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Agter die Magalies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
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.
Korean Echoes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
It Happened to Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
Easter Rising 1916 A Family Answers The Call For Ireland`s Freedom
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of the violent revolutionary rebellion of the 1916 war against the British Empire in Ireland. This was a violent bloody event that began on Easter Monday at the General Post Office in Dublin. A small poorly equipped army of men and women declared Ireland`s independence. Fictitious characters have been created so the reader experiences the rebellion of 1916.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
A Walking Tour of Bristol, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. 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 Bristol, 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.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 1. Как начать мировую войну
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Загадочные события начала войны между Германией и СССР были элементами гигантского сталинского плана будущей мировой войны, который начал разрабатываться и воплощаться в жизнь задолго до ее начала. Анализируя события, предшествовавшие началу войны, автор доказывает, что главной причиной как Второй мировой войны, так и Великой Отечественной войны стала целенаправленная политика Сталина.
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.
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 Cambridge, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: February 14, 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 Cambridge, Massachusetts 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.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
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.
My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal ma mBláth?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An in-depth study of the death of Michael Collins, hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, and leader of the Irish War of Independence.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.