Books tagged: history 1960s

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The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.
Head for the Hills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
HEAD FOR THE HILLS is a compelling and humorous autobiographical eyewitness account of the early days of Hollywood and some of its iconic stars.
Stalin on Kureyka
Price: $5.83 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"About monuments to Stalin on Kureyka" which were established twice and were twice destroyed at different times. The last time in 2006
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
National Service Fifty Years Ago: Life of a Medical Conscript in West Africa
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This narrative, which took place immediately after Nigerian independence from colonial rule, is Corps officer, serving in the Royal Nigerian Army in newly independent Nigeria. Apart from medical duties, he acquired a great deal of information on the Atlantic slave trade, much of which was centred on the Nigerian coast.
A Leap of Faith.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea. Please leave a review if you liked this little tale. Thank you.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.