Books tagged: colonialism

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The Iron Snake
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Historical » General
It's 1897, a period marred by unrest in colonial Africa. Back in Britain, stories abound about the wild nature of the African railroad line. The tabloid term, 'Lunatic Express,' seems to fit. Join the spirited Alice McConnell, the Honorable Geoffrey Stanford and a host of fascinating characters as they witness Africa's first steps into the modern era and the transformation of their own lives.
The True Story of the Death of Captain James Cook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Native Hawaiians have long been confused by the history they learn at school, which doesn’t match up with the family stories they have heard so often from their elders. Drawing on oral histories and personal interviews with elderly Hawaiians, author Jack Kelly presents this first essay in a series of modern treatments of Hawaiian history.
A Little Help from Our Friends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
An illustrated history of America's effort to improve the speed of international mail communication mail by using European air carriers during the pioneer era of air mail development, 1921-1939. The book looks at cooperative agreements with Britain, France, the Netherlands and others to carry mail from Americans to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
Treason: The Violation of Trust
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"Treason" is about first settlers in colonial North America. They were Puritans in the 17th Century, Quakers in the 18th Century, in the Loyalist Diaspora to Shelburne, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution, and Canadian soldiers in the trenches of World War I. It is about their life and times, of the politic individuals who held sway, and the cause and effect of their use and abuse of power.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.
The Final Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short story that goes with Bem Le Hunte's bestselling novel, 'The Seduction of Silence.'
Heads Up
Price: Free! Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
The first e-publication of The Royalties, a collective of Australian writers who have come together to create new models of publishing for writers worldwide.
Robin and the Rubicelle Fusiliers
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 48,670. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
'Robin and The Rubicelle Fusiliers' is a 'must' for any child or adult wanting to capture the feeling of being in England during the height of The Blitz. It is suitable reading for 9 years upwards. The story is told through the eyes and experiences of 11-year-old Robin Rubins, who becomes an evacuee and is sent to live with his war veteran Grandfather Potter in the countryside.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism - including full original text by Lenin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Lenin's Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism" was published in the summer of 1917. Although one of Lenin's shorter works, it is widely recognised as being one of his most immediately influential. The introduction by historian Rupert Matthews sets the book in its historic setting and explains why it was such a profoundly influential work when it first came out.