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The Unfortunate Dutchman
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
Nostradamus in Orval
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Series: Mysterieus België - Trilogie Maarten Dejonckheere, Book 2 · Mysterieus België Series, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquair Karel Rombaut wil met zijn boek aantonen dat hij als nazaat van Lodewijk XVII (1785-1795?) een troonpretendent van Frankrijk is. Maar voor hij zijn levenswerk kan publiceren, wordt Rombaut vermoord door een mysterieuze man die hem "de Profetie van Orval" zou hebben getoond... van de hand van Nostradamus!
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
The Earl of Belvedere
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A collection of poems and history about The Rochfort Family of Gaulstown, Rochfortbridge, Westmeath, Ireland. The story of how Robert Rochfort, the 1st Earl of Belvedere, incarcerated his wife for over thirty years in her own home.
Six Days in December: General George Washington's and the Continental Army's Encampment on Rebel Hill, December 13 - 19, 1777
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Elevator Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook prequel to the author's upcoming novel, Becoming Valley Forge (Feb. 2013), tells the little-known and moving story of General George Washington's and the Continental Army's six day encampment on Rebel Hill and Gulph Mills, six miles from Valley Forge, on December 13, 1777 through December 19, when the army marched to Valley Forge. The thrilling story of the threshold to Valley Forge.
George Strother Gaines
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You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
Canyons, Cutoffs and Hot Springs: Explore the California Trail Near Elko, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Follow the California Trail past trail intersections with the Secret Pass Trail, Hastings Cutoff and Greenhorn Cutoff. The trail meanders along a growing Humboldt River through the narrow confines of Carlin Canyon. Follow the end of the Hasting’s Cutoff from Overland Pass, having finally bypassed the Ruby Mountains, to finally emerge into the Humboldt River Valley.
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
Dunkle Häfen - Band 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Band 2. Versailles 1714. Ramis kann ihrem tödlichen Schicksal knapp entrinnen und flieht nach Versailles. Sie findet Aufnahme am Hof und und versucht alles, um ihre wahre Identität zu verbergen. Doch die Vergangenheit lässt sich nicht abschütteln und holt sie wieder ein. Und mit ihr kehren alte Bekannte zurück... Historischer Roman, zweibändig. Entspricht 450-550 Printseiten
Murder by Syllabub
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murderous ghost of a colonial gentleman is prowling the hallways of the old Smithwood plantation house in Virginia. When the “ghost” turns up dead on the dining room carpet, it is up to Ellen McKenzie and her Aunt Mary to identify the killer before their friend Elizabeth Smithwood is arrested. After all, it was a glass of Elizabeth’s creamy syllabub that killed him.
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée
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Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. You set the price! Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
La Guerre de Vendée représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France qui demeure peu connue des Français. Mais ce qui a été dissimulé, c’est la répression et la tentative de l’extermination de la population vendéenne en 1793 et 1794. Dans ce livre, vous allez pouvoir le découvrir les conséquences des décrets votés en 1793 pour mettre fin à la guerre de Vendée. En
Cant - A Gentleman's Guide to the Language of Rogues in Georgian London
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Visiting the Underworld of Georgian London but not sure how to blend in? Can't tell a clapperdogeon from a running smobbler? You need this book. This fascinating guide will teach you all you need to know about the vocabulary of the Rogues of Georgian London and how to function in society at the lowest level.