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Waterloo: A sequel to The Conscript of 1813 By Erckmann-Chatrian
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Erckmann-Chatrian was the name used by French authors... More > Émile Erckmann (1822–1899) and Alexandre Chatrian (1826–1890), nearly all of whose works were jointly written.Both Erckmann and Chatrian were born in the département of Moselle, in the Lorraine region in the extreme north-east of France. They specialised in military fiction and ghost stories in a rustic mode, applying to the Vosges mountain range and the Alsace-Lorraine region techniques inspired by story-tellers from the Black Forest. Lifelong friends who first met in the spring of 1847, they finally quarreled during the mid-1880s, after which they did not produce any more stories jointly. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erckmann-Chatrian< Less
The Eagle of the Empire: A Story of Waterloo By Cyrus Townsend Brady
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920)... More > was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters.He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyrus_Townsend_Brady< Less
The Belgian Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865 – March 18, 1937) was an... More > American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for Dutch Twins (1911) and its sequels, the Twins series.Lucy Fitch was born on July 12, 1865 in Maples, Indiana to Appleton Howe and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch. Her father was a teacher who moved to Maples to co-found a barrel stave factory. Her mother was a teacher. Fitch moved with her mother to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to live with her father's patents as her father tried to recover from a financial setback from the Panic of 1873. Unhappy with the Hopkinton schools, the family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1879.Fitch graduated from high school in 1883 and moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Museum of Fine Arts School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Fitch_Perkins< Less
A Family that went to war By Gordon Smith
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In 1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the... More > fight. This saga follows their journeys through Gallipoli and the Western Front. The saga also covers time in Egypt, England and France away rom the fighting. This is a story of a family and how it was affected by a on the other side of the world. It tells of the battles, the wounding and sickness endured by these young men as well as the lighter moments. A readable history that shows some insights into what it was like during those dark times.< Less
JOHN WILLIAM WEILAND Luxembourg to America: An Immigrant Experience By Michele Weiland
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John William Weiland, born in 1833 in Bertrange, Luxembourg, made the difficult decision to leave his friends and family and journey alone to a new land of promise -- America. A flood of immigrants... More > surged to the United States from Luxembourg and the rest of Europe during the 19th century. John and farmers like him felt they had no future in a country where the population was growing as the size of their farms was dwindling. Poor harvests only contributed to the urge to search for a brighter future. At the same time, there was a perception that America was a sort of paradise, where there were opportunities for social advancement, land ownership, and political freedom. John and others like him sought a place of refuge similar to their homeland, and he found it with the numerous other Luxembourgers who settled on the rich Midwestern farmland of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.< Less
Let's Pretend By Kelvin Obareti
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My heart goes out to the Belgian kids who lost their dear lives on the school trip. May the good LORD comfort their friends and families and may such a loss never repeat itself again. To the Afghan... More > civilians who lost their lives this month and to the Syrian masses, I pray that peace will reign with you in Jesus name. Thanks for downloading this instalment of the monthly giveaway. God bless you as you read this. Don’t be selfish so share the message in this issue with families, friends, and enemies lol. The April giveaway will be based on Easter and God’s love.< Less
The Venus of the Low Countries By K. Bender
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The topical catalogue 'The Venus of the Low Countries' Vol. 3.1 in the series 'The Iconography of Venus from the Middle Ages to Modern Times' lists 2636 artworks (sculptures, reliefs, paintings,... More > frescos, drawings, prints and illustrations) of 728 identified artists of the Low Countries. The date of creation, artist's name, title(s), type, medium/support and dimension of the artwork, the owner, inventory number and information sources are given. The catalogue is ordered chronologically under the 18 main topics and many more subtopics of the rich iconography of Venus. An index of artists, a directory of owners and an extensive bibliography are included. 201 pp. See http://sites.google.com/site/venusiconography/< Less
La Question des Ouvriers en 1830 By Louis de Potter
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Louis de Potter tenait fort à coeur le sort des ouvriers à cette époque (cfr. ses études de sciences sociales)
Lettre à S. Van de Weyer en 1830 By Louis de Potter
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Lettre de Louis à son ami et ancien avocat suite à une divergence de vues entre eux
The Venus of the Low Countries By K. Bender
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The topical catalogue 'The Venus of the Low Countries' Vol. 3.1 in the series 'The Iconography of Venus from the Middle Ages to Modern Times' lists 2636 artworks (sculptures, reliefs, paintings,... More > frescos, drawings, prints and illustrations) of 728 identified artists of the Low Countries. The date of creation, artist's name, title(s), type, medium/support and dimension of the artwork, the owner, inventory number and information sources are given. The catalogue is ordered chronologically under the 18 main topics and many more subtopics of the rich iconography of Venus. An index of artists, a directory of owners and an extensive bibliography are included. 201 pp. See http://sites.google.com/site/venusiconography/< Less