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Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Sydne Dean, Chris Nicholl, William G. Thomas, Michael L. Olsen, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
Bringing the Thunder: The Missions of a World War II B-29 Pilot in the Pacific by Gordon Robertson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
By March 1945, when Ben Robertson took to the skies above Japan in his B-29 Superfortress, the end of World War II in the Pacific seemed imminent. But although American forces were closing in on its home islands, Japan refused to surrender, and American B-29s were tasked with hammering Japan to its knees with devastating bomb runs. That meant flying low-altitude & night-time incendiary raids.
What Comes Next? by Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott's "Discovery" Expedition 1901-1904 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
"Antarctic Voyager" goes with Tom Crean on the first of his three adventures on that frozen, forbidding continent. Each of them was more dangerous than the last, but this book takes you to the very beginning, to the events and forces that shaped the rest of his life.
Bases y Ciudades Subterráneas by Benjamin Amo, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
La existencia de bases subterráneas, con diferentes usos, es algo real. Muchas de esas bases, de uso militar, son de carácter SECRETO y sus actividades alimentan todo tipo de teorías de la conspiración…
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents by Paul Blake Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
Who Killed John F. Kennedy and Why. by Kevin Quinn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
This book reveals how George Bush, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson were directly involved in the murder of John F. Kennedy. You will learn: Who the people were behind John F. Kennedy's assassination? What their motives were? Where and how they chose to ambush the president, the reasons Why John F, Kennedy was killed, and who's wealth, power, corporate and political interest gained by his murder.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 by Pat Pflieger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,020. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » American
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 is an attempt to describe every American periodical for children founded or publicly proposed before 1873. It is the most complete discussion available of these periodicals and the result of over 30 years of research. It should be valuable to anyone interested in the history of works for children or the history of American periodicals.
The British People At War Part 1 by Roger Payne
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 189,310. Language: British English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a book full of true short stories from every major battle the British Army, Airforce and Navy took part in during the 2nd World War, some are beyond belief. They are in the words of the men and women who were there in the fighting. Even if you don't normally read war books but are interested in what your great grandparents did for 6 long wartime years then this is the book for you.
The Pledge of Allegiance: A Revised History and Analysis 1892–2007 by Dr. John Baer
Price: Free! Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Avrio Knowledge Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Dr. John Baer’s scholarship on the Pledge of Allegiance is second to none. The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth's Companion on September 8, 1892. The history completed by Dr. Baer dives deep into the characters circumstances, and controversies surrounding the Pledge.
Burdened but Unruffled by James Gregan
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
HMS Unruffled patrolled the oceans destroying nearly 40,000 tons of enemy shipping before retiring, battered and bruised but glorious, and without losing a man. James Gregan's home town of Colchester adopted the vessel and took its gallant crew to its heart, and more than 70 years on, Gregan has written this book to celebrate the submarine.
Tales of Titans: From Rome to the Renaissance Vol. I by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Tales of Titans Vol. I brings great historical figures to life with entertaining and insightful fictional scenarios, coupled with brief nonfictional accounts that delve into the psyche of each titan, while highlighting either their great achievements, misfortunes or evil schemes. This volume features great leaders from ancient Rome to the Renaissance.
Lược sử Phật giáo by Nguyễn Minh Tiến
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mặc dù bản thân là một Phật tử, Conze vẫn luôn giữ được khoảng cách khách quan cần thiết khi trình bày các vấn đề về lịch sử Phật giáo. Hơn thế nữa, ngay khi đề cập đến các bộ phái khác nhau, ông cũng không bao giờ để cho ngòi bút của mình nghiêng về theo những khuynh hướng tư tưởng mà mình đã chọn. Và đây chính là yếu tố đã tạo được sự tin cậy cần thiết cho một tác phẩm có tính cách sử học như th
Blackbird: Cold War Spyplanes by Steve Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War drove military innovation and none more than the need to spy on Soviet Bloc countries in the 1950s. The best way to spy other than tap phones and have agents on the ground was from the air. For this several cutting edge aircraft were designed and built by the legendary Kelly Johnson and Lockheed Skunk works – which pushed the boundaries of technology.
Sapte Decenii de Medicina: Amintirile unui Medic Geriatru by Dr. Carol Rafael
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: Romanian. Published: November 1, 2016 by Dr. Gheorghe Rafael-Stefanescu. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » History » European
Autorul povesteste amintirile "medicale" din copilarie, scoala sanitara, cele doua facultati de medicina, specializarea si practicarea medicinei interne in România si a geriatriei in Israel. Povestirea se intinde de-a lungul a sapte decenii si ilustreaza schimbarile in patologia populatiei, in stiinta si in practica medicala. Stilul atractiv este condimentat cu umor, anecdote si situatii inedite.
Moreni 2002 - Clipe in istorie by Vasile Dragomir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,440. Language: Romanian. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Volumul "Moreni 2002 - clipe în istorie" este una dintre acele rare cărţi pe care, chiar după ce-ai citit-o din doasca-n doasca, stai sa te întrebi în ce categorie sa o clasezi.
Det danske forsvar – Opgaver, udstyr og mandskab i det nye årtusind by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: Danish. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gennemillustreret bog om det danske forsvar og dets omstilling efter Murens fald i 1989.
My Pacific Star by Harry Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An enthusiastic recruit, Harry Dean joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force at a turbulent point in world history. Trained to fly as a member of an operational bomber reconnaissance squadron, he took part in the Pacific Islands campaign during WWII. During the campaign, Harry came close to death on numerous occasions. However, he faced danger with an unwavering spirit and formed lasting friends
Oil as a Weapon of the 21st Century: Energy Security and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific - Transportation and Cyber Vulnerabilities, Climate Change, Chokepoints, China, Japan, Russia, Europe, Arab Oil by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study examines the U.S. pivot to Asia to determine whether energy security issues are likely to complicate relations and/or lead to friction between the United States and China in the twenty-first century.