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Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 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: las vivencias europeas de un intrépido cortesano
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 204,930. 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.
Roman Yorkshire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,400. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book presents an important and up to date synthesis of Roman Yorkshire. Patrick Ottaway has spent much of his career as a field archaeologist in York and this volume thus provides an up to date and well informed description of archaeological as well as textual evidence. Its comprehensive coverage will makes this a key work for all interested in the subject.
Viking Age Yorkshire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In 866, the city of York was captured by a 'Great Army' of Viking warriors. Ten years later, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Viking army made the transition from warfare to settlement, as their leader 'shared out the land of the Northumbrians, and they proceeded to plough and to support themselves'. This conquest and settlement marked the beginning of Scandinavian domination.
The History of York
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This single volume history of York is written by the nine leading experts in their field and traces the story of this historic town from it beginnings as a Roman garrison to the thriving modern town of the year 2000. This is an attractive book for both the general reader and the more advanced local historian while a full bibliography allows for further study.
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.
American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: Authoritative History of American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Great War - Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Champagne, Paris, Vosges Front
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book has been prepared as part of the project of the American Battle Monuments Commission to commemorate in a complete and lasting manner the accomplishments and services of the American forces in Europe during the World War, meeting the need for a concise reference book and a brief history of the American Expeditionary Forces.
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...
Führer, Folk and Fatherland
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime —  not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
Empire Days: Britain and the empire in a year
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Empire Days: Britain and the Empire in a Year is a thorough and informative description of the growth of the British Empire throughout history. Bostock covers all aspects of the Empire, including geography, politics and the Royal Family.
Deliberate Force: A Case Study in Effective Air Campaigning - Final Report of the Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study - Demise of Yugoslavia, Destruction of Bosnia, Tactics, Aircraft, Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,050. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Every airman or person interested in the art and science of air and space warfare should read this book. The Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study (BACS) has emerged as a balanced and wide-ranging discussion of the Deliberate Force air campaign, which occurred during the fall of 1995.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
Loose Words, Not Nukes: The Impact of U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Debate on NATO Perceptions of Extended Deterrence - Future of Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW) Stockpile, Defense Commitments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines American and NATO dual-capable delivery systems and the Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW) stockpile as a case study in surveying intended and unintended signals conveyed by U.S. policy rhetoric and force posture.
U.S. Strategic Interests and Georgia's Prospects for NATO Membership - Russian Aggression in Georgia and Ukraine, Fear in Central and Eastern European Nations, Georgia Geostrategic Importance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes Georgia's geostrategic importance and investigates links between Georgian and U.S. foreign policies as they relate to NATO enlargement.
Regionalism and Secession - German Bavarian and Spanish Catalan Regionalism, Heimat Mediation, Kulturnation, Demystifying Nazi Centralism, Castilian Hegemony, Francoist Spain 1939-1975
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides a historical analysis of Bavarian and Catalan regionalism and argues that autonomy mitigates secession if the predominant state has accommodated sub-state regionalism.
NATO Expeditionary Operations: Impacts Upon New Members and Partners - Southeastern Europe, Southwest Asia, Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Poland, Hungary, Kosovo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the involvement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in military operations beyond the territories of its members, beginning with the deployments in the Balkans in the mid-1990s.
A Factbook of Irish History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,000. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A Factbook of Irish History is a fascinating collection of facts and figures on Irish history, from the dawn of civilisation until the end of the 1960s, delivered in a lighthearted and entertaining style.