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Download Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

History | 120 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jay A. Gertzman  |  Isbn: 9780813061320  |  File size: 22.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 417  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Samuel Roth is known to most literary scholars as a bold literary "pirate" for issuing unauthorized editions of modernist sensations, including Ulysses and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. In the absence of an international copyright agreement and because works deemed...

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X.1: The Royal Navy's Mystery Submarine

History | 137 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Roger Branfill-Cook  |  Isbn: 9781848321618  |  File size: 26.5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The ‘X’ stood for experimental, but it might equally have meant extraordinary, exotic or extravagant, as this giant submarine attracted superlatives – the world’s largest, most heavily armed, and deepest diving submersible of the day. X.1 was a...

Download Gone to Ground: One Woman's Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany

Gone to Ground: One Woman's Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany

History | 216 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Marie Jalowicz-Simon  |  Isbn: 9781781254141  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, forced labour and extermination. Marie takes off the yellow star and vanishes into the city. In the years...

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A Documentary History Of Modern Iraq

History | 77 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Stacy E. Holden  |  Isbn: 9780813040165  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 350  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Previously published histories and primary source collections on the Iraqi experience tend to be topically focused or dedicated to presenting a top-down approach. By contrast, Stacy Holden's "A Documentary History of Modern Iraq" gives voice to ordinary Iraqis, clarifying...

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Crusading & The Crusader States

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Author: Andrew Jotischky  |  Isbn: 0582418518  |  File size: 9.6 MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 332  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: History Crusading as a subject has expanded in recent years to include new fields of enquiry.  This book examines how crusading historiography includes new areas and new definitions, focusing on two fundamental issues in current writing: why people went on crusades and what...

Download Defenders Of The Motherland: The Tsarist Elite In Revolutionary Russia By Matthew Rendle

Defenders Of The Motherland: The Tsarist Elite In Revolutionary Russia By Matthew Rendle

History | 90 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Matthew Rendle  |  Isbn: 9780199236251  |  File size: 9.6 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 287  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Defenders of the Motherland studies how the most powerful social groups in tsarist Russia reacted to the challenges posed by the Russian Revolutions of 1917. Arguing that elite groups-especially nobles, landowners, and officers-played an important role in these events,...

Download Bleeding, Blistering, & Purging: Health & Medicine In The 1800s

Bleeding, Blistering, & Purging: Health & Medicine In The 1800s

History | 182 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Matthew Strange  |  Isbn: 9781422217757  |  File size: 16.2 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 85  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Medicine developed into a science in the 1800s, but it was a long evolution from folk remedies and superstition to a modern understanding of how the human body works and how disease is spread. Throughout much of the century, the life expectancy of the average American was...

Download Ship Models From Kits: Basic & Advanced Techniques For Small Scales

Ship Models From Kits: Basic & Advanced Techniques For Small Scales

History | 148 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Dr David Griffith  |  Isbn: 9781848320918  |  File size: 102 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Now in paperback this standard of building ship models deals with the latest materials and techniques. These new materials have prompted innovative techniques, which are comprehensively demonstrated in this new manual. Designed for those wishing to achieve the best...

Download Competing With The Soviets: Science, Technology, & The State In Cold War America

Competing With The Soviets: Science, Technology, & The State In Cold War America

History | 168 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Audra J. Wolfe  |  Isbn: 9781421407715  |  File size: 6.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 177  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: History For most of the second half of the twentieth century, the United States and its allies competed with a hostile Soviet Union in almost every way imaginable except open military engagement. The Cold War placed two opposite conceptions of the good society before the...

Download Gathering Together: The Shawnee People Through Diaspora & Nationhood, 1600–1870

Gathering Together: The Shawnee People Through Diaspora & Nationhood, 1600–1870

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Author: Sami Lakomäki  |  Isbn: 9780300180619  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Weaving Indian and Euro-American histories together in this groundbreaking book, Sami Lakomaki places the Shawnee people, and Native peoples in general, firmly at the center of American history. The book covers nearly three centuries, from the years leading up to the...

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Krupp & Mauser

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Author: Barth Jules Sussman  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History 1897, a year prior to the outbreak of the Boer War. Jager and Tanen, two brothers of German descent living in South Africa are despatched on a dangerous secret mission by the President of the Transvaal Republic. Their assignment is to smuggle a vital shipment of weapons and...

Download The Maroons Of Prospect Bluff & Their Quest For Freedom In The Atlantic World

The Maroons Of Prospect Bluff & Their Quest For Freedom In The Atlantic World

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Author: Nathaniel Millett  |  Isbn: 9780813060866  |  File size: 11.9 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History During the War of 1812, Edward Nicolls of the Royal Marines armed ex-slaves, Red Sticks, and Seminoles to fight alongside the British from a fort erected at Prospect Bluff in the Florida panhandle. This so-called Negro Fort became the largest maroon community ever to...

Download For Race & Nation: George Lincoln Rockwell & The American Nazi Party

For Race & Nation: George Lincoln Rockwell & The American Nazi Party

History | 223 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: William H. Schmaltz  |  Isbn: 978-1935607144  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, CHM  |  Category: History On August 25, 1967, George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, lay murdered in a parking lot in Arlington, Virginia. Three decades would pass before the story of Rockwell's life and that fateful day was told. In this vivid, thoroughly researched...

Download Bystanders To The Holocaust: A Re-evaluation

Bystanders To The Holocaust: A Re-evaluation

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Author: David Cesarani and Paul A. Levine  |  Isbn: 9780714682433  |  File size: 13.8 MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Using accessible archival sources, a team of historians reveal how much the USA, Britain, Switzerland and Sweden knew about the Nazi attempt to murder all the Jews of Europe during World War II. Download book...

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The Freedman In The Roman World

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Author: Henrik Mouritsen  |  Isbn: 9781107519084  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 351  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Freedmen occupied a complex and often problematic place in Roman society between slaves on the one hand and freeborn citizens on the other. Playing an extremely important role in the economic life of the Roman world, they were also a key instrument for replenishing and...

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Oppy Wood (battleground Europe)

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Author: David Bilton  |  Isbn: 9781844152483  |  File size: 27.2 MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History This latest book in the Battleground Europe series describes the battles over several years, and in particular 1917 and 1918, for a wood and small village. The Germans stubbornly refused to retreat as the area held a key position in their defense of Arras. In the bitter...

Download The Watershed Of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, & Consent (1300–1650)

The Watershed Of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, & Consent (1300–1650)

History | 78 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Francis Oakley  |  Isbn: 9780300194432  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History The concluding volume of Francis Oakley's authoritative trilogy moves on to engage the political thinkers of the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Reformation and religious wars, and the era that produced the Divine Right Theory of Kingship. Oakley's ground-breaking...

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Fortress Falklands

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Author: Graham Bound  |  Isbn: 9781848847453  |  File size: 4.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The Falkland Islands sprang to fame in 1982, when Argentine Forces invaded and occupied them. British rule was re-established following an intensely violent war. But, as the 30th anniversary of that conflict approaches, the causes of conflict in the Falklands have not been...

Download To Make Men Free: A Novel Of The Battle Of Antietam

To Make Men Free: A Novel Of The Battle Of Antietam

History | 131 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Richard Croker  |  Isbn: 9780060858360  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 488  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History On September 17, 1862, the Union and Confederate armies clashed in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Twelve hours later, more than 23,000 soldiers were dead or wounded -- marking the end of the bloodiest day in American history. It was the battle the Confederacy hoped would break the...

Download The Mapuche In Modern Chile: A Cultural History

The Mapuche In Modern Chile: A Cultural History

History | 66 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Joanna Crow  |  Isbn: 9780813060392  |  File size: 2.9 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 306  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "A valuable and original work by its focus (cultural history), the scope of the period, and the cases examined (historiographical, anthropological, literary), which has not been done in Chile until now."--Andre Menard, University of Chile The Mapuche are the most numerous, most...

Download Help From Above: Air Force Close Air Support Of The Army 1946-1973

Help From Above: Air Force Close Air Support Of The Army 1946-1973

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Author: Air Force History and Museums Program and John Schlight  |  Isbn: 9781780394428  |  File size: 16.6 MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 472  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History The issue of close air support by the United States Air Force in support of, primarily, the United States Army has been fractious for years. Air commanders have clashed continually with ground leaders over the proper use of aircraft...

Download Violence, Ritual, & The Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology Of Imperialism In The Ancient Andes

Violence, Ritual, & The Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology Of Imperialism In The Ancient Andes

History | 183 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tiffiny A. Tung  |  Isbn: 978-0813044736  |  File size: 5.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 270  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "A ground-breaking study that provides one of the best case studies we have in the bioarchaeology of violence. A must-read for anyone interested in the origin and evolution of aggression and violence in human societies."--Debra L. Martin, University of Nevada "In this...

Download Substitute For Power: Wartime British Propaganda To The Balkans, 1939-44

Substitute For Power: Wartime British Propaganda To The Balkans, 1939-44

History | 96 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Ioannis Stefanidis  |  Isbn: 9781409455028  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 1939  |  Pages: 348  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History The Second World War was waged across many fronts, economic, political and cultural as well as military. As might be expected in a conflict fuelled by ideology, the war of words and ideas played a central role in the larger conflict. As this book shows, propaganda - be...

Download Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, & the Written Word, 1000-1200

Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, & the Written Word, 1000-1200

History | 168 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Adam J. Kosto  |  Isbn: 9780521037853  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This study examines the role of written agreements in eleventh- and twelfth-century Catalonia, and how they determined the social and political order. By tracing the fate of these agreements - or convenientiae - from their first appearance to the late twelfth century, it is...

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Hitlers Weltkriege: Wie Der Gefreite Zum Feldherrn Wurde

History | 147 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Henrik Eberle  |  Isbn: 9783455502657  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 349  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Vom Gefreiten der Reichswehr zum Oberbefehlshaber der Wehrmacht - Mit neuesten Erkenntnissen zeigt der Historiker und Nationalsozialismus-Experte Henrik Eberle, wie Hitlers Erfahrungen aus dem Ersten Weltkrieg dessen Politik, Ideologie und militärische Vorstellungen...

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