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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.
The Madrid Uprising 1808
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
Humer i inni
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: Polish. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historia procesu stalinowskiego zbrodniarza Adama Humera. Prowadził najsłynniejsze w tamtych latach śledztwa polityczne: polityczne przeciwko pięciu komendom zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość" oraz trzem Narodowych Sił Zbrojnych. Przesłuchiwał wywodzącego się Polskiego Stronnictwa Ludowego premiera Stanisława Mikołajczyka. Wypytywał biskupa Czesława Kaczmarka i rotmistrza Witolda Pileckiego.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Anecdote from the Last Prussian War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Fario. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A lone Prussian cavalryman, a straggler from a routed army, fortifies himself with drink and sets off after three armed Frenchmen with no thought for his own safety.
History of the Water Closet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
18th & 19th Century English Women At Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
18th and 19th CENTURY ENGLISH WOMEN AT SEA is a lively and entertaining account of the three types of women one might have found, legally or illegally, on board an English ship during the 18th and 19th centuries, i. e. prostitutes, officer’s and midshipmen’s wives and other female passengers, including mistresses, during peace or wartime; and women masquerading as sailors or crewmen.
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Rosslyn Chapel - The Enigma The Myth
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Rosslyn Chapel has become the scene for many theories regarding the Knights Templar and Freemasonry. This book is a short guide to Rosslyn and sets out to dispel some of the myths that have been built up over the years.
Renaissance Europe
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book there are six texts about renaissance Europe. Through these any reader can detect many elements of the renaissance states and study a general history of the 15th ant the 16th centuries.