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Florence Nightingale: Nurse Pioneer
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Florence Nightingale: Nurse, Pioneer introduces young readers to one of the most remarkable women in medical history. The cultural and historic background of her life are discussed in terms a young person can understand. Vocabulary study is incorporated in the text. The words are keyed to definitions at the end of the book. This is an accessible, brief introduction to Florence Nightingale's life.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
Florence Nightingale went from being a rich child to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated. Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's bio. RL: 6.5
The Azadi Series Books 1 and 2 (Box Set)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 297,800. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Azadi Series Novels are set in the 1800s North America, England, Crimea and India. The Series elucidates India’s struggle for independence, from the British Raj, as told through the eyes of an American lady doctor, Margaret, and her missionary parents, who get engulfed in the 1857 Rebellion.
Выжившие в Севастополе
Series: Русская трилогия, Book 2. Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: Russian. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
1942 год. Укрываясь в пещере, за окраиной Севастополя, Юрий Зуров напуган размахом вражеских бомбардировок, которые разрушают город до основания. От взрывов дрожит земля. Некоторые толчки настолько сильны, что вызывают обрушение части стены в его укрытии. И тогда он открывает секрет. Это позволит ему путешествовать по галереям времени, под носом у захватчиков. И всё же, удастся ли ему вовремя изоб
Blood On Their Petticoats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Educational
For Isobel Spry the war in the Crimea meant one thing at first – her lover Edmund was a surgeon there, working in the hospitals, operating on soldiers back from the battlefields. Having had a little experience in nursing, she decides to accompany and assist Florence Nightingale in tending to the sick and wounded. But what she finds there is far beyond what her genteel sensibilities could imagine.
The Dukes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,110. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
"The Dukes" is the story of a disputed inheritance, a national institution, a great family of soldiers of fortune, heroes, beauties, scoundrels, eccentrics, adventurers, an unbroken line of blue-blooded fascination that covers a hundred years of English (and American) history and social life, an intimate glimpse into the life of a great aristocratic family.
Ukraine Reports: The U.S. Military Commission to the Crimean War, 1855-1856 - History, Russia, European Armies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This study examines the U.S. Military Commission sent by the Secretary of War to observe the Crimean War 1n 1855 and 1856, to determine why the commission was sent, where it went, and the results achieved by the commissions efforts.
Brave Deeds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
Some of the Six Hundred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
With information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this book provides concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of fifty men who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava.