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The Persian Nightingale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Looking Back: Growing Up in Middle America in the 20th Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by David Dockery. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Are you looking for a memoir that is both touching and funny? This book tells the story of 2 generations of men who grew up in the same town just outside of Chicago. One grew up in the 40's and 50's during WWII and Elvis and the other grew up in the 70's and 80's during Vietnam and Disco. They had different lives in that times were different, but in many ways the town of Barrington did not change.
Hanged Twice No Joke
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s)
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume I The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s)
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australian and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume I, The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) follows the arrest of Solomon Bockerah and his transportation to Sydney on the notorious Second Fleet and the spectacular rise and fall of the emancipist Sydney merchant, John Laurie.
No Gap. No Chaos. Answers for Creation Ex Nihilo Naysayers.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2015 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
One strong impression the author's masterful research gives is that it is presented as encouragement for readers to do their own research to reinforce their personal beliefs and/or to find out just what they believe and why they believe as they do; maybe even change their beliefs about how our world was created after reading the author's scholarly presentation. Was it really created from nothing?
Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
Peggy’s Cove: The Amazing History of a Coastal Village
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Here is the complete history of the famous cove and the unique village that hosts thousands of visitors each year. The story begins with the formation of the rocks along these shores and the impact of the glaciers. The Mi'kmaq were the first to live here in the summers, harvesting the riches of the sea.
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative (The Black Stone)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative is an interesting title; this subtitled autobiographically athoritative because the history is direct from the mouth of Elijah Muhammad himself through his audios, writings and live speeches. Based on the importance of what this means in years to come, it was best to let him speak for himself. Well documented and supported.
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
Akhenaton Trismegiste
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exposé en 1989 de l’application planétaire de la formule AMO déchiffrant le nom de Trismegiste – connu comme le "trois fois nommé" - des trois noms d’Akhenaton, de Moïse et d’Œdipe. Presentation in 1989 of the planetary application of the AMO formula from the name of Trismegistus - known as "thrice born" – with the three names :Akhenaton, Moses, and Oedipus.
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.
They Came with Cromwell The story of the Nunn Family of County Wexford, Ireland.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the history of the Nunn family of wexford in ireland, who came to these shores with oliver cromwell with the sole purpose of conquering all opposition in ireland, religious, political and cultural. The nunn family settlement in wexford commenced with the granting of over 3000 acres of land confiscated from the defeated irish. The family settled and reigned in wexford for over 300 years.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Chicano Manifesto
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.