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Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
A Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience - Before the Civil War, Blacks in Union and Confederate Army, Buffalo Soldier, Scouts, Spanish-American War, World War I and II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 212,670. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army recognizes and highlights the contributions of African Americans to the military history of the United States.
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
Fra kold krig til internationalt engagement. Søværnets korvetter af Niels Juel-klassen 1979-2009
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 156,030. Language: Danish. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om Søværnets korvetter af Niels Juel-klassen og Søværnets historie 1980-2009.
Life Is A Dance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Kiri is born a twin. Twins are killed in Umuduru. His father, being a Christian, risks his life to save him. Growing up, Kiri seeks to repay that good in one way - to make his father proud. A University degree, a good job and the right partner would suffice. But first he must garner the will to survive a war, do whatever it takes to pay his tuition and marry the one girl he wants to -if she agrees
Dandelions & Snails: A Journey From the Dark Days of War, to the Golden Fields of Peace
Price: Free! Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
This is a retrospective view of Britain, during and after the Second World War. This true story tells of two families caught up in the futility of war on this planet. The story includes the dilemma of the conscientious objector and the bravery of the soldier. Poems are interspersed throughout the text, to accentuate the content, and also to add a touch of philosophical contemplation.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
Irish History & Myth Series Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.
Delta Force: Tango Uniform
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Delta Force Scud Boulevard follows a Delta team deep behind Iraqi enemy lines during the first Gulf War on a mission every bit as eventful as the famed SAS Bravo Two Zero patrol. One squadron from Delta arrived in Saudi Arabia in early February 1991 as part of the Joint Special Operations Task Force.
FBI Diary: Home Grown Terror
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Former FBI agent recounts the riveting true story of the largest manhunt in the western United States.
Money: From Barter to online Banking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book describes the evolution of money from simple bartering to the invention of coins and on into the modern world of internet money which we never even see. It shows how societies created new forms of money to meet their needs and how this in turn shaped the society itself, driving changes in how people lived their lives and the expectations they had of themselves and their governments.
Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
Truths.
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 267,120. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
We are what we know. We know what is handed down. Our daily life is organised by “historical narrations”. Universally. To judge over the validity of “historical narrations” and of history, we must know all about those narrators of history. Today, and during the last two centuries, all narrators of history are educated in institutions created by European Christians.
Illustrated Antidisestablishmentarianism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 206,700. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Nearly 200 full-page, full-color illustrations. To dislodge an enemy's foothold, you have to know it is one. Ben Franklin warned against governments "formed with the seeds of their own dissolution." Something destructive is growing up in America today. It's up to us to root out that country-killer.
America's Fifth Revolution - A Federation of Nations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The United States has endured continuous revolutions since its conception: the Agrarian Revolution 1800-1850, the Industrial Revolution 1850-1900, the Social Welfare Revolution 1900-1950, the Technological Revolution 1950-2000 and the Information Revolution 2000-?
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
-- Christ told us not to swear at all. -- Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing is a confession that you are no longer equal. -- Oaths are always religious rituals invoking the authority of a deity. Just who are the gods that you now worship? -- Can a perjury oath signature be any different?
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Mahabharata Adiparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
Palace of Justice
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.