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by Syed Firasat Shah
This is the English translation of a classic book on the subject of Jihad in Islam originally written and published in 1927 in the Urdu language by renowned scholar Sayyid Abul A'ala Maududi. A major part of the book deals with the comparative study of the concept of a just war in varíous theologies. This book covers various important events of World War I in great detail and provides a critical analysis of the conflict and post conflict development of international accords with re... more
by Friedrich von CallisenA rare opportunity to read a German Torpedoboat commander's view of the war during 1914-1915. Lt. Callisen recounts his immediate pre and early war experiences commanding V188 to include the Heligoland Bight action, the Whitby Hartlepool bombardment, the routines and dangers of sorties leading to his account of being torpedoed by H.M. E16. Assigned to command torpedboboat V191, Calisen also describes his Baltic Sea experiences culminating in the double sinking of V191 and the cruiser Bremen to R... more
by Alex DomenechI developed an Authentic, Original, and Unique methodology for the purpose of Bible Interpretation, that will engage the reader and stimulate his/her interest in Bible reading and study, and engage them into a progressive and healthy discussion about the topics included in my book.
by Edward ThompsonAt its time, the Tiger 1 was the most dangerous and most feared armored fighting vehicle (AFV) in the world, getting the recognition it deserved. However, this specific tank alone has a reputation far beyond the expectation for the few numbers that were produced. Delve headlong into the WWII German Tiger Tank history with this whimsical, eye-catching graphic illustration of the awe-inspiring Tiger Tank. Our characters?Sydney, the commander of the Tiger 217, and her fellow Crew Hens, Sara the gun... more
by Ann Marie AckermannFrom the depths of German and American archives comes a story one soldier never wanted told. The first volunteer killed defending Robert E. Lee’s position in battle was really a German assassin. After fleeing to the United States to escape prosecution for murder, the assassin enlisted in a German company of the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican-American War and died defending Lee’s battery at the Siege of Veracruz in 1847. Lee wrote a letter home, praising this unnamed fallen volunteer defe... more
by Max Reed
by Elaine Parker AdamsThe book traces the life story of the Rev. Peter W. Clark, a 19th century black Methodist minister in Louisiana. Clark served across the state, and each assignment is reviewed. He built churches and nurtured faith. He was once known as "City Missionary" in New Orleans and held the position of district superintendent in the Lake Charles.District. The book also tells of the struggles of his family to survive the ravages of tuberculosis. The final chapters describe the achievements of two of hi... more
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by Mark EricsonTime Fulfilled 2031 is about the return of Jesus Christ to rapture the Christians and judge the world including what may happen between that date and 2040. It uses astronomy (not astrology) and historic events in the Bible to determine the dates for the birth of Abraham, the Creation of Adam, the birth of Jesus and the rebirth of Jesus at His resurrection. It then uses these dates along with additional Bible references, the ancient Jewish wedding and a future astronomical event to develop the 20... more
by Christopher Brian BookerThe Black Presidential Nightmare is the first book to comprehensively analyze the long relationship between the presidency and African Americans. Beginning with George Washington and ending with Barack Obama, the book's 754 pages are filled with interesting accounts of this contentious relationship. Each president's personal biography, thought, and policies are discussed in a lively and readable manner creating, in effect, a black history of the American presidency.
by Herb Van FleetThis book contains a series of Op-Eds written by the author. If the reader is looking for material to use in ESSAYS or REPORTS, or for REFERENCE, or even in DISCUSSION GROUPS, this book may be of help. The various "Ponderings" herein may also be used to generate NEW IDEAS or as BACKGROUND or SUPPORT in other works."
by Erika Schelby
As a German American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest, aspects of Spanish and English worldviews collide. With exquisite detail and stark honesty, Erika Schelby expertly weaves a story of culture, exploration, and belonging in this beautiful narrative. From ancient events to the modern day, from the tectonic plates below to the desert above, Schelby’s rendition of the region’s diverse histories is un... more
by Bruce McAllisterAs an aspiring teenage photographer, Bruce McAllister documented life in Hana, Hawaii’s Paradise, in the 1950s, shooting Kodachrome photographs with his reliable Leica. In this book he has added historical photographs from local and multiple sources to compile this book. There are rare photographs of Paul Fagan, who turned Hana from a failing sugar mill into an exotic tourist destination. There are also chapters on the infamous but colorful Hana Highway, Hana’s beaches, the original Hotel Hana-M... more
by Linda SeebethAs a Dustoff medic, John Seebeth flew aboard Army helicopter ambulances in Vietnam. The legendary Huey Dustoff choppers were unarmed and often flew into hot LZs without gunship escort. After flying missions for nine months--striving to save lives of wounded soldiers--John received a gunshot wound to his neck during a rescue mission. Linda collaborated with John to write An Introduction to War. The novel is based on historic facts derived from personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, medical... more
by Bill HorneThe Improbable Community: Camp Woodland and the American Ideal tells the story of a summer camp founded in 1939 in upstate New York that brought together city kids of varying ethnicities to share in the music, folklore and traditions of one another… well before the Civil Rights Movement took hold.
by a.t. berrganDo not let the childish cover of elude you that the story is for children (only 8 and above) .. it was.. of course...written for children ... but if you were a teacher for children or a father of children or a mother of children ... If you were a children's literature writer. If you have any vestiges of children's imagination this novel is directed to you before any other child ... knowing that geniuses in any field have succeeded in their lives because of their childish imagination, and their v... more