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by Jacqueline Widmar StewartFinding Burgundy means combing the continent – and what revelations that yields! From protagonists to protectors, Burgundian women led the charge in defending Europe’s resident families and their treasures. The Burgundy family shaped ancient Europe in defense, trade, innovation, art, literature and, naturally, wine. What happened to those days of gender equality? With this book series, a wealth of discovery awaits the seekers of the Celtic world.
by Elliott L. WatsonThink you know everything there is to know about the Nazis? Think again. Do you know what a Beefsteak Nazi is? Were you aware that the Holocaust can be traced back to the murder of one German baby? Did you know that the Nazis were able to control Hollywood during the 1930's? "Teacher Elliott Watson – one half of the excellent Versus History team – takes his passion for history well beyond the classroom in writing this enlightening guide to the hidden history of Nazi Germany." Dr Carrie Gibson, a... more
by A. Robert NeurathThe book describes the employment of German, Austrian and Czech professionals by the Republic of Turkey after the rise of Hitler; the protection of Jews by Turkish diplomats in France; and the island of Rhodes; the safekeeping of Jews by Albanian and Bosnian Muslims; and the rescue of a Jewish family by an Egyptian physician in Germany. Their careers in visual arts, architecture, literature, archeology, music, business and politics, respectively, are recounted. These facts are contrasted with pr... more
by Laurence PhDThe book is about how Arab terrorist easily get into The Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, graduate and the go to Kirkland Air Force Base, where factually the US keeps most of its nuclear weapons. They manage to steal 6 nuclear bombs. They also manage to get the USA presidency secret code for activating nuclear bombs. They explode nuclear bombs and destroy the cities of New York and Washington. They fail in destroying other cities, The postscript deal with the USA response to the Arabs and... more
by Kathleen Vail
Filled with intimate glimpses of ancient Greek life, Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles offers an exciting exploration of the spectacular shield created for Achilles by Hephaistos, the ancient Greek god of the forge. Featuring images of the life-size shield she created in brass, Vail also offers a new verse translation of Homer's elaborate description from Book 18 of the Iliad, as well as abundant photographs of ancient Greek vases illustrating the Trojan War. Chasing the... more
by Paul MylesThis is the story of how an unknown and lowly Englishman came to be thrust onto the international stage with world-changing effect. While Thomas Paine is known by all Americans as one of their founding fathers, he remains relatively obscure in Great Britain. Thomas Paine's skill as a writer was recognised by George Lewis Scott, a commissioner of Excise, who was at the height of English society. Scott had been trying to reduce the corruption that was endemic in the Excise Service, Paine had suffe... more
by Michael Boyajian
The History of the Armenian Speaking People. The History of the Armenian Speaking People is a whirlwind history from a great Persian king left unburied by his own troops to marching to the end of the known world to fighting the Romans to a standstill to serving the Byzantines to the powerful diaspora of today.
by John Murray“Let the truth be told.” That’s the message behind author and former covert operative John Murray’s second non-fiction offering, Code Name: Papa – My Extraordinary Life Hiding in Plain Sight. The book describes Murray’s 30 years of covert operative work in support of the U.S., Canada and various European governments while illustrating a world that few people see – or even realize exists.
TO MY BEST GIRL - Courage, Honor and Love in the Civil War: The Inspiring Life Stories of Rufus Dawes and Mary Gatesby Steve MagnusenThis is the extraordinary true story of a citizen soldier and the girl he loves, as both become embroiled in our nation’s Civil War. Rufus Dawes emerges from a troubled family to become an officer in the famous Iron Brigade, thrust into horrific battles. But, before these stirring war scenes is the early life of an intelligent descendant of prolific ancestors who helped form the United States and the Northwest Territory. Rufus falls in love with vibrant Mary Gates while living in histor... more
by John G. AnagnosThe book is the first in a series of educational and historical books focusing on the U.S. presidents. It is a well documented and researched biography of William Jefferson Clinton, our 42nd president. It also includes a biography of former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, when they met at Yale through the election of 2000.
by Wolfgang MackAn examination on dictatorships, how they happen and what they do to the people and their nations
by Darren RamonAn ancient document is given to a young man as part of an inheritance from his grandfather after the funeral. The letter takes him back to another time and connects him to an ancestor he knew very little of. Read about Diego and his amazing accomplishments that he performed for the sake of peace with the natives. This is part of Texas History and new Spain as confirmed by authorities in this field.
by Dean C. AlexanderDean C. Alexander’s groundbreaking book, Family Terror Networks, analyzes the emerging and troubling facets of family terror networks. After addressing general principles of terrorism, the work discusses the characteristics of family terror networks. The book chronicles over one hundred case studies involving family affiliated terrorism across extremist ideologies. Also, it proposes a model for predicting and combating this type of political violence. Furthermore, the volume describes law enforc... more
by Wendy GoerlFive Theories on the Fitz looks at the sinking of SS Edmund Fitzgerald in context--both with other boats on Lake Superior that night and other founderings of lake freighters--and why the major theories of her sinking have been favored or dismissed by investigative agencies.
by Darrell DukeIreland. 1778. The British have been ruling here for centuries. Edward “Red” Houlihan is a Rebel – an Irishman continually rejecting the tyranny of his country’s invaders. Red travels from his home island, Inis Meáin, in Galway Bay to the mainland where he continues his journeys on his faithful horse, Bolg. Red retrieves his wife, Ellen, and their son, John. He plans to take them away, leave Ireland for good, across the ocean to a place called Newfoundland. To avoid capture, Red decides to run... more
by Patrick HornDuring post Civil War era reconstruction, former slave Pad Pennywell had hopes of starting a new life with his wife, daughter and adopted family in Texas. Little did Pad know that his life was about to be torn apart, when his family is brutalized by a band of thieves and murderers along the Harrisonburg Rd, a stretch of trail that connects the Natchez trace with the El Camino Real. Taken captive by John West, a psychopathic murderer who’s charm and hypocrisy are only matched by his lust for blo... more