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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.
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.
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.
The Danish Navy 1850-1943 - Through The Lens by Søren Nørby & Jakob Seerup
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the Danish navy is here presented along with more than 150 photographs from the period 1850 - 1943. The motifs are humorous, dramatic and sometimes tragic. They are snapshots from a nearly 100-year period of a proud Danish fleet - and put together show a part of the unique history of Denmark.
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.
Robin Hood Existed by Michael Reuel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
There might be no historical evidence for Robin Hood existing, but folklorist Michael Reuel claims it can be proven anyway by an in-depth study of the wealth of folkloric evidence available. Thanks to Reuel’s fresh and innovative study, for the first time fans of the outlaw will feel able to approach the legend without concerning themselves with the possibility that someone might have made him up.
Absalon And Esbern Snare. The Danish Navy’s Support Ships Of The Absalon Class by Søren Nørby & Tom Wismann
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: American English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The two Danish support ships Absalon and Esbern Snare are a symbol of the new Danish Navy that has emerged following the end of the Cold War.
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 ?
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler by Valerie Foster
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
Edith's Story by Edith Velmans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All by David Fitzgerald
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. Employing research from historians all across the theological spectrum, NAILED shows how the evidence points to a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a purely mythic Christ.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos by Daniel Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.