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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
The Sacred History of Being
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
Trace Your Roots
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Discover your ancestors. Grow your family tree. Full of effective tips and advice on tracing your family's history, from gathering background information and deciphering old documents, to discovering and consulting less well-known records and reading between the lines when tackling civil resources. Trace your Roots is an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for every budding genealogist.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Icebox Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Research Prehistory of Vietnam under Chinese Classical Astronomy and Text
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book affirms that Nan Jiao 南交 , Jiao Zhi 交阯 , Xiang Jun 象郡 , Jiu Zhen 九真, and Ri Nan 日南 are united concepts related to Chinese Classical Astronomy.
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.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
Historie VG3 - Studieressurs
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
En studieressurs for elever, studenter og privatister som som vil gjøre det bra til eksamen!
The Billion Dollar Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Hoffman’s look into the story of Tolkachev, the billion-dollar spy, is exciting and thrilling, while also being a tragic emotional roller coaster. Hoffman presents the events in such a way the raises the stakes of each operation to its peak. Every meeting, whether between Tolkachev or another of the spies featured in the book is supplemented by the exact right amount of background information
Summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard….Summarized by J.J. Holt
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 3. Политика обмана.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: Russian. Published: May 14, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Когда Сталин создал свой план? Какова была его главная цель? Когда и как он начал его реализовывать? В чем состоял этот план? Каковы были его этапы? Как Сталин добился его осуществления? Что было целью Сталина — победа над Германией или расширение границ коммунистической империи? На все эти все эти вопросы читатель получит исчерпывающие ответы из этого исторического исследования.
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 256,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Kigezi Mountain Mosaic (256,000 words & 140 photos) explores the land, wildlife, culture, history and religion of Kigezi colonial district (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu & Rukungiri) in south-west Uganda from earliest times to the present. It includes descriptions of national parks, wildlife (Mountain Gorilla), and people with biographies, contemporary descriptions and an extensive bibliography.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Canadian Bushwacker: A Lifetime in the Wilderness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was lucky to have spent my early years in the bush at a time when the old-timers were still there. There were many of them bunked up in little cabins up and down the line: old men, many crippled by accidents, arthritis or age, fellows just waiting for the end. Yet they were still strong of spirit, content and pleased to share their story. They were all men with amplified personalities, ....
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Midnight Train to Siberia
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.