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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
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » History » North America
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
Simple Contentment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Dried Eggs and Spam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Dried Eggs and Spam provides a new slant on an old war. Written jointly by Al Molaison and Rosemary J. Peel. World War II memories exchanged via email and the conflict viewed from a child's perspective.
Jonah and the Whale
Series: the old testament. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Old Testament story of the prophet Jonah, with recent archeological annotations.
Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » North America
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hell's Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on October 15, 2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of The Historic Core - Financial District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 Los Angeles - Financial District from 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.
The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The Devil’s Chessboard is a well-researched, insightful read into the life and legacy of Allen Dulles and the CIA. It gives numerous examples of how Dulles was not simply content to stay on American soil to fulfill American interests. As the director and founder of the CIA, Dulles exerts enormous power and influence over the nations of the world.
American Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The struggle for freedom began in 1775 and lasted for eight long years before it ended in 1783. In the struggle of the colonies against the British, the thirteen colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America acquired their independence from Great Britain and became United States. The great Revolution is also known as the American War of Independence.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Mormon Island to Salmon Falls
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Mormon Island to Salmon Falls book includes many maps and photos showing the remnants of mining operations, Mormon Island cemetery and school, Red Bank dairy, Negro Hill and Natomas water ditches rock retaining walls, and the old Salmon Falls Bridge when Folsom Lake reached record low water levels during the 2015 drought. This book traces the history along the South Fork of the American River.
Des Pigments bleus oubliés en .pdf
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ce livre sur les pigments médiévaux étudie le bleu de chaux, l'indigo et le bleu de bleuet. Les recettes de ces couleurs sont publiées et comparées. Les ingrédients, notamment la chaux, fait partie de cette étude.
The Bellini’s of Gifford Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
My wife caught me in a weak moment when she asked if I would write a book about her family, the Bellini's proved quite a challenge as many of the likely contributors are no longer with us. The unknown family history that evolved in Australia and the mystery that still surrounds the reasons for the name changes, from Burley to Bellini to this day we can still find no record of Ivan's birth.
A Walking Tour of Toms River, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Toms river, New Jersey 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.
A Walking Tour of Media, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 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 Media, Pennsylvania from walkthetown.com 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.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
A Walking Tour of Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 Ocean Grove, New Jersey 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.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.