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Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
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.
The Zaharoff Commission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Nonfiction » History » European
* THE ZAHAROFF COMMISSION is an historically true thriller. * “The information which Zaharoff secured in Germany for Lloyd George was the most important piece of intelligence of the whole war,” said Georges Clemenceau, Premier of France in World War One. * “Jute’s work of fiction is, once again, bang on target.” — Donald McCormick, author of PEDLAR OF DEATH: THE LIFE OF SIR BASIL ZAHAROFF.
The Diary of a Young Girl 少女日记(ESL/EFL英汉对照简体版)
Series: 百万英语阅读计划丛书(英汉对照中级英语读物简体版)第三辑. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
本书是“百万英语阅读计划”丛书——英汉对照中级英语系列读物第III辑之13,适合已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者阅读。百万英语阅读计划(Million-Word Reading Project, MWRP)是专门为将英语作为外语的学习者(EFL learners)设计的英语阅读提高计划,读者对象为已掌握1500基本英语词汇的读者(相当于初级英语水平),通过2年、每天约15分钟的阅读能达到中级英语水平,掌握3000多单词和大量的短语,熟练掌握英语的各种句子结构,并能阅读一般英语原著。
Henry VII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VII is less spectacular than his descendants, but not less interesting or even exciting. The first of the Tudors has been less written about than any (except Edward VI). He supplanted a dynasty and subordinated an aristocracy; he collected a treasure and created a fleet. But he created also the engine of monarchy.
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: 313,860. 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.
Malta: Women, History, Books and Places
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book delves deep into the history of Malta and famous women such as Florence Nightingale, Emma Hamilton and Vera Brittain who all began arriving in Malta in 1800 after French Revolutionary occupation. The history of women in Malta and the places in which they had their being are told and described through the writing of women: archaeology, history, travel, memoirs and literature.
Los fantasmas de Tarragona
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
« Los Fantasmas de Tarragona », un libro que nos envie en la península ibérica ,envolviendonos con una huella fina de perfume romántico, español.
To Look on Death No More
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 93,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
In autumn of 1943, a Greek village already weakened by civil turmoil and deprivation is beset by the Nazis. An Irishman dropped into the fray by the British devotes himself to their welfare and becomes particularly attached to a young woman named Danae and her brother Stefanos. Although he joins the Greek soldiers to support their cause, what can one man do amid so much carnage?
The Diary of a Young Girl 少女日記 (ESL/EFL 英漢對照繁體版)
Series: 百萬英語閱讀計劃叢書(英漢對照中級英語讀物繁體版)第三輯. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
本書是“百萬英語閱讀計劃”叢書——英漢對照中級英語系列讀物第III輯之13,適合已掌握1500基本英語辭彙的讀者閱讀。百萬英語閱讀計劃(Million-Word Reading Project, MWRP)是專門為將英語作為外語的學習者(EFL learners)設計的英語閱讀提高計劃,讀者對象爲已掌握1500基本英語詞彙的讀者(相當於初級英語水準),通過2年、每天約15分鐘的閱讀能達到中級英語水準,掌握3000多單詞和大量的短語,熟練掌握英語的各種句子結構,並能閱讀一般英語原著。
The Exceptionally Decisive Carl Schmitt: Naming the Sovereign Hand
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » European
Carl Schmitt (1888-1985) was a German conservative. He is someone you need to read if you want to know what is going on in the world today. In this study, the topic of sovereignty on Schmitt’s terms is discussed. Two themes are used to explain the sovereign theory of Schmitt, that of names and the hand. After reading this book, you should understand why politics is the “art of counting up to one.”
Империя. Собирание земель русских
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: Russian. Published: December 29, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Информация, изложенная в этой книге, не представляет никакой тайны. Однако по исторически сложившимся причинам ее не принято широко обсуждать и исследовать.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
Русь. Другая история
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: Russian. Published: December 9, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Кто же такие древние русские, предки украинцев, русских России и беларусов? Почему одни из них как на старшего брата взирают на Москву, а других поворачивает в обратную сторону? Что есть Беларусь, Русь, Россия, Москва и наши предки русы?
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
U.S. Army in the Cold War: Forging the Shield - The U.S. Army in Europe, 1951-1962, Atomic Warfare Training, Pentomic, New Look, Berlin Crisis, Building New German Army, Elvis Presley Goes to Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Forging the Shield tells the story of the U.S. Army in Europe during the critical 1950s and early 1960s. It spans the period between the return of major U.S. combat forces to Germany in 1951 and the aftermath of the Berlin crisis of 1961-1962.