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Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Etruscan Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
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.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
The Politics and Policy of U.S. Bases in Poland: A Political-Military Analysis - NATO, History of Occupation of Poland, Communist Period, Security and Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The present study treats Polish-American bilateral relations in the past and present, with special concern for contemporary themes of armaments.
Cammini e viaggiatori
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: Italian. Published: March 25, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In Cammini e viaggiatori si è voluta raccontare la pace di luoghi paradisiaci come l'inquietudine di luoghi accidentati. Luoghi evocativi legati alla Prima Guerra Mondiale camminate, pause di silenzio, visioni. Il paesaggio è il vero protagonista, il sipario sulla scienza del mondo.
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.
The Katyn Forest Massacre: Polish POWs Killed by Stalin and the Soviets in 1940 - Documents about the Controversy, Madden Committee Report, Coverup of Soviet Involvement, Nazi Accusations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
This special ebook provides a unique collection of government documents and reports about the notorious Katyn Forest Massacre of 1940. It includes the famous Madden Committee report which placed the blame for the atrocity on the Soviet Union.
A Jewel In The Centre Of The Mediterranean Sea
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: Simple English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Historical events of a beautiful Island situated right in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
Russia: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - East Slavs, Empire, Communism, Ethnic and Cultural Setting, Economy, Military
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 265,200. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
This unique ebook guide to Russia provides three authoritative sources with comprehensive and historical information: the Library of Congress Country Profile, the Russia Country Study with a professional analysis of Russian politics, history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, and the up-to-date CIA Factbook on Russia.
A History of Ireland - A New Perspective (Part 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Brief introduction to Irish history, approaching it from a theological perspective. Book sets the scene and the approach for the other 'parts' of this interesting, gripping and contested history. These will be published in due course.
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.
Contradiction and Change: Britain in the Nineties
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This collection of essays takes a broad-based approach to understanding the key developments in social and cultural life in Britain in the 1990s. If you were there, reading this ebook may bring back some fond memories. And even if you weren’t, the essays make for interesting reading on a decade that has come to symbolise a turning point in recent British social history.
The Search for Lady Godiva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.