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Download America As Second Creation: Technology & Narratives Of New Beginnings

America As Second Creation: Technology & Narratives Of New Beginnings

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Author: David E. Nye  |  Isbn: 9780262640596  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 383  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History After 1776, the former American colonies began to reimagine themselves as a unified, self-created community. Technologies had an important role in the resulting national narratives, and a few technologies assumed particular prominence. Among these were the axe, the mill, the...

Download British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1817-1863: Design, Construction, Careers & Fates

British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1817-1863: Design, Construction, Careers & Fates

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Author: Rif Winfield  |  Isbn: 9781848321694  |  File size: 22.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History The publication of this book sees the completion of a monumental work listing the technical details and career histories of every significant British warship between 1603 and 1863. Following three earlier volumes, this one carries forward the story from the post Napoleonic...

Download The Later Middle Ages, 1272-1485

The Later Middle Ages, 1272-1485

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Author: George Holmes  |  Isbn: 9780393003635  |  File size: 17.5 MB  |  Year: 1966  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Professor Holmes also examines the politics of these years--the relations of the kings of England with neighboring rules and with their own subjects. This period includes the successful conquest of Scotland, the series of wars with France known as the Hundred Years' War, and...

Download Voices Of The American Civil War: Stories Of Men, Women, & Children Who Lived Through The War Between The States

Voices Of The American Civil War: Stories Of Men, Women, & Children Who Lived Through The War Between The States

History | 141 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Kendall Haven  |  Isbn: 9781563089053  |  File size: 3 MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 346  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Immerse your students in these 27 gripping accounts of men, women, and children-from the North and the South-who lived, fought, and survived the Civil War. Following the same format as Voices of the American Revolution, nationally acclaimed author and storyteller Kendall Haven...

Download Key Issues In Historical Theory

Key Issues In Historical Theory

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Author: Herman Paul  |  Isbn: 9781138802735  |  File size: 750.4 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Key Issues in Historical Theory is a fresh, clear and well-grounded introduction to this vibrant field of inquiry, incorporating many examples from novels, paintings, music, and political debates. The book expertly engages the reader in discussions of what history is, how...

Download Joyce & Militarism

Joyce & Militarism

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Author: Greg Winston  |  Isbn: 9780813061344  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 316  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History “Greg Winston has produced a marvelous, deeply researched, and lucid story of Joyce’s exploration of the personal and social effects of the European cult of militarism. This is a significant contribution to interpretations of Joyce, capitalizing on both cultural...

Download Kosher Feijoada & Other Paradoxes Of Jewish Life In Sao Paulo

Kosher Feijoada & Other Paradoxes Of Jewish Life In Sao Paulo

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Author: Misha Klein  |  Isbn: 9780813039879  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 270  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History “The special strength of this book, aside from its lyrical writing, is that the author effortlessly blends the meaning of being Jewish in Brazil with that country’s much noted racial and cultural tolerance and shows how Jewish identity is impacted by Brazilian...

Download The End Of Tsarist Russia: The March To World War I & Revolution

The End Of Tsarist Russia: The March To World War I & Revolution

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Author: Dominic Lieven  |  Isbn: 9780670025589  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: History "Lieven has a double gift: first, for harvesting details to convey the essence of an era and, second, for finding new, startling, and clarifying elements in familiar stories. This is history with a heartbeat, and it could not be more engrossing."—Foreign Affairs One...

Download Stratofortress: The Story Of The B-52

Stratofortress: The Story Of The B-52

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Author: Martin Bowman  |  Isbn: 9781848848603  |  File size: 49.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Boeing's mighty B-52 Stratofortress has seen continuous operational service with the United States Air Force since the type was introduced in 1957. The aircraft has been upgraded several times and has assumed many different new roles since it was originally conceived and...

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The American South & The Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, & Agony In Dixie

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Author: Joseph A. Fry  |  Isbn: 9780813161044  |  File size: 8.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 456  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History To fully comprehend the Vietnam War, it is essential to understand the central role that southerners played in the nation's commitment to the war, in the conflict's duration, and in the fighting itself. President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and Secretary of State Dean Rusk of...

Download New Jersey: A History Of The Garden State

New Jersey: A History Of The Garden State

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Author: Maxine N. Lurie and Richard Veit  |  Isbn: 978-0813554099  |  File size: 4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "Maxine Lurie and Richard Veit do more than just connect the chronological dots of our sprawling history from the first Lenape inhabitants 12,000 years ago to today’s hectic lifestyles. They’ve culled the talents of 11 scholars and combined their...

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Comparative Perspectives On Afro-latin America

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Author: John Burdick and Kwame Dixon  |  Isbn: 9780813049625  |  File size: 4.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 382  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "This volume is long overdue, and at the cutting edge of scholarship. It is sure to become a standard reference."--Jerome Branche, author of "Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin American and the Caribbean" "A powerful and original collection...

Download German U-boat Losses During World War Ii: Details Of Destruction

German U-boat Losses During World War Ii: Details Of Destruction

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Author: Axel Niestle  |  Isbn: 9781848322103  |  File size: 37.1 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History No other publication on this subject comes even close to including the amount of detail provided in this book. An introduction both summarizes previous works on the subject and describes the difficulties of obtaining and verifying information from either the Germans or the...

Download From Africa To Jamaica: The Making Of An Atlantic Slave Society, 1775-1807

From Africa To Jamaica: The Making Of An Atlantic Slave Society, 1775-1807

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Author: Audra A. Diptee  |  Isbn: 9780813042008  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "From Africa to Jamaica" offers a new look at the Atlantic slave trade in its final years, fleshing out the historical portrait of the African men, women, and children who were sold in Jamaica and were thus among the last of the enslaved to put their stamp on Jamaican...

Download L'enquêteur Du Paranormal, Tome 3

L'enquêteur Du Paranormal, Tome 3

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Author: Christian R. Page  |  Isbn: 9782895623847  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages:  |  Language: French  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History Après trente-cinq ans d'enquêtes approfondies, le journaliste Christian R. Page est une sommité des phénomènes paranormaux au Québec. Dans ce troisième et dernier tome, il nous entraîne dans les sillons de phénomènes étranges et inexpliqués : la maison du diable à Amityville...

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After The Planners

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Author: Robert Goodman  |  Isbn: 9781288336098  |  File size: 9.2 MB  |  Year: 1972  |  Pages: 22  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History The Naval War College Review was established in 1948 and is a forum for discussion of public policy matters of interest to the maritime services. The forthright and candid views of the authors are presented for the professional education of the readers. Articles published are...

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The Cuban Revolution In The 21st Century

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Author: George Lambie  |  Isbn: 9780745330105  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 60  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History While most books and articles on Cuba seek to analyse the island’s socialist experiment from the perspective of internal dynamics or international relations, this book attempts to understand the revolutionary process as part of a counter-current against neoliberal...

Download Spiritual Seeing: Picturing God's Invisibility In Medieval Art (the Middle Ages Series)

Spiritual Seeing: Picturing God's Invisibility In Medieval Art (the Middle Ages Series)

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Author: Herbert L. Kessler  |  Isbn: 9780812235609  |  File size: 67.4 MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 292  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History If we cannot see God with our own eyes, for what purpose do we picture God in art? During the Middle Ages, the Second Commandment's warning against idolatry was largely set aside as the power of images became boldly and visibly evident. By the twelfth century, one...

Download The Fourth Of July: & The Founding Of America

The Fourth Of July: & The Founding Of America

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Author: Peter de Bolla  |  Isbn: 9781590202104  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 199  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History This enlightening exploration of the ritual celebration and mythology of America's birthday offers a fascinating window into the history of our nation and our people. The United States is a nation that touts its diversity, but there is one tradition that all Americans love...

Download The Cambridge History Of The Book In Britain, Volume 4

The Cambridge History Of The Book In Britain, Volume 4

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Author: D. F. McKenzie, John Barnard, and Maureen Bell  |  Isbn: 9781107657854  |  File size: 4.6 MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 947  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Volume 4 of The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain covers the years between the incorporation of the Stationers' Company in 1557 and the lapsing of the Licensing Act in 1695. In a period marked by deep religious divisions, civil war and...

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How We Came Back: Voices From Post-katrina New Orleans

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Author: Emily Chamlee-Wright and Nona Martin Storr  |  Isbn: 9781942951148  |  File size: 391 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 276  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: History On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana, displacing half a million people and causing more than $100 billion in damage in the Greater New Orleans region. The nation wondered how the people of New Orleans...

Download From Sit-ins To Sncc: The Student Civil Rights Movement In The 1960s

From Sit-ins To Sncc: The Student Civil Rights Movement In The 1960s

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Author: Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies  |  Isbn: 9780813049595  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 212  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History In the wake of the fiftieth anniversary of the historic sit-in at Woolworth’s lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T college students, From Sit-Ins to SNCC brings together the work of leading civil rights scholars to offer a new and groundbreaking...

Download Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric To Hellenistic Times, 2nd Edition

Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric To Hellenistic Times, 2nd Edition

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Author: Thomas R. Martin  |  Isbn: 9780300160055  |  File size: 5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its...

Download Daily Life In Civil War America, 2nd Edition

Daily Life In Civil War America, 2nd Edition

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Author: Dorothy Denneen Volo and James M. Volo  |  Isbn: 9780313366031  |  File size: 12.4 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 397  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History "This work on the daily lives of ordinary soldiers and civilians caught up on both sides of the Civil War features about 50 B&W historical photos, posters, and illustrations, many from the authors' own collection. It offers details on food, drink,...

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Roman Monarchy & The Renaissance Prince

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Author: Peter Stacey  |  Isbn: 9780521205382  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 361  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History Beginning with a sustained analysis of Seneca's theory of monarchy in the treatise De clementia, in this 2007 text Stacey traces the formative impact of ancient Roman political philosophy upon medieval and Renaissance thinking about princely government on the Italian peninsula...

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