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Asian History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The significance of the study of the history of Asia requires no exceptional prominence, principally with the rise of China, India and Japan as main supremacies of this continent. The Asian history could be seen as the combined history of many diverse outlying littoral regions such as, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East connected by the internal frame of the Eurasian steppe.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
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.
Steam Age Machines
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.
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
War Stories: Tiananmen Square 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of covering the June 4th 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the question of whether any students were killed.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
La guerre vue de Marseille. Comment un quartier, une ville, un pays, ont vecu la tourmente, de 1939 a 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
First volume of a book describing how World War II was lived in France , in particular in Marseille were the author lived. This volume covers the years 1938-1942. The second volume will cover years 1943 to 1945. And a third volume will be about Charles de Gaulle through his writings and those who knew him during the War.
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary & Key Takeaways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » American
What to learn what makes a great leader and how to become one? Get this summary if you want to learn the concise actionable information in Extreme Ownership in 20 minutes or less so you can apply them to your business immediately. Learn how to create explosive growth and profitability. Learn how to create effective and successful teams. Learn the mindset of great leaders and much more.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
Descendants of Silas and Margaret Garvin Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a genealogy of the first five generations from Silas Cooper and his wife, Margaret Garvin, in Orangeburgh District, South Carolina.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
The Disobedient Queen: Katherine of Valois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Katherine of Valois, born a French princess, was the wife of King Henry V of England, the mother of Henry VI, and ultimately the grandmother of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. In view of the current widespread interest in the Tudors, young adult readers will be fascinated by the story of the widowed Queen who fell in love with—and secretly married—the commoner who gave that dynasty its name.
Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin: First Black Female Principal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » American
From a slave born in Washington D.C. to the namesake of a Maryland State University, Fanny Coppin was a world-class teacher. My book is a historical overview of her life and accomplishments. This book is the second in my Forget Me Not series.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.