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American History A Day at A Time – July
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the July installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the story of the American colonies.
Who Are The Earliest True Vampires
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Tracking backwards in time, commencing from the 11th—12th centuries A. D., particularly in the European Continent and more specifically in the Eastern European countries and subsequently spreading to other countries in the world, the preternatural and paranormal phenomenon of Vampirism had been plaguing and scaring the people at large in alarming, if not, in hysterical proportions.
You IS All A Bunch Of A-holes
Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
ISIS, IS, problem that festers. But what to do. This is a short piece that seeks for the reader to think about the question. For what can I do? I'm just a writer with an idiotic pen name no one has ever heard of.
Memories on Muslin: 1934 Athelstan Quilt Blocks & Depression-era Quilting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » American
Eighty years ago, women and young girls of Athelstan, Iowa left pieces of themselves behind, stitched in muslin squares. A set of 30 squares, 27 signed with names, surfaced. The names were traced to Athelstan, Iowa. They are now at the Taylor County Historical Museum. Memories on Muslin shares tidbits of 1934, with a brief history of depression-era quilts, as a tribute to these Athelstan women.
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
La maison Anne Frank à Amsterdam
Series: Les Musées d'Amsterdam. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: French. Published: June 15, 2015 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
La Maison Anne Frank, un des musées les plus populaires d'Amsterdam, accueille environ un million et demi de visiteurs par an. Anne Frank y a vécu dans la clandestinité pendant la seconde guerre mondiale, pour échapper aux déportations nazies. Découvrez l'annexe secrète dissimulée derrière la bibliothèque, où Anne, une jeune fille juive de treize ans, ainsi que sa famille vécurent pendant deux ans
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
Izola: The story of John Wilkes Booth's wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the life story of a woman that fell in love with a murderer. This was no ordinary killer, he killed Abraham Lincoln, and she helped him escape.
Roe's India: Adventures in Surat
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Thomas Roe, the first English ambassador to India, has left behind a lively account of his stay in the country. But reading Roe’s memoir is not easy as the English of his time is almost a different language. The modern reader who is not a student of history may not be able to keep at it. I have tried to interpret Roe’s writing for her.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
A Short Biography of the Scientist Sir Isaac Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sir Isaac Newton was a revolutionary scholar of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. He made discoveries in physics with the law of gravitation that governs the planets in orbit around the Sun. In mathematics, he discovered Calculus and other forms of advanced analysis that are still in widespread use today. In his private hours, he would delve into the dark world of alchemy.
Children of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
A Review of "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 71. Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
An Imperfect God reveals complexities and contradictory attitudes of George Washington and misconceptions about him. Washington, though born into a wealthy family, had only his name to improve his station. He was viewed as uneducated but was well-read and versed in frontier knowledge. He grew up with wealthy planters but was never meant to be one, an opportunist that often lied to improve himself.
A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader"
Series: Rising Fast · Freebies, Book 70. Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
A Review of "Internal Improvement"
Series: Freebies, Book 72. Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War"
Series: Freebies, Book 73. Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
The End of Their World
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.