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Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Essay » Political
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. Also includes Dirty Money, Secret Societies, and Everything You Need to Know About JFK's Assassination.
Haisla Legends
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This book “H’aisla Legends” by Gordon Robinson of Kitamaat Village, B.C., was recorded into print for the first time in history from oral transmission through the ages. Gordon was a qualified school teacher graduating from Surpass College in Vancouver, and was a H’aisla historian. The true authors of the legends belong to the past. Published by Mark and Dale Robinson.
The Jennings Family of Yorkshire New Zealand Tonga Book 4: Descendants of Malia Kamela Save aka Ofa, Selemana Soakai Tai
Series: THE JENNINGS FAMILY OF YORKSHIRE, NEW ZEALAND, TONGA BOOK 1: DESCENDANTS OF IMANUELA MANUMU’A, SIAOSI KAIHEA, SUPILEO KAIHEA, MEKI KAIHEA, LOIA KAIHEA, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This ebook is a record of Luisa ( Louisa ) and Lemiso Kaihea Fotu of Tonga who had 16 children and I have documented their families to October 2016 in a series of 5 ebooks. This eBook documents the families of: Malia Kamela Save aka Ofa, Selemana Soakai Tai
Karbala, The Complete Picture
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
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.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
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 Wings of the Dragon: PLA Air Force (PLAAF) Rapid Conventional Force Projection: Beyond Taiwan? China's Use of Force, Intent, Potential Force Scenarios, Combat Enablers, Bomber Capability
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book assesses the state of capability within the PLA Air Force, both at present and also based on a projection for 2020, in order to determine the range of options for China's leadership to rapidly project conventional force in terms of coercive, assertive or constructive actions.
Georgina: Holocaust Memoirs: True Holocaust Survivor Stories from the Darkest Days of the Holocaust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
Holocaust Memoirs: Georgina: True Holocaust Survivor Stories from the Darkest Days of the Holocaust An Incredible True Story of Survival Audacity and Deception from the Darkest Days of the Holocaust. December 1944 whilst heavy snows fall over Budapest and soldiers battle for the streets, Georgina a young Jewish woman, is nearly starving to death with her new born son.
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
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
History of Vietnam War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Vietnam War, fought between 1955 and formally ending in 1975. It was this war that would shape southeast Asia for decades to come and would also be remembered by the atrocities and the number of casualties reported so far. Some of the events that happened during Vietnam War still remain a mystery and a case of 1,610 missing US soldiers still remains an unresolved case.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
A Walking Tour of Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 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 Pottstown, 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.
The Battle of Nibley Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 3 1942-1943
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
This diary is the 3rd in a series of four volumes written by Ruby Side Thompson. They document her experience about World War Two in England and the London Blitz. The diaries are unique, written from a woman's experience during war time. They include Ruby's opinions written only for the privacy of her diary. Her views are often ahead of her time.