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Seditious Things: the Songs of Joseph Mather - Sheffield's Georgian Punk Poet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Mather was one of Sheffield's greats. His was the voice of the common man in the turbulent, revolutionary times of the late 18th century. His songs, composed to the rhythm of his file-cutter's hammer, were hollered out in the streets and pubs of the town on a Saturday night. This was the 18th century jukebox, karaoke and alternative comedy.
Heros of '76!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Heros of '76! is an iconoclastic look at our nations founding via obscure facts about the time and players. Including that Heros without the 'e' is perfectly acceptable spelling of the word.
Letters From The Border and Other Less Told Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Valley of River Namka Chu was indeed the ‘Valley of No Return’ for soldiers who ventured into it and perished. For those that survived, the eternal question, haunting and unanswered still lingers 40 years later: Why were we sent in? The trials, tribulations and travails of Seven Brigade Troops during Op. Leghorn.
Ships and Sealing Wax and Many Things
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Paine, retired Navy commander and former secretary to the trustees of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, has authored a collection of true stories about fascinating people and places. If you have an interest in the sea,
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
Colonial American History Stories –1665 - 1753
Series: Timeline of United States History. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Colonial American History Stories - 1665 – 1753 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1655 with the performance of the first documented play performed in British North America and ends with the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752.
Sounds in my Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a historical fiction of a young Canadian man that was left home to mind his younger brother and their small farm at age nine. It tells of the life of a young boy at the age of 11 having to work as a man. The kindness of strangers helped him to endure the loneliness of a strange world with no longer a family for comfort.
Rings of Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Nonfiction » History » North America
Abandoned at birth, Emilie hopes to one day find her family. The search for answers draws her to a family reunion in rural Alberta, but before she can find out the truth she's transported back in time one hundred years to 1913. Emilie's attempts to get back to the future and unravel the clues to her mysterious beginnings are quickly put on hold as she becomes caught up in the past.
Felipe Cossío del Pomar: la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende
Price: Free! Words: 63,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Felipe Cossío del Pomar (1888-1981) de origen peruano, llegó a San Miguel de Allende, México en 1926. El era un humanista, un hombre aristocrático de modales y gustos refinados. Fue pintor, escritor, historiador, profesor y líder político. Fundó la Universidad de Bellas Artes y fue uno de los co-fundadores del Instituto Allende. Esto es la historia poco contada de San Miguel de Allende.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Viaggio nella sanità malata
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,500. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Viaggio nella sanità malata è un’attenta, documentata analisi dei meandri della malasanità italiana, sia delle strutture private e religiose sia di quelle pubbliche.
Tales of the city
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
How do we picture urban life and formulate our experience of it? Tales of the City, first published in 1998, brings together the academics' abstract tales with the vivid stories about a particular city, Milton Keynes, and the often moving self-narrations of its residents. It explores the role of story-telling processes for the creative constructing of personal experience with i the city,
El santo que libertó una raza
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
La vida y la obra de San Pedro Claver constituyen admirable ejemplo de dedicación, amor a la humanidad, defensa de los derechos humanos y absoluta fidelidad a Dios. Como sacerdote jesuíta enviado desde España a la Nueva Granada, para de evangelizar esclavos africanos secuestrados y luego vendidos por codiciosos e inescrupulosos comerciantes de seres humanos. Su labor fue excepcional y sin par.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
Los golpes de Estado en Colombia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: Spanish. Published: September 4, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Si se entiende por golpe de Estado la súbita interrupción de las normas jurídico-políticas para dar campo a un gobierno que ofrezca otros programas o que desee poner fin a un estado de cosas que no debe prolongarse, los golpes de Estado ocurridos en Colombia desde 1828 hasta 1982, son ocho.
Secretos de la guerra revelados por Nuremberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
El proceso de Nuremberg ha dado a la historia, nillares de documentos que fueron llevados al expediente del proceso; muchos representaban la esencia misma del secreto diplomático y militar. Si Alemania hubiera ganado la guerra o si esta hubiera terminado de una manera menos radical y menos brutal, se hubieran necesitado, muchos años para que llegaran al conocimiento del mundo, si llegaban.
Narcotráfico imperio de la cocaina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,840. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Essay » Political
En la década de los 80s la lucha contra el narcotráfico aparece como el tema principal de los gobiernos y de los candidatos presidenciales de Estados Unidos y de los países andinos. Aparentemente el consumo de los alucinógenos y estupefacientes ha invadido a sus sociedades, y particularmente es la mayor tentación de la juventud.
Hitler: Philosopher King
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Hitler’s Aspergic personality and postmodern philosophy combined to enable both his personal political success and then the nature of the postmodern power state that he constructed, recreating a new culture and morality in order to yield the maximal amount of the only currency that survives the caustic deconstruction of postmodernism, namely power itself.
La sombra del Führer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
¿Y si Hitler no se hubiese suicidado en el búnker de la Cancillería de Berlín? Esta novela aporta datos y argumentos que cuestionan la versión oficial sobre la muerte del líder nazi, sirviendo de excusa para una frenética trama en la que un periodista, una profesora y un alto cargo del Vaticano investigan la verdad tras la muerte en extrañas circunstancias de un amigo.
Understanding Ancient Thought
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
There are many puzzling things about the peoples of the ancient world. Why did they practice the sacrifice of animals? Why did they think they could understand the future by examining the entrails and the liver of a ram? What was the logic beneath the practice of magic? This collection of essays attempts, as far as possible, to understand the ancient world within its original context.