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Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War by Darden Callaway
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel by Chris Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog by Boak & Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
A Court called Thing by Garden Stone
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook, offering an illustrated contribution about the ancient legal term 'Thing', being a court of justice, a public assembly or both. Both historical and actual use of the expression is provided. It starts with a god called Thincsus and through the ages it also connect to related modern parliaments in several countries.
Genuine Swedish traditional food and dishes in one single cookbook by Christian Schon
Series: Swede On Tour, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: Simple English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Scandinavian, Nonfiction » History » European
The book is written in easy English - The book will be here shortly as soon as it becomes clear I'm always looking for proofreaders to my e-books. As a proofreader means you always get to read my new e-books for free, and also long before they come out and have been published. You register by sending an mail to me and writable "proofreader" in the title bar.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo by Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis by Richard Cottrell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.
Manje Poznati Događaji iz Novije Srpske Istorije by Nebojša Bogunović
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: Serbian. Published: November 1, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
U istoriografiji srpskog naroda novijeg doba, neki događaji i ličnosti nisu dobili odgovarajući publicitet, jer se nisu uklapali u mitološku ili ideološku sliku prošlosti, koja je preovlađivala kod nekih naših istoričara u vremenu između dva rata ili posle oslobođenja. Zato ovde objavljujemo istorijske događaje koji su manje poznati široj javnosti a imali su značajnu ulogu u prošlim vremenima.
Građenje Jugoslavije na Ruševinama Srbije by Nebojša Bogunović
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: Serbian. Published: November 1, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
...Jugoslovenstvo nije poniklo ni iz kakvih pozitivnih osnova, nego iz jednog apsolutnog nesporazuma, produkt je jednog naročitog poremećaja svih zdravih načela za život, jedna romantika koja je postavljena nasuprot realne politike i jedna fatamorgana koja je odvela u katastrofu državu Srbiju, jedino realnu u tom nezdravom snu nemogućem i neprirodnom...
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany by Tim Mellage
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
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.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX by Magda Avelar Pinheiro
Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: 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.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad! by CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
covert operation by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in western Germany in 1947 this is a dramatised version of a true event. A young woman who has escaped from the eastern sector unwittingly exposes a forger helping to get Nazi war criminals out of Germany on false documents..
Viševekovno Prijateljstvo by Nebojša Bogunović
Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: Serbian. Published: November 2, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Od slučajnog susreta između jednog ruskog kaluđera i najmlađeg Nemanjinog sina pa sve do današnjih dana, duge i čvrste veze između dva srodna naroda traju već više od osam vekova...
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater by Hazel Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
200 Poems and a Tiger Lilly by Shenandoah Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Over 200 Outspoken original Poems, touching on all aspects of current living, as well as social issues, politics, sports, celebrity and cinema in America ,Britain and Ireland!
Thirteen Coats by Evgenii Belodubrovskii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Robert E. Townsend. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger by GORDON J R SMITH
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: 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.