Books tagged: british history

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The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
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Price: Free! Words: 32,380. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
Days to Remember: The British Empire in the Great War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In this fascinating study, Henry Newbolt and John Buchan take a general overview of the First World War, from its causes to the aftermath, with the focus on the central role played by both Britain and its colonies. They cover the major campaigns on the Western Front – as well as the battles fought around the globe – and the main campaigns at sea.
Butterworth's Brigade
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A 1990s book is designed to inform the reader of details of ’The Second World War.’ Butterworth’s Brigade is a story within a story about the education of children who rebel in the classroom and in particular, how a mad-cap Brigadier positively affects their life and attitudes when he engineers their compulsory education in which the action of ’The ‘Second World War’ is played out daily.
The Lion and the Rose, Book One: William Rising
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Series: The Lion and the Rose, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
William of Normandy: visionary, ambitious, indomitable, cunning. . . the man who would change the destinies of England and France forever. William Rising tells his story as never before, from crippling childhood loss, political treachery, and adolescent betrayal, to the making of a conqueror.
Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Whiting tells how this enigmatic soldier achieved his goal through ruthless generalship and a typical disregard for orders from above.