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Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog by Boak & Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One by Ron Black
Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. 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.
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.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! 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.
Age of Arthur by Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European(4.00 from 1 review)
Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers by David Waymouth
Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village by David Waymouth
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity by Garden Stone & Swain Wodening
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
Las Bóer Guerras - Una Breve Historia by Andrew Knight
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » European
Las Guerras Anglo-Bóer le introducirán en una de las guerras victorianas del Imperio Británico. Se trata de un completo informe de las dos Guerras Anglo-Bóer que se libraron entre 1880-1881 y 1899-1902. Una historia fascinante acerca de una de las guerras más sangrientas y costosas de todo un siglo, que enfrentó a las dos Repúblicas Bóer de Sudáfrica
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel by Chris Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
Elizabethan Era by Prasad Mahabal
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
A Faerie's History of Caledonia by Jeff Maurer
Price: Free! Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Much more history than fiction, this is a factually accurate tale of Scotland and of her strange, northernmost region: Caledonia. But it is told from the perspective of one of the Wee Folk. So it reveals connections that have eluded or been ignored by many human historians. Here are the dramas and tragedies that have soured Scottish history. But here also is chivalry and hope to inspire us all.