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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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Jack the Ripper: The Story of the Whitechapel Murderer (True Crime Biographies Book 5)

by Hourly History

Jack the Ripper* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.In 1888, between August and November, the women of London’s East End were terrorized by a deranged serial killer. A man was stalking the streets at night, seizing random women who worked those streets and killing them. This man mutilated his victim’s bodies after death, removing body parts, taking organs.Inside you will read about...✓ The Whitechapel Murderer’s Hunting Ground✓ Leather Apron✓ The Double Murder✓ The Investigation✓ Letters from Jack the Ripper✓ Who was Jack the Ripper?And much more!No one has ever been able to identify Jack the Ripper. Despite the best efforts of numerous police officers, media professional...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 March 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Ireland: The True and Surprising Stories of Irish History

by Patrick Auerbach

Ireland has a very rich and intense history, and the more that you know about it, the more you are going to fall in love with the emerald isle. The purpose of this book is to give you some knowledge that you may not have regarding Ireland and its history. You may, of course, know of some of the events that happened in Ireland, but you may not know all of the history that is behind those events. Not only that, but you may have some misinformation about the history of Ireland and here is where it is going to be straightened out!So, I hope you enjoy reading this book as much as I enjoyed writing it! Scroll up to the top of the page and click the buy button to learn more about the emerald isle...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 65 pages
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Dissecting the Criminal Corpse: Staging Post-Execution Punishment in Early Modern England (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

by Elizabeth T. Hurren

Those convicted of homicide were hanged on the public gallows before being dissected under the Murder Act in Georgian England. Yet, from 1752, whether criminals actually died on the hanging tree or in the dissection room remained a medical mystery in early modern society. Dissecting the Criminal Corpse takes issue with the historical cliché of corpses dangling from the hangman’s rope in crime studies. Some convicted murderers did survive execution in early modern England. Establishing medical death in the heart-lungs-brain was a physical enigma. Criminals had large bull-necks, strong willpowers, and hearty survival instincts. Extreme hypothermia often disguised coma in a prisoner hanged in the winter cold. The youngest and fittest were capable of reviving on the dissection table. Many d...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 326 pages
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The Discourse of Modernism

by Timothy J. Reiss

Timothy J. Reiss perceives a new mode of discourse emerging in early seventeenth-century Europe; he believes that this form of thought, still our own, may itself soon be giving way. In The Discourse of Modernism, Reiss sets up a theoretical model to describe the process by which one dominant class of discourse is replaced by another. He seeks to demonstrate that each new mode does not constitute a radical break from the past but in fact develops directly from its predecessor....

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods
Size: Unknown
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The Paranormal Articles (Mike Covell Investigates Book 9)

by Mike Covell

This book brings together years of Mike Covell's writing, featuring ghost stories and hauntings, ghostly myths, ufology, cryptozoology, dark history and more.Includes insights into the research and writing phase, and how Mike picks and chooses his stories that have appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines, and blogs....

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 398 pages
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Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna (Austrian and Habsburg Studies Book 24)

by Klaus Hödl

Viennese popular culture at the turn of the twentieth century was the product of the city’s Jewish and non-Jewish residents alike. While these two communities interacted in a variety of ways to their mutual benefit, Jewish culture was also inevitably shaped by the city’s persistent bouts of antisemitism. This fascinating study explores how Jewish artists, performers, and impresarios reacted to prejudice, showing how they articulated identity through performative engagement rather than anchoring it in origin and descent. In this way, they attempted to transcend a racialized identity even as they indelibly inscribed their Jewish existence into the cultural history of the era....

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, World, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 230 pages
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Edith Stein: The Life and Legacy of the Jewish Philosopher Who Became a Catholic Saint

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“As a child of the Jewish people who, by the grace of God, for the past eleven years has also been a child of the Catholic Church, I dare to speak to the Father of Christianity about that which oppresses millions of Germans. For weeks we have seen deeds perpetrated in Germany which mock any sense of justice and humanity, not to mention love of neighbor. For years the leaders of National Socialism have been preaching hatred of the Jews...But the responsibility must fall, after all, on those who brought them to this point and it also falls on those who keep silent in the face of such happenings.” – Edith Stein To say Edith Stein lived a remarkable life would be a dramatic understatement. Born in ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Europe
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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The Space Race: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: History, Europe, Russia, World, Nonfiction
Size: 4.45 mb
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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History of Russia: A Captivating Guide to Russian History, Ivan the Terrible, The Russian Revolution and Cambridge Five

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of Russia, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Four captivating manuscripts in one book:Russian History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Great, the Fall of the Soviet Union, and MoreIvan the Terrible: A Captivating Guide to the First Tsar of Russia and His Impact on Russian HistoryThe Russian Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the February and October Revolutions and the Rise of the Soviet Union Led by Vladimir Lenin and the BolsheviksThe Cambridge Five: A Captivating Guide to the Russian Spies in Britain Who Passed Information to the Soviet Union During World War IIRussia, or the Russian Federation as it is officially known, is...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Russia, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 326 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Ludwig van Beethoven: A Life From Beginning to End (Composer Biographies Book 2)

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
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Rating: 3.70 / 5
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Napoleon vs the Old and New World Orders: How the Rothschilds Conquered Britain & France

by M King

We all know, at least vaguely, the story about Napoleon Bonaparte. You know -- the one about the self-professed son of a republican revolution against monarchy, who then installed himself as a monarch. Napoleon was, we are told, an egomaniacal tyrant with "short man's inferiority complex" who tried to enslave the European continent. Led by the brave British, a coalition of “The Good Guys" banded together to thwart the ambitions of the great “usurper” and trouble-maker of Europe.

There is just one problem with this official narrative of the giant historical figure of the 1800’s. To put it gently – it’s a damn lie. (surprise – surprise).

Now, one can easily understand the reason for the propagation of lies and slanders aimed at Napoleon being perpetua...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 111 pages
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The Early Life of Miss Anne Lister and the Curious Tale of Miss Eliza Raine

by Patricia L Hughes

Two young girls pledge undying love, marry each other secretly and promise to live together when they reach the age of twenty-one - but nothing works out as planned. This tale of Georgian England is from real diaries and letters revealing two women whose circumstances changed beyond belief. If you're looking for the sedate world of Jane Austen you won't find it here. This is the wild world of nineteenth century northern England made famous by the Bronte sisters who lived nearby, and based their characters on these real people. Eliza Raine was almost certainly the model for Mrs Rochester in Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre', while Anne Lister was depicted as 'Shirley' by Anne Bronte. Anne Lister was born in 1791 and started life as the eldest daughter of a poor branch of a landed family. Her d...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 189 pages
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Tinos. The last jewel in the crown of Venice: Culture Hikes in the Greek Islands

by Denis Roubien

You want to discover the cultural treasures of the Greek islands in a guided tour? This is the book for you!This book is a travel story describing, through a large number of photos and maps, a hiking tour in one of the culturally richest and yet one of the most misunderstood islands of Greece.A unique islandLast possession of Venice in the Aegean and thus last bastion of the Western World in the Eastern Mediterranean, Tinos boasts a wealth of cultural treasures, set in an exceptional landscape.The fact that the church of the Virgin Mary in its port became the main pilgrimage of Greece resulted in the treasures of the hinterland remaining unknown to the wide public.This book endeavours to cover this omission and give a glimpse of this cultural richness to the visitor who desires to discover...

Genre: History, Europe, Travel
Size: 129 pages
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Rating: 2.00 / 5
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The history of German reunification: A curious vision from the philatelic point of view

by González Meléndez, Fernando

An interesting approach told from the point of view of the postal history of the country, represented, in a philatelic collection formed by some 150 different pieces (envelopes and postcards), which cover from the time of the occupation of the allied powers in 1945, going through the "philatelic cold war", until the process of German reunification, which culminated on October 3, 1990.Said postal collection, has obtained five silver medals in various exhibitions, two of them, in world philately exhibitions....

Genre: History, Europe, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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, Literature & Fiction, World Literature, British
Size: 33 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: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Death & Grief, History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 103 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Florence Nightingale: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Florence Nightingale* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Florence Nightingale is usually thought of for her work in the Crimean War, where, as the “Lady with the Lamp,” she tirelessly nursed wounded soldiers at all hours of the night and day. But while these two years were a significant part of her life, she was also much more. She was a daughter and sister who consternated her family by refusing to accept the role Victorian society assigned her. Later, she completed groundbreaking work in the fields of public health and statistics and wielded her vast influence to affect important reforms. Inside you will read about...✓ Nursing Dolls and Dogs✓ Leading a Double Life✓ Travel and D...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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Joan of Arc: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History Book 3)

by Hourly History

Joan of Arc* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.No historical figure’s life story offers a more intriguing and insightful look at a specific moment in French, and European, history than that of Joan of Arc. Over the course of a biography that sadly lasts just nineteen years, Joan of Arc completely altered the course of the Hundred Year’s War. Acting on the counsel of divine voices, Joan left her small village behind, swapped her peasant dress for a suit of armor, and transformed herself into a revered military leader. From her first miracle, freeing the besieged city of Orléans, to her finest moment, leading King Charles VII to Reims for his coronation, the Maid of Orléans stunned th...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 42 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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Tsar Nicholas II: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Tsar Nicholas II* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Reigning from 1894 to 1917, Nicholas II was the last emperor of Russia. His rule served as the bookends between what were essentially two Russian empires; the one that his forefathers carved out through imperial ambition and the one dictated by the zealous communists of the Soviet Union bent on socialist expansion. Nicholas was by most accounts a conflicted ruler; a man viewed as kind and generous in his mannerisms yet alleged to be greatly disconnected and apathetic toward the subjects he was supposed to rule over. Inside you will read about...✓ Nicholas and the Funeral Bride✓ The Coronation Tragedy✓ Bloody Sunday✓ Nicholas’ R...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
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Marie Antoinette: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History Book 5)

by Hourly History

Marie Antoinette* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Her name was Marie Antoinette. She was the last queen of France and among the most notorious of royalty ever to wear the crown. But besides the tales that would make the national enquirer blush, just what do we know about Marie Antoinette? While the peasants of France were starving for lack of bread did she really say, “Let them eat cake!”? Or was it all a carefully crafted smear campaign? Inside you will read about...✓ Groomed to Become Queen✓ The Failed Wedding Night✓ Madame Deficit✓ The Roots of Revolution✓ Under the Protection of Lafayette✓ The Last French King and QueenAnd much more!Animosity against Marie Antoinette...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 36 pages
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Rating: 3.50 / 5
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Julie d'Aubigny: Or One Of The Coolest Gals In History (Pop History Book 2)

by Cj Evans

"When she was 14 years old she became the mistress of her father’s boss."Julie d'Aubigny was born in the later half of the 17th century France. During her lifetime she became a talented fencer which led her into many illegal duels, opera singing, and attempting to seduce many people irregardless of their sex. She once had a brief run in with the law, being involved in the "kidnapping" of a nun and setting the convent on fire. Julie d'Aubigny was one of the most interetsing gals in all of history....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 24 pages
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ILONA - Wolf Queen: The Civilis Saga - Part 2

by Peter Baggott

Two warnings to return home, drive Artorius Civilis northward. Torn between duty and family he must resolve the Legate-less 2nd Augusta before he can return to Rome. Lost in a snowstorm it leads him to a chance meeting and an unknown prophesy he must fulfil. The purge of Sejanus’ supporters continues and with only the Civilis family left to identify him, Victus Claudian must eradicate them all. An informant, an ambush, a final meeting in a snowy forest, Artorius is the first step, but in Genua, Naomi hides a growing secret. Abandoned with only his spatha, Artorius faces a life or death scenario as wolves smell his blood. A two-legged wolf becomes his saviour, changing his life forever. Marcus and Tia’s love flourishes as they raise the family estate from slaves to a village. With th...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, European, Italian
Size: 350 pages
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Celtic Dragon: When Ireland Had Kings, Book 1

by Jalanne Barnes

Due to the graphic nature of this book, it is recommended that readers be at least 18 years of age.Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair's mother was the great-granddaughter of Brian Bóru and that legacy meant everything to him. He was taught to respect and admire everything Bóru stood for. By the time he was eighteen, he was happy to be still alive, having witnessed some of the tremendous violence that followed the death of Brian Bóru.He spent fifty years forcing Ireland to change and evolve. His innovative ideas brought Ireland into European awareness. He came closer to establishing an Irish monarchy than any other man. He rose to power at a time when Ireland had no strong champion to step forward and defend her. When Ua Conchobair (O'Connor) did so, all of Ireland threw themselves behind his ca...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe
Size: 393 pages
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Albert Speer: The man of Hitlers dreams (The Third Reich Book 1)

by Robert. J.kinge

The book is about Albert Speer and his life throughout history from the very start to the very end.This book involves:Speer's Early Life: Early Nazi years: Advancements throughout The Nazi party: Late Nazi years: Post Nazi:...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 17 pages
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The History of the Roman Empire - rise and fall of the of its greatest Emperors: From Julius Caesar, Augustus and Nero to Diocletian and Constantine

by Srdjan Kotarlic

From Julius Caesar, Augustus and Nero to Diocletian and Constantine. The History of the Roman Empire - rise and fall of the of its greatest Emperors. The Roman Empire is the post-republican phase in the development of ancient Roman statehood, characterized by an autocratic form of government and large territorial possessions in Europe and the Mediterranean. Rome was the only state in history that owned the entire coast of the Mediterranean. The chronological framework of the existence of the Roman Empire covers the period from the reign of the first emperor Octavian Augustus to the division of the empire into Western and Eastern and the subsequent fall of the Western Roman empire, that is, from 27 BC on to 476. The eastern part of the Roman Empire with its center in Constantinople existed ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 66 pages
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Wolf Songs (Russian Cross Book 5)

by Alexander Lapin

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Genre: History, Europe, Russia
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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I Only Wanted to Live: The Struggle of a Boy to Survive the Holocaust

by Arie Tamir

A broad picture of the Holocaust from the point of view of a childFor six years he undergoes all the levels of hell that the Holocaust brought upon the Jewish people.This book describes a human drama that involves decision-making in impossibly cruel circumstances, lot of resourcefulness and the struggle to survive.The drama takes place during the Holocaust from the point of view of a child nicknamed Leosh. At age 7, the boy is swept into the whirlwind of the Holocaust. For six years, he endures all the horrors that the Holocaust brings upon the Jewish people. Due to a lot of luck, resourcefulness, and with the help of good people, including Germans, Leosz survives until the end of the war and on May 5th he is liberated by the American army.In the Krakow Ghetto Leosh is saved from three m...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Historical Study, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: 237 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Stalin: The Life of Joseph Stalin, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Premier 1922-1953 (One Hour History Books Book 10)

by History by the Hour

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe, Russia
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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Queen Victoria: The Queen Who Ruled An Entire Empire

by Patrick Auerbach

Queen Victoria was considered to be the longest reigning monarch of her time. There are different sides to her that no one knew about until she passed away and her journals were published for everyone to see. You may have heard of Queen Victoria before, however, you have never seen her like this before. Throughout the pages of this book, you are going to see new things about this Queen that will either make you love her more or realize that she was more than just a Queen. It is easy to forget that even though she was a Queen, Victoria was human too and suffered from things like depression, anger, and the need for approval. And, if you thought that your parents messed you up, well be prepared to see that no parent is perfect. Victoria’s parents were anything but perfect and it caused her ...

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 59 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
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Giacomo Casanova: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, Travel, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies
Size: 37 pages
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