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  • Strychnine & Gold (Part 2): Volume One Part Two of the Untold History of Addiction Treatment in the United States

    by Kenneth Anderson
    This book tells the story of the huge addiction treatment industry which flourished in the United States between 1890 and the advent of Prohibition in 1920. The story begins in Russia in 1886, where a number of doctors discovered a relatively effective pharmacological treatment for alcoholism. Although this Russian discovery was published in countless major English language medical journals, it was entirely ignored by the US addiction experts of the day, who eschewed pharmacological treatments, ... more
  • Strychnine & Gold (Part 1): Volume One Part One of the Untold History of Addiction Treatment in the United States

    by Kenneth Anderson
    This book tells the story of the huge addiction treatment industry which flourished in the United States between 1890 and the advent of Prohibition in 1920. The story begins in Russia in 1886, where a number of doctors discovered a relatively effective pharmacological treatment for alcoholism. Although this Russian discovery was published in countless major English language medical journals, it was entirely ignored by the US addiction experts of the day, who eschewed pharmacological treatments, ... more
  • Retaliation of The Cursed

    by Stephen Arthur Martin Jr
    Retaliation of the Cursed brings together history, archaeological finds, ancient religions and mythologies from all over the world to argue for their shared origins. It reveals the influence that rulers and priests had in altering religions throughout history to justify their own positions.
  • Thomas Jefferson: Family Secrets

    by William G. Hyland Jr.
    This fascinating biography of Thomas Jefferson written by acclaimed Jefferson expert William G. Hyland Jr. presents an entirely new and provocative look at the final years of Jefferson’s life, as seen through the eyes of his most trusted family confidants. Based on fresh research and unknown documents culled from unpublished memoirs and other special collections, Family Secrets is a riveting family account of Jefferson, a conflicted patriarch to an emotionally distressed family. It is also the... more
  • Fearless: A Dissection of Jamaican Spirituality

    by Bianca Rose
    My book, Fearless, is a bold collection highlighting the aspects of lost Jamaican roots. This book explains an individual’s will to turn the world towards a new direction that has already been in brew. Jamaicans are extremely strong in terms of spiritual beliefs, tribes, culture, and values. They do admire and adore their cultural values like none. A reading of this book will unleash how Jamaicans, and admirers alike, can change the world through their strongest wills towards a better end. ... more
  • Marble, Grass, and Glass

    by B. Sham Moteelall
    This book delves into the lives of various East Indian indentured servants bound to British sugar plantations in the Caribbean between 1838 and 1917. During that period some 1.2 million Indians embarked into a contractual agreement to work for a specified period at those establishments. Many were lured with false promises that resulted in an atrocious system that undermined human dignity. People came under a servitude process that resulted in a system that replaced, redefined and re-invented sl... more
  • Claude Coats: Walt Disney's Imagineer: The Making of Disneyland from Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond

    by David Bossert
    Claude Coats: Walt Disney’s Imagineer—The Making of Disneyland: From Toad Hall to the Haunted Mansion and Beyond is the story of artist and designer Claude Coats who, for more than half a century, was one of the most prolific creative talents at The Walt Disney Company and, arguably, the most accomplished. An unpretentious man of strapping stature, Coats was the artist behind some of the stunning backgrounds produced at the Disney studio during the Golden Age of Animation before being handed... more
  • REMEMBER: A Father-Daughter WWII Stalag 17-B POW Story About Never Giving Up

    by Diane Dean-Epps
    One Circa 1987 Tape One Gutsy WWII Stalag 17-B POW One Determined Daughter One All-Important Question Answered Equals One Hell of a Story Through a series of seemingly innocuous small events occurring at the height of World War II, 24-year-old Air Force Staff Sergeant Frank D. Dean found himself flying numerous combat missions in the European Theater as a replacement crew member for the 95th Bomb Group. His last mission was the Black Week Münster run when he was shot down on October 10, 194... more
  • Boreal Ties: Photographs and Two Diaries of the 1901 Peary Relief Expedition

    by Kim Fairley and Silas Hibbard Ayer III
    Boreal Ties comprises the annotated diaries and pictures of two participants in the expedition, Clarence Wyckoff and Louis Bement, close friends from Ithaca, New York, who paid $500 each to join the voyage. As Wyckoff and Bement embarked, they looked forward to what twenty-first-century travelers would call adventure tourism. They envisioned themselves hunting wild game, admiring and photographing magnificent scenery, and escaping the stresses of their lives as businessmen. The scenery did... more
  • The Mills Kept Grinding

    by Martin Smallridge
    The book tells the story of two young people from Gdansk, parted by the outbreak of war. It is a record of their journey, which saw them on opposite sides of the conflict. Yet, there are many characters in the novel, whose stories are introduced to the reader through the adventures of the book's main characters. It is also, if not primarily, a testimony to the past, told in the language of those who survived the war. Many of the events quoted in the book really happened, and these are the actual... more
  • The Black Pyramids Mystery... Solved!

    by Cornel M. A. van Strijp
    Are there pyramids in the Canary Islands? World famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl thought so, and created a tourist park around them. Other investigators have found identical structures in Sicily, Mauritius and the Azores. Step pyramids, made of lava stones, on islands thousands of miles apart... Who built these monuments? When did they build them, and why? To answer these questions, investigative reporter Cornel M.A. van Strijp takes you on a trip along the volcanic islands where the so-called ... more
  • Honor Through Sacrifice: The Story of One of America's Greatest Military Leaders

    by Robert Lofthouse
    I take you into the reality of a true soldier. Colossians 3:23 sets the stage for Gordon Lippman’s life, and I capture it well! ‘Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.’ Throughout WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam, Gordon Lippmann led and cared for his men during war times and peacetime challenges. This recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross was ever present as a warrior/leader and, equally as important, as a follower who carri... more
  • We the Presidents: How American Presidents Shaped the Last Century

    by Ronald Gruner
    We the Presidents is a non-traditional presidential history. Imagine a presidential history spanning Warren G. Harding to Donald Trump that never mentions Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative. Instead Gruner discusses how the issues which affect Americans today from income inequality, to failed wars, to resurgent nativism and many other current issues have their roots in the actions taken by presidential administrations over the past century. We the Presidents also explores how d... more
  • WWII POWs in America and Abroad: Astounding Facts about the Imprisonment of Military and Civilians During the War

    by Gary Slaughter with Joanne Slaughter
    Little has been written about the six million people interned in prison camps around the world between 1939 and 1945. We are aware that the Allies and the Axis powers held one another's armed forces as military prisoners of war (POWs). The Axis powers also confined millions of civilian prisoners in death or concentration camps. In addition, the Axis imprisoned Russians, Slavs, European Jews, Gypsies, medically or physically handicapped persons, non-Jewish intellectuals, and religious leade... more
  • The Broken Promise Of A Promised Land

    by William Hanna
    The Broken Promise Of A Promised Land is an illuminating book with poignant commentary on society and religion, all delivered with sharp writing and a depth of understanding that ensures any reader will be able to grasp the ideas explored within. Literary Titan, August 25, 2021.
  • The Shining Ones

    by Christian O’Brien CBE M.A. & Barbara Joy O'Brien
    Bringing together a lifetime of research and scholarship based on the Sumerian Kharsag Epics and the deliberately concealed Chronicles of Enoch, with added support from an alternative translation of the later compilation of the Book of Genesis, The Shining Ones presents evidence of the activities of a group of culturally and technically advanced people, who dominated human progress for several thousand years. Establishing agriculture in the Near East around 8,500 BC, these sages founded the Ga... more

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