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War and Liberty: One man's story by Franklin Medhurst
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Patricia Brooks Eldridge by Patricia Brooks Eldridge
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 by Donald Castillo Rivas
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 by Basil Guy
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.
Self-Evident : Discovering the Ideas and Events That Made the Declaration of Independence Possible by Tim Patrick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
America’s Declaration of Independence is one of the most important statements on human freedom ever published, but its ideas were not new with Thomas Jefferson. Self-Evident introduces the primary sources and key events made the Declaration possible, and extended liberty across the globe.
Nordsø-Eskadren og Kampen ved Helgoland d. 9 Mai 1864. by Søren Nørby
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: Danish. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Otto Lütken har samlet officielle beretninger og øjenvidneberetninger fra slaget ved Helgoland den 9. maj 1864, og har herudfra sammenstykket en spændende beretning om både optakten til slaget og selve kamphandlingen ved Helgoland majdagen i 1864.
The Cathedral of Truth by Peter Higgins
Price: $13.99 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…
RELIGIOUS ZIONIZM OF RAV KOOK by Пинхас Полонский
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This book is an abridged version of the book Rav Kook, the Man and his Teaching by Pinchas Polonsky, published by Machanaim in 2006. It was the first publication in Russian on the fundamental tenets of Religious Zionism, and about Rav Kook.
The Korean Crisis: One People, Two Nations, A World On The Brink by Jack Van Der Slik
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean Crisis tracks South Korea’s climb to growth and democracy and North Korea’s fall into tyranny and isolation. The US allies with South Korea for peace in Asia. China, North Korea’s neighbor, is pondering its bond to the nuclear armed North and its fickle leader, Kim Jong Un. This book depicts the threat to world peace in Korea today.
World Leadership: How Societies Become Leaders and What Future Leading Societies Will Look Like by Neil Hamblin
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.
Heraclitus—Nimis Obscurē by Ross Coburn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first cohesive, consistent and compelling exposition of the Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus' tragically incomplete work On Nature. The so–called Weeping Sage, while criticized as being nimis obscurē, or 'too obscure' for his extensive use of metaphor, is universally recognized as having coined the term Λόγος, Lógos or Reason, as having special meaning, finally revealed herein.
The Constitution - A Revolutionary Story by Tom McHale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The historically accurate and decidedly entertaining owner’s manual, The Constitution – A Revolutionary Story covers the how's, what's, and why's of the United States founding documents - but with a healthy dose of political humor. It offers a historically accurate and informative background on the nation’s founding documents, but unlike the original, it won't put you into a coma.
Rafael Reyes Biografía de un gran colombiano by Eduardo Lemaitre
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
Once Upon a Wartime III by Molly Burkett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by Barny Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
These memories were collected in the 1980s when Molly Burkett interviewed men who had been involved in the Second World War and decided their stories should be preserved for future generations to hear exactly as it was in the war and what they went through.
The Lost Kingdom: Memoir of an Afghan Prince by His Royal Highness Prince Ali Seraj of Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana, The Life of Reason
Great Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet by Wayne 'Skip' Kadar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, “Skip” Kadar became fascinated with the regional history and began researching ships that now lie on the bottom of the freshwater seas. That led to a series of factual books, with this being the first from AAeB. This well-illustrated volume lists the ships and their stories .....
The Anunnaki and Human Evolution by Mark Carroll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is only the beginning of a great adventure. It opens up all the missing links in Genesis and even many other mysteries of the Bible and human history. An epic tale of gods and men unfolds, challenging every assumption we hold about our creation, our past, and our future.
Earth before the Flood - the World of Magic and Werewolves by Alexander Koltypin
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 by Alexander Koltypin
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
Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.