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General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » South American
Before Simon Bolivar, there was Francisco de Miranda who plotted to free Spain’s colonies in South America. Roaming the world, he cajoled funds from the powerful, including Britain’s William Pitt and Russia’s Catherine the Great. But Miranda’s invasion of New Spain in 1806 was a painful fiasco. He died a prisoner in a Spanish dungeon and the way was now clear for Bolivar’s eventual triumph.
Debt Democracy and Greek Nemesis
Series: Government, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Since becoming a nation back in 1830, Greece has gone bankrupt and kept alive by external loans 5 times and, not withstanding its democratic vote in June of this year, is surely headed to the poorhouse again.
Spanish Yarns and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In this compilation of nine vignettes, Gary Troia shares his adventures and memories from his sojourn in Spain. Whether it’s being stranded on a Spanish motorway, attempting to order a full English breakfast in Bilbao, or adopting a feral cat from outside a shop, he offers a wry look at “being abroad.”
The Tattooed Witch
Series: The Tattooed Witch, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When Miriam Medina and her father are accused by the Inquisition of murdering a high priest, Miriam knows justice is impossible. Their accuser, the Grand Inquisitor, is in fact, the real murderer. Miriam's only hope is to resort to her long dead mother's magical legacy: the resurrection of the dead through a magical tattoo.
LONG YARN, THE STORY OF INDIAN COTTON AND FARMER SUICIDES
You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The cotton story is a tangled tale with thousands of farmers committing suicide.This book analyses what goes into the vicious cycle is indebtedness, brought on by a combination of international trade cycles, state policies on subsidies and tariffs and the trade-off between the interest of cultivators and manufacturers. Improper genetic revolution has benefited some while weighing on some others.
208 Attraktionen auf Gran Canaria
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: German. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In diesem Buch, werden die interessantesten Attraktionen von Gran Canaria vorgestellt, seien es Museen, Strände, Wochenmärkte, Höhlen, aber auch Parks, Campingplätze, und viele interessante Orte, werden detailiert beschrieben. Von der Ankunft am Flughafen, bis zu den Bus-Systemen - hier wird alles erklärt und wie es funktioniert.
A Man of the Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Madrid, Spain. Above the ornate Toledo Bridge, down-to-earth Sara meets the striking Cibrán, a handsome Galician with fierce eyes and rumored by neighbors to be a celebrity of sorts. As Sara unravels his bizarre past, Cibrán can’t help but consider that this “lady in brown” could be the one. After so long, he is ready to not walk the path of life alone—a path longer than any mortal could imagine.
Handbook to the Legacy & Odyssey of Don QuiXote - Everything the armchair academic needs to know about the greatest novel ever written
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If the literally great and good consider Don QuiXote to the best novel ever written then this Handbook is for the culturally curious, who wish to grapple with the greater picture of world literature and its universal meaning. It will also take you briskly through the novel and explain its influence on the English language and European thought, closing with a trip through Castilla-La Mancha.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
Flamenco: The Dance of Spain's Andalusia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Flamenco is a Spanish art form with roots deep in Andalusia. Flamenco combines acoustic guitar playing, singing, chanting, dancing and staccato handclapping. The flamenco dancer performs with passion, fervor, even tortured expressions but always striving for grace and dignity. This article shows you flamenco's characteristics, the types of flamenco and where to see Flamenco performed in Spain.