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The Father by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Asbestos: Death & Magic by Donald Pitt
Price: $2.57 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Henri Sant-Cassia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Imagine a rock that catches fire yet does not burn, strengthens construction materials, insulates materials perfectly, dampens noise, and possesses long, silky threads that can be woven into fireproof cloth. Sound impossible? This "wonder material" is asbestos.
Six Minute Guide to the Financial Crisis by John Colley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
Using the Six Minute Strategist Methodology, John Colley has produced a concise and structured analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis. This is intended to be an introduction to the subject for readers who have found the whole matter to be complex and technical. By reducing the whole event to just 36 key issues John has tried to distill down a complex subject to a more compressible form.
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Did the Continental Army Try and Stage a Coup After the Revoluntionary War? by Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 2200 word history short about a possible military coup after the Revolutionary War. The Society of the Cincinnati was formed by disgruntled members of the Continental Army as the Revolutionary War drew to a close. They were unhappy with lack of pay and supplies promised to them by the Continental Congress. Was formation of the Society an attempt to form a milita junta to rule the new country?
A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826 by Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathrobe? Find out by downloading now! (www.katecooch.com)
Police Brutality by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Since the days of slavery until modern time, Blacks in America have been either terrorized by the general American population, Klu Klux Klan to the modern version of law enforcement around this country. Elijah Muhammad makes the case that if the hatred and constant, unwarranted violence is the White's normal mode of operating, why let us separate unto ourselves since your history justifies this.
The 1937 San Francisco Police Graft Report by Edwin Atherton by Hank Chapot
Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Here the infamous Atherton Report on police graft in 1937 San Francisco, published for the first time since it's disappearance from the County Clerk's office in 1939. Current copy has typos fixed.
The Last Goodbye by Edith Hofmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Last Goodbye is a book of pictures and poems inspired by the author's experiences during World War 2 in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland, and as a prisoner at Auschwitz, in the Kristianstadt labour camp in Silesia and finally liberation at Belsen. Dedicated to each of the six million men, women and children who died.
I Am The Last Messenger of Allah by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
If Elijah preaches that they should believe in Allah, and believe in His religion Islam, you should be happy, and should accept Elijah as your brother.... What would we look like lying over here in the Western Hemisphere waiting until Muhammad came over here in the Western Hemisphere waiting until Muhammad came over here and teach us? You didn't do it. A new Islam in the last days is predicted!
African American Core Values: A Guide for Everyone by Richard Rosenfield
Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A common sense plan for advancement that everyone can use...A concise survey of African American history, in the words of people who lived it...An introduction to major figures in black literature from Sojourner Truth to President Obama
A History of Ireland - A New Perspective (Part 1) by Hazlett Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Brief introduction to Irish history, approaching it from a theological perspective. Book sets the scene and the approach for the other 'parts' of this interesting, gripping and contested history. These will be published in due course.
Hindbusters by Johan Opperman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
Secrets from the Archives (Volumes 1 to 5) by David Carmicheal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » World
Secret letters, spies, mystery lovers. Explore intriguing historical documents in “Secrets from the Archives;” a world of secret chambers, startling discoveries, and centuries-old mysteries. Includes "Proven to All the World: The Pewter Plate that Changed History," "Reputation in Flames: A President Lost, Found, and Lost Again," and three other stories. Uncover the secrets of the archives.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Dirty Money by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 10 · Opinions and essays, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political(5.00 from 1 review)
In this brief history of banking, the author traces the shadow of corruption that has followed the banking industry throughout recorded history accompanied by lavish illustrations.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, 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.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Two: U. S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign by Earl B. McElfresh
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This second section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping describes the logistics and tactics of General U. S. Grant during the Vicksburg campaign and the role that maps played in his maneuvers.
Sounds in the Silent Air by David Borrill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Reflections on the impact of the First World War on the creative soul of English music.
Boudicca by Ron Aberdeen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The wrath of a Queen causes the death of one hundred and thirty thousand people, the destruction of three cities and the humiliation of an Empire. Based on the true story of Britain’s first Queen
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition) by Roberta Falkner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.