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Download Pathfinders: A Global History Of Exploration

Pathfinders: A Global History Of Exploration

History | 3 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Author: Felipe Fernandez-armes  |  Isbn: 9780393062595  |  File size: 12.7 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: History A distinguished scholar traces the history of exploration from a global perspective, following the pathfinders and their expeditions over the course of five millennia to the farthest reaches of the world, from ancient Egypt, through the merchants and...

Download Die Weimarer Republik: Deutschlands Erste Demokratie

Die Weimarer Republik: Deutschlands Erste Demokratie

History | 4 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Author: Uwe Klußmann  |  Isbn: 3421046964  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 273  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Eine Epoche der Extreme - Glanz und Elend der ersten deutschen Demokratie Am 9. November 1918 rief SPD-Politiker Philipp Scheidemann vom Balkon des Berliner Reichstags den aufgewühlten Massen zu: »Die Hohenzollern haben abgedankt! Es lebe die deutsche Republik!« Eine...

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I Kapo di Auschwitz

History | 4 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Author: Charles Liblau  |  Isbn: 9788806186333  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: Italian  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Detenuti politici o ladri recidivi, omosessuali o zingari: attraverso il racconto della vita e del comportamento di sei prigionieri-funzionari del lager di Auschwitz, Charles Liblau disegna un quadro vivido e necessario per comprendere le terribili procedure che regolavano i...

Download Samolot szturmowy A-4 Skyhawk (Typy Broni i Uzbrojenia 185)

Samolot szturmowy A-4 Skyhawk (Typy Broni i Uzbrojenia 185)

History | 4 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Author: Jerzy Grzegorzewski  |  Isbn: 8311089140  |  File size: 8.29MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 36  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Typy Broni i Uzbrojenia = Types of Weapons and Armament. Series of Polish language monographs on armament, including aircraft, tanks, warships, radar systems, rockets, cannons, pistols, torpedoes etc. Each edition provides a development history of the type (and sub-types)...

Download Spectres of Revolt by Richard Gilman-Opalsky (.ePUB)+

Spectres of Revolt by Richard Gilman-Opalsky (.ePUB)+

History | 5 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.7MB Overview: In 1848, Karl Marx declared that a communist spectre was haunting Europe. In 1994, Jacques Derrida considered how the spectre of Marx would haunt the post-Cold War world. In Spectres of Revolt, Gilman-Opalsky argues that the world is haunted by revolt, by the possibility of events that interrupt and disrupt the world, that throw its reality and justice into question. But recent revolt is neither decisively communist nor decisively Marxist. Gilman-Opalsky...

Download The Great Terror: A Reassessment by Robert Conquest (.PDF)

The Great Terror: A Reassessment by Robert Conquest (.PDF)

History | 6 | 27-03-2018, 08:12

Requirements: any PDF reader , 90 MB Overview: The definitive work on Stalin's purges, Robert Conquest's The Great Terror was universally acclaimed when it first appeared in 1968. Harrison Salisbury called it "brilliant...not only an odyssey of madness, tragedy, and sadism, but a work of scholarship and literary craftsmanship." And in recent years it has received equally high praise in the former Soviet Union, where it is now considered the definitive account of the period. When Conquest wrote the...

Download Uncommonly Savage: Civil War & Remembrance In Spain & The United States

Uncommonly Savage: Civil War & Remembrance In Spain & The United States

History | 6 | 26-03-2018, 18:00

Author: Paul D. Escott  |  Isbn: 9780813049410  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 267  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History “Truly impressive. Travels uncharted terrain, moving deftly through a vast scholarship in two languages. The research is sound, the prose crisp and accessible, and the subject unquestionably important.”—W. Fitzhugh Brundage, author of The Southern Past: A Clash...

Download The Phoenix Sound by Jim West (.ePUB)

The Phoenix Sound by Jim West (.ePUB)

History | 12 | 23-03-2018, 14:47

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3 MB Overview: In 1956, a fresh-faced Sanford Clark recorded "The Fool" with guitarist Al Casey at Floyd Ramsey's small Phoenix recording studio. Written by local deejay Lee Hazlewood, the song became a top-ten Billboard hit nationwide and launched a new trailblazing era of Arizona music. Their success paved the way for other Phoenix acts and producers to chart national hits. Grammy-winning audio engineer Jack Miller started out in Ramsey's studio, and Hazlewood...

Download The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama & Society

The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama & Society

History | 10 | 23-03-2018, 11:50

Author: Edith Hall  |  Isbn: 9780199298891  |  File size: 3.4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History In this pioneering study Edith Hall explores the numerous different ways in which we can understand the relationship between the real, social world in which the Athenians lived and the theatrical roles that they invented. In twelve studies of role types and the theatrical...

Download Non-Muslims, Early Islamic Empire by Milka Levy-Rubin (.PDF)

Non-Muslims, Early Islamic Empire by Milka Levy-Rubin (.PDF)

History | 16 | 17-03-2018, 18:50

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.2MB Overview: The Muslim conquest of the East in the seventh century entailed the subjugation of Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, and others. Although much has been written about the status of non-Muslims in the Islamic empire, no previous works have examined how the rules applying to minorities were formulated. Milka Levy-Rubin's remarkable book traces the emergence of these regulations from the first surrender agreements in the immediate aftermath of conquest to the formation...

Download Diving Stations: The Story Of Captain George Hunt & The Ultor

Diving Stations: The Story Of Captain George Hunt & The Ultor

History | 19 | 13-03-2018, 16:34

Author: Peter Dornan  |  Isbn: 9781848843219  |  File size: 4.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Diving Stations is the inspiring story of Captain George Hunt’s career. Born in Uganda and then educated in Glasgow, he was determined to join the Navy and at 13 years old he entered HMS Conway. His prewar years saw him serving worldwide. In 1939, on the outbreak of war...

Download The Coming Of The Comet: The Rise & Fall Of The Paddle Steamer

The Coming Of The Comet: The Rise & Fall Of The Paddle Steamer

History | 28 | 5-03-2018, 20:52

Author: Nick Robins  |  Isbn: 9781848321342  |  File size: 59.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History In August 1812 Henry Bell’s Comet, a revolutionary paddle steamer, made her first journey on the Clyde. This marked the start of extraordinary developments that completely transformed shipping and transport in Britain, Europe and the Americas. The paddle steamer soon...

Download Rethinking Western Approaches To Counterinsurgency: Lessons From Post-colonial Conflict

Rethinking Western Approaches To Counterinsurgency: Lessons From Post-colonial Conflict

History | 25 | 2-03-2018, 20:06

Author: Russell W. Glenn  |  Isbn: 9781138819337  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Insurgency is changing in shape and form; to counter it successfully, we must adapt accordingly. This book is a timely, thought-provoking and critical examination of our current approaches to counterinsurgency, challenging many widely-held tenets. A `must read` for...

Download Subversive Institutions: The Design & the Destruction of Socialism & the State

Subversive Institutions: The Design & the Destruction of Socialism & the State

History | 23 | 1-03-2018, 15:59

Author: Valerie Bunce  |  Isbn: 978-0521585927  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History From 1989 to 1992, all of the socialist dictatorships in Europe (including the Soviet Union) collapsed, as did the Soviet bloc. Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia dismembered, and the Cold War international order came to an abrupt end. Based on a series of...

Download Benefaction & Rewards in the Ancient Greek City: The Origins of Euergetism

Benefaction & Rewards in the Ancient Greek City: The Origins of Euergetism

History | 27 | 27-02-2018, 20:54

Author: Marc Domingo Gygax  |  Isbn: 9780521515351  |  File size: 2.2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 315  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This volume presents for the first time an in-depth analysis of the origins of Greek euergetism. Derived from the Greek for 'benefactor', 'euergetism' refers to the process whereby citizens and foreigners offered voluntary services and donations to the polis that were in...

Download German Secret Weapons of World War II by Ian Hogg (.ePUB)

German Secret Weapons of World War II by Ian Hogg (.ePUB)

History | 30 | 16-02-2018, 14:52

Requirements: Any ePUB Reader, 7.1 MB Overview: The phrase 'German Secret Weapons' immediately conjures up images of the V-1 and V-2 missiles which bombarded London in 1944. But what of the V-3 and V-4? What of Schmetterling, the Rochling shell, the Kurt bomb, the Hs293? These, and many other devices, were all part of the German secret armoury but are relatively unknown except to a handful of specialists. What of the German nuclear bomb? And the question of chemical warfare? The sheer magnitude of the...

Download The Second World War (3) The War at Sea (Osprey Essential Histories 30)

The Second World War (3) The War at Sea (Osprey Essential Histories 30)

History | 28 | 15-02-2018, 19:37

Author: Alastair Finlan  |  Isbn: 9781841763972  |  File size: 40.95MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This volume provides a comprehensive guide to three major theatres of combat; the battles for the Atlantic, the war in the Mediterranean and the contest in the Indian Ocean. The war at sea was a vital contest, which if lost would have irreversibly altered the balance of the...

Download World War I & America by A. Scott Berg (Ed.) (.ePUB)

World War I & America by A. Scott Berg (Ed.) (.ePUB)

History | 32 | 13-02-2018, 12:05

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 2.5Mb | Version: Retail Overview: For the centenary of America's entry into World War I, A. Scott Berg presents a landmark anthology of American writing from the cataclysmic conflict that set the course of the 20th century. Few Americans appreciate the significance and intensity of America's experience of World War I, the global cataclysm that transformed the modern world. Published to mark the centenary of the American entry into the conflict, World War I: Told by the...

Download The Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla (.ePUB)

The Broken Spears by Miguel Leon-Portilla (.ePUB)

History | 34 | 12-02-2018, 13:13

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 2 MB Overview: For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel León-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the voices of indigenous peoples. In this new and updated edition of his classic The Broken Spears, León-Portilla has included accounts from native Aztec descendants across the centuries. These texts bear witness to the extraordinary...

Download With Musket & Tomahawk Vol III by Michael O. Logusz (.ePUB)

With Musket & Tomahawk Vol III by Michael O. Logusz (.ePUB)

History | 35 | 10-02-2018, 17:46

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.14MB Overview: In this third volume of Michael Logusz’s epic study of the Wilderness War of 1777, a sizable British military force, augmented with German and loyalist soldiers, attacks the Northern Army’s southern front in the fall of 1777 in hopes of assisting a much larger British Army that is threatened to the north of New York City in the wilderness region of Saratoga. Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Indian In previous works on the Wilderness War, Logusz deftly...

Download A History of the Concept of God : A Process Approach

A History of the Concept of God : A Process Approach

History | 24 | 10-02-2018, 10:06

Author: Daniel A Dombrowski  |  Isbn: 9781438459370  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the history of the concept of God from the perspective of neoclassical, or process, theism. His neoclassical approach assuages the current crisis in philosophical theism, caught between a defense of classical theism and assertions of...

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The Life of Jews in Poland before the Holocaust: A Memoir

History | 33 | 6-02-2018, 20:40

Author: Ben-Zion Gold  |  Isbn: 9780803271753  |  File size: 0.4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Ben-Zion Gold’s memoir brings to life the world of a million Jews in pre–World War II Poland who were later destroyed by the Nazis. Warmly recalling the relationships, rituals, observances, and celebrations, Gold evokes the sense of family and faith that helped him...

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Discourse Networks, 1800/1900

History | 49 | 27-01-2018, 14:10

Author: Michael Metteer  |  Isbn: 9780804720991  |  File size: 19 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This is a highly original book about the connections between historical moment, social structure, technology, communication systems, and what is said and thought using these systems - notably literature. The author focuses on the differences between 'discourse networks' in...

Download Princes, Pastors & People: The Church & Religion In England, 1529-1689

Princes, Pastors & People: The Church & Religion In England, 1529-1689

History | 35 | 24-01-2018, 20:27

Author: Christopher Durston  |  Isbn: 9780415059640  |  File size: 1.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Princes, Pastors and People , the first general study of the topic for fifteen years, traces the many changes in religious life that took place in the turbulent years of the 16th and 17th centuries. It is designed to make accessible to readers much of the most recent...

Download The Hidden History of the Korean War by I. F. Stone (.MOBI)

The Hidden History of the Korean War by I. F. Stone (.MOBI)

History | 32 | 22-01-2018, 20:20

Requirements: any MOBI reader , 0.8 MB Overview: Journalistic icon I. F. Stone’s courageous, controversial book both raises and answers troubling questions about this forgotten war; now with a new introduction by Bruce Cumings “Much about the Korean War is still hidden, and much will long remain hidden. I believe I have succeeded in throwing new light on its origins.” —From the author’s preface In 1945 US troops arrived in Korea for what would become America’s...

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