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Food History & Recipe Origins: The Origins of the Names of the World's Favorite Recipes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo: Have you ever wondered where your Margherita, Melba, Suzette or Eggs Benedict come from? This is the fantastic history and origins of your favourite foods and recipe names.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
General Morgan's Legacy: A Modern Story of the Civil War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why did a busy industrialist take time out from his hectic schedule to look into his family’s past? What was it about General John Hunt Morgan that caught his attention? In this novel about modern politics, Mexican Coyotes and the Civil War there is a record of a real historical event: the truth about Morgan’s escape from the Yankee Prison in Ohio is revealed for the first time.
Prayer Man: Out of the Shadows and Into the Light
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Lee Harvey Oswald claimed he didn't kill anyone; claimed he was a patsy. No one can place him on the Sixth Floor of the Book Depository building at the time of the assassination. Investigators say Oswald ran down to the 2nd Floor lunchroom after the shooting, seen by a police officer. Oswald said he was on the First Floor. Was he telling the truth? This book answers that question.
Jersey! Then . . . Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of 36 short stories about New Jersey historic people and events. Suffragettes, boxers, hurricanes, gangs, hot air balloonists, con artists, politicians, inventors, women in the war effort, military heroes and more-- it all happened in New Jersey!
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Voices From a Distant War: A Collection of War Histories
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 166,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
VOICES FROM A DISTANT WAR is a collection of 44 short memoirs of those who were part of war, each written in the writers’ own hand. Follow along as editor Joe Freitus reminds us, through the eyes of those who were there, what it is like to serve our country during war-time.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America, Volume 1-History
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Volume 1 of The Encyclopedia of the Lacharité, Lampron, and Desfossés Families in North America provides the historical context to the study of the descendants of Jehan Laspron dit Lacharité. It is a complete and necessary primer for all researchers that claim Jean Lampron dit Lacharité as their ancestor.
The Journey to Oregon – 1934
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of eight family members who move from Nebraska to Oregon in August 1934 in search of a better life.
The Civil War Ends, 1865 - The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War, General Sherman, Grant, Lee, Beauregard, Federals, Confederates, Carolinas Campaign, Potter's Raid, Surrender at Citronelle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,490. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army provide unique insight into the events at the end of the American Civil War.
Generals of the Ardennes: American Leadership in the Battle of the Bulge - World War II Malmedy Massacre, 7th Armored, Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton, Bastogne, Heroes and Victims, Defense of St. Vith
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 225,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book is not a conventional history of the Battle of the Bulge, but a study of US command leadership at different levels during that fiery December of 1944.
The Nightmare Years to Come? Dangerous Era in the Near East and South Asia, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Israel, Yemen, Violent Sectarian Environment, Majoritarian Authoritarianism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current situation in the Near East and South Asia, and outlines the worrisome trajectory of aggregate dangers that serve as a forewarning.
Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security with Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Leon Panetta - Women in the Military, Defense, Foreign Policy, NATO, Crisis, Special Operations Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses the issue of the role of women in the military, foreign policy, and peace efforts.
The Rapture Was Real : And You Were Left Behind, Now What
Price: Free! Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
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What WAS the Rapture, Anyway? And Who Was it For? Prophetic Message to My Bride September 1, 2014 The Lord is calling His Bride, or His potential Bride to repentance. She’s not ready for the Rapture. And He is wanting to prepare her. And, as I have shared in a previous teaching, part of the reason the economy in this country is slumping and the Lord is allowing it, is to get His Bride
The Sacred History of Being
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War - Afghanistan and Iraq, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Hillary Clinton, President Bush, Cheney, Petraeus, Powell, Rice, Obama, Saddam Hussein, Historical Timelines
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent report provides unusually blunt insight into lessons learned by the American military from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Red China's Capitalist Bomb: Inside the Chinese Neutron Bomb Program - Development of an Enhanced Radiation Weapon (ERW) Nuclear Weapon, PRC Decisionmaking, Missile Units, Implications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines why China developed an enhanced radiation weapon (ERW) but did not deploy it.