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The Courage to Look Back: Keep On Keeping On by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Courage to Look Back is the sequel to The Boys of St. Mary's (published in 2015). Many stories in this book flow from decisions by the Catholic System and the British Government in 1952/53 to migrate young children from Orphanages and Homes to provide child labour and increase the population of Commonwealth countries. The KOKO old boys network was started in 1988 by Delvin John Flynn.
How Great a Crime - to Tell the Truth by Steven Kay & Neil Kay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Joseph and Winifred Gales, 18th and early 19th century newspaper publishers were giants of UK and US history. 230 years on, when there is more than a hint of the rotten boroughs still hanging over British "democracy," and when the free press in the US is demonised for holding up the mirror of truth to power, they are as relevant as ever.
Rights of Man by Thomas Paine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Bowman by Ron Black & Wendy Fraser
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman by Ron Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
Robin Hood Existed by Michael Reuel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
If you care about whether Robin Hood was real or not, this is a book that will explain the problem as well as providing answers.
Empire Days: Britain and the empire in a year by Ray Bostock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Empire Days: Britain and the Empire in a Year is a thorough and informative description of the growth of the British Empire throughout history. Bostock covers all aspects of the Empire, including geography, politics and the Royal Family.
Queen Margaret Tudor by Stuart McCabe
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Queen Margaret II of Scotland (1489-1541) has been all but forgotten in the story of the Tudor dynasty established by her father, Henry VII. After her husband, James IV of Scotland, was killed in the battle of Flodden Field in 1513, Margaret found herself fighting for her infant son, the future James V.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944 by Tim Wray
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer by Bill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
Britain, a Christian Country: A Nation Defined by Christianity and the Bible, and the Social Changes that Challenge this Biblical Heritage by Paul Backholer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
For over a thousand years Britain was defined by Christianity, with monarchs dedicating the country to God and national days of prayer that saved the nation in its darkest hours. Discover the continuing legacy of the Bible in Britain, how faith defined its nationhood and the challenges from the 1960s to the present day.
Sprig of Broom by Susan Whitfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sprig of Broom is a coming-of-age creative non-fiction work about Geoffrey Plantagenet, a count, who marries King Henry’s daughter, Empress Matilda, and fathers the dynasty of Plantagenet kings. He has much to learn, and over the course of his life’s journey he develops a better understanding of himself, fathers a long line of kings, endures adversaries and faces the world of chaos around him.
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer by Bill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
Coleshanger by Thomas Corfield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars by Tessa West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning” by Ron Black
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
Cento giorni by Gabriele Dado'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.