European Studies

A Study in Forgery A Study in Forgery - by Scaevola with a new introduction by Katherine Mead-Brewer A Study in Forgery is a truly unique read centered on Polish and Soviet Russian relations in the first half of the 20th century. Written under the pseudonym of Scaevola in the height of World War II, this book provides a fascinating and passionate call for Poland’s…Read more A Study in Forgery
water A World of Old and New Water Issues: Volume 2, Number 2 of New Water Policy and Practice - Edited by Jeff Camkin and Susana Neto Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Welcome to the fourth issue of New Water Policy and Practice Journal: A Platform for the World’s Emerging Water Leaders and Thinkers. One of our main aims at New Water Policy and Practice Journal is to support emerging water leaders and…Read more A World of Old and New Water Issues: Volume 2, Number 2 of New Water Policy and Practice
abbeys Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls of England and Wales - by John Timbs and Alexander Gunn Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Here are remarkable stories of abbeys, castles, manors and other notable buildings across England and Wales. The John Timbs account is broken up by region, including Yorkshire, the Isle of Man, and North and South Wales. Timbs manages to cover a lot…Read more Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls of England and Wales
British Letters: Illustrative of Character and Social Life British Letters: Illustrative of Character and Social Life - by Edward T. Mason Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) published anthologies on American humor, along with studies of Samuel Johnson and Robert Browning, as well as a still admired – and ahead of its time – work on the Italian actor Tommaso Salvini and his interpretation of Othello. This…Read more British Letters: Illustrative of Character and Social Life
jsmith Captain John Smith and His Critics - by Charles Poindexter Purchase through Amazon |  Purchase through CreateSpace Though he lived over 500 years ago, Captain John Smith’s life is still much discussed. He was born in 1580 in England, and at sixteen, after his father’s death, Smith set off for a life at sea. He fought under various flags and found himself…Read more Captain John Smith and His Critics
epitaphs Curious Epitaphs: Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland: with Biographical, Genealogical, and Historical Notes - by William Andrews FRHS Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace How do you summarize a life in just a few words? William Andrews takes readers on a journey through strange and unusual epitaphs of the 19th century in England, featuring a variety of both notable and obscure figures: servants, soldiers, clergy, musicians, clerks and…Read more Curious Epitaphs: Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland: with Biographical, Genealogical, and Historical Notes
BookCoverImage-3 Europe’s Welfare Policies: The Frayed Safety Net - European Policy Analysis, Vo. 1, No. 1: Europe’s Welfare Policies: The Frayed Safety Net Edited by Klaus Schubert, Nils Bandelow, Peter Biegelbauer, and Fritz Sager Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace  |  Open Access Contents: Editorial Introduction to the First Issue of European Policy Analysis Enhancing gender equity through evidence-based policymaking? Theorizing and tracing the use of…Read more Europe’s Welfare Policies: The Frayed Safety Net
European Policy Complexities and Conundrums European Policy Complexities and Conundrums - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace European Policy Analysis • is a double blind peer-reviewed journal on policy research in Europe • focuses on policy research a) with an emphasis on European countries, issues and studies (and/or) b) which follows a comparative approach (and/or) c) which contributes to the theoretical understanding of policy research…Read more European Policy Complexities and Conundrums
France and New England, Volume 1 France & New England Volume 1 - by Allan Forbes & Paul Cadman The State Street Bank, which published this book as part of a series of three about France and New England to mark the 100th anniversary of the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to Boston, was given a charter in 1792 by none other than John Hancock, in his…Read more France & New England Volume 1
France and New England Volume II France & New England Volume 2 - by Allan Forbes & Paul Cadman The French may have lost their war for America in the eighteenth century but they have never disappeared from New England. About five percent of the population of Maine speak French, with another three percent speaking it in New Hampshire and two and a half percent in Vermont. In…Read more France & New England Volume 2
France and New England Vol. III France & New England-Volume 3 - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace by Allan Forbes & Paul Cadman  This is the third volume of a series published during the 1920s that was prompted by the 100th anniversary of the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to America at the end of his life to farewell the country he had helped…Read more France & New England-Volume 3
Gunboat and Gunrunner Gunboat and Gun-runner - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace by T.T. Jeans Admiral T.T. Jeans was a decorated British Naval officer with considerable experience in the Middle East.  He wrote this fast-moving novel based on his experiences and those of his compatriots.  The plot turns on efforts of Iran to stir trouble by providing arms to Middle…Read more Gunboat and Gun-runner
ladygrey History of Lady Jane Grey: The Nine Day Queen - by Arthur MacArthur Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The history of Lady Jane Grey illustrates the complex and bloody history of the English monarchy. Through a very long, strange chain of wills, deaths and requests, Jane was named heiress to the English throne of July 1553. She was known as a kind and…Read more History of Lady Jane Grey: The Nine Day Queen
11 History of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers of the City of London: Otherwise the Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass - by Charles Henry Ashdown Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Despite the name, The City of London is only a small part of metropolitan London, and is further unique in that it boasts of its own government. This centers on the ancient companies, or guilds, which in the Middle Ages held sway over the…Read more History of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers of the City of London: Otherwise the Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass
Making Trouble for Muslims: A. Rawlinson’s Adventures in the Near East Making Trouble for Muslims: A. Rawlinson’s Adventures in the Near East - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Paul Rich Sir Alfred Rawlinson, the son of a famous Orientalist and envoy to Persia, was himself a pioneer aviator, celebrated sportsman, and important British intelligence officer. As a colonel in the British intelligence corps, he played a significant role in the Middle East.…Read more Making Trouble for Muslims: A. Rawlinson’s Adventures in the Near East
taverns Old London Taverns: Historical, Descriptive, and Reminiscent - by Edward Callow Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace In February 1900, a journal review of Old London Taverns commented that the author was annoyed by mistakes in recounting pub history. So he embarked on this chronicle: “He tells us of various taverns, chop-houses, bakers’, butchers’, and kindred topics of considerable variety, places both…Read more Old London Taverns: Historical, Descriptive, and Reminiscent
ruins Ruins and Old Trees Associated with Memorable Events in English History - by Mary Roberts Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Ruins and Old Trees was written by Mary Roberts, with the original illustrations by Gilbert, engravings by Folkard. Roberts uses creative license and lines of poetry scattered throughout the work, to reimagine life and times of various, notable areas across England. Her descriptions invite readers…Read more Ruins and Old Trees Associated with Memorable Events in English History
BookCoverImage Secret Chambers and Hiding Places: The Historic, Romantic & Legendary Stories & Traditions About Hiding Holes, Secret Chambers, Etc. - by Allan Fea Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Allan Fea (1860-1956) went to Grove Hall School, Highgate, became a researcher in the India Office Library and then Private Secretary to Field Marshal Lord Strathnairn before a career in the Bank of England, 1880-1900. His history of hiding places features many illustrations. The work focuses…Read more Secret Chambers and Hiding Places: The Historic, Romantic & Legendary Stories & Traditions About Hiding Holes, Secret Chambers, Etc.
secret Secret Chambers and Hiding Places: The Historic, Romantic & Legendary Stories & Traditions About Hiding Holes, Secret Chambers, Etc. - by Allan Fea Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Allan Fea (1860-1956) went to Grove Hall School, Highgate, became a researcher in the India Office Library and then Private Secretary to Field Marshal Lord Strathnairn before a career in the Bank of England, 1880-1900. His history of hiding places features many illustrations. The work…Read more Secret Chambers and Hiding Places: The Historic, Romantic & Legendary Stories & Traditions About Hiding Holes, Secret Chambers, Etc.
Spying on America: Leon G. Turrou’s The Nazi Spy Conspiracy in America Spying on America: Leon G. Turrou’s The Nazi Spy Conspiracy in America - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Paul Rich Leon Turrou was the FBI agent closest to the Nazi spy ring in America in the late 1930s.  His leaks to the American press and the book he was allegedly writing led to him being fired from the Bureau by J. Edgar…Read more Spying on America: Leon G. Turrou’s The Nazi Spy Conspiracy in America
thames Thames-Side in the Past: Sketches of its Literature & Society - by F. C. Hodgson Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Described as liquid history, the River Thames flows through southern England, salient to such wonderful urban scapes as London, Oxford and Windsor. F.C. Hodgson wrote a great deal about the history of Thames, frequently using it as a lens to discuss various aspects of…Read more Thames-Side in the Past: Sketches of its Literature & Society
blackmore The Blackmore Country: A Pedigree of the Blackmore Family - by F. J. Snell Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Frederick John Snell (1862-1935) was a prolific British writer and artist whose numerous books and articles reflected an enthusiasm for British history. He wrote under the names F. J. Snell and F. J. S. Some of his books include The Age of Alfred (1912),…Read more The Blackmore Country: A Pedigree of the Blackmore Family
The French Foreign Legion: David King’s Ten Thousand Shall Fall The French Foreign Legion: David King’s Ten Thousand Shall Fall - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Few military units attract the attention of Hollywood and novelists as does the Foreign Legion. Those old enough will remember Buster Crabbe as Captain Gallant in the 1950s television serial about the swashbuckling Legionnaires. The non-fictional reality is rather more stark and gritty, and perhaps this volume is…Read more The French Foreign Legion: David King’s Ten Thousand Shall Fall
jews The History of the Jews: From 586 BCE to 1900 CE - by Gotthard Deutsch PhD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Gotthard Deutsch was born in Austria as Eliezer Deutsch; Gotthard being a translation of his given first name into German. Deutsch studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau as well as the University of Vienna, splitting his time between secular and Jewish institutions,…Read more The History of the Jews: From 586 BCE to 1900 CE
peace The Peace Negotiations: A Personal Narrative - by Robert Lansing Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Robert Lansing (1864-1928) initially served the State Department as a lawyer and was known for his work on the Lansing-Ishii Agreement in 1917 with Japan over their changing relationship with China during World War I. He became the Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson, and…Read more The Peace Negotiations: A Personal Narrative
The Violin and Old Violin Makers: A Historical & Biographical Account of the Violin The Violin and Old Violin Makers: A Historical & Biographical Account of the Violin - by A. Mason Clarke Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace There is no question about the fascinating tales that come with celebrated violins, as in this volume, and the enormous prices. In 2011, a 1721 Stradivari was sold for nearly ten million pounds. Yet the storied value of old violins has been challenged by the…Read more The Violin and Old Violin Makers: A Historical & Biographical Account of the Violin
salons The Women of the French Salons - by Amelia Gere Mason Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Amelia Gere Mason developed Women of the French Salons by creating an archive of oral histories of women who participated in the salons. She also poured through letters, original manuscripts, memoirs and other writings of participants. Mason credits the salon culture with assisting French…Read more The Women of the French Salons
Treasures of London: P.H. Ditchfield’s London Survivals Treasures of London: P.H. Ditchfield’s London Survivals - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Paul Rich Peter Ditchfield (1854-1930) was a graduate of Oriel College, Oxford, and sometime Inspector of Schools
 for Diocese Of Oxford. He was Rector of Barkham from 1886 until his death. A leading Freemason, he was Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of England…Read more Treasures of London: P.H. Ditchfield’s London Survivals
War in Syria: R. M.P. Preston’s The Desert Mounted Corps War in Syria: R. M.P. Preston’s The Desert Mounted Corps - Purchase through Amazon  |  Download FREE Kindle version  |  Purchase through CreateSpace During World War I, some of the most daring military excursions were carried out in the Middle East by the Desert Mountain Corps during 1917 and 1918. The Corps included substantial numbers from Australia and other parts of the then British Empire. Much…Read more War in Syria: R. M.P. Preston’s The Desert Mounted Corps
Zigzagging: An American Female Nurse's Experiences During WWI Zigzagging: An American Female Nurse’s Experiences During WWI - by Isabel Anderson Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Isabel Anderson was born Isabel Weld Perkins (1876-1948). Though a wealthy socialite, she wrote numerous books including On the Move, The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines, Circling Africa and The Spell of Japan. Her favored genres included children’s literature, accounts of travel…Read more Zigzagging: An American Female Nurse’s Experiences During WWI