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The Wilson Administration and Civil Liberties, 1917-1921
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
This much-cited study of Woodrow Wilson and his cabinet explores the suppression of speech and print publication during an era of world war, the Red Scare, anti-foreign fervor and unionism. Wilson's notable achievements in social leadership and the progressive movement are questioned in light of his failure to protect civil liberties. Previously published by Cornell University Press, now an ebook.
The Missile Plains: Frontline of America's Cold War - Historic Study, Minuteman Missile Site, South Dakota, plus the History of Ellsworth AFB and 28th Bomb Wing - Missiles and the Missileers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive and unique history of the Minuteman ICBM program and related Cold War issues, focusing on missile silos in South Dakota.
Outlaws and Gunslingers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Western outlaws terrorized the country during the 1800s and early1900s, robbing stagecoaches, banks, trains and merchants. Some became folk heroes. The west's fastest gun was not an outlaw. He was an FBI agent with the nickname of "Jelly" Bryce. He could drop a coin from shoulder height, draw and shoot the coin before it reached his waist.
The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 2. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 179,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Trevor Loudon. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » North America
Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
To Ride The Tiger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
WANT TO KNOW WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE IN VIETNAM? Shocking, frightening, terrifying and at times brutal, this book details what life was like for soldiers serving in Vietnam, and especially for Special Forces. The American Military are willing and able to disavow all knowledge of such soldiers when they have outlived their usefulness, and the Psychiatric Agencies have neither the knowledge
Another Name for Paradise: A Journey through the History and Nature of Northern Colorado
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
For more than 10,000 years the foothills and mountains of Northern Colorado have been home to many people. Despite floods and fire, drought and disease, people continue to call this place home. Through a first-person narrative, writer Jim Hess comes to understand his place in this place.
Broken Spirits: A Letter to my cousin, Rodney G. King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Broken Spirits: A letter to my cousin Rodney G. King is a story that has never been told. Ontresicia Averette, King's cousin, business partner and confidant discloses intimate details of King and his struggle while simultaneously fighting to maintain peace in her life from encountering vast amount of of gender and racial discrimination.
Night Rain: On Bad Jobs and Bad Bosses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Statistics show a majority of Americans hate their jobs. This is a work memoir about my life in the work force that encompasses over 40 years. I've worked as a temp, in clerical work, in restaurants, and miscellaneous tasks. I was a Jehovah's Witness, which had a major impact on my life.
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China’s ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual. The exposition is followed by a translation of the thirteen chapters that make up the ancient text, with added chapter sections to indicate where there appears to be a tenuous connection of certain lines within each chapter.
Foremost: the Fourth Mississippi in the Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Foremost is the story of Mississippians who volunteered to fight for the south in the Civil War. Fighting bravely and facing incredible odds, the 4th endured ice, snow, horrid prisoner of war camps and still fought to the end. The first half of the book is a narrative of the regiment. The second is an extensive list of names for family research.
1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
'The Early Campaigns of the Great War' paints a picture of outdated military strategies - yet it also tells a story of heroism and courage. At times the British Army may have been outmanned and outgunned, but it still endured.
Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » History » Biography
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Babylon An Appostate City
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Nonfiction » History » World
We will reveal some of the hidden mysteries behind the establishment of this kingdom of darkness in the earth. The reader will learn the existence of Babylon prior to the flood of Noah. We also reveal the true identity of Nimrod the tyrant who rebel against Yahweh and Cush son of Ham will also be revealed in manner which discloses the secrets concerning Nimrod and the Tower of Babel.
Ishmael, The Arhcer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Blessed are the seeds of Abraham. These are the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ishmael. The brothers were born to lead a people; one born free and the other of a slave woman. The Scripture gives no account of Isaac are Ishmael having animosity toward one another. These two men were promised to receive great things from Yahweh their Heavenly Father and their seed will be a blessing for all nations.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
21st Century Complete Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP): Nuclear Weapon Effects (NWE) and the Threat to the Electric Grid and Critical Infrastructure, HEMP, EMI, Microwave Devices
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 335,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This revised, up-to-date, and comprehensive ebook presents a superb collection of authoritative documents detailing the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse (EMP) caused by nuclear weapons and geomagnetic storms.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
Naar de bronnen van de Nijl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: Dutch. Published: August 10, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waar de Nijl ontspringt? In de 19de eeuw kon men die vraag niet zomaar beantwoorden. Ontdekkingsreizigers en avonturiers als Bruce, Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker, Stanley en Livingstone trokken op expeditie naar het Afrikaanse binnenland... Deze dappere mannen - en ook al eens een vrouw - hebben daarbij niet alleen hun leven op het spel gezet , maar ook dat van heel wat Afrikanen...