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Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
This book looks at the radical Jew of the First Century who challenged the status quo. Including useful maps it should appeal to the general reader who wants to learn about the man from Tarsus from a historical perspective rather than the more usual avenue, through Scripture.
First Life on Earth, Scientific Adam & Eve by Walter Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
From the earliest days as thinking humans we’ve had many questions about life. I grew up in the Bible Belt of Mississippi and was taught that God created Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. But then I read about ancient fossils of human-like creatures and started learning about evolution. So what is the truth? This book describes what I learned about scientific Adam and Eve 228,000 years ago.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers by David Waymouth
Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity by Lise Funderburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Slavery on Stage: Black Stereotypes and Opportunities in Nate Salsbury’s “Black America” Show by David Fiske
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Following the final run of his Wild West Show, Nate Salsbury initiated a new production called "Black America." The new show, though somewhat patronizing, gave many African Americans a foot in the door for careers in show business, and increased public awareness of their many skills and talents.
The JFK Assassination Diary: My Search for Answers to the Mystery of the Century by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
One of the most important original documents about the assassination of president john f. kennedy to be published on the 50th anniversary of the event. The never before published diary of edward jay epstein’s investigation into the assassination reveals startling new details. epstein is one of america’s most acclaimed investigative journalists.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The Prelude to the War in Vietnam 1954-1959 - North and South Vietnam, Geneva Conference, Collins Mission by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Historical Division, Joint Chiefs of Staff, the predecessor of the present Joint History Office, produced the manuscript "The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1954-1959," in 1972 as a Top Secret document.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The First Indochina War 1947-1954 - War in Korea, De Lattre Episode, Erskine Report, Navarre Plan, Dien Bien Phu, Dulles, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume describes those JCS activities related to the war in Indochina during the period 1947-1954. One of the results of the warfare that raged in Southeast Asia in the late 1940s and early 1950s was to put Vietnam on the map.
There's Something Mysterious in God's Country (Nova Scotia) by Beamish O'Bryan
Price: Free! Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The famous Oak Island "Money Pit" may be related to a nearby castle ruin. Who built them and why? The story of the "pit" may be familiar to many, but the theories proposed are completely new.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
The American Thunderbolt by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IX: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1965-1968 - Vietnam War, ABM, NATO, Six-Day War, Africa, U.S.S. Liberty, Pueblo by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume covers an unhappy period in US as well as JCS history. As the Vietnam War turned into a bloody stalemate, the strategy of "close-in" containment for the Far East proved to be unbearably costly.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times by Robin Bromby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.
Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians by Donald N. Yates
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Iconoclastic new history of the Cherokee Indians.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile by Anna Astvatsarurian Turcotte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
The Disobedient Queen: Katherine of Valois by Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Katherine of Valois, born a French princess, was the wife of King Henry V of England, the mother of Henry VI, and ultimately the grandmother of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. In view of the current widespread interest in the Tudors, young adult readers will be fascinated by the story of the widowed Queen who fell in love with—and secretly married—the commoner who gave that dynasty its name.
Behind the Bamboo Fence by Gradus Mulder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
A story of Courage, Despair and Hope. This is a true life account of WW11 for a Dutch family living in the Celebes (Sulawesi) between 1942 and 1945. The story tells of life in the POW camps, and of how a young Dutch lady with her children had to survive under the brutal Japanese.
Zulu War Victoria Crosses by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Researched over four decades, this publication provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds which gained the Victoria Cross for 12 men during the Zulu War. With a useful bibliography. Also available in illustrated hard copy.
Gaffs, Timbers and Crosses by Curtis Sheppard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Gaffs, Timbers and Crosses is about the growth of a church community in rural Newfoundland from the earliest days in the 1830s to 1959. Its the story of how small communities came together and grew together into one larger community, how they unified and erected two churches, schools and endured the Great Depression and World War