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Oswald Slept Here: Lives Changed by a Flash of History by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Kennedy, the crime ripped through lives far beyond the shooter and his victim. The Dallas Morning News, published within sight of the shooting, tells five short stories of lives forever changed.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round by Glenn Dean
You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
Slavery In America AND My Mammy's Soul Food Cookbook by Pollyann Lewis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Soul Food
Wow! Peggy Ann Lewis has done it again! As a writer of amazing adventurous history of different countries and culture of far-away-lands and delicious recipe books and cookbooks that match each country, she has come home to America and written a fantastic book about something close to all our hearts and has answered the many questions we have pondered for years on: Slavery In America.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Asheville's Montford District is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531) by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
Essays From Silicon Valley, Volume 1 (Omnibus) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » North America
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan by Avery Morrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories by Ray Kania
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Real places and People of the Sunshine State; “GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories” covers the overlooked, sometimes unusual history of the Sunshine State.
Leon Kilat by Emil Justimbaste
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
For more than 300 years, colonial Spain used torture and violence to impose their will on the Filipino people. All that changed in 1896 when a revolution erupted. By 1898, their fate was sealed. In the island province of Cebu, a man who was known by his alias as ‘Leon Kilat’, led the Cebuanos in an uprising that eventually gave them freedom and independence. This is the story of that uprising.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
My Greatest Adventure, World War II by Geralyn Dawson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A first person account of one soldier's experiences during World War II and the Normandy Invasion. Includes 25 photographs never before published.
Mae Brussell: Queen of Conspiracy by Jones and Flaxman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Articles about Mae Brussell, the Beverly Hills housewife and self made conspiracy theorist who researched the JFK assassination, Watergate and Nazi involvement in American government and how she became the "Queen of Conspiracy" with millions of followers.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture by Jabe Fincher, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » American
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Three Governors From Greensboro, Alabama by Jabe Fincher, Jr
You set the price! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Three citizens of Greensboro, Alabama have gone on to become governor of that state. This book chronicles the lives of Israel Pickens, John Gayle, and Thomas Seay, all from the small Alabama town of Greensboro.
George Strother Gaines by Jabe Fincher, Jr
You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
Private Battles: Military Families' Strengths and Struggles in a Time of War by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » War
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the longest U.S. combat operations since the Vietnam War -- military families have been struggling through a relentless cycle of crisis and stress. Many suffer their own wounds of war: Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Suicide. “Private Battles” tells the stories of real families and how they survive these hard times.
Asbestos: Death & Magic by Donald Pitt
Price: $2.57 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Henri Sant-Cassia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » World
Imagine a rock that catches fire yet does not burn, strengthens construction materials, insulates materials perfectly, dampens noise, and possesses long, silky threads that can be woven into fireproof cloth. Sound impossible? This "wonder material" is asbestos.