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9 reviews

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 eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

Marie Curie: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History Book 4)

by Hourly History

Marie Curie* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.One of the most famous women of the twentieth century, Marie Curie was a trailblazer in the truest sense. Known for her discovery of two radioactive elements, radium and polonium, Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. She remains the only woman to win two Nobel Prizes in different sciences. Inside you will read about...✓ Early Life and Loss✓ The Flying University✓ Nobel Prizes✓ Scandals✓ Curie’s First World War Efforts✓ The Discovery that Killed HerAnd much more!Marie Curie lived by her own rules in a society marred by misogyny and xenophobia. A scientist, but also a loving wife and mother, she defied expectation...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

Queen Elizabeth I: A Biography of A Very Important Queen in World History (The People's Queen of England) (Fascinating World History Episodes Book 10)

by History-Episode

A Complete Biography of Queen Elizabeth I – A Very Important Queen in World HistoryFrom the moment she was conceived, Queen Elizabeth I of England was the subject of controversy. The daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth was accused of being illegitimate by English Catholics before she was even born, as they refused to acknowledge the annulment of Henry's first marriage. Elizabeth's childhood was tumultuous, as her mother was executed when she was two and a half years old, and she was raised as Henry's daughter but not Henry's heir.Elizabeth became Queen in 1558, succeeding her half-sister Mary Tudor to the throne. Elizabeth refused to marry immediately and rule as co-regent with her husband, as Mary had done, and her decision to remain single and rule al...

Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: 33 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 February 2020 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The True Story of Saint Patrick of Ireland

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 21 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

London: The Most Important People, Places and Events That Shaped the History of London

by Isabel Knowles

History of LondonIf you’ve always felt a bit drawn to London and its unique legacy and multicultural background, then this book will appeal to you! It’s filled with interesting information regarding the way in which this city has become a key multicultural hub in the 21st century. It will take you through the main periods that have left an important mark on London, giving you answers to some of the questions you might have about the city. Immersed in history, beauty, arts and culture, London is something else, it is a small universe on its own – a place that distinguishes itself from others to this very day. Get this book today!...

Genre: History, Europe
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2020 onward  

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5 reviews

The Teutonic Knights: The Catholic Church’s Most Powerful Warriors

by Conrad Bauer

The Teutonic Knights are said to be the toughest warriors the Catholic church ever had during the crusades and discover how this Catholic order has influenced our history and even, present times. The Teutonic Knights may receive less attention than the other two Catholic orders of Crusaders—the Hospitallers and the Knights Templar—but their history is just as storied and complex as that of their monastic peers. They were founded in the Middle Eastern fortress of Acre in 1190 AD, and the duress of this war-torn pressure cooker developed in the Teutonic Knights a ferocity that has rarely been matched. The Teutonic Knights were tough—so tough that on some occasions just the sight of their heavy armor, huge broadswords, and helmets with horns reaching to the sky was enough to send their...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Athens for beginners. An instructive tour in Plaka: Culture Hikes in Continental Greece

by Denis Roubien

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Travel, Continental Europe
Size: 74 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

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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 hospital back-ward. She was so appalled by the low standards that she set out to make improvements. Barbara’s book Sans Everything: A case to answer was publicly discredited by a complacent and self-righteous Ministry of Health. However, inspired by her work, staff in other hospitals ‘whistle-blew’ about events they witnessed, which corroborated her allegations. Barbara influenced government policy, to improve psychiatric care and health service complaints procedures, and to establish a hospitals' in...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths
Size: 283 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Martin Waldseemüller’s 'Carta marina' of 1516: Study and Transcription of the Long Legends

by Chet Van Duzer

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Genre: History, Europe, World, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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 with hundreds of sources from newspaper clippings, to archival documents, maps, and lots of photographs.Mike also explores the myths attached to them, and shows that many had a much darker history than previously thought. Packed with photographs, newspaper clippings and more....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Reference & Collections, History, Europe, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 212 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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 subject is the peasantry of the right-bank Ukraine, and he uses local and regional archives seldom available to Western scholars to give a detailed picture of the ways in which the inhabitants of one of Russia’s most advanced agrarian regions expressed their discontent during the years 1905–1907. By the 1890s, the landlords of Russia’s Southwest had organized a highly successful capitalist form of agriculture, and Edelman demonstrates that their peasants responded to these dramatic economic changes by...

Genre: History, Europe, Reference, Russia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 208 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 February 2020 onward  

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5 reviews

Kaiser Wilhelm II: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Kaiser Wilhelm II* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last of the German emperors who reigned over the German Empire and Prussia. He was a man who thought himself to be quite adept at foreign affairs and diplomacy. The truth was, however, that this man’s talent seemed to lie in being able to alienate entire countries after only one meeting with government officials or monarchs. Inside you will read about...✓ Born with a Disability✓ The Year of the Three Emperors✓ Leading Germany to World War I✓ The Last German Emperor✓ Wilhelm’s Exile and World War IIAnd much more!Despite the fact that he was one of the sparks that lit the fire of World War I, Wilhel...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The World’s Strangest Forgotten Conspiracy Theories

by Conrad Bauer

Explore the World most astonishing and mystifying forgotten conspiracy theories. Not only are these possible cover-ups and controversial conspiracy theories fascinating, they will surprise you. Find out for yourself where the truth lies.
Everyone has that one theory they’re absolutely convinced is true. Occasionally, we all stray from the generally accepted facts and – when we’re eventually proved right – it’s an incredibly satisfying feeling. While these theories typically revolve around the mundane aspects of our day to day lives, there is the occasional theory that goes a little deeper. When we move away from the ordinary and towards the powerful, the influential, and the important, these theories begin to take on an additional level of significance. When you suspect tha...

Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices
Size: 81 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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World War II: 1942 (One Hour WW II History Books Book 4)

by History by the Hour

In this one-hour history book, discover why 1942 was such a decisive year as we uncover the main events of that year during World War II, the most lethal war of all times.1942 came on the scene like a fast-moving freight train careening around a series of rapid twists and turns. In a matter of months, the Japanese made themselves masters of the entire Dutch East Indies. The Soviet Union was faced with near collapse as the Germans pounded at the gates of Moscow, and America’s East Coast was besieged by Nazi U-Boats. It was a year of quick and decisive action during which the situation changed from day to day. This book relates all of the major events of 1942 in the order they happened. If you would like a complete and concise reference on this pivotal year of the war, this book will provi...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, Russia
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Oranges at Christmas in a Communist Country: An Inspirational Memoir

by Cristina G.

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Ideologies
Size: 92 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

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The French Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the Ten-Year Revolution in France and the Impact Made by Napoleon Bonaparte

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education
Size: 84 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

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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 eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

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Middle Ages: A Captivating Guide to the Dark Ages and Black Death

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Middle Ages, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Two captivating manuscripts in one book:The Dark Ages: A Captivating Guide to the Period Between the Fall of the Roman Empire and the RenaissanceThe Black Death: A Captivating Guide to the Deadliest Pandemic in Medieval Europe and Human HistoryFollowing the fall of Rome in 476 CE, the entire dynamic of Europe underwent a complete shift in power and culture. The Dark Ages was an interesting period of about six centuries, and during it, Europe was still trying to figure out what it was and how it would survive the chaos that followed the fall of Rome. Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include:The Misconception of the Dark AgesThe World after RomeThe Rise of the Ch...

Genre: History, Europe
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

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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: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersThe first manuscript on Greek mythology is part of the best-selling series "Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology - Greek Mythology." In this ultimate guide on Greek Mythology, you will discover captivating stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters. Just some of the topics covered in the first part of this book include:Uranus: Betrayal by CronusCronus: Fear of His ChildrenTitans vs. Olympian GodsOlympian RuleZeus an...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 135 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

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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 DoyleMorgan's Raid by Basil W. Duke, Orlando B. Willcox & Thomas H. HinesGaribaldi by Elbert HubbardFrancis J. Lippitt’s A Treatise on Tactics is a detailed, sophisticated mid-Victorian survey delineating trends in military thinking as relates to the three branches of Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry. Morgan’s Raid by Basil W. Duke, Orlando B. Willcox & Thomas H. Hines – three participants of the famous Civil War skirmish – is a forgotten military classic and includes the raid, capture and escape o...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, Sport, Biographies
Size: 570 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Norse Mythology: Learn about Viking History, Myths, Norse Gods, and Legends

by Amy Hughes

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Genre: History, Europe
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 February 2020 onward  

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5 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 eBook download for Kindle from 08 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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 eBook download for Kindle from 07 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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, young Athelstan faces numerous adversities on his way to becoming a mighty warrior and diplomat.But can he overcome the odds to transform England from an insignificant island off the Western European mainland, into the leading centre of tenth-century diplomacy and learning?Discover the story of one of the most important English kings, who put in place the foundations of modern-day England....

Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction, War, History, Europe, UK, Teen & Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction
Size: 236 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 February 2020 onward  

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Revolutionary Acts: Amateur Theater and the Soviet State, 1917-1938

by Lynn Mally

During the Russian Revolution and Civil War, amateur theater groups sprang up in cities across the country. Workers, peasants, students, soldiers, and sailors provided entertainment ranging from improvisations to gymnastics and from propaganda sketches to the plays of Chekhov. In Revolutionary Acts, Lynn Mally reconstructs the history of the amateur stage in Soviet Russia from 1917 to the height of the Stalinist purges. Her book illustrates in fascinating detail how Soviet culture was transformed during the new regime's first two decades in power.Of all the arts, theater had a special appeal for mass audiences in Russia, and with the coming of the revolution it took on an important role in the dissemination of the new socialist culture. Mally's analysis of amateur theater as a space where ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Drama, History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama & Criticism
Size: 326 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

By Honor Bound: State and Society in Early Modern Russia

by Nancy Shields Kollmann

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and enforce social norms--and also to defend against insults, to pursue vendettas, and to unsettle communities. She offers evidence for a new view of the relationship of state and society in the Russian empire, and her richly comparative approach enhances knowledge of statebuilding in premodern Europe. By presenting Muscovite state and society in the context of medieval and early modern Europe, she exposes similarities that blur long-standing distinctio...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Ideologies
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Opium Wars: Exploring the Addiction of Empires from Beginning to End

by Adrian Ramos

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Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: 99 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

More Ghost Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 2)

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 295 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Knights Templar: On the Trail of the Treasure

by Conrad Bauer

The Knights Templar treasure is one the World’s most enduring mysteries. Is it a myth or a reality? Where could it possibly be hidden?Download FREE with Kindle Unlimited! The Knights Templar existed officially for less than 200 years. Founded to protect pilgrims who were traveling through the Holy Lands, their rise to power was sudden. They became some of the most feared warriors in the region, they had a mandate from God, they controlled perhaps the world’s first real banking system, and they waged war against anyone who tried to wrestle Christianity’s holiest grounds from the control of the Catholic Church. Within their short lifespan, they quickly became one of the most powerful societies in Europe, if not the world. Full of incredible turns of events including secrets, deceits, ...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 110 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Bosko & Admira: A Balkan History and a True Story of Love, Murder and Betrayal in Under-Siege Sarajevo

by Paul Harris

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Genre: History, Europe, Middle East
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 January 2020 onward  

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