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The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque by Joseph Harriss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Richly illustrated with historical documents, this is a fascinating and informative look at the Eiffel Tower, the genius of its engineer, and the socio-economic context that made it the icon of an age. "An interesting story interestingly told."—The New York Times. "Certainly the best biography of a building and the cultural climate which spawned it we've read in a very long time."—Kirkus Reviews
Curious Histories of Nice, France by Margo Lestz
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Would you like to get more enjoyment from your stay in Nice? Are you curious about the events that shaped the character of this intriguing city by the sea? Yes? Then this book is for you. In it you will: • Meet Nice's unlikely heroine. • Follow the city's path to becoming French. • Find out why Queen Victoria travelled with a donkey. • Learn about traditions at the heart of Niçois culture.
La guerre vue de Marseille. Comment un quartier, une ville, un pays, ont vecu la tourmente, de 1939 a 1945 by Serge Angeric
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
First volume of a book describing how World War II was lived in France , in particular in Marseille were the author lived. This volume covers the years 1938-1942. The second volume will cover years 1943 to 1945. And a third volume will be about Charles de Gaulle through his writings and those who knew him during the War.
The Mystery of Lord Wenlock and His Glastonbury Treasure by Adrian F. Fray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
If you enjoy solving mysteries you will love this real-life ‘detective story' where you get to answer the many questions that come up. Who was John Wenlock? How did he die and when? Was he slain in battle, murdered, or did he survive incognito? More importantly, what happened to his ‘treasure'?
The Shared Burden - United States-French Coalition Operations in the European Theater of World War II - Southern France to the Defeat of Germany, NORDWIND Offensive, Churchill, Eisenhower, de Gaulle by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The United States military rarely conducts unilateral actions. Normally, it operates with coalition partners. This has been true for over a century and there is little indication that it will change in the future.
Paris : Walks on the Dark Side by Catherine Grise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
A practical guide for the tourist interested in exploring the dark and macabre side of the City of Light. This book focuses on sites of Paris connected with events that occurred from the 16th century to just after the French Revolution..
Histoire du Lauragais by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,390. Language: French. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Le Lauragais, près de Toulouse, est la région de France qui mérite le plus l’appellation de « Pays Cathare », celui des hérétiques tragiquement exterminés au XIIIe siècle. Froissart le décrit comme « les terres les plus fertiles du monde ». Sa vallée d'une immense importance économique et stratégique a joué un rôle important dans l'Histoire.
7 promenades à Paris by TofBus
You set the price! Words: 38,330. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voici un moyen passionnant d'aller à la rencontre de Paris, de son présent, de son passé, de son histoire, de ses anecdotes, au travers de 7 promenades surprenantes !
Palace of Justice by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
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 » History » European
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.
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée by Gracchus Babeuf
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. You set the price! 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
La Guerre de Vendée [l'amnésie de l'histoire de France] by Philippe Prisson
Price: $3.20 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.
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. You set the price! 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.
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.
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.
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.