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A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 70. Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
A Review of "Internal Improvement"
Series: Freebies, Book 72. Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War"
Series: Freebies, Book 73. Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
The End of Their World
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Dandelions & Snails: A Journey From the Dark Days of War, to the Golden Fields of Peace
Price: Free! Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
This is a retrospective view of Britain, during and after the Second World War. This true story tells of two families caught up in the futility of war on this planet. The story includes the dilemma of the conscientious objector and the bravery of the soldier. Poems are interspersed throughout the text, to accentuate the content, and also to add a touch of philosophical contemplation.
The Last Enemy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Richard Hillary was one of the great heroes of World War Two. And 'The Last Enemy' is one of the best books to emerge from that epic conflict.
Napoleon and His Marshals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
悪魔の土地:Ezochiの原始植民地化、日本の拡張の代替モデル
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Japanese. Published: May 25, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » World
日本は徳川幕府の下で団結したずっと前に、蝦夷(現代の北海道)の北の島があり、ネイティブの人々を疎外、侵略支配、金融、政治的利益のために日本人によって略奪されました。彼らは正式に、1800年代後半までは、何世紀にもわたって島を植民地化していない練習決して「プロト定着を。」
La Leyenda del Gallo Papá Candelo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
¿Quieres conocer cómo se jugaba el deporte de los gallos en la época de los treinta en Puerto Rico? ¿Quieres saber porque los jibaritos adoraban a Papá Candelo? Conoce la esperanza de un pueblo pobre, humilde y agobiado. Lee la historia de Papá Candelo, un gallito que vivió de verdad.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Dr. Spock and the Vietnam War
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Dr. Benjamin Spock will always be remembered by many as the pediatrician who changed the way parents reared their children, by many others as a Vietnam era anti-war activist, and by his wife as a brilliant storyteller whose parenting advice did not carry over to his own life. Few people realize the lengths to which Benjamin Spock went to protest the Vietnam War, including running for President.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
The Niagara Frontier's Unwritten History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
A mesmerizing look into the Niagara Frontier's history and the people who populated the region. A study for research or for sheer entertainment.
Irish History & Myth Series Box Set
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.
History & Truth
You set the price! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The purpose of studying history seen as a purge of human corruption, of original sin. Study to correct error and move on. Material and immaterial causes of history viewed and described and explained.
Hitler's Great Mistake: Not the Invasion of the USSR but the Declaration of War on the United States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hitler's Great Mistake will force you to rethink the momentous second half of 1941 when the world hung precariously in the balance. Germany declared war voluntarily on both the USSR and the USA. One action was a rational gamble, the other a mistake of epic proportions that redrew the map of the post-war world with effects that reverberate to this day.
Ready Reference Treatise: Left to Tell
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Rwandan Genocide had taken place in 1994. The book was published 12 years after that tragedy. The genocide was so horrible that it claimed about one million lives in only one hundred days.
Money: From Barter to online Banking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book describes the evolution of money from simple bartering to the invention of coins and on into the modern world of internet money which we never even see. It shows how societies created new forms of money to meet their needs and how this in turn shaped the society itself, driving changes in how people lived their lives and the expectations they had of themselves and their governments.