Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary

Check Please, Your Highness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Archduke Ernst of Austria (1824–1899), a cousin of Emperor Franz Joseph, is recorded in the official genealogies as having died unmarried and without issue. This is not true. He fathered four children with the lovely Laura Skublics de Bessenyö, a noblewoman from rural western Hungary. Did Ernst and Laura ever marry? What became of their children? Those questions have remained unanswered: until now
Beer, Cider and Spirits in Old Regime France
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
Series: In Brief, Book 3. Price: $2.99 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. 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
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.
The World of Lady Lazarus
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.