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The Fiddling Contest by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 3 · Short Stories, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
“The Fiddling Contest” is a true old family story transcribed by Ellen Gray Taylor, who had heard the brave story of Mars Henry in the words of the ex-slave who told it to her and to so many other children. Rendered in the vernacular, this story depicts the great love shown within an extended family trying to ensure survival in the dark days after the War Between the States.
The Discerning Gentleman’s Guidebook to Britain’s American Colonies - the 1770s Edition by Lee Rotherham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to North America as it was during Revolutionary Times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the modern reader everything they would need to know when visiting North America 250 years ago.
La tempesta dei bambini by David Laskin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Dall’autore pluripremiato David Laskin, con oltre 100.000 copie vendute, adottato come libro di testo nelle università e nelle scuole superiori americane, "La tempesta dei bambini" è la storia straziante e bellissima di un possente colpo di natura che sconvolse le Grandi Pianure americane e infranse i sogni dei pionieri del West.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo by Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
A Poor Man's Life by Ken Ford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(4.00 from 1 review)
Richard Ford was an agricultural worker who should have disappeared into obscurity, leaving no record of his existence save a slight hollow in an English churchyard. But he left a significant voice of his time of poverty in the annals of the Houses of Parliament, when he was interviewed by government inspectors looking into the effect of the new Poor Laws in 1837. This is the story of his life.
Midnight Train to Siberia by Alicja Hartley
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
On The Block - Rocks, Rabbits and Reptiles by Merv McRae
Price: Free! Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a history of post WW2 Soldier Settlement in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. It is told by the people who lived it.
Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
Celebrate America Box Set by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $8.10 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, for the first time ever, and only for a limited time, you can get this value-priced, limited edition boxed set. Celebrate America Box Set includes three bestselling books from My Ebook Publishing House: Book #1 - American Wisdom - 750 Great American Quotes and Sayings Book #2 - American Presidents - Incredible Facts Book #3 - The American Indians
Cold War Infrastructure for Air Defense: The Fighter and Command Missions - SAC, ADC, ANG, TAC, SAGE, Alert Hangars, Simulator, Aircraft Shelters, Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of air defense fighter and command mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
The White Devil of Dublin by P.M. Terrell
Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
The Perfect Tea Thief by Pam Chun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
"Dear Darling Loulie" by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Attorno al tepore del cuore by Cristiano Prakash Dorigo & Marco Crestani
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 13, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Questi brevi processi al contrabbando della seconda metà dell’Ottocento nel Canal di Brenta hanno ispirato delle storie minime ambientate in un'epoca ancora viva nella memoria. Storie fuggevoli ed essenziali incardinate su persone e dettagli ricchi di sensazioni visive, tattili, uditive, sonore.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)? by soy taing
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s by Ansel Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851 by Brian Igoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Great Famine in Ireland is the most the most reviled, and yet the most formative event in modern Irish History. What was the Famine? What caused it? Why did so many die, or leave if they could? I look at these questions I give my take on all this, and then I look at those notorious evictions, and finally comment on the long term impact on Ireland, how it was changed, and changed forever.
Literature Help: A Long Way Gone by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 104 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 289. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The author describes how he was brainwashed by the army and they taught him the use of guns and drugs.In one year with the army he experienced a lot of bloodshed and violence in which he also took part.