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Failed Intervention: The United States in the Balkans - Origins of War, Disintegration, U.S. Strategic Lessons, Legacy of Yugoslavia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The violence of Yugoslavia is soaked in historical injustice and nationalist tradition. Its historical mold is not unique; but the world's reaction is. The ongoing failure of Yugoslavia and its fractious cascade of regime changes are a product of flawed intervention.
The Papal Prophecies - St Malachy and the Doom of the Popes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
NOW UPDATED FOR POPE FRANCIS. For five centuries scholars have puzzled over a document known as The Papal Prophecies that were ascribed to St Malachy, an Irish cleric who died in 1148. The Prophecies clearly state that both Rome and the Papacy will be destroyed at some date in the early 21st century.
Lancelot - The Truth behind the Legend - Celtic Twilight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Of all the Knights of the Round Table, none is so famous as Sir Lancelot. He is both the finest of the Arthurian knights, and the worst. He is the champion of the Round Table, and the reason for its destruction. He is loyal, yet treacherous. Noble, but base. His is a complex character that combines the best and worst of the world of chivalry in one person.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
Series: History & Myth, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
Attorno al tepore del cuore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 13, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Questi brevi processi al contrabbando della seconda metà dell’Ottocento nel Canal di Brenta hanno ispirato delle storie minime ambientate in un'epoca ancora viva nella memoria. Storie fuggevoli ed essenziali incardinate su persone e dettagli ricchi di sensazioni visive, tattili, uditive, sonore.
Irish History Compressed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A short illustrated history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, with additional timeline and biographies of key figures in Irish history.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a paper discussing the love and punishment of Choderlos de Laclos and the other villains in the book, Dangerous Liaisons. Excerpt from the Paper: “Scholars have argued whether Les Liaisons Dangereuses was a moral novel exposing the cruelties of human nature and their ultimate downfall or if Choderlos de Laclos had no real motive behind writing the book..."
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee.
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
The Battle of Nibley Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.
A Love Is Born In the Midst of Horror ...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
A historical novel based on true events, eyewitnessed by the author. The main characters are George and Frosso: two young people who met and fell in love in adverse circumstances—he the son of a notorious communist; she the daughter of an anti-communist. They survived the 1944 Greek civil war that followed German occupation and experienced a true Golgotha of inhumanity and horror in Meligalas.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.
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.
História de Portugal - A Fundação da Nação
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » European
A História de Portugal como nunca foi contada. Oito séculos de acontecimentos impressionantes que mudaram para sempre o rumo de uma Nação. Este primeiro volume, de uma série de onze, relata os momentos cruciais da Fundação do Reino, desde as lutas de Viriato às conquistas de D. Afonso Henriques. Autoria de Ângelo Ribeiro, baseada na "História de Portugal" publicada entre 1928 e 1935.
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.
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.
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.