Free history Kindle books for 11 Dec 13

A History of the Franks

by Gregory of Tours

Gregory of Tours ( 538 – 594), bishop and historian, is best known for writing Ten Books of Histories also known as the Historia Francorum (“History of the Franks”). This edition is Ernest Brehaut’s translation.

A table of contents is included.



Nelson Mandela: Inspirational Figure in History

by A+ Book Reports

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Nelson Mandela, previous president of South Africa, was inspirational in helping tackle racial issues. His life will always be remembered. If you are interested in learning more about this influential figure this is a great book for book reports or light reading! This is a must add to any ebook collection.

This book is a great addition to any home school curriculum.

A+ Book Reports is a series of books that provide information on a variety of topics. Each book has useful information which can be helpful for book reports and school projects. You can always expect fun facts and great pictures with every topic.



The Federalist Papers

by Alexander Hamilton

The Federalist Papers, written under the pseudonym Publius by John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton, were a series of 85 essays advocating the ratification of the Constitution.

A table of contents is included.



The 15 Decisive Battles of the World from Marathon to Waterloo

by Sir Edward Creasy

Creasy’s The 15 Decisive Battles of the World from Marathon to Waterloo is a fascinating history of history’s greatest battles.

A table of contents is included.



History of Germany in the Middle Ages

by Ernest F. Henderson

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Ernest Henderson’s History of Germany in the Middle Ages is an expansive history of from the fall of the Western Roman Empire until the end of the Middle Ages.



History of Greece, Volume 1: Legendary Greece

by George Grote

History of Greece, Volume I: Legendary Greece, from the Gods and Heroes to the Foundation of the Olympic Games (776 B.C.) is part one of George Grote’s epic history of Greece.

A table of contents is included.



A History of New Testament Times in Palestine, 175 B.C. – 70 A.D.

by Shailer Mathews

Mathew’s A History of New Testament Times in Palestine, 175 B.C. – 70 A.D. is a fascinating history of Palestine before and after the Roman conquest.

A table of contents is included.



The History of the Crusades Volume 1

by Joseph-Francois Michaud

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Volume 1 of Michaud’s famous 3 volume History of the Crusades covers the First, Second, and Third Crusades.



The History of the Crusades Volume 3

by Joseph-Francois Michaud

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

The History of the Crusades Volume 3 is the third of Michaud’s three volume set, and covers the 8th Crusade and subsequent crusades against the Turks.



A History of the Roman Empire from Its Foundation to the Death of Marcus Aurelius (27 B.C. – 180 A.D.)

by J.B Bury

A History of the Roman Empire from Its Foundation to the Death of Marcus Aurelius by noted historian J.B. Bury is a fascinating history of the Empire from its founding to its apex of power.

A table of contents is included.



History of Gustavus Adolphus

by John L. Stevens

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

History of Gustavus Adolphus is a thorough biography of the Swedish monarch.



India on the Eve of the British Conquest, a Historical Sketch

by Sidney Owen

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

India on the Eve of the British Conquest, A Historical Sketch covers the end of the Moghul Empire and the rise of the Maratha Empire.



The Life of Charlemagne

by Thomas Hodgkin

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Hodgkin’s biography of Charlemagne also includes a history of the Franks prior to Charlemagne’s reign.



Cambridge Medieval History:The Eastern Roman Empire

by J.B Bury

Bury’s expansive Cambridge Medieval History: The Eastern Roman Empire, covers the history of the Byzantine Empire from the 8th century to Constantinople’s fall to the Turks.

A table of contents is included.



Cambridge Medieval History: Germany and the Western Empire

by J.B Bury

Cambridge Medieval History: Germany and the Western Empire, covers the period from 800 to 1000 A.D.

A table of contents is included.



Three Years with Quantrill

by John McCorkle

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Three Years with Quantrill is a history of Quantrill’s Raiders, written by one of his soldiers.



Boots and Saddles or Life in Dakota with General Custer

by Elizabeth B. Custer

“Boots and Saddles” or Life in Dakota with General Custer, written by George Armstrong Custer’s wife Elizabeth, is an incredible look into the life of the Custers and their life on the Great Plains.

A table of contents is included.



The Complete Surviving Plays of Aeschylus: 7 Classic Tragedies

by Aeschylus

Waxkeep Publishing Collections provide history’s greatest authors’ collected works in a convenient collection complete with a linked table of contents. Waxkeep Publishing’s goal is to provide the most complete, and most easy to read collections in the marketplace.

Aeschylus was a Greek playwright who is considered to be the father of tragedy. Aeschylus was believed to have written at least 70 plays but only 7 have survived. This collection includes the following plays:

Agamemnon
The Libation Bearers
The Eumenides
Seven Against Thebes
Prometheus Bound
The Persians
The Suppliant Maidens



The War of the Roses

by R.B. Mowat

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Mowat’s The War of the Roses is an authoritative history of the war, comprising 23 chapters.



The Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdoms

by J.B Bury

The Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdoms, by illustrious historian J.B. Bury, chronicles the 3rd through 7th centuries A.D.

A table of contents is included.



The Ancient History of the Near East from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Salamis

by H.R. Hall

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

The Ancient History of the Near East from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Salamis covers the ancient history of Egypt, Babylonia, the Hittites, and more.



Robespierre and the French Revolution

by Charles Warwick

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Robespierre and the French Revolution is a great history of Maximilien Robespierre and his part in the French Revolution.



Cicero and the Fall of the Roman Republic

by J.L. Strachan-Davidson

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Cicero and the Fall of the Roman Republic chronicles the life of Cicero and the events during his time, including the conspiracy of Catiline, the first triumvirate, and the Civil War.



Military Journal of the American Revolution

by James Thacher

James Thacher wrote a detailed year by year military journal of the American Revolutionary War. This version includes a table of contents.



Fifty Years of Europe, 1870-1919

by Charles Hazen

Fifty Years of Europe, 1870-1919 chronicles the history of Western and Eastern Europe, inclusive of World War I. Interactions of Europe with the far east are also discussed. A table of contents is included.



Lincoln’s Last Hours

by Dr. Charles Leale

Dr. Charles Augustus Leale M.D. was a surgeon in the Union Army, and the first doctor on scene after President Abraham Lincoln was shot. Lincoln’s Last Hours is Leale’s account of the events which took place after Lincoln was shot.



The Complete Collection of Plutarch’s Parallel Lives

by Plutarch

Plutarch, also known as Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (46-120 A.D.) was a Greek historian and biographer best known for his parallel lives comparisons of famous Greeks and Romans. Plutarch also wrote biographies on many famous people of his day.

This version of Plutarch’s The Complete Collection of Parallel Lives includes a working table of contents.



Memoirs of Stonewall Jackson

by Mary Anna Jackson

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Memoirs of Stonewall Jackson is a biography of Stonewall Jackson by his widow, Mary Anna. It also includes an introduction by Lieutenant-General John B. Gordon, and writings by Fitzhugh Lee and more.



Beyond the Lines: A Yankee Prisoner Loose in Dixie

by John James Geer

John James Geer, a Union soldier captured at the Battle of Shiloh, recounts his experiences as a prisoner in the Confederacy in Beyond the Lines: A Yankee Prisoner Loose in Dixie. This book includes a table of contents.



Constantine the Last Emperor of the Greeks, or the Conquest of Constantinople by the Turks

by Chedomil Mijatovich

Mijatovich’s Constantine the Last Emperor of the Greeks, or the Conquest of Constantinople by the Turks, is a fascinating history of the fall of Constantinople.

A table of contents is included.



Quantrill and the Border Wars

by William Elsey Connelley

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

Quantrill and the Border Wars chronicles the history of William Quantrill and Quantrill’s Raiders.



Germania & Agricola

by Tacitus

Publius Cornelius Tacitus (56 -117 A.D.) was a Roman senator and also one of Rome’s greatest historians. Tacitus’ best known works are The Annals and Histories which examined the rule of the emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero and others. Tacitus’ writing is well known for its insights into the psychology of the politics of his day.

This version of Tacitus’ Germania & Agricola includes an active table of contents.



A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States

by John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was a 19th century politician and political theorist from South Carolina. Calhoun stressed the importance of liberty and also wrote about his views on the U.S. Constitution and government. This version of Calhoun’s A Discourse on the Constitution and Government of the United States includes a table of contents.



Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War

by Frank Alexander Montgomery

Frank Alexander Montgomery was a native Mississippian, and served as Lt. Colonel in the 1st Mississippi Cavalry during the Civil War. Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War offers a fascinating look into 19th century Mississippi. A table of contents is included.



The History of Poland

by S.A. Dunham

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

The History of Poland covers the history of the country from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.



Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military, of William Henry Harrison

by Caleb Cushing

Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military, of William Henry Harrison is a biography of Harrison written before his election as president in 1840. Heraklion Press has included a linked table of contents for easy navigation.



Life of Stephen A. Douglas, United States Senator From Illinois. With His Most Important Speeches and Reports

by Henry M. Flint

Life of Stephen A. Douglas, United States Senator From Illinois. With His Most Important Speeches and Reports is a biography of the 1860 Democratic nominee for president. Heraklion Press has included a linked table of contents.



The Moghul Empire

by Henry George Keene

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

The Moghul Empire covers the history of the empire form the beginning of the 18th century to the early 19th century.



History of Rome to the Battle of Actium

by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

History of Rome to the Battle of Actium is a more than 1,000 page, expansive history of Rome.



A History of Mediaeval and Modern Europe

by Henry E. Bourne

The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

A History of Mediaeval and Modern Europe is a chronicle of European history from 400 A.D. to the end of the 19th century.



The Glorious Whig Revolution 1670-1720: explained with the help of The Vicar of Bray (A grade history lectures)

by George Harris

That old song “The Vicar of Bray” describes how one clergyman kept adapting his politics and theology as politics and religion was continually changing 1670-1720. This lecture goes through the song verse by verse and explains the revolutionary changes to which people in England had to adapt during those years. Events dealt with here include: The Exclusion Crisis;The Revolution of 1688; the Hanoverian Succession.

The upshot of these changes was a massive increase in power for the great Whig landowners. The terms Whig and Tory are also explained (as they applied in the early eighteenth century).

This lecture is for everyone interested in British politics, in the Church of England, in the Glorious Revolution and in the British monarchy. I like to think that readers of English Literature will find it useful background to the Eighteenth Century.



Scopes Monkey Trial: A Defining Event in American History

by Maury Craig

In 1925, two titanic figures of the early twentieth century, Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, represented the opposing forces of modernity and fundamentalism and engaged in an epic battle over the future of America’s education system, and they staged their struggle in a tiny and humid courtroom in the small town of Dayton in eastern Tennessee.

The trial represented a climax of a long struggle over the control of local education in the South, but revealed deeper divisions within society concerning the future path of American society and Christianity. Although the trial only lasted a few days, its legacy continues to influence debates with regard to local-versus-national interests, centralized authority and secularization.

The battle waged by two very distinct political forces, in the trial of high school science teacher John T. Scopes, vividly demonstrated the American political environment of the time. Interestingly, if you understand the political landscape of the early- and mid-1920’s, then you will be able to fully grasp the nature of the political battles being waged in the United States today, for the hearts and minds of our children and the future direction of our country.

They say that history repeats itself, and it is very obvious when you see the battles that these two political factions have waged since the 1860’s and into the modern era.



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