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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.
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.
Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : The Bastille, Promenade Plantee, and Small Streets - Day 14
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Series: Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks, 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks, Day 14 : A Photo Memoir The Bastille, Promenade Plantee, and Small Streets 12 Original Paris Images Commentary & links * My wife Sheila and I took an unexpected, extended, almost-didn’t-happen trip and stay in Paris late 2012. The first 12 days of memories and images were posted free on our website, soon after our trip, beginning in early spring of 2013.
THE SHADOW OF A PRINCE IN HISTORY
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
True historical facts, alliances, betrayals, military campaigns, cruelty, love story, mysterious places, life story, royal descendants. Everything in one rich informative ebook!
Dominio incontrollato
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
Il caso Moro e l'Italia dei complotti politici degli Anni Settanta
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.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
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.
Genuine Swedish traditional food and dishes in one single cookbook
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Series: Swede On Tour, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: Simple English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Scandinavian
The book is written in easy English - The book will be here shortly as soon as it becomes clear I'm always looking for proofreaders to my e-books. As a proofreader means you always get to read my new e-books for free, and also long before they come out and have been published. You register by sending an mail to me and writable "proofreader" in the title bar.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
1492 And All That!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,530. 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.
Plumbatae
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Мягкая сила в истории Германии: Уроки 30-х годов ХХ века
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Объективно оценить любое значимое историческое событие можно лишь после того как произошли, установлены и осознаны его последствия. Поэтому чем большее время отделяет нас от этого события, тем понятней становится его место во всеобщей истории. Кроме этого в интересах приближения к истине можно использовать появляющуюся в науке новую методологию исторического анализа. Коррекция методологии анализа
Cammini e viaggiatori
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 25, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In Cammini e viaggiatori si è voluta raccontare la pace di luoghi paradisiaci come l'inquietudine di luoghi accidentati. Luoghi evocativi legati alla Prima Guerra Mondiale camminate, pause di silenzio, visioni. Il paesaggio è il vero protagonista, il sipario sulla scienza del mondo.
Thirteen Coats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
Ukraine Reports: Conflicting Identities in Crimea, Fragmented Ukraine, NATO Membership Candidacy, Russian Energy Policies, Ukraine at a Crossroads - Implications for America and Europe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Six reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into current events in the Ukraine, with detailed discussions of vital interests of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Russia, the United States, and the Caucasus; The Security Concerns of the Baltic States as NATO Allies - Estonia, Latvia, Dagestan, Armenia, Chechen, Nagorno Karabakh, U.S. - Russian Reset
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The ugly history of the Soviet Union and its treatment of conquered nations is still a very recent memory, and the statements and actions of the current Russian leadership do not provide evidence that the old ways of thinking have died.