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In the Days of Giants (Illustrated Edition): The Book of Norse Myths: The Beginning of Things, How Odin Lost His Eye, Loki's Children, Thor's Duel, In the Giant's House, the Punishment of Loki by Abbie Farwell Brown

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Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Fairy Tales / Size: 129 pages / Free from 25 February 2020  

A Short History of Wales by Owen Edwards

The history of Wales begins with the arrival of human beings in the region thousands of years ago. In A Short History of Wales Owen Edwards takes the reader on a concise tour of this fascinating nation’s past, from the time Neanderthals lived in what was known as Cymru, at least 230,00...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: 120 pages / Free from 25 February 2020   Rating: 3.40 / 5 4 reviews

Food Heritage and Nationalism in Europe (Critical Heritages of Europe) by Ilaria Porciani

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Genre: Food & Drink, Gastronomy, Regional & International, History, Europe / Size: 232 pages / Free from 25 February 2020  

Greek Mythology: Captivating Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Heroes by Matt Clayton

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Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 2.42 mb / Free from 25 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology by Matt Clayton

Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five MythologiesThis book includes five captivating manuscripts:Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersEgyptian Mythology: Captivat...

Genre: History, Africa, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 293 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

The Sun King: France Under Louis XIV by James Perkins

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 432 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

The Rise of the Spanish Empire by Roger Bigelow Merriman

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: 400 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

Alexander Graham Bell: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Innovators Book 2) by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 1.45 mb / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 3.30 / 5 3 reviews

Renaissance Futurities: Science, Art, Invention by Charlene Villaseñor Black

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Europe, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 256 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Wellington's Men by W. H. Fitchett

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 182 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

The Haunted Homes of Hull (Mike Covell Investigates Book 12) by Mike Covell

Hull has a long history of allegedly haunted homes, and this book tackles numerous cases that have come to light through the years.Mike investigates Victorian cases of haunted houses in East Hull and West Hull, and more recent cases such as the infamous 39 De Grey Street, said to be the mo...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult / Size: 226 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 2.70 / 5 3 reviews

Grindr Serial Killer: Serial Killer Stephen Port of Great Britain (British Criminals Book 2) by Alan R. Warren

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Genre: History, Europe, Biography & True Accounts, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 136 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 1.00 / 5 1 review

The Humber Monster (Mike Covell Investigates Book 7) by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Reference & Collections, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult / Size: 210 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

Annisons (Mike Covell Investigates Book 6) by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Reference & Collections, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult / Size: 241 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

The Anglo-Zulu War: The History and Legacy of the British Empire’s Conflict with the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa by Charles River Editors

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Genre: History, Africa, Europe / Size: 10.71 mb / Free from 23 February 2020  

Santorini. In search of the authentic by Denis Roubien

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 135 pages / Free from 23 February 2020  

The Art of War in Renaissance Italy by Frederick Taylor

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Military, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: 144 pages / Free from 23 February 2020  

History of the Later Roman Empire by J.b. Bury

THE first of these two volumes might be entitled the “German Conquest of Western Europe,” and the second the “Age of Justinian.” The first covers more than one hundred and twenty years, the second somewhat less than fifty. This disparity is a striking illustration of the fact that ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Ancient, Europe, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: 518 pages / Free from 23 February 2020  

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In this sweet Regency romance, life in India is idyllic for Anne Tyler and her younger brother, Jeremy until the deaths of their parents shatter their world. They are sent to England to live with a grandfather that neither remembers. However, as the years pass, the kindly man proves a balm...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Crime Fiction / Size: 157 pages / Free from 23 February 2020   Rating: 3.60 / 5 47 reviews

KING ARTHUR: Debated and Disputed. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 11) by The History Hour

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 2.50 mb / Free from 22 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 2 reviews

Charles Dickens: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of British Authors Book 1) by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 2.04 mb / Free from 22 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

The Papal Monarchy - From Gregory the Great to Boniface VIII by William Barry

IN the night of the 24th of August, 410, Alaric, King of the Western Goths, entered Rome with his army, by the Salarian Gate -- outside of which Hannibal had encamped long ago--and took the Imperial City. Eleven hundred and sixty-four years had passed since its legendary foundation under R...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: 478 pages / Free from 22 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 1 review

The Institution of Criticism by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

German radicals of the 1960s announced the death of literature. For them, literature both past and present, as well as conventional discussions of literary issues, had lost its meaning. In The Institution of Criticism, Peter Uwe Hohendahl explores the implications of this crisis from a Mar...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy / Size: 287 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

Building a National Literature: The Case of Germany, 1830–1870 by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Building a National Literature boldly takes issue with traditional literary criticism for its failure to explain how literature as a body is created and shaped by institutional forces. Peter Uwe Hohendahl approaches literary history by focusing on the material and ideological structures th...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 373 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

Prussia and the Rise of the German Empire by George Malleson

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Genre: History, Europe, World, Home & Garden, Antiques & Collectibles, Nonfiction / Size: 295 pages / Free from 22 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

On Grail Christianity by R Roy Blake

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Religion & Spirituality, New Age / Size: 222 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

The Expansion of Europe 1642-1789 by Wilbur Abbott

WHEN in the last months of 1648 was signed the great peace which brought to an end the Thirty Years' War and with it the mediaeval polity which it finally destroyed; as the army of diplomats whose work it was dispersed to their respective governments, the awe-inspiring mass of documents wh...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Military / Size: 322 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

The Tragic Tale of William Papper (Mike Covell True Crime Book 2) by Mike Covell

During the cold winter of 1881 the Rising Sun, a fishing smack, sailed from Hull. The vessel was captained by Osmond Otto Brand, and on board was a fourteen year old fisherlad named William Papper. When the vessel returned in January 1882, poor William Papper's parents waited on the dock...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 264 pages / Free from 21 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Out of Time by Loretta Livingstone

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Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 207 pages / Free from 21 February 2020   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

History of Armenia: A Captivating Guide to Armenian History, Starting from Ancient Armenia to Its Declaration of Sovereignty from the Soviet Union by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 12.72 mb / Free from 21 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Papa's War: From the London Blitz to the Liberation of Holland by Thérèse van Houten

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Genre: History, Europe, UK / Size: 214 pages / Free from 21 February 2020   Rating: 4.50 / 5 5 reviews

Ortaçağ'da Yaşam: Turkish Edition by Tobias Lanslor

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 296 pages / Free from 21 February 2020  

The King Henry the Fifth (Vol.1&2): The Life and Character of Henry of Monmouth by J. Endell Tyler

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Genre: History, Europe, UK / Size: 2.24 mb / Free from 21 February 2020  

The Life of King Henry V of England: Biography of England's Greatest Warrior King by Alfred John Church

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 126 pages / Free from 21 February 2020  

The Fargoer: Historical Fantasy in Ancient Finland (The Fargoer Chronicles Book 1) by Petteri Hannila

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Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Historical, Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Coming of Age, Metaphysical & Visionary, Myths & Legends, Sword & Sorcery, Teen & Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction / Size: 195 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

Robin Hood: The Legacy of a Folk Hero by Robert White

If you thought you knew about Robin Hood… then think again!Written by Robert White, chairman of the World Wide Robin Hood Society.Many tales have been told about Robin Hood. The traditional stories of good versus evil and his quest to regain his rightful inheritance are universally ap...

Genre: History, Europe, UK / Size: 101 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 2 reviews

Andros. The Little England of the Cyclades: Culture Hikes in the Greek Islands by Denis Roubien

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Travel, Continental Europe / Size: 102 pages / Free from 20 February 2020  

Edwardian England, 1901-15: Society and Politics by Donald Read

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Genre: History, Europe, UK / Size: 318 pages / Free from 20 February 2020  

Hit the Road Jack: A wickedly suspenseful serial killer thriller (Jack Ryder Book 1) by Willow Rose

New series from the Amazon Bestselling author Willow Rose.  Ben is supposed to be in school. It's Monday morning but his parents are still asleep after a night of heavy drinking. Ben Waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today's field trip to the zoo. But, when his b...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, Photography, Pop Culture, Television, Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Ethnic, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Travel, Business & Finance, Business Life, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Investing, Marketing & Sales, Personal Finance, Reference, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Internet, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outd / Size: 454 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.20 / 5 4 reviews

The Bombing of Golders Green by Brian Gluss

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 135 pages / Free from 20 February 2020  

Notes on Arthurian Literature by Bruce Macfarlane

This book presents the results of an examination into the origins of King Arthur and the historical events associated with him and includes discussions on the problems with dating in the Dark Ages and the influences of external environmental and astronomical events. The book also investig...

Genre: History, Europe, Reference, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 191 pages / Free from 19 February 2020  

The Strange Ways of Providence In My Life: An Amazing WW2 Survival Story (A Jewish Girl's Holocaust Book Surviving Memoir) by Krystyna Carmi

God looks after the orphansHappy childhood, horrors of war and miraculous rescue of the only child survivor from Obertyn.Krystyna Carmi's childhood was full of happy moments in the family house. Her childhood was filled with friends, both Polish and Ukrainian girls, that played games with ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Ethnic, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, World, Nonfiction / Size: 285 pages / Free from 18 February 2020   Rating: 4.60 / 5 18 reviews

Stephen Hawking: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 2.24 mb / Free from 18 February 2020   Rating: 4.80 / 5 7 reviews

Improving Psychiatric Care for Older People: Barbara Robb’s Campaign 1965-1975 (Mental Health in Historical Perspective) by Claire Hilton

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book tells the story of Barbara Robb and her pressure group, Aid for the Elderly in Government Institutions (AEGIS). In 1965, Barbara visited 73-year-old Amy Gibbs in a dilapidated and overcrowded National Health Service psychiatric h...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths / Size: 283 pages / Free from 18 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Voltaire: A Life from Beginning to End by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, History, Europe / Size: 2.02 mb / Free from 17 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 2 reviews

Holy Roman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Holy Roman Empire and Carolingian Dynasty by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference / Size: 15.27 mb / Free from 16 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 2 reviews

Punishing the Criminal Corpse, 1700-1840: Aggravated Forms of the Death Penalty in England (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife) by Peter King

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book analyses the different types of post-execution punishments and other aggravated execution practices, the reasons why they were advocated, and the decision, enshrined in the Murder Act of 1752, to make two post-execution punishme...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 212 pages / Free from 16 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

Executing Magic in the Modern Era: Criminal Bodies and the Gallows in Popular Medicine (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife) by Owen Davies

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licenseThis book explores the magical and medical history of executions from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century by looking at the afterlife potency of criminal corpses, the healing activities of the executioner, and the magic of the gal...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 118 pages / Free from 16 February 2020  

Color Me Green: Ways the Irish Influenced America by Helen Walsh Folsom and Helen Folsom

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Genre: History, Americas, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 166 pages / Free from 16 February 2020  

Noble Bondsmen: Ministerial Marriages in the Archdiocese of Salzburg, 1100–1343 by John B. Freed

Freed documents the network of marriage practices among ministerials in the archdiocese of Salzburg and in the process reconstructs an important and previously unexplored chapter in the rise of the German principalities....

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 304 pages / Free from 16 February 2020  

Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period (Open Access): Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims by Sophia Moesch

This volume is an investigation of how Augustine was received in the Carolingian period, and the elements of his thought which had an impact on Carolingian ideas of ‘state’, rulership and ethics. It focuses on Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, authors and political advisers to Char...

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Practical Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies / Size: 260 pages / Free from 16 February 2020  

More Haunted Inns (Mike Covell Investigates Book 5) by Mike Covell

Mike Covell investigates more haunted inns and hostelries in Hull, looking at some of the older locations such as Ye Olde Black Boy and Ye Olde White Hart, exploring their history, and documenting the stories attached to them.Step back in time through these places' history, put together wi...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Reference & Collections, History, Europe, Religion & Spirituality, Occult / Size: 212 pages / Free from 16 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Old Nice's Changing Heart: mysteries of a triangular labyrinth by Lawrence Bohme

Author and traveller Lawrence Bohme lives in Old Nice - or Vieux-Nice in French, and "Babazouk" in the local slang. Having visited Nice and this fascinating corner of it over four decades, he has written and illustrated another of his "guides for the curious traveller" to explain the myste...

Genre: History, Europe, Travel, Continental Europe / Size: 122 pages / Free from 15 February 2020  

History of Germany by Bayard Taylor

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 418 pages / Free from 15 February 2020   Rating: 3.90 / 5 11 reviews

The War Against Putin: What the Government-Media Complex Isn't Telling You About Russia by M King

A PROJECT OF TOMATOBUBBLE.COM --- 2nd EditionIn the West, politicians and journalists of all stripes have referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "thug", a "tyrant", a "murderer", a "Communist", a "Nazi", the next "Hitler" and more. But among the Russian people, his popularity ra...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 234 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 3.80 / 5 45 reviews

The Tudors: A Captivating Guide to the History of England from Henry VII to Elizabeth I by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 2.86 mb / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 4.10 / 5 7 reviews

Anskar by Charles Robinson

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 112 pages / Free from 14 February 2020  

French History from Caesar to Waterloo by Mary Robinson

When Julius Caesar invaded the country, some fifty years before the birth of Christ, he found it divided into three principal parts: there was Aquitaine, the land of springs and waters, extending, in the southwest, from the ocean to the Garonne, already a land of pleasant life, rich in com...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: 279 pages / Free from 14 February 2020  

The Pathologisation of Homosexuality in Fascist Italy: The Case of 'G' (Genders and Sexualities in History) by Gabriella Romano

This open access book investigates the pathologisation of homosexuality during the fascist regime in Italy through an analysis of the case of G., a man with "homosexual tendencies" interned in the Collegno mental health hospital in 1928. No systematic study exists on the possibility that F...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 110 pages / Free from 14 February 2020  

Proletarian Peasants: The Revolution of 1905 in Russia's Southwest by Robert Edelman

In this book, conceived and written for the general reader as well as the specialist, Robert Edelman uses a case study of peasant behavior during a particular revolutionary situation to make an important contribution to one of the major debates in contemporary peasant studies. Edelman's su...

Genre: History, Europe, Reference, Russia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 208 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Imperial Technology and 'Native' Agency (Open Access): A Social History of Railways in Colonial India, 1850-1920 (Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000) by Aparajita Mukhopadhyay

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Genre: History, Asia, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Transportation, Politics & Social Sciences / Size: 254 pages / Free from 14 February 2020  

Constructions of Cancer in Early Modern England: Ravenous Natures (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Alanna Skuse

This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. Cancer is perhaps the modern world's most feared disease. Yet, we know relatively little about this malady's history before the nineteenth century. This book provides the first in-depth examination of perceptions of cancerous disease in early...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 240 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

The Wars of the Roses by John Gillingham

Frequently remembered only as a period of military history which both saw the French beat the English and then the English fight amongst themselves, traditional historians have tended to regard The Wars of the Roses as an episode that wrecked England's military greatness.John Gillingham's ...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 287 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 38 reviews

Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, and Norse Mythology (Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology Book 4) by Matt Clayton

MythologyDiscover the captivating beliefs of the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Vikings in this book on Mythology that contains three manuscripts. The first manuscript in this bundle is the bestseller called Greek Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and M...

Genre: History, Africa, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 174 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 3.50 / 5 9 reviews

Edward I by Robert Seeley

On the night of June 17 - 18, 1239, Queen Eleanor, the consort of Henry the Third, presented her husband with a son, who was born in the Palace of Westminster, and who was instantly, says the old chronicler, named by the king, "Edward, after the glorious king and confessor, whose body rest...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 315 pages / Free from 14 February 2020   Rating: 1.00 / 5 1 review

French Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the French Revolution, the Life of Marie Antoinette and the Impact Made by Napoleon Bonaparte by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 143 pages / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 4.80 / 5 11 reviews

The Roman Republic: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic, SPQR and Roman Politicians Such as Julius Caesar and Cicero by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 3.38 mb / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 1.00 / 5 1 review

History of the German Empire by William Dawson

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 1163 pages / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 4.20 / 5 20 reviews

A History of the UK: in Vietnamese and English: An overview of UK history from Early Britain to the present day by Andrew Thompson

This book presents a history of the UK from the arrival of hunter-gatherers to the present day. The history is drawn from the UK governments historical account as presented in the official study material for ‘The Life in the UK Test’.

It is hoped that this Vietnamese tex...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages / Size: 160 pages / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Public Goods Provision in the Early Modern Economy: Comparative Perspectives from Japan, China, and Europe by Masayuki Tanimoto

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Scholarly discussions on economic development in history, specifically those linked to industrialization or modern e...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, History, Asia, Europe / Size: 328 pages / Free from 13 February 2020  

The Renaissance: A Captivating Guide to a Remarkable Period in European History, Including Stories of People Such as Galileo Galilei, Michelangelo, Copernicus, Shakespeare, and Leonardo da Vinci by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Renaissance, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!“Renaissance” is the French word for “rebirth,” which is given to the period of time between the 14th and 17th centuries in Europe when there was a marked resurgence in...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference / Size: 101 pages / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 3.50 / 5 2 reviews

The Great War: One Hundred Stories, Of One Hundred Words, Honouring Those Who Lived and Died One Hundred Years Ago. by D. Knox

One hundred stories, of one hundred words,honouring those who lived and died one hundred years ago....

Genre: Children's eBooks, Fiction, Action & Adventure, War, History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 212 pages / Free from 13 February 2020   Rating: 4.80 / 5 5 reviews

Communities of Saint Martin: Legend and Ritual in Medieval Tours by Sharon Farmer

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Genre: History, Europe, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: 358 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

History of Scotland: A Captivating Guide to Scottish History, the Wars of Scottish Independence and William Wallace by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of Scotland, the Wars of Scottish Independence and William Wallace, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:Scottish History: A Captivating Guide to the History of ScotlandWars of Scottish Indep...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 242 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 1 review

The Peloponnesian War: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Greek War Between the Two Leading City-States in Ancient Greece — Athens and Sparta by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 100 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 3.50 / 5 2 reviews

Greek Mythology: Captivating Tales of the Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters (Classical Mythology; Greek Myths Book 1) by Matt Clayton

This book includes two popular manuscripts on Greek mythology:Greek Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersGreek Mythology: A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Ancient Greek Religion with Its Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and MortalsIntroducing:...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 135 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha And Ragnar: A historical retelling of the ninth book of the Gesta Danorum (Viking Secrets 1) by Rachel Tsoumbakos

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Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Historical, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance / Size: 356 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 4.30 / 5 5 reviews

Classical Heritage and European Identities: The Imagined Geographies of Danish Classicism (Critical Heritages of Europe) by Andersen Funder, Lærke Maria

Classical Heritage and European Identities examines how the heritages of classical antiquity have been used to construct European identities, and especially the concept of citizenship, in Denmark from the eighteenth century to the present day. It implements a critical historiographical per...

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 134 pages / Free from 12 February 2020  

Strategy Six Pack 5 (Illustrated): A Treatise on Tactics, The English Civil War, Genghis Khan, The Boer War, Morgan's Raid and More by Elbert Hubbard

“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”― Sun Tzu, The Art of WarStrategy Six Pack 5 presents a smart sextet of tactical texts:A Treatise on Tactics by Francis J. LippittA Tale of the English Civil War by G. A. HentyGenghis Khan by Jacob AbbottThe Boer War by Arthur Conan ...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, Sport, Biographies / Size: 570 pages / Free from 12 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Story of Liberty & Old Times in the Colonies (Illustrated Edition) by Charles Carleton Coffin

This "Story of Liberty" is a true narrative. It covers a period of five hundred years fight for liberty, from the Magna Carta (1215) up to the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts (1620)."Old Times in the Colonies" is an outline of some of the principal events that transpired during th...

Genre: History, Americas, Europe / Size: 860 pages / Free from 11 February 2020  

The Oldest Vocation: Christian Motherhood in the Medieval West by Clarissa W. Atkinson

According to an old story, a woman concealed her sex and ruled as pope for a few years in the ninth century. Pope Joan was not betrayed by a lover or discovered by an enemy; her downfall came when she went into labor during a papal procession through the streets of Rome. From the myth of J...

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 310 pages / Free from 11 February 2020  

The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America (Cinema Cultures in Contact Book 1) by Giorgio Bertellini

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Film & Video, History, Americas, Europe, Military / Size: 352 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

The Smell of War: Lessons from the Battlefield by Roland Bartetzko

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 132 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 9 reviews

A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India by Danna Agmon

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Genre: History, Asia, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences / Size: 236 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

Madame Bovary on Trial by Dominick LaCapra

In 1857, following the publication of Madame Bovary, Flaubert was charged with having committed an "outrage to public morality and religion." Dominick LaCapra, an intellectual historian with wide-ranging literary interests, here examines this remarkable trial. LaCapra draws on material fro...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 224 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 1.00 / 5 1 review

Iberian World Empires and the Globalization of Europe 1415–1668 (Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History) by Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla

This open access book analyses Iberian expansion by using knowledge accumulated in recent years to test some of the most important theories regarding Europe’s economic development. Adopting a comparative perspective, it considers the impact of early globalization on Iberian and Western E...

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Globalisation / Size: 520 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

Material Cultures of Childhood in Second World War Britain (Material Culture and Modern Conflict) by Gabriel Moshenska

How do children cope when their world is transformed by war? This book draws on memory narratives to construct an historical anthropology of childhood in Second World Britain, focusing on objects and spaces such as gas masks, air raid shelters and bombed-out buildings. In their struggles t...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, UK, World / Size: 198 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

The German Half-Bloods (The Half-Bloods Trilogy Book 1) by Jana Petken

From the Multi-Award-Winning Author comes, The German Half-Bloods.“A historical novel steeped in horror, danger and suspense; a true page-turner.”2018 Readers' Favorite Award winner.Germany, September 1939. At the outbreak of War, Dieter Vogel and his family face catastrophic events an...

Genre: History, Europe / Size: 592 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 4.70 / 5 23 reviews

A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele

In A Short History of Russia Mary Platt Parmele takes the reader on a survey of Russia’s rich past, from the state’s early dramatic beginnings to its struggle to control society, the transformation of the empire into a multi-ethnic empire, and beyond....

Genre: History, Europe, Reference, Russia, Nonfiction / Size: 264 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 4.10 / 5 23 reviews

Charismatic Christianity in Finland, Norway, and Sweden: Case Studies in Historical and Contemporary Developments (Palgrave Studies in New Religions and Alternative Spiritualities) by Jessica Moberg

This is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licenseThe history of Charismatic Christianity in the Nordic countries reaches as far back as Pentecostalism itself. The bounds of these categories remain a topic of discussion, but Nordic countries have played a vital role in developing this rapidly s...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: 248 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 4.10 / 5 4 reviews

Capital Punishment and the Criminal Corpse in Scotland, 1740–1834 (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife) by Rachel E. Bennett

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 237 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

Child Protection in England, 1960–2000: Expertise, Experience, and Emotion (Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood) by Jennifer Crane

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This open access book explores how children, parents, and survivors reshaped the politics of child protection in late twentieth-century England.  Activism by these groups, often manifested in small voluntary organisations, drew upon and c...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 215 pages / Free from 10 February 2020   Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

Rewolucja: Russian Poland, 1904–1907 by Robert E. Blobaum

The revolution of 1905 in the Russian-ruled Kingdom of Poland marked the consolidation of major new influences on the political scene. As he examines the emergence of a mass political culture in Poland, Robert E. Blobaum offers the first history in any Western language of this watershed pe...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction / Size: 320 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

Anti-Vivisection and the Profession of Medicine in Britain: A Social History (The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series) by A.W.H. Bates

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book explores the social history of the anti-vivisection movement in Britain from its nineteenth-century beginnings until the 1960s. It discusses the ethical principles that inspired the movement and the socio-political background tha...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Science & Maths / Size: 217 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

Remembering and Disremembering the Dead: Posthumous Punishment, Harm and Redemption over Time (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife) by Floris Tomasini

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book is a multidisciplinary work that investigates the notion of posthumous harm over time. The question what is and when is death, affects how we understand the possibility of posthumous harm and redemption. Whilst it is impossible...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Parenting & Families, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Health & Fitness, Death & Grief / Size: 103 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

History Education and Conflict Transformation: Social Psychological Theories, History Teaching and Reconciliation by Charis Psaltis

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This volume discusses the effects, models and implications of history teaching in relation to conflict transformation and reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective. Bringing together a mix of established and young researchers ...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology / Size: 384 pages / Free from 10 February 2020  

Round the Hidden Coast of Northern Ireland From A to Z: Following in the footsteps of Hugh Forde (David Leslie's A to Z Guides Book 6) by David Leslie

David's third A to Z guide to the Northern Ireland coastline finds him travelling the entire length of the coast from Derry/Londonderry all the way to Newry, following in the footsteps of the Rev. Canon Hugh Forde who published Round the Coast of Northern Ireland in 1928. In "Round the Hid...

Genre: History, Europe, Travel, Continental Europe / Size: 281 pages / Free from 09 February 2020  

Five Letters of Cortes to the Emperor: 1519-1526 by Hernando Cortes

“In the letters of Cortés we have a clear picture of Mexico through the simple eyes of the conqueror who admires his enemies. . . . He could write a masterly report. The second and the third letters are the clearest piece of narrative that we can ask for. We see the advance into the cou...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe / Size: 304 pages / Free from 09 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Celtic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs by Matt Clayton

Introducing: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and BeliefsThe Celts were a people who lived throughout central Europe from about the 500s BC to the AD 700s. In this book, you will discover the various aspects of Celtic beliefs, gods, and sagas gaining a general overall picture of thei...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 101 pages / Free from 09 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 17 reviews

Goodbye Poland: Growing up. Deportation and Internment in Siberia. Escape and the WWII war years. (Illustrated) by Stefan Maczka

'A soldier's story...A concise and fascinating account with interesting detail. Good addition to other books on this subject. I enjoyed it very much.' UK Reviewer.Stefan Maczka’s father, (also Stefan), was a cavalry officer who fought victoriously in possibly the last and greatest cavalr...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences / Size: 211 pages / Free from 08 February 2020   Rating: 4.80 / 5 24 reviews

Multiculturalism in the British Commonwealth: Comparative Perspectives on Theory and Practice by Richard T. Ashcroft

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Genre: History, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, UK, World, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Practical Politics / Size: 305 pages / Free from 08 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Rise of the Silver Hatchet Gang: Mike Covell True Crime Series by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Reference, UK, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 294 pages / Free from 08 February 2020   Rating: 3.70 / 5 4 reviews

Ulysses (Prometheus Classics) by James Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, Joyce's 40th birthday. It is considered to b...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Anthologies, History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction, Literature & Fiction / Size: 739 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 3.90 / 5 4 reviews

Under a Lion Sun: Days of Joy and Sorrow in Old Calabria by Michael Caputo

Join the author on a journey back through time to his beloved town in Calabria, in Southern Italy. Accompany him through a painful mental journey to the fifties and sixties, as he was growing up in a location which could be simultaneously a blissful heaven and a brutal hell.
In this...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 246 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

The Rise of Empires: 1870-1919: The History of Europe from the Franco-Prussian War Until the Paris Peace Conference by Charles Downer Hazen

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Genre: History, Europe / Size: 302 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

The Fall of the Greek Empire: The Story of the Capture of Constantinople by the Turks by Edwin Pears

The goal of this book is to give a vivid and accurate account of the capture of Constantinople and the destruction of the Greek empire. In order to make the story intelligible and to explain its significance writer has given a summary of the history of the empire between the Latin conquest...

Genre: History, Europe / Size: 436 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

The Beast of Barmston Drain (Mike Covell Investigates Book 13) by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 240 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 3.70 / 5 4 reviews

Spluga english b/w edition by A. Garlinzoni, L. Bettiga

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Transportation / Size: 315 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

Finding the Limits of the Limes: Modelling Demography, Economy and Transport on the Edge of the Roman Empire (Computational Social Sciences) by Philip Verhagen

This open access book demonstrates the application of simulation modelling and network analysis techniques in the field of Roman studies. It summarizes and discusses the results of a 5-year research project carried out by the editors that aimed to apply spatial dynamical modelling to recon...

Genre: Computing, Software, History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 337 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

The History of England (Vol. 1-6): Illustrated Edition by David Hume

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Genre: History, Europe, UK / Size: 2588 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

Joseph Bazalgette: A Life From Beginning to End by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction / Size: 2.96 mb / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 4.10 / 5 4 reviews

Liberation (The Indigo Rebels Book 3) by Ellie Midwood

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Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe / Size: 262 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 4.80 / 5 11 reviews

Pirates And Pickled Heads: Sea Tales From Scotland by Helen Susan Swift

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Reference & Collections, History, Europe, UK, World, Teen & Young Adult / Size: 248 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

LIST OF 10: The True Story of Serial Killer Joseph Naso (Detectives True Crime Cases Book 7) by C.L. Swinney

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Biography & True Accounts, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 305 pages / Free from 07 February 2020   Rating: 4.10 / 5 11 reviews

The Crimean War: Volume I by Yevgeny Tarle

The Concert of Europe established after the Napoleonic Wars is credited with keeping the 19th century relatively peaceful. The new world order was, in many respects, an attempt to turn back the clock. Much of Europe remained under the control of absolute monarchs installed by divine right,...

Genre: History, Europe / Size: 646 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

The Crimean War: Volume II An English Translation by Yevgeny Tarle

Yevgeny Tarle was a historian most interested in diplomacy. In Volume I of this work, he devoted a great many pages to the failure of that diplomacy to avoid the Crimean War. Indeed, he makes a convincing argument that the diplomacy was not intended to avoid war, but rather to assign blame...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia / Size: 734 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

CITY LIFE YORK EBORACUM - EFORWIC - JORVIK: EDITED AND REVISED 2017 EDITION by DANIEL PETER BUCKLEY

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction / Size: 138 pages / Free from 07 February 2020  

Perfecta Saxonia: The Unification of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by John Broughton

King Alfred never achieved his dream of uniting the disparate Anglo-Saxon kingdoms into one Perfecta Saxonia.The man destined to fulfill Alfred's dream is his grandson, Athelstan, as the spark of unity begins in the Saxon kingdom of Wessex. Abandoned by his father and raised by his uncle, ...

Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction, War, History, Europe, UK, Teen & Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction / Size: 236 pages / Free from 06 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

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