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The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela by Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
Just In: This Report on the American Revolution by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Americans Revolt, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Too often we brush over the American Revolution when we are studying U.S. History or U.S. Government. My desire here is to make some of the major people and events of the American Revolution come alive for students of all ages. This play can be enjoyed when read silently, for a different look at the American Revolution.
Anne Boleyn: A Short Biography by Ashleigh Jenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
As Britain's most controversial queen consort, Anne Boleyn has captured the hearts and minds of many. This short biography explores her rise and downfall, her role in the protestant reformation, her other loves and her role in popular culture.
Memories of the Bush by Patricia Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Verse stories telling snippetts of life in outback Australia - on station properties and in an outback town. A life lived devoid of any luxuries, without ever a complaint, but full of simple joys, happiness and love.
A History of Ireland - Ireland before The Plantation by Hazlett Lynch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Part 2 of a new series of books on a contested subject - the history of Ireland, but taken from a theological perspective. This has not been done before to my knowledge, so will make for interesting reading. Deals with the Waves of Invasion, Castle Place Names, Patrick of Ireland, the Normans, Ireland's Importance in 1492, the Reformation.
Operation Rediscover action plan by James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department by Matthew Gordon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » American
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.
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.
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.