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The Warlords: Rise of a Dynasty
Price: Free! Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In 1066, Anglo-Saxon Britain fell to the swords of the Normans, a French army descended from Vikings. My ancestor, William de Warenne, proved himself a valiant knight at the pivotal Battle of Hastings, and went on not only to become one of the highest ranking noblemen in King William the Conqueror's Norman forces, but also one of the wealthiest men in the world.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection
Price: Free! Words: 54,890. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Explore the many testimonies and accounts of the surviving leaders, the veterans and volunteers who took part in the historic events of Ireland's 1916 Rising, the War of Independence and Civil War, along with a plethora of supporting documentation gathered from the participants through the unique collection that is the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One
Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. 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.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
A Faerie's History of Caledonia
Price: Free! Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Much more history than fiction, this is a factually accurate tale of Scotland and of her strange, northernmost region: Caledonia. But it is told from the perspective of one of the Wee Folk. So it reveals connections that have eluded or been ignored by many human historians. Here are the dramas and tragedies that have soured Scottish history. But here also is chivalry and hope to inspire us all.
Me, Meself, and a Few Others: A Baldoyle Childhood
Price: Free! Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
An autobiographical account of growing up in Baldoyle County Dublin Ireland in the 1950s.
The Belgian Curtain - Europe after Communism
Price: Free! Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » European
The European Union, NATO, the euro, and central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism.
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens
Blockbuster
Price: Free! Words: 51,270. Language: Croatian. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Srđan Dragojević: "Jedini presedan koji bih napravio vezan uz ratove u bivšoj Jugoslaviji jest ekranizacija romana "Blockbuster" Zorana Žmirića. Zbog diskursa bi bilo zanimljivo da srpski redatelj snimi hrvatski film o ratu." Davor Šišović: "Blockbuster je jedan od najdojmljivijih, najpotresnijih, najkrvavijih, najsimboličnijih i najantiratnijih ratnih romana koje sam u životu pročitao."
Vlad the Impaler: Son of Dracul
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Screenplays » Horror
Many will assume this is just another retelling of the "Dracula" horror myth... but Vlad's story is true. Hitler's Holocaust killed approximately 10% of Germany's people, while some estimates claim that Vlad exterminated more than 20% of his fellow Wallachians. A gruesome genre-bender with perverse humor, based on 15th-century history. Warning: graphic transgressive violence.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
The Conquest of Wales
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
In 1066 William of Normandy won the Battle of Hastings, but Wales wasn't conquered for over two hundred years. The Welsh princes were a thorn in the side of the English kings until Edward I, building castles and roads as he went, finally conquered Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last Prince of Wales.
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
Srbija u Vreme Kneza Miloša Obrenovića
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: Serbian. Published: November 2, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Polovinom XIX i prvih decenija XX veka u širim slojevima srpskog društva često se moglo čuti pitanje: ko je u istorijskom smislu zaslužniji - Karađorđe ili knez Miloš...
Boudicca Activity Book
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.
Manje Poznati Događaji iz Novije Srpske Istorije
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: Serbian. Published: November 1, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
U istoriografiji srpskog naroda novijeg doba, neki događaji i ličnosti nisu dobili odgovarajući publicitet, jer se nisu uklapali u mitološku ili ideološku sliku prošlosti, koja je preovlađivala kod nekih naših istoričara u vremenu između dva rata ili posle oslobođenja. Zato ovde objavljujemo istorijske događaje koji su manje poznati široj javnosti a imali su značajnu ulogu u prošlim vremenima.
Odnosi Između Srbije i Crne Gore u Prošlosti
Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: Serbian. Published: November 2, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Nesporazumi i antagonizmi između Srbije i Crne Gore u XIX i početkom XX veka proizilaze iz činjenice da su u okviru nacionalnog korpusa postojale dve države (Srbija i Crna Gora) i tri dinastije (Karađorđevići, Obrenovići i Petrovići) koji su smatrali da njima pripada pravo i dužnost da povedu srpski narod u borbu za oslobođenje i ujedinjenje.