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  • Kampala Uni

    by adil balti
    Kampala International University
  • Plotting to Stop the British Slave Trade

    by Jane Aptekar Reeve
    This is an innovative biography about an adventurous, game-changing traveller in Africa during the West’s ‘Enlightenment’ period (when the American and French Revolutions occurred). James Bruce was not what he seemed to be. I can now reveal that although he was notorious in his own day for a variety of interesting reasons (including his alleged theft of his assistant’s art-work), he was basically an espionage agent working with a clique of powerful, mostly British, persons whose secret agenda wa... more
  • Holy Smoke: How Christianity Smothered the American Dream

    by Rick Snedeker
    It wasn’t what the Founding Fathers intended. Their greatest achievement, the US Constitution, promised citizens secular government. All Americans would have the right to practice any religious belief – or no religious belief – as they chose. The wall between church and state would be both high and strong. It hasn’t exactly turned out that way.
  • Six Days of Impossible Navy SEAL Hell Week a Doctor looks Back

    by ROBERT ADAMS
    Hell Week has never been described so effectively. Six days in hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD, brings the experiences of his classmates into view with real, difficult to believe experiences, described in frightening detail by the men that lived through the frigid cold, filthy muddy days, and body-destroying events of a winter Hell Week. Eleven of 70 men went on to graduate and serve over 40 years in almost every SEAL or UDT team wit... more
  • LOCK OUT AND TAG OUT

    by SEBIN SEBAN
    For the improvement of a country the creation units nor passing on creation lines should be run vivaciously. By then from a general point of view the passing on can be made surprising and the accomplishment pace of a country can be raised quickly. Imagine that the hot shut down of the these creation units ,it will in truth sway the economy of the country in an especially stunning way. So the creation units or the social affair unit should be made especially. The more
  • The Knights Templar and the Crusade for Armenian Edessa

    by Michael Boyajian
    The Christian Armenian city of Edessa was overrun by Muslims and the church called for a crusade to rescue the city and these crusaders were to be guided and protected by the Knights Templar.
  • Batavia's First Lady

    by Dot King
    Lucretia Jans, fondly known as Cressje, is devastated by the death of her three young children from diphtheria. In her grief, she seeks the help of Francisco Pelsaert, the commander and upper merchant, and sails on Batavia to join her husband in Java. The ship is wrecked on Hootman’s Abroholos off Western Australia. Pelsaert and Jacobsz the skipper set off in the longboat to find freshwater. They had already travelled a third of the way to Java, so they sail on to Java to get help. The third in ... more
  • Jailed For Freedom

    by Karen Commins
    Although half of the population, women were treated as second class citizens in the United States and denied the fundamental right to vote. In 1872, Susan B. Anthony dared to cast her vote in a national election. She was arrested, tried, and convicted of the crime of "voting without having a lawful right to vote". Women continuously asked for the vote. They pleaded for it for decades. Some states granted enfranchisement, but Congress could not be persuaded to adopt an amendment guaranteeing w... more
  • Somersett or Why and How Benjamin Franklin Orchestrated the American Revolution

    by Phillip Goodrich
    Benjamin Franklin, the colonial American polymath, had become frustrated when his beloved Philadelphia was being threatened by the French during King George's War. The proprietor of Pennsylvania had bluntly refused to provide military defense, or to contribute to a militia, and had forbidden Franklin from raising a "home guard" to protect Philadelphia. In his frustration, Franklin turned to London for a solution that would wrest Pennsylvania from its miserly proprietor, and was turned away by bo... more
  • Soyuz 1: The Death of Vladimir Komarov

    by Asif Siddiqi
    In April 1967, the immediate futures of both the United States and the Soviet space programs were shrouded in mystery. NASA was still trying to understand the causes of the fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1 on the launch pad, and no one seemed to know how well Apollo would recover from this catastrophe. The Soviet Union’s human space program had not been heard from for 25 months, but rumors were flying that something big was in the offing as the 50th anniversary of Russia’s October Revolutio... more
  • Pandemic History: Facts You Wish to Know from Spanish Flu to the Current Events

    by Victor Cohen
    The book is a compendium of research abouct facts with regard the pandemics in history till the current events and it would like to help the readers to answer to the following questions: What do You know about Pandemics!? Facts and Fiction! Which is the Current Situation?! What will happen in the future?! Intermittent infectious disease outbreaks have had significant and enduring effects on populations throughout history. The cultural, political, and social facets of human society have been pro... more
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: A Century of Honor, 1921-2021

    by Phililp Bigler
    For one hundred years, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has served as the nation’s most cherished shrine to the country’s fallen military soldiers. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: A Century of Honor, 1921-2021 , tells in detail this amazing story within the context of American history. Following a tradition established by the British and French, an American Unknown from the Great War was interred on the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheater on Armistice Day 1921. The hastily build, simple marble sa... more
  • Infinity: A Crown of Golden Leaves

    by Catalina DuBois
    Sara becomes torn between love & duty when she is chosen by the gods to assassinate the father of her beloved. Emperor Titus is the most ruthless villain in the world. Killing him seems to be her only option but Sara soon finds that there is so much more to the tyrant than meets the eye.
  • Infinity: The Fifth Bride of Pharaoh

    by Catalina DuBois
    Sara, a princess & free spirit in her own right, has been promised to Pharaoh Amenemhat, but she is not one to go quietly into her duties as a bride & mother of future rulers of Egypt. When Sara & her friend, Sobek, disguise themselves as commoners & venture out, Sara’s journey of the heart begins with a clumsy moment, a chance encounter, & a kiss born out of tradition.

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