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Boxford Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR by Charles Darvelle
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of a once busy rural station on a branch line of the Great Western Railway. Boxford was for many years a bustling little rural station on the branch line from Newbury to Lambourn. It is closed now, but some of the older residents can still remember the trains rattling through the station.
A Pub on Every Corner? - Drink and the Licensed Trade in Nineteenth-Century Berwick-upon-Tweed by Wendy Bell Scott
Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Insights into the social history of the border town of Berwick upon Tweed, viewed through the developments of the licensed trade and the changes in the laws affecting it,during the nineteenth-century.
Three Stories From Paris by Jesse Myner
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others by Rupert Matthews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story by Hugh Nicklin
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One by Ron Black
Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A moving and sensitive account, using contemporary material of that time, of the selection and training of horses and mules at the Lathom Remount Depot (UK). Before crossing the English Channel to engage in battle some of them had already traversed the Atlantic by boat having been through the selection process in North America.
Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900 by Wendy Bell Scott
Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 1 review)
The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town. Print version published 2010.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows by Randall J Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
The Ireland Series 2 - Religion and War by Brian Igoe
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the second in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from 1366 to 1791, the most defining period of Ireland’s history. Book 2 looks at the amazing Fitzgeralds, known as the Geraldines, and follows the saga through Henry VIII and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Oliver Cromwell, King Billy and the Battle of the Boyne and the Flight of the Wild Geese
The Tobacco Fields of Meath by Liam Nevin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The true story of Irish families at the turn of the twentieth century, striving to make a go of a new crop in order to improve the lives of ordinary people and control the massive problem of unemployment and its consequence - emigration. The story of over 30 years of tobacco growing in Ireland is told here through the private papers of one who was at the heart of the Randlestown experiment.
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War by Heinrich von Kleist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.
Daniel O'Connell, The Last King of Ireland by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is about revolution, duels, and love - love of girls until his marriage, and then of Mary, his devoted wife until the day she died. He became a lawyer, and as a barrister he won fame and fortune. As a politician he achieved greatness, and eventually became what was very close to being the ruler of Ireland ‒ the last, though uncrowned, King. The book is a novel, but historically accurate.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two by Wendy Fraser
Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.
Where the West Ends by Michael J. Totten
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Prize-winning author Michael J. Totten returns with a masterpiece of travel writing and history in this journey through thirteen nations—all but two formerly communist—just beyond the edge of the West where few casual travelers venture.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows by June Elizabeth Storer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
El juez de Sueca by Eduardo Casas Herrer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 8, 2014 by Forjadores de Sueños 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
Novela corta (unas 80 páginas). Septiembre de 1911. Durante una huelga general contra la guerra de Marruecos, el juez del pequeño partido de Sueca (Valencia) hará todo lo posible por restaurar la paz social en su jurisdicción, incluso exponiendo su vida, si es necesario.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » History » European
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.