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History of the Water Closet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Legends and Myths from South-eastern Wales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sixteen legends from South eastern Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, warriors, pirates, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
Na Poważnie Nr 7-8/2012
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: Polish. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
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.
Three Stories From Paris
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
The Rex Guide to the Kings and Queens of England
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Series: The Rex Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide to the Kings and Queens of England in chronological order.
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Join a mature woman’s journey first year teaching English. The writer says, 'this is the book I would have loved to read before I began my teaching journey overseas.' Single with an empty nest seeking adventure and travel; teaching English in foreign lands seemed exciting. Was it?
The Spirit of Irish Wit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of 800 pieces of Irish wit, published in 1811 that encapsulates life from the humble chimney sweep to the arrogant nobleman. An essential guide to humour in culture and manners, pomp and politics, humbug and sharp tongues, class and craft, language and expression, wisdom and foolishness during the political ferment prior and during the 1798 Rebellion and after the Act of Union.
Na Powaznie nr 5-6
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: Polish. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
Martirii din Dealul Crucii - Volumul II
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. 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.
Magna Carta in the 21st Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Magna Carta was a key foundation stone in the development of the British Constitution and the establishment of freedom in Britain. But how relevant is the Magna Carta to life in the 21st Century?
THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this text (WRITTEN IN GREEK) we briefly and concisely describe the social and political organization inside the Greek-Venetian cities, and especially in Nauplion (Argolis), during 14th-16th centuries.
The English Difference?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.