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

by Isabel Knowles

History of WalesThis book traces the history of Wales from the earliest historical evidence of human settlements to the 20th century. Basically, its goal is to present a brief introduction to this complex topic. Covering prehistoric hill forts, the Roman influence in Wales, the Norman rule and the way in which it impacted the country, this book will keep you interested enough to go through each page. Essentially, the origins and evolution of the Welsh nation represent a topic of major interest to anyone passionate about the history of this country. That’s mainly because the individuality of Wales endured even when faced with external influences. Download this book right now....

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
4 reviews

The Tower is Full of Ghosts Today

by Alison Weir

The Tower is Full of Ghosts Today by historian Alison Weir is an e-short and companion piece to the Sunday Times bestseller Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, the second novel in the spellbinding series about Henry VIII's queens. Jo, historian and long-term admirer of Anne Boleyn, takes a group on a guided tour of the Tower of London, to walk in the shoes of her Tudor heroine. But as she becomes enthralled by the historical accuracy of her tour guide and the dramatic setting that she has come to love, something spectral is lurking in the shadows . . . Contains first chapters of Sunday Times bestsellers Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, as well as the upcoming Six Tudor Queens novel about Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen. SIX TUDO...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, UK
Size: Unknown
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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 to cope with the fears and upheavals of wartime, with families divided and familiar landscapes lost or transformed, children reimagined and reshaped these material traces of conflict into toys, treasures and playgrounds. This study of the material worlds of wartime childhood offers a unique viewpoint into an extraordinary period in history with powerful resonances across global conflicts into the present day....

Genre: History, Europe, Military, UK, World
Size: 198 pages
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Hermetic Order of the G∴D∴: Adepti and Hermetic Initiation

by Frater R.C.

In 1888 a magical phenomenon was founded which was set to influence mystical study and practice for all time. To this day, many orders, mystical groups and organizations make use of symbolism and imagery which was codified and presented in usable form by the remarkable thinkers who prepared and developed the materials for the Order. The founders were three British Freemasons who were also members of a Freemasonic, Rosicrucian society known as the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia....

Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: 78 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
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Winston Churchill: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Winston S. Churchill

by Captivating History

Explore How Churchill Went From Schoolboy Failure to Wartime HeroFree History BONUS Inside!As a British politician who was well known for serving twice as prime minister for the United Kingdom and as an infamous war organizer, leader Winston S. Churchill filled his long life with achievements and recognition plotted throughout every modern history book. Most famously, he led Great Britain into victory over Nazi Germany during World War II in his first run as prime minister and played an essential role in negotiating peace once the war reached an unsteady end. Commonly, his name is associated as one of the “Big Three” alongside United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin. In unity, the three men helped lead the world to a resolution from the viole...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 83 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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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
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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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 constructed an expertise grounded in experience and emotion that supported, challenged, and subverted medical, social work, legal, and political authority.  New forms of experiential and emotional expertise were manifested in politics – through consultation, voting, and lobbying – but also in the reshaping of everyday life, and in new partnerships formed between voluntary spokespeople and media.  While becoming subjects of, and agents in, child protection politics over the late twentieth century, chi...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 215 pages
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Rating: 2.40 / 5
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Roman Britain: A History From Beginning to End

by Henry Freeman

Roman Britain
This book takes a holistic look at Roman Britain, from the events leading up to its official inception in AD 43 until the Romans left the Isle entirely around AD 409. The timeline is straightforward, and each chapter delves into some aspect of Romano-British life: dealing with the concept of 'the Celts'; when Britannia actually became 'Roman'; how the two peoples attempted to blend their culture through religion; and lastly, why the Romans had to leave.

Inside you will read about...
✓ The Timeline
✓ Ancient Celtic Ethnicity, A Modern Invention
✓ The Beginnings Of Roman Britain
✓ Religion And Blending Culture In Roman Britain
✓ The Bitter End

It can be difficult to explain everything from a neutral, unbia...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
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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 that explains its rise and fall. Opposition to vivisection began when medical practitioners complained it was contrary to the compassionate ethos of their profession. Christian anti-cruelty organizations took up the cause out of concern that callousness among the professional classes would have a demoralizing effect on the rest of society. As the nineteenth century drew to a close, the influence of transcendentalism, Eastern religions and the spiritual revival led new age social reformers to champion a more ...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Science & Maths
Size: 217 pages
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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 to hurt the dead, it is possible to harm the wishes, beliefs and memories of persons that once lived. In this way, this book highlights the vulnerability of the dead, and makes connections to a historical oeuvre, to add critical value to similar concepts in history that are overlooked by most philosophers. There is a long historical view of case studies that illustrate the conceptual character of posthumous punishment; that is, dissection and gibbetting of the criminal corpse after the Murder Act (1752),...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Parenting & Families, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy, Health & Fitness, Death & Grief
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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King James I: A Life From Beginning to End (House of Stuart Book 1)

by Hourly History

King James I* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.James I of England and VI of Scotland was the first king to rule both countries. He was faced with division between his realms and caught between the religious wars of the Reformation. Spending most of his reign at odds with the religious and parliamentary powers around him, James did little to unite his people. Unable to take a firm stand on critical issues, he spent his life avoiding them. Inside you will read about...✓ James’ Bride and the Witch Hunt✓ The Mystery of the Gowrie Plot✓ Taking over Elizabethan England✓ King James Bible✓ The Gunpowder Plot✓ The King’s Favorite MenAnd much more!Still, James was not a bad king. H...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, History, UK
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 December 2019 onward  

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Scotland: The Most Important People, Places and Events That Shaped Scottish History

by Isabel Knowles

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Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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Andrew Carnegie: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Business Leaders Book 5)

by Hourly History

Andrew Carnegie* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.He has roads, schools, libraries, and the famous Carnegie Hall all named after him. But who was this industrialist and business titan of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? What were his struggles and how did he help the world with his philanthropic contributions? Was the story of this Scottish immigrant truly a rags to riches one? And what was it that caused Andrew Carnegie’s desire to give his great wealth away? Inside you will read about...✓ The Life of a Scottish Bobbin Boy✓ Carnegie Enters the Railroad Business✓ Carnegie During the Civil War✓ Return to Scotland✓ The Gospel of Wealth✓ False Claims and FraudA...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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Oliver Cromwell: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Oliver CromwellOne of the most controversial figures in British History, Oliver Crowell entered the world as an insignificant member of the English gentry and left it as the all-powerful Lord Protector of the entirety of England, Scotland and Ireland. A radical Puritan, Cromwell believed that his meteoric rise through the ranks of the English military and parliament was an expression of God’s will.Inside you will read about...✓ The Early Life of Oliver Cromwell✓ The Road to Influence✓ The First English Civil War✓ Cromwell the Politician✓ Commonwealth in England, War in Ireland, and Rebellion in Scotland✓ Cromwell, Lord Protector✓ Cromwell’s LegacyProving himself on the battlefields of England’s Civil war, Cromwell signed King Charles I’s death warrant only to later be...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Multiculturalism in the British Commonwealth: Comparative Perspectives on Theory and Practice

by Richard T. Ashcroft

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Genre: History, Asia, Europe, UK, World, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Practical Politics
Size: 305 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
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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 eBook download for Kindle from 10 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
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King George VI: A Life From Beginning to End (Royalty Biography Book 5)

by Hourly History

King George VI* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.In Britain the phrase ‘an heir and a spare’ refers to the imperative for members of the royal family to provide both an heir to take on their title and a spare. In this equation King George VI was ‘the spare’, the second son of King George V and Mary, and never expected to sit on the throne. King George VI, or Albert as he was known prior to his kingship, had a career in the Royal Navy and served during the First World War before King Edward VIII’s decision to abdicate his throne. Determined to restore the British Royal Family in the eyes of the people, King George VI played a pivotal role in the victory of the allied nations in ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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George Orwell: A Life from Beginning to End (Biographies of British Authors Book 3)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, History, Europe, UK
Size: 40 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
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Winston Churchill: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Winston Churchill* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The man that the world knows as Winston Churchill looms large on the stage of world history. Like some sort of colossus from antiquity, Churchill strides between two major epochs in the world, one foot planted in the glory days of the British Empire when the sun never set on history’s largest known conglomeration of imperial holdings and the other planted firmly in the aftermath of World War Two, and a post-war order that saw that empire collapse, with Britain barely hanging on to its own sovereignty in the wake. Inside you will read about...✓ Love and War ✓ Courting the Americans ✓ The Allies Show their Teeth ✓ Preparing for ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
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Michael Faraday: A Life From Beginning to End (Scientist Biographies Book 5)

by Hourly History

Michael Faraday* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Michael Faraday is regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern physics. His work in the field of electromagnetism revolutionized society, leading to new avenues of study and developments of technology that would leave the world changed forever. Without Faraday’s discoveries, there would be no electronics or electrical power. There would be no technology as we recognize it, or at the very least those technologies would have taken much longer to arise, causing our time to look very different.Inside you will read about...✓ A Blacksmith's Son✓ From Bookbinder to Man of Science✓ The Royal Institution✓ Electricity✓ Magnetism...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 2.90 / 5
8 reviews

Horatio Nelson: A Life From Beginning to End (Military Biographies Book 5)

by Hourly History

Horatio Nelson* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.In a world where heroism and self-sacrifice sometimes seem to be in short supply, the exploits of the famed Admiral Horatio Nelson stand out to us as a refreshing reminder. His noble actions serve to show us of what it means to go above and beyond the call of duty and to put petty differences aside for the greater good. But of course, this is only part of the story. Because despite the larger-than-life legend that two centuries have brought us, Horatio Nelson was not some swashbuckling caricature, he was a real flesh and blood human being, just as flawed as the rest of us. Inside you will read about...✓ Fighting American Revolutionaries ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

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
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Rating: 3.50 / 5
2 reviews

Isaac Newton: A Life From Beginning to End (Scientist Biographies Book 2)

by Hourly History

Isaac Newton* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Isaac Newton seemed to be a most unwanted child of the world. Ignored by his mother, scorned by contemporaries, seemingly at war with the world in which he lived, Newton turned his energies to things unseen. His laws of motion and law of universal gravitation would set the stage for a most extraordinary life. Inside you will read about...✓ The English Civil War ✓ Newton and the Apple ✓ Newton's Work in Mathematics & Optics ✓ Middle Years in Scientific Experiments ✓ Principia ✓ Newton and Alchemy ✓ Later Life and Death And much more!Follow along as you travel from a rugged stone farmhouse to Trinity College, Cambridge to the hal...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 39 pages
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The History of England (Vol. 1-6): Illustrated Edition

by David Hume

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Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: 2588 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

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
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Jamaica to Sudan: The Victorian Wars of William Owen (Their World War Book 1)

by Allan A. Murray

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK
Size: 81 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 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 eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.10 / 5
11 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 eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2019 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 08 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
3 reviews

Jack The Ripper - The Black Magic Myth

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Reference, UK, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime
Size: 649 pages
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Rating: 4.90 / 5
11 reviews

Glory Hunter *** Number 1 Book ***

by Brian Darling

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Sport, Football
Size: 250 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Battle of Waterloo: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo has become synonymous with the word “defeat” but who lost, and why was it important?
In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte left the island of Elba, and in a space of 100 days took power, and challenged the entire world to meet him on his terms. When that failed, he offered them a fight, one that would end at Waterloo, and left repercussions which can still be felt, even now, centuries later.

Inside you will read about...
✓ Beginnings
✓ Discord and Discontent
✓ The World Rearranged
✓ The Prisoner
✓ The Journey to Waterloo Begins
✓ One Hundred Days
✓ Quatre Bras & Ligny
And much more!

Who was this man, and what happened on the battlefield that made this fight in part...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

How Generations Remember: Conflicting Histories and Shared Memories in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina (Global Diversities)

by Monika Palmberger

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book provides a profound insight into post-war Mostar, and the memories of three generations of this Bosnian-Herzegovinian city. Drawing on several years of ethnographic fieldwork, it offers a vivid account of how personal and collective memories are utterly intertwined, and how memories across the generations are reimagined and ‘rewritten’ following great socio-political change. Focusing on both Bosniak-dominated East Mostar and Croat-dominated West Mostar, it demonstrates that, even in this ethno-nationally divided city with its two divergent national historiographies, generation-specific experiences are crucial in how people ascribe meaning to past events. It argues that the dramatic and often brutal transformations that Bosnia...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Military, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Ideologies, International, War & Peace
Size: 254 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Six Tudor Queens: Writing a New Story

by Alison Weir

Six Tudor Queens: Writing a New Story is an introduction to the Six Tudor Queens series by eminent historian Alison Weir. The lives of Henry VIII's queens make for dramatic stories that will offer insights into the real lives of the six wives based on extensive research and new theories that will captivate fans of Philippa Gregory and readers who lost their hearts (but not their heads) to the majestic world of Wolf Hall. In all the romancing, has anyone regarded the evidence that Anne Boleyn did not love Henry VIII? Or that Prince Arthur, Katherine of Aragon's first husband, who is said to have loved her in fact cared so little for her that he willed his personal effects to his sister? Or that Henry VIII, an over-protected child and teenager, was prudish when it came to sex? That Jane Seym...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
72 reviews

Queen Victoria: A Life From Beginning to End (Royalty Biography Book 1)

by Hourly History

Queen Victoria
The Queen of Great Britain and Ireland for 63 years, the mother of nine children and grandmother to 42, Queen Victoria’s life was one of magnificent proportions. Victoria’s childhood was difficult and lonely but from the time she took the throne aged just eighteen she blossomed into a powerful woman, both frivolous and formidable.

Inside you will read about...
✓ An Unsentimental Marriage
✓ Race to Produce an Heir
✓ Finally an Adult and Finally a Queen
✓ V&A
✓ Die Shattenseite
✓ The Hungry Forties and Albert’s Great Exhibition
✓ The Widow at Windsor
And much more!

In her later years, Victoria struggled to find balance between her wish to live a very private life as a widow and ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 December 2019 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 07 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Charles I: A Life From Beginning to End (House of Stuart Book 2)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 43 pages
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The UFO Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 11)

by Mike Covell

The Mike Covell Investigates series returns with The UFO Files: the first book to examine Hull-based UFO reports and sightings. The book features reports from as early as 1801 through the 1900’s and up to 2018.Case studies include the infamous Hull Airship Scares of 1909 and 1913, the landing of a UFO in Hull in 1967, a series of mass sightings in the 1970’s, an investigation into the Hull UFO Files, and chapters on stories such as the Hull Hum of 2010 and the Hull UFO sighting of 1801.The book also explores Hull UFO sightings reported to Humberside Police and the Ministry of Defence, and looks at the reports from police officers and civilians, as well as a look at a Hull politician who was a high ranking UFO investigator, a Hull politician who ended up in involved in an international ...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Occult
Size: 454 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

The Celts: Blood, Iron and the Forgotten History of the Celts

by Patrick Auerbach

The Celts were a group of tribal societies tied by similar language, religion and culture in Iron Age and Medieval Europe. Celtic culture began to develop as early as 1200 BC and spread through migration to the British Isles, France and other parts of Europe.“Celtic" refers to people descended from one of the current Celtic regions on the western extremities of Europe. Each of these regions has retained much of its indigenous culture and distinctive language throughout the centuries.Scroll to the top of the page and click Add To Cart to read more about this extraordinary forgotten chapter of history...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The Governor of England

by Marjorie Bowen

Oliver Cromwell was first and foremost an English soldier.

But he was also a statesman of outstanding gifts and a forceful character, becoming Lord Protector of the Republican Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1653 to 1658.

One of the leading generals on the parliamentary side in the English Civil War against King Charles I, he was indispensable in the campaign to the overthrow of the Stuart monarchy.

In his position as Lord Protector, he raised his country’s status back to being one of leading European power, something it had not experienced since the death of Queen Elizabeth I.

Cromwell was one of the most remarkable rulers in European history; he believed deeply in the value of religious toleration.

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 382 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

War Of The Roses: The Struggle for Supremacy

by Patrick Auerbach

What more could you want from a tale, then what the Wars of the Roses can provide you? It is a tale of supremacy that was fought over 30 years. This story includes death by execution, death in battle, and mysterious deaths that are still unknown today. What makes it all the more fascinating is that it is history. It is not a story written by someone like George Martin and his tale of the Game of Thrones. It is not a TV show about the House of Tudor that has taken liberties with historical accounts. The events of the Wars of the Roses are recorded. The various battles fought by five kings trying to gain supremacy over other men happened. Yes, there are certain details of the battles, the deaths, and assumptions that may not be completely true. Different accounts of certain battles, such as ...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

The Cost of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Alice Mauger

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths
Size: 281 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.40 / 5
3 reviews

The Golden and Ghoulish Age of the Gibbet in Britain (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

by Sarah Tarlow

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book is the first academic study of the post-mortem practice of gibbeting (‘hanging in chains’), since the nineteenth century. Gibbeting involved placing the executed body of a malefactor in an iron cage and suspending it from a tall post. A body might remain in the gibbet for many decades, while it gradually fell to pieces. Hanging in chains was a very different sort of post-mortem punishment from anatomical dissection, although the two were equal alternatives in the eyes of the law. Where dissection obliterated and de-individualised the body, hanging in chains made it monumental and rooted it in the landscape, adding to personal notoriety. Focusing particularly on the period 1752-1832, this book provides a summary of the histo...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy
Size: 155 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Battle of Britain - World War II: A History From Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 4)

by Hourly History

World War II Battle of Britain* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The British people had no sooner finished rescuing their trapped army from Dunkirk than they found themselves preparing for an attack from the Germans once again. This time, the Nazi menace struck from the air, as Hitler’s Luftwaffe bombed the British in an attempt to break their spirit and force Great Britain to accept peace terms. But as the skies above London filled with the German planes, the Royal Air Force pilots, alerted by radar, flew to intercept them. The Luftwaffe had started the Battle of Britain confident that the RAF was no match for German aircraft and skill, but the pilots of the RAF, the people of England...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, UK, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.50 / 5
3 reviews

Queen Elizabeth: A Biography Of The Legendary Queen Of England

by Patrick Auerbach

Queen Elizabeth – we have heard her name, and we have heard that she was the virgin Queen. However, what else made her famous enough to go down in history?Elizabeth is the Queen that made a huge impact on her subjects in England. She was a queen who did not take no for an answer, and she did what she thought was best for her people. Her subjects were her entire world, and Elizabeth did not do anything to compromise the trust that they had in her. To learn more about Elizabeth’s life, pick up this book, and hopefully, you find out something new about the Last Queen of the Tudor dynasty. Scroll to the top of the page and click Add To Cart to read more about this extraordinary chapter of history...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 61 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
19 reviews

Neptune's Trident: Spices and Slaves 1500-1807 (A History of the British Merchant Navy)

by Richard Woodman

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 456 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 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 05 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Jack The Ripper - The Hull Connection

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Reference, UK, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime
Size: 368 pages
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The Complete Works of Jane Austen (In One Volume) Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady ... Sandition, and the Complete Juvenili

by Jane Austen

Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML)The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.This book contains the complete novels of Jane Austen in the chronological order of their original publication.Juvenilia – Volume IJuvenilia – Volume IIJuvenilia – Volume IIISense and SensibilityPride and PrejudiceMansfield ParkEmmaNorthanger AbbeyPersuasion...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
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The History of England: From the Roman Times to the World War I

by G. K. Chesterton

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 150 pages
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The History of England: All Six Volumes: Illustrated Edition

by David Hume

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 7.34 mb
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
3 reviews

The 130th Anniversary of Jack the Ripper

by Jennifer Johnstone

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Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 2.76 mb
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James Clerk Maxwell: A Life from Beginning to End (Scottish History Book 4)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK
Size: 36 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

John Wycliffe: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction
Size: 2.81 mb
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Rating: 2.70 / 5
3 reviews

The East India Company: A History From Beginning to End (The East India Companies Book 1)

by Hourly History

★ The East India Company ★
Founded at the dawn of the 17th century as European nations were establishing global empires, the English East India Company would become a vital part of burgeoning British supremacy. Begun as a joint-stock company for trade with the East Indies, this organization would evolve into one of the world’s first capitalistic corporations.

Inside you will read about...
✓ Founding of the East India Company
✓ Struggling, Building, and Growing with Violence
✓ The East India Company Enters the 18th Century
✓ The British Government Steps In
✓ China and the Opium Trade
✓ The Nineteenth Century and Growing British Involvement
✓ The End of the East India Company

Over the course of thei...

Genre: History, Europe, UK, World, Nonfiction
Size: 35 pages
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Stress in Post-War Britain (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine Book 23)

by Mark Jackson

In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case studies....

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths
Size: 253 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
7 reviews

Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology, Including Their Battles Against the Roman Republic in the Gallic Wars

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Celts, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Today, the word Celtic means so many things. To most of us, it means something related to Ireland. We think of intricately designed Irish crosses, four-leaf clovers, and some of the more well-known stories of Celtic mythology. However, while Celtic culture has stayed alive in Ireland, its roots run much deeper, and they extend much farther than the small island nation off the coast of modern-day Great Britain. The story of the Celts is one of a rapid rise to prominence followed by a slow decline due to the influence of the Romans. But even so, Celtic culture has remained strong in Europe and has been able to persist to this day. So, even though the Celts represent just a small part o...

Genre: History, UK, Nonfiction, Education & Reference
Size: 96 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
4 reviews

The Ghost Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 1)

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 267 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 December 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.30 / 5
19 reviews

Witchfinder General

by Ronald Bassett

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Genre: History, Europe, UK
Size: Unknown
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The Cryptozoology Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 3)

by Mike Covell

Join Mike Covell in a journey through time, researching stories of sea serpents, giant squid, big cats, Devil Dogs and other strange animals seen in Hull and East Yorkshire.Part journey through the archives, part investigation on location, the book takes in over a century of weird and wonderful stories from the region.Hear how Mike tracked a giant squid to London that vanished, and how a manhunt took place for a giant dog said to have killed a Hull man. Also included are stories of local police investigations of strange phenomena. Packed with photographs, newspaper clippings and more....

Genre: History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 300 pages
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