Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | Military | War | History of things | World | Biography | Modern / 20th Century | Family history | Civilization | Russian | Middle East | Contemporary political | All sub-categories >>
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Scandals and Scoundrels from the Old West
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were scandals and scoundrels throughout the west. Consider the dance instructor that sued a cable-car company because an accident turned her into a nymphomaniac. She was awarded $50,000.
Surface-to-Air Missiles - Part of the Weapons of War Series
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes the reader on a fact-packed study of the SAM from its earliest days in World War Two with the British Stooge and German Waserfall through to the most sophisticated modern weapons such as the Israelie Iron Dome, British Sea Viper and the Russian Igla-S.
Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
Two for the Cabinet
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Survive to Live Free
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
The Marine from Mandalay
By
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth. On his way he has many encounters and adventures and helps British and Indian refugees.
The One That Got Away
By
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Franz von Werra was the only German prisoner of war to escape and return to Germany after being captured by the Allies. An incredibly charismatic, inventive and self-confident man, he was a Luftwaffe ace shot down in the Battle of Britain. The One that Got Away tells the full and exciting story of his two daring escapes in England and his third and successful escape in Canada.
Barack Obama and the Enemies Within
By
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 171,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Trevor Loudon. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Trevor Loudon does the job that few in the media ever even attempt. This eye-opening book is proof that one person really can make a difference, especially when they have no agenda other than finding the truth.” -Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of GBTV.
The Unknown Warrior
By
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Unknown Warrior is the true story of one man and his amazing part in the deception plans to persuade the Germans that the invasion would happen near Calais and not in Normandy and thus ensure that they did not commit their reserves until too late. Born to a humble German background, with a Jewish father and Catholic mother, he volunteers for an unknown secret mission that saved many lives.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
By
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
By
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
Eugen Sanger’s Ramjet Powered Messerschmidt Me 262A-1a & Skoda-Kauba SK P.14-01
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
“I have seen a great deal in my life, but nothing so astounding as the sight and sound of this roaring, flaming D-17Z in a power dive at over 420 mph (675.9 km/h).” Fritz Stamer, famed gliding pilot said after witnessing the flight of the early version of a Sänger ramjet engine operating in open air.
Three Rabbits Alibi
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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 thinks the scene near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate this case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
Jesus, Prince of Hell
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Sasquatch/Bigfoot
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the classic stories of the search for the legendary "man of the woods" that has fascinated and still fascinates anthropologists and people the world over. It is also the story of Rene Dahinden, a Canadian who became known as the foremost searcher after the truth.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.