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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
General William C. Westmoreland: Symbol of America to War, 1964-1968, Symbol of War to America, 1982-1985 - A Study of Three News Magazines, Vietnam War, CBS Libel Trial
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how three major news magazines, Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, characterized General William C. Westmoreland during two different decades.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
American History: Things That Even Your Teachers Didn't Know
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,330. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
American History is the second ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. (Money for Old Rope is the first in the series) In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the wo
High Priests of Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
You may think you are familiar with three of the most important Biblical figures: Abraham, Moses and St Paul. You may have a Hollywood image in your head of noble, heroic men, inspired by God and doing his holy work. Think again. It's time to discover the sordid truth.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
The Illuminati
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
It Happened to Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
The Hidden Masters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Who are the Hidden Masters? It's time to enter the world of secrets. It's time for the Illuminati, the secret society that has fought for millennia to liberate humanity from the slavery of the archons, the secret princes of the world. Read explosive inside information about the true Illuminati by a current member.
The Quintessence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is the story of an alternative history of the West, one where Christianity never happened. The tale of this bright world that never was begins with the pre-Socratic philosophers of ancient Greece, some of the greatest, boldest and most imaginative thinkers of all time. This is the tale of the infinitely mysterious Quintessence, the divine fifth element.
Jesus, Prince of Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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You may think you know everything you need to know about the historical figure "Jesus Christ", but every cherished belief you have about him is false. Jesus Christ is a fake and a fraud. For a start, his name wasn't Jesus Christ but Yehoshua ben Yosef ("Joshua son of Joseph"). And, just as his name is a fiction designed to disguise the truth, so is everything else about him.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Three Rabbits Alibi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter says the scene is near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate the case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
A rare and carefully compiled collection of the greatest speeches in modern history. The words that changed the world.