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Cuba en Tiempo de Guerra
By Richard Harding Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2010 by Editorial Medí. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Este controvercial libro de 1898 es un temprano ejemplo del poder manipulador de la prensa. Davis presentó informes vibrantes y dramáticos que pueden haber llevado a Estados Unidos a un conflicto internacional: El inicio de la Guerra Hispano-Americana. Aquí está la historia de Davis sobre la devastadora guerra en Cuba. Su narrativa pudo haber cambiado el curso de asuntos internacionales.
Anciennes cartes géographiques
By Claude Trudel
Price: Free! Words: 33,600. Language: French. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Le livre contient un répertoire de collections numériques d’anciennes cartes géographiques en libre accès, des ressources connexes, une sélection de documents cartographiques et une bibliographie. Les documents recensés dans les collections peuvent souvent être redimensionnés, imprimés ou téléchargés. Selon des modalités diverses, ils peuvent parfois être aussi libres de droits.
Our Father's War
By Julie Thomas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
My late Father, Hal Thomas, was a Spitfire pilot in WWII, in England and the Middle East. He was called up in 1939, trained in New Zealand, sailed for England in 1940 and learned to fly a Spitfire. He served for four years and as he grew up, he wrote letters home. After the war he wrote some more, chilling and descriptive words. These are them.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
By Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Free offering by new author. First of five volumes examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
By Charles Weinblatt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
The Perfect Dictator Manual
By Ghetau Gh. Florin
Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Perfect Dictator Manual is a shocking, revealing and interesting book. The author strips off myths and legends the personalities of the most sinister dictators: Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, or Ceausescu. At the same time, the functioning mechanisms of tyrannical regimes are highlighted. In other words, it is an essay on dictators, dictatorships and their true nature.
I Am A Submariner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
How the Allies Won World War II
By Austin Torney
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(1.00 from 1 review)
Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
My Father
By Dan Steding
Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Looking for why we are what we've become by examining our family history.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
By Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
The Little Book of Civil War Reenacting
By William J Watson
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An introduction to the world of Civil War reenacting for anyone thinking about giving it a try. The book is written and edited by a 20-year hobbyist who gives practical advice, insight, and a really good handle on what to expect in terms of costs, attitudes, opportunities and expectations. It's published just in time for the sesquicentennial celebration of the Civil War. Photos and text.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Elizabethan Era
By Prasad Mahabal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
The Mohammed Code: Why a Desert Prophet Wants You Dead
By Howard Bloom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Adolph Hitler tried to take over the world. All of them failed. Yet an illiterate desert prophet enabled his followers to hammer together an empire 11 times the size of Alexander the Great’s conquests, 5 times the size of the Roman Empire, and 7 times the size of the USA. How did Mohammed pull it off? And how does his success threaten you and me?
Liberty
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
Israelology: The Birthright, House of Israel, Kingdom, ans Sons of God
By Paul Andree
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 160,380. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Houses of Israel and Judah dominate the scriptures from the time of King David until they both were sent into captivity. God sent the House of Israel into captivity to Assyria, where they lost their national identity. However, the Biblical prophets continued to prophesy of their actions and future. God is fulfilling all of the prophecies as they relate to these Houses and to us personally.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.