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Paris je t'aime
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
French Holidays & Traditions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One
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Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A moving and sensitive account, using contemporary material of that time, of the selection and training of horses and mules at the Lathom Remount Depot (UK). Before crossing the English Channel to engage in battle some of them had already traversed the Atlantic by boat having been through the selection process in North America.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652
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Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".
Ojkače Kninske krajine
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Price: $2.47 USD. Words: 850. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » World music
Ova e-knjiga je zbirka od 42 napjeva za ojkanje, tradicionalni način pjevanja naroda Kninske krajine koji je UNESCO-ov odbor za nematerijalnu kulturnu baštinu svijeta 2010 uvrstio na popis ugrožene nematerijalne baštine.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
Articles, Particles, and Facts
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Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Articles and newspaper items from around the world of the areas of Baldoyle, Howth, Portmarnock, and Sutton County Dublin Ireland.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This work aims to disseminate to the general public an essay on the life of the Prince Henry the Navigator who was awarded the first prize Henriquino in 1960 in the village of Sagres, Portugal.
Esta é a Ditosa Pátria Minha Amada
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Neste livro épico deste povo glorioso que são os Lusitanos o autor elaborou poesia em oitava rima ao modo camoniano contando a história de Portugal desde o Rei D. Sebastião até aos nossos tempos.
La Guerre de Vendée [l'amnésie de l'histoire de France]
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Price: $2.54 USD. Words: 215,610. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Cette anthologie sur La Guerre de Vendée, enrichie de cartes et d'illustrations, représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France et demeure également peu connue des Français. Cette partie de notre histoire, comme vous allez pouvoir le découvrir, a été occultée par l'histoire officielle, et est absente des manuels scolaires.
Your Academic Guide To The Greek Language, Culture and Civilization
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is both an educational guide and a Greek lover's guide to all things Greek in way of the Greek civilization's history from ancient times up until today.
Crummell!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
Forces of History: Myth, Liberty and Freedom in European History.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Forces of History traces liberty through events in European history including: Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and even the Irish fight for freedom. It is a collection of essays that show how the same story of liberty has risen to the top throughout the ages.