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The Blight
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
A Love Is Born In the Midst of Horror ...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
A historical novel based on true events, eyewitnessed by the author. The main characters are George and Frosso: two young people who met and fell in love in adverse circumstances—he the son of a notorious communist; she the daughter of an anti-communist. They survived the 1944 Greek civil war that followed German occupation and experienced a true Golgotha of inhumanity and horror in Meligalas.
21st Century Slave Narrative
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book explains how many urban centers of the late 20th century, early 21st century were the same as old U. S. slave quarters.
Ghosts of Gettysburg II: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The Ireland Series Book 4 - 19th century
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 4 ยท Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Nineteenth Century! The Great Famine starts this section, and next piece, The Irish in America deserves a book in itself. Here we just take a glimpse at the early days. The Transport Revolution with its Atmospheric Railways and its Fly Boats and its steamers and railways should have another book, while The Fenians and Parnell laid the foundation for Modern Island.
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
The Book of Change: Global Finance vs. The People
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
It would appear that money is the root cause of global suffering in the 21st Century, proving that the universal law of cause and effect is alive and well in the world of global finance vs. the people. This book illuminates the endless connections between the elite players who hold all the purse strings and identifies the collateral damage caused by their actions on the human population.
The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture, Readers' Guide
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
How to get the most out of the book series: The Readers' Guide walks you through the inspiration and intention behind the creation of the books. As you travel through each book you will see the evolution of modern humanity unfold through each subject. (Three Volumes) We are all connected. If we focus on what unites as humans and not what separates us, we might be able to fix us.
Themistocles talks back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Floods In Alberta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
A non-comprehensive collection of poetry inspired from the floods that much of Alberta experienced in the summer of 2013. Written by an Albertan affected by the flooding.
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent is a titillating look into the world of perfume. It explores the eternal power of scent and its association with some remarkable women throughout history such as Elizabeth Taylor and Coco Chanel. Concisely delivered, it delves into the many aspects of perfumery. There are even tips on wearing scent.