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Windows Into the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 1
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 2
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Agter die Magalies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
The Alaskan Iditarod - Last Great Race on Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » History » American
This 30 page book includes all aspects of the Iditarod race. The book covers important facts about Alaska, the history of the iditarod, facts and information about the race, trail maps, and awards, as well as information about the dogs themselves. It is a great resource for kids gathering information or for a home schooler! Bring "The Last Great Race On Earth" to life!
When the Band has Ceased to Play, American Presidents After Leaving Office
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
What happened to Millard Fillmore, or Martin van Buren, or Theodore Roosevelt, for that matter? Thirty-four men have lived to the end of their service and retired from the most powerful office in the nation. What did they do then? Here are a series of vignettes about their post-presidential lives that capture the personalities and the times they lived in.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Fall 1974, Evel Knievel jumps the Snake River Canyon in Idaho. Photo Essay of The event by photographer Kevin Cable.
U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
The First Flight Across the Atlantic, May 1919 - Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-1, NC-4 Restoration
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A U.S. Navy crew and aircraft, backed by the entire Navy, won the honor of being the first to make the trip across the Atlantic in May 1919. The story of the NC-4's flight is a proud part of Naval Aviation and American history, retold in this history prepared on the 50th anniversary of the great event.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
The Jewish Connection
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
The Tracks We Leave: A Dialog With Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Listen to the words of the late Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare as he talks of the early days of teaching Kenpo Karate in the 1960's, and his lifelong journey of bringing the art from California to New England.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.