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Comrade Baron: A Journey through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy by Jaap Scholten
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by HelenaHistoryPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In the darkness of the early morning of March 3, 1949, almost all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded onto trucks by workers of the Communist Regime. Family histories began to converge with the vast, systematic destruction that took place in this part of Europe over almost half a century ago. Scholten uncovers the horrors that people preferred not to talk about.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die? by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
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).
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia by Liliana Lucia Belardinelli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
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.
Reports From a Distant Place by Frank Shatz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Frank Shatz’s book, Reports from a Distant Place, is about life in the shadow of death. It is a unique portrayal of survival during the Holocaust, by hiding in plain sight. It is also about living, dangerously, under the Red Star. The last chapter, In America, is about hope and a reinvented life.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag by Josef Thonhauser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit by Berta Margreiter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.
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.