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Limbless Landlord
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.
What's in an English Place-name?: A History of England in Its Place-names
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
What's in an English Place-Name? offers a fascinating chance to trace the names within our localities back to their roots and to give an absorbing insight into our district's histories. Discussing the origins of hundreds of place-names in England this book provides a comprehensive understanding of how place-names arose.
Poles in India 1942-1948
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 309,620. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This Indian adventure is intrinsically linked to World War II: after the deportations to the Soviet Union a group of Poles found safe refuge in India, where they would stay until the end of the War , hoping to return to their own country. Unfortunately the Yalta Agreements made that impossible. Very few people went back to Communist Poland; the great majority scattering throughout the West.
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This narrative describes Thatcher’s rise from the depths of her Priministership to a place in modern history. Her help came principally from The Corps of The Royal Marines.
Diana Inquest: The Untold Story
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Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 256,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Untold Story reveals how judicial corruption led to a seriously flawed verdict at the inquest into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This is the gripping, true account of a judiciary hell-bent on ensuring that the jury would not be permitted to return a verdict of murder in the most significant and high profile inquest of our modern era.
The Pripyat Syndrome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book recalls the tragic fate of one young woman from Pripyat, as she struggles desperately to save the life of her only son. The vicissitudes of the first days and the first years after the Chernobyl catastrophe are shown vividly and precisely.
Outlasting the Nazis and Communists: My Life in Vienna and Prague
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939, the fate of Paul Vantoch’s Jewish father hung in the balance. The tightly woven chronicle tells the unforgettable tale of how Paul helped his father survive Hitler’s systematic extermination of Jews, and how Paul and his mother escaped the Communists.
IB European History - Top Ten Matricies and the Such
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of notes, essays, and other useful information from the IB European History Class (HL). This information is excellent to use for review and studying for the actual exam, because you'll need to remember all of this content, even though you're being tested on it one year after you learned it.
The Irish Guards In The Great War, Vol. 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by England's greatest poet. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918. This e-book edition features an introduction by the leading military writer Patrick Bishop.
Barcelona. La mirada de un turista
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 13, 2013 by OmniaBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Guía Novelada Turístico-Cultural, libro muy ameno que integra cuidadosamente la historia, la cultura, la tradición y el interés turístico de Barcelona. Contiene 213 fotografías, 6 mapas y 4 grabados.
De Greet Hofmans-affaire
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De Greet Hofmans-affaire is de beruchte hofkwestie waarin een eenvoudige gebedsgenezeres het voortbestaan van het Nederlandse koningshuis in gevaar bracht. Lambert J. Giebels (1935-2011) was de eerste historicus die deze affaire in zijn geheel in kaart heeft weten te brengen.
Tegels lichten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Tegels lichten - of ware verhalen over de autoriteiten in het land van de voldongen feiten stamt uit 1972 en is het bekendste en meest geprezen werk van H.J.A. Hofland, die in 1999 door zijn vakgenoten werd uitgeroepen tot ‘Journalist van de eeuw’ en in 2011 voor zijn gehele oeuvre werd bekroond met de P.C. Hooftprijs.
The stealing of the Irish Crown Jewels: an unsolved crime
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
1907. the irish crown jewels are stolen from under the noses of the dublin metropolitan police in dublin castle a few days before the royal visit of king edward vii. the authorities send for scotland yard. the crime is never solved, perhaps because if the thief was ever identified a huge scandal would follow? this is the true story of an audacious robbery, blackmail, murder and political intrigue
Gods Sorely Tested Child
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
The Spirit of Irish Wit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of 800 pieces of Irish wit, published in 1811 that encapsulates life from the humble chimney sweep to the arrogant nobleman. An essential guide to humour in culture and manners, pomp and politics, humbug and sharp tongues, class and craft, language and expression, wisdom and foolishness during the political ferment prior and during the 1798 Rebellion and after the Act of Union.
Na Poważnie Nr 7-8/2012
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Polish. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.