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  • William Hart: Catalogue Raisonne and Artistic Biography

    by Gary L. Stiles

    This is the catalogue raisonne and biography of William Hart (1823-1894), the Scottish-American Hudson River School painter. Almost 2100 oil paintings have been identified and characterized with more than 900 images (many in color). This is the first comprehensive study of this important American nineteenth century painter. The book has been characterized as a "thought-provoking and enlightening."

  • Place Names: Their Origin and Meanings

    by Martin Ettlinger
    This easy-to-read non-fiction will appeal to anyone interested in history, geography, or language. It is unique in that it gives you, not only the origin of the place-name, but additional information that would be of interest to travelers. There are 1100 entries, many of which have more than one possibility for the meaning of the name. Many have wondered how nations, states, cities and physical features on the map have gotten their names. This book has the answers.
  • Boone: An Unfinished Portrait

    by Daniel Firth Griffith
    A wild biography of Daniel Boone through a sensative and rich examination of his wilderness, the Early American West. We know the name, but do we know the man? Was Daniel Boone a woodsman-philosopher or American Patriot? Boone was and is still today a convenient symbol, employed by anyone who thinks they are an American. But what if he wasn't an American? And what if he doesn't want our employment? In this sensitive and philosophical work, we dive into the rich mythology of American literature... more
  • Creating Christianity - A Weapon Of Ancient Rome

    by Henry Davis

    A profound and controversial investigation of a complex theme - the war that led to the fall of Jerusalem and the creation of the Christian religion. The religious and political battle between the people of Judea and the Jewish and Roman aristocracies is presented in an unconventional narrative, which investigates ancient evidence, quotes from the work of respected authorities on the subject, and states controversial opinions openly. Its main conclusion is that the New Testament (the new law)... more

  • "Roger Ball!, Odyssey of a Navy Fighter Pilot"; "Alika, Odyssey of a Navy Dolphin", and soon to be released, Black Lion ONE, th

    by Donald E. Auten
    Black Lion ONE The Resurrection and Ascension of the Black Lions—Synopsis The historical biography of John Monroe “Hawk” Smith, Navy fighter pilot, is a gripping account of valor, sacrifice, and adventure during one of the most tumultuous periods in carrier aviation. Roger Ball!, the first work, takes the reader on Hawk Smith’s wild ride. Black Lion ONE, the sequel, continues the odyssey of “Hawk” Smith with the same white-knuckle intensity and on-scene story-telling narrative as its prede... more
  • World War 2 - The Call of Duty: A Complete Timeline

    by Liam Dale
    ✔️CONTAINS OVER 100 RARE ARCHIVE PHOTOS & ILLUSTRATIONS. The unforgettable history of World War II presented in a chronological timeline format. This is THE definitive guide to WW2 in 24 chapters – each chapter covers a 3-month period throughout the war years of 1939 – 1945. To really understand the concept of war, on a global scale, the World War II years of 1939 to 1945 provide perhaps the first complete overview of man’s inhumanity to man, alongside the bravery and heroism that show the... more
  • Warriors and Fools Textbook Edition Volume 1

    by Harry Rothmann
    This book and its accompanying other volume constitute a textbook edition of my work Warriors and Fools: How America’s Leaders Lost the Vietnam War and Why It Still Matters. I have decided to make my original work - still available in their eBook, hardbound, and paperback versions - into this textbook edition of two volumes. That way I can share with readers the important pictures, maps, diagrams and tables that I had gathered in my research but did not include in my original work. My intent ... more
  • Out of No Way: Madam CJ Walker & A'Lelia Walker A Poetic Drama

    by Rojé Augustin
    New York, NY, July 2020 — Author, producer and emerging poet Rojé Augustin has written a groundbreaking debut collection of dramatic poems about hair care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker and her daughter A’Lelia Walker. Out of No Way: Madam C.J. Walker & A’Lelia Walker, A Poetic Drama tracks Walker’s phenomenal rise from penniless orphan to America’s first self-made female millionaire in dramatic verse. Born Sarah Breedlove to former Louisiana slaves in 1867, Madam C.J. Walker was orphaned at... more
  • The Solomons Campaigns 1942-1943: From Guadalcanal to Bougainville Pacific War Turning Point

    by William L. McGee

    Vol. II in the Pacific war series Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII by William L. McGee

    Winner of the Silver Medal Award for History from the Military Writers Society of America

    Two months after the Battle of Midway, 4-6 June 1942, the first major turning point in the Pacific war, came the Solomons Campaigns.

    From 7 August 1942 to 25 November 1943, bloody battles were fought in the Solomon Islands. When they were... more

  • Pacific Express: The Critical Role of Military Logistics in World War II

    by William L. McGee

    Vol. III in the Pacific war series Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII by William L. McGee.

    PACIFIC EXPRESS was selected by the Marine Corps Commandant for the Professional Reading List (also known as the Marine Corps Reading List) on the subject of logistics.   

    Under one cover, award-winning World War II Pacific war historian William L. McGee presents an edited collection of the best works by other m... more

  • The Amphibians Are Coming!: Emergence of the 'Gator Navy and Its Revolutionary WWII Landing Craft

    by William L. McGee

    Vol. I in the Pacific war series Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII by William L. McGee

    A history of the revolutionary amphibious landing craft of World War II – LCTs (Landing Craft, Tank), LSTs (Landing Ship, Tank), and LCIs (Landing Craft, Infantry) – designed and built specifically to land assault troops and equipment on a hostile or potentially hostile beach.

    Under one cover:

    • A brief history of amphibious warfare from t... more
  • Bertha - shine like the dawn

    by Lisa M. Hutchison
    Bertha, a treat for lovers of historical romance. A tale of love told from the perspective of a German family who lived through gut-wrenching trials and tribulations that will keep you captivated. A mesmerizing, eye-opening story of pre- and post-war-torn Germany, with the power of family, love, and endurance shining through
  • The British Army Reference for Ulysses Scholars

    by Peter L. Fishback

    Reference book on the Late Victorian and Edwardian British Army from the perspective of the reader of Joyce's Ulysses.

    This is the first volume of a two volume work entitled The British Army on Bloomsday. It contains a history of the British Army through 1904 with an emphasis on Ireland and Irish history. Includes extensive, detailed material on commissioned and enlisted life during the Late-Victorian Era (especially for Irish soldiers), the Irish Militia, the armies of th... more

  • GPS tracking system qatar

    by Sarra Khan
    Mobitrack® is an affordable GPS Tracking System in Qatar, usually as a vehicle tracking system, successfully used by many companies (for business vehicle tracking), public sectors, and personal households all around the world. For More Info:- https://www.mobitrackonline.com/
  • A Theft of Privilege: Harvard and the Buried History of a Notorious Secret Society

    by L.M. Vincent
    In the early hours of May 21, 1905, a wealthy and socially prominent Harvard senior named Benjamin Joy was arrested as an accomplice in the theft of a bronze plaque from the Phillips Brooks House. The theft was one in a long history of “stunts” perpetrated by a Harvard Secret Society known as the “Med. Fac.,” its members taken from the most prestigious of the Harvard clubs and representing the elite of New England society. Despite all varieties of mischief, ranging from practical jokes to cri... more
  • Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History

    by Saif Samir
    This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that has caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.

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