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Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
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
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
Price: $5.49 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
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
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
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.
The Diary of a Young Girl 少女日记(ESL/EFL英汉对照简体版)
Series: 百万英语阅读计划丛书(英汉对照中级英语读物简体版)第三辑. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
本书是“百万英语阅读计划”丛书——英汉对照中级英语系列读物第III辑之13,适合已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者阅读。百万英语阅读计划(Million-Word Reading Project, MWRP)是专门为将英语作为外语的学习者(EFL learners)设计的英语阅读提高计划,读者对象为已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者(相当于初级英语水平),通过2年、每天约15分钟的阅读能达到中级英语水平,掌握3000多单词和大量的短语,熟练掌握英语的各种句子结构,并能阅读一般英语原著。
Where the West Ends
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
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
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
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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
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.
Las Bóer Guerras - Una Breve Historia
You set the price! Words: 7,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » European
Las Guerras Anglo-Bóer le introducirán en una de las guerras victorianas del Imperio Británico. Se trata de un completo informe de las dos Guerras Anglo-Bóer que se libraron entre 1880-1881 y 1899-1902. Una historia fascinante acerca de una de las guerras más sangrientas y costosas de todo un siglo, que enfrentó a las dos Repúblicas Bóer de Sudáfrica
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
Price: $4.99 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.
When History Enters the House: Essays from Central Europe, 1992-1996
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Blumenthal uses his exceptional powers of observation to look at Central Europe from an America an perspective, and re-view America from a Hungarian vantage point. (He) has a poet's eye for the telling detail, an expatriate's appreciation for cultural paradox, and the passion to see beyond both, to the salient heart of human and political dilemmas. This is a wise, witty book…” Eva Hoffman
Plumbatae
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » European
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from what was a state of virtual slavery, the misery of the Penal Laws, to virtual freedom with the (almost) victory of Daniel O’Connell, 1690 to 1847, a period which saw the greatest change in the fortunes of the Irish since the arrival of the Normans over six hundred years earlier.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
The Cotswolds - Not Just a Pretty Place
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
The Cotswolds is a region in the west of England famed for its wonderful scenery and gorgeous villages. This book is out of the ordinary because it describes in depth a selection of the most interesting places, many of which are unknown except to the conoscenti. It is the only written companion you need to get the best out of the area.