Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary

Check Please, Your Highness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Bygone Era Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Archduke Ernst of Austria (1824–1899), a cousin of Emperor Franz Joseph, is recorded in the official genealogies as having died unmarried and without issue. This is not true. He fathered four children with the lovely Laura Skublics de Bessenyö, a noblewoman from rural western Hungary. Did Ernst and Laura ever marry? What became of their children? Those questions have remained unanswered: until now
Beer, Cider and Spirits in Old Regime France
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
This excerpt from Le Grand d'Aussy's classic work on the history of French private life explores the history of beer, cider and spirits in France from the Gauls to Le Grand's own time (the late eighteenth century).
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
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Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
Paris-London Connection: The Assassination of Princess Diana
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Paris-London Connection is the most shocking yet factual book written on the 1997 Paris crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This fast-moving but authoritative narrative exposes the people who ordered and carried out the assassination. It also reveals the huge level of coordinated state-authorised corruption in the subsequent investigations, including the London inquest.
Reports From a Distant Place
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Frank Shatz’s book, Reports from a Distant Place, is about life in the shadow of death. It is a unique portrayal of survival during the Holocaust, by hiding in plain sight. It is also about living, dangerously, under the Red Star. The last chapter, In America, is about hope and a reinvented life.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.