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Col. Myles W. Keogh, The Legend and The Man by Linda J. Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Comanche, the mount of Brevet Col., Captain Keogh, was found with blood on his mane; not his own but that of his rider. Did the bold, courageous veteran of the Civil War ride among his men giving them encouragement, only to be shot from his horse and killed during the Battle of Little Bighorn? This book traces the life of Myles W. Keogh up to his untimely death on the plains of Montana.
Researching of Vietnam Prehistory by Trương Thái Du
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book affirms that Nan Jiao 南交 , Jiao Zhi 交阯 , Xiang Jun 象郡 , Jiu Zhen 九真, and Ri Nan 日南 are united concepts related to Chinese Classical Astronomy. Việt 越 and Âu 歐 are homophones, mean water or water area, and their derivative sense is Country. Lạc 駱 is equivalent and has a birth process similar to that of Việt and Âu. Hung King 雄王 is a word created at a much later time than Lac King 駱王...
Steam Age Machines by R. R. Green
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis by Richard Cottrell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Chris Nicholl, Calvin P. Otto, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Syria Under Fire: a bloodied revolution by Carlos Munzer, Abu Muad, & Abu Al Baraa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017 by Editorial Socialista Rudolph Klement. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The most silenced genocide in the 21st Century: 400,000 workers and peasants slaughtered by Al Assad, lackey of imperialism and protectors of the borders of Israel; 10,000,000 exploited displaced from their homes and piled in refugee camps.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909 by Tim Blevins (editor), Dennis Daily (editor), Chris Nicholl (editor), Calvin P. Otto (editor), & Katherine Scott Sturdevant (editor)
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Sydne Dean, Chris Nicholl, William G. Thomas, Michael L. Olsen, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
The Devil Takes Half by Leta Serafim
Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Nonfiction » History » European
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.
War and Liberty: One man's story by Franklin Medhurst
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
The Good Russians by Artem Medvedev
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book is meant as an attempt to reframe the discussion and point out that by fuelling further Russophobia, the media and other influencers are playing right into Putin’s hands.
Candy Makers’ Manual for the Household by Cal O. Enos
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Western States, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Candy Makers’ Manual contains dozens of formulas for creating early 20th century candies, extracts, and syrups. Originally published in Colorado City, Colo., by Cal. O. Enos in the spring of 1905, the newspaper promoted the book and its author stating, “Mr. Enos is a practical and experienced candy maker . . . and as everyone in this city knows, no better candy was ever made than he puts up.”
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs by Charles Mulford Robinson
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.