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The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War by Darden Callaway
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.
TO THE SWISS ALPS VIA VENICE and three weeks of fantastic skiing up close to the Matterhorn and the Eiger by GORDON J R SMITH
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: 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 SHADOW OF A PRINCE IN HISTORY by Aurel Danescu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
True historical facts, alliances, betrayals, military campaigns, cruelty, love story, mysterious places, life story, royal descendants. Everything in one rich informative ebook!
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
Genuine Swedish traditional food and dishes in one single cookbook by Christian Schon
Series: Swede On Tour, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: Simple English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Scandinavian, Nonfiction » History » European
The book is written in easy English - The book will be here shortly as soon as it becomes clear I'm always looking for proofreaders to my e-books. As a proofreader means you always get to read my new e-books for free, and also long before they come out and have been published. You register by sending an mail to me and writable "proofreader" in the title bar.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion by Susanne Alleyn
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.
Plumbatae by Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » European
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525 by Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Мягкая сила в истории Германии: Уроки 30-х годов ХХ века by Н.И. Конюхов
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Объективно оценить любое значимое историческое событие можно лишь после того как произошли, установлены и осознаны его последствия. Поэтому чем большее время отделяет нас от этого события, тем понятней становится его место во всеобщей истории. Кроме этого в интересах приближения к истине можно использовать появляющуюся в науке новую методологию исторического анализа. Коррекция методологии анализа
Cammini e viaggiatori by Marco Crestani
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.
Thirteen Coats by Robert E. Townsend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad! by CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Aus Dem Schrecken Erwacht Eine Liebe… by Tassos Antonopoulos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Ein historischer Roman der auf wahren Begebenheiten, vom Autor eyewitnessed basiert. Die Hauptfiguren sind George und Frosso: zwei junge Menschen, die in und traf verliebte in widrigen Umständen, er der Sohn eines berüchtigten kommunistischen; sie die Tochter eines Anti-Kommunist. Sie überlebte die 1944 Griechischen Bürgerkrieg und erlebten einen wahren Golgatha der Unmenschlichkeit in Meligalas.
The Battle of Nibley Green by Leonard James
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.
By Order of Napoleon - The Taking of Malta by Joe Scicluna
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On his way to Egypt, Napoleon ousted the Knights of the Order of St. John from Malta in 1798. This book is chronological compilation of the orders he issued to his generals to take the island and to establish a new government under the French republic.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
Guide to the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection by Defence Forces Ireland
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.
Ukraine Reports: The U.S. Military Commission to the Crimean War, 1855-1856 - History, Russia, European Armies by Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This study examines the U.S. Military Commission sent by the Secretary of War to observe the Crimean War 1n 1855 and 1856, to determine why the commission was sent, where it went, and the results achieved by the commissions efforts.