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The Unfortunate Dutchman by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
Six Days in December: General George Washington's and the Continental Army's Encampment on Rebel Hill, December 13 - 19, 1777 by Sheilah Vance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Elevator Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
This ebook prequel to the author's upcoming novel, Becoming Valley Forge (Feb. 2013), tells the little-known and moving story of General George Washington's and the Continental Army's six day encampment on Rebel Hill and Gulph Mills, six miles from Valley Forge, on December 13, 1777 through December 19, when the army marched to Valley Forge. The thrilling story of the threshold to Valley Forge.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk. by Susy Scott
You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
George Strother Gaines by Jabe Fincher, Jr
You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates by Maureen F. Musumeci
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
Canyons, Cutoffs and Hot Springs: Explore the California Trail Near Elko, Nevada by Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Follow the California Trail past trail intersections with the Secret Pass Trail, Hastings Cutoff and Greenhorn Cutoff. The trail meanders along a growing Humboldt River through the narrow confines of Carlin Canyon. Follow the end of the Hasting’s Cutoff from Overland Pass, having finally bypassed the Ruby Mountains, to finally emerge into the Humboldt River Valley.
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons by K.J. Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
Dunkle Häfen - Band 2 by Elin Hirvi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Band 2. Versailles 1714. Ramis kann ihrem tödlichen Schicksal knapp entrinnen und flieht nach Versailles. Sie findet Aufnahme am Hof und und versucht alles, um ihre wahre Identität zu verbergen. Doch die Vergangenheit lässt sich nicht abschütteln und holt sie wieder ein. Und mit ihr kehren alte Bekannte zurück... Historischer Roman, zweibändig. Entspricht 450-550 Printseiten
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée by Gracchus Babeuf
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. You set the price! Words: 29,910. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
La Guerre de Vendée représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France qui demeure peu connue des Français. Mais ce qui a été dissimulé, c’est la répression et la tentative de l’extermination de la population vendéenne en 1793 et 1794. Dans ce livre, vous allez pouvoir le découvrir les conséquences des décrets votés en 1793 pour mettre fin à la guerre de Vendée. En
Early Whispers: The Rise of Feminist Thought in 18th Century America by Lily Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
A brief essay about how women during the colonial years and the War for Independence attempted to open a social & political dialogue for equal rights. While the founding fathers where drafting the new laws of the land, the founding mothers attempted to add their voices to the cause of Liberty for all. Essay includes academic citations with end notes for further studies in early feminism.
Murder by Syllabub by Kathleen Delaney
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The murderous ghost of a colonial gentleman is prowling the hallways of the old Smithwood plantation house in Virginia. When the “ghost” turns up dead on the dining room carpet, it is up to Ellen McKenzie and her Aunt Mary to identify the killer before their friend Elizabeth Smithwood is arrested. After all, it was a glass of Elizabeth’s creamy syllabub that killed him.
La guerre de Vendée en citations by Philippe Prisson
Price: $1.06 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2015 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ce recueil de citations sur la Guerre de Vendée a pour but de retracer ces évènements à travers des citations des partisans des deux camps ayant vécu cet épisode, des témoignages et des points de vue d’historiens, d’écrivains, de philosophes et d’homme politiques qui ont décrit cette fratricide guerre civile.
1811 Essentia by William Bertram
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 207,240. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
This book deals with an ordinary man from the 21st century (Michael), through a fault in the Essentia’s admin database, being time exchanged with the soul of a dead naval lieutenant from another century and there is no going back. Later in the Novel after he has fooled most of the crew in thinking him competent, he is unintentionally involved in several bloody sea fights.
Sins Dyed In Blood: The Lost Pirate of Blackbeard's Golden Age by Paul Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
Cant - A Gentleman's Guide to the Language of Rogues in Georgian London by Stephen Hart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous
Visiting the Underworld of Georgian London but not sure how to blend in? Can't tell a clapperdogeon from a running smobbler? You need this book. This fascinating guide will teach you all you need to know about the vocabulary of the Rogues of Georgian London and how to function in society at the lowest level.