Kindle history books

Whether you want to learn more about the 1400s or the 1950s, these Kindle titles have information that is sure to delight every history buff. From academic history to genealogy to people’s history, these books will transport you back in time in the best way possible.

It Didn’t Start with Trump

Lawrence Wilcox

America’s current problems started after WWII. This book explains recent history and philosophy that has led to the control by the super-rich, to Trump’s presidency and our political problems. The history and events presented in this book have been kept secret by the US government. Knowing and understanding America’s political history is crucial to our ... Read more

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The DNA of Democracy

Richard C. Lyons

An American poet writes a compilation of historical vignettes, discerning the future of our democracy by rediscovering the combative, instructive, fascinating past of tyranny and democracy. From Israel’s Ten Commandments, to the Athenian Constitution, to Rome’s Twelve Tables, to the overthrow of kings in England and America, Lyons traces democracy from its historical roots to ... Read more

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When We Were Brave

Karla Jay

2019 Distinguished Favorite for the New York City Big Book Award! When We Were Brave finds three little-remembered stories that beg to be heard. Told with vivid detail and meticulous research, these stories involve complex characters who demonstrate the resilience of the human spirit set against a backdrop of evil and tragedy. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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American Conspiracies and Cover-Ups

Douglas Cirignano

American Conspiracies and Cover-ups collects exclusive interviews with the brightest experts in alternative history to create the definitive guide to our country’s biggest secrets. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The DNA of Democracy

Richard C. Lyons

An American poet writes a compilation of historical vignettes, discerning the future of our democracy by rediscovering the combative, instructive, fascinating past of tyranny and democracy. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Great Battles for Boys: WW2 Europe

In his highly acclaimed middle-school class “Great Battles for Boys,” author Joe Giorello has ignited a love of military history in hundreds of boys. Now with this engaging non-fiction book written specifically for boys ages 8-14, your son can experience that same thrilling adventure in learning. Beginning with Hitler’s invasion of Poland, Great Battles for ... Read more

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Free: British Social History (1950-2010)

Ken Ross

A look at social changes in Britain in the years from 1950 to 2010. Lots of interesting reflections of what has disappeared from our lives and how attitudes have shifted. An enlightening read. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Iron Blood & Sacrifice (The Sons of Beli Mawr)

Iron Blood & Sacrifice is set in 55 & 54 BC, in Late Pre-Roman, Iron Age Britain, prior-to and including Julius Caesar’s exploratory forays in those years. History as we know is written by the victor and Julius Caesar’s history is a well-known Roman one. I hope these historically inspired novels will perhaps give the ... Read more

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Spirit of Gettysburg: Soulmates Across Time

Washington, D.C. psychic to the powerful elites Maureen McAlister flees a contemporary, shattered life into the ghostly, loving arms of Confederate soldier Major Clayton Fontaine Douglas, her former husband and one-true-soulmate. He is an unrepentant Rebel, a proud, brave officer in General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Clayton is now a ghost stuck ... Read more

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In The Blood of the Greeks

Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. Two women — one a German officer’s daughter, the other a young Greek woman filled with fury — race against time to help Jews escape a Greek town during World War II. They are moments from death if their clandestine operation is exposed. ... Read more

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Valley of the Kings: The 18th Dynasty

In the year 1355 BCE, the land of Egypt was the superpower of the known world. King Tut’s father, Akenaten, the so-called ‘heretic pharaoh,’ and his wife, Queen Nefertiti, are on the verge of catapulting Egypt into a revolution that will forever divide its people and rip the most powerful empire on the earth from ... Read more

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Sketches of a Black Cat: Story of a Night Flying WWII Pilot and Artist

Ron Miner

Full Color. This coming-of-age story follows the exploits of a WWII Navy seaplane pilot who flew in huge planes painted entirely black becoming one of the first to fly night missions. From boxes of journals, photos, and artwork comes a true story filled with colorful descriptions of exotic locations, sea rescues, and the humor that ... Read more

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Liverpool Connection

Annie and her friend leave Ireland in 1926 in search of a better life in Liverpool. Only things do not turn out the way they had imagined. A family story about love and loss based upon true events. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Man With Two Names

Quintus Sertorius was once Rome’s greatest hero, now he is her most dangerous enemy. He now tells his story from the beginning, from the treacherous Forum of Rome to the violent forests of Gaul. He recalls how he became friends and enemies of the most powerful men in Rome as he is forced to decide ... Read more

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The Munich Girl

Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did—that her mother and Hitler’s mistress were friends.The secret surfaces with a mysterious monogrammed handkerchief, and a man, Hannes Ritter, whose Third Reich family history is entwined with Anna’s.Plunged into the ... Read more

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Free: Encounters of Fate

David Yair

Encounters of Fate tells about encounters between young people and the romance that grows despite the wars and difficulties they experience. It relays a multi-faceted exploration of the Jewish experience through the horrors and the hope of the Holocaust and the post-war years in which there were still challenges to be met. The struggle against ... Read more

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The Fall of the Russian Empire

Donald James

Teeming with unforgettable characters, The Fall of the Russian Empire reveals the brutal realities of Soviet life and the inspiring spirit it takes to endure and overcome a violent regime. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Sword Brothers

An exciting, fast-paced story set in the Baltic Crusade in the 13th century that revolves around Conrad Wolff, a boy who flees Germany to fight in the wars of the Sword Brothers against the pagans. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Black Hand of God

As a man floats down the Kongo river in the 18th century, his confused thoughts unfold to tell a story of greed, deception, and murder. A skull, some bones, and his recollections reveal the truth about one of Africa’s greatest heroines and how she shook the foundations of Catholicism in Africa. Since so many slaves ... Read more

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Free: Stop Them Now

Ethan Harris

For a time, the Nazi killing machine of World War 2 was effective at extinguishing the testimony of its evil deeds. Its ability to insulate information concerning its radical program of genocide is almost too much to fully comprehend. However, people like Szmul Zygielbojm punctured the Nazi veil of secrecy and managed to be champions ... Read more

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The Trail Drivers of Texas

“Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail.” Walter Prescott Webb. J. Marvin Hunter’s The Trail Drivers of Texas is a brilliant collection of first hand accounts of men and women who lived on the trail and range in the Old West. In total there are over two hundred different accounts from Texans in the ... Read more

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The Other Side of the Stars

  After the death of her parents, immigrant Gita finds herself in post WWII America with nothing but a few haunting childhood memories and an arranged marriage to Max. Despite her initial hesitations and his elusive nature, the awkward tension soon dissipates as they settle into life together. But with the arrival of a stranger, ... Read more

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The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: The Thirteenth Apostle

An epic and gripping saga of the most notorious man in the Bible. Rome is at the height of its power and cruelty. Insurrection is punishable by death. While the Jews hope for their long-awaited messiah, a zealot hides in the belly of a ship, his hand forced in a rash and devastating event. He ... Read more

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Atlantis Explained

This book is a compilation of writings, which tell about the Atlantis civilization and the flood that destroyed it. Also, the conclusion leads to an explanation about why Europeans are white. It seems that the destruction of Atlantis was the result of a natural disaster that dug a series of craters across North America; the ... Read more

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We Were Soldiers Too

Ground zero for a nuclear war was just over an hour northeast of Frankfurt, Germany. The small town of Fulda is nestled at the base of a natural gap in the hilly wooded terrain of West Germany and was a corridor between East and West Germany. Referred to as the Fulda Gap, this corridor was ... Read more

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The Lost Gospel of Barabbas: The Thirteenth Apostle

An epic and gripping saga of the most notorious man in the Bible. Rome is at the height of its power and cruelty. Insurrection is punishable by death. While the Jews hope for their long-awaited messiah, a zealot hides in the belly of a ship, his hand forced in a rash and devastating event. Hunted ... Read more

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Chinese Education in Singapore: An Untold Story of Conflict and Change

With five star reviews at Goodreads, this uncensored, unofficial, and unauthorized history of Singapore is not crammed with historical facts and dates, but filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants and their descendants. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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The Commitment: The Impact of American Jews on the Establishment of the State of Israel post-WWII

In this riveting analysis, Doron Almog describes the pivotal role of the Jewish community in the United States in helping Israel fight for its independence. Though their government had its doubts, American Jews saw the righteousness of the cause of establishing a Jewish homeland after World War II and the Holocaust. In defiance of official ... Read more

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Warrior Lore

The echoes of Norse myth and Germanic legend resonate through these medieval Scandinavian ballads, presented here in a new English translation. You will see fighting with trolls and heroes, flyting with riddles, and flights with princesses from their raging fathers and rampaging brothers. Let these ballads of heroes sing out and remember a bygone age in the ... Read more

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Starved For Bullets: A Collection of Scars

Fifty tantalizing poems and prose await you as medically-retired Marine, Sgt. Goodrich, brings the unsettling world of the conflicted veteran into full view. With beautifully terrifying visuals and unexpected truths, be sure to strap yourself in tight for the controversial ride ahead. Once the final page is turned, you will never again look at the ... Read more

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A Peek at Bathsheba

At the height of his political success, David takes a stumble, which threatens to undermine all his achievements. He falls in love with a married woman, Bathsheba, and then tries to cover up the scandal, and have her husband, Uriah, carry his own death sentence to his commander, Joav. Only then does regret set in.... Read more

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Buying Time: Beating Swords into Plowshares

During the Cold War, with the doomsday clock at three minutes to midnight, protesters risked their lives and freedom at nuclear weapon sites. Join a rabble-rousing Catholic priest and Methodist minister, a kindergarten teacher, and a Quaker homemaker, as they beat swords into plowshares, or in this case, hammer on a B-52 bomber. Arrested and ... Read more

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Gone for a Soldier

Divided by loyalty to the King of England and the idea of democracy, the Van Buskirk family struggles from the Boston Tea Party to the Battle of Yorktown to preserve a way of life or forge a new nation. This novel includes descriptions of major battles, transcriptions of letters from George Washington, John Adams, Benedict ... Read more

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