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Mindless Thug Iraq-Haiti-Libya by Matt Quade
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East(4.00 from 1 review)
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2008. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
The Persian Nightingale by Madelina Forbes Mitchell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy by Suresh Shenoy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
199th Light Infantry Brigade Redcatcher MP by Mickey Bright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War(4.00 from 1 review)
Mickey put his heart and soul into his book about his three tours in the Vietnam War. He brings to life the men he served with and treasured as friends as well as the Vietnamese people he grew to know and respect. He describes everything he saw and felt about the country in vivid detail. That includes the horrors of war as well as the men's feverish efforts to block their worries and fears.
Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA by Sam Pettus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Starting with its humble beginnings in the 1950's and ending with its swan-song, the Dreamcast, in the early 2000’s, this is the complete history of Sega as a console maker.
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act by James D. Keeney
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil by Miguel Bronchud
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book starts in the ancient Castle at Mora De Rubielos, in Spain. This Castle has a XIIIth century winding staircase, leading to the dungeon, with secret Masonic symbols engraved on the vertical side of most steps and on the walls. The author made attempts to save the stairs (and the engravings) from the destruction of time and wear, but also to understand the meaning of these symbols.
Passing Strangeness by Paul Drye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
Передача Крыма в 1954 году и ее законность by Дмитрий Караичев
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: Russian. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Essay » Political
Документальное исследование о законности передачи Крымской области в 1954 году из состава РСФСР в состав Украинской ССР от историка, изучавшего этот вопрос по архивным материалам
From This Valley by Mike Taylor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
These essays are mostly a backward look at my teen years in the 60’s in Red River, New Mexico, working for my folks and grandfolks (Taylors, Carnetts, and Grindstaffs) when we owned the Red River Laundry, the Green Mountain Lodge, and Patrick’s Sport Shop. The hope is to pass along the fun and joy I had of knowing this valley, its people and visitors for more than six decades now.
The Year of Jubilee by George Nagle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam by edited by Bernard Edelman for The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The bestselling book and basis for the Emmy award-winning documentary (letters read by Robert DeNiro, Robert Downey Jr., Robin Williams...) — is now available in ebook edition! Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam in this powerful collection of more than 200 poignant, honest, and very human letters.
They Came with Cromwell The story of the Nunn Family of County Wexford, Ireland. by Eddie Jordan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: 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.
Paloma and the Horse Traders by Carla Kelly
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador) by Ernesto Panamá
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por el conflicto Este - Oeste. El relato histórico aquí publicado es el único, hecho desde el punto de la derecha hasta el momento. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA anunciada por el autor en septiembre del 2008, antes de las elecciones el 15 de marzo de 2009. El genero de la obra es histórico testimo
Magic, Religion & Cannabis by Steven Hager
Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Leela is the ancient spirit running through all things that birthed the universe according to Krishna. The word translates as "play, without profit or motive other than fun," and it's this vibration that all sacred clowns in history devoutly follow.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
A Glass Half Full by Esther Pinskier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Esther Pinskier began life in Warsaw, Poland in January 1926 - 13 years before the start of World War II. Despite the back story, Esther's positivity and descriptions of life in post-war Paris, Australia and other parts of the world make this a fascinating read and in important social history document.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan by Glenn Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.