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Guns,Germs, and Steel | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Learn About The History Of World Power In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!! Diamond says that twenty-five years ago he met a politician in what is now Papua New Guinea, Yali, who asked why white people had so many things, but black people did not. The book attempts to provide answers to the question: Why have Eurasian people been the dominant wealth and power...
Perivale - Its Manor, Church and Patronage
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
The book revises and updates Eric Beavis' researched and published book in1963. New and additional photographs are included, particularly of the Old Rectory. The story of "The Friend's of St. Mary's, Perivale" tells how the community sought a future use for the ancient Church after being declared redundant in1976. Now established as a small classical music and arts venue in W. London.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
The Elusive Ancestor
Series: Danny McPherson, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Elusive Ancestor Follow along as Will McPherson makes his way across 1861 America from Virginia, to a new life in Oregon. Now go with Danny McPherson, a hundred and forty years later, as he searches for this ancestor, whose story has been lost in time.