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by Mark HouserMore than 100 years ago, towering marvels like New York's Flatiron Building thrilled the public and transformed cities across the country. Now take a tour of the best of these elegant landmarks still standing today in 31 U.S. and 5 international cities. Packed with colorful tales of the powerful executives and self-made millionaires who commissioned the country's first skyscrapers, MultiStories also traces the emergence of modern corporations in banking, media, transportation, insurance, manufac... more
by Patrick DaviesSomething is going badly wrong in America. But what is really happening, why, and what does it mean? Could the US itself now be the greatest threat to the future of the West? In this fascinating account of America today, Patrick Davies, former British Deputy Ambassador to the US, sets out to understand how America, blinded by myths of its own exceptionalism, has failed to tackle serious political, social and economic problems which are exacerbating divisions in its society, poisoning its pol... more
by Amy McVay AbbottThe history of Reuben, Washington, Anna, and LeNore, four generations of the Long family, is also the story of thousands of pioneers who left the East Coast after the Revolutionary War in search of a better life. Reuben Long's children and grandchildren fought to keep the Indiana farm in the family. For the Longs and other farm families in the United States, permanent ownership meant economic security, a ready supply of food (if Mother Nature did her part), and one of the few wealth-building op... more
by Harle H. TinneyWith some new stories and pictures, the third edition of THE GHOSTS OF BELCOURT CASTLE recounts stories of apparitions seen, heard, and experienced in Newport, Rhode Island’s “Gilded Age” mansion of the Belmont Family. Belcourt stood empty for fifteen years until the Tinney Family purchased it in 1956. A residence and showplace, the castle was furnished with antiques from thirty-three countries and some of them were HAUNTED.
by Michael TisserandEisner Award-winning bIography of George Herriman, the cartoonist behind "Krazy Kat."
by W. Patrick LangMemoir of a soldier who came from a family of soldiers, fought in Vietnam, became a leading figure in US intelligence, a scholar on Middle East affairs after serving as military attache and special advisor in a number of Arab countries, and as a senior Defense Intelligence Agency officer.
by Angela Fortnum"Every family has a story. And for Angela Fortnum, her maternal family story would begin eight generations before her and reach back to the turn of the eighteenth century in England?and it is a story that she will tell and continue today. In Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire, author Angela Fortnum shares a well-researched family history of her maternal grandfathers, offering a compelling window into the life and times of her ancestors. This history chronicles the Page family?s shift from... more
by Albin BennyHearing misfortune is viewed as a perpetual impedance and is irreversible. We approach every single patient with most extreme consideration and individual consideration as for their prerequisites and suggest the best brand listening devices from premium makers with an eye on the budget.Wax evacuation is completed by methods for an attractions gadget and a magnifying lens. It is sufficiently helpful to put inside the ear trench related with the pull machine and can eliminate the obstructing. It d... more
by Andrew Porter BrownIn 55 years of teaching in both high school and college, I’ve always wondered why American history is presented the way it is. History texts try to cover the big picture and students never get an understanding of our wars – how they are the eyes and memory of the veterans who fought the battles in the big campaigns described by their textbook. I went to a writing seminar conducted by the celebrated Civil War historian Shelby Foote and he was gracious as Southern gentlemen are who smoke pipes and... more
by Carol A. Strickland
Up the patriarchy!
Come read about Diana, Princess and Champion of the legendary Amazons, presented in an ever-so-slightly opinionated manner that will explain everything important about the lady starring in Those Movies and comics. She’s been around since 1941, you know, and has seen a lot of changes through the years.
If you take your aspirin when warned, you’ll even learn about her beloved younger sister, Donna Troy, who suffers from the worst continuity in comic bo... more
by Jeffrey MargolisThe President's Pen: Reflections of Presidential Literature is an examination of the writings of sixteen Presidents of the United States. From Thomas Jefferson to Donald Trump, this work provides the reader with the historical background of the men as well as anecdotical stories about their motivation for wanting to get into print.
by Paul MaruyamaIn the closing days of WWII, the Soviet Union attacked and occupied Japanese-controlled northern China, then called Manchuria. Immediately, misery and death from cold, hunger, disease, and brutality descended on the Japanese civilians at the hands of the Soviet Army and revenge-seeking mobs and bandits. Nearly 2,500 Japanese, mostly the elderly and children, died daily. Three courageous Japanese men embarked on a secret mission and escaped to Japan to eventually bring about an end to the Manchur... more
by James R OdrowskiIn World War II, the U.S. Army’s 44th General Hospital found themselves at ground-zero of the Japanese counterattack on the island of Leyte. As Japanese infantry infiltrated and enemy paratroopers dropped around them, the 44th’s officers faced a life-or-death decision. With over 200 patients, the Japanese surrounding them, and no option to retreat, they had to act fast. Should they uphold their oath to “do no harm”? Or do they arm the medical staff and defend themselves and their patients? Do th... more
by Sonu Kapoor
by Victor Torvich
In Subsurface History of Humanity, Victor Torvich briefly reviews the mankind's history for the last 44 thousand years. The book will help you to make sense of the history of humankind. Victor Torvich found the objective direction of the development of humanity. That direction is not related to subjective terms like purpose, destiny, meaning, happiness, higher morale, or alike. Victor Torvich specializes in the complex system of humanity. Insights from his academic papers on this topic he... more