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Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
The Perfect Dictator Manual
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Perfect Dictator Manual is a shocking, revealing and interesting book. The author strips off myths and legends the personalities of the most sinister dictators: Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, or Ceausescu. At the same time, the functioning mechanisms of tyrannical regimes are highlighted. In other words, it is an essay on dictators, dictatorships and their true nature.
37: The Year of Portent
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
Are Popes Really Needed?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
How do you become a man of love, beyond religion, beyond culture, beyond nation? A very short biography of Angelo Roncalli better known as the blessed Pope John XXIII who headed the Catholic Church from 1958 until his death in 1963.
The Incident at Montebello
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.
Gramsci
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
On November 8th, 1926 Antonio Gramsci, a newspaper editor, and elected member of the parliament for the Italian Communist Party was arrested by the Italian Fascist police despite his parliamentary immunity, and sent to the Special Tribunal for the Defense of the State where he was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Eleven years later he died in a private clinic in Rome during probation.
The Orange Propeller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Being the adventures of Stalwart Soap and Swene McEwan, 100 years apart.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Tre ritratti di dittatori: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: Italian. Published: August 16, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Quando metto a confronto i tre dittatori, vedo soprattutto una comune volontà di potenza scevra da ogni scrupolo, che annienta tutti i nemici, non conosce la morale, la pietà o la cavalleria. Da qui, la fine della libertà per tutti coloro che essi governano, il soffocamento di ogni contraddizione virile, il disprezzo per la masse, la persecuzione dell’intelletto.
Belluno ieri e oggi, cronache del passato
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
"Belluno Ieri e Oggi, Cronache del passato" raccoglie una serie di storie legate alla Provincia di Belluno. Articoli e racconti brevi con le cronache del passato, in particolare del Ventennio fascista, con le visite a Belluno di Starace, il famoso discorso "Burro o cannoni" di Mussolini. L'incontro a Villa Gaggia tra Hitler e Mussolini e il retroscena dell'attentato che non ci fu.