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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.
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In about the year 1190 monks at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur. The discovery is today routinely dismissed as a crude hoax worked by monks greedy for the money that would come from a stream of pilgrims visiting the tomb. But was it a hoax? And if Arthur was not buried in Glastonbury, where was he buried?
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen by Ashleigh Jenson
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England by Jeannie Meekins
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
Free Gondola Ride by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Kathleen went to Venice with a goal and a plan. The goal was to write about a cliched group of men, the gondoliers. The plan included a notebook and the perseverance of a serious journalist. But sometimes plans change. From skinny dipping off a gondola under the full moon to sitting at the gondolier's feet, Free Gondola Ride takes the reader through a summer of beautiful episodes.
The Ireland Series Book 1 - Our Roots. by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Story of Ireland ‒ Book One. Roots. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. This first Book takes us from 3000 BC to 1366 AD.
Theos Et Deus. Vers Une Interprétation Du Mot Dieu En Grec Et Latin by Thierry H. De Mortain
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: French. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Pourquoi le mot Dieu en Grec et en Latin est-il si court ? Theos/Thea et Deus/Dea. Ne pourrions nous pas interpréter cette écriture ? Ce livre explique pourquoi la première lettre (Theta et D) est la plus importante pour donner sens à cette écriture. Il tend alors à démontrer que ces lettres pourraient être considérées comme des idéogrammes.
The Ireland Series Book 4 - 19th century by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 4 · Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Nineteenth Century! The Great Famine starts this section, and next piece, The Irish in America deserves a book in itself. Here we just take a glimpse at the early days. The Transport Revolution with its Atmospheric Railways and its Fly Boats and its steamers and railways should have another book, while The Fenians and Parnell laid the foundation for Modern Island.
Failed Intervention: The United States in the Balkans - Origins of War, Disintegration, U.S. Strategic Lessons, Legacy of Yugoslavia by Progressive Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The violence of Yugoslavia is soaked in historical injustice and nationalist tradition. Its historical mold is not unique; but the world's reaction is. The ongoing failure of Yugoslavia and its fractious cascade of regime changes are a product of flawed intervention.
Gods Sorely Tested Child by Marion Tymms
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mereo Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » European
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.
Lancelot - The Truth behind the Legend - Celtic Twilight by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Of all the Knights of the Round Table, none is so famous as Sir Lancelot. He is both the finest of the Arthurian knights, and the worst. He is the champion of the Round Table, and the reason for its destruction. He is loyal, yet treacherous. Noble, but base. His is a complex character that combines the best and worst of the world of chivalry in one person.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
Battle of Bailen by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein by La Marquise de la Rochejaquelein
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
Irish History Compressed by Bruce Gaston
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A short illustrated history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, with additional timeline and biographies of key figures in Irish history.
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR by Charles Darvelle
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons by K.J. Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee. by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..