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To Kumassi with Scott

To Kumassi with Scott

Adrian Musgrave | History
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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.

Medieval Today

Medieval Today

Arcaeditora | History
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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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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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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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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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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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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...

King Alfred's Viking

King Alfred's Viking

Charles W. Whistler | History
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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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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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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...