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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: 50,040. 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.
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.
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.
Eagle and Child - Book One: The Old World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
n this first book of the Eagle and Child historical novel series, young Devon Quail is launched into an often dangerous world by the death of her entire family. Her spirit and ingenuity will be tested again and again as she moves through the full spectrum of 19th-century London society and beyond, from the penniless to the over-privileged.
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
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
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.