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Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
Faithful through Hard Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary 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. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
James Madison American Prophet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Rather amazingly, James Madison foresaw many of the problems we face in America today. He foresaw our modern obsession with individual rights, the dangers of judicial activism, the problems of a war presidency, and the economic difficulties that can bring a nation to ruin. Most importantly, as America's preeminent political visionary, he also saw how these problems can be solved.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
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Series: Humanist Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Swimming With Katrina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 Year History of the Asian Law Caucus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 year history of the Asian Law Caucus” by Sam Cacas shines a bright light upon the Korematsu decision and the first Asian Pacific American class action employment discrimination case - often ignored American legal history which Asian Pacific Americans have been involved in and which the Asian Law Caucus pioneered including the.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.75 from 24 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
Наследие татар
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The autobiography of an Area 51 veteran selected to serve with a 23-man special projects team for the CIA, and how the secret life affected his family. His odyssey starts with Army intelligence in Korea, Army missiles and radar in Europe, to NASA X-15 flights, the CIA A-12 surveillance plane, exploitation of Soviet MiG planes, Soviet radar, the early stealth prototypes at Area 51, and today.
The Cold War: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern
This book about the Cold War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the major events of the Cold War including the Berlin Airlift, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Dirty Money
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 10 · Opinions and essays, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this brief history of banking, the author traces the shadow of corruption that has followed the banking industry throughout recorded history accompanied by lavish illustrations.
Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
RAF Flights Since 1918 Book 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This completes the set of four books detailing RAF (FAA) Flights since 1918. Completing the the un-numbered namde flights with detailed acounts of a number of specific units including The Rapid Landing Flt for jets in bad weather, Kings Flt/Queens Flt and all types and serials used by the Royal Flt and No.32 Sqdn. BoBMF and all aircraft and serials Special Duties and Special Survey Flts and Belize
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Two: U. S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping describes the logistics and tactics of General U. S. Grant during the Vicksburg campaign and the role that maps played in his maneuvers.