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The Leopold Redpath Fraud Case By Roger Beale
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In 1857 Leopold Redpath, formerly Registrar of the Great Northern Railway Company, was sentenced in the Central Criminal Court to transportation for life. He had been convicted of fraud against his... More > employers and their shareholders on a truly amazing scale. Over a period of about eight years he obtained nearly a quarter of a million pounds (about £20M in today's money) while employed at a maximum salary of only £250 a year. How was he able to get away with it for so long?< Less
A Special Family - Paperback - B&W By Nancy Ann Egbert
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A History of the Tenth Ward of the Meridian Idaho East Stake of the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from its conception. Including Activities, Members, Experiences, and almost 2000... More > Photos.< Less
The Kidder Story By CND Media
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A story about William Samuel Kidder in the 1800's during his time in The Igo/Ono area of California. He was a Baptist Minister in that area and one of the early pioneers of Shasta County. The story... More > was written by his daughters in 1961 and later passed on to me by a relative.< Less
Classic Russellville & Franklin County By Anderson Williams
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Compiled by Russellville native Anderson Williams, many of these newspaper photos taken from 1952 to 1959 by Homer "Scoop" Nelson, were never seen in print and have been out of circulation... More > for over fifty years. The images in this volume include crashed classic cars along with crime scene images, including illegal moonshine stills hidden in the backwoods of Franklin County, Alabama.< Less
The Art of War By Sun Tzu
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The warrior-philosopher and master strategist Sun Tzu compiled The Art of War more than two thousand years ago. Legend has it that he was known for the brilliant campaigns he led around the time of... More > Confucius. The Art of War is among the greatest classics of military literature ever written. Sun Tzu warfare is as applicable today as when the book was written some 2,500 years ago. As a reflection of the Chinese mind, this little work is as relevant as any Confucian classic. Originally a text for victory on the battlefield, the book has vastly transcended its original purpose. Here is a seminal work on the philosophy of successful leadership that is as applicable to contemporary business as it is to war. Today many leading American business schools use the text as required reading for aspiring managers, and even Oliver Stone's award-winning film Wall Street cites The Art of War as a guide to those who strive for success.< Less
Our Earth: Volcanoes By Conor Magennis
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This book will take you from the crater of vesuvuis to the atmosphere of earth.
The Castle of Otranto By Horace Walpole
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The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in the later 18th century... More > and early 19th century. Thus, Walpole, by extension, is arguably the forerunner to such authors as Charles Maturin, Ann Radcliffe, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and Daphne du Maurier.< Less
Act of Treason By Frank Dickens
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In 1598 George Bullen, an amanuensis, is asked to write the story of a soldier on the run from one of the unofficial private armies of that period. He discovers that what started out as a simple love... More > story develops into an astonishing and dramatic tale that changes not only the lives of those concerned but if proven to be true,the face of British history.< Less
The Tope Family of Carroll, Gallia and Madison Counties, Ohio By Linda L. Tope-Trent
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A History of my Tope family from the US patriarch John Tope through his third great grandson Walton S. Tope. Including many early family photographs.
2007 Historically Speaking - large 8.25" X 10.75" hardback By Ray Smith
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Stories from The Secret City of Oak Ridge, TN as published in The Oak Ridger newspaper's history column - Historically Speaking during 2007. The series began in February 2006 and has been published... More > each Tuesday since. This is the second annual volume of the series.< Less