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The Battle of Chesterfield 1266 by Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Chesterfield that ended the Baronial Wars of King Henry III against Simon de Montfort.
The Battle of Lincoln 1141 by Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Lincoln that marked a turning point in the Wars of Anarchy during the reign of King Stephen in the 12th century.
Flight from Saddam by Qasim Albrisem
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
If there was to be one word in Arabic to describe Hell on earth, perhaps it would be Alradwania. For at the prison there, men turned into monsters. They unleashed terror and suffering on an unimaginable scale.Forty eight thousand men and women perished here, but one man, a professor, survived against all the odds. His ordeal and escape across the desert is an epic true story of sheer willpower.
Look Up, Augusta! A Walking Tour of Augusta, Georgia by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Augusta, Georgia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by William Lambers
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
"The Road to Peace" includes the struggles between America and Britain over the Great Lakes and the Oregon territory. The now peaceful border of the United States and Canada did not come about easily. Read about diplomatic initiatives after World War I when the great hope of mankind was an end to warfare. Also, there is a concluding section on the INF and Open Skies treaties.
Hanged Twice No Joke by David Taylor
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel by David Coombe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
You Lucky Dog! by Kate Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
Salamanca 1812 by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809 by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Aylmer & Barnewall of Meath by Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Aylmer & Barnewall families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Understanding Christian History by Basil Fisk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
Fighting World Hunger With Words from History by William Lambers
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year by Michael. J Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World by William Lambers
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity by Roger Kean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Social history
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American by MG Keefe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » American
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath by Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.