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Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
Complete Guide to the Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II: Personal Justice Denied Commission, Report of General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast, Studies and Reviews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 468,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book reproduction, this is the most comprehensive collection of official documents and reports available in digital format about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Final Report of Army General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast 1942, Rationale and Details of Relocation Process, Nisei and Issei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 251,490. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the famous DeWitt report on the World War II Japanese Internment program. The military, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, called the relocation and internment program an evacuation.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Personal Justice Denied, The Complete Official Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Aleuts, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 277,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Personal Justice Denied, issued in December 1982, along with the Commission's recommendations, issued in June 1983.
The Danish Navy 1850-1943 - Through The Lens
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the Danish navy is here presented along with more than 150 photographs from the period 1850 - 1943. The motifs are humorous, dramatic and sometimes tragic. They are snapshots from a nearly 100-year period of a proud Danish fleet - and put together show a part of the unique history of Denmark.
Beyond Capitalism: Notes on the political economy of the transition to socialism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
How can society organize itself democratically to achieve human freedom, environmental sustainability, justice, prosperity, equality, and solidarity? Beyond Capitalism introduces various ideas that have been suggested as answers to these questions, focusing especially on how a socialist economy might be attained to satisfy human needs democratically and equitably.
Piratas en las costas venezolanas (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 13)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Este número El Desafío de la Historia contiene artículos fascinantes que abarcan temas de la piratería como El Matelotaje, que se refiere a parejas de hombres entre los bucaneros; las reglas de la vida corsaria; las mujeres piratas más famosas; banderas piratas; la penetración holandesa en el Caribe; las películas más reconocidas y mucho más.
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South Africa
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"No Valley Without Shadows" gives an insiders’ account of the early days of the HIV treatment movement in South Africa during the 2000s. To take its place in this battle, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders would have to overcome internal resistance, seemingly impossible financial barriers, multiple lawsuits, and the shame and terror of the very people they were trying to help.
Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums Southeast Edition
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Road Trip Guide Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Take a fun road trip through the rich history of Indiana using Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums as your guidebook. Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial by traveling the roads and towns in Southeastern Indiana.
The Slaughtering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
It centers around the Nigerian civil war. This is a fantasy novel that describes the epic battle between the african gods and aliens doing battle for flesh,blood and glory.
The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America, Index
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This volume contains an index of the published content of The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America. Purchasers or prospective purchasers may want to download the Index to review the Table of Contents for each published volume of the Encyclopedia. The Index is updated each time there is a new Volume published.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: Free! Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America, Volume 2 - Generation 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This Volume provides details on the first generation of French immigrants to arrive in Canada – namely Jehan Laspron and Marie Anne Michelle Renaud. This book is a genealogical examination of those two people. Unlike many genealogical studies this is not an ahnentafel study, but a study of all of the children in all the families.
The Cable Industry - A Short History Through Three Generations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
“The Cable Industry – A Short History Through Three Generations” by Larry Satkowiak concisely explains how the cable industry evolved from its modest CATV beginnings in 1948 to its current status as a telecommunications powerhouse. This unique three-generation introduction to the cable industry surveys major developments across this multi-faceted business.
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Edition
Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Sherpatude No. 26: "Humor is a combat multiplier ..." Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced patriotism—and rooted in the coffee-black soil and plain-spoken voice of the American Midwest—journalist-turned-poet Randy Brown (sometimes writing as "Charlie Sherpa") reveals behind-the-scenes stories of U.S. soldier-citizenship. From Boot Camp to Bagram, Afghanistan. And back home again.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.