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Mario de Araujo Cabral The First Portuguese Formula One Driver by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » European
Mario de Araujo Cabral is not well known in Formula One history except perhaps in his own country. The Portuguese driver has been forever linked to a lap 5 incident at the 1959 Portuguese GP in which he pulled his Cooper into another Cooper driven by F1 points leader Jack Brabham. Mario failed to qualify for another F1 Grand Prix unti 1964. He did race more successfully in sports cars until 1975.
Court Life in Old Spain by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
I have endeavoured to reproduce the early Spanish history little known to the general public. Nothing can possibly be more thrilling and more romantic. It is with the earlier and less known passages of old Court life I have dealt down to the reign of Ferdinand and Isabel, from which period the history of Spain loses its peculiar identity and becomes merged into that of Europe.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War by Paul Read
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
This is the Blessed My Beloved Homeland by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The author of this epic work of this glorious people that are the Lusitanian from the kingdom of Portugal produced poetry in the eighth rhyme telling the History of Portugal since the King Sebastian to our times.
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652 by Agustín Alcázar
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".
Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This work aims to disseminate to the general public an essay on the life of the Prince Henry the Navigator who was awarded the first prize Henriquino in 1960 in the village of Sagres, Portugal.
Esta é a Ditosa Pátria Minha Amada by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Neste livro épico deste povo glorioso que são os Lusitanos o autor elaborou poesia em oitava rima ao modo camoniano contando a história de Portugal desde o Rei D. Sebastião até aos nossos tempos.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War by Paul Read
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
El juez de Sueca by Eduardo Casas Herrer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 8, 2014 by Forjadores de Sueños 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Novela corta (unas 80 páginas). Septiembre de 1911. Durante una huelga general contra la guerra de Marruecos, el juez del pequeño partido de Sueca (Valencia) hará todo lo posible por restaurar la paz social en su jurisdicción, incluso exponiendo su vida, si es necesario.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa by Delfina Galvez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
História de Portugal - A Fundação da Nação by José Sousa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » European
A História de Portugal como nunca foi contada. Oito séculos de acontecimentos impressionantes que mudaram para sempre o rumo de uma Nação. Este primeiro volume, de uma série de onze, relata os momentos cruciais da Fundação do Reino, desde as lutas de Viriato às conquistas de D. Afonso Henriques. Autoria de Ângelo Ribeiro, baseada na "História de Portugal" publicada entre 1928 e 1935.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX by Magda Avelar Pinheiro
Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Este livro reúne estudos e documentos sobre as Finanças Públicas Portuguesas entre 1820 e 1890. Trata-se de um conjunto que incluí estudos já publicados mas de difícil acesso e inéditos. Procura abordar aspetos da transição financeira do Antigo Regime ao liberalismo assim como da Dívida Externa durante a Regeneração.
Barcelona. La mirada de un turista by Josep M. Casas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 13, 2013 by OmniaBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Guía Novelada Turístico-Cultural, libro muy ameno que integra cuidadosamente la historia, la cultura, la tradición y el interés turístico de Barcelona. Contiene 213 fotografías, 6 mapas y 4 grabados.
La derrota de los holandeses (o la pérdida del carril bici) by Pedro Rosales
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Van der Does ataca Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en 1599. Cinco mil personas vivían en la ciudad, doce mil hombres venían en los barcos holandeses. El libro orbita sobre ese ataque pero las reflexiones pretenden ir más allá del hecho histórico.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies by Ken Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
The Madrid Uprising 1808 by Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.