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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.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
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.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
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.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on the Central Intelligence Agency to develop a replacement spy plane, unlike anything the world had ever seen before. The CIA reestablishes its station at Area 51 under the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology where it develops America’s first stealth.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 2
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Part 2 of this book deals with the areas of Grange and Stapolin, transport, fishing, Talavera House, farming , coastguard, and Sisters of Charity in Baldoyle.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Extraterrestrial Presence on Earth: Lessons in History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Granite Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » World
Planet Earth's history is quite different from what the victors of past wars have given us as truth. Our origin is quite different from both the evolution-from-pond-sludge theory accepted by modern science and from the Creation-in-Six-Days dogma. Now, for the first time, we hear directly from individuals whose souls occupied "alien" bodies during their last incarnation before becoming Earthlings.
The Jennings Family of Yorkshire, New Zealand, Tonga. Book 1 Descendants of Imanuela Manumu'a, Siaosi Kaihea, Supileo Kaihea, Meki Kaihea, Loia Kaihea
This ebook is a record of Luisa ( Louisa ) and Lemiso Kaihea Fotu who had 16 children and I have documented their families to 2016 in a series of 5 ebooks. eBook one documents the families of : Imanuela Kaihea - Manumu’a, Siaosi Lemisio Kaihea, Supileo Kaihea, Kalofiama Meki Kaihea aka Meki, Loia Fotu. This also is an excellent way to document large families and using modern technology.
Наследие татар
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
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.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $5.99 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.
A Walking Tour of York, Pennsylvania
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.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
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.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
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