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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
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 Karl PorfirioMy Daddy's Heart is Purple was inspired by a father who lost his son after receiving a Purple Heart. Though the heartache of the loss always remains, so goes along with it the pride of knowing his son sacrificed for the country we so love. Because his son also left behind a son, the goal was for all children who have experienced this loss can also share the pride of their parents who loved and served their country.
by arjun shankarThe past century saw a rapid growth in the field of specialized agriculture based on machines, chemical technologies, and plant breeding. Sustainable agriculture has become one of the most sought-after means to attain development. Many traditional farming practices have embraced genetic modification. Biotech Laboratories from across India are working on innovative and sustainable agriculture solutions. Historical records suggest that ancient Egyptians are pr... 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 Henry DavisThe book critically examines, researches, verifies and sympathetically explains how two discoveries show that the New Testament was intended to be used as a weapon after the first Roman-Jewish War and that the authors were the Calpurnius Piso family, one of Rome's most distinguished Senatorial families.
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