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Rise of the Feudal University by Darvin Babiuk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A review of how the university system rose out of feudal times and developed the organizational pattern that made it the basis higher learning up to modern times.
The Invention of the Car: A Kids Guide to Henry Ford and the Automobile by BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What can you expect to learn about Henry Ford and the invention of the automobile in this book? First, you will learn a little more about Henry Ford himself. You will see what he was like as a kid and when it was that he first got interested in machines and in building cars. Did you know that Henry Ford was actually raised as a farmer, and not as an engineer? We will also learn how the Ford Motor
World War 2 Hitler's paratroopers the Assault on Crete by Ronald Ledwell, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
The Germans were among the first to raise a parachute force and they used them with tactical success in Belgium and Holland at the outbreak of World War II. The isolated island of Crete seemed to be the perfect place to use them in a large scale operation. The British forces were in disarray on Crete, having just escaped a Dunkirk-like evacuation from Greece.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts by Glenn Dixon
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
Skąd mogę wiedzieć, czy Jezus naprawdę istniał? by Logos Media
Series: Życie wiarą. Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Polish. Published: January 18, 2013 by Logos Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Czy mówiąc o Jezusie jesteśmy zdani tylko na wiarę? Czy analizując źródła historyczne możemy dojść do wniosku, że Jezus z Nazaretu jest wielkim nieobecnym? Jak wyglądają fakty?
Canale di Brenta by Marco Crestani
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2013 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
I contrabbandieri del Canale di Brenta erano parte integrante del tessuto sociale di questa terra di confine da sempre abituata a vivere in armonia con la natura di una terra aspra e selvaggia. Caratteri forti e sinceri che si riflettevano nei tratti del viso, nel passo sicuro e nel portamento fiero.
Trotz alledem - Kleine Geschichte des politischen Liedes by Ansgar Warner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: German. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » European
“Ein garstig Lied, ein politisch Lied”? Von wegen: Arbeiterlieder waren die Protestsongs des 19. & frühen 20. Jahrhunderts, und wurden von Millionen Menschen intoniert. Dieses Buch macht sich auf die Spuren des politischen Lieds in Deutschland – vom Klassiker “Die Gedanken sind frei” bis zum Rap “Wir sind nicht die Roboter der Deutschland-AG”.
Seal Hunting Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965 – 66 by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 3 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
(Cover Photograph: David Harris shoots & Albert Ford at tiller) A unique photo album of historical photographs (with original captions) about seal hunting in the Nain – Nunatsiavut Labrador wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave by Alton Pryor
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
What Most People Don't Know About Money & The Fed by William R. Hicks
Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » History » War
A short nonfiction book about the origins of money and The Federal Reserve System and its part in WWI, The Great Depression, WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and both Gulf Wars, as well as the income tax, national debt, inflation, fractional reserve banking, recessions, and the financial collapse of 2008.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To by Ceil Stetson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II by John Kulm
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Das echte Midnight In Paris: Eine Geschichte der expatriierten Schriftsteller in Paris, welche die verlorene Generation bildeten by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: German. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Woody Allen hat den Glanz von Paris der zwanziger Jahren magisch dargestellt in Midnight In Paris, aber war das wirklich der Fall? Die Verlorene Generation bildete eine der faszinierendsten, exzentrischen und vielfältigsten Gruppen von Schriftstellern je gekannt - Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, und so viele mehr bildeten diese künstlerische Periode der Zeit
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins by Georgiann Baldino
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Outlived: Playing Devil's Advocate by Alexandria Ingham
Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
In this book in my series of history books, I look into the six wives of Henry VIII and play Devil's advocate. Did Anne Boleyn have an affair? Was Catherine Parr simply lucky to have outlived Henry? The book covers each of Henry's six wives in detail.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman by Jack Beritzhoff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.