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Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region by Dennis Daily
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
Lost Bastards by L Todd Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 2 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.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized by J.J. Holt
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
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
Checkmate: Clans and Castles by P.M. Terrell
Series: Checkmate. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,580. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A window into the ancestors of anyone of Scot-Irish descent… In 1608, William Neely left Scotland for Ireland. Surrounded by powerful clans that had ruled for over a thousand years, he came to know chieftains including Cahir O’Doherty who burned Derry and launched a rebellion, putting in motion a chain of events that would transform Ireland and mark Cahir O’Doherty as the Last Gaelic Irish King.
Summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard by J.J. Holt
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
Unacknowledged: An Expose of the World's Greatest Secret by Steven Greer M.D.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by A&M Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
The Biggest Lie in History is about to be Shattered. UFOs are real. Extraterrestrials have been interacting with humans since World War II. We mastered gravity control in 1954. Free, clean energy systems could have replaced fossil fuels long ago And now, 70 years after Roswell the witnesses to that lie are speaking out to set humanity back on the right path.
A Chronology of the Kings of Denkyira by Zaza Dentu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
One of the earliest Akan Empires was formed by Denkyira whose skill in statesmanship and governance was surpassed by none and to be copied by latter Empires such as the Asanti Empire. The Denkyira Empire then controlled all the Akan states led by their all powerful Agona Royal Family. The Chief Priest of the ruling Agona Family was Okomfo Anokye who became famous in the Asante Empire.
The Cotswolds - Not Just a Pretty Place by Christopher Knowles
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
The Cotswolds is a region in the west of England famed for its wonderful scenery and gorgeous villages. This book is out of the ordinary because it describes in depth a selection of the most interesting places, many of which are unknown except to the conoscenti. It is the only written companion you need to get the best out of the area.
Tam quốc chí - Sách lược và mưu kế tranh hùng. by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Lịch sử kể chuyện về những biến cố, những thăng trầm của những triều đại, có chuyện vui chuyện buồn, có điều hay điều dở, có thể tin hoặc không tin. Nhưng vấn đề là ta tự hỏi lịch sử có giúp ta hiểu thêm được thân phận con người ? Có hướng dẫn ta trong sự phán đoán và hành động ? Có chỉ cho ta cách đối phó với những bất ngờ trong đời sống hoặc những nỗi phù trầm của thời đại ?
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Chris Nicholl, Calvin P. Otto, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
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.
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict by Progressive Management
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
The Complete Horten Aircraft LIne by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This contains three-view line drawings of every Horten Brothers aircraft designed and/or built between 1931 and 1977.
2017 U.S. Navy Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Ships, and Equipment: Updated Program Guide - Aircraft, Jets, Carriers, Submarines, Missiles, Electronics, Surface Combatants, Science, Technology by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fully illustrated and updated for 2017, this massive report provides details about hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - patrol craft, carriers, ships, aircraft, nuclear submarines, transports, helicopters, electronic systems, and much more. Every major ongoing project of the Navy is comprehensively described in the 2017 Navy Program Guide.
Thuật hùng biện của người Trung Hoa by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với quý bạn trên 40 thuật hùng biện, thuộc ba lĩnh vực : du thuyết, can gián và giao tiếp, với gần 100 mẩu đối thoại của các nhà hùng biện nổi tiếng trong lịch sử Trung Hoa và những 20 mẩu chuyện lí thú khác.
Bernice and John: Finally Meeting Your Parents Who Died a Long Time Ago by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
"Bernice and John" is post-war Oklahoma history as seen through the eyes of a petroleum geologist who graduated from OU in 1935, and his highly perceptive wife who, upon being given a diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 47, decided to go to college. Part memoir and part social-political commentary, B&J makes a powerful argument for Oklahoma as the model of our evolving nation,
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee by Joanne Collicott McGuigan
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.
Tôn Tử binh pháp - Từ chiến trường đến thương trường. by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đề cập những nghệ thuật, mưu lược, quyết sách giành thắng lợi trên thương trường ; phân tích và ứng dụng gần 100 vấn đề liên quan thương trường và có gần 100 ví dụ hấp dẫn về hoạt động quân sự và hoạt động kinh doanh.