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  • Batavia's First Lady

    by Dot King
    Lucretia Jans, fondly known as Cressje, is devastated by the death of her three young children from diphtheria. In her grief, she seeks the help of Francisco Pelsaert, the commander and upper merchant, and sails on Batavia to join her husband in Java. The ship is wrecked on Hootman’s Abroholos off Western Australia. Pelsaert and Jacobsz the skipper set off in the longboat to find freshwater. They had already travelled a third of the way to Java, so they sail on to Java to get help. The third in ... more
  • Jailed For Freedom

    by Karen Commins
    Although half of the population, women were treated as second class citizens in the United States and denied the fundamental right to vote. In 1872, Susan B. Anthony dared to cast her vote in a national election. She was arrested, tried, and convicted of the crime of "voting without having a lawful right to vote". Women continuously asked for the vote. They pleaded for it for decades. Some states granted enfranchisement, but Congress could not be persuaded to adopt an amendment guaranteeing w... more
  • Somersett or Why and How Benjamin Franklin Orchestrated the American Revolution

    by Phillip Goodrich
    Benjamin Franklin, the colonial American polymath, had become frustrated when his beloved Philadelphia was being threatened by the French during King George's War. The proprietor of Pennsylvania had bluntly refused to provide military defense, or to contribute to a militia, and had forbidden Franklin from raising a "home guard" to protect Philadelphia. In his frustration, Franklin turned to London for a solution that would wrest Pennsylvania from its miserly proprietor, and was turned away by bo... more
  • Soyuz 1: The Death of Vladimir Komarov

    by Asif Siddiqi
    In April 1967, the immediate futures of both the United States and the Soviet space programs were shrouded in mystery. NASA was still trying to understand the causes of the fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1 on the launch pad, and no one seemed to know how well Apollo would recover from this catastrophe. The Soviet Union’s human space program had not been heard from for 25 months, but rumors were flying that something big was in the offing as the 50th anniversary of Russia’s October Revolutio... more
  • Pandemic History: Facts You Wish to Know from Spanish Flu to the Current Events

    by Victor Cohen
    The book is a compendium of research abouct facts with regard the pandemics in history till the current events and it would like to help the readers to answer to the following questions: What do You know about Pandemics!? Facts and Fiction! Which is the Current Situation?! What will happen in the future?! Intermittent infectious disease outbreaks have had significant and enduring effects on populations throughout history. The cultural, political, and social facets of human society have been pro... more
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: A Century of Honor, 1921-2021

    by Phililp Bigler
    For one hundred years, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has served as the nation’s most cherished shrine to the country’s fallen military soldiers. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: A Century of Honor, 1921-2021 , tells in detail this amazing story within the context of American history. Following a tradition established by the British and French, an American Unknown from the Great War was interred on the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheater on Armistice Day 1921. The hastily build, simple marble sa... more
  • Infinity: A Crown of Golden Leaves

    by Catalina DuBois
    Sara becomes torn between love & duty when she is chosen by the gods to assassinate the father of her beloved. Emperor Titus is the most ruthless villain in the world. Killing him seems to be her only option but Sara soon finds that there is so much more to the tyrant than meets the eye.
  • Infinity: The Fifth Bride of Pharaoh

    by Catalina DuBois
    Sara, a princess & free spirit in her own right, has been promised to Pharaoh Amenemhat, but she is not one to go quietly into her duties as a bride & mother of future rulers of Egypt. When Sara & her friend, Sobek, disguise themselves as commoners & venture out, Sara’s journey of the heart begins with a clumsy moment, a chance encounter, & a kiss born out of tradition.
  • The Encyclopedia Of American Animated Television Shows

    by David Perlmutter
    An encyclopedia of animated television shows in the United States and Canada from the 1940s to the 2010s.
  • America 'Toons In: A History Of Television Animation

    by David Perlmutter
    A history of animation made for television in the United States between the 1940s and 2010s.
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    by eiden phlip
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    by christiano francis
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    by lara rose
    The wedding photography is the typical thing that can't be avoided in the wedding. Directly the best wedding photographer bangalore has become a great deal of universality among the people. The image takers are endeavoring to give the best and in the current style photos and chronicles for the couple. In earlier days the wedding photography is used to see the people who are checked out the wedding and what they resembles following... more
  • Save Your Ammo: Working Across Cultures for National Security

    by Winston Sieck
    Save Your Ammo is the practical, plain-language guide to working across cultures for national security. Join servicemembers who have served all over the world on action-packed journeys through puzzling encounters in Russia, Korea, Iraq, and many more. Cognitive psychologists Rasmussen and Sieck have distilled the advice in this book from interviews with more than 200 national security personnel. Seasoned professionals who have spent their careers interacting with foreign populations and partner... more
  • In the Land of Morning Calm

    by Irv Sternberg
    They were only boys when the Korean War started in June 1950. Three joined the Marines, one enlisted in the Army. On November 23, they enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving Day in snow-covered hills in North Korea. Four days later they found themselves fighting for their lives against hordes of Chinese soldiers in the brutal Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. That epic struggle--and the withdrawal that followed--has become part of Marine Corps lore. This is the story of how those boys became men a... more
  • The Teachers of Ancient Greece and Rome: The Benefactors of Civilization

    by Michael Boyajian

    The teachers of our own time are held in high regard as they were in Ancient Roman and Greek times.  Learn about these teachers from a teacher of our own time as we go beyond Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.  "Education is the key to success in life and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students," - - Hon. Solomon Ortiz.  "The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching," -- Aristotle.