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Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
A Walking Tour of Groton, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. 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 Groton, Connecticut 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 Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
The Real Widow Maker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: 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.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
A Walking Tour of North Adams, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. 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 North Adams, Massachusetts 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.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(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.
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.
A Brief History of Milk
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy
Fluid milk entered American homes as Bossie, the family cow, and with Pasteurization, nutritious milk became the greatest public health measure in the 20th Century. John Keats and a dairy maid reveal the role of cows in public health; cows horn into obstetric history as revealed in a new pun on the birth of MacDuff, and finally, Laura Ingalls WIlder and Dr Johnson advise on "winter butter".
Pentagon Papers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.