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Spain’s Revolution against Franco: The Great Betrayal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 206,020. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2019 by Wellred. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the Spanish revolution of the 1930s is quite well known to most people on the left, but there is a surprising level of ignorance concerning the events that occurred subsequently. History did not cease with the victory of Franco in 1939. And the story of how the Franco dictatorship was eventually brought down by the revolutionary movement of the Spanish workers is an inspiring one.
History of the MacGregors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,460. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The History of the MacGregor Clan in the Scottish Highlands. This book covers aspects of the history of the Clan Gregor from its origin to the last Jacobite Rising of 1745.
Germany 1918-1933: Socialism or Barbarism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018 by Wellred. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism, Nonfiction » History » European
Germany 1918-33 was one of the most tumultuous periods in history. Following the revolution in Russia, the German workers and soldiers attempted to seize power in November 1918. Unfortunately, the revolution was betrayed by the Social Democratic leaders. In this book, Rob Sewell argues that all this was not inevitable, and analyses those events, drawing out the lessons for today.
Η δική μου Αρκαδία
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,900. Language: Greek. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Στοιχεία παρμένα από το βάθος των αιώνων, που μιλάνε για την αρκαδική πρωτοπορία στη βασανιστική πορεία του ανθρώπου, από τα σπήλαια στους Παρθενώνες. Η ιδιότυπη -κάποτε και χιουμοριστική- γλώσσα, σχεδόν "προφορική" γραφή, αιχμαλωτίζει τον αναγνώστη από σελίδα σε σελίδα. Δεν μοιάζει με καμία αντίστοιχη μελέτη του είδους και κάνει το διάβασμα απολαυστικό και όχι "εκπαιδευτική διαδικασία".
Spain: Country Study with Multidisciplinary Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, and National Security Systems and Institutions, Spanish People, Origins, Beliefs and Values
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 141,430. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
The books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
Essential Guide to Catalan, Catalonia, and the Claim of Independence from Spain - Reports on Autonomy, Language, Culture, Economy, Regional Issues, Comprehensive Spanish History, and Barcelona
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,980. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
Gain a better understanding of the ongoing crisis in Spain over the separatist movement for Catalonia. A controversial independence referendum in October 2017 plunged the nation into turmoil as the Catalan region threatens to tear the country apart. Several scholarly studies are included in this compendium about the issue.
Cherished Thief: Based on the true story of Britain’s most notorious highwaymen, Claude Du Vall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Claude Du Vall drank life in while embedding his name in the book of legends, forever roaming the King’s Highway by the light of the moon.
Bloodless Revolution
Price: $9.66 USD. Words: 114,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Biography of forgotten Irish Nationalist and owner editor of the Sligo Champion newspaper 1878-1884. Land League leader in Connaught, Edward had left his adopted America to tackle Orangeism and the British establishment in Sligo. Native of Limerick and excellent speaker, he shared platforms with Parnell, Davitt, Sexton and was prosecuted for sedition by the British Government.
Checkmate: Clans and Castles
Series: Checkmate. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,580. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A window into the ancestors of anyone of Scot-Irish descent… In 1608, William Neely left Scotland for Ireland. Surrounded by powerful clans that had ruled for over a thousand years, he came to know chieftains including Cahir O’Doherty who burned Derry and launched a rebellion, putting in motion a chain of events that would transform Ireland and mark Cahir O’Doherty as the Last Gaelic Irish King.
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg; una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: Identidad y esplendor de la primera familia colonial de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $2.99 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: De cortesano de Carlos V y Felipe II a célebre precursor de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,920. 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
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.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
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.
Теория заговора: между мифами и правдой
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 181,710. Language: Russian. Published: February 3, 2017 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Наше сознание напичкано мифами. Часть из них ничего реального под собой не имеет и является только порождением фольклора современной цивилизации. Но другие мифы как раз рукотворны пропагандой и призваны скрыть от масс нежелательную правду. Как отличить одни от других? И где найти истинные основы наших массовых верований и заблуждений? И где искать то, что от нашего знания упрямо прячут?
Roman Yorkshire
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
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
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.
Moreni 2002 - Clipe in istorie
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
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.
Тропою волка
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...