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  • Travels with King Kong

    by James Henderson
    James Henderson’s overland trip across Africa may have happened forty years ago, but it continues to have a profound effect on his life. It was 1974 when he joined his best friend John, who had always spoken of traveling around the world—starting in Africa. The adventure began as soon as they crossed the Strait of Gibraltar to the African City of Tangiers, where they were surrounded by a small army of children. They kept most of them away by hiring one as their guide, who turned out to make some... more
  • The Brave Ones: A Memoir of Hope, Pride and Military Service

    by Michael J. MacLeod
    How does the US Army mold a video-game generation with its thumbs on the joystick into a proud fighting force with its fingers on the trigger—and lives on the line—in America’s War on Terror? Michael J. MacLeod, already an accomplished professional photographer and journalist, decided to find out the hard way: by enlisting in the armed forces at age forty-one. What he observed and experienced as an embedded reporter and a serving soldier makes for an unflinching and inspiring portrait of enduran... more
  • History, Prehistory and Biological Evolution (Time Maps Book 1)

    by Martini Fisher
    Written with a Mathematician’s precision and a Historian’s curiosity, Time Maps covers over millennia’s worth of developments & impacts of civilizations, migrations, leaders and continents. Illuminating concepts of societies, dynasties, heroes, kings and eras through incisive and thorough research, looking at ideas, theories & world views with a sense of wonder and delight. History, Prehistory and Biological Evolution is the first book of the series, as it deals with the general misunderstandin... more
  • From Omaha to Da Nang Reflections of a 2-Yr Marine

    by Michael J. Schneider
    From OMAHA to DA NANG Synopsis Not everybody can be a hero but everyone can have an adventure. This book takes you through the rigors and humiliation of Marine Corps Boot Camp and onto the life afterward. What could an enlisted Marine serving during the years 1969 – 1970 expect? Well Vietnam for sure; but this Marine avoided combat even though he served over 14 months in Vietnam. Life in a rear based unit did have its challenges whether it was trying to stay on your feet patrolling the... more
  • American Environmental History: Part One

    by Dan Allosso
    Finally, an American Environmental History for everyone! After years of teaching Environmental History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst without a textbook, Dan Allosso decided to take matters into his own hands. The result is a concise, comprehensive survey covering the material from Dan's undergraduate course in a format that will appeal to anyone interested in how we got where we are today.
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life Volume II

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life: Volume II: Learn to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphics and UFO Writings

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life: Volume II: Learn to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphics and UFO Writings

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • The Emergence of One American Nation

    by Donald Fraser
    Divisiveness is the hallmark of American politics today. Red state versus blue; liberal versus conservative; secular versus religious; the list goes on. Sometimes it seems we are no longer one nation, but in fact we are. Division and argument have always been a part of the American scene, no more so than at our founding. \tIn the Emergence of One American Nation, Donald J. Fraser explores the difficulties that the founding generation confronted in molding the United States into one nation. At t... more
  • The Emergence of One American Nation: The Revolution, the Founders and the Constitution

    by Donald J. Fraser
    Divisiveness is the hallmark of American politics today. Red state versus blue; liberal versus conservative; secular versus religious; the list goes on. Sometimes it seems we are no longer one nation, but in fact we are. Division and argument have always been a part of the American scene, no more so than at our founding. \tIn the Emergence of One American Nation, Donald J. Fraser explores the difficulties that the founding generation confronted in molding the United States into one nation. At t... more
  • the psychic highway

    by Michael Keene
    Category: Non-fiction, historical Synopsis: The Erie Canal delivered people to important places for important reasons, like Susan Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott to Seneca Falls for history’s first women’s convention; to Rochester to meet and support Frederick Douglass and Harriett Tubman or to witness the Fox Sisters summon spirits and their eerie knockings. Or maybe people on the temperance bandwagon hurrying to the Burned Over District so Charles Finney could save their souls. ... more
  • Deconstructing Jack: The Secret History of the Whitechapel Murders

    by Simon Daryl Wood

    You Don't Know Jack.

    Not because he was a quasi-supernatural entity able to perform lightning-fast kerb-side surgery whilst running split-second rings around two London police forces.

    Jack the Ripper did not exist - except within the minds of his creators and those who for one reason or another have attempted for over one hundred years to turn the myth into a reality.

    In 1976 Simon Daryl Wood revealed Stephen Knight's hugely popular Royal Conspiracy to be a farrago of nonsen... more

  • Reflections of Our Gentle Warriors

    by Brad Hoopes
    The stories of seventy veterans of World War II. The book stays away from facts and figures which have long ago been collected, and focuses on the human experience and personal perspective....which adds a powerful dimension to those facts and figures. Now in their eighties and nineties, these veterans tell their stories, many for the first time, giving a fresh perspective to this period in history.
  • Afrique: A Warning for America

    by H. John Poole
    Afrique shows how police investigative procedure is far superior to America's standard way of intelligence gathering where it comes to any "bottom-up-operating" opponent (like a Communist, Islamist, or drug runner). Then, it uses the former to assess the extent to which the 54 countries of strategic-mineral-rich Africa have already been subverted by radical Muslims or Mainland Chinese. After mentioning a few similar incursions on U.S. soil, Afrique talks about how the U.S. military could more e... more
  • I Had No Idea! 77 little-known historical anecdotes and modern-day stories to have a bit of a laugh and impress your friends

    by Michael Fleischer
    How did the Austrians lose a battle against themselves? Why did the Mexicans get so very upset about the Titanic? Who was that little girl who ensured Abraham Lincoln’s victory at the elections? What soap opera did an entire country go on the barricades for? How do you get on US bestseller lists without having written a single book? How come a fish from Scandinavia needed to be disarmed? How do you get a bored French accountant to spy for China? Oh, and have you by any chance ever wondered how a... more

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