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Empire Made: Two Centuries of British Influenced Globalisation by Allen George Duck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This broad history traces many of the key political and educational events that shaped two significant centuries of the British Empire. This vast imperial enterprise presided over a quarter of the world’s landmass and came close to achieving a world economy.
The Courage to Look Back: Keep On Keeping On by Caroline Whitehead
Series: Caroline Whitehead collection. 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.
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.
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.
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 Peschel Press
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.
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.
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.
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 270,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up is the gripping story of how a culture of corruption and cover-up was endemic throughout the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. It tracks the French investigation right from the initial minutes after the crash inside the Alma Tunnel through to the conclusion of the investigation by Judge Stéphan two years later, in September 1999.
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.