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History of the Water Closet
By Marilyn Clay
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
By Marilyn Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,400. 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
By Ashleigh Jenson
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
By James Green
Price: $3.00 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
By James Green
Price: $3.00 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
By thanos kondylis
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.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
By thanos kondylis
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
By thanos kondylis
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this text (WRITTEN IN GREEK) we briefly and concisely describe the social and political organization inside the Greek-Venetian cities, and especially in Nauplion (Argolis), during 14th-16th centuries.
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
A History of Ireland - The Plantation of Ulster
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book clears up and answers some of the myths generated by those who oppose the link with Britain and who are trying to re-write Irish history. Who were the original planters in Ulster? Were the native Irish driven off their lands, as is supposed? Were the planters only Protestants? Read this new book and find out for yourself the truth of the matter, and much, much more.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales
By M. D. Healy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales makes a great addition to an Irish family researcher's reference library. The book contains Irish genealogy problem solving tips and techniques, to include: finding an ancestor's birthplace, deciphering illegible handwriting, translating Irish place names, working with transcription errors, and much more.
POW in Siberia
By Ralf Becker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true story about a German soldier who endured the extreme conditions of the Gulag system in Siberia after the Second World War. These are his recollections and memories, written shortly after his return home.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel
By Chris Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
Walking Tour of Rye, the most beautiful town in England
By Jonathan Copeland
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Murni. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Rye, 70 miles south of London, is a small town, rich in history and numerous well-preserved buildings. The town is just the right size to go on a walking tour. This guide explains every important building and directs you to the next one. There are stories of French raids, piracy, murder, plague and Royal visits. Brief history lessons to read on the tour or at home. There are over 100 photographs.
Legends and Myths from Central Wales
By Graham Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book, the third in the series, you will find a selection of sixteen of these legends, each of which relates to a particular place in Central Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, explorers, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
Legends and Myths from North Wales
By Graham Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Here, for your enjoyment, are sixteen Welsh legends that have been retold and linked to the land where the stories took place. This book, volume two in the series of four, deals with popular legends from North Wales.
Legends and Myths from South-eastern Wales
By Graham Watkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Sixteen legends from South eastern Wales. There are love stories, tales of heroic deeds, foolishness, greed, fables and humour. The cast includes fair maidens, wicked tyrants, warriors, pirates, kings and ordinary folk quietly going about their business.
Cruising: around the Baltic
By Brian Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
All cruise destinations offer something special but the Baltic is unique with so many great capitals to visit within the short space of a two week cruise. On top of all that there is another unforgettable special piece of magic, the white nights of summer when the sun almost forgets to set
The Search for Lady Godiva
By Robert Hendry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.