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The Klondike Chest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Billy Orange, pugnacious little Irishman, five foot nothing and scared of nobody, rescues a young man from a beating in a back alley in Seattle and finds himself caught up in the Great Gold Rush to the Klondike. Arctic midwinter conditions, unscrupulous tricksters, romance, and death, test him but nothing can stop him.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
Just In: This Report on the American Revolution
Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Too often we brush over the American Revolution when we are studying U.S. History or U.S. Government. My desire here is to make some of the major people and events of the American Revolution come alive for students of all ages. This play can be enjoyed when read silently, for a different look at the American Revolution.
The Four Little Ones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
During the Civil Rights era in Louisville, Kentucky raising children in the West End of Louisville presented a challenge to Eula and James McAbee. The Four Little Ones is a collection of memories of growing up during one of the most important periods in American history. With a mix of humor, pathos, clarity Phillip McAbee welcomes you to experience the McAbee family's daily life.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Essays
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo
Anne Boleyn: A Short Biography
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
As Britain's most controversial queen consort, Anne Boleyn has captured the hearts and minds of many. This short biography explores her rise and downfall, her role in the protestant reformation, her other loves and her role in popular culture.
Memories of the Bush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Verse stories telling snippetts of life in outback Australia - on station properties and in an outback town. A life lived devoid of any luxuries, without ever a complaint, but full of simple joys, happiness and love.
A History of Ireland - Ireland before The Plantation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Part 2 of a new series of books on a contested subject - the history of Ireland, but taken from a theological perspective. This has not been done before to my knowledge, so will make for interesting reading. Deals with the Waves of Invasion, Castle Place Names, Patrick of Ireland, the Normans, Ireland's Importance in 1492, the Reformation.
Operation Rediscover action plan
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » American
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.
Oswald Slept Here: Lives Changed by a Flash of History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Kennedy, the crime ripped through lives far beyond the shooter and his victim. The Dallas Morning News, published within sight of the shooting, tells five short stories of lives forever changed.
The Story of Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people travelled south between the ice ages. This book tells the story of Australia.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round
You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
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In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
The World's Greatest Books
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
In THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS an attempt has been made to effect a compendium of the world's best literature in a form that shall be at once accessible to every one and still faithful to its originals; or, in other words, it has been sought to allow the original author to tell his own story over again in his own language, but in the shortest possible space.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Asheville's Montford District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Living Through a War
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Combat Diary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
Essays From Silicon Valley, Volume 1 (Omnibus)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » North America
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.