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The Battle of Belmont
By Greg Schroeder
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short military history of Ulysses S Grant's first major command in the American Civil War. Tactical descriptions, light command analysis, references and an order of battle. An easy to read yet accurate introduction to Grant, the Civil War, and military history.
The Endless Possibilities of Paper Mache - Imagination vs. Armageddon in the Cold War
By Jo Swanson
You set the price! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
As an actor & activist in Boston during the early 1980's, Jo Swanson was committed to saving the world. A founding member of the popular movement, Food Not Bombs, Swanson chronicles her numerous and wildly varied attempts to head off the arms race, shut down nuclear power and end US intervention in Central America - with little more than a few good ideas and a handful of like-minded friends.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
By ted clarke
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
The Federalist Regained
By Paul Reidinger
You set the price! Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
An American writer offers a riposte to Alexander Hamilton and a fresh interpretation of the Bill of Rights.
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
By Lucille Redmond
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
By Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
I have a different story
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
HIS-tory
By Steve R.
Series: Born Broken, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A book of poetry powerfully expressing the different accounts of Barack Hussein Obama, President of the United States of America, during his ascension toward the White House.
Remember When - Memories of Ipswich
By Ipswich Library
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The many and varied recollections of Ipswich's older citizens will now live on in the cyber world. Developed through an Ipswich Libraries project, this eBook, Remember When ... Memories of Ipswich, is a collection of the memories and thoughts of Ipswich senior citizens.
Postcard Revolution
By Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture, Readers' Guide
By Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
How to get the most out of the book series: The Readers' Guide walks you through the inspiration and intention behind the creation of the books. As you travel through each book you will see the evolution of modern humanity unfold through each subject. (Six Volumes) We are all connected. If we focus on what unites as humans and not what separates us, we might be able to fix us.
The End of Time: A Historical Note
By Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This short historical note provides a link and description of an event for 21 December 2012.
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie
By Cornelis Vanistendael
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.
By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
By Michael Williams
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)
Crossing Over
By Oakeley
You set the price! Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(4.00 from 1 review)
An Eclectic collection of seventeen short stories and poems by twelve authors from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation in Western Australia. The themes include youth, family relations, travel and exploration, the World Wars, love, detective and others.
Viševekovno Prijateljstvo
By Nebojša Bogunović
Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: Serbian. Published: November 2, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Od slučajnog susreta između jednog ruskog kaluđera i najmlađeg Nemanjinog sina pa sve do današnjih dana, duge i čvrste veze između dva srodna naroda traju već više od osam vekova...
Operation Rediscover action plan
By James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
How to Fish Without Getting Caught
By Michael Bade
You set the price! Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is a coming of age story about two young men who faced the dangers and adventures of learning to commercial fish in Puget Sound. It an historical account about what it was like to commercial fish in the 1970’s when Judge Boldt called in federal agents to arrest fishermen. It is an adventure story that will have you turning pages in anticipation and stopping periodially to laugh out loud.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
By Glenn Dixon
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
Living with the Brooklyn Bridge
By Patricia Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A stirring, face-to-face encounter with one of New York’s greatest landmarks.