all ebooks in category: Historical European Biographies

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life
English | May 11, 2004 | ISBN: 0812971442 | EPUB | 336 pages | 1.7 MB

Warrior and writer, genius and crank, rider in the British cavalry’s last great charge and inventor of the tank, Winston Churchill led Britain to fight …

Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius
English | March 15, 2005 | ISBN: 0872207285, 0872207277 | EPUB | 224 pages | 0.8 MB

Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive–Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius–this volume provides a complete …

«The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor» by Elizabeth Norton
English | ISBN: 9781784081713 | EPUB | 1.0 MB

England, late 1547. Henry VIII is dead. His 14-year-old daughter Elizabeth is living with the old king's widow Catherine Parr and her new husband Thomas …

Theodore Roosevelt Abroad: Nature, Empire, and the Journey of an American President
English | ISBN: 0230102778 | 2010 | 218 pages | PDF | 6 MB

In a life full of momentous episodes, Theodore Roosevelt's fifteen-month post-presidential odyssey to Africa and Europe has never been given its due place. A tale …

Elizabeth I: The Voice of a Monarch
English | ISBN: 0230621058 | 2010 | 207 pages | PDF | 7 MB

This groundbreaking book combines literary interpretation, gender analysis, and cultural, political, and diplomatic history to examine how Elizabeth I used the discourse of love to …

Unconditional Surrender: The Memoir of the Last Days of the Third Reich and the Donitz Administration
English | October 15, 2010 | ISBN: 1591148944 | EPUB | 256 pages | 2.7 MB

This is the first English-language translation of a crucial memoir of the dying days of Hitler’s Third Reich. Walter Ludde-Neurath was an accomplished officer, who …

«Trials of Oscar Wilde» by Merlin Holland
English | ISBN: 9780573300295 | EPUB | 0.2 MB

Thursday 14 February 1895 was the triumphant opening night of The Importance of Being Earnest and the zenith of Wildes career. Less than 100 days …

James Clerk Maxwell: A Life from Beginning to End
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1696524482 | 36 Pages | EPUB | 1 MB

James Clerk Maxwell was a brilliant mathematician and scientist, but his impact on this world goes even deeper than that. Maxwell singlehandedly overturned what was …

Seducing and Killing Nazis: Hannie, Truus and Freddie: Dutch Resistance Heroines of WWII
English | ISBN: 908300340X | 2019 | 228 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

This is the astonishing true story of three teenage Dutch girls, Hannie Schaft and sisters Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, that has inspired many throughout the …

Lancaster and York: The Wars of the Roses
English | August 4, 2009 | ISBN: 0099540177 | EPUB | 480 pages | 35.8 MB

A riveting account of the Wars of the Roses, focusing on the human side of the story. The war between the houses of Lancaster and …