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Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
A Court called Thing
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook, offering an illustrated contribution about the ancient legal term 'Thing', being a court of justice, a public assembly or both. Both historical and actual use of the expression is provided. It starts with a god called Thincsus and through the ages it also connect to related modern parliaments in several countries.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo
Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Ebook is the third in a series of Ebooks that describes the last exciting leg of my first tour of the Continent, when I visited Venice and Milan before going through the Simplon tunnel into Switzerland for three weeks of fantastic skiing in the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and Grindelwald, where I skied up close to the famous Matterhorn and the menacing north wall of the Eiger.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
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One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Tower Clock Stopped
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Nonfiction » History » European
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.
The Retreat to Corunna
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.
Hannelore: kind van een Duitse moeder in oorlogstijd, 1940-1947
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: Dutch. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Toen de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbrak woonde Hannelore Meijaard in het Zuid-Bevelandse dorp Oudelande. Haar moeder was een Duitse. Het huis van de Meijaards brandde in 1941 af, brandstichting werd vermoed... Een waargebeurd verhaal over vermeende collaboratie en wantoestanden bij de Bijzondere Rechtspleging na de bevrijding. Tekst: Jan J.B. Kuipers, interviews: Gert P. Kuipers
The Battle of Barrosa
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
Salamanca 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
The Twentieth Century West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
The Battle of Albuera 1811
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Key note: The Battle of Albuera was one of the bloodiest, and yet least decisive of the battles fought in the Peninsular War.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: 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.
Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
Etruscan Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Forces of History: Myth, Liberty and Freedom in European History.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Forces of History traces liberty through events in European history including: Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and even the Irish fight for freedom. It is a collection of essays that show how the same story of liberty has risen to the top throughout the ages.