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The Vernons of Hanbury
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Russia, the United States, and the Caucasus; The Security Concerns of the Baltic States as NATO Allies - Estonia, Latvia, Dagestan, Armenia, Chechen, Nagorno Karabakh, U.S. - Russian Reset
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The ugly history of the Soviet Union and its treatment of conquered nations is still a very recent memory, and the statements and actions of the current Russian leadership do not provide evidence that the old ways of thinking have died.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
Ukraine in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions, Urban and Rural Life, Crimea, Ethnic Groups, Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Ukraine, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Ukraine Reports: Conflicting Identities in Crimea, Fragmented Ukraine, NATO Membership Candidacy, Russian Energy Policies, Ukraine at a Crossroads - Implications for America and Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Six reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into current events in the Ukraine, with detailed discussions of vital interests of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llego a ser la mujer mas poderosa de Francia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
El siglo XVIII en Francia fue la época de las grandes cortesanas descollando en las más altas esferas del poder; entre ellas, nadie como Madame de Pompadour, la amante de Luis XV, gran compañera y consejera,quien, además, apoyó la Enciclopedia, a los más notables filósofos y literatos de su época, y gravitó en las decisiones del gobierno.
The Spirit of Irish Wit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei
Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
King Lud - The Celtic God Who Founded London
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
According to legend, London was founded by King Lud, ruler of the Trinovantes tribe of Celts in the 1st century bc. But there is much more to King Lud than prehistoric kingship. Tracing the ancient legends back to their source, historian Oliver Hayes reveals a remakable truth - that “King Lud” was really a god and London was his Holy City.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
A History of Ireland - The Plantation of Ulster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book clears up and answers some of the myths generated by those who oppose the link with Britain and who are trying to re-write Irish history. Who were the original planters in Ulster? Were the native Irish driven off their lands, as is supposed? Were the planters only Protestants? Read this new book and find out for yourself the truth of the matter, and much, much more.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
Le système de dépopulation durant la Guerre de Vendée
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 3. You set the price! Words: 29,910. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
La Guerre de Vendée représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France qui demeure peu connue des Français. Mais ce qui a été dissimulé, c’est la répression et la tentative de l’extermination de la population vendéenne en 1793 et 1794. Dans ce livre, vous allez pouvoir le découvrir les conséquences des décrets votés en 1793 pour mettre fin à la guerre de Vendée. En
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
Ένας έρωτας γεννιέται μέσα στη φρίκη...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: Greek. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
"Ενας ερωτας γεννιεται μεσα στη φρικη... ". Μια αληθινη ιστορία. Ο συγγραφεας, αυτοπτης μαρτυρας, Πρωταγωνιστες ο Γιωργος και η Φροσω, δυο νεαρα παιδια που γνωριστηκαν και ερωτευτηκαν κατω απο αντιξοες συνθηκες. Εκεινος γιος εγκληματια κομμουνιστη, εκεινη κορη αντικομμουνιστη. Εζησαν τον κατοχικο εμφυλιο στην Ελλαδα το ‘44 και βιωσαν την απανθρωπια, τον παραλογισμο και τον Γολγοθα του Μελιγαλα .
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: 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?
An Aussie Backpacking Londoner 1952-53
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This Book is about the 11 months I spent living and working in London during he Coronation Year of 1953
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.