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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.
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.
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.
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
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Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel
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Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
Elizabethan Era
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
A Faerie's History of Caledonia
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Price: Free! Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more history than fiction, this is a factually accurate tale of Scotland and of her strange, northernmost region: Caledonia. But it is told from the perspective of one of the Wee Folk. So it reveals connections that have eluded or been ignored by many human historians. Here are the dramas and tragedies that have soured Scottish history. But here also is chivalry and hope to inspire us all.