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On the Edge of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.
Warmasters: Classic Treatises on the Art of War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,190. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A collection of classic texts on war and strategy. Sun Tzu's "The Art of War", Niccolo Machiavelli's "Art of War", and Karl von Clausewitz's "On War". Preface gives brief biographies.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace in Palestine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,800. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A collection of 35 documents concerning the 100-year-old conflict over Palestine. The Balfour Declaration, the Sykes-Picot treaty, the League of Nations Mandate, the British White Papers, the report of the UN Special Committee on Palestine, the Palestine National Charter, the Camp David Accords, the Olso and Oslo II Accords. Preface gives historical introduction.
Antidisestablishmentarianism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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The Bible is a Book of Science Secular Humanism is a Religion of Mythology The so-called “separation principle” actually supports biblical training as essential to society’s survival. Scientific facts prove that "deep time" is impossible. Few fully understand that they have to stop secularism's growth or belief and freedom will be things of the past in America.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
State of the Union: Selected Annual Presidential Addresses to Congress, from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Barack Obama, and others
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Selected State of the Union speeches from George Washington to Barack Obama. The War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War, Vietnam and Civil Rights, the end of the Cold War, the First Persian Gulf War, 9-11 and the Second Persian Gulf War, and the 2008 Economic Meltdown.
The Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The second book follows the evolution of hominids to homo sapiens, their socialization and humanization and the development of the early pre-Christian empires. There are extensive discussions that start at pre-history and proceed through written history ending at the present. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.
Barack Obama and the Enemies Within
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 171,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Trevor Loudon. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
"Trevor Loudon does the job that few in the media ever even attempt. This eye-opening book is proof that one person really can make a difference, especially when they have no agenda other than finding the truth.” -Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of GBTV.
Eyewitness Accounts of the First World War: The Great War on Land, Sea and Air
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,830. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Three firsthand accounts of "The Great War". E.R.M. Fryer was one of the very few British infantry officers to survive the war from beginning to end. Baron Edgar von Spiegel was a German U-boat captain. And Eddie Rickenbacker was the highest-scoring American fighter ace, flying Spads against the Richthofen sqaudrons.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Andrew Himes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
My Fellow Americans: Presidential Inaugural Addresses from George Washington to Barack Obama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,480. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Complete inaugural addresses of all the American Presidents. "With malice toward none, with charity for all." -- Lincoln. "The only thing we have to fear is -- fear itself." -- Roosevelt. "Ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country." -- Kennedy.
Ruff Puff : A
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Van Oerknal tot Oorbevolking
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,840. Language: Afrikaans. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Van Oerknal tot Oorbevolking vertel die geskiedenis van die heelal tot by planeet Aarde en sy intelligentste lewewese - die mens - in verstaanbare taal en vir lesers van alle ouderdoms groepe. Die wetenskaplike plousibiliteit word deur 'n duitse fisika-professor beaam. Suider-Afrika word besonder beklemtoon. POS ASSEBLIEF 'N (HOPELIK POSITIEWE) BEOORDELING VAN MY BOEK NADAT JY DIT GELEES HET!
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An anthology of writings from Thomas Paine. Paine's radical views on the emancipation of women, the redistribution of wealth and social equality, and religion, made him an outcast even among his fellow American Revolutionaries. Even today, he remains the only major figure of the American Revolution who has no monument anywhere in Washington DC.