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Patterns of American Legal Thought
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » History » American
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
The Great Communicator: Selected Speeches from President Ronald Reagan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A selection of speeches from Ronald Reagan. The conservative "Reagan Revolution", of free-market economics, the Religious Right, and military power, dominated American politics for three decades. This volume includes the "Evil Empire" speech, the "Government is the problem" speech, the "Tear down this Wall" speech, and many others.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
With the Dakota Sioux Indians: Writings From Charles Eastman (Ohiye Sa)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Charles Eastman was born on a Dakota Sioux Indian reservation in 1858. When the Indian Wars broke out, he was taken to Canada, where he lived with a band of Sioux and learned their ways. He later returned to the US, joined white society, and became a leading advocate for Indians in Washington. This anthology includes "Indian Boyhood", "Indian Heroes and Great Chiefs", and other essays.
On the Edge of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
The Chronicles of Heaven's War: Blood Moon Rising
Price: Free! Words: 143,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The tempest was only beginning to boil up. Few could see what it would engulf before exhausting itself upon a ruined land. And a ruined land it was to be…millions of lives snuffed out with countless cities buried in smoldering rubble. Yet it was going to happen, causing those involved to release a collective sigh, for the day had come at last.
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.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
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.