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Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
Summary Execution: The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,060. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
In Summary Execution Mike Withey describes the murders of two Filipino-American union activists in Seattle in 1981. Withey, an attorney, worked with the victims’ families and friends over many years to obtain convictions of three if the hit men and hold the dictator of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos personally liable for the murders, a first in US legal history.
Los grandes asesinatos en la historia de la humanidad
Price: $5.68 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Rigurosa descripción cronológica y analítica de los magnicidios mas impactantes en la historia de la humanidad, desde los inicios de las civilizaciones hasta 1963 con la absurda muerte del popular presidente estadounidense John F. Kennedy.
Los Cubanos en Angola
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2018 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A través de su apasionante lectura podemos concluir que en Angola tuvimos un campo de experiencias de la guerra fría, donde se pusieron en evidencia y franco enfrentamiento la Doctrina Brezhnev, de la ocupación irreversible de avanzadas comunistas en el mundo, y la Doctrina Reagan, de que al expansionismo soviético no sólo había que detenerlo sino derrotarlo.
No Simple Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In 1842 the London set out from England with 258 pioneers looking for a new life in New Zealand. By imaginatively stowing away alongside her ancestor Rebecca Remington, Jenny Robin Jones has created a startling record of life on board with all its hardships. Combined with the voyage are accounts of the Wellington settlement as the pioneers will find it and the history they are caught up in.
Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
Gringos,contras y sandinistas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Interesante perspectiva geopolítica, histórica y estratégica de la guerra civil nicaragüense derivada de la revolución sandinista apadrinada por Cuba y la Unión Soviética, que por tratarse de un hecho político de gran magnitud en Latinoamérica, desató la respuesta intensa de la CIA de Estados Unidos con grupos armados y el famoso escándalo Irán-Contras del coronel Oliver North
The Cathedral of Truth
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
World Leadership: How Societies Become Leaders and What Future Leading Societies Will Look Like
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 184,220. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
World Leadership is the story of how societies rise into leadership positions. History shows that “transformative innovations” enable societies to rise to power. Now new transformative innovations are on the horizon with the potential to change the world order. Societies will need to manage the increased power to become leaders or simply to ensure the stability and security of our world.
Rafael Reyes Biografía de un gran colombiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Rafael Reyes es uno de los personajes más destacados en la turbulenta historia de Colombia. Dirigente político astuto y militar con grado de general como consecuencia de la cosecha de ascensos que depararon las absurdas guerras civiles de finales del siglo XIX, además de empresario e inversionista ambicioso, Reyes transitó por la burocraciacomo ministro, senador, embajador y presidente 1904-1909
Earth before the Flood - the World of Magic and Werewolves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: Russian. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Who Inhabited Different Continents 20 Million Years Ago? Millions of years ago, as now, there were powerful states on Earth, in which snakes-men, people-amphibians, insects-people, black and white-skinned "gods" and "demons" close to us in appearance, lived. All of them were great magicians and werewolves
Battles of Ancient Gods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,840. Language: Russian. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
66 million years from the heyday to the decline of mankind. Millions of years ago, when continents and oceans were located in a different way, there were long periods of peaceful and carefree life of "gods" and "demons" on Earth and destructive wars for domination over the world
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 300,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
En esta obra de dos volúmenes contamos, día a día, los acontecimientos ocurridos durante el mayor conflicto bélico de todos los tiempos.
Diario de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Volumen 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,080. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
En esta obra de dos volúmenes contamos, día a día, los acontecimientos ocurridos durante el mayor conflicto bélico de todos los tiempos.
Historia Secreta de la Guerra Fría
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,220. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
Al término de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la Unión Soviética desató una oleada de presiones geopolíticas, geoestratégicas y propagandísticas de guerra sicológica activa con el fin de difundir el comunismo por todo el planeta.Al fantasma de la guerra nuclear entre las dos grandes superpotencias se sumaron las acciones de guerra política persistente de ambos bandos con el fin de bloquear al enemigo.
The Essential Lenin - How To Create And Defend The Revolution
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Published here for the first time, on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Carl Tuckwell's one-volume annotated selection from most of Lenin's books, articles and speeches will surprise most readers about just exactly what the founder and leader of Bolshevism stood for.
Bolívar 1783-1830
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,800. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una de las mejores biografías que se han escrito acerca de la vida y la obra del general Simón Bolívar, Libertador de seis repúblicas y considerado el ser humano más grande que haya nacido en el continente americano.
Refusal to Submit: Roots of the Vietnam War and a Young Man's Draft Resistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Refusal to Submit, Richard Gould documents the Draft Resistance Movement explains his decision to refuse to be drafted into the U.S. army and details the events that follow—arrest, trial, and eventual imprisonment in a federal prison in Safford, Arizona. Structured as letters to his college-age children, he aims to pass the history of resistance on to the next generation of young activists.
Spain: Country Study with Multidisciplinary Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, and National Security Systems and Institutions, Spanish People, Origins, Beliefs and Values
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 141,430. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
The books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.