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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 and 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.
Paloma and the Horse Traders by Carla Kelly
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
That Monstrous Regiment by Harry Stone
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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 and 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 and 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 and 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.