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Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 10!) Words: 9,010. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
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 descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 5!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Mary Queen of the Scots: Student - Teacher Edition
Series: Legendary Women of World History Textbooks, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 14, 2021!) Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mary Queen of the Scots tells Mary's true story, focusing primarily on her reign as queen of Scotland, celebrating her life more than her death, and showing us all why she was truly a woman ahead of her time. Student - Teacher Edition features study questions after every chapter, plus a detailed timeline, and an extensive suggested reading list.
Lady Biya’s Guide to Medieval Aviculture
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 16, 2021!) Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
The collected works and research of "Lady Biya Saman" (mka Laurel A. Rockefeller) from the Society for Creative Anachronism concerning companion birds in the middle ages. Includes class handouts from "Survey to Medieval Aviculture" and "Talons and White Crests" about Asian falconry and Chinese aviculture.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History
Price: $9.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 22, 2025!) Words: 51,700. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2017 by AppLi Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that have caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims, and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.
Sweating on the Podium of Love
Price: $2.00 USD. (Free until Aug. 21!) Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This war spilling across a little town has been documented over the years by the local police force. But the old trick got better and faster before the presence of the law.
God's Triangle
Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off until Aug. 23!) Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Ethics & morals
A true detective story by Australian-born journalist Ian D. Richardson recounting how he battled against a church, press and court cover-up of why his Baptist missionary great aunt's marriage to a fellow missionary in Bengal fell apart during the First World War. Richardson's discoveries says much about society’s often-twisted attitude to sex and other social issues in the early 1900s.
The Salon of Exiled Artists in California: Salka Viertel Took in Actors, Prominent Intellectuals and Anonymous People in Exile Fleeing From Nazism
Price: $9.99 $9.49 USD. (5% off until Sep. 2!) Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » History » European
A biography of Salka Viertel, a Jewish actress who emigrated to Hollywood and was popularly known as the screenwriter of the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. She had a salon in California, which was attended by a large part of the European intelligentsia in exile. Salka was a very modern and interesting woman for her time who should be recognized as such. An extensive and high-quality research project
Achina Idegwu: The Mirror of Ages
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Aug. 24!) Words: 38,090. Language: Simple English. Published: April 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Achina Idegwu: The Mirror of Ages is a compendium of huge historical and social anthropology. It combines both academic exploits, politics, religious, traditional beliefs and practices and ethical researches with a comprehensive, practical and simple approach of tackling social-cultural and traditional controversies, as regards to community development and civilization.