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by Paul RothIn a journalistic style, the author narrates the trajectory of the Jews expelled from Spain in 1492. He highlights the afflictions suffered in Portugal, the birth of the Amsterdam Community, and rescues the Recife Community, the first in the Americas. After the expulsion from Brazil in 1654, some refugees founded the New York City Community.
by Carl R PalmCalifornia is one of a kind. Few dispute it. But what are the facts on which this reputation rests? The Great California Story aspires to answer that question in a way not systematically undertaken before. It makes no pretentions to replacing the picture of California that traditional histories typically draw. It aspires instead to amplify and complete that picture. The book has been envisioned from the beginning as an evergreen that should read as freshly ten years from now as it does tod... more
by Jerry YagenEstablished from the largest private collection of vintage warplanes in the US, the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, is a time capsule of aviation in the 20th century with an emphasis on World War II. Bravo Zulu is an account of this brainchild of celebrated collector Jerry Yagen and his wife Elaine. These pages recall some of the most exciting war stories ever told and some of the most famous airplanes of all time—from Replica Fokker Dr. I triplanes built to resemble those flown by t... more
by Douglas Bullis
The famed Bayeux Tapestry depicted a few days in the lives of soldiers in October, 1066. But where was everybody else? In this Bourgueil Tapestry we see and read what everyday people lived like from 1003 through 1905. Their stories are sourced entirely from visual images from the times they lived in. In 231 color images and 43,000 words, Bourgueil Tapestry is a portrait of people's days as accurate as its military counterpart in the Bayeux Museum.
by Leslie TragerDiscover new history of ancient exploration. An analysis of European maps made between the 13th to 17th centuries shows that these were copies of maps surveyed as far as 5000 years ago. Accurate maps of the Mediterranean and North Africa are found, by examining geographical features reflected by these maps, to go back 5000 years. Maps of the Americas and Antarctica (without ice at its coast) are found to be copies of maps surveyed about 3700 years ago. The technological ability of the ancient ci... more
by Noemi Figueroa Soulet
An inspiring collection of more than 700 rare photographs which traces the glorious history of the 65th Infantry Regiment, the only Hispanic-segregated unit in U.S. Army history, comprised primarily of Puerto Ricans. This bilingual edition illustrates the regiment's more than 120 years of service, from its origins in 1899 through its service in three wars. The historical content and veteran quotes provide an in-depth perspective about the service of one of the country's last segregate... more
by Jose Nessin AbboThis book is about the existential risks humankind is confronting in the midst of a spontaneous world, and the dangers facing the continuation of our civilization.
by Jose Nessin AbboBook focuses on existential riks, and the dilemma our civilization has in a world of spontaneous risks.
by Debbie AlstonAn urgent telling of Black history of racism. A testament to African Americans' struggles with slavery, segregation, and police brutality.
by Tom Benjey
When Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt acceded to students’ request that they be allowed to play football against other schools he had two conditions: 1) that they not slug or they would be considered savages if they did, and 2) in a few years they would play and beat the best team in the land. In 1896, just their third full season of play, they played tight games with the country’s four best teams in successive weeks, all on the road. Experts observed that... more
by Michael Boyajian
Mike and Jeri share their journeys through American history visiting historic sites, attending patriot events and honoring family members who served from the American Revolution to the present while campaigning, protesting and voting.
"The person we had just purchased our historic 1841 John Adams style saltbox home from said that a flag had flown from this house since 9-11. We quickly asked him why the flag had not been flying before then.
"A great tribute to your ... more
by Al-aqqād JuniorAl-aqqād Junior assumed the mantle of a professional archeologist, self-imposing the task of reassembling the disparate fragments of Moses' life's details from 346 verses of 22 chapters of the Koran that dates back to 632 CE. He arranged them contextually, logically and analytically, so that the resulting work takes readers and listeners through a compelling, historic, unembellished, virtually cinematic documentary reconstruction of what actually took place, leading up to, during and after the I... more
by William HarrissThis is the first finished of a series of related books; three others are currently works in progress. 'Beyond Satanic' is about the Roman Catholic Church's 2000 years of Anti-semitism. Religious, political, and physical abuse against Jews. It is about the truth of how involved the Catholic Church was in Anti-semitism; they are drenched in the responsibility of murder. It is also about old and modern—the murder of Jews on the pretext of heresy. The contents of this manuscript are based on con... more
by Graciela C. CatasusThe book gives readers a genuine glimpse into Cuba's admirable social and financial developments before Fidel Castro's 1959 communist takeover by citing documented works, and highlighting how the United States interfered both diplomatically and militarily before and after Cuba's independence from Spain. However, the book also exposes how the United States not only failed to recognize Castro's communist affiliation and criminal background as a threat to the island, but claimed it could not interf... more
by April RiverwoodTen mini-biographies delve into the lives of Native American trailblazers you’ve probably never heard of who pioneered, persevered, overcame discrimination, and gently changed the world. Their actions opened up possibilities & paved the way for generations of women who have historically been overlooked and undervalued.
by Patrick Earl DwyerAn American heritage story, the Saga of the Magoffin and O'Dwyers and the diaspora from Ireland circa 1800 to America, Australia, Jamaica, and Mexico is chronicled in ASCENDANCY. It is a story of Triumph over Tragedy and of two families that cross paths in Ireland at a very turbulent time and again in America, eventually intermarrying. A Saga filled with action and romance, the story is one of the History and Fiction Genre in which fiction and non-fiction are woven connecting many historical peo... more