Books tagged: antebellum

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Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
The Crystal Palace New York City Its Splendor And Destruction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
The Crystal Palace was a resplendent iron age edifice built in Manhattan from European designs. The original Crystal Palace, constructed in London's Hyde Park, opened in 1851. The American structure was built specifically for the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations. Too soon the Crystal Palace was being used to store lumber, canvas and other easily combustible materials. It burned in 1858.
Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella
Price: Free! Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.67)
Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
A Void to Avoid
You set the price! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.50)
Down on his luck Henry Pickman receives a just in time inheritance. As it turns out it's more than he bargained for.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Look Up, Natchez! A Walking Tour of Natchez, Mississippi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Natchez, Mississippi is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Night the Stars Fell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Someone is murdering the men she loves. Throughout it all, the one thing Catharine "Cat" Taylor can depend on is the friendship of her lifelong companion Lizzie, a plantation slave. Then Lizzie is sold. Now Cat must decide - do nothing, or risk everything to save her friend and to bring a murderer to justice. Either way, the decision may cost Cat her life.
Honor and Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00)
When 14-year-old Sissy discovers she's not simply the dark skinned friend of the Davis family, she's devastated. The truth destroys everything she's ever known about herself.
Dark Horseman: Mystery, Adventure, and Romance in Regency Virginia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by Boom-Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When her beloved Belmont goes up in flames, Victoria "Tory" Allen jumps on a horse to save her injured grandfather. Her childhood sweetheart, Grandall's nephew Charles, is sure he can tame this unconventional belle...until the old man hires a stranger, Ned Finn, to train the new hunters. Who is Finn? Can either man in this "battle of stallions" help Tory save Belmont without breaking her heart?
Life Under Slavery: Autobiographies of Three American Slaves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Autoibiographies of three pre-Civil War African-American slaves."Northerners know nothing at all about Slavery. They think it is perpetual bondage only. They have no conception of the depth of degradation involved in that word, slavery; if they had, they would never cease their efforts until so horrible a system was overthrown."