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The Two-Headed Eagle: Faces of Russian Foreign Policy - History of Actions in the Near Abroad of Central and Eastern Europe, Stalin through the Cold War to Vladimir Putin, Restoring Regional Hegemony by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
The former Soviet states in Central and Eastern Europe comprise a prominent portion of the Russian Federation's "Near Abroad." During and since World War II, these countries have alternately served as an adversary avenue of approach and a security zone for the Soviet Union.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots by David Kerr
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 by Thomas Paine
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: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
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 by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
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 by Serge Angeric
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.
Challenges, Capability and Will: Is NATO Relevant in the Twenty-first Century? Role in Counterterrorism, ISIS, ISIL, Threats from Putin and Russia to Baltic Members and Poland, Cyber, U.S. Reassurance by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This monograph examines the relevance of NATO in the twenty-first century, particularly from a perspective of US interests within a framework of contemporary history. Since the end of the Cold War NATO has struggled to maintain a raison d'etre for its continued existence and relevance. In the 1990s NATO expanded both its membership and the scope of its operations beyond collective defense.
Recollections of a Donegal Man by Packie Manus Byrne
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 by Michael J. Hurley
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.
Roman Yorkshire by Patrick Ottaway
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 by Matthew Townend
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 by Patrick Nuttgens
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.
Bowman by Ron Black & Wendy Fraser
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 by Ron Black
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 by Vasile Dragomir
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 by Progressive Management
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.
Схватка by Михаил Голденков
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 by Михаил Голденков
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...
Analyzing the Rationales Behind Russia's Intervention in Ukraine - Euromaidan, Russian Strategic Gains, Putin's Background, 2008 Russo-Georgian War, Communism to Authoritarianism, Olympics, Crimea by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This study examines the rationales behind Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to intervene in Ukraine through the lenses of neoclassical realism and prospect theory. The risk-acceptant decision to employ hybrid warfare in Crimea was fundamentally due to Putin's loss aversion.
Führer, Folk and Fatherland by Douglas Gagel
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.