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by Bob BardeSouth End: Sport and Community at the Dock of the Bay is a comprehensive history of the South End Rowing Club. Established in San Francisco in 1873, the South End is the oldest rowing club west of the Mississippi and one of San Francisco's oldest sporting and social institutions. Its history mirrors much of the past of the city itself. The history of this iconic part of San Francisco's waterfront begins with the an exploration of the city's social and sporting milieu in the early post-Gold Ru... more
by Karen Yvonne HamiltonLostmans Heritage follows the author’s journey as she searches for her ancestors from the slave country of Savannah to the wilds of the Florida Everglades. The Everglades is shrouded in mysteries, a tangle of mangroves, waterways, and sawgrass that meanders every which way and is as mutable as the wind. Nothing is ever where you left it. This is where one came to get lost, to hide among the wild things and the Seminoles. Her story begins with her ancestor, Richard Hamilton, an extraordinary and ... more
by Elizabeth RodgerBook1 The story begins with the ethnic cleansing of the Scottish Highlands after the Battle of Culloden. After the torching of their home, enduring a winter of hardship, the Mackenzie family decide their only hope for survival is emigration to the New World. Enduring a harrowing passage, they arrive in Virginia where the father is indentured on a tobacco plantation for a portion of the fares. Through determination and effort, they assimilate into the culture. Book 2 The story follows the oldest ... more
by Elelaurels Pte Ltd
Today, you see fine wire that have been fixed on the windows of the houses. These mesh of wires is not just to provide security but to give a stylish environment. Elelaurels is the renowned supplier of Invisible grille to make the interior lively and secure .
by Glenn Peterson“The Germany of my youth no longer existed. The land of edelweiss and the beautiful blue Danube was gone, swept away by an alien ideology represented by jackboots and the skull and crossbones,” so writes Josef Putcamer in his 1944 diary when he becomes disillusioned with the Nazi regime. Josef tells the story of his friendship with Adolf Hitler from childhood into adulthood. Blinded in one eye by a stone thrown by young Adolf, Josef is spared from the horrors of the Great War. In 1919 he opens a... more
by Roger PossnerSeptember 12, 1924 was Mobilization Day in America. Thirteen million men participated, marching in towns and cities across America. The War Department’s claimed purpose was to demonstrate readiness and patriotism—but what was the danger that made such an event needed? Mobilization Day: Americans Fight Militarism, 1914-1924 reveals a hidden history of American resistance to military values and large military forces.\tThe book opens with the dramatic events leading up to America’s entry into the G... more
by Diane Phelps BuddenTouching letters written by a loving couple; musty letters that detail past lives—my parents’ letters. A housewife and her sailor husband with shared immigrant experiences penned more than 500 letters during World War II, and the letters inform this book. Abridged versions of the letters weave a loving romantic story with actual events occurring on the home front and the battlefront. The letters are further brought to life through the 25 original family photographs and remembrances from the peri... more
by amlu paulFiltration is a method that removes particles from suspension in water.Clearing happens by various instruments that wire concentrating on, flocculation, sedimentation and surface catch. Channels can be planned by the central structure for get, for example expulsion of particles at the outside of the channel media. Channels, as typically comprehended in water treatment all around combine a medium inside which it is standard an epic district of the particles in the water will be gotten.
by Rashid ArshedDear Uncle Sam is an extended letter to Uncle Sam. The author admired him for the good he has done to the nation, but took him to task for his actions that contradict spirit of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and the principles of Human Rights. If Uncle Sam could appreciate humor, the author has woven plenty of it into the 400 years of history, politics and current affairs. The author has also questioned Uncle Sam's romance with democracy, peace and human righ... more
by Cheikh Talibouya NIANGLes défis actuels de la Qâdiriyya sont nombreux et variés puisqu’ils recoupent entièrement ceux de l’Islam dont il est le moteur principal. Cependant, le principal défi est celui de l’éducation et de la clarification des musulmans dans un siècle dominé par la manipulation des consciences par les médias occidentaux qui charrie les virus de l’amalgame et de la désillusion semés par l’idéologie ultra-libérale et les chantres de l’extrêmisme religieux. IL est vrai que nous assistons à un renouveau... more
by Yvette LongAfrican American History: The Untold Stories was written to connect Americans who could benefit from understanding and connecting with their history. An understanding of history helps us to understand who we are while providing direction for who we are capable of becoming. African American History: The Untold Stories will aid African American boys with the interest of having insight into a narrative of their forefathers and a more accurate perception of themselves and their potential. Afr... more
by Whitney GalbraithI am an author here in Colorado Springs who is marketing this new volume internationally and would like to introduce the volume to you as well. The volume is my own father’s stunning WW II POW memoir. I would be pleased to further discuss the project with you in hopes that you will carry the volume. It is a substantial addition to the history of the Pacific War. With appreciation. (Mr.) Whitney Galbraith. 719-633-2740. I would greatly appreciate having your regular e-mail address so that I mi... more
by Jonathan Land EvansThe book is a 400-page compendium of my scholarly papers and essays on the history of the island of Bermuda, selected from my own 'Essays' series of books as well as from other publications (including 13 that were originally published in 'The Bermuda Journal of Archaeology & Maritime History'). The subject-matter is diverse, and includes numerous essays on the island's military, literary and art history as well as more mainstream political and social history.
by Chandra LahiriA life-changing solo voyage of discovery across the blood-soaked Great Plains. A pilgrimage to momentous sites of Native American heritage. Meet the amazing “invisible warriors” fighting impossible odds to reclaim their heritage and share in the American Dream without losing their unique identity, much as their ancestors fought on the battlefields to save their way of life. Nurturing a half-century obsession, he takes the reader along on his astonishing solo road-trip through haunting places o... more
A Rumination on the Role of Love During A Condition of Extreme Conservatism and Extreme Liberalism: A Political Essayby Harvey HavelA non-fiction political essay that stresses the importance of using the ancient political philosophies of love, as pondered by Plato, and how these absolutes of love, as he describes them, ought to be used in our most pressing and current political position of addressing the dangerous American condition of ideological polarization between extreme conservatism and extreme liberalism. Written in 2019 just before a predictably turbulent election period, this essay explores love's valuable applicat... more
by Margaret Eldridge
When the Tasmanian Hmong "gifted" the author with the task of placing their story on record she set about interviewing this small refugee community in Tasmania, Australia's island state. But she did more than that. She traced the history of the Hmong people from the first references in Chinese literature through their chequered history in China until some of them moved into northern Laos. The book describes, largely in their own words, their exodus from hill-tribe homes as a res... more