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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been by Paul Drye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
The Sacred History of Being by Thomas Yaeger
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.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter by Randolph Mains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War by Bob Kern
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
Chicano Manifesto by Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
Ngũ đại binh thư Trung Hoa (Lục thao,Tôn Tử, Ngô Tử, Tam lược, Tân thư) by Dong A Sang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đã tập hợp năm cuốn binh pháp lừng danh kim cổ: 1. Khương Tử Nha – Lục thao. 2. Tôn Võ – Tôn Tử binh pháp. 3. Ngô Khởi – Ngô tử. 4. Hoàng Thạch Công – Tam lược. 5. Gia Cát Lượng – Tân thư.
Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 128,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Кніга "Таямніцы полацкай гісторыі" зрабіла пераварот у светаразуменні беларусаў. Мы сталі вывучаць сваё, а не тое, што адбывалася за тры моры ад Беларусі.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
American History: Things That Even Your Teachers Didn't Know by Albert Jack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,330. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
American History is the second ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. (Money for Old Rope is the first in the series) In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the wo
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25 by Randolph Mains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: 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.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume I The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) by Justin Cahill
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Reference
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australian and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume I, The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) follows the arrest of Solomon Bockerah and his transportation to Sydney on the notorious Second Fleet and the spectacular rise and fall of the emancipist Sydney merchant, John Laurie.
Money for Old Rope: The Big Book of History & Origins by Albert Jack
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
Sam Smith, Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore & Helped Win the War of 1812 by Robert Dudley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Sam Smith saved America in the War of 1812! Discover how our nation was preserved in the "second war for independence." 200 years ago, the British sought to retake America and almost succeeded, until they met 62 year old Sam Smith, Major General, sitting U.S. Senator, owner of a shipping company in Baltimore, and distinguished veteran of the American Revolution. Meet this Star-Spangled Hero today!
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
What Israel Has Learned about Security by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships by James Duermeyer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis by Richard Cottrell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.