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Countess Daisy

by Arne Handberg Jakobsen Lulu.com (November 24, 2014)

A historical novel about the young Danish Countess' dramatic life, which brought her to St. John in the Danish West Indies to grow coffee like her cousin Karen Blixen did in Kenya.


Full Circle: Death and Resurrection In Canadian Conservative Politics

by Bob Plamondon eBookIt.com (November 21, 2014)

Full Circle tells the dramatic story of how the Canadian conservative movement was fractured in the 1990s and how it was restored to glory and was returned to power in 2006. It recounts the humiliating defeat...


The Great Polar Fraud

by Anthony Galvin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

In 1910 Roald Amundsen set off from Oslo toward the North Pole but soon received word that two Americans—Frederick Cook and Robert Peary—each claimed to have reached the Pole ahead of him. Devastated, Amundsen...


The Worst World Disasters of All Time

by Kevin Baker & Jayne Baker eBookIt.com (November 03, 2014)

The Worst World Disasters of All Time is an overview of the most terrible disaster events in recorded history.

Caution: Because of the nature of this book, some readers may find some of the content and pictures...


The Illustrated History of Guns

by The Berman Museum of World History, Chuck Wills & Robert Lindley Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

See the history of civilization through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms!

The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating...


From Pole to Pole

by Garth James Cameron Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less...


Stalking the Spirit: In a Do-It-Yourself Church

by Marjory Zoet Bankson Wipf and Stock (August 18, 2014)

What happens when a church chooses to subdivide instead of getting bigger? In 1976, the Church of the Saviour in Washington, DC, did just that. Stalking the Spirit is the story of Seekers Church, a second-generation...


Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic

by Phil Mason Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history...


California's Gold Rush Bandito!: True Stories of Joaquin Murrieta

by Kelley Cadwallader Lulu Publishing Services (September 26, 2014)

True stories of the Legendary Master Bandit of the Gold Rush Era, and his notorious gang members as they terrorize the immigrant miners throughout California. What were the true motivating factors of these ruthless...


Jazz Survivor: The Story of Louis Bannet, Horn Player of Auschwitz

by Ken Shuldman eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

This is the true story of Louis Bannet, a Jewish jazz musician known throughout Europe in the 1930's and 40's as The Dutch Louis Armstrong. The story travels from the nightclubs of Amsterdam to the nightmares...


Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid

by Prescott Sr. Rawlings eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Atlantis, the Great Flood and the Asteroid examines the evidence for an asteroid impact in early human prehistory which interrupted the progression of human development. It considers whether a large asteroid...


Wheat Fields

by Joseph A. Byrne eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Wheat Fields is the story about the social trauma of change brought on by the introduction of the mobile combine harvester. On another level, the story is about the very meaning of life. Of particular interest...


The Real Hornblower

by Bryan Perrett Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began...


Prevail

by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...


Captivity of the Oatman Girls

by Royal B. Stratton Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

A dramatic true story of captivity on the American frontier.

In 1851, on route to California in a covered wagon, the Oatman family was brutally attacked by Apache Indians. Six family members were murdered on...


Brick Greek Myths

by Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares...


Buddy Bolden's Storyville Blues

by Peter Nissen Lulu.com (September 24, 2014)

In the USA around 1900, the blacks in the South are robbed of the rights they were granted after the Civil War, and New Orleans is like a powder keg. The young beautiful Creole girl Nora Bass, living with the...


The Kaiser's Pirates

by Nick Hewitt Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

The Kaiser’s Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting...


Anti-Semitism

by Theodore Isaac Rubin Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

A groundbreaking work on the psychodynamics of bigotry and anti-Semitism.

As a child, Ted Rubin could not understand why some people hated him and his family only because they were Jews. He soon discovered that...


Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War

by Tim Rowland & J.W. Howard Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don’t get told, and the misadventures you haven’t read about in history books. Share in all the humorous...


The Zulus at War

by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....


The Prairie Traveler

by Randolph B. Marcy Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

The first and finest handbook for travelers of the Old American West.

First published in 1859, The Prairie Traveler was the indispensable book for looking to follow the American dream, pull up stakes, head into...


The Demise of Virtue in Virtual America: The Moral Origins of the Great Recession

by David Bosworth Front Porch Republic Books (August 27, 2014)

Although the financial disaster of 2008 proved devastatingly quick, the evolution of the bad faith that drove the collapse is a more gradual story, and one that David Bosworth powerfully narrates in The Demise...


Mere Believers: How Eight Faithful Lives Changed the Course of History

by Marc Baer Cascade Books (October 29, 2013)

Does God use flawed people despite their shortcomings? Mere Believers tells the stories of eight remarkable men and women living in tumultuous times, revealing surprising and inspirational answers. William Wilberforce...


Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800

by Ulrich L. Lehner Cascade Books (October 22, 2013)

Following the Council of Trent (1545-1563), Catholic religious orders underwent substantial reform. Nevertheless, on occasion monks and nuns had to be disciplined and--if they had committed a crime--punished....


The Year's Work in Medievalism, 2011

by Edward L. Risden Wipf and Stock (December 20, 2012)

The Year's Work in Medievalism includes vetted essays from the Studies in Medievalism--now International Society for the Study of Medievalism--annual conference and from submissions to the editor throughout...


The Maleness of Jesus: Is It Good News for Women?

by Neil H. Williams Cascade Books (October 01, 2010)

At the center of Christianity is Jesus of Nazareth--whose maleness is used by many to justify the subordination of women and to emphasize that men, rather than women, better represent Jesus. This raises a number...


Earth Day: Vision for Peace, Justice, and Earth Care: My Life and Thought at Age 96

by John McConnell & John C. Munday Resource Publications (July 22, 2011)

After a half-century of activism, John McConnell, the true founder of Earth Day, here relates his global promotion of peace, justice, and Earth care. Following the Kennedy assassination, McConnell's Minute for...


Love and Revolutionary Greetings: An Ohio Boy in the Spanish Civil War

by Laurie E. Levinger Resource Publications (February 27, 2012)

Love and Revolutionary Greetings: An Ohio Boy in the Spanish Civil War is the story of Sam Levinger, a young man who went to Spain in 1937 to join the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Civil war raged in Spain as the...


An Embassy Besieged: The Story of a Christian Community in Nazi Germany

by Emmy Barth Cascade Books (August 05, 2010)

Here for the first time in print is the story of a small group who dared to confront Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich with the love of Jesus Christ. Avoiding covert resistance on the one hand and complicity...


A Lasting Prophetic Legacy: Martin Luther King Jr., the World Council of Churches, and the Global Crusade Against Racism and War

by Thomas A. Mulhall & Lewis V. Baldwin Wipf and Stock (February 20, 2014)

Martin Luther King Jr. is widely viewed as an American civil rights leader who applied principled and situational nonviolence in efforts to eradicate racism, poverty, and violence in the United States in the...


Revisioning: Critical Methods of Seeing Christianity in the History of Art

by James Romaine & Linda Stratford Cascade Books (May 20, 2014)

ReVisioning: Critical Methods of Seeing Christianity in the History of Art examines the application of art historical methods to the history of Christianity and art. As methods of art history have become more...


Of Great Character

by Joseph A. Byrne eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Of Great Character is a social thriller. It demonstrates the principle that true greatness is often found in ordinary circumstances. The book uses the often thrilling events of the pea harvest to illustrate...


The Man Who Killed Kennedy

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

"We appreciate Roger Stone, he is one tough cookie." - President Trump

The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.

Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The...


Warlords of Ancient Mexico

by Peter G. Tsouras Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico.

More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico....


Singapore and the Many Headed Monster: A New Perspective on the Riots of 1950,1961 and 1969

by Joe Conceicao eBookIt.com (August 24, 2014)

Former Member of Parliament and diplomat Joe Conceicao (b. 1924) has chronicled the three occasions in Singapore history where the many-headed monster (riots) had been sighted: the three race riots that erupted...


Finding Bill

by Henrietta T. O'Neill eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

As a child growing up on a farm in Eastern Ontario, Henrietta listened intently to dinner table stories about her parents' lives before and after WWII.

She never tired of the accounts of the family legend, Bill...


The Lost Rocks: The Dare Stones and the Unsolved Mystery of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony

by David La Vere Burnt Mill Press (February 21, 2013)

What if the 1587 Lost Colony of Roanoke was not lost? What if the survivors left Roanoke Island, North Carolina and found their way to Georgia? That is the scenario scholars contemplated when a series of engraved...


The Pornographer's Daughter

by Kristin Battista-Frazee Skyhorse (September 30, 2014)

More than forty years after Deep Throat arrived on the cultural scene and inspired a sexual revolution, questions about the ethics of pornography and its impact on society are still being asked today and remain...


The Davey Dialogues - An Exploration of the Scientific Foundations of Human Culture

by John C. Madden STC Enterprises Inc. (July 09, 2013)

Linking Science and Science History with Culture - Essential Science for the Non-scientist.

The Davey Dialogues is an easy-to-understand history and background to key discoveries which have altered our perception...


Mountains and Molehills

by Frank Marryat Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

After a tragic fire in San Francisco destroyed many of his possessions, including his journals, Frank Marryat rewrote, from memory, much of what he had documented during his time in California in the middle...


Gaeta, Italy: The Ultimate Travel Destination (Russian Edition)

by Nicola Tarallo eBookIt.com (July 14, 2014)

Gaeta is a small, sleepy fishing village on the western coast of Italy. It is a hidden treasure for anyone who is enamored with anything Italian. In this guide book you will learn the history of the village...


France on the Brink

by Jonathan Fenby Arcade (August 05, 2014)

This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called “superb” presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of...


Hinge Points of History

by John Hunsuck Certa Publishing (June 22, 2014)

Through his over 80 years of observation, John Hunsuck has witnessed how the hinge points of history have occurred without much fanfare. Nevertheless, they are later examined and reported by thoughtful students....


The Wooden Horse

by Eric Williams & Gregory A. Freeman Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

An epic adventure—the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written.

Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the...


No Need for Heroes

by Sandy MacGregor & Jimmy Thomson eBookIt.com (June 12, 2014)

THE FIRST TUNNEL RATS

This is the thrilling, hilarious and inspiring true story of a ragtag band of Aussie Army Engineers who redefined the word heroes ... and reinvented larrikin too.

Among the first Australians...


No Hill Too High for a Stepper: Memories of Montevallo, Alabama

by Mike Mahan NewSouth Books

Born during the Great Depression, Mike Mahan was in many ways a very lucky boy. His parents, a barber and a beautician, owned their own shop and home, always providing ample food, clothing, and warmth. No Hill...


A Short Walk in a Long Journey

by Michael A. Reid & Zaire Reid Skyhorse (May 13, 2014)

A Short Walk in a Long Journey is a story about an American election observer’s experience in the 1994 South African election. This election marked the beginning of democracy in South Africa with the election...


The Sword of David

by Donald J. McCarthy Skyhorse (May 20, 2014)

Founded in 1948, the Israeli Air Force has seen involvement in some of the most dramatic and important conflicts of post–World War II history. In action during the Suez crisis and on call during the Gulf War,...


Military Memoirs of a Confederate

by Edward Porter Alexander Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other...