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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.
How America Saved Italy and the World – Using Bretton Woods and the Marshall Plan after World War II to Bring Stability and Peace to Europe through Instruments of National Power, Blocking Communism by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
As early as World War I, the United States possessed a vision for how to eliminate the propensity of interstate warfare. Actually achieving this vision proved difficult until after World War II.
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.
Civil - Military Relations in the French Fourth Republic during First Indochina War – Collapse of Third Republic in World War II, Southeast Asia and Vietnam, Pacification of Viet Minh Nationalists by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The stunning defeat of the French Third Republic by the German Third Reich at the start of the Second World War underscored the vulnerable condition of both France's political apparatus and her army. The political groups of the Fourth Republic experienced turbulence, particularly in the development of a coherent foreign policy regarding Indochina.
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.
Fair Share or Freeride: Burden Sharing in Post-Cold War NATO – Analysis Showing that Most Members Contribute Effectively to Funding and Military Operations, Study of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
NATO has endured beyond the end of the Cold War by shifting its focus from collective defense to out of area operations. NATO exists only through the voluntary contributions of its members. The United States provides a very large proportion of NATO forces and resources and, thus, has been very interested in getting members to contribute more.
The Ladies of Dunster Castle by Jim Lee
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
What makes Dunster Castle so unusual is the prominent role women have played in its fortunes. Jim Lee worked for many years at the castle and knows more about it than just about anyone. Here he presents an entertaining history of the roles, from the heroic to the self-indulgent, its women have played over the centuries.
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.
Britain's Nuclear Deterrent Force and the U.S. - U.K. Special Relationship: History of Atomic Weapons with Manhattan Project, Trident Submarine-launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) Replacement Decision by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Britain established in 1940 the first national nuclear weapons program in the world, and this gave Britain credibility in participating in the U.S.-led Manhattan Project during World War II. Despite the interruption in U.S.-U.K. nuclear cooperation in 1946-1958 owing to the McMahon Act, since 1958 the United States and the United Kingdom have worked closely in the nuclear domain.
A European Identity: Too Much to Hope For? Far-Right Populist Parties, British UKIP and German AfD Parties, Potential for Catastrophic European Union (EU) Failure and Issues for U.S. Security by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Right-wing political parties are nothing new to Europe. However, there has been a rise and revitalization among far-right populist parties across Europe over the past two decades. This development does not appear to be a flash in the political pan but a manifestation of deeper trends.
1937 by Columbus Falco
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Truth Before The Chaos It was due only to the sacrifices of German and other Axis forces that Soviet troops did not similarly succeed in raising the Red flag over Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rome, Stockholm, and, perhaps, London. In 1937 Germany is surrounded by enemy States
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.
Cyber War: The Next Frontier for NATO - Cyber Attack Response Readiness, Invoking Article 5, Discussion of the Tallinn Manual, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Resilience Management Model (RMM) by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » European
Defining and understanding what constitutes a cyber-attack is a complicated matter, largely due to the fact that there has not yet been a large-scale cyber-attack upon any nation.