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Reagan's Star Wars
Series: Military and Government Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
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President Eisenhower understood how Washington worked. He left us a warning: Beware of the Military Industrial Complex I not only witnessed his warning being ignored, I participated in using the power of the Military Industrial Complex during my aerospace career. Reagan’s Star Wars describes why and how the Military Industrial Complex gave birth to Strategic Defense Initiative known as Star Wars
Spies of the Civil War: The History of Espionage In the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spires! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Civil War? Civil War spying had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with Saber's and Colt's. This book looks at the incredible history of espionage in the Civil War. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour West of Broadway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Portland, Oregon west of Broadway is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour East of Broadway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Portland, Oregon east of Broadway is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Seattle! A Walking Tour of Pioneer Square
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seattle's Pioneer Square is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Seattle! A Walking Tour of Pike Place Market
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seattle's Pike Place Market area is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Salt Lake City! A Walking Tour of Salt Lake City, Utah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Salt Lake City, Utah is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of Lower Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver's Lower Downtown district is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of the Civic Center
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver's Civic Center is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Denver! A Walking Tour of the Central Business District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Denver, Colorado's Central Business District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - East of Main Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Kansas City, Missouri east of Main Street is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - West of Main Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Kansas City west of Main Street is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
History of the Water Closet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » History of things
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat (An Authentic Field Manual of the Red Army)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Dilernia Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
“Destroy the Enemy in Hand-to-Hand Combat” was the official Red Army close combat manual during the Second World War. Published in 1941, this would have been the very manual used to train the troops that fought and defeated the Nazis at Stalingrad and in Berlin, in fierce close-quarter combat. Translated into English by professional translator Boris Karpa.
The Castle Ciphers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
Maine Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
A Kids Guide to the American Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The war was raging all around him. Johnny was only twelve years old, so he wasn’t allowed to pick up a gun or to be a soldier. However, he still had a very important job on the battlefield: he was the messenger for American Major General Gates. While he waited for the scouts to come back with their reports of British troop movements, Johnny could hear the musket balls whizzing above him, breaking
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With