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The Art of War

The Art of War

Sun Tzu (original) | History
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Published: Apr 2014
Downloads: 1619
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: 655
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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Format: PDF
Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 95
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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Format: PDF
Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 233
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: 176
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...


A History of China

A History of China

Wolfram Eberhard | History
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Published: Jan 2014
Downloads: 1400
Pages: 257

A book on the history of China covering the following periods: Prehistoric China, Shang Dynasty, Chou Dynasty, the dissolution of the feudal system, Ch'in Dynasty, Han Dynasty, epoch of the first division of China

King Alfred's Viking

King Alfred's Viking

Charles W. Whistler | History
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Published: Jan 2014
Downloads: 421
Pages: 139

This book contains historical facts about King Alfred and the Vikings that he leads. It also includes details of his private life.

The Story of the Greeks

The Story of the Greeks

H. A. Guerber | History
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Published: Jan 2014
Downloads: 488
Pages: 101

A history book that focuses on important people and events in early Greece giving readers an understanding of how civilization in Greece evolved.


The Story of Geographical Discovery: How the World Became Known

The Story of Geographical Discovery: How the World Became Known

Joseph Jacobs | History
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Published: Dec 2013
Downloads: 513
Pages: 83

In the Appendix I have given in chronological order, and for the first time on such a scale in English, the chief voyages and explorations by which our knowledge of the world has been increased, and the chief works in which that knowledge has been recorded. In the body of the work I have then...

Peter Parley's Tales about America and Australia

Peter Parley's Tales about America and Australia

Samuel Griswold Goodrich | History
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Published: Dec 2013
Downloads: 190
Pages: 90

Parley tells how America was first discovered, and about Columbus the Discoverer.

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