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  • The Protectors: A Photographic History of Police Departments in the United States

    by James A. Bultema
    Police are at the front lines of history as it is being made and these riveting photographs showcase America’s story as it’s unfolding through officers in action. Through the magic of the camera lens, a vanished world lives again and invites the viewer to be part of a moment long ago and partner up with those brave souls who were and are The Protectors of a nation.
  • Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100-Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    by Robert L. Wilkins
    In Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100-Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Robert L. Wilkins tells the story of how his curiosity about why there wasn’t a national museum dedicated to African American history and culture became an obsession – eventually leading him to quit his job as an attorney when his wife was seven months pregnant with their second child, and make it his mission to help the museum become a reality. Long Road to Hard Truth chro... more
  • For the Duration Plus Six Months

    by Suzette Colletti
    Armed with his sense of humor, a camera and his ukulele, Silveo Colletti starts off on his WWII adventure that takes him from Linden, New Jersey to the far South Pacific and back. This first-hand account, written entirely by Major Colletti, is rich with historical details, music of the day, and over 200 restored original photos and documents that will pull you into the story, making you certain you were there. The author takes you from his induction and basic training in 1941, to the medica... more
  • ISBN-10: 0692757473

    by Carolyn E. Hood-Kourdache
    A young girl is rescued, then sold by her relatives into slavery, after the Red Stick War of 1813. She happened to be a princess of the Creek Nation.
  • American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011

    by J. Pepper Bryars
    If you liked American Sniper, you’ll love American Warfighter. This book is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America’s most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war’s darkest hours. Every word is true, composed from striking and detailed firsthand accounts by elite paratroopers from the 82nd and 101st airborne divisions, a Green Beret, an Army Ranger, infantrymen, co... more
  • The People's Big Move

    by Guy Annev
    Whom among you exist to confront the very issues which adversely impact our neighbors, even to evoke a wave of intolerance?
  • Saintly Heroes, Whining Martyrs: An Eyewitness Account of America's First Foreign Mission 1813-1843

    by Nan Clarke

     

    America’s first foreign missionaries began their work in Bombay, believing themselves chosen by God to save the souls of India’s lost millions. But tensions quickly mounted, resulting in a litany of woes within the mission community. As the years passed without a single convert, the determination that had brought these men and women to India faded into despair.

  • Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man

    by Hollis Watkins
    Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man is the first book written by a native Mississippian who was engaged in grassroots organizing in the state as a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) during the 1960s…This book takes us to the roots of Mississippi’s movement via Hollis’ roots—rural roots in Southwest Mississippi. Beginning with the McComb Mississippi Movement in the early days of SNCC in 1961 and continuing to his work with Southern Echo today, Wat... more
  • Russian Jews: Encyclopedic Reference (Revised and Added)

    by Lazar Polevoy
    Multi-year work "Russian Jews. Encyclopedic Reference Book" accumulates the essential knowledge on Russian Jewry (Russian-speaking) scattered throughout encyclopedias and countless works in the light of new research findings and approaches. In one volume is concentrated data on the history, resettlement, demography, traditions, religion, culture, social and political movements, etc. of Russian Jewry. The Reference Book provides also information of a large number of Jews, more or less known for t... more
  • America In The 21st Century

    by kathleen babbitt
  • 978-1530273638

    by Richard Estrada Corey
    A Senior Love Story: Love Never Dies? By Richard Estrada Corey My book is a new twist on an old love story: What happens when the love which burned brightly during a 12 year marriage is reignited when the two lovebirds are reunited as senior citizens? What happens when the lovebirds confront that awful addiction monster called alcohol? Will the lovers find a solution and move on through life together or will their love be incinerated in the flames like the fabled phoenix? (Unlike the phoenix,... more
  • Clipped Wings

    by Corinna Montgomery
    My book tells the true story about my family, how we tried to escape from East Germany. How life was in the socialism behind the iron fence.
  • Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters

    by Stefan Cooke
    By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf: 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows and Eepersip's Life There" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D."—Barbara's account of her journey from New Haven to Nova Scotia as "cabin boy" on a lumber schooner. Both books received rave reviews in the New York Times, the Saturday Review, and elsewhere. But that same year Barbara's life turned upside down when her father left his family for a younger woman. W... more
  • The Defining Generation

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Fifteen years in development, “The Defining Generation” is a 600+ page tribute to the children of “The Greatest Generation.” Baby boomers themselves, authors Doug and Pam Sterner weave personal vignettes, history, and the inspiring true stories of heroes and leaders of their generation. It is a positive portrayal of a generation in rebellion that rose up against traditions of the past, rejecting “the establishment” and its narrow views of life, equality, poverty and world need. The genesis of th... more
  • Classical Place Names in the United States, a testimony of our ancxient heritage

    by Wolfgang Schutte
    a compilation of names of towns and cities in the United States derived from once well-kown personalities and places in ancient Italy and Greece - a link for those of us having European ancestors.

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