Books tagged: british history

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World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary 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. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Falmouth Packet History
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Price: $55.05 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A brief history of the Falmouth packet communication system that once helped the United Kingdom to its position of dominance. This is a scholarly work.
Squire Bidecombe's Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new short story from the pen of the continually difficult to classify pen of Michael White. A historical / humorous tale in which nothing is quite as it seems!
1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
Chronicles of the Coast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
Inheritance: Kindred Spirits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The old house that American Josh MacMaddock has inherited in Britain starts to reveal its terrifying secrets. Tormented by flashbacks of a hidden ancestral link to an ancient Celtic Order he begins a frantic race to unravel its purpose before ruthless enemies emerge from the past. So begins an electrifying journey that forces him to confront past lives & to re-trace the steps of the ancient Celts
The Great War 1914, The British Campaign in France and Flanders, Vol. I
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was one of the greatest narrative writers in English history. Most famous for his Sherlock Holmes stories, he was incapable of penning a dull word. Nowhere is that more true than in his 'History of the Great War', now re-published as a series of e-books, with an introduction by the leading historian of the First World War, Nigel Jones.
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.