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Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
U.S. Constitution & Major Documents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Inside: The major United States documents including- The U.S.Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights with all the additional Amendments included, and the Emancipation Proclamation, all with vibrant pictures, signature lists, and a BONUS page
Не успел. Всеволод Иванов.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: Russian. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Russian
«Кухня» и атмосфера знаменитого королёвского КБ в последние годы жизни его Главного конструктора. Смерть С.П. Королёва.
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War
Series: The Grad School Papers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
Lisa E. Jobe explores the roles of Native Americans during the tumultuous times surrounding the American Civil War. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War reminds us how difficult, if not impossible it became for native tribes to avoid involvement in the wars for empire waged in North America.
Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.
Yankee Settlement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Wooldridge, brings Midred Brewer’s story of Yankee Settlement back into print. She tells of pioneers leaving their Kentucky home and black smithing heritage, to pursue free farm land in northeast Iowa. Readers are enlightened by the story of family, adventure, and love that spans several decades. You will easily be drawn into the brilliant accuracy of the time that dazzles with authenticity.
A Middle East Airlines Sud Aviation SE-210 Crashes In The Persian Gulf April 17, 1964
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Flight ME 444 was approaching a landing after leaving Beirut, Lebanon and flying over the Arabian Desert. Aramco executives, teachers, public relations people,etc. were approaching a landing in Dharan, Saudi Arabia when the final message from the Caravelle III Sud Aviation plane was received. No definitive crash conclusion was reached by investigators after the majority of the wreckage was found.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Three Block War: Nasiriyah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War: Nasiriyah, excerpted from the full-length book, examines the gallant action of Marines from Task Force Tarawa during the invasion of Iraq from March 23-April 2, 2003.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
A Day in Indiana History – May
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This volume includes the following articles: May 06, 1869 - Purdue University Established May 12, 1825 - Marquis de Lafayette Visits Jeffersonville May 15, 1902 - Soldiers and Sailors Monument Dedicated May 18, 1834 - Stagecoach Schedule From Louisville to Vincennes May 30, 1911 - First Indianapolis 500
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Barton & Childers of Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Bob Barton and his cousin Erskine Childers found themselves increasingly drawn into the events of 1916-22. As protégés of the British public school system, they were unlikely but highly effective adherents to Sinn Fein. Executed for his beliefs, Erskine’s legacy was to found a dynasty that has already produced a President of Ireland and a senior diplomat in the United Nations.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
The Declaration of War: One for the History Books? War Powers Resolution (WPR), Constitutional Provisions, War in Iraq, Modern Warfare and Conflicts, Commitment of U.S. Troops, War-Making Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of the declaration of war has been a part of the American system of government since the Constitution was ratified in 1789. Its justification revolves around the requirement to manifest, via the legislative process, the backing of the American people regarding the involvement of U.S. combat forces.
Donde los Muertos Permanecen en Pie
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Donde los muertos permanecen en pie, es la historia de José Raimundo Russi, el mal llamado criminal más famoso de la historia de Bogotá del siglo XIX y la lucha por reivindicar su nombre.
Street Furniture of the Lackagh Area
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
A record of the various items of street and road furniture to be seen in the area of Lackagh, Turloughmore, County Galway in Ireland
Tisdall of Charlesfort Co. Meath Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book traces the history of the TISDALL FAMILY OF CHARLESFORT from about 1630 up to the present day. Charlefort was the name of the house built by the Tisdalls c. 1740 and replaced their old residence known as MOUNT TISDALL. Their estates were mainly in MARTRY, NEAR KELLS IN CO. MEATH.