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A Walking Tour of A Salem, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 Salem, Massachusetts from walkthetown.com 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.
New Navy Fighting Machine in the South China Sea - How American Surface Combatants Can Defeat PLAN, People's Republic of China (PRC) Navy, Aegis, Airships, Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The western Pacific is home to many areas of growing contention. In the past, a predominant concern of the U.S. centered upon potential PRC military aggression towards Taiwan. However, speculation over oil and gas reserves embedded in the SCS has increasingly drawn attention to the waters between Vietnam and the Philippines.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » War
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
The Search for Lady Godiva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
A Walking Tour of A Saratoga Springs, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. 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 Saratoga Springs, New York from walkthetown.com 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Venezuela.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Weapon of Denial - Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea, Japanese Onslaught, Coral Sea through Milne Bay, Air Power and the Supply War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea.
Confederate Morristown and the War Between the States
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
In Unionist East Tennessee the small town of Morristown was loyal to the Confederacy. This book is a look at the war as seen from the perspective of Morristown, Tennessee. It largely takes a traditional Southern view of the war. The book exposes the unique history of Morristown during the war, including the frequent fighting which took place in and around the town.
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
The Air Force in Southeast Asia: Tactics and Techniques of Electronic Warfare - Electronic Countermeasures in the Air War Against North Vietnam 1965-1973 - Wild Weasel, Linebacker, B-52
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Electronic countermeasures support for the air war against North Vietnam included stand-off jamming, Wild Weasel operations, the use of self-protection pods, and the employment of chaff. The use of rudimentary counter-measures began during World War II and continued in the Korean conflict.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.
The Story of Butchart Gardens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » History » North America
How did Jenny Butchart turn an ugly, disused limestone quarry into the world’s most famous private garden? Over 100 years later, Butchart Gardens still attracts almost a million visitors from around the globe, to enjoy a world created by an unrivalled green-thumb visionary. Filled with myth, legend, and love, this is a cheerfully told story, as colourful and unique as the gardens themselves.
Manet's Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Édouard Manet, the quintessential painter of modern life, was a man of his times and his paintings were powerful, often shocking and controversial representations of modern society, particularly in his depictions of women.
Russia and Vladimir Putin: Studies and Reports on Politics, Economics, Security Strategy, New Eurasia, Threat Perception, Growing Russo-American Tensions, Crimea, Target: Ukraine, Corruption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Important reports and study papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into Vladimir Putin's Russia, with special analysis and commentary of particular interest at this time of aggression against the Ukraine and Crimea.