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Pirates and Raiders of the Southern Shore by TD Conner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Near-forgotten now, the blood-stained legends of the pirates and buccaneers who prowled the high seas and endless coasts of the South Atlantic during the Golden Age of Piracy, 1680 to 1720, live to burn, pillage, and destroy again in this amazing book.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army by James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
Guevara by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
The Final Status of Kosovo and its Implications for Balkan Stability - Scenarios, Post-Conflict Society, Security, Governance, Well-being, Justice and Reconciliation by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This study presents the possible scenarios for the final political status of Kosovo, undecided since 1999, and the implications of these scenarios for the stability of the Balkans. In the beginning, basic elements of theory about the reconstruction of war-torn societies are presented in terms of such aspects as security, governance, economy, and justice.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience by Dov Beril Edelstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Myths and Legends by John Pemberton
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Many ancient legends in circulation, either through verbal story-telling, ancient script or paintings, have assisted the human race in understanding the complex world we live in, even if they have been embellished over the years.
Leaders who Changed the World by Gordon Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Biography
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Gladiators by Ben Hubbard
Price: Free! Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Fugitives by Gordon Kerr
Price: Free! Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Heather Tallchief escaped from the USA with the man she loved and $2.5 million that didn't belong to her. She must have been on an incredible high. However, the buzz didn't last long. Soon after she and Roberto Solanis landed in Amsterdam to start their new life together, her lover vanished with the loot.
Freedom Fighters by Anne Williams
Price: Free! Words: 131,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Throughout the course of history, freedom fighters have been many and varied as have the motivations and the successes of the revolutions they attempted and inspired. Whether their beliefs were correct or misplaced, the courage to fight for the cause has always been the common denominator.
Conquistadors by John Pemberton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » War
In the sixteenth century the King of Spain issued his soldiers with a three-pronged mission: to find gold, spread the word of Christianity and claim new territories for Spain. The Conquistadors, as they became known, set off into the world to do just that, and nothing was to stand in their way. Some say that the discovery of the New World is the greatest event in history.
Conflicts that Changed the World by Rodney Castleden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
Angels by Charlotte Montague
Price: Free! Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Over 50 per cent of Americans and over one third of British people believe that we all have a guardian angel that protects us throughout our lives. More people believe in these divine bodyguards than in global warming. It is truly astonishing how many spiritually aware people have seen or sensed an angel’s presence at a time of contemplation or hardship.
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution by Hank Kellner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution celebrates the achievements of two dozen freedom fighters during the American Revolution.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans by Miriam M. Brysk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Letters From Paris by DeMar Southard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.
چارجستار by Baktash Khamsehpour (Bahram Iranmand)
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: Persian. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
چارجستار دربرگیرنده پژوهشهایی پیرامون گفتمانهای فرهنگ ایران و جهان است. در بخش نخست تاریخ به بازنگری گذارده میگردد. بخش دوم پهنه فرمانروایی ایران را ارزیابی مینماید. در بخش سوم آبراه و دریای پارس شناسایی میشود و سرانجام در بخش چهارم به هفت سین نگاهی افکنده میشود. چارجستار کاری است نو و یگانه از هر دیدگاه
The Wounded Eagle: Volume 2 by Chris Covert
Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 2. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 116,120. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The second volume of a multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing the Mexican Drug War in the first half of 2011, January to June, 2011
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John by Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
The Truth Behind the Ben Hammott Confession-Hoax: Rennes-le-Chateau, Mary Magdalene, and the Priory of Sion by Gus Stiver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Finally, the mystery is solved and all is revealed. Learn how the Anti-Magdalene conspiracy has been lying to us for thousands of years and how one man stood up for the Truth of Mary Magdalene.