all ebooks in category: Historical French Biographies (15)

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
English | December 2nd, 2014 | ISBN: 006226205X, 0062262068 | 481 pages | EPUB | 9.91 MB

A renowned scholar brings to life medieval England's most celebrated knight, William Marshal—providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior …

Cockleshell Commando: The Memoirs of Bill Sparks [Repost]
English | October 20, 2008 | ISBN: 0850529298 | 224 pages | EPUB | 8.79 Mb

One of only two survivors of the famous Cockleshell Hero raid, Bill Sparks' war and postwar career has never before been told in full. In …

Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
English | March 5, 2002 | ISBN: 0465018602 | 368 pages | PDF | 3.83 Mb

The most important scientist of the twentieth century and the most important artist had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar …

A House For Spies: SIS Operations into Occupied France from a Sussex Farmhouse
English | 2020 | ASIN: B082WM8N1F | 289 Pages | EPUB | 2.37 MB

Edward Wake-Walker charts the experiences of numerous agents, such as Gilbert Renault, Christian Pineau and Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, and the networks of operatives that they created …

Tocqueville's Discovery of America
English | EPUB | 2.5 MB

Alexis de Tocqueville is more quoted than read; commentators across the political spectrum invoke him as an oracle who defined America and its democracy for …

The Backwash of War : An Extraordinary American Nurse in World War I
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1421426714 | 259 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

'We are witnessing a phase in the evolution of humanity, a phase called War—and the slow, onward progress stirs up the slime in the shallows, …

Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard
English | April 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 0241283582 | 288 pages | EPUB | 13.67 MB

Søren Kierkegaard, one of the most passionate and challenging of modern philosophers, is now celebrated as the father of existentialism - yet his contemporaries described …

«The Age of Napoleon» by Thomas Dyer
English | ISBN: 9781531284497 | EPUB | 0.7 MB

THE celebrated phrase of Louis XIV, "I am the State", proclaimed the consummation of despotism. He asserted, and it was true, that the people, as …

Thomas Paine's Rights of man: a biography
2006 | 160 Pages | ISBN: 0871139553 | EPUB | 3 MB

Thomas Paine was one of the greatest advocates of freedom in history, and his Declaration of the Rights of Man, first published in 1791, is …

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership
English | ISBN: 0062880152, 0062978837 | 2020 | EPUB | 352 pages | 50 MB

"Larson's elegantly written dual biography reveals that the partnership of Franklin and Washington was indispensable to the success of the Revolution." —Gordon S. Wood From …