Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | Military | War | History of things | Biography | World | Family history | Civilization | Modern / 20th Century | Russian | Middle East | Contemporary political | All sub-categories >>
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
By
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
Wake Up Running
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Life Force Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A memoir by American executive, David Egee, who overcame a learning handicap to become a successful international health care executive, establishing hospitals in the Middle East and nursing homes in England, while dealing with persons such as Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi.
Historical Importance of Orion and Taurus to the Ancients
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
The start dates of our common male ancestor, the advent of civilization, the Egyptian king lists and the dates of creation myths from many cultures are similar. Is this just a coincidence? From the beginning man was enamoured with a certain region of the sky. Many clues point towards a star in that region. This book explores the path taken by the ancients and the evidence left of their origin.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
Civic Pompeii
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Join archaeologist Natasha Sheldon on a guided tour down the streets and through the ruined buildings of Pompeii. More than just a guidebook, Civic Pompeii shares intimate details surrounding each site, along with everything you'll need to fully appreciate this ancient city.
Pompeii's Last Days
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
You've never experienced Pompeii like this before. Take a walk through the streets and buildings of the ancient city, guided by archaeologist and historian Natasha Sheldon, and discover what befell the citizens of Pompeii during their last days. Don't be afraid to stray off the beaten path; you'll learn more about Pompeii than you ever knew before, even if you never leave your armchair.
Steam Age Machines
By
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
RAF Flights Since 1918 Book 2
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This the second in the series of RAF Flights which in fact in the whole traces the history of the RAF from 1918 to present day as the Flights often set up for in-theatre Special Duties operations were often first in and last out whilst at the same time by way of the OTUs and OCUs fully involved in training. This book dtails 1000 Series, Independent, un-numbered (A-Z, Named, 1900 Series, ABTF etc.
From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James has gathered some of the most poignant love letters from the Civil War and put them in this short e-book for all to see. Read the heartfelt words of some of the Civil War's most renowned warriors including JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and George Pickett.
Holocene Mysteries
By
Series: The Reading Room, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
We live in a geological epoch called the Holocene, which begins 10,000 years ago as the last great glaciers melt away, and with them the 2.58 million years of the Pleistocene fade. But humans only started keeping written records about 5,000 years ago. What happened during that long twilight in the first half of the Holocene? Mute testimonials include Stonehenge, Nebra Sky Disk, and much more...
RAF Flights Since 1918 Book 3
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This the third of the four book set continues the very interesting history of RAF (FAA) Flights since 1918 that when read in the whole gives another aspect on the normal squadron and histories of the RAF. Book 3 continues the un-numbered flights in all their different forms Special Duties, cmmunications the many units abroad and at home the evaluation training and conversion flights and many more.
The Cold War: A Ducksters Book
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern
This book about the Cold War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the major events of the Cold War including the Berlin Airlift, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
RAF Flights Since 1918 Book 1
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the first in a set of four detailing the many Flights of the RAF since its inauguration in 1918 when the RNAS Coastal reconnaissance Flights formed the basis of the 200 series RAF squadrons. Many books detailing RAF Squadrons are available but very few on RAF Flights. This initial work covers the seaplane and the WW I Felixstowe and Curtiss flying-boat units the 400 (many FAA) to 1000
Descendants of Silas and Margaret Garvin Cooper
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a genealogy of the first five generations from Silas Cooper and his wife, Margaret Garvin, in Orangeburgh District, South Carolina.
World War I: A Ducksters Book
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars
This book about World War I is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War I. You will read about what caused the war, the countries involved, and how the war shaped the world. You will also discover what life was like in the trenches and about the world leaders of the time.
We Rise
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
RAF Bomber Command Groups WW II
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book details the formation of each of Bomber Command Groups including the Pathfinder Group with the high-speed DH Mosquitoes and the all-Canadian manned No.6 Group. Each group is traced from its inception pre-war the types operated its AOCs and its major operations from September 1939 until VE-Day. The squadrons that made up each group also also detailed with more detailed information later.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
By
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
By
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
By
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.