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A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Three: Two Views from Inside Lincoln’s Office by Earl B. McElfresh
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Two articles: "Since I Came to This Place" describes President Lincoln's White House Office. The second article describes Francis Carpenter's famous painting. All of the items shown in the painting, from the pictures on the wall to the papers on the floor, have some significance in relation to the preparation and presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation. Nothing is incidental.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
White River Junctions by Dave Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Spies and Spying in the Civil War: The Amazing Stories of Elizabeth Van Lew, Harriet Tubman, Thaddeus Lowe, Saving Mr. Lincoln, Intelligence Collection in the North and South, New Tools, Overseas by Progressive Management
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique compilation of three documents provides a fascinating look at the role of spies and intelligence in the conduct of the American Civil War.
The History of the Civil War for Kids by BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The men had been marching for days, it seemed. It was late June in the year 1863, and they had been fighting for a long time. These Union soldiers were serious men and they recognized how important it was for them to keep fighting this war. Even so, there were times when it wasn’t easy. In their heavy blue uniforms made of dyed blue wool, they felt very hot. The sweat rolled down their foreheads
The CIA The American Way by Stevetheblogger
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From small beginnings in 1946, the CIA of America grew out of all proportions to become one of the most powerful civilian agencies in the world untouchable by all they had a free hand to commit assassinations, overthrow foreign governments and even have a hand in the dismissal of one of there own Presidents. Join me as we trace the fall from power of the CIA one time partner of Bin Laden of Al
Brits At The Alamo by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 30 British-born men fought for the Texas cause during the siege and battle of the Alamo. This is a concise and informative account of their deeds.
Rebel Rebellion by Larry McClellan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A 19th century true historical tale of the life of a young man from the rural moutains of western North Carolina. It tells of his youthful family relations, his struggles with adolescence, first love and his documented Civil War experiences; from his enlistment and training in the Confederate Army, to his survival in battle and imprisonment in one of the war's most notorious Union prison camps.
Local Heroes: Rorke's Drift Men by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This well-researched publication provides concise and informative biographical tributes to a selection of 16 men from various towns and cities who were present at the defence of Rorke’s Drift, the battle depicted in the motion picture 'Zulu!' None have previously been highlighted in any of my Ebooks on the subject.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager by Tony Riches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
Apocalypse Then . . . And Now: An Alternative View of 9/11 by Vijay Prabhu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Richard Crasta. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
In this unique combined eyewitness account, thought diary, and monologue on the Twin Tower collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, the author asks: On one of the most momentous days in Twenty-first Century History, what were people really thinking? Were they all thinking the same thoughts as the pundits and the politicians? Were the bottom 10% thinking the same thoughts as the top 5%?
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand by William John Cox
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab by Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.
Quincy and its Quirky Story by ted clarke
You set the price! Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The city of Quincy, MA has so many qualities that it had to have more than one nickname. It has been called the “City of Presidents”, “City of Legends” and “Birthplace of the American Dream”. Not many years ago, when the title applied, Quincy was often the “Granite City”. The name Quincy was chosen to honor Abigail Adams’s maternal grandfather, for whom John Quincy Adams was also named.
Growth and Decline of Economies of Europe and US by Bhaskar Sarkar
Price: Free! Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The wealth of Europe and the US was built on ethnic cleansing, slave labor and colonies. Non availability of these resources is the primary cause of the decline of the developed economies. The financial conditions of central governments, state governments, municipalities and the people of the developed world are not going to improve unless there is a major change in their economic policies.
In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 Year History of the Asian Law Caucus by Sam Cacas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
“In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 year history of the Asian Law Caucus” by Sam Cacas shines a bright light upon the Korematsu decision and the first Asian Pacific American class action employment discrimination case - often ignored American legal history which Asian Pacific Americans have been involved in and which the Asian Law Caucus pioneered including the.
Heroes of the Light Brigade by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
For four decades this book has been extensively researched through official documentation such as soldiers' service papers, census returns, and regimental and family archives, the result of which provides biographical tributes to 30 soldiers who rode in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, giving a valuable insight into the kind of ordinary men who took part.
Radleys and the Christchurch Fruit & Vegetable Markets by Robert Radley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
1900's Fruit and Vegetable Merchants Golden Age In Christchurch, New Zealand. Covers the colourful story of the fruit and vegetable trade prior to the demise of owner operator retailers and small growers when decimated by the rise of supermarkets. The trade was vibrant with many ethnic participants and special characters.
The Longest Trail: Kentuckians and The Great Migration to Oregon, 1843 by Dan Lee
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Longest Trail is the story of the Great Migration to Oregon in 1843. Special emphasis is given to the role of Kentuckians in the Westward Movement. There were the famous sons of the Bluegrass, such as Kit Carson and William Sublette, but more important to this book are the obscure men and women who undertook a heroic endeavor - to cross the continent to settle the Northwest.
Tombstone Tragedy by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on eyewitness accounts, this is a concise and informative description of the incident which came to be known as the gunfight at the OK Corral. The difficulty which ended in a deadly confrontation of firearms left six men dead or wounded and secured their names in the annals of America's Old Wild West; but why did the situation get out of hand?