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Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany by Tim Mellage
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
covert operation by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in western Germany in 1947 this is a dramatised version of a true event. A young woman who has escaped from the eastern sector unwittingly exposes a forger helping to get Nazi war criminals out of Germany on false documents..
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War by Heinrich von Kleist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money by Gottfried Feder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » European
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect by Geetanjali Mukherjee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
Swimming at Villa Hugel by Mary Hanford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Post World War II Germany was Mary Hanford's world as a young American girl. She was the "fly on the wall" witness to events designed to take down the Krupp empire, which had been major money behind Hitler. Her lawyer father was part of the team that took over the Krupp mansion -- Villa Hugel . In this enchanting memoir, Mary reveals what happened as she saw it through her eyes as a young girl.
Gods Sorely Tested Child by Marion Tymms
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » European
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.
The German Nexus by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 1 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
The Great Unknown King by Maxim Belsky
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The book offers a new look at the personality of the King of Prussia, Frederick the Great. Книга позволяет по-новому взглянуть на личность короля Пруссии Фридриха Великого - прославленного полководца, выдающегося политика и великого реформатора.
Nietzsche's Footfalls by David Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
Aller Tage Morgen by Tomas Herzberger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
The Diary of a Young Girl 少女日记(ESL/EFL英汉对照简体版) by Qiliang Feng
Series: 百万英语阅读计划丛书（英汉对照中级英语读物简体版）第三辑. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
本书是“百万英语阅读计划”丛书——英汉对照中级英语系列读物第III辑之13，适合已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者阅读。百万英语阅读计划(Million-Word Reading Project, MWRP)是专门为将英语作为外语的学习者（EFL learners）设计的英语阅读提高计划，读者对象为已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者（相当于初级英语水平），通过２年、每天约15分钟的阅读能达到中级英语水平，掌握3000多单词和大量的短语，熟练掌握英语的各种句子结构，并能阅读一般英语原著。
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989 by Terry Irving
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
The Exceptionally Decisive Carl Schmitt: Naming the Sovereign Hand by Colm Gillis
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Carl Schmitt (1888-1985) was a German conservative. He is someone you need to read if you want to know what is going on in the world today. In this study, the topic of sovereignty on Schmitt’s terms is discussed. Two themes are used to explain the sovereign theory of Schmitt, that of names and the hand. After reading this book, you should understand why politics is the “art of counting up to one.”
The Diary of a Young Girl 少女日記 (ESL/EFL 英漢對照繁體版) by Qiliang Feng
Series: 百萬英語閱讀計劃叢書（英漢對照中級英語讀物繁體版）第三輯. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
本書是“百萬英語閱讀計劃”叢書——英漢對照中級英語系列讀物第III輯之13，適合已掌握1500基本英語辭彙的讀者閱讀。百萬英語閱讀計劃(Million-Word Reading Project, MWRP)是專門為將英語作為外語的學習者（EFL learners）設計的英語閱讀提高計劃，讀者對象爲已掌握1500基本英語詞彙的讀者（相當於初級英語水準），通過２年、每天約15分鐘的閱讀能達到中級英語水準，掌握3000多單詞和大量的短語，熟練掌握英語的各種句子結構，並能閱讀一般英語原著。
U.S. Army in the Cold War: Forging the Shield - The U.S. Army in Europe, 1951-1962, Atomic Warfare Training, Pentomic, New Look, Berlin Crisis, Building New German Army, Elvis Presley Goes to Europe by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Forging the Shield tells the story of the U.S. Army in Europe during the critical 1950s and early 1960s. It spans the period between the return of major U.S. combat forces to Germany in 1951 and the aftermath of the Berlin crisis of 1961-1962.