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Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
Seeking the Truth: Nikita Mikhalkov and the Russian Dilemma
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
The book is an effort to combine a purely biographical narrative about Nikita Mikhalov with the author's own film production experiences, together with some observations on many aspects of Russian history and culture. It could be used as a source in film studies, Russian studies, and could also prove useful to anyone interested in Russia.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Livin PO in Sandbed HeLL Redux
Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 96,990. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This memor is an amalgam, episodic, almost historical, and nearly biographical. No one has read 'Livin PO' without smothering laughs or a gasped OMG!! Don't smother-enjoy. Not a Sunday School book, language is colorful, vintage country for the era and area. If you tire reading about some of the hard work, characters change with the various episodes so you won't lose the "thread" upon reopening.
Summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard….Summarized by J.J. Holt
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
A Most Faithful Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Washington's KKK: The Union League During Southern Reconstruction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The Union League was a Northern organisation with the mission of maintaining the illegal and undemocratic control of the Republican Party in the South ... Their coercion was directed not only at whites, but towards the freedmen who refused to support the Republican regime ... This book tells this long forgotten chapter in American history—the story of THE UNION LEAGUE, WASHINGTON’S KKK.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
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
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Historie VG3 - Studieressurs
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
En studieressurs for elever, studenter og privatister som som vil gjøre det bra til eksamen!
The Danish Navy 1850-1943 - Through The Lens
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the Danish navy is here presented along with more than 150 photographs from the period 1850 - 1943. The motifs are humorous, dramatic and sometimes tragic. They are snapshots from a nearly 100-year period of a proud Danish fleet - and put together show a part of the unique history of Denmark.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part II
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part I
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shooters, Trappers & Poisoners explores the world of Australian doggers & rabbiters as they wage war on two of Australia’s most familiar feral animals, dingos, its mixed-breed descendants & the feral rabbit. Beginning in the 19th century, two paths emerge: one is the lucrative industry of selling pelts & carcasses while the other is the practical requirements for eliminating wild dogs and rabbits.
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.