of the spirit of a little known depression era labor strike, a commeration of Coleridge and Melville, and a collection of three rather Wordsworthian shorter works by the late black and Cherokee poetess from Detroit, Fayette Jones-Ziegler are offered here for your consideration and pleasure.
Little Big Horn: A Saga of Sitting Bull
By Fayette Jones-Ziegler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Seldom has the story of the Little Big Horn been told in terms Sitting Bull might understand; in a manner we all should see it. But here is such an account, from his early life to the Washita and Little Big Horn and beyond. Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the significant events of the great chief's life.