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Magna Carta: The Tax Revolt that Gave Us Liberty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The Magna Carta is a founding document of individual liberty, the rule of law, and parliamentary democracy. In this accessible and engaging book, Chris Berg and John Roskam explain what the Magna Carta is, where it came from, and why it matters.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War"
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
Napoleon and His Marshals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Irish History & Myth Series Box Set
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: 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, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.
Truths.
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 267,120. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
We are what we know. We know what is handed down. Our daily life is organised by “historical narrations”. Universally. To judge over the validity of “historical narrations” and of history, we must know all about those narrators of history. Today, and during the last two centuries, all narrators of history are educated in institutions created by European Christians.
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Brigitte Helm German Actress Of Metropolis Fame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers
Palace of Justice
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
A Journal of Old Baldoyle; Number 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This journal is published with the results of this last year's research into the history of the hinterland of Baldoyle
A Postcard from Baldoyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book brings to the reader the postcard publishing history of this area of North County Dublin in Ireland.
Diana Inquest: The British Cover-Up
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 274,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
The explosive evidence in Diana Inquest: The British Cover-Up blows the lid on the events that took place in the 24 hours following the death of Princess Diana in 1997. In disturbing new findings - based on documentary evidence withheld from the 2007-8 inquest jury - the book reveals that Princess Diana's UK post-mortem samples were switched prior to toxicology testing.
Cafeneaua Coanei Europa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Romanian. Published: May 3, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » European
În carte sunt redate evoluții geopolitice de după epoca Războiului Rece, cu accent pe relația SUA și Federației Ruse cu Balcanii și Orientul Mijlociu
Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
The Road of the Mountaineers: Die Strasse der Gebirgsjager
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Lioness Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Lisa Frei lived outside Munich before the second world war. Through two years research, Lisa narrates the events that took her brothers to war. Conscripted to the German army; one to Russia, the other to the Arctic. his fascinating account mingles personal stories, tragic accounts and every day family lives, against the backdrop of the most turbulent times in European history.
Saxo Grammaticus on Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.