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Shift Report by Rebecca Steadman Morgan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » History of things
How we mined a lot of coal, and how most of us lived to tell about it: a not terribly serious history of mining life in the Upper Ohio Valley.
The Truth About Slavery in the United States and Around the World by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » History » American
Slavery is alive and well. Yes, even today, in the 21st Century there are slaves. Not only in foreign countries, but also here in the United States. In your very own town, in your very on community.
Jackson's Mistake: The Real and Never Before Told Story of Anthony Butler of South Carolina by John Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
the incredible story of anthony butler, a larger-than-life 19th century american character… and perhaps president andrew jackson’s biggest mistake.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands by Jan Braakman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
Kentucky Covered Bridges by Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Sammy and Me: How a Dog Saved My Life in Vietnam by Carolyn Chambers Clark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » War
Sammy and Me: How a dog saved my life in Vietnam is filled with my memories and photos of what happened to me during the Vietnam War. It gives my unique perspective of how a dog taught me a lot of things, saved my life and kept me sane in an insane and unpopular war.
La derrota de los holandeses (o la pérdida del carril bici) by Pedro Rosales
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Van der Does ataca Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en 1599. Cinco mil personas vivían en la ciudad, doce mil hombres venían en los barcos holandeses. El libro orbita sobre ese ataque pero las reflexiones pretenden ir más allá del hecho histórico.
London the Dark Side by Peter Thurgood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
London’s recorded history can be traced back over 2,000 years. From a Roman outpost it has grown to become one of the most important financial and cultural capitals of the world. London’s streets and districts are crammed full of history, from the plague, to devastating fires, civil war, aerial bombardment, and terrorist attacks.This book deals with the dark side of London.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945 by John Lukich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry by John Kulm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » American
Some of these pieces are more like rhyming jokes than poems. These are the first poems I wrote for audiences and they paid off. They got me into the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and into a segment on All Things Considered on NPR, and these rhyming jokes made people laugh. This short ebook is available for the modest price of a greeting card.
The Spanish-American War: A Brief History by Victor Mobley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS by Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
Retablo de Ponce de León by Enrique Sánchez Goyanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Fiction » Historical » General
San Juan de Puerto Rico, otoño de 1520. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador y primer gobernador de la isla, proyecta su segundo viaje hacia Florida. Oficialmente, su propósito es fundar la primera ciudad en ese territorio, pero, secretamente, planea también llegar esta vez hasta la Fuente de la Eterna Juventud, aprovechándose de los datos que ha ido recopilando en sus viajes por el Caribe.
War Life Death Gloom The Post Apocalypse by TMS
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Spanning the early day, when we all thought the war will pass, before the blasts, to the middle times of the cannibals, and the suicide of hope, to the post apocalypse, and the children born into it, who grew up to rule the new world. The era of War, The era of Life, The era of Death, The era of Gloom,The Apocalypse, Post apocalypse
Eleanor - a requiem by Colin Stathers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,060. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Medieval(5.00 from 1 review)
Beverley, England: 1342. Fourteen years after her death, Lady Eleanor’s spirit still haunts a former Templar knight. Before the day is out, Geoffrey Jolif must lay that ghost to rest, or die in the process.
Dieppe: Casualties of War by Barry Daniels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, 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 Phoenix, Arizona 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.
Vanguard Elite by Andre Jute
Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
THE GREATEST CONSPIRACY THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN STARTED WITH THE STORMING OF THE WINTER PALACE. An epic historical saga of three intertwined families who live and die by their love of their Russian motherland and the searing passions they arouse in each other. VANGUARD ELITE is Book 1 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.