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A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018 by Orphan Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Homeless at age four, he found an extraordinary path through nine decades of U.S. history.
The Conscientious Objector's Wife
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018 by Kate Macdonald. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Frank and Lucy Sunderland, English pacifists and fervent supporters of Labour politics and the Garden City movement, wrote to each other from November 1916 until April 1919, while Frank was in prison as a conscientious objector, and Lucy looked after their three children in Letchworth. This unique collection of letters gives rarely seen insights into daily life on the British Home Front.
Khi nhà vua đi trốn
You set the price! Words: 100,330. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Sau khi sự thành công phá ngục Bastille, chế độ quân chủ chuyên chế của Pháp bi phế bỏ. Vua Louis XVI mất quyền hành tuyệt đối khi lập pháp rơi vào tay Hội Đồng Quốc Gia., nhà vua toan tính trốn khỏi Paris tới vùng biêngiời đức đểlập kế hoạch phản cách mạng. Chuyến đi gần trót lọt, nhưng đã bị chặn lại tại Varennes,1 ngôi làng gần biên giới, khởi đầu cho thời kỳ chính trị mưu mô bạo lực đẫm máu.
Discover Your Medieval Roots
Price: Free! Words: 107,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Your name is your oldest possession. It belongs to you. Any new research discovered belongs to you. That’s why this eBook is available for FREE. Review the full surname list on, “About this Author” and share this link with family and friends. CAN A BOOK GO VIRAL? Let’s find out. Let’s see if we can get a million downloads from this eBook. Let the world know your amazing surname history.
Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.
Patrimonio y desarrollo territorial
Price: Free! Words: 167,180. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Patrimonio y desarrollo territorial Productos típicos alimentarios y artesanales de la Región de O’Higgins. Identidad, historia y potencial de desarrollo
The Kennedy Curse: Shattered
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
The tragic and true story of how Joe Kennedy drove his children to achieve perfection and to win at everything; at any cost. This book tells how the Kennedy family achieved wealth and power beyond belief and how they made enemies of some very dangerous people along the way, with tragic consequences for them all.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen X Creadores de la Estategia Moderna (I) De Maquivaelo a Hitler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,420. Language: Spanish. Published: April 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Essay » Political
Al estallar, la guerra, domina nuestras vidas. Como la describiera un novelista en 1861, la guerra es como una gran tempestad que llega a todos, se introduce en el órgano de la iglesia, silba de un extremo a otro de las calles, se gana dentro de nuestras estufas de chimenea, hace tañir las copas en los bares, levanta las canas en los hombres de estado, invade las aulas de los colegios....
Las violetas del paraíso, una historia montonera
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 146,880. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
La guerrilla peronista de los años setenta vista desde adentro: cómo jóvenes de clase media se integraron a la lucha armada tras la promesa de instalar el paraíso en la Tierra, iniciándose en el amor al mismo tiempo que en la guerra. Una novela histórica de ritmo vertiginoso basada en hechos reales que se convierte en un aporte esencial para la comprensión de los años de plomo en la Argentina.
La guerra de los tres años Historiografía de la Guerra de los Mil Días en Colombia (1898-1902)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
En La Guerra de los Tres Años, el autor José María Vesga y Ávila uno de los jefes de las fuerzas liberales que en 1899 se levantaron en armas contra el gobierno conservador y republicano de Manuel Sanclemente en Colombia, hace un amplio recorrido histórico por gran parte de los escenarios de horror y violencia que caracterizaron ese enfrentamiento bélico más conocido como la Guerrade los Mil Días.
American Hannibal
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 140,010. Language: Australian English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot with stillness in the late afternoon air. The billabong surface shone with unnatural stillness, Fresh tracks at water's edge told of pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface of the pool; 'decaying vegetation" I thought. I should have known it was a crocodile before too late! Landscape of Crocodile Dundee: story of a family in a remote aboriginal community in Northern Australia.
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno.
Price: Free! Words: 423,730. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
Journal: Passages in a Turbulent Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018 by Drawbridge Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This intimate record - written by a gifted story-teller in spurts from 1931 to 1974 - provides glimpses into pre-World War I Cambridge and Rockport, Mass., the Great Depression, a Paraguayan commune, and Boston rooming houses and slums, while conveying the writer’s day-to-day thoughts about love, poverty, child raising, joy, loneliness, and God.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line
Price: Free! Words: 183,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a 1st Edition, based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Hoping that further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project, that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this first Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Playing the Indian Card
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Everything you think you know about Canada's "First Nations" is wrong!
Los grandes Conflictos Sociales y Económicos de Nuestra Historia- Tomo I
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,700. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Primer tomo de dos, del análisis histórico, político, sociológico y etiológico de la historia de Colombia durante el lapso 1492-1819, escrito con enfoque crítico por el historiador Indalecio Liévano Aguirre. Este documento ha sido referente para la educación y firmnación académica de varias generaciones de colombianos durante diversas décadas.
Freemasonry through the Funnel - The Widow's Sons of Sombor 1897-2017
Price: $5.00 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 114,390. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies
This is a book about Freemasonry, what it actually is, about its character and its world, a theory of its origin and life, about its ubiquity and mutual interweaving with the secular world. To avoid inflating the size of this work, we selected only those materials and elements that we considered informative for those who have little or no prior knowledge of the subject.
Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska
Price: $5.99 $1.50 USD. (75% off!) Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of 27 stories follows the history and development of Alaska, beginning with the arrival of the Russians in 1741.. There are stories of conquest and world war, of courageous pioneers and corrupt politicians. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, criminals and community leaders. Some stories begin in capitals and outposts arund the world, but they end up all true Alaskan.
Memoria sobre la vida del general Simón Bolívar (II)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Segunda parte de la extraordinaria biografía del general Simón Bolívar escrita por uno de sus mas cercanos oficailes durante la guerra de independencia contra España y la primera época de la república en la Gran Colombia, Perú y Bolivia.