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A Tale of Two Nations
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Aug. 31!) Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Tale of Two Nations is the story of North American countries that found themselves embroiled in an European war – one by circumstance and one by choice. The book discusses two pivotal events from each year of the Great War – one from an American perspective and one from a Canadian one – and reveals how newspapers at the time handled wartime coverage.
STAND UP: An Archive Collection of the Bay Area Asian American Movement 1968-1974
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Stand Up chronicles the beginnings of the 1960s-70s Bay Area Asian American movement. Includes primary documents and analysis of the movement from the perspective of its participants. Includes materials from the Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), the International Hotel anti-eviction coalitions, the Asian Community Center (ACC) and others
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.
The Covenant - On the Origin of the Abrahamic Faith, by Means of Deification
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,600. 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.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 2. Запланированное поражение и Катынь
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 2, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
В книге 2 рассматриваются события начального периода войны Германии и СССР. Автор доказывает, что поражения Красной Армии были следствием исполнения заранее продуманного плана. Нападение Гитлера освободило Сталина от договора с Германией и создало условия для союзнических отношений с Великобританией и США. Это и было целью Сталина. События Катыни доказывают справедливость этой концепции.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 1. Как начать мировую войну
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Загадочные события начала войны между Германией и СССР были элементами гигантского сталинского плана будущей мировой войны, который начал разрабатываться и воплощаться в жизнь задолго до ее начала. Анализируя события, предшествовавшие началу войны, автор доказывает, что главной причиной как Второй мировой войны, так и Великой Отечественной войны стала целенаправленная политика Сталина.
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.
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.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
The Citizen Cannot Complain
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » American
Why have Americans lost “the rights of all mankind”? Rights have responsibilities. Those who evade their responsibilities lose their rights. People who are otherwise responsible are cunningly deceived into waiving their rights. They become snared into waiving their God-given rights. Once the citizen waives his rights, he has no right to complain. You have been assimilated. Resistance is futile.
Запретная история России. Сборник 2
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The collection includes works by various authors, lifts the veil on the concealment of the fact of the existence of Perm, Tartary, and a cosmic catastrophe 1812-16 in the Northern Hemisphere, questioning the traditional base of Washington in the 18th century.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
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.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
(5.00 from 1 review)
How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
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.
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.
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.
Malta: Women, History, Books and Places
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book delves deep into the history of Malta and famous women such as Florence Nightingale, Emma Hamilton and Vera Brittain who all began arriving in Malta in 1800 after French Revolutionary occupation. The history of women in Malta and the places in which they had their being are told and described through the writing of women: archaeology, history, travel, memoirs and literature.