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1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
80 días en Malvinas
Price: Free! Words: 37,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » War
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
Il rito dei sacrifici umani come fenomeno politico
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: Italian. Published: April 14, 2014 by Edizioni Immanenza. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
“D’allora, la violenta soppressione dei novatori è giurata: la storia s’insanguina orrendamente, il tormentum in tutte le sue più raccapriccianti forme, fa strazievole scempio delle carni del ribelle, e la terra, desolata tutta da stragi, carneficine, ecatombi, barbari massacri di popolazioni e completi sanguinosi sterminii di razze umane, rosseggia sinistramente di sangue."
The American Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.
The American Tobacco Controversy: The Tobacco Controversy of 1857 Revisited
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century the effects of tobacco smoking were extremely uncertain which led to wide debate, sparked initially by the Tobacco Controversy of 1857.
The Generation of 1837: Attitudes, Policies, and Actions Toward Indian Populations of Argentina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Through their words and works, the intellectual elite known as the Generation of 1837 influenced the Conquest of the Desert and near extermination of the Pampas Indians.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.