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Building the American Republic, Volume 1: A Narrative History to 1877

by Harry L. Watson

Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse readership by addressing what we all share: membership in a democratic republic, with joint claims on its self-governing tradition. It will be one of the first peer-reviewed American history textbooks to be offered completely free in digital form.Volume 1 starts at sea and ends on the battlefield. Beginning with the earliest Americans and the arrival of strangers on the eastern shore, it then moves through colonial society to the fight for independence and the construction of a federalist republic. From there, it explai...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Political History & Theory
Size: 640 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Just a Joke: Is Racism Really Dead?

by Will Bevis

ANNOUNCING the Third Annual - and possibly final - Will Bevis Christmas Giveaway - Beginning Saturday December 21st 2013 and lasting through Christmas Day - As many as possible of ALL 100 of Will Bevis' Kindle Stories - including the new full length novel "Boogie: A Life With the Devil - are FREE for Kindle. Be sure to download "Boogie: A Life With The Devil and ALL others that you want during those five days - and read them at your leisure the coming year! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! (Note: The most stories are available on Dec. 21 and 22nd. For a list of ALL Will Bevis stories email Nextgame@aol.com)

About the Author:

Will Bevis is a prolific writer of short, sometimes very controversial "Slice of life" stories, articles, essays and memoirs that make you...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 15 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
8 reviews

Building the American Republic, Volume 2: A Narrative History from 1877

by Jane Dailey

Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse readership by addressing what we all share: membership in a democratic republic, with joint claims on its self-governing tradition. It will be one of the first peer-reviewed American history textbooks to be offered completely free in digital form.The American nation came apart in a violent civil war less than a century after ratification of the Constitution. When it was reborn five years later, both the republic and its Constitution were transformed. Volume 2 opens as America struggles to regain its footing, reeling fro...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Political History & Theory
Size: 472 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
8 reviews

Country Stories of Ghosts and Bad Men

by Todd Narron and Blaire Narron

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas
Size: 77 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Redefining Health Care Systems

by Robert H. Brook

This book provides a scientific and personal perspective on health services research over the last half-century. Its essays and commentaries suggest how that science base, constructed over decades of sustained effort, can stimulate innovative thinking about ways to make health care systems safer, more efficient, more cost-effective, and more patient-centered....

Genre: History, Americas, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
16 reviews

Some Wore Blue & Some Wore Gray

by Heather Graham

With the 150th Anniversary of the Battle at Gettysburg and the Siege of Vicksburg, New York Times Best Selling Author, Heather Graham, is revisiting one of her favorite time periods - The American Civil War. This time, however, she has compiled biographies of some of her favorite real-life characters of the period. We hope you'll enjoy her gift to you in SOME WORE BLUE & SOME WORE GRAY. And feel free to comment in the review section if there are people you would be interested in reading about from the Civil War. Ms. Graham sees this as a living, growing document and is certain to add to it as time goes by. Enjoy!And then when you want to see where all this love of history took her, check out her three Bantam novels ONE WORE BLUE, ONE WORE GRAY, and AND ONE RODE WEST.
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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 77 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

Mental Health Retrosight: Understanding the returns from research (lessons from schizophrenia): Policy Report

by Steven Wooding and Alexandra Pollitt

Examines the impacts arising from neuroscience and mental health research over 20-25 years, focusing on schizophrenia. Identifies attributes of the research, researchers or setting associated with translation into patient benefit. Policy report.
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Genre: History, Americas, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Health & Fitness, Mental Health
Size: 139 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History)

by A. Homei and M. Worboys

This book is open access under a CC BY license. The grand narrative of twentieth-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture; indeed, it runs against it - this book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid nineteenth century to the dawn of the twenty-first century, both in Britain and the United States. It examines how fungal infections became more prevalent and serious over the century, a rise that was linked to the increased incidence of chronic diseases and to social, technological and medical 'progress'. In 1900, conditions such as ringworm, athlete's foot and thrush were minor, external and mostly chronic conditions  irritating, but mostly self-limit...

Genre: History, Americas, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.80 / 5
57 reviews

Murder in Stained Glass: A Miss Trumble Mystery Novel (Lost Crime Classics Book 1)

by Margaret Armstrong and Claire Theyers

Meet Miss Trumbull, a stout talkative New Yorker with perfect manners and a passion for sleuthing. When the remains of temperamental artist, Frederick Ullathorne, are found in his own fiery kiln it looks like a ghastly murder has been committed. But with only a few bones as evidence the local police are getting nowhere fast. Can Miss Trumbull pick up the clues that the police are missing? Or will her interfering get her into trouble in more ways that one? "Fast paced and a lot of fun" "If you like Agatha Christie then you'll love Miss Trumbull." This delightful whodunnit by Margaret Armstrong was first published in 1939. It is the first in the American Queens of Crime series from Lost Crime Classics...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 186 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.80 / 5
37 reviews

The Red Badge of Courage (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Stephen Crane

THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of battle. Overcome with shame, he longs for a wound, a "red badge of courage," to counteract his cowardice. When his regiment once again faces the enemy, Henry acts as standard-bearer.Although Crane was born after the war, and had not at the time experienced battle first-hand, the novel is known for its realism. He began writing what would become his second novel in 1893, using various contemporary and written accounts (such as those published previously by Century Magazine) as inspiration. It is believed that he based the fictional battle on that of Chancellorsville...

Genre: Fiction, Fiction Classics, Historical Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 108 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society--Where We've Been, How We Got Here, and Where We Need to Go

by John Horvat

In times of crisis, we are forced to reexamine our ways and ponder our future. It is in this framework that we need to consider our present economic plight and the charting of our path forward.In his penetrating analysis of contemporary society, author John Horvat focuses on the present crisis with great insight and clarity. He claims modern economy has become cold, impersonal, and out of balance. Gone are the human elements of honor and trust so essential to our daily lives. Society has discarded the natural restraining influence of the human institutions and values that should temper our economic activities.Return to Order is a clarion call that invites us to reconnect with those institutions and values by applying the timeless principles of an organic Christian order. Horvat presents a ...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality
Size: 403 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Allegories of America: Narratives, Metaphysics, Politics (Contestations)

by Frederick M. Dolan

Allegories of America offers a bold idea of what, in terms of political theory, it means to be American. Beginning with the question What do we want from a theory of politics? Dolan explores the metaphysics of American-ness and stops along the way to reflect on John Winthrop, the Constitution, 1950s behavioralist social science, James Merrill, and William Burroughs....

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Political History & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 January 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
32 reviews

American History in 50 Events: (Battle of Yorktown, Spanish American War, Roaring Twenties, Railroad History, George Washington, Gilded Age) (History by Country Timeline Book 1)

by Henry Freeman

☆ American History in 50 Events ☆
Have you ever wondered why America is the way it is?
Do you want to understand the events that have shaped American culture?
Are you interested in seeing the long-term historical connections that explain how America moved from a group of colonies to the most powerful nation in history?

If so, this book is for you. In simple, straightforward language, this book will take you on a brief journey through the highlights of American history. Filled with interesting facts and historical context, this book is a must-read for those who are passionate about history or are simply interested in better understanding the history of the United States.


Inside you will read about...
✓ Columbus’ famous fir...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 December 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
246 reviews

Common Sense (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Thomas Paine

COMMON SENSE is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. The pamphlet explained the advantages of and the need for immediate independence in clear, simple language. It was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution and became an immediate sensation. It was sold and distributed widely and read aloud at taverns and meeting places.Washington had it read to all his troops, which at the time had surrounded the British army in Boston. In proportion to the population of the colonies at that time (2.5 million), it had the largest sale and circulation of any book published in American history. As of 2006, it remains the all-...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 December 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.10 / 5
25 reviews

Helter Skelter: Part One of the Shocking Manson Murders

by Vincent Bugliosi

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 December 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
33 reviews

The Complete Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (Wisehouse Classics - The Complete and Authoritative Edition)

by Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob Grimm

This is the complete and authoritative edition of the folk and fairy tales of the brothers Grimm, with 212 tales, and including the tale of The Starving Children (which was removed after the 1819 edition).THE FOLK & FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen - Vollstämdige Ausgabe) is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. The collection is commonly known in English as Grimm's Fairy Tales. The work of the Brothers Grimm influenced other collectors, both inspiring them to collect tales and leading them to similarly believe, in a spirit of romantic nationalism, that the fairy tales of a country were particularly representative of it, to the neglect of cross-cultural influence. Among those influenced were ...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Fairy Tales, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths
Size: 440 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 December 2018 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

A Preview to Volume Four of America's Forgotten History: Grotius Rises

by Mark David Ledbetter

The chapters of America's story are marked by momentous events. In 1776, proud inheritors of the Glorious Revolution of 1689 declared both their independence and intention to form a government based on Enlightenment principles. Despite major missteps and contradictions, those living the story mostly stayed true to the project of minimalist government and individual rights until the end of the nineteenth century.After the Spanish-American War, though, with the acquisition of an explicit Pacific empire and the enthusiastic embrace of progressivism, America embarked on a new experiment for the new century, one which valued activist government and equality. If the first experiment lasted one hundred and twenty years, the second experiment, too, is now a hundred and twenty years old and totteri...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Government, Professional & Technical, Law, Philosophy, Ideologies, Political History & Theory
Size: 89 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 December 2018 onward  

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