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  • From Omaha to Da Nang Reflections of a 2-Yr Marine

    by Michael J. Schneider
    From OMAHA to DA NANG Synopsis Not everybody can be a hero but everyone can have an adventure. This book takes you through the rigors and humiliation of Marine Corps Boot Camp and onto the life afterward. What could an enlisted Marine serving during the years 1969 – 1970 expect? Well Vietnam for sure; but this Marine avoided combat even though he served over 14 months in Vietnam. Life in a rear based unit did have its challenges whether it was trying to stay on your feet patrolling the... more
  • American Environmental History: Part One

    by Dan Allosso
    Finally, an American Environmental History for everyone! After years of teaching Environmental History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst without a textbook, Dan Allosso decided to take matters into his own hands. The result is a concise, comprehensive survey covering the material from Dan's undergraduate course in a format that will appeal to anyone interested in how we got where we are today.
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life Volume II

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life: Volume II: Learn to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphics and UFO Writings

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • Igbo Mediators of Yahweh Culture of Life: Volume II: Learn to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphics and UFO Writings

    by Philip Njemanze
    These Books (volumes 1-3): Igbo Mediators of YAHWEH Culture of Life, unveil the historical, religious, archaeological, genetic, ethno-linguistic basis of the Culture of Life. For the first time in modern literature, the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization hidden in hieroglyphic writings are explained. These and other pictographic writings exist in many archives, museums and libraries of many countries both officially unofficially. My intention is to make this knowledge of reading of these a... more
  • POLAND A Profile of the Country Through its Festivals and Traditions

    by Carla Tomaszewski

    This 32-page book for young children provides an overview of Poland through its history,culture and traditions as practiced throughout the year. This is done using simple stories, recipes, craft projects. The book's visual appeal is derived from the lively graphics using original illustrations, photography, art and decorative elements derived from Polish culture.

  • The Emergence of One American Nation

    by Donald Fraser
    Divisiveness is the hallmark of American politics today. Red state versus blue; liberal versus conservative; secular versus religious; the list goes on. Sometimes it seems we are no longer one nation, but in fact we are. Division and argument have always been a part of the American scene, no more so than at our founding. \tIn the Emergence of One American Nation, Donald J. Fraser explores the difficulties that the founding generation confronted in molding the United States into one nation. At t... more
  • The Emergence of One American Nation: The Revolution, the Founders and the Constitution

    by Donald J. Fraser
    Divisiveness is the hallmark of American politics today. Red state versus blue; liberal versus conservative; secular versus religious; the list goes on. Sometimes it seems we are no longer one nation, but in fact we are. Division and argument have always been a part of the American scene, no more so than at our founding. \tIn the Emergence of One American Nation, Donald J. Fraser explores the difficulties that the founding generation confronted in molding the United States into one nation. At t... more
  • the psychic highway

    by Michael Keene
    Category: Non-fiction, historical Synopsis: The Erie Canal delivered people to important places for important reasons, like Susan Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott to Seneca Falls for history’s first women’s convention; to Rochester to meet and support Frederick Douglass and Harriett Tubman or to witness the Fox Sisters summon spirits and their eerie knockings. Or maybe people on the temperance bandwagon hurrying to the Burned Over District so Charles Finney could save their souls. ... more
  • Himalayan Adventures

    by Ken Albertsen
    Narrated by Ken in an easy-going voice. Of the seven real-life stories, five take place in the 19th century, and two take place in the 20th century, including Sir Edmund Hillory's historic first ascent, in 1953, of Mt. Everest, with Tenzing Norgay. Another has a Japanese explorer telling his story of attempting to cross the Himalayas - with his only companions; two sheep. Yet another has a solo climb of one of the Himalayas highest peaks, and having to spend the night standing erect on a vert... more
  • Deconstructing Jack: The Secret History of the Whitechapel Murders

    by Simon Daryl Wood

    You Don't Know Jack.

    Not because he was a quasi-supernatural entity able to perform lightning-fast kerb-side surgery whilst running split-second rings around two London police forces.

    Jack the Ripper did not exist - except within the minds of his creators and those who for one reason or another have attempted for over one hundred years to turn the myth into a reality.

    In 1976 Simon Daryl Wood revealed Stephen Knight's hugely popular Royal Conspiracy to be a farrago of nonsen... more

  • Reflections of Our Gentle Warriors

    by Brad Hoopes
    The stories of seventy veterans of World War II. The book stays away from facts and figures which have long ago been collected, and focuses on the human experience and personal perspective....which adds a powerful dimension to those facts and figures. Now in their eighties and nineties, these veterans tell their stories, many for the first time, giving a fresh perspective to this period in history.
  • Afrique: A Warning for America

    by H. John Poole
    Afrique shows how police investigative procedure is far superior to America's standard way of intelligence gathering where it comes to any "bottom-up-operating" opponent (like a Communist, Islamist, or drug runner). Then, it uses the former to assess the extent to which the 54 countries of strategic-mineral-rich Africa have already been subverted by radical Muslims or Mainland Chinese. After mentioning a few similar incursions on U.S. soil, Afrique talks about how the U.S. military could more e... more
  • Some of My Ancestors are Ottomans and Turks

    by Judy Light Ayyildiz
    SOME OF MY ANCESTORS are OTTOMANS and TURKS is an introduction to Turkish history and a great introduction for Ancestors/Family Tree Studies, International Studies, and Turkish-American Awareness. Excellent for Elementary and Middle School Libraries – a one-of-a-kind book! “In his grandfather’s tales, Jim learns the story of his people and of the grandfather who traveled around the world and settled in the United States. A book for a child wondering about his ancestors, part story telling, pa... more
  • I Had No Idea! 77 little-known historical anecdotes and modern-day stories to have a bit of a laugh and impress your friends

    by Michael Fleischer
    How did the Austrians lose a battle against themselves? Why did the Mexicans get so very upset about the Titanic? Who was that little girl who ensured Abraham Lincoln’s victory at the elections? What soap opera did an entire country go on the barricades for? How do you get on US bestseller lists without having written a single book? How come a fish from Scandinavia needed to be disarmed? How do you get a bored French accountant to spy for China? Oh, and have you by any chance ever wondered how a... more

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