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Download The Complete George Cross

The Complete George Cross

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Author: Kevin Brazier  |  Isbn: 9781848842878  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The George Cross, the highest civilian decoration, is awarded for ‘acts of the greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger’, and all the recipients of this exceptional honor are recorded here. As a complete chronological...

Download The Cold War & The Color Line: American Race Relations In The Global Arena

The Cold War & The Color Line: American Race Relations In The Global Arena

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Author: Thomas Borstelmann  |  Isbn: 9780674012387  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History After World War II the United States faced two preeminent challenges: how to administer its responsibilities abroad as the world's strongest power, and how to manage the rising movement at home for racial justice and civil rights. The effort to contain the growing...

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The Great Depression: A Migrant Mothers Story: The 20th Century

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Author: Dorothy Sugarman  |  Isbn: 9781433305528  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 32  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Florences grandson, Joshua, finds the famous photograph of his grandma taken when she was a migrant worker during the Great Depression. Joshua and his father coax Florence to give her side of the story to Bill Ganzel who is writing a book about the lives of people during...

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Hms Fearless

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Author: Ewen Southby-Tailyour  |  Isbn: 9781781593646  |  File size: 22.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The Seventh ship to bear the name, the Assault Ship and Commando Carrier HMS Fearless was first commissioned in 1965. Over the next 37 years she was seldom far from the actions in which British forces were engaged world-wide, be they in Aden, Malaysia and Borneo,...

Download Alte Welten, neue Bilder : Jüdische Mystik und die Gedankenwelt des 20. Jahrhunderts

Alte Welten, neue Bilder : Jüdische Mystik und die Gedankenwelt des 20. Jahrhunderts

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Author: Moshe Idel  |  Isbn: 9783633542598  |  File size: 6.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 462  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Jüdische Intellektuelle prägten das Denken des 20. Jahrhunderts tiefgreifend, darunter Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem, Paul Celan, Franz Rosenzweig, Jacques Derrida und George Steiner. Bis heute stehen diesen Autoren jedoch überwiegend nichtjüdische Leser gegenüber, die die...

Download Japan's Imperial Diplomacy: Consuls, Treaty Ports, & War in China,

Japan's Imperial Diplomacy: Consuls, Treaty Ports, & War in China,

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Author: B. J. Brooks  |  Isbn: 9780824820626  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History In November 1937, Ishii Itaro, head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Bureau of Asiatic Affairs, reflected bitterly on the decline of the Ministry's influence in China and his own long and debilitating struggle to guide China policy. Ishii was the most notable member of a...

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Ship Dioramas: Bringing Your Models To Life

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Author: David Griffith  |  Isbn: 9781848321687  |  File size: 112.8 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Ship Dioramas is about the art of displaying waterline ship models. Ship models that do not show the full hull and are not mounted on an artificial stand cry out for a realistic setting. This is the province of the diorama, which at its most effective is a depiction of a...

Download Friendly Fire In The Civil War: More Than 100 True Stories Of Comrade Killing Comrade

Friendly Fire In The Civil War: More Than 100 True Stories Of Comrade Killing Comrade

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Author: Garrison Webb and Webb B Garrison  |  Isbn: 9781558537149  |  File size: 52.3 MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 230  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Anecdotes describe both intentional and accidental killing of comrades during the Civil War More than 100 true stories of comrade killing comrade:defective ammunitionaccidental shootingsblinding smokedeliberate fire upon comrademistaken...

Download British Army Uniforms From 1751-1783

British Army Uniforms From 1751-1783

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Author: Carl Franklin  |  Isbn: 9781473886667  |  File size: 43.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Based on contemporary records and paintings, this book identifies each cavalry and infantry regiment and illustrates changes in uniforms, their facing colors and the nature and shape of lace worn by officers, NCOs and private soldiers from 1751 to 1783. Regiments that...

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The Realm Of St. Stephen: A History Of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

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Author: Pal Engel  |  Isbn: 9781860640612  |  File size: 12 MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This is a comprehensive textbook on the historiography of medieval Eastern and Central Europe. It traces the medieval kingdom of Hungary - which covered the vast territory of the Carpathian basin - from the conquest by the Magyar tribes in 895 until defeat by the ottomans at the...

Download The Sociology Of Military Science: Prospects For Postinstitutional Military Design

The Sociology Of Military Science: Prospects For Postinstitutional Military Design

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Author: Chris Paparone  |  Isbn: 9781441154804  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This groundbreaking work challenges modernist military science and explores how a more open design epistemology is becoming an attractive alternative to a military staff culture rooted in a monistic scientific paradigm. The author offers fresh sociological avenues to become...

Download Dangerous Frontiers: Campaigning In Somaliland & Oman

Dangerous Frontiers: Campaigning In Somaliland & Oman

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Author: Colonel Bryan Ray  |  Isbn: 9781844157235  |  File size: 11.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History In Part 1 of his book the author describes his life as a young officer in the Somaliland Scouts in the (then) British Protectorate of Somaliland. At that time tribal quarrels, generally over water, were taking place in the troubled strip of country between the...

Download Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

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Author: Cynthia Robin  |  Isbn: 9780813049632  |  File size: 8.7 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "What stands out in the Chan research is the variability and complexity of the strategies for living in this small community--clearly not the faceless homogeneous masses at the bottom of the socio-economic scale, but a diverse group of people in households who were successful...

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Indians & British Outposts In Eighteenth-century America

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Author: Daniel Ingram  |  Isbn: 9780813060385  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History “Offers readers interesting snapshots of life at these five frontier forts, all of them hotly contested places in the mid-eighteenth century… Ingram makes a powerful case for the local nature of the British frontier.”—Journal of American Ethnic History  ...

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Us Nuclear Submarines: The Fast Attack (osprey New Vanguard 138)

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Author: Jim Christley and Tony Bryan  |  Isbn: 9781846031687  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "Silent but deadly" - Osprey's US Nuclear Submarines: The Fast-Attack takes a fresh look at the controversial design and development of the nuclear submarine of which the United States Navy operates the largest fleet in the world. The advent of nuclear power...

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Coptic Christianity In Ottoman Egypt

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Author: Febe Armanios  |  Isbn: 9780199744848  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History In this book, Febe Armanios explores Coptic religious life in Ottoman Egypt (1517-1798), focusing closely on manuscripts housed in Coptic archives. Ottoman Copts frequently turned to religious discourses, practices, and rituals as they dealt with various transformations in...

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Dutch Warships In The Age Of Sail 1600 – 1714

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Author: James Bender  |  Isbn: 978-1848321571  |  File size: 28.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History For most of the seventeenth century the Netherlands constituted the most important maritime power in the world, with by far the largest merchant fleet and dominance in seaborne trade, feared and envied by other countries. Born out of an 80-year struggle against Spain for...

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Historical Atlas Of Arkansas

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Author: Gerald Hanson  |  Isbn: 978-0806124803  |  File size: 3.7 MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 142  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Historical Atlas of Arkansas [Paperback] Gerald Hanson (Author), Carl H. Moneyhon (Author) Maps on a wide variety of subjects are included, from natural resources, elections results, Civil War tactical maps, settlement patterns. Download book...

Download The Sagebrush State: Nevada's History, Government, & Politics (3rd Edition)

The Sagebrush State: Nevada's History, Government, & Politics (3rd Edition)

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Author: Michael W. Bowers  |  Isbn: 9780874176827  |  File size: 12.8 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Since its publication in 1996, "The Sagebrush State" has served as the text for the required course on Nevada's history and constitution given at the state's colleges and universities. The third edition of this work is updated through 2005 to include information on the...

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The American Past: A Survey Of American History, 9 Edition

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Author: Joseph R. Conlin  |  Isbn: 978-0495572879  |  File size: 79.5 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 984  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Intended for U.S. History Survey courses offered in history departments at both 2- and 4-year institutions. This introductory-level course (freshman/sophomore) is taken as either a general education requirement or as a pre-requisite for history majors. Can be used for...

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The Vietnam War: From Da Nang To Saigon (the United States At War)

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Author: Deborah Kent  |  Isbn: 9780766036376  |  File size: 9.9 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History “What are we over here fighting for?” An American soldier asked this question during the Vietnam War. Many other American soldiers and citizens wondered the same thing. The conflict began when the United States sent armed forces to defend South Vietnam against...

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Courtly Love Undressed: Reading Through Clothes In Medieval French Culture (middle Ages Series)

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Author: E. Jane Burns  |  Isbn: 9780812236712  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Clothing was used in the Middle Ages to mark religious, military, and chivalric orders, lepers, and prostitutes. The ostentatious display of luxury dress more specifically served as a means of self-definition for members of the ruling elite and the courtly lovers among them....

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The Kaiser's Captive: In The Claws Of The German Eagle

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Author: Albert Rhys Williams  |  Isbn: 9781783463084  |  File size: 524.6 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Albert Rhys Williams was an American journalist and author. In 1914, Williams travelled to Europe as the special war correspondent for Outlook magazine, tasked with the duty of reporting the events of the Great War.

In these early days of the conflict, Williams had...

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After The Revolution: Gender & Democracy In El Salvador, Nicaragua, & Guatemala

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Author: Ilja A. Luciak  |  Isbn: 9780801867804  |  File size: 865.6 KB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "Gender equality and meaningful democratization are inextricably linked," writes Ilja Luciak. "The democratization of Central America requires the full incorporation of women as voters, candidates, and office holders." In After the Revolution: Gender and Democracy in El...

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Transgressions: Critical Australian Indigenous Histories

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Author: Ingereth Macfarlane  |  Isbn: 9781921313448  |  File size: 11.2 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 250  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This volume brings together an innovative set of readings of complex interactions between Australian Aboriginal people and colonisers. The underlying theme is that of 'transgression', and Michel Foucault's account of the necessary dynamic that exists between...

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