Books tagged: history 20th century

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The Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Tara. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots. Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.
On My Watch ~ Behind the News Book I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
ON MY WATCH is a first-person, “eye-witness” account of life in the years between the Great Depression of the 1920s and the Great Recession of the 2000s. A fully illustrated 400-page soft-cover memoir reflecting on South Africa and its wavering democracy.
A study on RAF Perton
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
My Great Grandad Was a Soldier
Series: Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
My Great Grandad Was A Soldier is a gentle introduction to a time in history – The Second World War. A young boy called Jacob discovers his great grandad's uniform and becomes inquisitive. With a foreword by Simon Weston C.B.E., this book, beautifully illustrated by Lynn Costelloe, is published in aid of ‘Care After Combat’ as part of the new CRIMSON CARES range of books.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
The Visitor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
What happens when someone travels into the past to deliver an message about the future, but ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time? Would those unintended recipients of the future warning be able to stop the atrocities of the 20th Century? Or, in spite of man’s ability to travel through time, would God’s sovereignty demand that the horrible events of history’s past can never be changed?
How To Be A Perfect Farm Wife
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Weddings » Bride preparation, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Questions posed by farm wives are answered by farmer’s wife and writer Lorna Sixsmith. She knows what it is like to have the village appraise your signature dish, how to stay calm during the dreaded “testing”, how to interpret “farm speak”, and what to do to keep the cows happy. More importantly she knows how to cheat to give the impression you are a PERFECT farm wife.
Fate and Asparagus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Biographical
As a young boy grows up, his grandfather’s wartime stories become darker and more complex. What really happened on 10 September 1914, when German troops overran the Belgian village of Haacht, and how can we ever make sense of the past?