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Fort Collins at 150: A Sesquicentennial History

Fort Collins at 150: A Sesquicentennial History

Wayne Sundberg | History
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Published: Nov 2014
Downloads: 41
Pages: 246

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Fort Collins, Colorado, Visit Fort Collins has commissioned HPN Books to publish a heavily-illustrated coffee table book presenting the rich history of Fort Collins.Author Wayne Sundberg is a Fort Collins icon. A teacher of history, an activist...

Under Three Flags in Cuba

Under Three Flags in Cuba

Adrian Musgrave | History
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Published: Oct 2014
Downloads: 251
Pages: 106

George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times...


To Kumassi with Scott

To Kumassi with Scott

Adrian Musgrave | History
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Published: Oct 2014
Downloads: 60
Pages: 101

An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.

Mystery at the Colonial Williamsburg

Mystery at the Colonial Williamsburg

David Allen Rivera | History
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Published: Aug 2014
Downloads: 528
Pages: 150

Since 1938, a small group of esoteric researchers have attempted to garner public support to force the Bruton Parish Episcopal Church in Williamsburg, VA to allow an excavation beneath the foundations of the original church in the cemetery behind their current building. They believe that a secret...

Medieval Today

Medieval Today

Arcaeditora | History
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Format: PDF
Published: Aug 2014
Downloads: 48
Pages: 235

Medieval Today - Is an On-Line Magazine of medieval issues and photography written in Portuguese. This second issue of this magazine has more than 230 pages and over 150 pictures most taken at the Medieval Fest's and historic Recreations in Portugal. Make a true TRAVEL IN TIME throughout MEDIEVAL...


The Art of War

The Art of War

Sun Tzu (original) | History
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Published: Apr 2014
Downloads: 1378
Pages: 34

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. Each of the 13 chapters of the book is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its...

Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents

Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents

Al Carroll | History
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Published: Mar 2014
Downloads: 569
Pages: 511

Speak No Evil About Presidents, so say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. Gives an eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents; mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and a look at the noblest presidents as well. Three presidents...

Making Peace After Genocide

Making Peace After Genocide

Howard Wolpe | History
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 87
Pages: 80

A former seven-term member of Congress and presidential special envoy during the Clinton administration, Howard Wolpe led the U.S. delegation to the Arusha and Lusaka peace talks to end the civil wars in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This report distills the author’s...


Profiles in Leadership

Profiles in Leadership

Central Intelligence Agency | History
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 210
Pages: 61

This unclassified publication offers a high-level overview of the CIA's history by featuring the 23 leaders who directed the CIA and its forerunners from 1941 to 2012. By the end of the publication, readers have a deeper knowledge of the Agency's history and a greater understanding of how the...

Trouthe is the Highest Thing

Trouthe is the Highest Thing

Robert B. Waltz | History
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Published: Jan 2014
Downloads: 167
Pages: 85

In the Franklin's tale, Geoffrey Chaucer tells us that "trouthe is the highest thing that man can keep." But what is this "truth?" It's not exactly the truth or troth. It is a virtue more complex than either. This book looks at Chaucer's use of the word. Chaucer also argues that it is a virtue and...

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