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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)
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One by Ron Black
Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A moving and sensitive account, using contemporary material of that time, of the selection and training of horses and mules at the Lathom Remount Depot (UK). Before crossing the English Channel to engage in battle some of them had already traversed the Atlantic by boat having been through the selection process in North America.
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 Mounth Passes: A Heritage Guide to the Old Ways Through the Grampian Mountains by Nate Pedersen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Mounth passes are the old ways through the Grampian mountains of Scotland. Twelve passes are profiled in this eBook, from the Causey Mounth on the eastern coast to the Monega Pass deep in the heart of the Highlands. Each route is considered from an historical perspective, followed by a guide to walking the trail today. Widely illustrated with photographs.
Northern Plant Lore: A Field Guide to the Ancestral Use of Plants in Northern Europe by Hugh B. Long
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,460. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications, Nonfiction » History » European
Over a thousand years ago the Anglo-Saxons used willow bark to treat headaches; modern pharmaceutical companies use the same basic ingredient - salicin. They boiled the bark in holy water and added a few other unnecessary ingredients, but they had a basic treatment that worked a millennia ago! And they called this the Dark Ages? Explore Anglo-Saxon Herbal Medicine that actually worked!
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.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England by Guthrie Stewart
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
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 English Difference? by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
A Schoolboy's War by Derek E. Couturas
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A poignant WWII memoir told from the perspective of a little boy: A School Boy's War is an insightful, heartfelt and well-crafted tale of a young boy, acutely aware and blissfully ignorant of the dangerous world he and his family struggle to survive. Funny and heartbreaking and written in a voice as powerful as Frank McCourt himself. - Erin Holroyd, Literary Teacher, Journalist, Staff Writer.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War by Darden Callaway
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide by Krista D. Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » European
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families by Justin Cahill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
The Battle of Nibley Green by Leonard James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
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.
This Sainted Queen by Bella d'Abrera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is an unvarnished account of the enormously difficult task faced by Mary Tudor as she found herself obliged as the rightful Queen of England and Ireland, to restore the ancient faith and the social and governmental institutions that had slowly developed over a millennium and a half, in what was always Catholic England.
Battle of Bailen by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
The Peninsular War by Oliver Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.