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The Yukon Queen by Rob Godfrey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » North America
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
Outlasting the Nazis and Communists: My Life in Vienna and Prague by Paul Vantoch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939, the fate of Paul Vantoch’s Jewish father hung in the balance. The tightly woven chronicle tells the unforgettable tale of how Paul helped his father survive Hitler’s systematic extermination of Jews, and how Paul and his mother escaped the Communists.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
Hell In The Heavens by Morton E. Tavel M.D.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,280. Language: American English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
Experience World War II bombing runs in the European Theater through the firsthand real-life account of bomber pilot David Tavel. With additional material contributed by Morton Tavel, MD, this authentic pilot’s eye view of the Great War takes you from pilot training in the U.S. to an air base in Italy, where bombers and fighters team up to take out strategic enemy targets and defeat the Axis.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout by Maureen A. Griswold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » North America
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
Chicano Manifesto by Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected by Maureen A. Griswold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » War
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
Many Untouchable Castes by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from what was a state of virtual slavery, the misery of the Penal Laws, to virtual freedom with the (almost) victory of Daniel O’Connell, 1690 to 1847, a period which saw the greatest change in the fortunes of the Irish since the arrival of the Normans over six hundred years earlier.
Citizens and Assassins by Julie Peavey Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
A true and accurate account of the infamous lynching which occurred on April 19, 1909, in Ada, Oklahoma. A story rarely spoken about for over a hundred years, this is a story of vigilante justice which needs to be told.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot by Les Hather
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle by Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Mysterious Petersburg by Yuri Nezhinskiy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The purpose of this book is to find out whether the mystic legends of the northern capital are true, the city prophecies are correct, if the ghosts and apparition are really preserved in St. Petersburg. However, our respected reader will not find here any fascinating interviews with poltergeists witnesses or chilling interviews with the victims of vampires, or the sinister predictions of the State
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades by Paul Tierney
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
What It Means to Miss New Orleans by Mark Childress
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
In two short essays and one long piece of reportage, author and screenwriter Mark Childress ("Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," "Georgia Bottoms") explores New Orleans before, during, and after Katrina. Essays: "What It Means to Miss New Orleans," "Disaster Tourism," and "The Tragic City Laughs." All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Approximately 10,000 words, w/ illustrations.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History by Mark Igoe
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such by Ben Pettis
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle by Damien Rollins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
The Bermuda Triangle. The Devil’s Triangle. Call it what you will but this area off the coast of the southwestern United States has stirred peoples’ imaginations for hundreds of years.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography by Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.