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Postcard Revolution by Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
This is a collection of postcards sent to leaders, including members of Congress, the President, his council of economic advisers, chairs of sociology departments throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Nations. My purpose was to catch their attention with the old fashioned mail method rather than email. I hope you enjoy them and want to read more of my Smashwords books.
Failed Intervention: The United States in the Balkans - Origins of War, Disintegration, U.S. Strategic Lessons, Legacy of Yugoslavia by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The violence of Yugoslavia is soaked in historical injustice and nationalist tradition. Its historical mold is not unique; but the world's reaction is. The ongoing failure of Yugoslavia and its fractious cascade of regime changes are a product of flawed intervention.
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army by James Rada, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
Guevara by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ernesto Guevara aka El Che: A Very Short Introduction The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution by Hank Kellner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Give Me Liberty: 24 Heroes and Heroines of the American Revolution celebrates the achievements of two dozen freedom fighters during the American Revolution.
چارجستار by Baktash Khamsehpour (Bahram Iranmand)
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: Persian. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
چارجستار دربرگیرنده پژوهشهایی پیرامون گفتمانهای فرهنگ ایران و جهان است. در بخش نخست تاریخ به بازنگری گذارده میگردد. بخش دوم پهنه فرمانروایی ایران را ارزیابی مینماید. در بخش سوم آبراه و دریای پارس شناسایی میشود و سرانجام در بخش چهارم به هفت سین نگاهی افکنده میشود. چارجستار کاری است نو و یگانه از هر دیدگاه
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John by Ann Marie Thomas
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
Howdy My Name Is - - by Robert Ray Moon
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A Short collection of Bible Heroes from Adam to Moses. Each hero tells his own story in his own words with a bit of ad lib. Each hero stays with the Biblical truth while remaining human.
HMS Courageous 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous in the first month of the war. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
The Cult of Plastic Reality by L X
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » American
An analysis of American pop culture through historical lens, various factors are looked it to see how the entertainment industry is able to produced celebrities such as the Kardashians and Miley Cyrus and how they have such large followings. And what it means for North American society.
TIMELESS Market by yumi s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Timeless Market, the way of life, where it begins. A place where it gives life a new meaning. An essential place of trade, a need, a part of life. From the ultra modern air conditioned, to the drenched floors & unpleasant humidity, it provides us with everything from A to Z. The market, a city within the city. There is always a reason to go, what is yours?
Beyond Indiana Jones: Getting at the Facts (Artifacts) Buried in the Bible Story. Vol. 2, Book 1 by Neal Bierling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
this book presents the true 1939 story of tanis, egypt and indiana jones.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News by Michael D. Yates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
Tesoros Ocultos I by Jose Castillo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Un guia de como convertirte en un exitoso cazador de tesoros perdidos y ocultos rodeados de peligros ineludibles. Este es el primer libro de una serie de libros con instrucción de la exploración y recuperación de tesoros. No te dejes engañar con cuentos y ficción aprende a cazar tesoros de verdad.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt by Bob Martin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he had to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
Project 1848 – Cosmos Guidebook Proposal for a Multiparticipant Research Program and Experiment Based Around the Year 1848 by Hugh Hightower
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
This is a proposal for a multidisciplinary project that examines the time period around 1848 [approximately 1842 to 1852] through a variety of approaches and uses a broad spectrum of methodologies and data to examine it in areas such as culture, history, the sciences, daily living, and in another way almost through the cosmos itself.
Pacific Northwest Croatian, Volume 3 by Margaret Radisich Sleasman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Pacific Northwest Croatian was a monthly newsletter that ran for seven years. The stories are historic in nature and tell of the early Croatians and their families, especially those working in the commercial fishing sector. There will be as many photos as possible to personalize these stories. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy them.
It was all Greek to Me by Diane Scott Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.