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CIA Project OXCART by TD Barnes
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Selecting a place called Area 51 in Nevada and beneath a shroud of secrecy, the Central Intelligence Agency first flew the U-2, the Angel knowing at the time that the Russians would most likely shoot it down within 18 months. To replace the U-2, the CIA designed America’s first stealth plane that today remains the highest flying and fastest manned, air-breathing aircraft ever flown in the world.
GENTE DI GALERA. La guerra nautica nel Mediterraneo tra Medioevo ed Evo Moderno. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 425,900. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
L'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra nautica dall'Alto Medioevo ai prodromi della Guerra dei Trent'anni desunta da cronache, documenti e trattati coevi. Trattasi di un'opera del tipo 'work in progress', cioè soggetta a frequenti aggiunte e correzioni, e quindi l'autore consiglia di riscaricarla periodicamente.
King's Ransom by Mary Daheim
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 100,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Honor Dale, niece to Oliver Cromwell, has good reason to hate the royalists. First they slaughtered her parents, and now the notorious Captain Hood has stolen her family’s jewels to fund the restoration of Charles Stuart to power. Gradually he steals her heart as well. But what is Hood’s true nature? Is he a charming, adventurous rake or a desperate nobleman fired by idealism?
The New Man and the New World by Richard Di Giacomo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Gosford's Daughter by Mary Daheim
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
The West Awakes by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Protestantism
A history of what are called the Renaissance, Reformation, and the Enlightenment for the general reader is volume 3 of A History of the West.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc. by Natasha Gennady Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 32,380. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
Venice in History by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.
Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history(4.00 from 1 review)
How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
Da Vinci: His Life and His Legacy by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
What makes this book different from others about Leonardo? Most books on Da Vinci for kids have very little information, and those geared for adults generally have too much. This book is complete enough to give a good picture of who Leonardo was and what he accomplished, without overwhelming readers; interesting for those who may know nothing about him and for those who know lots about him.