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Free History (NonFiction) eBooks: 10-31-2014

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The Atomic Times: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving Ground
By Michael Harris
Subgenre: United States
(84 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 288
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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is one of the most celebrated military treatises, read by military and business strategists alike. This version is translated by noted scholar Lionel Giles.A table of contents is included….

The Art of War
By Sun Tzu
Subgenre: Strategy
(1103 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 46
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Common Sense is perhaps the most famous pamphlet written by political activist Thomas Paine in 1776. The pro-independence pamphlet was the best selling book in America. A table of contents is included….

Common Sense
By Thomas Paine
Subgenre: Revolution & Founding
(225 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 59
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BRONZE MEDAL WINNER in Military Writers Society of America 2013 Annual Competition! It`s August, 1969. Hamilton Hamfist Hancock has been shot down over Laos, and must use all his skill, and luck, to avoid capture and certain, violent death. To facilitate his rescue, he must become a ground FAC and direct airstrikes against North Vietnamese targets …

Hamfist Down!: Evasion, Survival and Combat in the Jungle (Hamfist Trilogy Part 2)
By G. E. Nolly
Subgenre: Aviation
(173 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 238
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Trail of Thread: A Woman`s Westward Journey, Historical Letters 1854-1855
Trail of Thread Series, Book 1
Taste the dust of the road and feel the wind in your face as you travel with a Kentucky family by wagon train to the new territory of Kansas in 1854.
Find out what it was like for the thousands of families who made the cross-country journey i…

Trail of Thread (Trail of Thread Series)
By Linda Hubalek
Subgenre: Civil War
(123 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 124
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What really incites parents to kill their children?
This collection of “Filicidal Killers” provides a gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. Parents Who Killed their Children depicts ten of the most notorious and horrific cases of homicidal parental units out of control. People like–Andrea Yates, Diane Downs…

Parents Who Killed Their Children: (Filicide)
By RJ Parker
Subgenre: Crime & Criminals
(105 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 280
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”I can`t kill Nazis if I`m dead. . .” Solomon ShalenskyAfter researching the transcripts of the Nuremburg Trials and interviewing `The Remnant` or Jewish survivors of the holocaust, many still living in Israel; Othniel Seiden was compelled to write their startling and remarkable stories of World War II. In this stunning and compelling historical no…

The Remnant – Stories of the Jewish Resistance in WWII (Boomer Book Series)
By Othniel J. Seiden
Subgenre: Jewish
(70 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 390
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Money for Old Rope – Part 2 is the second ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and p…

Money for Old Rope – Part 2 (The Big Book of Everything Else)
By Albert Jack
Subgenre: Humor
(17 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 301
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Want to learn more about history, but don’t think you have the time? Think again.The Gulf of Tonkin Incident was actually two separate incidents that occurred in the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964, in which the USS Maddox engaged North Vietnamese forces. There is no doubt that the first incident took place, and that the Maddox was targeted by torpedo boats…

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident: A Very Brief History
By Mark Black
Subgenre: 20th Century
(16 customer reviews)
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“Attack after attack after attack! Now you are nothing but a bundle of nerves ready to explode. The mere sight of an approaching suicide plane is nerve racking-they appear to plunge through gunfire as if it doesn’t exist. The feeling is like having ice water run through your veins. A tingling sensation runs through your nerves. Your heart poun…

Kamikaze Nightmare
By Ron Burt
Subgenre: Military
(12 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 220
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What was British Tommy’s role in the War Between the American States? Much more than he wanted, you may be sure. Shanghaied to California in late 1860, Tommy’s genius for finding trouble (and ability to weasel right out again) asserts itself from the word go.Tommy finds himself caught up in the secret world of the Committee of Thirty and the Knigh…

Sir Thomas ‘British Tommy’ Armstrong and The War Between the States
By Barry Tighe
Subgenre: 19th Century
(9 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 338
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Elof Dahlberg emigrated to the United States from Sweden in the late 1800′s. This is a very short autobiography he wrote in 1929 talking about the struggles and triumphs of a Scandinavian immigrant in the 19th and 20th century….

The Autobiography of Elof Dahlberg
By Elof Dahlberg
Subgenre: Historical
(4 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 9
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An essay describing the war of words between James Longstreet and Jubal Early after the end of the Civil War. This bitter feud ultimately saw Longstreet becoming the scapegoat of the South after its defeat and Early the leader of the “Lee Cult”, a group of Confederate veterans who turned Robert E. Lee into an icon….

The Making of a Southern Villain: The James Longstreet – Jubal Early Feud
By John D. Cox
Subgenre: 19th Century
(3 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 11
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The novel begins on May 10, 1941 in Scotland. Rupert Garfield, German translator for England’s Military Intelligence Section 6 receives a mysterious call to ready himself for work, while on holiday with his family.
Within an hour, he is rushed to a farm where Nazi German Deputy Reichsfuerher Rudolf Hess has secretly landed in a Messersc…

Occult House: Book One
By Robert Bennett
Subgenre: World War II
(2 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 297
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*Includes pictures
*Includes the musicians’ own quotes about their lives and careers
*Includes a bibliography of each for further reading
*Includes a table of contents
Born in Mississippi, a young kid named Elvis Presley came to Memphis as a teenager and changed music forever. Fusing country and rhythm and blues with rock, Elvis brought traditiona…

The Sounds of the ’50s: The Lives and Music of Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash and Buddy Holly
By Charles River Editors
Subgenre: Composers & Musicians
(2 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 152
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While escorting his sister to a carnival, a young man encounters a gypsy fortune-teller who makes a startling prediction. As she stares into the numerous lines that crossed his palm, she prophesied that this bloody hand would forever change the course of history. Although his sister assured him that the ranting of the disturbed woman was no cause…

This Bloody Hand
By Tommy Arrowood
Subgenre: Civil War
(1 customer reviews)
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We all love a good mystery, don’t we? And by all, I mean each and every one of us are, or will be, captivated at one time or another by a decent, real-life mystery; either one of the world’s best, or something on a smaller scale such.
But writing a book on just one of these would have been relatively easy. The challenge came from researching lots …

Mysterious World: The World’s Top Ten Mysteries Solved
By Albert Jack
Subgenre: Humor
(1 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 94
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork….

The Life of George Washington [NOOK Book]
By Washington Irving
Subgenre: United States History
(23 customer reviews)
File size: 3 MB
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Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for its bold refutation of earlier accounts of the war, but its brilliant analysis and balanced tone le…

The Naval War of 1812 [NOOK Book]
By Theodore Roosevelt
Subgenre: Military History
(11 customer reviews)
File size: 295 KB
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In October 1973, the State of Israel was invaded by Egyptian and Syrian forces. Despite early losses, Israel managed to outfight its opponents. The brief and bloody Yom Kippur War stands as a unique chapter in modern military history. Fought primarily by tank units, the war became a story not only of battle strategy and tactics, but also one of hum…

The Heights Of Courage [NOOK Book]
By Avigdor Kahalani
Subgenre: Military History
(9 customer reviews)
File size: 375 KB
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This is Edith Wharton’s vivid account of both her public and her private life. With richness and delicacy, it describes the sophisticated New York society in which Wharton spent her youth, and chronicles her travels throughout Europe and her literary success as an adult….

A Backward Glance [NOOK Book]
By Edith Wharton
Subgenre: Social Sciences
(11 customer reviews)
File size: 598 KB
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Eyewitness to the Indian Wars The author of this book, Captain John Bourke, served on Crook’s staff for sixteen years between 1870-86. This put him in an ideal position to witness campaigns against the Indian tribes on the Western Plains, waged by the United States Army under the command of a general who was described by Sherman as ‘the greatest In…

On The Border With Crook [NOOK Book]
By John G. Bourke
Subgenre: Military History
(4 customer reviews)
File size: 2 MB
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A proposal to move the academic area of digital media and learning toward more coherence….

New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and ”Worked Examples” as One Way Forward [NOOK Book]
By James Paul Gee
Subgenre: Social Sciences
(1 customer reviews)
File size: 166 KB
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This is a short autobiographical account of my transition from someone who was identified as male at birth, but was never happy that way. After several years, I realized that not only was I meant to be a woman, but that I had the means to become my true self. While this book contains adult content, it is not an “adult” book in the classic meaning o…

The Unpaved Road
By Robyn Jane Sheppard
(2 customer reviews)
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