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The Lamps Went Out - Sir Edward Grey and the 'War to End All Wars' by Mike Fraser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On the evening of 3rd August 1914, Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary looked out of the Foreign Office window and famously declared that “The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. This study examines the key choices Grey and others made in the weeks leading up to the beginning of war and the impact these choices had on his life.
Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality by Crave Books
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. The 10 entrepreneurs in this book each have a very different story to tell about their success.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit by Charles Miller
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin by Alex Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out by KeriLynn Engel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.32 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy by Joseph McMoneagle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
An Acidental Relationship by Roderick Heather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon by Tony Matthews
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of Mrs Christian Davies, who, while searching for her missing husband, became embroiled in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession, fighting fearlessly as a foot-soldier and dragoon in some of the bloodiest campaigns in European history.
Ansaris of Yusufpur by Mahmud Ansari
Price: Free! Words: 63,490. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
Jose Rizal's Collaborations with Other Heroes by Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
It scholarly identifies Jose Rizal’s collaborations with heroes like Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Marcelo Del Pilar, Antonio Luna, Mariano Ponce, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Jose Alejandrino, and Edilberto Evangelista. Featuring their respective lives, it also tackles controversial issues like Luna’s supposed diversion of the Republic’s wealth, resulting in the Cojuangco clan becoming very rich.
Morningstar East: A Memoir by G. B. Couper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family by Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1 by EJ Fleming
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Guevara by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
Leaders who Changed the World by Gordon Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Biography
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Limbless Landlord by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee. by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.