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Looking at Some of the Most Popular Figures and Events in Greek Mythology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
In this book, we will be discussing some of the most popular figures and events of Greek mythology and we hope you enjoy reading about them as much as everyone who has known these stories for ages.
Коловрат в России
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Possible rightfully to name this book the Encyclopedia of swastika, since the assembled in it information in and footnote (more than 3500 illustrations) is capable to strike by its volume of any reader. Before you fruit of the 30 year's tedious work of researcher Alexander Tarunin, for which book became the meaning of life.
Esoterica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is a record of an exploration of the links between The Green Man, the Templars, and Baphomet, with a journey to Santiago de Compostela. It's a journey through time and space spread over a couple of decades and founded in a mostly familiar world, a journey of a few thousand miles, a travelogue of sorts which became a Quest for signs and symbols and art rooted in an earlier time.
El despoblado de San Carlos el Real de Abánades, un intento ilustrado de repoblación vinculado al Canal de Castilla
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
De forma paralela a la construcción del Canal de Castilla, se desarrolló una política de establecimiento de nuevas poblaciones relacionadas con las necesidades del propio canal; en el caso del acueducto de Abánades se combinó el objetivo colonizador con el de asegurar el mantenimiento de las obras, repoblando los tres despoblados medievales con la fundación de un nuevo enclave llamado San Carlos.
Правадыр крылатых вершнікаў. Ян Кароль Хадкевіч
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
У кнізе апавядаецца пра слаўны і драматычны жыццёвы шлях Яна Кароля Хадкевіча (1560–1621), які быў адным з найвыдатнейшых палкаводцаў, што нараджаліся на беларускай зямлі. Чвэрць стагоддзя шабляй жаўнера і булавой гетмана ён слугаваўся Бацькаўшчыне. Нават апошні дзень яго зямнога быцця прайшоў пад гарматную кананаду.
Mario de Araujo Cabral The First Portuguese Formula One Driver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » European
Mario de Araujo Cabral is not well known in Formula One history except perhaps in his own country. The Portuguese driver has been forever linked to a lap 5 incident at the 1959 Portuguese GP in which he pulled his Cooper into another Cooper driven by F1 points leader Jack Brabham. Mario failed to qualify for another F1 Grand Prix unti 1964. He did race more successfully in sports cars until 1975.
Artisans of Naples & the Amalfi Coast: Where to Buy Authentic Cameos, Capodimonte, Coral Jewelry, Inlay, Limoncello, Maiolica, Nativities, Papier-Mâché, & More, Made by Traditional Neapolitan Artisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Shopping, Nonfiction » History » European
Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops of Naples and the Amalfi Coast for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. ARTISANS OF NAPLES & THE AMALFI COAST brings you inside the multi-generational studios of some of the region's most authentic master artisans so that you can bring home the best of Italy in your suitcase.
On the origins of Glagolitic
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Guy Fawkes is a very popular icon that is thrown onto bonfires every year on the 5th November, to remember it. Children all around the country stand and watch fireworks every year, all wrapped up from the cold of November.
Galway Bay Steamboat Company
Price: Free! Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the small steam shipping line that operated in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland
Murder In Lyons, France A French President Is Assassinated June 24, 1894
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesario Santo told police in Lyons that he had nothing personally against the President of France whose life he ended with his dagger. He qualified this by saying that Marie Sadi Carnot was one of many tyrants. Santo despised him because of this and for not pardoning three anarchists who were imprisoned in French jails. My ebook details Santo's quick trial and his gruesome execution by guillotine.
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: $6.99 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: $0.99 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.
Galway General Omnibus Company Limited
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. 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: $2.99 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: $1.80 USD. 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
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.
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.