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Castles of Central Germany by Frank Keith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Do castles bring out the child in you? Do the Middle Ages awaken your burning interest? Is history your thing? Then join me on a fascinating journey back to times long past, when castles, suits of armor, fables and damsels in distress were a part of everyday life.
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956 by Rupert Colley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Sixty years ago, the people of Hungary stood up to Soviet tyranny. In Budapest and throughout the nation, civilians demanded freedom from Soviet oppression and their country's communist government. It was one of the defining moments of the Cold War.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived tells the story of a German American immigrant who left Germany in 1923 while his family stayed and lived through the tumultuous years from 1914 to 1947. This social history is told through the journals, letters and photos of an ordinary family. Step back in time with the Geheb family and see what life was like in Germany and America.
Beer, Cider and Spirits in Old Regime France by Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
This excerpt from Le Grand d'Aussy's classic work on the history of French private life explores the history of beer, cider and spirits in France from the Gauls to Le Grand's own time (the late eighteenth century).
Holy Roman Empire Power Politics Papacy by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 3. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A brief history of the Holy Roman Empire from the coronation of Charlemagne in AD800 to its dissolution in AD1806, including the Habsburg Dynasty, the European Reformation and the Ottoman invasions. With useful maps and family trees this book will appeal to the general reader looking for an accessible account of a complex yet fascinating European power.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary by Chris Wilkinson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
Paris-London Connection: The Assassination of Princess Diana by John Morgan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Paris-London Connection is the most shocking yet factual book written on the 1997 Paris crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This fast-moving but authoritative narrative exposes the people who ordered and carried out the assassination. It also reveals the huge level of coordinated state-authorised corruption in the subsequent investigations, including the London inquest.
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway by Charles Darvelle
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Diaspora to the Sun by Jack R. Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Ayse was born in Tokyo before WWII. She married an American engineer and military designer that extended her family’s involvement in the Soviet debacle for its entire life. This story develops this family’s experiences through these momentous and violent upheavals. These further the dimensions of Communism where it is shown as evil, both in ideological theory and implementation.
The World of Lady Lazarus by Michele Lang
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Five Tigers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Michele Lang is the author of the acclaimed LADY LAZARUS historical fantasy series from Tor. In this little guide, you will find a window into the historical and metaphysical context for the series – the intense, fascinating café culture of Budapest in the 1930s. A non-fiction collection of information and essays to complement the fantasy series.