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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
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
To the Shores of Tripoli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. 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.
World War I: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars, Nonfiction » History » War
This book about World War I is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War I. You will read about what caused the war, the countries involved, and how the war shaped the world. You will also discover what life was like in the trenches and about the world leaders of the time.
Africa in Prophecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction
Is Africa really cursed? If Africa is cursed, who cursed it and why? Are the negative life and leadership realities in Africa today products of a curse? Is there an end to the problems of Africa? What does the future holds for her? In this book these and many other questions about Africa's past, present and future are finally answered from the wealth of Bible prophecies.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
'I have made many intriguing journeys into this land, its sacred places and its hidden past. I was always dissatisfied with the history of New Zealand we were taught at school... I felt short-changed. I couldn't understand why the Maori accounts were not an accepted part of the past, part of a truth that revealed a deeper history' - Gary Cook, explorer. This book reveals some of that truth.
Conversations with the Elders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
(4.00 from 1 review)
What few people know about WWII concerns the fate of thousands of Russians of German descent who were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia after Hitler invaded the USSR. From 1995 to 1997, two US Catholic sisters interviewed 22 labor camp survivors whom they met while serving in a Catholic parish in Chelyabinsk. How these men and women managed to survive will both inspire and astound you.
Temporary Warrior WW II Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
TEMPORARY WARRIOR, WW II MEMOIR is an account of the author’s WW II days from Army Specialized Training through his days on the front line with the 103rd Division. He fights through the Vosges Mountains in France, where they breach the Siegfried Line, entering Germany. At war’s end he is in the Brenner Pass. The short epilog recounts his Company reunions through the years.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is for anyone Irish or anyone interested in Irish history, scientific achievements, and fun facts, totally unique to Ireland and her people.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
Sniping in France: Winning the Sniping War in the Trenches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
In this absorbing account Major Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of those duels, the genesis of scout sniping, the ruses invented to lure an enemy out into the open, and the founding of the first British army sniping school.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
JFK Assassination Chronology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 563,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
Holy Roman Empire Power Politics Papacy
Series: In Brief, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A brief history of the Holy Roman Empire from the coronation of Charlemagne in AD800 to its dissolution in AD1806, including the Habsburg Dynasty, the European Reformation and the Ottoman invasions. With useful maps and family trees this book will appeal to the general reader looking for an accessible account of a complex yet fascinating European power.