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Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
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Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
The Catacombs of Paris: A Strange But True Tale
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Curiosities & Wonders
It all started with a smell. In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents). This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place. Find out what was done to solve the problem, and about the mysterious catacombs.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
Las Bóer Guerras - Una Breve Historia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Las Guerras Anglo-Bóer le introducirán en una de las guerras victorianas del Imperio Británico. Se trata de un completo informe de las dos Guerras Anglo-Bóer que se libraron entre 1880-1881 y 1899-1902. Una historia fascinante acerca de una de las guerras más sangrientas y costosas de todo un siglo, que enfrentó a las dos Repúblicas Bóer de Sudáfrica
Chronicles of the Coast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
In the Garden of Good and Evil: The Love and Punishment of Choderlos de Laclos in Dangerous Liaisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
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..."
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
La derrota de los holandeses (o la pérdida del carril bici)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Van der Does ataca Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en 1599. Cinco mil personas vivían en la ciudad, doce mil hombres venían en los barcos holandeses. El libro orbita sobre ese ataque pero las reflexiones pretenden ir más allá del hecho histórico.
London the Dark Side
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
London’s recorded history can be traced back over 2,000 years. From a Roman outpost it has grown to become one of the most important financial and cultural capitals of the world. London’s streets and districts are crammed full of history, from the plague, to devastating fires, civil war, aerial bombardment, and terrorist attacks.This book deals with the dark side of London.
Where the West Ends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prize-winning author Michael J. Totten returns with a masterpiece of travel writing and history in this journey through thirteen nations—all but two formerly communist—just beyond the edge of the West where few casual travelers venture.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Russian Espionage: History of Soviet and Russian Spying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
If secret agents were truly secret, books such as this could never be written. Fortunately for the curious reader, agents become double agents, spies rat out their handlers, and intelligence officers undergo ideological crises. Spies who jump the wall often do so with sensitive knowledge and documents that become public.
The Tobacco Fields of Meath
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The true story of Irish families at the turn of the twentieth century, striving to make a go of a new crop in order to improve the lives of ordinary people and control the massive problem of unemployment and its consequence - emigration. The story of over 30 years of tobacco growing in Ireland is told here through the private papers of one who was at the heart of the Randlestown experiment.
Na Powaznie nr 5-6
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: Polish. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
„Na Poważnie” – to nowy miesięcznik o Polsce, naszej historii i kulturze.
Daniel O'Connell, The Last King of Ireland
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is about revolution, duels, and love - love of girls until his marriage, and then of Mary, his devoted wife until the day she died. He became a lawyer, and as a barrister he won fame and fortune. As a politician he achieved greatness, and eventually became what was very close to being the ruler of Ireland ‒ the last, though uncrowned, King. The book is a novel, but historically accurate.
The Story of Ireland
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: 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.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.