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by Michael Boyajian
From the depopulation of Julfa to the birth of New Julfa these Armenians experience destruction, exodus and sanctuary.. Shah Abass force marches the Armenians into Persia and after much suffering he builds New Julfa for them where they find peace and great prosperity but then oppression returns....
by Neil HamblinWorld Leadership is the story of our world and how societies rise into leadership positions. Societal leadership throughout history has been driven by only a handful of innovations. Societies that have embraced those innovations have moved along a progression of increasing leadership power. Now new innovations are appearing that will have a major impact on the world order, possibly resulting in leadership change. Such a shift could be dangerous without a better understanding of how societie... more
by Giora Ram
"Personal and international events are interlaced in an
exciting and breathtaking journey throughout the
unusual life of the author."
The novel is constructed from three threads:
A chronological factual personal resume,
actual historical events, some well known and documented,
others never published, and international analytical insights,
partly supported by original declassified
CIA and MI6 secret documents.
There were very f... more
by jesse compo
by D Pasupuleti
A Tribute To The motherland" is about India's thousands of years of culture and traditions as a way of life which has forgotten by the Millennial with overindulgence of western materialism especially by the first and second generations of Indians in USA and abroad. They have lost in touch with their Indian roots and at the same time they lack the clarity of their heritage of vast cultural wisdom which was looked up on by famous people like Einstein, Mark Twain, Oppenheimer, Martin Luther King... more
by Jeremy R. MackFirst and foremost, this book is a guide to the Holocaust in Paris. It shows, through photographs and maps, the persons who were actors in the events of the time and where important things happened. These places are marked and their sites a corresponding index identifying the nearby subway stops. In addition to showing these physical markers of the history, the book aims to help the reader to understand what happened. The author reviews the history of the German occupation in Paris and France... more
by Arlen JonesArkansas History: A Journey through Time?The Growth of the Twenty-Fifth State of the Union from 1833 to 1957 places in the hands of students and teachers a curated compilation of excerpts from original sources that tell the story of Arkansas from the founding efforts of the first advocates for the state?s formation in 1833 through the confrontation at the Little Rock Central High School in 1957 that brought international attention to the American civil rights movement. The author, Arlen Jones... more
by Bryn Hammond
Bryn Hammond has written some astonishingly good historical novels. Her Amgalant series brings to life the twelfth-century Steppe as no scholarly history could hope to do. Yet Hammond has immersed herself in her sources; her books are born of painstaking research and breathe a discipline of imagination rarely encountered in historical fiction.
In this scholarly meditation, a digression from her usual writing, Hammond reflects upon the relationship of her own craft to that of th... more
by Michael Boyajian
The story of the Armenians who survived the genocide and escaped to Paris where their intellectuals joined in what Hemingway called the Moveable Feast of expatriate artists and writers in the 1920s. Paris didn't just save a handful of writers who survived the genocide it restored an entire people called the Armenians. With photography
by Dr. Jeffrey SterlingThis first-ever accounting of the 140-year history of Blacks at Northwestern University shares the experiences of African American students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni who studied, worked, struggled and triumphed from the late 19th century to the present. Through over fifty first person accounts, the stories of individuals and groups critical to the progression of the Black experience at Northwestern are used to reveal that evolution.
by jesse compo
Taghi Erani, a Polymath in Interwar Berlin: Fundamental Science, Psychology, Orientalism, and Political Philosophy (2019)by Younes JalaliWe follow the footsteps of a young man from Qajar Persia and his discovery of the bewildering life in 1920s Berlin, Weimar era & its descent into the abyss during the Third Reich, which parallels the story unfolding in his home country; the constitutional order sprouting in Qajar gets sabotaged by a military man that takes hold of the country, founding the Pahlavi dynasty. In the process, we see his brush with great names in science (Nernst, Planck, Einstein), German orientalism (Mittwoch, Beck... more
by Michael Boyajian
The Armenians of India: Merchants of Empires from the Age of Vishnu and Home Again tells the story of the 2000 year relationship between India and its Armenians. The diaspora of Armenian merchants in India were at the center of a global trading network and at the center of their lives were their churches which remain as monuments to the diaspora in India.
by Katina RankinIn "March On Children! The Story of James Meredith’s March Against Fear” — Katina Rankin teaches children that one person can make a difference. The text traces what was supposed to be Meredith’s lone journey on foot from Memphis, Tenn. to Jackson, Miss. Each page filled with Meredith’s own words is based on countless interviews with him. The storytelling provides insight for children on how to be bold and brave.
by John Thor EwingBloodfeud was built into the structure of society in sixteenth-century Scotland, and feuding was governed by its own rules. This book examines a turbulent period in Clan Cameron’s history, spanning the last years of the chiefship of Donald Dow McConnell (1553-69) and the early years of Allan McConnell Dow (1569-1647). As rival factions vied for power, it was unclear who would lead the clan into the next century. Usually misunderstood as a blatant attempt by the Camerons of Erracht to seize powe... more
by John Thor EwingOriginally published in 1904 from articles written for 'Celtic Monthly', R. S. T. MacEwen's clan history controversially conflated the histories of several families of the Scottish surnames MacEwan, McEwan, MacEwen, McEwen, Ewan, Ewans, Ewen and Ewing. The wealth of information contained in the book was all too often misinterpreted or used in support of false assertions. Now with the addition of notes by John Thor Ewing, Commander of Clan Ewing, it's possible at last to get back to the real hist... more