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The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam by Jennifer Heath
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Quattro settimane nelle trincee by Fritz Kreisler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Copertina Quattro settimane nelle trincee Uno dei racconti di guerra più belli e toccanti sul primo conflitto mondiale. Le avventure di uno dei più grandi violinisti di tutti tempi che ricorda cosa accadde agli uomini e agli eserciti sul fronte orientale.
Air National Guard Family Guide: History, Structure, Life, Managing Deployment, When Bad Things Happen, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air National Guard (ANG) is part of both the National Guard and the Air Force. As part of the National Guard, the ANG falls under the administration of the National Guard Bureau and is funded by the federal government.
Battlefield of the Cold War - The Nevada Test Site, Volume I, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing 1951 -1963, Fallout and Radiation Concerns, From Moratorium to Test Ban Treaty, Hydrogen Bomb Tests by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of an important chapter in the history of the Cold War, American atmospheric atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site and elsewhere, providing unique insight into the successes, failures, and controversies of the program.
One Man by James Nealis, M.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An old knight. An eccentric sailor. A Brigadier General. An ex-slave. A professor of oratory. What do all of these men have in common? They were all once ordinary men who performed extraordinary feats and, by doing so, forever changed the course of history. The fact that one man can make a difference is actually substantiated by the fact that it is usually one man that does!
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War by Russell Phillips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
Lisia: Vortigern's Island by Charles Parkinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,530. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book is about the ancient and early medieval history of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands, set in the wider context of north-west Europe. The Channel Islands were of religious significance to the surrounding areas of north-west France (Armorica) in ancient times, and were also important links in the trade route for tin and other metals of British origin.
Cartea despre demnitate by Alexandru Pătrașcu
Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
A Stroll Through The Village Known As Pinkville by Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The theme of this book is the My Lai Massacre and whether, according to the definition of massacre, it was a massacre at all. It also covers the travesty of the trial of Lt. Wm. Calley. He was only a lowly platoon leader egregiously carrying out his orders in a search and destroy mission. But, if he was given orders someone up the chain of command knew full well the situation.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story by Jack Kiernan
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others by Joanie Schirm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Arabian Knights - Volume 2 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Was It Murder? The Life and Mysterious Death of John Thomas Wacaster (1848-1916) by Richard Marmo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Rincom Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
John Thomas Wacaster lived a fairly normal life for his time...until he married his second wife. From there, life went downhill until he died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. Among questions needing answers are: Was the death certificate perjured? Was he shot? Did his wife shoot him? Was his wife a Madam? Did she run a Bordello? Was there a coverup by police and city officials?
o cavaleiro da dinamarca by bruno miguel, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
a historia é narrado por um cavaleiro que vivia norte da dinamarca . Na noite de Natal ele disse que ia a jerusalem como pergrino. Lêem vai valer apena
Why My Father Ran by Heni Stein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb) by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
MFAA: The History of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Program (Also Known as Monuments Men) by HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Holocaust was the systematic murder of six million European Jews by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party. The horrors of the Holocaust have documented been many times. Even those that were not killed, mutilated, or starved in concentration camps were stripped of their citizenship and their identities. The Nazis did not stop there, though. Hitler, in his quest to build an empire, planned and executed the