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  • Tyree, Artist of the South Pacific

    by CJ Cook
    Ralph Burke Tyree was an American artist of the mid-twentieth century, who had a prolific career painting scenes from the South Pacific. His love of the islands was sparked as a WWII marine posted to Samoa where he became the resident, marine-base artist. After the war, he split his years between California and the Pacific, capturing the quiet exoticism of island people and landscapes in oil on board and black velvet. He was one of the premier artists of the Tiki-culture movement that swept the... more
  • Birth and Death of religion

    by Valentine Krumplis
    Religion is the biggest enigma of humanity. It can not be rationalized, or debated because it is completely based on faith, imagination, and fantasy. Religion has shed more blood from humanity, oppressed more human rights, stifled all science for thousands of years, declared half of humanity, women, as inferiors, and given people nothing but useless prayers and promises of joy after death. We can not understand religion but we can only track how they started, and were invented, and how the... more
  • Combat Vet Don't Mean Crazy: Veteran Mental Health in Post-Military Life

    by Duane France

    This book is a collection of articles that first appeared on the Head Space and Timing blog, which can be found at veteranmentalhealth.com . The collected and edited articles, with additional content, have been consolidated into eight themes: Raising Awareness about the Psychological Impact of Military Service Developing, Personal Awareness of the Need for Veteran Mental Health, Developing Resilience to Recover, Developing Skills to Apply to Our Post-Military Life, Personal Satisfaction in ou... more

  • Efficacious Roman Suicide: Suicidal Tendencies in Ancient Rome

    by Michael Boyajian

    The first book on the subject it explains the prevalence of suicide in Rome and the positive view of it through the life and death of over 30 notable Romans.

  • Where Destiny Commands

    by Leila Sen
    Based on true events and discovered memoirs, Where Destiny Commands is a love story set against the flaming backdrop of World War II.…... It is 1940. Invoking the protection of the warrior goddess Kali, destroyer of evil, mother goddess of redemption, time and change, a young Indian doctor prepares to join the IMS in the British Indian Army. The war takes him from his home town of Calcutta (Kolkata) in India to the Middle East where global history is in the making, and the dispute over religi... more
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    by Maitri Shah
  • construction

    by John Pual

    Nowadays advancement is growing well-ordered and one of the genuine parts of our life. All social orders are much aware of how creating and arranging their homes .All plans and plotting changing well-ordered so we consider current examples and plan. House can be pretty much nothing or gigantic, however its grandness is according to how we building and laying out of houses. Frequently society is growing only a solitary model of house so we consider all factors like blueprint unrefined material... more

  • The REAL Story of Pirates - Fun Facts, Tall Tales, and Awesome Activities

    by Gregory B. Edmonds
    "The REAL Story of Pirates" features a genuinely unique collection of interesting facts, personality profiles, and fun pastimes for children and anyone interested in Pirates. Its 70 pages are filled with hours of reading and stimulating activities - with over 40 illustrations, coloring pages, a treasure map maze, a word search puzzle, a true/false quiz, and even suggestions for hosting an inexpensive children’s pirate party!
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of the Synoptic Gospels: With Old Testament References and Interpretations Rendered in Colored Text

    by Walter Schenck
    Finally, the long-awaited KIRKUS BOOK REVIEW RECOMMENDED READ LIST e-book version is presented in paperback. Schenck presents an in-depth look at the Gospels, their relationship to passages in the Old Testament and their placement in the Bible as a whole. Often placing the Gospels side by side when narrating the same events or parables--an arrangement usually reserved for the traditionally synoptic Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, but here also including John--Schenck shows readers a direct... more
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of the Synoptic Gospels: Part One

    by Walter Schenck
    Finally, the long-awaited KIRKUS BOOK REVIEW RECOMMENDED READ LIST e-book version is presented in paperback. Schenck presents an in-depth look at the Gospels, their relationship to passages in the Old Testament and their placement in the Bible as a whole. Often placing the Gospels side by side when narrating the same events or parables--an arrangement usually reserved for the traditionally synoptic Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, but here also including John--Schenck shows readers a direct... more
  • The Jesus Book: An Essential, Mandatory Reading

    by Walter Schenck
    This is the book Amazon tried to suppress - and after legal review, relented. The life of Jesus Christ compiled and merged as one from the four Gospels. Of all the gospel versions out there, this independent reference work of Jesus' life, through the viewpoints of the four gospel writers, is the absolute best. This version renders Jesus' dialogue in red ink, Peter's dialogue in green, Satan's in gray, Mary's in blue, etc. This version can be used by all religious and biblical research groups.... more
  • Reckoned Among the Nations: Denominational Identity in the Philadelphia Baptist Association, 1688-1832

    by Jessica Madison
    Baptists who migrated from England and Wales to the Delaware Valley brought with them conflicting ideas about what it meant to be a Baptist. Doctrinal, cultural, and political differences shaped two competing interpretations of denominational identity, as envisioned by “outsiders” and “insiders.” At the associational level, the contest demanded a certain degree of consensus, and by the early nineteenth century the Philadelphia Baptist Association had committed to an assimilationist path that w... more
  • Warriors and Fools: How America's Leaders Lost the Vietnam War and Why It Still Matters

    by Harry Rothmann
    This is a book about the Vietnam War unlike most. It uses the latest primary sources from the US archives and Presidential libraries as well as from North Vietnamese released sources. It argues that the US lost the Vietnam War (did not achieve its political objectives) because US leaders mistrusted, misunderstood and disrespected one another leading to timid policies and foolish strategies resulting in defeat. American decision makers' inability to understand their enemy was also a primary fa... more
  • Where the Rivers Ran Red-The Indian Fights of George Armstrong Custer

    by Michael Donahue
    This book looks at all of Custer's four Indian fights in a detailed manner and helps to explain his decisions making at "Custer's Last Stand." The book has new information and the author has worked as a park ranger for 30 summers and this work is the result of 45 years of research. No one has ever had the access to the battlefield and the archives as has this author.
  • OTTISSIPPI THE TRUTH about GREAT LAKES INDIAN HISTORY and The Gateway to the West

    by Cheryl Morgan
    The Sweeping History of the Anishinabe Three Fires of Southeast Michigan, Michigan, Ontario, and beyond. The Northwest Territory tribes, governments, states, and territories, connected to the Detroit Strait and Great Lakes. The great hole and puzzle of complex and difficult history hidden and scattered due to time, many name changes and boundary changes. Amazing, In-depth, solid, extraordinary groundbreaking History and Culture. A vast amount of research clarifies and reveals the inaccessibl... more
  • Combat Engineering Equipment of the Warsaw Pact

    by Russell Phillips
    The ability to advance rapidly over sometimes difficult terrain was a key part of the Warsaw Pact's strategy. The Eastern European nations which formed this historic alliance wanted to be able to move quickly and effectively, so they didn't give their enemies an advantage. The vital tools which helped the Warsaw Pact overcome the challenges it faced included a whole range of combat engineering equipment. This book is a factual reference of the equipment which was used throughout the Cold War ... more

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