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Empire Made: Two Centuries of British Influenced Globalisation by Allen George Duck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,790. 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.
John Brown of Priesthill: Historic Heroism in an Ordinary Scottish Life by Whitney Hobson Craig
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
We love our popular heroes—tough, strong, adventuring fellows, with lives full of daring exploits. The obscure Scottish Covenanter John Brown of Priesthill is a hero of a different kind. Like the early Christian martyrs of the Roman Empire who would rather suffer and die than deny their God, John Brown stood firmly for the life and liberty found only in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Walking Tour of Cheltenham, The Most Beautiful Regency Town in England by Jonathan Copeland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » European
It is a delightful town, full of wonderful architectural gems, all of which have interesting stories to tell. It was a fashionable place to visit in Georgian and Regency England at a time of momentous change, when foreign kings ruled the country. It was when Britain successfully fought to be the leading player on the world stage, becoming modern and global in the process.
Brexit in Context by Mercia McMahon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,340. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2017 by MMMporium. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Brexit in Context is an exploration of why the UK voted in 2016 to leave the EU. This Brexit is set within the contexts of wider political events, cultural considerations, the UK’s nations, aspects of the referendum campaigns, and the history of the relationship between the UK and what became the EU since European unity movements arose in response to World War Two.
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.
A Scholar’s Guide to the Works of George Silver Part 1 of 3 by Gareth Prior
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2017 by Writer's Sanctum Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
An explanation, and suggestions for 20 training drills, of the principles described in George Silver’s two works Paradoxes of Defence published and printed by Edward Blount 1599 and Brief Instructions [Sloane manuscript no.376] circa 1604-5 not published in Silver’s lifetime but in 1898 by Col. C.G.R. Matthey and reproduced by Sword Works in 2008.
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.
Double Gloucester by John Hedley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In The King’s England Arthur Mee wrote of Gloucestershire that “nowhere is England more like herself than in the county of the Severn and the Thames”.
England's Striking History by Chris Henry Perkins
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017 by Rotographic. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps, Nonfiction » History » European
A brief history of England and its silver hammered coinage
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens by Grigorios Zorzos
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens
Contradiction and Change: Britain in the Nineties by Clare Maas
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This collection of essays takes a broad-based approach to understanding the key developments in social and cultural life in Britain in the 1990s. If you were there, reading this ebook may bring back some fond memories. And even if you weren’t, the essays make for interesting reading on a decade that has come to symbolise a turning point in recent British social history.
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.
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.