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Lauragais - Histoire et Anecdotes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: French. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Le Lauragais, près de Toulouse, est la région de France qui mérite le plus l’appellation de « Pays Cathare », celui des hérétiques tragiquement exterminés au XIIIe siècle. Froissart le décrit comme « les terres les plus fertiles du monde ». Sa vallée d'une immense importance économique et stratégique a joué un rôle important dans l'Histoire.
Саксон Грамматик о дохристианской славянской религии: Новый перевод соответствующих фрагментов XIV книги Деяний Данов
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Герцог Генри Лев Саксонский, король Вальдемар Датский и епископ Абсалон следуют призыву Папы Римского организовать Северный Крестовый поход с целью христианизации прибалтийских народов. Преуспев в своем начинании и покорив Вендских славян, они обнаруживают странные и искусно сделанные храмы и статуи, становятся свидетелями удивительных обычаев и прорицательских ритуалов.
Dancing in the Time of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Alasdair White looks at the social side of the Battle of Waterloo and tells us why there were so many expatriates in Brussels at the time, attending the numerous balls, dinners and picnics on offer to the social elite. The Duchess of Richmond’s Ball is famous the world over because this is where Wellington received confirmation that Napoleon and his army had entered the Province of Belgium.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
7 rencontres dans Paris
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 38,400. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voici un moyen passionnant d'aller à la rencontre de Paris, de son présent, de son passé, de son histoire, de ses anecdotes, au travers de 7 promenades surprenantes !
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation, Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of The Galway General Omnibus Company of County Galway in Ireland
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
07MH17 Dutch version
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Op weg naar Asia, voor een vakantie met zon en een andere cultuur werden enkele honderden personen weggevaagd van deze wereld. In enkele seconden honderd zes en negentig Nederlanders stierven in wat is gecategoriseerd als een van de dodelijkste verkeersvliegtuig aanslag ooit. Tachtig hiervan waren onder de achttien jaar oud, en het vliegtuig vervoerde maar liefst achttien gezinnen.
Battle of Grunwald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Teutonic Order - military religious order was formed at the end of the 12th century in Acre to provide care for pilgrims of crusades. With Christianity forces defeated in the Middle East, the Order moved to Eastern Europe. After Polish Duke Konrad I of Masovia asked the Teutonic knights for help in the Prussian Crusade, in the next years the order dishonestly extended its power on the Polish terr
Diana Inquest: Corruption at Scotland Yard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 261,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book exposes high-level corruption in London’s Metropolitan Police Service following the August 1997 death of Princess Diana in Paris. Over the ensuing decade Scotland Yard - led by Commissioners Paul Condon and John Stevens - carried out one of the biggest and most wide-reaching cover-ups in its history.
Magna Carta: The Tax Revolt that Gave Us Liberty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The Magna Carta is a founding document of individual liberty, the rule of law, and parliamentary democracy. In this accessible and engaging book, Chris Berg and John Roskam explain what the Magna Carta is, where it came from, and why it matters.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War"
Series: Freebies, Book 73. Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
Napoleon and His Marshals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Irish History & Myth Series Box Set
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.