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Cries of Redemption (The Abeng and My Conscious Pen)
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Cries of Redemption is comprised of Short Stories, Poetry and Essays with themes of the Caribbean and the African Diaspora. The stories are highly vivid and most are didactic or educational, while being entertaining. Along with being literary, this book also makes a great gift for teenagers and college students. It is an exotic and visually appealing coffee table or bedside, nightstand piece.
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers were raised in 1860 at Seaham Harbour. More than 7,000 men from the colliery districts of Seaham, Silksworth, Rainton and Durham enrolled as members of the Corps. For three generations these men had a distinguished record amongst the Volunteer Artillery Brigades of Britain. This book is a record of the history and past service of the Old 2nd Durham’s.
Short Stories from the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Some years ago I was privileged to be a member of a writers' group. We met each month at the library. A story we had written was to be read to the group at that time. This book is a compilation of those stories.
Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork we find a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that was intrinsic to a Navy squadron’s daily life in the South Pacific.
Adina of Elysium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A young girl and her brother are taken away from the home they knew and loved and placed in a place that they find alien and disturbing. Follow them on their agonizing journey to either find their way home or learn to adapt and fit in. This is a tale of surprising insight, love and tragedy.
Bartholomew Yates of Middlesex County Virginia and some of his descendants
Price: Free! Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bartholomew Yates was an immigrant to Virginia in 1700, was a visitor to William and Mary College, professor of divinity, minister of several Anglican parishes in Middlesex county, and the patriarch of a large Virginia family. This geneology by Helen K. Yates describes in detail many of his descendants and relatives, including Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Robert "King" Carter, the Bollings and Murrays.
Reference Volume ~ Life, Death and Artemis
You set the price! Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
This is the final volume in the series Life, Death and Artemis, this volume is very much devoted to the needs of the academic. It provides all the references to the source data, including reference to the art and artefact catalogues, a list of find sites for these artefacts, ancient texts and inscriptions, and references to modern literature on the subject.
The Visual Imagery, Artemis & Life
You set the price! Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
'The Visual imagery, Artemis & Life' is volume one of the series 'Life, Death and Artemis'. It is an examination of the diverse imagery related to Artemis, a discussion of both the diversity of representation and the commonality of the themes expressed in the art and artefacts related to Artemis; demonstrating the correlation in the imagery between Artemis and Life.
Era Spirit
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
This is the history of our dear Era Spirit of Liberty from Greece and Rome to now. Included is a Manifesto to Trump and Pence that could be important now.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Lady Science Volume III: 2016-2017
Price: Free! Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
28 Months of Heaven and Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018 by Janet Beasley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » War
5 star review says "I think it is so educational and I love stories that really bring history to life..." Based on the journal kept by WWII navy veteran, Carl Lee Young while sailing the Pacific on the Melvin R. Nawman DE-416, the book not only focuses on the real war events, but also touches the hearts of those who wonder what life was like back home. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll shout oh my!
Impunity Under Attack: The Evolution and Imperatives of the Liberian Truth Commission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,800. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinating book on the recent history of wars and peace process in Liberia.
United States Military Transport Operations in Thailand 1966 - 1975
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The men of the "Tiger" battalion faced hardships, disease and uncertain conditions while working 24/7/365 to insure that critical military cargo was delivered undamaged and on time to U.S. forces conducting combat missions over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and to units operating throughout the Kingdom of Thailand during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia..
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Антисветоний
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: Russian. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Книга направлена на реконструкцию исторической правды о римских императоров, представленных в сочинении Светония "Жизнь 12 цезарей" в виде коллекции клеветнических слухов
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
Social Cultural History of Ancient India
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The present Book “ Social and Cultural History of Ancient India” has been prepared for the students of graduate, Post Graduate and other Competitive Examination of History Courses Syllabus in almost all the Indian Universities. This work is also meant for the general readers who have some interest in early Indian history. The present work deals with the ancient history of India from Stone Age to S
Social Cultural History of Ancient India
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The present Book “ Social and Cultural History of Ancient India” has been prepared for the students of graduate, Post Graduate and other Competitive Examination of History Courses Syllabus in almost all the Indian Universities. This work is also meant for the general readers who have some interest in early Indian history. The present work deals with the ancient history of India from Stone Age to S