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Philosophical Prose of Thomas Hobbes by Sreechinth C
Price: $2.08 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
An impressive collection of quotes from the renowned philosopher.
The Mysterious Death of Sarah Stout by John Barber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
At 10.45pm on Monday 13th March 1699 Sarah Stout the daughter of a prominent Quaker left the White Lion coffee house in Hertford in the company of Spencer Cowper, the son of the local MP. At six o’clock the next morning her lifeless body was found floating in the River Lea. As the last person to be seen alive with Sarah, Spencer Cowper along with three of his friends were accused of her murder.
Galileo's Universe by Martin Waldsee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Galileo was the greatest astronomer of his time. As the first person to look at the heavens with the newly invented telescope, he discovered evidence supporting the sun-centered theory of Copernicus.
Daily LIfe by Allison Bruning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017 by Crimson Sparrow. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Feared by settlers and natives alike, the Shawnee tribe have been misunderstood by people throughout history. Who were these conservative people? What was their daily life like? How were their villages organized? This informative book will answer these questions and more in the first volume of the We are Shawnee series.
Catesby's Holy War by John Sealey & Ric Gannon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
The book relates the story in a dramatized form bringing the characters to life involved in a plot conceived and implemented by a group of religious fanatics, led not by Guy Fawkes, as everyone seems to believe, but by Robert Catesby, a charismatic but wild young man from a privileged background, the Bin Laden of his time.
The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
In 1912, Daniel Burnham and his family are aboard the RMS Olympic, the second largest cruise ship in the world and sister ship to the Titanic. Burnham has gained fame and wealth from aiding in the construction of the World’s Fair at Chicago in 1893. The events that took place at the 1893 World's Fair are examined including the story of a notorious serial killer.
MORLAK by Željko Kalinić
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: Serbian. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » General
Ova knjiga je istorijski roman nastao kao plod mašte zasnovane na podlozi od stvarnih istorijskih događaja i ličnosti koje su živjele u 17. vijeku, u tadašnjoj turskoj i mletačkoj sjevernoj Dalmaciji. Životi likova i događaji koji ih prate su nesvakidašnje zanimljivi pa i stranice ove knjige sadrže mnogo akcije i uzbuđenja. Zato ovo nije običan roman, već svojevrsno putovanje u istoriju.
That Monstrous Regiment by Harry Stone
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Here, for the first time, are outlined the subterfuges and wiles of the six queens who largely ruled Europe during the second half of the sixteenth century. Up against what was essentially a man’s world, they proved highly adept at using women’s intuition and marriage – or more particularly engagement – to gain international advantages.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687 by Juan Carlos Riofrío Martínez-Villalba
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete by Joe Abdo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647 by Deborah.C. Foulkes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
The Other Pendle Witches by John Clayton
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Demonology & Satanism
Written by the leading authority on the 17th century Pendle and Lancashire Witches of Northern England this is the first book to be dedicated to the Pendle witchcraft trials of 1634 when over 60 people were arrested on charges of causing harm and death by means of witchcraft. A fascinating account of the culture within Early Modern England where neighbours feared each other and life was hard.
Swashbuckling Tales of West Pirates by Peter James Martin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter James Martin is legendary for his popular pirate walks around Bristol’s famous harbourside. Bristol’s favourite salty sea-dog has roamed the globe in search of his swashbuckling roots – now read his collection of spine-tingling stories: Swashbuckling Tales of West Country Pirates.
The Pendle Witch Fourth Centenary Handbook by John Clayton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
History and Archaeology of the 1612 Pendle Witch Trials where ten people from the Forest of Pendle (East Lancashire, northern England)were executed for having caused death by witchcraft. The Pendle Witch(or Lancashire Witch) Trials were the largest and most notorious in English history. Written by the leading authority on the subject this book covers the true facts behind the fascinating story.