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The Knight's Tale
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
Jeanne de Piennes, in the last days of his martyrdom, while felt mortally wounded, was no longer living with a thought: "We should not I die before having assured the happiness of my daughter ... And what joy can there be for the poor little as it will not be under the guidance of his father! ... Yes! Find François, although he still believes me guilty ... put her child in his arms ... and then..
The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Richly illustrated with historical documents, this is a fascinating and informative look at the Eiffel Tower, the genius of its engineer, and the socio-economic context that made it the icon of an age. "An interesting story interestingly told."—The New York Times. "Certainly the best biography of a building and the cultural climate which spawned it we've read in a very long time."—Kirkus Reviews
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
The Courage to Look Back: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Courage to Look Back is the sequel to The Boys of St. Mary's (published in 2015). Many stories in this book flow from decisions by the Catholic System and the British Government in 1952/53 to migrate young children from Orphanages and Homes to provide child labour and increase the population of Commonwealth countries. The KOKO old boys network was started in 1988 by Delvin John Flynn.
How Great a Crime - to Tell the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Joseph and Winifred Gales, 18th and early 19th century newspaper publishers were giants of UK and US history. 230 years on, when there is more than a hint of the rotten boroughs still hanging over British "democracy," and when the free press in the US is demonised for holding up the mirror of truth to power, they are as relevant as ever.
Adevăruri nespuse despre Nicolae Ceaușescu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,760. Language: Romanian. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » European
Cartea va ajuta la reliefarea unei opinii ştiinţifice, corecte din punct de vedere analitic, echilibrate, obiective, legate de istoria recentă a României.
The McKay Story From Ireland to America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A detailed genealogy of the William and James McKay and related families from County Antrim Ireland to Western Pennsylvania.
Egyptian Romany - The Essence of Hispania
You set the price! Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » European
This book reveals the Ancient Egyptian roots of the Romany (Gypsies) and how they brought about the civilization and orientalization of Hispania, over the past 6,000 years. The book also shows the intimate relationship between Egypt and Hispania archaeologically, historically, culturally, ethnologically, linguistically, etc.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Rights of Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg; una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: Identidad y esplendor de la primera familia colonial de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer Wittemberg: De cortesano de Carlos V y Felipe II a célebre precursor de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 204,920. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer, abuelo de la célebre "la Quintrala", uno de los tópicos literarios más importantes de Chile, no sólo tuvo un glorioso pasado en el Perú y Chile colonial, sino que también, tuvo un interesante pasado pre-americano, compartiendo vivencias junto al Emperador Carlos V y otros destacados personajes del imperio en Alemania, los Países Bajos, España e Inglaterra.
La guerre vue de Marseille. Comment un quartier, une ville, un pays, ont vecu la tourmente, de 1939 a 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
First volume of a book describing how World War II was lived in France , in particular in Marseille were the author lived. This volume covers the years 1938-1942. The second volume will cover years 1943 to 1945. And a third volume will be about Charles de Gaulle through his writings and those who knew him during the War.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
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.
Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
Moreni 2002 - Clipe in istorie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,440. Language: Romanian. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Volumul "Moreni 2002 - clipe în istorie" este una dintre acele rare cărţi pe care, chiar după ce-ai citit-o din doasca-n doasca, stai sa te întrebi în ce categorie sa o clasezi.
Схватка
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2016 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Книга «Схватка» продолжает цикл о пане Кмитиче, начатый романами «Огненный всадник» и «Тропою волка». Что касается исторических фактов, то единственное искажение, к которому прибегает автор — это сжатие времени, ибо даже в трех пухлых книгах не описать все значимые события тех огненных тринадцати лет ужасной войны.
Тропою волка
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2016 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Книга «Тропою волка» продолжает роман-эпопею М. Голденкова «Пан Кмитич», начатую в книге «Огненный всадник». Во второй половине 1650-х годов на огромном просторе от балтийских берегов до черноморской выпаленной степи, от вавельского замка до малородных смоленских подзолков унесло апокалипсическим половодьем страшной для Беларуси войны половину населения...