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Their Past Your Future By York Art Gallery
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In this book, the local people of York recall the effects of war, on themselves and thier loved ones. Inspired by the collections of York Museums Trust, community groups have worked with creative... More > writers to tell their stories. Included in the book, are first hand acounts, relating to images from York Art Gallery, amongst them the words of Effie Townend, a nurse from Selby, awarded the Royal Red Cross for her duty aboard HMHS Somersetshire.< Less
The Norfolk Incident By William W. Warwick IV
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Invisible Heads: Surrealists in North America - An Untold Story By Allan Graubard, Thom Burns
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Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. This... More > volume charts its course from 1971 to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack Dauben, Mike Kabotie, Richard Waara, Terri Engel, Jon Graham and many more. This history also represents the relationships between younger surrealists in North America with older surrealists such as Clarence John Laughlin, Eugenio Granell, Philip Lamantia, Mario Cesariny, Marie Wilson, Radovan Ivsic and Annie Le Brun. Essential to understanding the fate of surrealism in North America, this history has now found its voice and compass, just beyond the limits set by the past . . . Now in one volume with corrections and new indexes added . . . Enter and leave as you please . . .< Less
Early Records of the Grace Episcopal Church of Livermore, California By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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Records from 1900 through 1916 of the Grace Episcopal Church of Livermore, California, including baptisms, communicants, confirmations, marriages, deaths, and families. Includes every-name index.
The US Constitution Historical Facts By Jimmy Dale
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Interesting detailed text of historical facts about the US Constitution.
MEMOIRES du MARQUIS D'ARGENSON, 1825 By j.m. gallanar,editeur
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Rene d'Argenson foreign minister under Louis XV wrote entensive memoires and a number of political and literary treatises. He was a friend of the French Philosophes. The MEMOIRES, 1825 is the first... More > of three editions published after his death and edited by his son. Other editions include the following: (1)Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Memoires et Journal inedit du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris, 1857-1858, 5 tomes. (2)Journal et Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris 1859-1867, Rathery edition, 9 tomes. (3)Journal du Regne de Louis XV,Paris,2002 11 tomes.(4) Journal and Memoires of the Marquis d'Argenson, abridged and translated, Katharine Wormeley, editor, 1901, 2 volumes.< Less
War Powers in the 21st Century By Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate
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Uncertainty over Congress's role in two successive wars - Korea and then Vietnam - led to the passage of the War Powers Resolution in 1973. I think it's fair to say it was significantly a reaction to... More > America's longest war, one that pulled the country apart and left many questions about responsibilities and Presidential decisions. The resolution, which today's witnesses recommend repealing, has been controversial ever since it was enacted over President Nixon's veto. The 1973 resolution represented Congress's best effort to try to clarify and make concrete its role in the decision to go to war. That resolution required that the President consult with Congress prior to, and on a regular basis after, U.S. forces were deployed. More controversially, the law required that the President withdraw our forces within 60 days of their deployment into combat, absent specific congressional authorization or an extension of the deadline by Congress.< Less
Raking Leaves: Theorizing and Historicizing "Walt Whitman" By SIUe History Grad. Students
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Proceedings of SIUe 2011 Graduate Student Symposium, Department of Historical Studies
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
Mr. President - John Adams By John Adams
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Dream Books LLC presents the original words and writings of President John Adams. Our second president and first war time president. John Adams is the most influential man in the American Revolution,... More > and now can be the most influential man on your bookshelf!< Less