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In the Shadow of Empires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
The Illuminati
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Whether or not The Illuminati – an elite body claiming an ancient pedigree – does exist, it is important that growing numbers of people nonetheless do believe it exists. So does it exist? If so, is it a force for evil or a force for good - or, as some would have it, a conspiracy aimed at making us believe there is a conspiracy?
Freemasonry: SONS OF THE WIDOW
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Sons of the Widow casts a new light on the dark mysteries of Freemasonry and reveals, for the first time, how the central motif of Freemasonic ritual is one of death and resurrection – a motif with roots in our ancient past.
British legal History - The fielding Brothers & bow Street runners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is part of a fascinating new series of exclusive legal history features following the Birth of Law and Order, Parish Constables and Watchmen in England from 1663, and the development of specific law officers - including the famous Bow Street Runners and a series of other protection officers introduced to help keep the peace.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Earth Epochs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans and Dinosaurs in the Historic Record.
Exogravitation: Dark Energy is Dead, 2nd Edition of Crisis Among The Stars: Coming Shift in Cosmology
Series: The Reading Room, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Exogravitation--John T Cullen's dramatic new theory for a new cosmology now has a name, reflecting his view that Dark Energy is nothing more than old fashioned gravity, but with a stunning twist. This sweeping thought experiment explains dark matter, dark energy, and the accelerating expansion of the universe. Our view of the cosmos and our place in it now changes forever.
Keys to Unlocking House History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Are you researching the history of your home or property? Or perhaps you are a genealogist trying to find out where your ancestors lived. Keys to Unlocking House History offers a step-by-step guide on where to find the resources to assist in researching house history. This book will help remove the frustration and put the fun into house research.
We Rise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
Наследие татар
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.
Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
The First 109 Minutes: 9/11 Attacks and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) - NORAD, The Four Terror Flights, Air Defense Response, Post-Attack, plus Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the 9/11 attacks and the response of the U.S. Air Force.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He clashed with JFK in 1961 and 1962, and became noteworthy for his role in the saga of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963 and the Warren Commission in 1964. Walker could be a significant, overlooked suspect in the JFK assassination.