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African Identities: a New Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This polemic longread takes a critical look at the differences in the discourse about Africa and about Europe. Comparing Africa and Europe 130 years ago and today, the book contains a passionate plea for greater respect for the different African cultures and languages and contends that a lack of such respect is one of the main factors impeding Africa's development today.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Early Whispers: The Rise of Feminist Thought in 18th Century America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
A brief essay about how women during the colonial years and the War for Independence attempted to open a social & political dialogue for equal rights. While the founding fathers where drafting the new laws of the land, the founding mothers attempted to add their voices to the cause of Liberty for all. Essay includes academic citations with end notes for further studies in early feminism.
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002: From the Sea - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism, Tora Bora, Enduring Freedom, Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, Taliban, Operations at Kandahar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This project began almost 10 years ago, a month after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. Drawn from a variety of sources, the account reflects the combined efforts of three related, yet independent, endeavors to document Marine operations in Afghanistan during the opening days of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Look Up, Bismarck! A Walking Tour of Bismarck, North Dakota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Bismarck, North Dakota 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.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Monsters In The Bible
Series: Monsters in The Bible Series, Books 1, 2 & 3 Complete Series. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Herein are three books compiled together as a trilogy series. First is the "Son of Perdition - End of This Age", second is "The Harlot", and third "Giants - The Amazing Truth". The Monsters are within these three books. Buying this compilation will not only gain you the complete collection, but will save you money as well. This is a complete compilation of the “Monsters in The Bible Series".
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
A Walking Tour of Wilson, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 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 Wilson, North Carolina 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.
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Patriot Battalion and Battery Operations - FM 44-85 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Patriot Battalion and Battery Operations Field Manual (FM 44-85) covers the operation of the Patriot system, which is designed to defend against air and missile attack. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Classic Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women may have found gold in California a full year before James Marshal. Wheelbarrow Johnny started building wheelbarrows in Placerville and later became a national automobile tycoon. California's last "dry" town might surprise you.
The Development of Air Doctrine in the Army Air Arm 1917-1941 - Hap Arnold, Chennault, Douhet, Mitchell, Foulois, Drum Board, Alexander de Seversky, General Eaker, World War I and II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph recounts the development of air doctrine in the Army air arm from 1917 to 1941. It includes concepts, both strategic and tactical, that emerged during World War I and the period following, up to the entry of the United States into World War II.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
Old World ... New World: From a picnic at La Perouse to the Western Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Australia was, is, and always will be a nation of immigrants. Old World … New World provides backgrounds to the author's grandparents’ formative years in northern and southern England and in Redfern, Sydney, their experiences during four years of world war, and their familial relationships and tragedies from the 1920s to Sara Ongley’s death in 1977.
Aus Dem Schrecken Erwacht Eine Liebe…
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Ein historischer Roman der auf wahren Begebenheiten, vom Autor eyewitnessed basiert. Die Hauptfiguren sind George und Frosso: zwei junge Menschen, die in und traf verliebte in widrigen Umständen, er der Sohn eines berüchtigten kommunistischen; sie die Tochter eines Anti-Kommunist. Sie überlebte die 1944 Griechischen Bürgerkrieg und erlebten einen wahren Golgatha der Unmenschlichkeit in Meligalas.
Chadwick 'Roy' designer of Avro airplanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The airplane that established the Avro Company was designed in WW I by A V Roe the Avro 504 biplane trainer that was later adapted as a night-fighter for Home Defense. Subsequently a great number of Avro designs were the work of 'Roy' Chadwick who's first WW II twin R-R Vultee-engined bomber the Manchester was a failure that became the successful Lancaster with its post-war Lincoln and Shackleton
Russian Aviation post-WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.