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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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, Theater, History, Europe, Russia, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, Nonfiction, Russian
Size: 326 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Stephen Hawking: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 2.24 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Crimean War: Volume I An English Translation

by Yevgeny Tarle

The Concert of Europe established after the Napoleonic Wars is credited with keeping the 19th century relatively peaceful. The new world order was, in many respects, an attempt to turn back the clock. Much of Europe remained under the control of absolute monarchs installed by divine right, as seen in the Holy Alliance, a pact signed by Prussia, Austria and Russia to preserve “Christian” principles.Russia had gained an exaggerated aura of invincibility by taking the lead role in defeating Napoleon Bonaparte. The Russian Empire was incomprehensively vast and its military potential was incalculable, but it was far less formidable than was feared. The profoundly conservative Tsar Nicholas I resisted change and was seen by many as the bulwark of reaction on the continent. Unfortunately for ...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia
Size: 646 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Paranormal Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 10)

by Mike Covell

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Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 406 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Greek Mythology: Captivating Greek Myths of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Heroes

by Matt Clayton

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Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 2.42 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

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

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 3.38 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

William Wallace: A Captivating Guide to a Freedom Fighter and Martyr Who Impacted Scottish History and Scotland’s Independence from England

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 2.47 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Crimean War: Volume II An English Translation

by Yevgeny Tarle

Yevgeny Tarle was a historian most interested in diplomacy. In Volume I of this work, he devoted a great many pages to the failure of that diplomacy to avoid the Crimean War. Indeed, he makes a convincing argument that the diplomacy was not intended to avoid war, but rather to assign blame. The two most influential actors, Tsar Nicholas I and Emperor Napoleon III, wanted war for their own purposes.After the abortive Russian Danubian campaign of 1853-54, the Western powers made it abundantly clear that the integrity of the Ottoman Empire was not their sole concern. French and British troops were first landed in parts of Greece and Bulgaria then under the control of the Turks, but it soon became clear that there would be no encounter there with the withdrawing Russian forces. It was decided ...

Genre: History, Europe
Size: 734 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in Europe (Vol.1&2)

by William Edward Hartpole Lecky

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Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy
Size: 1.84 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Shaping Natural History and Settler Society: Mary Elizabeth Barber and the Nineteenth-Century Cape (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series)

by Tanja Hammel

This book explores the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Barber, a British-born settler scientist who lived in the Cape during the nineteenth century. It provides a lens into a range of subjects within the history of knowledge and science, gender and social history, postcolonial, critical heritage and archival studies. The book examines the international importance of the life and works of a marginalized scientist, the instrumentalisation of science to settlers' political concerns and reveals the pivotal but largely silenced contribution of indigenous African experts. Including a variety of material, visual and textual sources, this study explores how these artefacts are archived and displayed in museums and critically analyses their content and silences. The book traces Barber’s legacy ac...

Genre: History, Africa, Europe, Historical Study, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 360 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Varangian

by Stuart G. Yates

In the new Rome, duplicity and death reign supreme.It's the mid-11th century, and the Byzantine Empire dominates the world. Within the walls of its great capital, Constantinople, treachery, debauchery and power politics are part of the lives of the ruling elite.Thrust into this heady mix is the Viking adventurer, Harald Hardrada. Life in the court of the new emperor, deranged Michael the Fifth, holds extreme danger at every turn, as Harald becomes a pawn in the various factions' thirst for power.Can he survive this dangerous place, and turn his mind towards regaining what is rightfully his?Praise for Varangian:"...perfect blend of reality and fiction. A great story from an insightful author." - Veritas Vincit Review" The author weaves a fascinating and compelling story that captures the...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, World Literature, Scandinavian, Nonfiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Norse & Icelandic
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Syros. The noble heart of the Cyclades: Culture Hikes in the Greek Islands

by Denis Roubien

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Genre: Arts & Photography, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Architecture, Travel
Size: 7.88 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Noble Bondsmen: Ministerial Marriages in the Archdiocese of Salzburg, 1100–1343

by John B. Freed

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

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 304 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 305 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Communities of Saint Martin: Legend and Ritual in Medieval Tours

by Sharon Farmer

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Genre: History, Europe
Size: 358 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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The Boys of Seelow: The Hitler Youth

by Joel Connealy

"The year is 1939 and the lives of seven friends growing up in Seelow Germany are about to change dramatically. Adolf Hitler, leader of Germany, has promised to resurrect the Fatherland and provide work for every willing German. The talk around the dinner table every night is filled with hope about the glorious age promised for their homeland.Through the eyes of Blaz Senft, The Boys of Seelow chronicles the lives of seven German boys as they progress through the Hitler Youth program and into the German military. As the war turns against the Reich, they find themselves in a battle for their lives, their friendship, and their country's destiny while the enemy draws ever closer to Germany's borders."...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, History, Europe, Russia, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, War, World Literature, Jewish, Nonfiction
Size: 720 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Iberian World Empires and the Globalization of Europe 1415–1668 (Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History)

by Bartolomé Yun-Casalilla

This open access book analyses Iberian expansion by using knowledge accumulated in recent years to test some of the most important theories regarding Europe’s economic development. Adopting a comparative perspective, it considers the impact of early globalization on Iberian and Western European institutions, social development and political economies. In spite of globalization’s minor importance from the commercial perspective before 1750, this book finds its impact decisive for institutional development, political economies, and processes of state-building in Iberia and Europe.  The book engages current historiographies and revindicates the need to take the concept of composite monarchies as a point of departure in order to understand the period’s economic and social developments, ...

Genre: History, Asia, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 520 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
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The Tudors: A Captivating Guide to the History of England from Henry VII to Elizabeth I

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 2.86 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Prussia: The Evolution of an Empire

by John Marriot

SINCE the death of Frederick the Great in 1786 the kingdom of Prussia has been a state of a unique type, occupying a special position both in Germany and in Europe. Since 1867 it has accomplished by its own methods a momentous task, the unification of Germany and the erection of a German Empire, under the presidency of the House of Hohenzollern. Since 1871 it is not without the justification of historical fact and present realities that when we speak of Germany we think of Prussia, and when we speak of Prussia we are thinking of Germany. 'The whole Empire', wrote Treitschke (Politik, ii. 346), 'is based historically and politically on the fact that it is (as Emperor William once said to Bismarck) "an extended Prussia", that Prussia is the dominant factor, both in fact and in formula. What...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia
Size: 307 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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

by Masayuki Tanimoto

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Scholarly discussions on economic development in history, specifically those linked to industrialization or modern economic growth, have paid great attention to the formation and development of the market economy as a set of institutions able to augment people’s welfare. The role of specific nonmarket practices for promoting the economic development and welfare has been a distinct concern, typically involving discussion of the state’s economic policies. How have societies tackled those issues that the market did not? To what extent did those solutions reflect the structure of an economy?  Public Goods Provision in...

Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, History, Asia, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 328 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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

by Giorgio Bertellini

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Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, History, Americas, United States, Europe, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 352 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
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I'm Not From Around Here: A Jewish Boy Telling the Historical Story of his Family's Holocaust Survival in WW2 (Biographical Fiction Based on a Memoir)

by Ishai Klinowsky

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Ethnic & National, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Historical Study, Military, World, Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Biographical, Psychological
Size: 367 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Edward I

by Robert Seeley

On the night of June 17 - 18, 1239, Queen Eleanor, the consort of Henry the Third, presented her husband with a son, who was born in the Palace of Westminster, and who was instantly, says the old chronicler, named by the king, "Edward, after the glorious king and confessor, whose body rests in the church of St. Peter," immediately adjoining. The event was greeted by the nobles and by the people of London with great manifestations of joy: by the citizens more especially, because the young prince was born among them. The streets of the city were illuminated at night with large lanterns, and music and dancing marked it as a day of general rejoicing....

Genre: History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 315 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Honest Men & Shady Dealings

by Mike Farrell

'Nothing is ever quite how it might seem' is my favourite saying and it certainly applied to the lives of my Sussex born ancestors William Wood and his nephew George Fleming back in 19th century Europe, together with a number of their relatives, friends and employers. How many residents of the sleepy little East Sussex village of Maresfield would have thought for one moment that the venerable old proprietor of the local plant nursery, Woodlands, a recognised expert in rose breeding, was once a spy for the Duke of Wellington in his campaigns against Napoleon, not to mention the successful operator of a rather audacious smuggling sideline as well. Similarly, many neighbours of George and Mary Anne Fleming in the West London suburb of Acton, would have been unaware that the retired couple had...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe
Size: 304 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha And Ragnar: A historical retelling of the ninth book of the Gesta Danorum (Viking Secrets 1)

by Rachel Tsoumbakos

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Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Norse & Icelandic
Size: 356 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
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The German Half-Bloods (The Half-Bloods Trilogy Book 1)

by Jana Petken

From the Multi-Award-Winning Author comes, The German Half-Bloods.“A historical novel steeped in horror, danger and suspense; a true page-turner.”2018 Readers' Favorite Award winner.Germany, September 1939. At the outbreak of War, Dieter Vogel and his family face catastrophic events and separation as each member embarks on their deadly paths towards survival, love, and freedom.Dieter Vogel, a German industrialist, believes in protecting his family at all costs, but in a bid to keep his English wife and children safe, he is plunged into a well of deceit that tears the family apart. Doctor Paul Vogel is coerced into working in the Nazi eugenics programme and soon discovers that sterilising handicapped and mentally-ill Germans is just a prelude to a more lethal plan against those the Reic...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, European, Russian
Size: 592 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Westburn Blues

by Jim Ellis

Dante Rinaldi is born to Italian immigrants in the West of Scotland. Stranded by World War Two in Italy during a summer with his grandfather, Dante grows roots in his family’s rural homeland and, as a young adult, identifies with a band of mountain partisans fighting the fascists.Young love delayed and the Rinaldis’ struggles in post-war Scotland carry Dante into the life of Chris McCoull: a neglected adolescent who finds his calling and romance while working for a Greek-owned shipping line.Carefully researched and historically detailed, Westburn Blues is a rendering of the Scottish-Italian experience and filled with a cast of colorful characters... from sympathetic to truly evil....

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, British, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, War, World Literature, Nonfiction, Italian, Scottish
Size: 357 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Oldest Vocation: Christian Motherhood in the Medieval West

by Clarissa W. Atkinson

According to an old story, a woman concealed her sex and ruled as pope for a few years in the ninth century. Pope Joan was not betrayed by a lover or discovered by an enemy; her downfall came when she went into labor during a papal procession through the streets of Rome. From the myth of Joan to the experiences of saints, nuns, and ordinary women, The Oldest Vocation brings to life both the richness and the troubling contradictions of Christian motherhood in medieval Europe.After tracing the roots of medieval ideologies of motherhood in early Christianity, Clarissa W. Atkinson reconstructs the physiological assumptions underlying medieval notions about women's bodies and reproduction; inherited from Greek science and popularized through the practice of midwifery, these assumptions helped s...

Genre: History, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices
Size: 310 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Dark Sky Falling: A Gripping Psychological Thriller

by Richard Ryker

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Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Political, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Suspense, Nonfiction, Romance, Crime Fiction, Mystery & Suspense, Travel, Russian
Size: 301 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Jack The Ripper - The Black Magic Myth

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 649 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 January 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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