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Pirates 4. - The Blood Sisters - A life of two Women Pirates, back in the Eighteenth Century - Historical Fiction By Luc Dragoni
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Despite her doubts and hesitations, Blandine Veyre finally chose to stay in the company of the pirates. However, on board the ship, the decision to join the West Indies has been unanimously voted,... More > which will take her definitively away from her native Mediterranean province. Somehow, the young girl seems to get used to her new life. Her skill in repairing the sails really impressed the Pirate’s Captain but now, at the request of this same Captain named ‘The Brigantine', she will gradually have to carry out tasks much more delicate, intense, even perilous, which nevertheless represent only the daily lot of the freebooters’ existence...< Less
American Indian Stories By Gertrude Bonnin (Zitkala Sa)
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A Collection of American Indian Stories based upon the life of an American Sioux Girl in the late nineteenth Century. Written by Zitkala-sa (Gertrude Bonnin) - Lecturer and Author of Old Indian... More > Legends, Americanize The First American, and other stories Also a Member of the Woman's National Foundation and the League of American Pen-Women.< Less
Ouabache By David Lottes
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Ouabache is the old French spelling of Wabash, the Algonquin word waapaahšiiki, the name the Miami Indians gave to the river that runs through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. This is a novel about... More > life in the valley during the French Colonial period. It has been over three centuries since the first of these French-speaking adventurers paddled their canoes down the Wabash River and the details of their everyday lives are still largely a mystery. Based on a mix of facts and folklore Ouabache is the story of a boy and his mother struggling to find their place on the frontier of French Colonial North America. Featuring actual events and characters from history the story follows Charlotte and her son La'Havre from the Mississippi Delta to the Wabash River Valley painting a vivid picture of life among the French and Native people who occupied the land in the eighteenth century.< Less
The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Combined Index By Kathryn Smith Black
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In the early seventeenth century, Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor were established along the Connecticut River. Dynamic Puritan churches were the center of these towns. The seventeenth and... More > eighteenth centuries saw the colony’s expansion as the population expanded to more towns along the river and to towns inland. Welles and his descendants played parts in two wars with Native American tribes, received a new colonial charter in 1662 from King Charles II and then protected it from an English governor in 1682, engaged in lively trade with England and the Caribbean, and fought in the French and Indian War. A few participated in the Revolutionary War. They were among the founders of Yale and Williams colleges and served as farmers, legislators, judges, ministers, generals, sea captains, and homemakers. They fought as officers and privates in the Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. This cross index features every name in volumes 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, and 3C.< Less
Русский Галантный век в лицах и сюжетах. Книга вторая. By Лев Бердников
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Lev Berdnikov reveals the Russian eighteenth century to the reader in an expressive documentary narrative. Considerable attention is paid to “gallant” Russian culture, the psychology of... More > Russian dandies, and to dress codes introduced by Russian autocratic rulers - to those people who stood at the origins of the new fashion and new forms of behavior. Special consideration is given to the phenomenon of Russian court jesters and to their unusual, sometimes very dramatic fate. Under the mask of a clown were hidden live human passions, trampled dignity, and the social and cultural needs of the era. The author also examines the heated poetic battles around the sonnet - a genre that had just entered Russian letters. Writing the perfect sonnet in the native language was considered an ambitious goal whose success as the result of "difficulty overcome" represented the elevation of Russian culture.< Less
A Casual Conquest By Derek Walker
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In an ‘alternative history’ scenario in which Eighteenth Century Europe is reminiscent of South Asia in the dying years of the Mughal Empire, a young man from Japan starts his first job... More > in a distant colony at the Honourable West Europa Company in Antwerp. Soon he is accompanying his boss on a mission to Hamburg, where he listens to the itinerant Mozart Minstrels and is seduced by the Duchess of Holstein (Catherine the Great in ‘real time’). His next journey takes him to the Shantungese colony of Britain, where he sees an altarpiece painted by Gainsborough and helps a young runaway nun escape to Antwerp. At a Council meeting he hears his bosses debate whether a trading company ought to take responsibility for governing failed states. Before long he is sent to observe a war between ambitious rulers of petty principalities; and he meets a famous native poet and philosopher. Soon he begins to miss the British girl he left in Antwerp, and wonders if she will welcome his return.< Less
A Casual Conquest By Derek Walker
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In an ‘alternative history’ scenario in which Eighteenth Century Europe is reminiscent of South Asia in the dying years of the Mughal Empire, a young man from Japan starts his first job... More > in a distant colony at the Honourable West Europa Company in Antwerp. Soon he is accompanying his boss on a mission to Hamburg, where he listens to the itinerant Mozart Minstrels and is seduced by the Duchess of Holstein (Catherine the Great in ‘real time’). His next journey takes him to the Shantungese colony of Britain, where he sees an altarpiece painted by Gainsborough and helps a young runaway nun escape to Antwerp. At a Council meeting he hears his bosses debate whether a trading company ought to take responsibility for governing failed states. Before long he is sent to observe a war between ambitious rulers of petty principalities; and he meets a famous native poet and philosopher. Soon he begins to miss the British girl he left in Antwerp, and wonders if she will welcome his return.< Less

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