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A Faerie's History of Caledonia
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Price: Free! Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more history than fiction, this is a factually accurate tale of Scotland and of her strange, northernmost region: Caledonia. But it is told from the perspective of one of the Wee Folk. So it reveals connections that have eluded or been ignored by many human historians. Here are the dramas and tragedies that have soured Scottish history. But here also is chivalry and hope to inspire us all.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
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Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Explore the many testimonies and accounts of the surviving leaders, the veterans and volunteers who took part in the historic events of Ireland's 1916 Rising, the War of Independence and Civil War, along with a plethora of supporting documentation gathered from the participants through the unique collection that is the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX
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Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: 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.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany
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Price: Free! Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
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Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Ebook is the third in a series of Ebooks that describes the last exciting leg of my first tour of the Continent, when I visited Venice and Milan before going through the Simplon tunnel into Switzerland for three weeks of fantastic skiing in the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and Grindelwald, where I skied up close to the famous Matterhorn and the menacing north wall of the Eiger.
Welsh Follies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Welsh Follies reveals the secrets, stories and scandals of sixty Welsh follies. Who built them, why they were built and what they were really for are all explained together with other interesting and surprising facts as Graham tells all.
Martirii din Dealul Crucii - Volumul I
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Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: Romanian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
În anul 1948 a apărut în județul Bistrița-Năsăud o organizație anticomunistă, “Liga Națională Creștină”, cunoscută mai mult însă, printr-o serie de confuzii și chiar manipulări, sub numele de “Garda Albă”. Nu a fost un grup de haiduci, de luptători anticomuniști, ci a fost o organizație de mare impact local, cu mulți membri, dintre care doar o mică parte erau fugari
Istoria unei minciuni bolşevice- 23 august 1944
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
L'assedio di Roma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
La storia della caduta della Repubblica Romana nel 1849 nell'interpretazione di Carlo Pisacane.
Cento giorni
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.