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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Passing Strangeness by Paul Drye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel by David Coombe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II by Erich Scharf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Amintiri din România socialista by Dr. Gheorghe Rafael-Stefanescu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: Romanian. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Autorul ne introduce în atmosfera vietii din România socialista, amintindu-si de perioada razboiului, ocupatia sovietica, instaurarea si consolidarea regimului comunist pâna la prabusirea dictaturii. Evenimentele istorice si personale aduc scriitorul în cele mai neasteptate situatii. Recomandat celor care au trait "Epoca de aur", dar si mai mult generatiilor de dupa '89.
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911 by Fred Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
Empress Wu Zetian by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide by Gweneth Wisewould
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary & Key Takeaways by Masters in Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » American
What to learn what makes a great leader and how to become one? Get this summary if you want to learn the concise actionable information in Extreme Ownership in 20 minutes or less so you can apply them to your business immediately. Learn how to create explosive growth and profitability. Learn how to create effective and successful teams. Learn the mindset of great leaders and much more.
Kinh Dịch - Những phương pháp tự dự đoán nhanh by Dong A Sang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kinh Dịch – Bát quái vốn bao la vạn tượng, không gì là không có ở trong đó, là kho thông tin vô tận của nhân loại; chúng ta sử dụng (để dự đoán) hoài không hết và không tốn kém tiền bạc, khác với những kho thông tin, những kênh, những phương tiện thông tin hiện đại khác!
History of the Seaham Infirmary by Fred Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
In the majority of towns and cities in the Victorian era it was “voluntary” infirmaries that provided care for the sick, elderly and infirm. The Seaham Infirmary served the town admirably for almost one hundred and twenty five years but it could not compete with the modern, up-to-date- hospitals in the near vicinity of the town. This book documents the fine history of Seaham Infirmary.
Istoria unei minciuni bolşevice- 23 august 1944 by Felix Tudoriu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
Roses in a Forbidden Garden; A Holocaust Love Story by Elise Garibaldi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Amidst the unspeakable horrors of Hitler’s Concentration Camps, a young German girl finds beauty and love for a man that will span a lifetime.
The Story of Stapolin by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
North Korean Army by IntroBooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
IntroBooks delivers up to the minute information covering everything on a topic in only one hour of reading. Our books are written to give essential information in a straight-to-the-point, easy to read format. We have cut out technical jargon, waffle, and unnecessary filler to ensure you get the essential information you need to achieve your goals with confidence.
A History of the Churches at Seaham by Fred Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Churches are, for some, central to their spiritual existence and an important part of their day-to-day life. To others, churches are places they wander into whilst on holiday to look around, to sit and meditate in the quiet and to absorb the tranquillity of the occasion. This book provides a history of the twenty four churches, past and present, that were built in Seaham.
A Walking Tour of York, Pennsylvania by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. 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 York, Pennsylvania 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.