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by Frederick GoodingAs the largest employer of one of the world’s leading economic and geo-political superpowers, the history of the federal government’s workforce is a rich and essential tool for understanding how the “Great Experiment” truly works. The literal face of federal policy, federal employees enjoy a history as rich as the country itself, while reflecting the country’s evolution towards true democracy within a public space. Nowhere is this progression towards democracy more apparent than with its intern... more
by Janet Godwin MeyerI, Janet Godwin Meyer, grew up on a dirt road in Georgia in the 1950s. My grandparents lived just across the state line in Alabama. Until I was eight years old, I had no idea that our black neighbors (the Collins family) were constantly reminded that they were second-class citizens. My parents accepted the Collins family as true friends who could be relied on to help and love their neighbors. My daddy was strong-willed and independent in his constant support of all our black friends. Shut Godwin... more
by Joseph P. Regan LTC, USAR (ret)My book is an anthology of battles fought in Texas from the year 1758 to 1874. This manuscript is directed at readers who have an interest in Texas or military history. I chose those battles I believed had the most dramatic impact on the course of Texas History. As a military historian, I focused on critical decisions by individual commanders. As much as possible, I tried to use the Battle Analysis System developed by the US Army Command and General Staff College to look at all aspects of a mili... more
by Shukdeb SenThe book “Black Education in White America” opened the window to show our State of American Education in general, and in particular, the Black education. American competitive intellectual output is falling behind globally and our educational superiority is going downhill. The nation is at risk! American education followed a segregated pathway since the birth of this Republic. Brutality of slavery and its legacy transformed a large segment of the African American population into a state of despa... more
by Ignatius VariathGODDESS RUDRA - The Protector The Employment Exchange has appointed and sent a young Brahmin, Vishnudathan Namboothiri, to ‘Alangatu Mana’ for the job of a caretaker. This very old ‘Mana’ presently belongs to the Archaeological Department but there exists a dispute in the court regarding its ownership. The first day itself Vishnudathan faced a serious problem with this old ‘Mana’; the interference of a Goddess who is invisible but stays there as a protector. She will destroy anyone who tries ... more
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by Jeannine GuernThe story of a small community just north of Deadwood, South Dakota in the Black Hills with family ties to many surrounding towns and history reaching back to 1876. Significant enough to warrant preservation help in restoration of the buildings and documenting prehistoric sites, and true original trails.
by Jim BarberMarine vet Jim Barber has compiled a collection of very funny stories about Marine Corps boot camp as told by those who were there. More than 90 very funny stories submitted by Marines, following the age old tradition, who innocently left their secure, teenage life to blunder into the upside down world created by the need to transform them from their soft civilian selves into the proud brotherhood they became. This book will be appreciated by all vets who went through some form of boot camp, as ... more
by Michael Boyajian
The second edition brings closer into light the suicidal tendencies of ancient Rome where it was viewed as a an acceptable life exit strategy as opposed to today where it is a mental health issue. The revised second edition examines the topic in today's light and in the eyes of the Romans.
by Kenneth D. EvansMISSING is the true WWII story of my father, Lt. Donald N Evans. From dirt-poor, small-town roots, Don was the quintessential all-American boy--high school student body president and star athlete. At age eighteen, he was attending college, had fallen in love, and appeared destined for a bright future, Then fate stepped in. Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and America went to war. Don joined the U.S. military, along with millions of other young Americans, and went to war. Before shipping overseas, h... more
by Dean C AlexanderThe publication, Family Terror Networks, the first monograph of its kind, discusses the characteristics of family terror networks and chronicles case studies involving family terror networks across ideologies. It proposed a model for predicting family terror networks and its utility in combating this type of political violence. Additionally, an analysis of the 118 case studies of family connected terrorism involving 138 examples of kin relationships (e.g., brothers, husbands/wives, and fathers/s... more
by Sharon L. WallenbergThis book tells the true story of a WWII hero who saved 100,000 innocent people, disappeared, and the efforts to find out the truth of what happened to him. It involves the governments of three countries, heros and villans, and many twists and turns. It shows what can be accomplished with courage, determination, and compassion. Further, the book takes these lessons learned and applies them to today's issues. It has a surprise ending.
by Michael BoyajianThe Armenians are one of the few ancient people to have survived into modern times enduring the Persians, Greeks, Romans and Byzantines. This is their story.
by Julie JansonGenre: Historical Fiction words, 92,000 words. “The Ghost Horse” follows the life of Iris, a sixteen year old girl and her family in Boulder, Kalgoorlie in the Gold Fields of West Australia on the home coming of her father Albert from 1918 to 1921. A ghost of a horse follows Albert home. Albert Jamesson spends his Sunday afternoons drinking beer from a crate in the backyard and telling World War 1 stories of ‘The Great Ride’ into Beersheba and Damascus. Iris hears it all and tries to keep her ... more
by Thom WallAround the world, people have been throwing and catching objects for millennia, as a form of play, ritual, and entertainment. Cirque du Soleil alum and internationally renowned juggler Thom Wall takes readers on an exciting journey through the history of juggling across time and cultures. Academic in its approach without sacrificing readability, "Juggling – From Antiquity to the Middle Ages: the forgotten history of throwing and catching" is a detailed tour through the development and growth of ... more
by Dr. Charlotte Morris“Called to Serve”. was written to encourage women who have recognized the call of God on their lives. It is also for those women who may be questioning “am I called”? Ephesians: 4: 11 NIV tells us, So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors, and teachers, to equip his people for the work of service. A call to serve others so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith. It is God’s desire that those who are called, lea... more