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ThisisReno 2015 Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by XSG Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
ThisisReno is Northern Nevada’s only community driven, online news website. The ThisisReno 2015 Anthology compiles some of the site’s best stories, essays, reviews and art from the website in the site’s first ever printed publication.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
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.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
War Stories: Tiananmen Square 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of covering the June 4th 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the question of whether any students were killed.
Keys to Unlocking House History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Are you researching the history of your home or property? Or perhaps you are a genealogist trying to find out where your ancestors lived. Keys to Unlocking House History offers a step-by-step guide on where to find the resources to assist in researching house history. This book will help remove the frustration and put the fun into house research.
From the Life of the Colditz Mayor: Georg Leuschner (1549-1620)
Series: Genealogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Dr. Johannes Loschke was a descendant of the subject of this genealogical abstract: Georg Leuschner. Loschke lived more than 350 years after Leuschner, but had enough material from the family’s own archives to delve into history on a solid footing.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
Ghostly Encounters
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A chronological narrative of real ghostly experiences either I or my immediate family experienced during my lifetime
The Fall of Denmark (1940) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1940 Hitler’s Germany launched an unprovoked attack on little Denmark. The campaign was meticulously planned and over in hours. It saw the first ever use of paratroops in war, the first German amphibious landings of the war and the threat of terror bombing of cities and towns.
Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » North America
John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre and was killed in Garrett's Barn, Virginia by Sergeant Boston Corbett. But what if the body wasn't John Wilkes Booth? Nate Orlowek believes the body in the barn that day may not have been John Wilkes Booth. So who was the man in the barn that day?
The Illuminati
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Whether or not The Illuminati – an elite body claiming an ancient pedigree – does exist, it is important that growing numbers of people nonetheless do believe it exists. So does it exist? If so, is it a force for evil or a force for good - or, as some would have it, a conspiracy aimed at making us believe there is a conspiracy?
We Rise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
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
British legal History - The fielding Brothers & bow Street runners
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is part of a fascinating new series of exclusive legal history features following the Birth of Law and Order, Parish Constables and Watchmen in England from 1663, and the development of specific law officers - including the famous Bow Street Runners and a series of other protection officers introduced to help keep the peace.
War Stories: Beirut 1982
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The question is, how many mistakes can you make in a war zone and remain alive? Veteran network television producer Terry Irving--winner of 4 Emmys--tells the truth about how he covered War in Beirut. Covering the news is easy. Staying alive when you clearly have no idea what you're doing is HARD. With personal photos and links to YouTube videos.