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The Real and Imaginary Atlantis
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
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A new theory of Atlantis is developed assuming that Plato’s tale was based on an original story that was badly muddled as it was passed on by word of mouth. By removing the apparent errors from the story a revised Atlantis is proposed. An era in the ancient world is identified that has many similarities to this revised Atlantis, and points to the possible location of the large island and seaport.
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
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The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
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Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Letters of Wars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Sion's Army - The Freemasons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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The book tracks the shadowy Priory of Sion as it schemes to spin a web of intrigue in its pursuit of world domination. The book starts with the early history of Judaism and ends with the defeat of Napoleon. The Priory invents its own form of Freemasonry as its private army which it will use in the American and French Revolutions. If you really want to know the about Freemasonry, read this book!
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
The Men on the Sixth Floor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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This is NOT just another JFK assassination book. Indeed, it does more than explain the means, motive and methods of the assassins of Kennedy; it reveals the names of those involved and it documents why they did the things they did. The Men on the Sixth Floor will spark your personal epiphany in the JFK case as it has with countless others.
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
The Rise and Fall of Diamonds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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An investigation by Edward Jay Epstein into the De Beers cartel and the fantastic machine that created the illusion that diamonds are forever.
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
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A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.