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Los grandes asesinatos en la historia de la humanidad
Price: $5.68 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Rigurosa descripción cronológica y analítica de los magnicidios mas impactantes en la historia de la humanidad, desde los inicios de las civilizaciones hasta 1963 con la absurda muerte del popular presidente estadounidense John F. Kennedy.
Los Cubanos en Angola
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2018 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A través de su apasionante lectura podemos concluir que en Angola tuvimos un campo de experiencias de la guerra fría, donde se pusieron en evidencia y franco enfrentamiento la Doctrina Brezhnev, de la ocupación irreversible de avanzadas comunistas en el mundo, y la Doctrina Reagan, de que al expansionismo soviético no sólo había que detenerlo sino derrotarlo.
Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
Blue Moons and Black Markets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From the internationally best selling author of Red Herrings and White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel and What Caesar Did for my Salad. Why do people put their "skeletons in a closet," "have a hunch," "get the cold shoulder," "get dressed up to the nines," or "call a spade a spade?" These phrases are used every day, yet most people have little or no idea where most of them come from.
América una equivocación
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Revisión crítica de los aciertos y desaciertos de los funiconarios de la corona española que desarrollaron la violenta conquista de las etnias en la actual Latinoamérica. Texto altamente recomendado para estudiantes adolescentes de secundaria y lectores interesados en llegar a los orígenes de la actual cultura latinoamericana.
No Simple Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In 1842 the London set out from England with 258 pioneers looking for a new life in New Zealand. By imaginatively stowing away alongside her ancestor Rebecca Remington, Jenny Robin Jones has created a startling record of life on board with all its hardships. Combined with the voyage are accounts of the Wellington settlement as the pioneers will find it and the history they are caught up in.
Radio: One Woman's Family in War and Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This eyewitness account of World War II social history, women's progress and the Golden Years of Radio is woven into one woman's humorous and poignant autobiography of her family struggles and her attempts to fulfill her creative dreams. Praised by one reviewer as "laugh-aloud funny, sometimes reminiscent of Cheaper by the Dozen."
Impunity Under Attack: The Evolution and Imperatives of the Liberian Truth Commission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,800. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinating book on the recent history of wars and peace process in Liberia.
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Historia Económica de Colombia
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Interesante visión de la evolución y desarrollo de los flujos económicos de Colombia, desde el momento en que se produjo la conquista por avarientos españoles hasta 1970, cuando el autor de la obra completó un extenso archivo documental analítico y publicó una obra llena de datos concretos, fechas precisas y hechos irrefutables desde la perspectiva académica y cronológica.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is a social history about a German family living through the tumultuous years of 1914 to 1947. The story is told through journals, letters, and photos that were saved by Willy Geheb who was the only family member that immigrated to the United States. Historical comments, added for depth and clarity, enrich the reader's experience.
The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
Eagle and Child - Book One: The Old World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
n this first book of the Eagle and Child historical novel series, young Devon Quail is launched into an often dangerous world by the death of her entire family. Her spirit and ingenuity will be tested again and again as she moves through the full spectrum of 19th-century London society and beyond, from the penniless to the over-privileged.
Gringos,contras y sandinistas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Interesante perspectiva geopolítica, histórica y estratégica de la guerra civil nicaragüense derivada de la revolución sandinista apadrinada por Cuba y la Unión Soviética, que por tratarse de un hecho político de gran magnitud en Latinoamérica, desató la respuesta intensa de la CIA de Estados Unidos con grupos armados y el famoso escándalo Irán-Contras del coronel Oliver North
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
The Cathedral of Truth
Price: $3.49 $1.75 USD. (50% off!) Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
The Constitution - A Revolutionary Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The historically accurate and decidedly entertaining owner’s manual, The Constitution – A Revolutionary Story covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States founding documents - but with a healthy dose of political humor. It offers a historically accurate and informative background on the nation’s founding documents, but unlike the original, it won't put you into a coma.
Rafael Reyes Biografía de un gran colombiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Rafael Reyes es uno de los personajes más destacados en la turbulenta historia de Colombia. Dirigente político astuto y militar con grado de general como consecuencia de la cosecha de ascensos que depararon las absurdas guerras civiles de finales del siglo XIX, además de empresario e inversionista ambicioso, Reyes transitó por la burocraciacomo ministro, senador, embajador y presidente 1904-1909