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Piratas en las costas venezolanas (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 13)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Este número El Desafío de la Historia contiene artículos fascinantes que abarcan temas de la piratería como El Matelotaje, que se refiere a parejas de hombres entre los bucaneros; las reglas de la vida corsaria; las mujeres piratas más famosas; banderas piratas; la penetración holandesa en el Caribe; las películas más reconocidas y mucho más.
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South Africa
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"No Valley Without Shadows" gives an insiders’ account of the early days of the HIV treatment movement in South Africa during the 2000s. To take its place in this battle, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders would have to overcome internal resistance, seemingly impossible financial barriers, multiple lawsuits, and the shame and terror of the very people they were trying to help.
The Slaughtering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
It centers around the Nigerian civil war. This is a fantasy novel that describes the epic battle between the african gods and aliens doing battle for flesh,blood and glory.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
You set the price! Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
The Cable Industry - A Short History Through Three Generations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
“The Cable Industry – A Short History Through Three Generations” by Larry Satkowiak concisely explains how the cable industry evolved from its modest CATV beginnings in 1948 to its current status as a telecommunications powerhouse. This unique three-generation introduction to the cable industry surveys major developments across this multi-faceted business.
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Edition
Acts of Valor: U.S. Navy SEAL's Story of Heroisim
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 20, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From the densely packed warren of walled compounds that doubled neatly as enemy bunkers, lush orchards, and high up in the rugged mountainous border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan. U.S. Navy SEALs have fought some deadly battles paying the ultimate sacrifice. Locked in bloody combat with a fierce and battle hardened enemy in a dangerous and harsh environment.
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam 1965-1968 - Swift Boats, Vung Ro Incident, Arnheiter Affair, Game Warden, Mining, Trawler Intercepts, Tet, Task Force Clearwater
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 286,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Navy represents the first comprehensive scholarly attempt to piece together the operational history of the U.S. Navy in South Vietnam from the first coastal patrols in 1965 through the 1968 Tet Offensive.
The Gulf Theater 1813-1815: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812 - Andrew Jackson, Fort Bowyer, Capture of Pensacola, Lake Borgne, Villere Plantation Night Battle, New Orleans, Fort St. Philip
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines battle around the Gulf of Mexico in the War of 1812.
The Petersburg and Appomattox Campaigns 1864-1865 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War - Crossing the James River, Deep Bottom, Autumn Operations, Hatcher's Run, Fort Stedman, Lee, Grant
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns of 1864 and 1865 in the American Civil War.
Project 1704: U.S. Army War College Analysis of Russian Strategy in Eastern Europe, Appropriate U.S. Response, and Implications for U.S. Landpower - Putin's Rise to Power, Military, Ukraine Crisis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,570. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army carefully examines the threat posed by the aggressive Russian strategy in Europe pursued by President Vladimir Putin.
Britain, a Christian Country: A Nation Defined by Christianity and the Bible, and the Social Changes that Challenge this Biblical Heritage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
For over a thousand years Britain was defined by Christianity, with monarchs dedicating the country to God and national days of prayer that saved the nation in its darkest hours. Discover the continuing legacy of the Bible in Britain, how faith defined its nationhood and the challenges from the 1960s to the present day.
Roter Stahl: Sowjetische Panzer und Gefechtsfahrzeuge des Kalten Krieges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2015 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Military
Der Kalte Krieg heizte nie an, stand trotzdem die Sowjetunion im diesem Fall bereit.
More Abell Men
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 130,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
His sequel to the Three Abell Men, continues with the family of Edward, his five sons who one by one left school, worked on the family’s sugar cane farm before moving on to farming and other careers of their own choice. In an era of changing modernisation, the eldest son Colin recalls his years as a cane cutter, followed by the introduction of mechanical harvesters and later to farming sugarcane.
Забытая Першая сусветная вайна
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
The Warriors Macabbee (The story of Channukah)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a historical story about Mattathias and his sons the Macabbees. Its during the reign of the evil greek king Antiochus IV who in 165 BC concured holy land and try to force their people to convert to their gods/beliefs. The holy land was ravaged, people murdered woman and children made into slaves and the holy temple destroyed. The Macabbees fight back and against astronomical odds and won
Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World's Largest Accidental Blast, 1944
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story, told for the first time from eyewitness accounts, of the world’s largest manmade pre-nuclear explosion - at RAF Fauld in 1944