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The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One
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.
The History of Waterloo Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Pompilia: A Roman Murder Mystery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Toulouse - 1814
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
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 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.
Hannelore: kind van een Duitse moeder in oorlogstijd, 1940-1947
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: Dutch. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Toen de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbrak woonde Hannelore Meijaard in het Zuid-Bevelandse dorp Oudelande. Haar moeder was een Duitse. Het huis van de Meijaards brandde in 1941 af, brandstichting werd vermoed... Een waargebeurd verhaal over vermeende collaboratie en wantoestanden bij de Bijzondere Rechtspleging na de bevrijding. Tekst: Jan J.B. Kuipers, interviews: Gert P. Kuipers
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The Retreat to Corunna
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
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
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 45,480. Language: Italian. Published: March 23, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: 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.
Los hijos de Robespierre. Francia: de la OAS a la intervención en Libia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Esta obra se ocupa de trazar, el itinerario de una tradición que hizo de la ocupación y de las cruentes formas de represión, un hábito sostenido por siglos. Recorre desde los sueños expansivos de Richeliu y Colbert hasta la presencia en el sudeste asiático y la vergonzosa derrota a manos de los vietnamitas; desde el crudo colonialismo en Argelia hasta la escuela de tortura de la OAS.
A History of the Irish at Home and Abroad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, 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.
Walking Tour of Rye, the most beautiful town in England
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » European
Rye, 70 miles south of London, is a small town, rich in history and numerous well-preserved buildings. The town is just the right size to go on a walking tour. This guide explains every important building and directs you to the next one. There are stories of French raids, piracy, murder, plague and Royal visits. Brief history lessons to read on the tour or at home. There are over 100 photographs.
The Battle of Barrosa
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Barrosa was an unexpected British victory in the Peninsular War. Caught strung out on the march on a mountain road by a superior French army, the British should have been annihilated, but instead gained a stunning victory.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
The Story of Ireland
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: 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.
Svensk mystik
Price: Free! Words: 83,010. Language: Swedish. Published: November 17, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Innehållande Anekdoter och historier om Alkemister, Astrologer och Mystici, Syner, Uppenbarelser, Trolldom, Spökhistorier, Spådomar, Drömmar, Vidskepliga seder och bruk, Nemesis Divina samt andra underbara tilldragelser. Från 1871.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
A Most Faithful Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.