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Ardfry House County Galway
Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the House at Ardfry Co. Galway and of the Lords Wallscourt who lived there.
The Iceland Watch
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
With a population of just 329,000 (barely more than Nottingham), Iceland is the most thinly-populated country in Europe, and 80% of it is uninhabited. Despite this, in the 1100 years since humans first settled there, the Icelanders have built a remarkably resourceful, diverse and robust community – and they have never had to go to war.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: Welsh. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Pam fod cigfran y Modron yn crochlefain? Dim ond Prydeinwyr gyda rhyddid yn eu calon sy’n gwybod! Yn 43 OC mae Rhufain bron yn sicr o’u concwest dros Brydain – nes i Prasutagus, Brenin yr Iceni, ddigwydd cyfarfod caethforwyn o dras frenhinol llwyth yr Aedui yng Ngâl wedi iddi ddianc oddi wrth ei meistres Rufeinig. Newidiodd y cyfarfod hwn dynged Ynys Prydain am byth.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
Запретная история России. Сборник 4
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: French. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
We continue to discover the mysteries of the recent past, terrible and tragic. The book "Empire of the Russian Tsars" on the history of Russia in the late 16th-17th century.
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.
Baldoyle 1916
Price: Free! Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A description of the village of Baldoyle County Dublin in the year of 1916 and the part played by Baldoyle people in the Rising.
A Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom is included in our Continuing Education Series to provide a useful study guide for children or for anyone who may be reading British royal history for the first time. Prepared in a simple and comprehensive way, it helps young readers and/or those without familiarity of the basic lines of royal succession.
Sutton from Old Postcards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Sutton County Dublin Ireland as seen through old postcards
Malta: Women, History, Books and Places
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book delves deep into the history of Malta and famous women such as Florence Nightingale, Emma Hamilton and Vera Brittain who all began arriving in Malta in 1800 after French Revolutionary occupation. The history of women in Malta and the places in which they had their being are told and described through the writing of women: archaeology, history, travel, memoirs and literature.
Los fantasmas de Tarragona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Los fantasmas de Tarragona», un Llibre romántico, con el misterio y paranormal, acerca de historia de Salou, Costa Dorada
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is a record of an exploration of the links between The Green Man, the Templars, and Baphomet, with a journey to Santiago de Compostela. It's a journey through time and space spread over a couple of decades and founded in a mostly familiar world, a journey of a few thousand miles, a travelogue of sorts which became a Quest for signs and symbols and art rooted in an earlier time.
El despoblado de San Carlos el Real de Abánades, un intento ilustrado de repoblación vinculado al Canal de Castilla
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
De forma paralela a la construcción del Canal de Castilla, se desarrolló una política de establecimiento de nuevas poblaciones relacionadas con las necesidades del propio canal; en el caso del acueducto de Abánades se combinó el objetivo colonizador con el de asegurar el mantenimiento de las obras, repoblando los tres despoblados medievales con la fundación de un nuevo enclave llamado San Carlos.
El origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina Una aproximación histórica
You set the price! Words: 32,410. Language: Spanish. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Moisés Morán Vega nos presenta un trabajo de investigación exhaustivo, sobre el origen competitivo de los botes de Vela Latina en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Правадыр крылатых вершнікаў. Ян Кароль Хадкевіч
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 18, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
У кнізе апавядаецца пра слаўны і драматычны жыццёвы шлях Яна Кароля Хадкевіча (1560–1621), які быў адным з найвыдатнейшых палкаводцаў, што нараджаліся на беларускай зямлі. Чвэрць стагоддзя шабляй жаўнера і булавой гетмана ён слугаваўся Бацькаўшчыне. Нават апошні дзень яго зямнога быцця прайшоў пад гарматную кананаду.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.