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Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
Blue Moons and Black Markets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From the internationally best selling author of Red Herrings and White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel and What Caesar Did for my Salad. Why do people put their "skeletons in a closet," "have a hunch," "get the cold shoulder," "get dressed up to the nines," or "call a spade a spade?" These phrases are used every day, yet most people have little or no idea where most of them come from.
América una equivocación
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Revisión crítica de los aciertos y desaciertos de los funiconarios de la corona española que desarrollaron la violenta conquista de las etnias en la actual Latinoamérica. Texto altamente recomendado para estudiantes adolescentes de secundaria y lectores interesados en llegar a los orígenes de la actual cultura latinoamericana.
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.
The German Spy and the Codebreakers - Hans Thilo Schmidt and the Allied Efforts to Break the Enigma Codes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
The German Spy and the Codebreakers is the true story of how French Intelligence officers recruited the Nazi spy who provided the settings of the Nazi Enigma machine codes that was the 'decisive' factor in the Allies winning World War II.
The Indian River Lagoon Chronicles- A Narrative Paddle Adventure Through the History and Natural History of Florida's Indian River Lagoon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
On December 1, 2013, five intrepid paddlers launched their vessels at JB's Fish Camp in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Their destination? Jupiter, Florida, 160 miles distant. During their nineteen day voyage of discovery they meet birds, snails, other paddlers, manatees, dolphins, scientists, restauranteurs, mangroves, seagrasses, the ghost of Henry Flagler, and much more.
Radio: One Woman's Family in War and Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Greenskills Press d/b/a/ Greenskills Associates LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This eyewitness account of World War II social history, women's progress and the Golden Years of Radio is woven into one woman's humorous and poignant autobiography of her family struggles and her attempts to fulfill her creative dreams. Praised by one reviewer as "laugh-aloud funny, sometimes reminiscent of Cheaper by the Dozen."
Impunity Under Attack: The Evolution and Imperatives of the Liberian Truth Commission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,800. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinating book on the recent history of wars and peace process in Liberia.
War From War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A happy childhood in the Paradise of the Banat. A coming of age, thrown out of the services company, to fight in the Hell of the Russian Front. Purgatory in a foreign land. For, war does not end when the immediate fighting is over and everyone still (more or less) alive has left the battle-field. A man may be brought down instantly by injuries or, just as inevitably, near the end of a long life.
Notes To Mother
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 by Rutherford Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Notes To Mother is a series of in-your-face tales from behind the scenes of recent history. Ride in a stagecoach in the driver's box; guide and take pictures of Teddy Roosevelt in the wilds of Yellowstone Park; covertly gather info on the abandoned military hardware left over in the Pacific after WW2, for MacArthur's Korean battle; speak with Dr. Porsche about starting the first US VW franchise.
Historia Económica de Colombia
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Interesante visión de la evolución y desarrollo de los flujos económicos de Colombia, desde el momento en que se produjo la conquista por avarientos españoles hasta 1970, cuando el autor de la obra completó un extenso archivo documental analítico y publicó una obra llena de datos concretos, fechas precisas y hechos irrefutables desde la perspectiva académica y cronológica.
Tempest-Tost: The Refugee Experience Through One Community's Prism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Surrounded by controversy, refugees who come to the U.S. have often suffered greatly, as they explain in their own words. Some describe them as threats bringing terrorism to America, though the nation was created by those fleeing persecution. They survive and begin new lives, working hard, successful and especially grateful for the second chance.
Σπιναλόγκα. Η αληθινή ιστορία. "Ντοκουμέντο". Το Ελληνικό Best Seller της Άννας Γιακουμάκη
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: Greek. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » History » European
Ένα νησί. Δύο αληθινοί ήρωες. Μια μεγάλη αγάπη. Μια αληθινή ιστορία που κόβει την ανάσα. Γιατί, η αλήθεια, το δίκαιο και η αγάπη, πάντα στο τέλος κερδίζουν...
Spinalonga. The True Story: A Historical Drama. The Greek best seller by Anna Giakoumaki.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Greek islet, two real life heroes, a true love, a breathtaking true story. Because truth & love always end in victory…
Brexit in Context
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,340. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2017 by MMMporium. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Brexit in Context is an exploration of why the UK voted in 2016 to leave the EU. This Brexit is set within the contexts of wider political events, cultural considerations, the UK’s nations, aspects of the referendum campaigns, and the history of the relationship between the UK and what became the EU since European unity movements arose in response to World War Two.
How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State's Journey to Global Dominance
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?
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?
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is a social history about a German family living through the tumultuous years of 1914 to 1947. The story is told through journals, letters, and photos that were saved by Willy Geheb who was the only family member that immigrated to the United States. Historical comments, added for depth and clarity, enrich the reader's experience.
La strato de Tanja. Vivo en Rusio 1917-2017. Nefikcia prozaĵo en Esperanto
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: December 12, 2017 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
La strato de Tanja en Vasilij-insulo en Sankt-Peterburgo longas apenaŭ unu kaj duonan kilometrojn, sed ĉi tie oni povas trovi la tutan historion de Sovetio kaj la postsovetia Rusio. Tuta jarcento da ordinaraj homoj kun nekutimaj sortoj.
Rolul fenomenului spiritist în dezvoltarea psihologiei
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Romanian. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Importanța curentului spiritualist în apariția și dezvoltarea psihologiei experimentale în România.Dezvoltarea științei metapsihice la cumpăna secolelor al XIX-lea și al XX-lea.