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The German Nexus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families
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Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
The Battle of Nibley Green
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
Cento giorni
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.
Age of Arthur
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Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
Battle of Bailen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
Lancelot - The Truth behind the Legend - Celtic Twilight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Of all the Knights of the Round Table, none is so famous as Sir Lancelot. He is both the finest of the Arthurian knights, and the worst. He is the champion of the Round Table, and the reason for its destruction. He is loyal, yet treacherous. Noble, but base. His is a complex character that combines the best and worst of the world of chivalry in one person.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In about the year 1190 monks at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur. The discovery is today routinely dismissed as a crude hoax worked by monks greedy for the money that would come from a stream of pilgrims visiting the tomb. But was it a hoax? And if Arthur was not buried in Glastonbury, where was he buried?
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
According to legend, London was founded by King Lud, ruler of the Trinovantes tribe of Celts in the 1st century bc. But there is much more to King Lud than prehistoric kingship. Tracing the ancient legends back to their source, historian Oliver Hayes reveals a remakable truth - that “King Lud” was really a god and London was his Holy City.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
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Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: Ultimate Fan Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.This ultimate fan guide celebrates Georgiana's life as loving mother, entertaining friend, de facto politician, and Empress of Fashion. It includes reviews and an "Absolute Plot Spoiler" for biography, movie, and DVD. A must read for fans of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Wild People: a history of wild acting people in Newcastle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of wildness in Newcastle. People ignoring rules and etiquette is a tradition in Newcastle that goes back hundreds of years. In this book I explore the criminal, the doctor who treat himself and his patient naked in Newcastle and gathered a large crowd, and much much more.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
The Rex Guide to the Kings and Queens of England
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Series: The Rex Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide to the Kings and Queens of England in chronological order.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
The Battle of Portland 1653
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.