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That Monstrous Regiment
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond: Book Two, The Law Keepers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In "Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Two: The Law Keepers,“ novelist Tom Rizzo introduces you to true stories about a cross section of courageous lawmen who figured out the best way to enforce law and order on their own terms. Tough and uncompromising, they kept long hours and covered huge territories to bring peace to the expanding frontier.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
X-Day: Japan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,310. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Military
Front Line Journalism at the Greatest Invasion and the Dawn of Nuclear Warfare
Takka Takka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,800. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Takka Takka tells the story of men living the nightmare under unimaginable terrible conditions, and yet in the midst of this terror, this violence and torture, often reaching out to each other and finding, friendship, loyalty and courage. Love and beauty. It is a story that had to be told; and a story that has to be read by all those who long to bring light into the darkness.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
Trace Your Roots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Discover your ancestors. Grow your family tree. Full of effective tips and advice on tracing your family's history, from gathering background information and deciphering old documents, to discovering and consulting less well-known records and reading between the lines when tackling civil resources. Trace your Roots is an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for every budding genealogist.
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
Lincoln's Family: The True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction
In his field, a farmer impregnated Nancy. Nancy’s caretaker offered a drunk five gallons of whiskey to marry her. Thomas Lincoln married Nancy and moved his bride into a horse shed. Thomas would be gone for months looking for work, leaving Nancy to take care of herself. With Thomas away, Nancy met a man and fell in love. He impregnated Nancy and when the baby was born, she named him Abraham.
The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater - Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Campaign, Adversaries in the Battle of the Atlantic, Caribbean, Wolfpacks, Milch Cows, Bell P-39, Northrup A-17
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the Army Air Forces' contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic from the American Theater.
Giants of Japan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 and represented by Regina Ryan. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Giants of Japan brings to life fifteen centuries of Japanese history through lively biographical sketches of the great men and women who have shaped this fascinating and complex country. Covering industry, the arts, religion, and politics, the book includes business titans such as Morita Akio, founder of Sony; creative giants such as Kurosawa Akira; and historical icons like Shotoku.
The Art of War for Today Vol II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,010. Language: Australian English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Time is a valuable. Save time learning how to use the Art of War Forty-three chapters for your benefit. Drawn from life experiences, it is a perspective on the Art of War you will find nowhere else.. Benefit from this 2000 year old wisdom. Quickly understand how to immediately apply the lessons of Sun Tzu and The Art of War
The University: Its Rise & Progress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » World
Follow the history of the university from its beginnings in the ancient world, through the tumultuous dark ages, up to the Victorian period. This work encapsulates Newman's best thinking about the University and is the perfect complement to his better known book The Idea of the University. This is the American spelling edition.
3 Hours in Siberia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Acquisition Management in the United States Air Force (USAF) and its Predecessors - Great War, Great Depression, Arsenal of Democracy, Demobilization, Systems Command, Reform and Streamlining
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,670. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication summarizes how the Air Force and its predecessors organized the process of acquiring the aircraft and other systems to help fight the nation's armed conflicts and ultimately prevail in the Cold War.
Ten Propositions Regarding Air Power - Military Airwar, Instilling Appreciation and Challenging Assumptions, Douhet, Spaatz, Seversky, Trenchard, Tedder, Jomini, Lanchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent Air Force document proposes a group of ten propositions about military air power.
USAF Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR): Untapped Combat Power - Support to War on Terrorism, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Personnel Recovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military report discusses using CSAR forces in new ways for the war on terrorism.
Army Air Forces (AAF) Medical Services in World War II - Aeromedical Evacuation, Operations and Challenges in North Africa, Mediterranean, Attack from Great Britain, Offensive Against Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,270. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949.