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Ancient Mississippi
By Brandon Herd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An effort to apply new theories and research to evidence found in Mississippi that will illuminate the history of the region from approximately 10,000 BC to just after first contact with Europeans. The reader will be exposed to new evidence of an ancient lost civilization and will see compelling evidence regarding America's oldest secret.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
By Laine Crosby
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
The Good-Bye Man
By Linda Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The clandestine career choices made by her father, Thomas Townsend Brown, and by the man who was her first love, would affect Linda Brown's life for years. Her memoir, THE GOOD-BYE MAN, offers an unusual perspective of the Cold War era from NICAP to General Curtis LeMay and the RAND Corp. It is her love song to her parents, and to some unusual companions, seen and unseen along the way.
Slavery on Stage: Black Stereotypes and Opportunities in Nate Salsbury’s “Black America” Show
By David Fiske
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Following the final run of his Wild West Show, Nate Salsbury initiated a new production called "Black America." The new show, though somewhat patronizing, gave many African Americans a foot in the door for careers in show business, and increased public awareness of their many skills and talents.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
By William Diepenbrock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
By Earl B. McElfresh
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
A Brief Introduction to the Lewis and Clark Expedition
By Catherine Jaime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Lots of great information on the men (and woman...and baby...and dog...) who made the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Whether you are a history buff or just curious to know a little more about this important expedition, you are bound to enjoy the stories of this diverse group as they headed to the Pacific Ocean and back.
A Walking Tour of Fredericksburg, Virginia
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 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 Fredericksburg, Virginia from walkthetown.com 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.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
By J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. 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 Asheville's Montford 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 Book of Poetry
By Sheldon Blair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
Iconic black historical poem (in three parts), for kids of all ages, two medieval tales: 1) Dragon Slayer: A queen, a princess, a dragon, and a hero 2) Funkelstilskin: A play on the old fairy tale with a 21th century twist, starring the Wax to Gold disc jockey, Groovemaker. Musical, rhythmic poems. Plus, five assorted poems of love and laughter.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
By Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
James Quirinus Cornelius van den Bosch: Unsung Hero of the Race to the Reese
By Edward Slagle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brilliant immigrant was the first to identify silver ore in central Nevada in the 1860s and to develop the method that made its milling practical.
Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
By Becky Garrison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her 11th and 12th great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
By Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.