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Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace by Don Casselman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
Police Brutality by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Leadership
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
A Walking Tour of East Greenwich, Rhode Island by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of East Greenwich, Rhode Island is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
USAF Warplanes Past and Present by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a the brief history of the US air forces military aircraft since the Wright Bros offered a airplane for 'sale' until the present day Stealth F-117 Nighthawk and B-2 Spirit flying Wing not just the combat types but the various transport planes and special purpose types such as the Grumman EF-111 Raven and the Lockheed SR-71 high-altitude recce-plane re-called for 'ops' over the Balkans
MiG Fagot to Foxhound -- A History by peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the designs from the Soviet MIG OKB from the pistion-engined MiG-1/3 to the MiG-9 jet the ubiquitous MiG-15 and the most prolific of modern-day fighters the MiG-21 and the MiG-31 Foxhound spawned by the fear of the XB 70 Valkyrie and SR 71 Blackbird. Which of the export MiG-27 Flogger variants at one time formed a 'Top Secret' Aggressor Training Squadron at Nellis AFB Nevada?
Royal Canadian Air Force/CAF -- A History by peter dancey
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the history of Canadian military aviation since the formation of the Canadian Air Force in the UK during 1918 through the Royal Canadian Air Force to the CAF its equipment (airplanes) and deployments. The Air Division based in Germany and France during the 'Cold War' and the units and equipment assigned to NATO. The book also includes a full up-to-date inventory of the CAF today.
Who Do I Call My Countryman? by Jeffrey J Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
The Book of Poetry by Sheldon Blair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » History » American
Because it needed to be done, Sheldon Blair took it upon himself to write, probably the most iconic, black historical poem ever written. In more than 150 rhyming verses, he in chronological order lists the events, along with the main characters throughout history the struggle and strife of the black man from the slave ship to the White House.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West) by M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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.
Cambodia History by soy taing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A true story of Cambodia History from the 1st century BC to present. A book of revelation of Cambodia History as a Country that existed before any other countries in Southeast Asia. The book describes the rise and fall of the country as the author learned from life time experiences and taught through child hood school to University, and Military Academy.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition by Progressive Management
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (North End) by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Chicago's Loop (North End) is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1 by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
The Great Unknown King by Maxim Belsky
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The book offers a new look at the personality of the King of Prussia, Frederick the Great. Книга позволяет по-новому взглянуть на личность короля Пруссии Фридриха Великого - прославленного полководца, выдающегося политика и великого реформатора.
Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Guide of Tips and Techniques for Today's Squadron Commander - Includes Hap Arnold's Vision by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Smith relies on the vast “insights, experiences, and recommendations” of former and current commanders to identify the attributes of a successful commander at multiple levels. He identifies some issues commanders face regardless of the level of command, including counseling personnel, dorm inspections, commanders’ calls, money management, and the roles of spouses and families.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running by Harvey Asher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy by Andre Jute
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Screenplays » Drama
Omnibus containing the novel AN ELECTION OF PATRIOTS, the screenplay A CRIME OF INFLUENCE, and the radio play PIVOT, both adapted from the novel by the author, Andre Jute.
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1 by Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series) by Suzi Love
Series: Regency Life, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.