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Matt Legend: Veil of Lies

by Denis Mills

All Matt Legend wanted to do that dangerous summer was to win the affectionsof a certain small town girl then get back to LA. But something inside an ancientIndian burial mound has other plans. Matt receives an ominous warning telling himthat if he tells anyone what he found in the mound terrible things will happen. And terrible things do. The dean of Skyfell, a mysterious boarding school which teacheshigh strangeness in addition to normal subjects, tries to help but death and destructionfollow as terrifying supernatural forces attempt to stop Matt from warning the world. But that pales in comparison when a venomous archaeology professor learns what is in the mound and uses it to unleash a reign of terror on the earth. Matt and his friends alone hold the key to stopping him – but can...

Genre: History, Americas, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Occult, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Judaism, Other Practices, Religious Studies, Teen & Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Size: 502 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Donaldina "Dolly" Cameron: Rescuing Chinese Girls from the Sex-Slave Trade in 1900's San Francisco

by Julie McDonald

Bright and beautiful, 25 year old Donaldina "Dolly" Cameron went to San Francisco for one year to teach sewing at the Mission Home. The naive young woman had no idea the mission was involved in the physical and dangerous work of rescuing girls who had been sold into prostitution. Dolly was incensed that this was happening and quickly became a fearless and determined leader for over 40 years. She was known as Lo Mo, "Old Mama" to her daughters, and the White Devil to her adversaries, the slave owners of the sex trade.This short eBook, about a 45 minute read tells the fascinating work of a woman who is largely unknown. Her daring rescues, success stories of some of the 3,000 girls she rescued, and her harrowing experience during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake make this a lively and...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Showdown With Fear

by Stephen Wade

When the McVie boys are on the prowl, no one is safe ...

Dan Mullen, the former sheriff of Red Rocks, New Mexico, knows that better than anyone.

Dan thought he had it all – the respect of the people he watched over, the love of a good woman, and his hardworking son, Pete.

But when a fever takes Mary from him, and Jimmy McVie comes to town, Sheriff Mullen knows he had to be stopped.

When Jimmy’s brother John seeks revenge for his little brother’s death, Dan fancies his chances in a showdown.

But life doesn’t always work out the way you plan, and when some innocent bystanders die, Dan is blamed.

His reputation in tatters, he finds solace at the bottom of a bottle, sending Pete away to learn an honest trad...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 117 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Images from the Region of the Pueblo Indians of North America

by Aby M. Warburg

Aby M. Warburg (1866–1929) is recognized not only as one of the century’s preeminent art and Renaissance historians but also as a founder of twentieth-century methods in iconology and cultural studies in general. Warburg’s 1923 lecture, first published in German in 1988 and now available for the first time in English translation, Michael Steinberg offers offers at once a window on his career, a formative statement of his cultural history of modernity, and a document in the ethnography of the American Southwest. This edition includes thirty-nine photographs, many of them originally presented as slides with the speech, and a rich interpretive essay by the translator.Images from the Region of the Pueblo Indians of North America translates Warburg’s seminal study of the “serpent ritu...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Photography, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Gringo Cocaine Cartel: American Gangsters (Cocaine Cowboy Narcos Book 1)

by Ash Lingam

An inside true grit story of the Colombian, Peruvian and Bolivian underworld and several violent years before Pablo Escobar took charge of the cocaine narco trade. Escobar being far from the original of the heavy Cartel leaders during the seventies and early nine-teen eighties. There also existed a half dozen Gringo Cartels across South America. Mainly in Colombia and Bolivia. This is the story of one such gang and of the profits they gained and the terrible violence that they spread across two Continents. From their first flight in a mid-sized twin engine Cessna from the far away clandestine runways in Northern Colombia to the Bahamas with their first load of a thousand pounds of marijuana. Eventually the change to the far most lucrative business on the entire Continent. The Cocaine...

Genre: History, Americas, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Suspense, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, Biographies & Memoirs, True Accounts, Crime Fiction, Romance, Urban
Size: 232 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Verses Versus Empire: I – The George W. Bush Era

by Abdiel LeRoy

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, American
Size: 267 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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History Of White Oak Springs Baptist Church of Paulding County, Georgia: 1856-2018: History Of White Oak Springs Baptist Church

by S. David Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 350 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Great Depression and the New Deal: Core Documents

by John Moser

This collection of documents on the Depression and New Deal is the second volume in an extended series of document collections from the Ashbrook Center that will cover major periods, themes, and institutions in American history and government. The series began with a collection on the Founding. This volume follows appropriately, because it makes clear the reasons why and the degree to which Franklin Roosevelt intended the New Deal to be a re-founding of the American republic. In presenting the words that Roosevelt spoke, the collection shows us not only his arguments but his masterful rhetoric, which presented the New Deal as only an updating of the Founding. The collection presents as well the arguments of those who opposed the New Deal — Democrats as well as Republicans — and those w...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 186 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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1914: A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one (A Tale of Two Nations Book 1)

by Melina Druga

“Austria-Hungary considers itself therefore from this moment in a state of war with Servia.” Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie were shot and killed by Slavic nationalist Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo, Bosnia. The event, at first, was of little more than regional interest, but soon it became clear war clouds were enveloping Europe. In Canada, the news was met with excitement and pride. The nation committed to Great Britain 20,000 to 30,000 soldiers within two to three weeks, and there is a surplus of recruits. Meanwhile, in the United States, the government is focused on isolationism and neutrality. Capitalists and newspapers schemed about how Americans could profit from a war, and tourists refused to change thei...

Genre: History, Americas, Military
Size: 29 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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COMM UP: A Marine's Reflections on the Opening of the Iraq War

by AARON Albers

March 19, 2003 and America is on the eve of war. In the Kuwaiti desert, thousands of young Americans and their coalition partners stand ready to start the war against Iraq, if ordered too. Many of them would be facing combat for the first time, and each of them carry their own thoughts and worries, which would change from day to day; the initial drive into Iraq and the early problems in the war, the weather and operational pause to the fall of Baghdad. And then getting home. Now 15 years after his involvement in the invasion, Aaron Albers commemorates the anniversary by sharing his story of a time when he was one of the thousands involved in the drive to Baghdad....

Genre: History, Americas, Middle East, Military
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Murder, Madness, and Mayhem on the Iowa Illinois Frontier (Midwest Heritage Book 1)

by Nick Vulich

Murder, Madness, and Mayhem on the Iowa-Illinois FrontierIt's not the usual boring history read. It's a fast-paced, easy to read, behind the scenes look at the making of Iowa and Illinois focusing on Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. When you're done reading it, you might even scratch your head and think - Oh, yeah! That's what Mrs. So, and So tried to tell me back in seventh-grade history class.And, I tell you what. We're going to skip all the boring parts, like dates, politics, and founding fathers. We're going to go right to the fun stuff... Indian Wars. Murder. Suicide. Incest. Robberies. Killer storms. If you live in Davenport, you're going to learn about the murder of the town's namesake, Colonel George Davenport, and get a few words about how he fathered two children by his stepdau...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Americas, United States
Size: 200 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Beyond Slavery: The Northern Romantic Nationalist Origins of America’s Civil War

by Walter Kirk Wood

IN THIS SHORT WORK, Professor Wood has taken on an important and often distorted question—the role of slavery in bringing on the great bloodletting of 1861—1865. The old propaganda charge that the war was “caused by” slavery now dominates “expert” opinion with almost totalitarian rigour. But in his exhaustive research into this question—to be published as a three-volume BEYOND SLAVERY—Dr. Wood will make a courageous refutation of that interpretation. He will show how the war became inevitable only because Northern society was infected by the revolutionary romantic nationalism that rocked Europe in the mid- 19th century. The South remained loyal to the old American dispensation of classical republicanism, and thus had to be eliminated. It was not the South’s defense of sla...

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Forgotten Dreams

by Johnny Joo

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Photography, History, Americas, United States
Size: 185.33 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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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, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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True Crime Stories Boxset: 48 Terrifying True Crime Murder Cases (List of Twelve Collection Book 1)

by Ryan Becker

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Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Biographies & Memoirs, True Accounts
Size: 279 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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A Soldier's Diary 1893-1918: From Philadelphia to the Philippines,Crawfish Jesse Tells It Like It Was

by Jesse Davisson

Digging into one’s family history can reveal unusual surprises. In my case, I recently discovered my great-grandfather, Jesse C. Davisson’s first-hand account of his 25-year military experience during an epic period in American history.Jesse was no angel when he first joined the Army in 1893 as an ordinary young man in Philadelphia. His diary follows his subsequent adventures––from learning to ride horse with the 7th Cavalry and befriending Indian Scouts to surviving ambushes and water-boarding prisoners––all while serving in the American Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection and World War I. A Soldier’s Diary 1893-1918: From Philadelphia to the Philippines, Crawfish Jesse Tells It Like It Was reveals the good and the bad in our human character. I...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 159 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Verses Versus Empire: II – The Obama Era

by Abdiel LeRoy

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, American
Size: 253 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Tracks We Leave

by Jack King

The Tracks We Leave is a collection of proverbs and profound expressions attributed to North American Indian tribes. It reflects the beauty of a centuries-old journey that springs from a brave, undeniably urgent human struggle to preserve culture, language, identity, and way of life, a mighty endeavor that endures even unto this day....

Genre: History, Americas, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices, Spirituality
Size: 195 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Wright Women: The Wright Brothers' Mother, Susan, and Sister, Katharine, of Dayton, Ohio

by Julie McDonald

Wilbur and Orville Wright inherited their mother Susan's extraordinary mechanical ability. The brothers learned from Susan how to be creative, using what is available for their many inventions. Their younger sister, Katharine, was friend, confidant, manager, nurse and spokesperson for the brothers. In this short eBook, about a 30 minute read, learn about the amazing women behind the men who were the first to fly....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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On the Path of Vengeance: A Historical Western Adventure Book

by Austin Grayson

Ross Barrow returns from the Civil War only to find his father dead, his two brothers missing, his sister nowhere to be found and his mother, a raving lunatic dying in the streets of El Paso. Soon he discovers that a man called Ambrose Shaughnessy owns the family ranch now,and he's raising Ross' baby sister as his own. He immediately cooks up a plan to work on the ranch undercover for a chance to investigate his family's mysterious fate and get revenge for everything he's lost.Even the best-laid plans can go ashtray though. When things do not turn out to be what they appear, Ross is left to question his motives for revenge. On top of that, he unexpectedly finds himself falling for Shaughnessy's sweet, caring daughter. Will Ross be able to discover what happened to his family and bring just...

Genre: History, Americas, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 305 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Great Book of Pennsylvania: The Crazy History of Pennsylvania with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States 8)

by Bill O'Neill

How much do you know about the state of Pennsylvania? There’s so much to learn about the Keystone State that even its residents don’t know. In this trivia book, you’ll learn more about Pennsylvania’s history, pop culture, inventions, sports, and more!  In The Great Book of Pennsylvania, you’ll find the answers to the following questions:How did Pennsylvania get its name?  Why is it known as the “Keystone State”?Do you know how Hersheypark got started?Do you know which best-selling musician had her first concert at a fair in Pennsylvania?Which famous board game was invented by a Pennsylvanian using stolen ideas from other board games?Which famous fast food item started out in PA?Who was the Stroudsburg Rain Man?What places in Pennsylvania are said to be haunted?Where are you...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games, History, Americas, World, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts, Travel, United States
Size: 143 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed Volume 2

by Mark Gery

Volume 2 of DEBACLE starts by offering the reader one of the only detailed presentations of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Then comes the first Bush administration's concerted efforts to promote and organize a massive US military response to the invasion, irrespective of the wishes of several Arab states, many members of the United Nations, and most of the American public. Concurrent with this is the large-scale preparation for war by the US military as well as the Iraqi side. The key goals for the war are explained in detail, as well as the White Houses efforts to block or otherwise derail all moves toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Volume 2 of DEBACLE then spells out the first phase of the Gulf War itself. Iraq's brazen and demoralizing SCUD attacks on Israel ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town

by Tim Mathers

"The Bad News Bears" meets "Friday Night Lights". A powerful, unfiltered account of the passionate youth baseball culture in a decaying American city. An aging and aimless bachelor agrees to help a local little league team and finds his life forever altered from the experience. “Little Field, Big Time Baseball” is really two books in one.An uplifting ride with a group of fiercely competitive pre-teen ballplayers and the every man dad who took them under his wing for 3 crazy seasons. It's also a cautionary tale of the excesses in American youth sports brought on by adults mentoring and often smothering children in the ultimate kid's game.Author Tim Mathers' first hand account of the sub-culture of youth sports in America will grip you from the first pitch to the last out. And be on yo...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sports & Outdoors, Baseball, Biographies, Miscellaneous
Size: 310 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Eight, True, Short Stories of Daring Slave Escapes: Tales From the Underground Railroad

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Children's eBooks, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 29 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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America In The Founders' Words: Or What You didn't learn in High School (Pop History Book 3)

by Cj Evans

"When they get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, they will become corrupt as in Europe."- Thomas JeffersonWhat do you remember about the Founding Fathers from history class? Do you remember reading over some of their letters? Or how about even a glimpse at The Federalist Papers? Anything by Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, John Adams? Like most of us, probably not.In the third instalment of the Pop History series, I present to you quotes from the Founders in regards to the Militia & Military, Economics of Government, and Democracy. Some of what they said could be considered shocking to some. What I learned personally was surprising in some ways.Yet for figures so important in American History, most of us still haven't really read much from them, so I give to you, Am...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Revolution Comes to Redding: Jonas Fairchild's Journal 1778-1779

by Bruce Nelson

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Genre: Children's eBooks, Geography & Cultures, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Yuma Prison: A Western Adventure (Marshal Jack Black Book 6)

by Ash Lingam

Roy Blood had been locked in Yuma Territorial Prison for the attempted murder of U.S. Deputy Marshal Harold Stampede. But the outlaw has managed to break out and take a dozen hardened convicts with him as they sweep a path of violence across Southern Arizona. The leader of the gang has sworn an oath to kill the deputy marshal for shooting dead his partner, Jimmy So-Fast. And Marshal One-Eyed Jack Black intends to do whatever he can to stop him and protect the citizens of Cochise County – all this, while an unsuspecting killer is on the loose in Peirce City during the lawmen’s absence....

Genre: History, Americas, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Genre Fiction, Westerns, Romance, Western
Size: 275 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College

by Dale Coleman

On September 13, 1965, Tacoma Community College opened its doors to the public. The founding of the College was the culmination of four years of coordinated effort, steadfast leadership and grassroots community support. Built around the idea that educational opportunity is a critical component of a thriving community, TCC set forth on a mission to bring high-quality, affordable education to all, without regard to means or circumstance. Over the next 50 years, as thousands of students passed through the open door to previously unavailable opportunity and achievement, the strength and resilience of this simple idea would be tested. Through economic hardship, social upheaval, changing job markets and times of crisis both global and local, Tacoma Community College would prove to be an enduring...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, College & University
Size: 151 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Nicolás Maduro: The Life of Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela's President (One-Hour History Books Book 1)

by History by the Hour

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Voyager Program: The History and Legacy of NASA’s First Probes that Traveled to the Outer Solar System

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsToday the Space Race is widely viewed poignantly and fondly as a race to the Moon that culminated with Apollo 11 “winning” the Race for the United States. In fact, it encompassed a much broader range of competition between the Soviet Union and the United States that affected everything from military technology to successfully launching satellites that could land on Mars or orbit other planets in the Solar System. Moreover, the notion that America “won” the Space Race at the end of the 1960s overlooks just how competitive the Space Race actually was in launching people into orbit, as well as the major contributions the Space Race influenced in leading to today’s International Space Station a...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Science & Math, Astronomy & Space Science
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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