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The Ladies of Dunster Castle by Jim Lee
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
What makes Dunster Castle so unusual is the prominent role women have played in its fortunes. Jim Lee worked for many years at the castle and knows more about it than just about anyone. Here he presents an entertaining history of the roles, from the heroic to the self-indulgent, its women have played over the centuries.
Britain's Nuclear Deterrent Force and the U.S. - U.K. Special Relationship: History of Atomic Weapons with Manhattan Project, Trident Submarine-launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) Replacement Decision by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Britain established in 1940 the first national nuclear weapons program in the world, and this gave Britain credibility in participating in the U.S.-led Manhattan Project during World War II. Despite the interruption in U.S.-U.K. nuclear cooperation in 1946-1958 owing to the McMahon Act, since 1958 the United States and the United Kingdom have worked closely in the nuclear domain.
Roman Yorkshire by Patrick Ottaway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,400. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book presents an important and up to date synthesis of Roman Yorkshire. Patrick Ottaway has spent much of his career as a field archaeologist in York and this volume thus provides an up to date and well informed description of archaeological as well as textual evidence. Its comprehensive coverage will makes this a key work for all interested in the subject.
Viking Age Yorkshire by Matthew Townend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In 866, the city of York was captured by a 'Great Army' of Viking warriors. Ten years later, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Viking army made the transition from warfare to settlement, as their leader 'shared out the land of the Northumbrians, and they proceeded to plough and to support themselves'. This conquest and settlement marked the beginning of Scandinavian domination.
The History of York by Patrick Nuttgens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This single volume history of York is written by the nine leading experts in their field and traces the story of this historic town from it beginnings as a Roman garrison to the thriving modern town of the year 2000. This is an attractive book for both the general reader and the more advanced local historian while a full bibliography allows for further study.
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.
Euroscepticism in Britain and France: Implications for NATO and the European Union - Brexit, Frexit, UK Independence Party (UKIP), National Front (FN), Conservatives, Comparison of Eurosceptic Parties by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
What would be the implications of a major European power leaving the European Union (EU)? Political movements in two of the most influential member states, the United Kingdom and France, have courted an EU withdrawal for decades.
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.
Western Cycles: United Kingdom by Alejandro Puerto
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Political
How Clement Attlee created the welfare state? How Winston Churchill faced the Malayan Emergency? Why Margaret Thatcher is admired and hated at the same time? What was the political cost of the Iraq War for Tony Blair? How Gordon Brown responded to the Great Recession? Have austerity measures of David Cameron working correctly? The answers are in Western Cycles: United Kingdom.
A Twist in Time by Ashley Cowie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
PREHISTORIC PEOPLE had a one-night stand with stone and enjoyed a long and faithful marriage with rope. Early humans pulled themselves upright along the evolutionary path and from rope-crafts hatched the modern sciences of measuring, geometry and engineering. Without rope The Great Pyramids of Egypt, Stonehenge and St. Paul's Cathedral could never have been built.
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.
Hijabistas, Mosques and Force: Muslim Women's Search for Self In Britain - Islamic Background of the Hijab, Religious Wear, Forced Marriage, Multiculturalism, Gender Rights, Prayer, Female Imams by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
Great Britain has struggled with how to treat its Muslim population since the terrorist attacks in 2005. Prime Minister David Cameron believes that British multiculturalism is not working, and the country needs to move to a more integrative approach for its diverse population. Muslim women in Britain, however, have already integrated.
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.
Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years by Don Axcell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
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.
Queen Elizabeth by Charles Williams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The life of Elizabeth represents, in English history, the longest and most spectacular period of a change in society. That change began before her. It was the change from a society directed, at any rate in theory, by a metaphysical idea, to a society directed, both in theory and practice, by nothing but he continual pressure of events. It is a change completed in our day.
Henry VII by Charles Williams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VII is less spectacular than his descendants, but not less interesting or even exciting. The first of the Tudors has been less written about than any (except Edward VI). He supplanted a dynasty and subordinated an aristocracy; he collected a treasure and created a fleet. But he created also the engine of monarchy.
Magna Carta Commentaries — 48 Stories Celebrating Little-known Facts about the Great Charter by Luan Hanratty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » European
The Magna Carta has been called the most important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.