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For Love of a Dangerous Girl by Hank Cox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
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 » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
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 » Modern / 18th Century
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
French Holidays & Traditions by Margo Lestz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
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 » European
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.
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 » Biography » Personal memoir
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 » Revolutionary
Ce livre décrit l'époppée homérique et tragique des sept principaux généraux vendéens durant la Guerre de Vendée de 1793 à 1796.
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 » History » European
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.
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.
Three Stories From Paris by Jesse Myner
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
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.
Scavenger Hunt – Historic Paris by SleuthQuests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual date in Paris, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the older parts of the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Scavenger Hunt - Paris by SleuthQuests
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
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 » History » European(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.
Das echte Midnight In Paris: Eine Geschichte der expatriierten Schriftsteller in Paris, welche die verlorene Generation bildeten by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: German. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Woody Allen hat den Glanz von Paris der zwanziger Jahren magisch dargestellt in Midnight In Paris, aber war das wirklich der Fall? Die Verlorene Generation bildete eine der faszinierendsten, exzentrischen und vielfältigsten Gruppen von Schriftstellern je gekannt - Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, und so viele mehr bildeten diese künstlerische Periode der Zeit
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 » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
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.
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 » Modern / 18th Century
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..."
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.
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 » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
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.
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 » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
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.
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 » Children's Books » History / Europe
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!