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Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
This is the Blessed My Beloved Homeland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The author of this epic work of this glorious people that are the Lusitanian from the kingdom of Portugal produced poetry in the eighth rhyme telling the History of Portugal since the King Sebastian to our times.
The Irish Celtic Church
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church who served as a beacon of light in a dark Europe. Read of Ireland’s Golden Era as a centre of learning, spreading education and Christianity through its monastic and spiritual teachings.
Paris je t'aime
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
French Holidays & Traditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
You set the price! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
Etruscan Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Ojkače Kninske krajine
Price: $2.47 USD. Words: 850. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music, Nonfiction » History » European
Ova e-knjiga je zbirka od 42 napjeva za ojkanje, tradicionalni način pjevanja naroda Kninske krajine koji je UNESCO-ov odbor za nematerijalnu kulturnu baštinu svijeta 2010 uvrstio na popis ugrožene nematerijalne baštine.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. 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. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This work aims to disseminate to the general public an essay on the life of the Prince Henry the Navigator who was awarded the first prize Henriquino in 1960 in the village of Sagres, Portugal.
Esta é a Ditosa Pátria Minha Amada
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Neste livro épico deste povo glorioso que são os Lusitanos o autor elaborou poesia em oitava rima ao modo camoniano contando a história de Portugal desde o Rei D. Sebastião até aos nossos tempos.
Crummell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War
Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
Attorno al tepore del cuore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 13, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Questi brevi processi al contrabbando della seconda metà dell’Ottocento nel Canal di Brenta hanno ispirato delle storie minime ambientate in un'epoca ancora viva nella memoria. Storie fuggevoli ed essenziali incardinate su persone e dettagli ricchi di sensazioni visive, tattili, uditive, sonore.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Great Famine in Ireland is the most the most reviled, and yet the most formative event in modern Irish History. What was the Famine? What caused it? Why did so many die, or leave if they could? I look at these questions I give my take on all this, and then I look at those notorious evictions, and finally comment on the long term impact on Ireland, how it was changed, and changed forever.
The Mounth Passes: A Heritage Guide to the Old Ways Through the Grampian Mountains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Mounth passes are the old ways through the Grampian mountains of Scotland. Twelve passes are profiled in this eBook, from the Causey Mounth on the eastern coast to the Monega Pass deep in the heart of the Highlands. Each route is considered from an historical perspective, followed by a guide to walking the trail today. Widely illustrated with photographs.
covert operation
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Set in western Germany in 1947 this is a dramatised version of a true event. A young woman who has escaped from the eastern sector unwittingly exposes a forger helping to get Nazi war criminals out of Germany on false documents..
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
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Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!