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Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
Apres Moi le Dessert: A French Eighteenth Century Model Meal by Jim Chevallier
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Original eighteenth century recipes - most newly translated from French - selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook. Recipes appear for three services: FIRST SERVICE (Soups and entrees) - SECOND SERVICE (roasts) - THIRD SERVICE (Entremets) - and range from chickens in galantine to fried testicles.
The Catacombs of Paris: A Strange But True Tale by Melissa Cleeman
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders, Nonfiction » History » European
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out what was done to solve the problem, and about the mysterious catacombs.
Los hijos de Robespierre. Francia: de la OAS a la intervención en Libia by Gabriel Glasman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Esta obra se ocupa de trazar, el itinerario de una tradición que hizo de la ocupación y de las cruentes formas de represión, un hábito sostenido por siglos. Recorre desde los sueños expansivos de Richeliu y Colbert hasta la presencia en el sudeste asiático y la vergonzosa derrota a manos de los vietnamitas; desde el crudo colonialismo en Argelia hasta la escuela de tortura de la OAS.
Three Stories From Paris by Jesse Myner
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » History » European
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion by Susanne Alleyn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador by Jorge Zicolillo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
The Truth Behind the Ben Hammott Confession-Hoax: Rennes-le-Chateau, Mary Magdalene, and the Priory of Sion by Gus Stiver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Finally, the mystery is solved and all is revealed. Learn how the Anti-Magdalene conspiracy has been lying to us for thousands of years and how one man stood up for the Truth of Mary Magdalene.
About the Baguette: Exploring the Origin of a French National Icon by Jim Chevallier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » History » European
Where did the baguette come from? A simple enough question, but this search for an answer ranges from the long breads of Babylon and Egypt to the first long (but wide) breads in France to the gradual evolution of long narrow breads from the eighteenth into the twentieth century, resulting in both the roll-sized "flute" and the gigantic jockos of the nineteenth century.
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen by Ashleigh Jenson
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons by K.J. Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
La Guerre de Vendée [l'amnésie de l'histoire de France] by Philippe Prisson
Price: $2.54 USD. Words: 215,610. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Cette anthologie sur La Guerre de Vendée, enrichie de cartes et d'illustrations, représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France et demeure également peu connue des Français. Cette partie de notre histoire, comme vous allez pouvoir le découvrir, a été occultée par l'histoire officielle, et est absente des manuels scolaires.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale by Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » History » European
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein by La Marquise de la Rochejaquelein
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
Les Généraux Vendéens by Jacques Crétineau-Joly
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 2. Price: $1.26 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: French. Published: September 21, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » History » European
Ce livre décrit l'époppée homérique et tragique des sept principaux généraux vendéens durant la Guerre de Vendée de 1793 à 1796.
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée by Gracchus Babeuf
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
La Guerre de Vendée représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France qui demeure peu connue des Français. Mais ce qui a été dissimulé, c’est la répression et la tentative de l’extermination de la population vendéenne en 1793 et 1794. Dans ce livre, vous allez pouvoir le découvrir les conséquences des décrets votés en 1793 pour mettre fin à la guerre de Vendée. En
By Order of Napoleon - The Taking of Malta by Joe Scicluna
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On his way to Egypt, Napoleon ousted the Knights of the Order of St. John from Malta in 1798. This book is chronological compilation of the orders he issued to his generals to take the island and to establish a new government under the French republic.
Paris je t'aime by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village by Bertrand Ménard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Before Charlie Hebdo French Terrorism During The Algerian War by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » European
The Organisation de l'Armee was a group that wanted to continue French rule in Algeria. In the years from 1953-1962 the OAS conducted bombings, barracks uprisings, political assassination attempts, etc. to attain their goals. On two occasions they nearly succeeded in murdering French President de Gaulle. My book looks at the OAS, their senseless acts against French citizens and their leadership.