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Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

John Wycliffe: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 2.81 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Sarajevo: The Assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand

by Michael Moorcroft

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Genre: History, Europe, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 139 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Anglo-Saxons: A Captivating Guide to the People Who Inhabited Great Britain from the Early Middle Ages to the Norman Conquest of England

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Anglo-Saxons, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!There was a time before England was united. This was a time before William the Bastard decided to prove to his contemporaries that his bastard moniker would be erased with a swift conquest of the biggest island northwest of Europe. A time before the Battle of Hastings and the year 1066. A time when many petty kingdoms ruled, conquered, and were liberated, time and time again, by a specific people group. A people group that is, in fact, a blend of many and that authors of later dates would collectively call the Anglo-Saxons.With this book, we want to let our readers know how vibrant and lively (as well as deadly) life in Britain was during the perhaps wrongly-titled “Dark Age...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 119 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 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, World, Nonfiction
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.20 / 5
3 reviews

A Short History of France

by Mary Platt Parmele

From the times of the Gauls and Romans to the fall of Napoleon and beyond, Mary Platt Parmele’s A Short History of France is a fascinating chronicle of the events and forces that forged the nation....

Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction
Size: 172 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.40 / 5
2 reviews

MARQUISE MARIE BRINVILLIERS: SERIAL KILLER: A SHOCKING 17th CENTURY FRENCH SCANDAL (TRUE CRIME; BUS STOP READS Book 4)

by BUS-STOP GUIDES

BUS STOP READS Are Short Quick Reads.

MARQUISE MARIE BRINVILLIERS: SERIAL KILLER

Poisoning has long been a way of ending life. The ancients initially used plant substances to poison their hunting weapons to kill animals. But, somewhere along the way, somebody figured that what could kill a beast would also kill a man.
During the 17th Century, poisoning had surpassed murder to become a form of art.
The poisoning epidemic tore through Europe, as well as paranoia about being poisoned, especially amongst the upper classes. One infamous case that sent shockwaves through the European aristocracy was that of the serial killer Marquise Marie Brinvilliers.
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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Europe, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 22 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Pelion. The magical mountain: Culture Hikes in Continental Greece

by Denis Roubien

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Genre: Arts & Photography, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Architecture, Travel
Size: 8.20 mb
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 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, Ancient, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 96 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

In Napoleon's Shadow: The Memoirs of Louis-Joseph Marchand, Valet and Friend of the Emperor 1811–1821

by Louis-Joseph Marchand

‘In 1811, twelve young men were chosen among the families in the Emperor’s personal service to serve as ushers in his apartments. My mother, attached to the household of the King of Rome as first nurse to the prince, requested this favour for me from the grand chamberlain, the Count de Montesquiou, and it was granted.’Louis-Joseph Marchand’s intimate memoir of his time as Napoleon’s valet is the last of the significant Napoleonic manuscripts to be translated into English and a unique and precious insight into the last days of Napoleon’s Imperial project.Serving alongside the Emperor from the apex of his reign and through his eventual demise, Marchand depicts, in remarkable detail, the Russian campaign, the campaigns of Germany and France, Napoleon’s exile to Elba and subseque...

Genre: History, Europe
Size: 832 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Pirates and Privateers: The History of Piracy from Ancient Times to Today

by Charles River Editors

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Genre: History, Europe, World, Nonfiction
Size: 65 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Greek Mythology: Guide To Ancient Greece, Titans, Greek Gods, Zeus and More! (Viking Mythology, Hercules, Ancient Civilizations)

by Roy Jackson

Greek Mythology Guide
Get ready to get lost in the sands of time and be transported into the ancient Greek Pantheon to witness the power of the gods!

Guide To Ancient Greece, Titans, Greek Gods, Zeus and More!

Learn About...

Primordial Deities

Aether
Ananke
Chaos
Chronos
Erebus
Eros
Gaea
Pontus
Uranus
and more!

Olympian Gods


Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Athena
Artemis
Hades
Hestia
Zeus
and more!


The Titans


Atlas
Cronus
Eos
Hyperion
Metis
Mnemosyne
Phoebe
Prometheus
and more!

Heroes

Atlanta

Genre: Children's eBooks, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Mythology & Folk Tales, Nonfiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Folklore, Mythology
Size: 37 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Viking: Viking Mythology: Ancient Myths, Gods and Warriors

by Roy Jackson

Viking Myths

Viking and Norse Mythology!

Take an exciting ride back in time!

Learn About Ancient Myths, Gods and Warriors!


Learn the myths surrounding Viking mythology. (Did they really wear caps with horns?)

Norse mythology

9 worlds

The origin of the Cosmos

Interesting trivia

Gods, Goddesses and Creatures

Don't miss this thrilling and interesting opportunity to travel in time and fantasy! Download your copy today!
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Genre: Children's eBooks, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Mythology & Folk Tales, Nonfiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Mythology
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Mazarin

by Arthur Hassall

It seems inevitable that Mazarin will always suffer by comparison with Richelieu. The latter, who has been described as the greatest political genius which France has ever produced, appeals to the imagination by the firmness and the success of his policy. The ability with which he managed the foreign affairs of France, and his creation of an administrative system which continued to the Kevolution, place Richelieu in the foremost rank of French statesmen. And yet his successor, though less illustrious, equally deserves to stand among those who have contributed most to the greatness of France. What MM. Hanotaux and d’Avenel have done for Richelieu’s memory has been done for Mazarin by M. Chéruel. Hehas made it impossible for us to regard Mazarin as a mere Italian adventurer, or to agree...

Genre: History, Europe, World, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
Size: 152 pages
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An Analysis of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler’s Speech at Posen on October 4, 1943

by T. X. Ferenczi

This eBook contains an analysis of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler's notorious secret speech before ninety-two SS generals at Posen on October 4, 1943. On this occasion, Himmler openly referred to the wholesale extermination of European Jewry in direct, unequivocal terms....

Genre: History, Europe
Size: 43 pages
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Santorini. In search of the authentic: 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, a hiking tour in one of the most famous and yet not really discovered islands of Greece. Internationally known for its exceptional landscape, an outcome of its volcano, Santorini also boasts a wealth of cultural treasures, often eclipsed by the famous caldera and the sunset at Oia and 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 it. Among other things, it presents some of the best preserved fortified medieval settlements of the Aegean, churches with an inexplicable exotic decoration, pictures...

Genre: History, Europe, Travel
Size: 135 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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History of Europe: A Captivating Guide to European History, Classical Antiquity, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 499 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 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
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Catherine the Great: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Women in History Book 7)

by Hourly History

Catherine the Great* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Catherine the Great is one of the most influential rulers in Russian history. Though born in Prussia, she endeavored to gain the throne of Russia and went on to be the longest-ruling empress in Russian history. She ruled as an enlightened despot, promoting the principles of the European Enlightenment as she sought to modernize her beloved country. She reformed the educational system of Russia, creating a national system that utilized modern educational theory in a co-educational setting. She attracted some of the most brilliant thinkers to her court and engaged their assistance in modernizing the arts and sciences as well as the Russi...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Russia, Nonfiction
Size: 34 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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

by Gabriella Romano

This open access book investigates the pathologisation of homosexuality during the fascist regime in Italy through an analysis of the case of G., a man with "homosexual tendencies" interned in the Collegno mental health hospital in 1928. No systematic study exists on the possibility that Fascism used internment in an asylum as a tool of repression for LGBT people, as an alternative to confinement on an island, prison or home arrests. This research offers evidence that in some cases it did.The book highlights how the dictatorship operated in a low-key, shadowy and undetectable manner, bending pre-existing legislation. Its brutality was - and still is - difficult to prove. It also emphasises the ways in which existing stereotypes on homosexuality were reinforced by the regime propaganda in s...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 110 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Byzantine Empire - East Roman Empire during the rule of the Byzantine Emperor Justin I and Justinian the Great and the foundations of the Roman law

by Interesting History

Justin, I was a Byzantine emperor from 518 to 527, his reign became a prologue to the brilliant reign of his nephew Justinian I. The future Emperor began serving in the army in the reign of Leo as a simple soldier. He did not learn to write to the end of his life. During the Persian campaign, he commanded a separate military detachment. During the mutiny of 514-515, he participated in the defense of Constantinople and the breakthrough of the naval blockade of the city.The entire Roman law, formally, was based on the Law of Twelve Tables. It contained a number of regulations that formed the basis of the entire Roman legal system. This law was never changed or supplemented, it was formally valid throughout the entire Roman history. This, of course, does not mean that the law was perfect. Far...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe
Size: 24 pages
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All You Need To Know About Leonardo Da Vinci: Interesting Facts About The Legendary Leonardo Da Vinci

by George Hanson

Leonardo da Vinci, (Italian: “Leonardo from Vinci”) (born April 15, 1452, Anchiano, near Vinci, Republic of Florence [Italy]—died May 2, 1519, Cloux [now Clos-Lucé], France), Italian painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, and engineer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. His Last Supper (1495–98) and Mona Lisa (c. 1503–19) are among the most widely popular and influential paintings of the Renaissance. His notebooks reveal a spirit of scientific inquiry and a mechanical inventiveness that were centuries ahead of their time....

Genre: History, Europe
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

King Edward VI: A Life From Beginning to End (House of Tudor Book 3)

by Hourly History

King Edward VI* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Edward VI, the only legitimate male heir of King Henry VIII, took his seat on the throne at the age of nine. His life would come to an end when he was only fifteen years old, but the mark he would come to leave on England’s history has endured to this day. This part of the Tudor period was chock-full of social unrest and economic struggles as well as turmoil over religious reforms, which the young king and his advisors often made worse by imposing substantial changes on their subjects.Inside you will read about...✓ The Rough Wooing✓ England’s First Protestant King✓ The Year of Rebellions✓ The English Reformation✓ Succession C...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

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

by Isabel Knowles

History of Great BritainWhere does the history of a country begin? Or even better, where does the history of a country end? These are debatable questions, outlining that history is an attractive field and a never-ending topic. Basically, it shows the ways in which our society has evolved. In this brief history of Great Britain, you will discover what this country went through to reach its current point. And we hope that you’ll love every minute of it. We will walk you through the history of ancient Britain, Britain after the Roman Conquest, Britain after the Scandinavian invasions and Britain in the Middle Ages, all up the 20th century. Does this sound appealing? If the answer is yes, then embark on this journey of discovery with us today!Buy this book right now....

Genre: History, Europe, World
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.20 / 5
3 reviews

Saint Patrick: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Europe
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Modern Sicily: The History and Legacy of the Mediterranean Island Since the Middle Ages

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsIt is hard to find an island on the map more central than Sicily. Located at the crossroads between Europe and Africa, and between the Eastern and Western Mediterranean, Sicily has rarely been governed as an independent, unified state. Nonetheless, the island has always occupied a front-row seat to some of the most important events in history, and nowhere is this more obvious than during antiquity. After the Punic Wars, Sicily would remain a Roman domain until the end of antiquity, and affairs on the island dramatically affected the Romans at home. The First Servile War (135-132 BCE) and Second Servile War (104-100 BCE) both took place in Sicily, and they were perhaps the largest (and temporarily suc...

Genre: History, Europe
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

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 26 October 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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