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Unmasking Obama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the major media were spinning their collective fairy tale about the Obama presidency, the alternative conservative media—America’s “samizdat”—were telling the truth.
STAND UP: An Archive Collection of the Bay Area Asian American Movement 1968-1974
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Stand Up chronicles the beginnings of the 1960s-70s Bay Area Asian American movement. Includes primary documents and analysis of the movement from the perspective of its participants. Includes materials from the Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), the International Hotel anti-eviction coalitions, the Asian Community Center (ACC) and others
Nothing to Lose: Unlikely Allies in the Struggle for a Better Black America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Pastor Darrell Scott demolishes entrenched stereotypes and political boundaries with his candid, revealing, and often surprising story: how a devout Christian and African American has become one of President Donald Trump’s leading supporters and advisors.
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The essential guide to understanding the Indian Act and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Bob Joseph dissects the complex issues and clearly demonstrates why learning about the Indian Act’s cruel, enduring legacy is essential for moving toward true reconciliation.
Rating America’s Presidents: An America-First Look at Who Is Best, Who Is Overrated, and Who Was An Absolute Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Which presidents were the best for America…and which were the worst?
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
(4.00 from 1 review)
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Unacknowledged: An Expose of the World's Greatest Secret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Military
“Unacknowledged” reveals that UFOs are real, Extraterrestrials have been interacting with humans since World War II, humans mastered gravity control in 1954, and free, clean energy systems could have replaced fossil fuels long ago. We’ve been lied to. And now, the witnesses of that lie are speaking out in an attempt to set humanity back on the right path. Find out the truth now.
Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
When we think of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, we often do so through the lens of her two marriages. This book zeroes in on the colorful, adventurous, but painful period bookended by those marriages and those men—a period when she was alone and adjusting, struggling but also emerging, chrysalis-like, into a new woman—arguably, and without her consent or desire, the most famous woman in the world.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Afghan Heat: SAS Operations in Afghanistan
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Afghan Heat is a fast paced story of an SAS operative on operations in Afghanistan, from SAS selection through to a tour on the battlefields of Afghanistan. The book follows individual operations where special forces, aircraft, and the latest surveillance technology are fused together - in order to capture key figures or simply take out an enemy stronghold.
Inside Pitch: Insiders Reveal How the Ill-Fated Seattle Pilots Got Played into Bankruptcy in One Year
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
The story of Major League Baseball’s shortest-lived team and its quirky characters—from the dugout to the front office.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
The True History of Jesus' Birth Death and What It Means To You and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A True History of Jesus, his birth, death and what it means, which also goes into symbolic interpretation of his second coming and how it relates to black people in America. This title was originally written by Elijah Muhammad in the Nation of Islam's official newspaper, Muhammad Speaks as a 22 part series.
Stupid Things You Didn’t Know About™ History: 101 Paradoxical, Hilarious, Cute or Plain Weird Events from around the World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2020 by ClioClusters, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the book your history teacher warned you about. The subtitle aptly describes the collection of anecdotes. Each comprises three paragraphs, with illustrations, all fastidiously researched by the authors and based on primary sources and the work of historians. One anecdote leads stream-of-consciousness-like to another, around the world. Trivialists will love it.
Capitol of Freedom: Restoring American Greatness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,200. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » North America
As progressives reject the Constitution to implement their socialist agenda, Congressman Ken Buck argues that we must reclaim our heritage of liberty by applying the principles we learn through the U.S. Capitol’s art, architecture, and artifacts.
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Delta Force: Jericho One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Delta Force has earned itself a near mythical status since its inception. Delta or the ‘Unit’ as it is also known, has been at the heart of a vast, if hidden, global war waged by America's special operation forces. They are part of dismantling, in what U.S. General David Petraeus, the former NATO commander, has described as “an industrial-strength insurgency”.
Zotero for Genealogy: Harnessing the Power of Your Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Zotero offers genealogists a powerful and versatile citation manager, an endless file cabinet, go-anywhere access to research, a flexible organizational structure, and the ability to file one thing in many places. Developed by George Mason University and used by scholars worldwide, this robust product serves research in phenomenal ways. Best of all, for all its value, Zotero is free to download.
Abuse of Power: Inside The Three-Year Campaign to Impeach Donald Trump
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » North America
Trump’s enemies set out to remove him from office even before his inauguration—which culminated in an election-year impeachment trial.