Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | War | Military | World | Civilization | Modern / 20th Century | Family history | History of things | Middle East | Biography | Russian | Social history | All sub-categories >>
Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA. The Detroit "race riots" of 1967. "I was there!"
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 66,400. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » North America
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Radio: One Woman's Family in War and Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Greenskills Press d/b/a/ Greenskills Associates LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This eyewitness account of World War II social history, women's progress and the Golden Years of Radio is woven into one woman's humorous and poignant autobiography of her family struggles and her attempts to fulfill her creative dreams. Praised by one reviewer as "laugh-aloud funny, sometimes reminiscent of Cheaper by the Dozen."
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Catesby's Holy War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
The book relates the story in a dramatized form bringing the characters to life involved in a plot conceived and implemented by a group of religious fanatics, led not by Guy Fawkes, as everyone seems to believe, but by Robert Catesby, a charismatic but wild young man from a privileged background, the Bin Laden of his time.
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.
Grey Blue Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
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 Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This historical essay takes readers back to the Bronze Age, some 3,500 years ago, at a time when men of power were viewed as living gods. Using sociology, anthropology and etymology, it asks pertinent questions and dissects the biblical Covenant to explore an innovative and thought provoking interpretation that exposes this story like never before.
He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,240. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017 by Androgynous Papers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
He Will Rule as God unveils the true history of ancient Israel and Judah. The controversial publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.
The Land is Bright
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
From an English manor, to a log cabin in the British Columbia interior. An eye-opening adventure through the eyes of a new arrival. Alert, imaginative writing.
Until the Wheels Fall Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a night flying WWII pilot and artist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork we find a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that was intrinsic to a Navy squadron’s daily life in the South Pacific.
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.
Understanding Ancient Thought
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
There are many puzzling things about the peoples of the ancient world. Why did they practice the sacrifice of animals? Why did they think they could understand the future by examining the entrails and the liver of a ram? What was the logic beneath the practice of magic? This collection of essays attempts, as far as possible, to understand the ancient world within its original context.
Lilly's Album - Based on True Story
Price: $7.99 $7.19 USD. (10% off!) Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance. This unusual novel written by me, holocaust survivor's son, is based on the trials and tribulations of my family that took place between the first and second world wars.It is a heart rendering tale of the journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and eventual death.
A Journey Through Ephesus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Ephesus was one of the most influential cities in the Roman Empire. It also served as a base of operations for the Apostle Paul’s ministry to Asia Minor. So when Paul wrote Ephesians, he wrote to a city that he knew would influence the entire region. The Greco-Roman culture of the city emerges when we understand Paul’s purpose and audience in this comprehensive study of the book of Ephesians.
Conversations with the Crow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Basilisk Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The final, transcribed conversations of Robert Trumbull Crowley - former Deputy Director of Clandestine Operations for the CIA
The Christian Discovery of Tibet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Over the centuries Christian missionaries made their way east from Jerusalem through China. This reached a high point with the Portuguese in the 15th century. Jesuit missionaries accompanied the explorers as far as Japan and founded over 800 missions. This book ends with the astounding story of Padre António de Andrade who went over the Himalayas to Tibet where he founded a mission in 1625.
Somborski sinovi udovice - Storija o masonstvu - Slobodno zidarstvo u Somboru u periodu 1897-2017
Price: $3.95 $3.56 USD. (10% off!) Words: 92,710. Language: Serbian. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies
Ova knjiga je informativnog karaktera namenjena onima koji žele da znaju više o masonstvu. Koristeći postojeće dokumente i arhivsku građu, pokušali smo da damo odgovore na mnoga pitanja u vezi nastanka i uloge masonstva putujući kroz istorijske epohe, od pradavnih vremena do slobodnog zidarstva u vojvođanskom gradu Somboru između 1897. i 2017.