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The Twentieth Century West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
The Medieval West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
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Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Ebook is the third in a series of Ebooks that describes the last exciting leg of my first tour of the Continent, when I visited Venice and Milan before going through the Simplon tunnel into Switzerland for three weeks of fantastic skiing in the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and Grindelwald, where I skied up close to the famous Matterhorn and the menacing north wall of the Eiger.
Who Started World War One?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book investigates what happened in the six weeks from the Sarajevo assassinations to the outbreak of war; It concentrates on the immediate causes of the war bringing out clearly the human factors; miscalculation, ignorance, poor information, human temperament and attitudes, and even bad organisation. In this respect it is a true guide to what caused World War One.
1492 And All That!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,190. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
All those things that you might wish to know about the history of Spain and Portugal as a visitor or an ex-patriot. History visited with an ex-patriot's eye.
A Court called Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook, offering an illustrated contribution about the ancient legal term 'Thing', being a court of justice, a public assembly or both. Both historical and actual use of the expression is provided. It starts with a god called Thincsus and through the ages it also connect to related modern parliaments in several countries.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
De Greet Hofmans-affaire
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De Greet Hofmans-affaire is de beruchte hofkwestie waarin een eenvoudige gebedsgenezeres het voortbestaan van het Nederlandse koningshuis in gevaar bracht. Lambert J. Giebels (1935-2011) was de eerste historicus die deze affaire in zijn geheel in kaart heeft weten te brengen.
Tegels lichten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Tegels lichten - of ware verhalen over de autoriteiten in het land van de voldongen feiten stamt uit 1972 en is het bekendste en meest geprezen werk van H.J.A. Hofland, die in 1999 door zijn vakgenoten werd uitgeroepen tot ‘Journalist van de eeuw’ en in 2011 voor zijn gehele oeuvre werd bekroond met de P.C. Hooftprijs.
A Jewel In The Centre Of The Mediterranean Sea
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: Simple English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historical events of a beautiful Island situated right in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
Salamanca 1812
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
The Battle of Barrosa
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
The Retreat to Corunna
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
The Tower Clock Stopped
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.
Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
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Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.