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Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(4.91 from 22 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(4.82 from 11 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika by Robert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Survive to Live Free by Christa Schmid-Wappler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Updated 2019. When combat ceased in Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
Between the Lines by Paul O'Connell
Price: Free! Words: 144,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(4.75 from 12 reviews)
I wrote eighty letters to my family as an eighteen year old Marine serving in Vietnam during the war. I was reunited with these letters sixteen years later. When I sat and read them, I was blown away by what I had written, and what I had not... It has taken twenty-eight years to finish this book which pained me so many times that often I could not keep at it... Finally I have finished... Peace
Our Experience, Ourselves by Lyn Relph
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sub-title: How Experience Came to be Valued so Highly by People in the West. A chronological account of how authority figures in Western Civilization first considered experience unimportant but in time came to value it very highly. Readers will spend time with many of these authority figures and 'hear' what they have to say for themselves.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All by David Fitzgerald
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious history(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. Employing research from historians all across the theological spectrum, NAILED shows how the evidence points to a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a purely mythic Christ.
Next of Kin by Caitlin Hicks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When I was 21 years old, preparing to travel to Europe for the first time, my Mother whispered a request: to get her a photo of the grave of her childhood sweetheart in a cemetery in France. I came home empty-handed. This is the true story of how, years after she died, I finally got the photo, and came to understand its importance.
The Enduring Ancient Egyptian Musical System -- Theory and Practice by Moustafa Gadalla
You set the price! Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Explains the cosmic roots of Egyptian musical and vocal rhythmic forms. Learn the fundamentals (theory and practice) of music in the typical Egyptian way: simple, coherent, and comprehensive;discussions and details of an inventory of Ancient Egyptian musical instruments explaining their ranges and playing techniques; also discusses Egyptian rhythmic dancing,etc
Abbey Girls by Mary Behan & Valerie Behan
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
Two sisters give an hilarious and poignant account of boarding school life in Ireland in the 1960s.
Walking Devon and Other Childhood Memories by David Patt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
Here's a memoir about growing up in West Rogers Park, in a world filled with odd family customs, silly school rules, and unusual cultural habits, a place occupied by inventive playmates and explorers and an occasional rebel.
Intrepid Dudettes of the Inca Empire Part 1 by Helen Pugh
Series: Intrepid Dudettes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans(5.00 from 1 review)
'Intrepid Dudettes of the Inca Empire Part 1' is all about rescuing historical pre-Columbian women from obscurity. Well-researched historical reading that isn't heavy going, the book tells fascinating true stories and legends about Inca goddesses and indigenous South American women who lived before the Spanish Conquest, many of whom lived through challenging times.
Stupid Things You Didn’t Know About™ History: 101 Paradoxical, Hilarious, Cute or Plain Weird Events from around the World by Ton Koster & Eileen Travers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2020 by ClioClusters, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the book your history teacher warned you about. The subtitle aptly describes the collection of anecdotes. Each comprises three paragraphs, with illustrations, all fastidiously researched by the authors and based on primary sources and the work of historians. One anecdote leads stream-of-consciousness-like to another, around the world. Trivialists will love it.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art by Britni Patterson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching(5.00 from 1 review)
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
Empire of Angels in Prophecy by Daryl Clotworthy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political(5.00 from 1 review)
A grim reality faces millions as an economic famine grows and spreads to all the great nations of the West. But what is causing it, and why? This book reveals the titanic struggle of two great spiritual kingdoms for dominion in the earth, tracing its history and place in Prophecy. The wise will take heed and prepare themselves for the coming great shift in Angelic global, socioeconomic power.
Playing the Indian Card by Stephen Roney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you think you know about Canada's "First Nations" is wrong!
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.