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Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA. The Detroit "race riots" of 1967. "I was there!"
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » North America
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
Zwarte Piet. De Verborgen Godsdienst Van De Nederlanden
Price: $31.00 USD. Words: 358,600. Language: Dutch. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dit boek gaat diep in op de kenmerken en attributen van Zwarte Piet en op de Sinterklaasviering, die een oeroude jaarwisselingsviering is. Een god wordt gedefinieerd door zijn attributen en kenmerken. Met behulp daarvan is de geschiedenis van de twee Zwarte Pieten – Sint Nikolaas was de oorspronkelijke Zwarte Piet – terug te traceren tot zo'n 4000 jaar geleden, tot in de tijd van de heidense goden
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
Price: $7.99 USD. (Free until April 30!) Words: 73,020. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
One of the most exhaustive, comprehensive books about the growing “Occupy Wall St.” and “We Are The 99%” Movements written so far. Pro-Occupy; anti-government; very dissident. Predicts mass civil unrest in America and abroad unless certain changes are made and rampant economic inequality is corrected. Politically subversive reading at its best!
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 27!) Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until July 05!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.