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Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives by Brigid Elson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood by Ken Weyand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
New Field, New Corn: Essays in Alabama Legal History by Paul M. Pruitt Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » North America
NEW FIELD, NEW CORN is an anthology of research papers that explore topics from the rich legal history of Alabama and its influential legal figures. Topics include Justice Hugo Black, equity courts, the state's many constitutions, the enclosure movement, militarization of the University of Alabama, and the case of Strange v. State. Its general editor is (and introduction by) Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
Israel in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hebrew Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Zionism, Jews and Arabs, Intifada, Gaza, Palestinians by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Israel, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
The Three Wars of Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer: His Korean War Diary - Far East Air Forces Commander, Problems with Other Services, the Press, Contradictory and Conflicting Orders, Lack of Materiel by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 363,290. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This print replica reproduction of an official Air Force book publishes the unique diary of the Korean War written by Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer.
Палёты самотнага птаха by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Мінулае Беларусі — галоўная тэма прозы Уладзіміра Арлова. У яго кнігу ўвайшлі аповесць і апавяданні, прысвечаныя падзеям нашай гісторыі, пачынаючы з XII стагоддзя. Апавяданні, якія складаюць кнігу «Добры дзень, мая Шыпшына», напісаны пераважна пра сучаснікаў. Аўтар засяроджвае ўвагу на ўнутраным свеце сваіх герояў, паказвае спасціжэнне імі сапраўдных жыццёвых каштоўнасцей. Героі кнігі трапляюць у
Spanish Horsemen and Horses in the New World by Janice Ladendorf
Series: Horses from History, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
History and horsemanship come together in searching for the answers to the questions below. What did the Mexican vaqueros contribute to the development of western horsemanship? What kind of horses did the Conquistadors bring with them from Spain? What happened to the Spanish horses after they reached North and South America?
Tall Tales from the High Plains & Beyond, Book Three: The LawBreakers by Tom Rizzo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Most of the people who settled in the West didn’t wake up in the morning and strap on a gun or get involved in shootouts. But disorder was a way of life. In The Lawbreakers, novelist Tom Rizzo takes you behind-the-scenes to meet some of the gunmen and back shooters who roamed the frontier trying to take what wasn’t theirs.
La France vue de dessous. Tome 1 by Pierre Etienne
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 89,250. Language: French. Published: September 3, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Une majorité de citoyens ne s’intéressent que peu ou prou à l’Histoire de France, celle que l’on expose avec un grand H dans les musées et les bibliothèques, que l’on commente avec plus ou moins de conviction et de discernement au sein des milieux politiques.
It Happened to Us by Colin Finkemeyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
1939 год і Беларусь: забытая вайна by Анатоль Трафімчык
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Кніга сучаснага беларускага даследчыка Анатоля Трафімчыка прысвечана найбольш супярэчлівым пытанням, звязаным з удзелам беларускага народа ў падзеях пачатку Другой сусветнай вайны.
Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 128,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Кніга "Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі" зрабіла пераварот у светаразуменні беларусаў. Мы сталі вывучаць сваё, а не тое, што адбывалася за тры моры ад Беларусі.
Keep Forever by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко) & Alex Lane (translator)
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Translated by Alex Lane.
Sierra Leone: Deliver A Blow by Andy Pacino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Story of Operation Barras During the bloody civil war of Sierra Leone, the United Nations sent a peacekeeping force to try and stem the flow of blood from the vicious fighting between rebel factions and the civilian population. Everyone old enough to carry a gun was a target, an enemy or a potential soldier for the rebels. A particularly blood-thirst outfit, calling themselves the West Side
Seeing Off the Bear: Anglo-American Air Power Cooperation During the Cold War - Missiles, Ground-Launched Cruise Missiles, RAF Aircraft, Skybolt, Overflying the Soviet Union, Cuban Missile Crisis by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines the subject of Anglo-American air power cooperation during the cold war
The War in South Vietnam: The Years of the Offensive 1965-1968 - The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia - B-52 Bomber, Deployments and Air Operations, Refinements of Aircraft and Munitions by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,090. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines the Air Force's support of the ground war in South Vietnam between 1965 and early 1968.
Training to Fly: Military Flight Training 1907 - 1945 - Wright Brothers, Signal Corps Aviation School, Hap Arnold, Glenn Curtis, War Overseas, World War I and II, Aerial Gunnery, Accidents by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 354,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force book is an institutional history of flight training by the predecessor organizations of the United States Air Force.
63 Years a Vicar: The Life and Times of Henry Burnaby Greene, Vicar of Longparish, Hampshire, England 1821-1884 by Martin Coppen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The remarkably long ministry of the Revd Henry Burnaby Greene in the Hampshire village of Longparish saw a great change in English society, the Church and a small agricultural community. This short but detailed biography describes the achievements, sorrows and work of a nineteenth century clergyman. It is also a family history of the Burnaby, Greene and Woodcock familes through this period.