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Ensaio Sobre a Vida do Infante D. Henrique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Esta obra tem como finalidade divulgar junto do público em geral um ensaio sobre a vida do Infante D. Henrique que foi galardoado com o primeiro prémio Henriquino, em 1960, na Vila de Sagres, em Portugal.
7 December 1941: The Air Force Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor - Day that Will Live in Infamy, Hell in Paradise, Bomber and Fighter Commands, Failed Warning System, Heroic Efforts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 7 December 1941, the "Day of Infamy," the United States and its armed forces were plunged into the most costly war in history. The Air Force story of 7 December is told in its entirety for the first time in this fascinating volume.
The Crescent and the Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Two massive armies, two legendary leaders, two historic creeds, and one desperate battle that would determine the fate of Western Civilization for centuries to come….
The Casebook of Glasgow's Victorian Detective
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The real life cases of Victorian Detective, Archie Carmichael, a talented detective officer who spent over forty years policing the city of Glasgow and catching some of the most notorious criminals within it, earning him the title of 'Glasgow's Sherlock Holmes'. With the Foreword and Historical Notes on the cases written by historical researcher and author, Lynne Wilson.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.
Черная книга Чеченской войны
Price: Free! Words: 39,840. Language: Russian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
В книге представлен текст доклада, подготовленного для российской делегации в Парламентской Ассамблее Европы (2000 г.). Он являлся ответом на многочисленные клеветнические выпады в адрес России и ее силовых структур, ведущих в Чечне войну против вооруженных бандформирований в начале 2000-х годов.
Pigs & Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tales of the Bygone Bush.
The Search For Old King's Road
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
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.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Test Flying MiG Jet Fighters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book affords the reader a rare look behind the scenes at a Soviet AF Mikoyan jet test centre during the Cold War, the test pilots needing to stay ahead of the game to ensure the air defence combat pilots flying the succession of new MiG jets that followed the ubiquitous MiG-15 into service were fit for purpose. At a time when thre was, as in the West a never-ending stream of new combat jets
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (Center)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 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 the Center of Chicago's Loop 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.
A Walking Tour of Bordentown, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 Bordentown, New Jersey 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.
Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force - Organization of the USAF 1907-1947, Lineage of USAF Major Components, 1947 to the Present, Types of USAF Organizations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating report surveys the evolution of the Air Force field structure from the earliest military aeronautical organizations to those comprising the modern Air Force.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Nietzsche's Footfalls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
Rising: Stories of the 2013 Alberta Flood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Examining one of the largest natural disasters in Canadian history as never before—through the eyes of the people it directly affected—Taylor Lambert's literary journalism book Rising puts a human face on a catastrophe while exploring the history of Calgary and southern Alberta. One quarter of the author's proceeds benefit The Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund.
Cotton and Cold Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true story of a Victorian drama of life, love and murder. The story begins in the Staffordshire district and moves to the cotton weaving area of East Lancashire.