Books tagged: france history

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Barry's Frenglish Folies
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A potpourri of serious, humorous and seriously humorous reflections on the French and English viewed through the eyes of a split-identity and occasionally demented Frenglishman …
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Murder In Lyons, France A French President Is Assassinated June 24, 1894
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesario Santo told police in Lyons that he had nothing personally against the President of France whose life he ended with his dagger. He qualified this by saying that Marie Sadi Carnot was one of many tyrants. Santo despised him because of this and for not pardoning three anarchists who were imprisoned in French jails. My ebook details Santo's quick trial and his gruesome execution by guillotine.
Terrorism During The Algerian War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
The Organisation de l'Armee was a group that wanted to continue French rule in Algeria. In the years from 1953-1962 the OAS conducted bombings, barracks uprisings, political assassination attempts, etc. to attain their goals. On two occasions they nearly succeeded in murdering French President de Gaulle. My book looks at the OAS, their senseless acts against French citizens and their leadership.
Illuminations of the Heart (Poitevin Hearts #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,940. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Siri is a medieval illuminator who bears an uncanny resemblance to Triston de Brielle's late wife. Or does she? Her merry laughter and twinkling eyes are very different from his late wife's shy smiles and quiet ways. She has illuminated many a priceless book with pen and paint, but can her own vibrant spirit illuminate the darkness in Triston’s soul and make his heart beat for her alone?
Biarritz France Holiday
Series: Illustrated Diaries, Book 15 ยท Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
A Rambler’s tour of the famous French resort of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast which explores the many reasons behind its growth including the area’s historical links with Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. [Includes diary notes, colour photographs plus Canadian-based research about its shared Basque-Newfoundland & Labrador, Whaling and Cod-Fishing heritages.] [Revised English Edition]
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
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One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.