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The Blight
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: Defending A New Nation, 1783-1811 - General Wayne, Whiskey Rebellion, Northwest Territory, Battle of Tippecanoe, Madison, Jefferson, Burr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
The War of 1812 is perhaps the United States' least known conflict. Other than Andrew Jackson's 1815 victory at New Orleans and Francis Scott Key's poem "The Star-Spangled Banner" written in 1814 during the British attack on Baltimore, most Americans know little about the country's second major war. Its causes are still debated by historians today.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
A Love Is Born In the Midst of Horror ...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
A historical novel based on true events, eyewitnessed by the author. The main characters are George and Frosso: two young people who met and fell in love in adverse circumstances—he the son of a notorious communist; she the daughter of an anti-communist. They survived the 1944 Greek civil war that followed German occupation and experienced a true Golgotha of inhumanity and horror in Meligalas.
21st Century Slave Narrative
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book explains how many urban centers of the late 20th century, early 21st century were the same as old U. S. slave quarters.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
The Ireland Series Book 4 - 19th century
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 4 · Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Nineteenth Century! The Great Famine starts this section, and next piece, The Irish in America deserves a book in itself. Here we just take a glimpse at the early days. The Transport Revolution with its Atmospheric Railways and its Fly Boats and its steamers and railways should have another book, while The Fenians and Parnell laid the foundation for Modern Island.
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture, Readers' Guide
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
How to get the most out of the book series: The Readers' Guide walks you through the inspiration and intention behind the creation of the books. As you travel through each book you will see the evolution of modern humanity unfold through each subject. (Three Volumes) We are all connected. If we focus on what unites as humans and not what separates us, we might be able to fix us.
Themistocles talks back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Floods In Alberta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
A non-comprehensive collection of poetry inspired from the floods that much of Alberta experienced in the summer of 2013. Written by an Albertan affected by the flooding.
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent is a titillating look into the world of perfume. It explores the eternal power of scent and its association with some remarkable women throughout history such as Elizabeth Taylor and Coco Chanel. Concisely delivered, it delves into the many aspects of perfumery. There are even tips on wearing scent.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Sociology
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The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
A Brief Summary on: Honduras El Salvador War of 1969
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
The intention of this book is to know what happened in the armed clash between Honduras and El Salvador occurred in 1969, also intends to establish relationships, differences, stages, postures, what developed in these countries that period through documentary sources.
KISSINGER GESCHICHTEN
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: German. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Unterhaltsame und tiefsinnge Geschichten zur Gegenwart und zur Geschichte der Kurstadt Bad Kissingen. Der Leser begegnet Schriftstellern und Malern, er besichtigt ein leerstehendes Sanatorium und erfährt, was Bad Kissingen und Odessa verbindet.
1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » History » North America
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Battle of Bosworth 1485 - and the Burial of King Richard III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Bosworth, the key turning point in the closing stages of the Wars of the Roses, together with the burial and rediscovery of the body of King Richard III.
Wild People: a history of wild acting people in Newcastle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of wildness in Newcastle. People ignoring rules and etiquette is a tradition in Newcastle that goes back hundreds of years. In this book I explore the criminal, the doctor who treat himself and his patient naked in Newcastle and gathered a large crowd, and much much more.