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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
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.
Empress Wu Zetian
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.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
Mary Queen of the Scots: A Play in Three Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 3. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The tragic story of Queen Mary Stuart comes to the stage in this compelling period drama focusing on her life, loves, and reign. Perfect for community theatre and educational settings. Includes timeline and bibliography. Run time: 60-80 minutes.
Passing Strangeness
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
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
A Poor Man's Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
Richard Ford was an agricultural worker who should have disappeared into obscurity, leaving no record of his existence save a slight hollow in an English churchyard. But he left a significant voice of his time of poverty in the annals of the Houses of Parliament, when he was interviewed by government inspectors looking into the effect of the new Poor Laws in 1837. This is the story of his life.
The Lynn's of Tennessee Ave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The time had arrived to document the history of our family before the opportunity was lost, how did the Lynn’s and the Rose’s first arrive in New Zealand? How did they come to settle in the King Country, and why did they move to the city? The memoirs of my siblings as they were growing up, how each of their families developed, and the recollections of our children of their Parents and Grandparents
Hog Driver: A-10 Thunderbolt II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fast-paced, high-octane story blends action in the air with action on the ground as the A-10 acts as a guardian angel to beleaguered allied forces fighting hard in the 'Stan'. Fighting a War against a battle hardened enemy in a hostile climate.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam book includes many photos and maps showing the old Rattlesnake Bar Bridge, water canal features of the North Fork Ditch, remnants of the Birdsall Dam that diverted the North Fork of the American River into the NFD, and the spectacular waterfalls of Knickerbocker Creek.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,780. 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.
The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
A Postcard from Baldoyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book brings to the reader the postcard publishing history of this area of North County Dublin in Ireland.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
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.
Summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard….Summarized by J.J. Holt
Bốn mươi bảy quỷ kế
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách nêu ra 47 mưu kế, khai thác trong sách của Quỷ Cốc, áp dụng thành công trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Mỗi mưu kế được dẫn chứng, minh, họa bằng nhũng tiểu truyện hấp dẫn, thú vị trong các tác phẩm nổi tiếng như Sử kí Tư Mã Thiên, Tả truyện, Chiến Quốc sách, Đông Châu liệt quốc, Tam Quốc chí ... Là một quyển sách công phu, hay và mới lạ, không thể bỏ qua !
The Skirmish at Big Creek Church
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
this book is about the Skirmish at Big Creek Church. The book follows four of my family member who served in the civil War and then took part in the skirmish after the Civil War. it also tells the story of what happens after the Skirmish to the people involved.