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A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
By Susanne Alleyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
Banglar Itihas Adi Yug Theke
By Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: Bengali. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bengal from the period of Mahabharata to independent India written in Bengali
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer, Victorian child killer
By David J. Vaughan
Price: $1.67 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
1492 And All That!
By Bob Denton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,190. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
All those things that you might wish to know about the history of Spain and Portugal as a visitor or an ex-patriot. History visited with an ex-patriot's eye.
Incredible Facts About Ukraine That Few People Know
By Victoria Sunsett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Oksana Vitruk. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Until recent, not many people around the world knew what and where is Ukraine. Read these incredible facts about Ukraine in this book.
The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
By Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
By Captain W H L Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
By Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.
The American Tobacco Controversy: The Tobacco Controversy of 1857 Revisited
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century the effects of tobacco smoking were extremely uncertain which led to wide debate, sparked initially by the Tobacco Controversy of 1857.
The Generation of 1837: Attitudes, Policies, and Actions Toward Indian Populations of Argentina
By Colin Mustful
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Through their words and works, the intellectual elite known as the Generation of 1837 influenced the Conquest of the Desert and near extermination of the Pampas Indians.
The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Wrong Ticket Home
By Glenn Telfer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Plumbatae
By Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
By Anthony DePalma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.