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TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger
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Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: 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.
The Tobacco Fields of Meath
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Daniel O'Connell, The Last King of Ireland
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 19, 2012. Category: 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.
A Gift from The Enemy
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Price: Free! Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A compelling story set in Italy during World War II as seen through the eyes of an adventurous Jewish boy, this unique memoir is told with humor and grace. During the period of the Holocaust, when his mother fears the Nazi hunt, the love of the boy for his Mutti is ever present even when a new man enters into their lives. Hope, laughter and love will guide you through this book.
Where the West Ends
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change
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Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: 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.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two
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Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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 Mardale Hunt - A History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Pompilia: A Roman Murder Mystery
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
An account of the trial of Count Franceschini for the murder of his wife Pompilia at a time when it was excusable to kill an adulterous wife. But was Pompilia guiltyof adultery with a handsome young priest? The most notorious trial of the seventeenth century.
The History of Waterloo Station
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
The Tower Clock Stopped
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
Toulouse - 1814
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.
The Story of Ireland
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Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of Ireland – not just her History, but her story. Her Music, her Poetry and Theatre, her ancient Brehon laws. How people lived in the times of Brian Boru, what they wore and what they ate and drank. It’s the story of her roads, her railways, her canals. It’s the story of her industries, her agriculture, her linen, her ship building, and her modern financial revolution.
A History of the Irish at Home and Abroad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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This history endeavours to give a true account of the Irish and may read very differently from long established school text or other histories. Read how a 1,000 years of oppression impacted on Ireland and her people and how she survived with her religion, culture and identity intact.
The Retreat to Corunna
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.
Pane e margarina
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: Italian. Published: March 23, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Il 7 ottobre 1943 Vittorio Cerracchio, Capitano dei Reali Carabinieri, ricevette l’ordine di presentarsi in caserma per essere disarmato, con tutti i militari del reparto, ed essere avviato in una imprecisata località. Guidato da sentimento d’onore e da senso del dovere, non si dette alla fuga ma eseguì l’ordine, rimanendo anch’egli prigioniero dei tedeschi per sette lunghi mesi in Polonia.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.