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2014 Chemung History Calendar By Chemung History
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The 2014 ChemungHistory.com calendar is available. Old photos and postcards of Elmira, New York.
Dada and Futurism By Design History
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This was a class project focusing on the history of graphic design in the early 20th Century. The book is about the DADA movement and the Futurists.
Taksin the Great By History World
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During his reign, Taksin fought various wars. The new Burmese invasions were successfully repelled by his forces. He subjugated the northern Thai kingdom of Lanna, and he defeated the Laotian... More > principalities. In those days, Cambodia was a threat to his country, so consequently he successfully subjugated Cambodia. Taksin the Great Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Early Years and Education Chapter Three: Early Career Chapter Four: Establishment of Capital Chapter Five: Taksin’s Reign Chapter Six Economy, Culture and Religion Chapter Seven: Final Years and Death Chapter Eight: Critics< Less
Great Lives 16: Genghis Khan By History World
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He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed "Genghis Khan", he started the Mongol invasions that resulted... More > in the conquest of most of Eurasia. These included raids or invasions of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, Caucasus, Khwarezmid Empire, Western Xia and Jin dynasties. These campaigns were often accompanied by wholesale massacres of the civilian populations – especially in Khwarezmia. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China.< Less
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In the Western world he is better known as Saladin. He was a Kurdish Muslim. He was the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria. Saladin was the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty. Saladin was the leader of the... More > Muslim opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant. When he was at the top of his power, his empire included Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen, and some parts of North Africa. Under the leadership of Saladin, his armies successfully subdued the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin, and consequently he was able to recapture Palestine. The land of Palestine had been seized from the Fatimid Egyptians the Crusaders 88 years before. Saladin the Great Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Childhood and Early Life Chapter Three: Saladin’s Early Expeditions Chapter Four: Domestic Issues during His Rule Chapter Five: Expansions of the Empire Chapter Six: Death Chapter Seven: Saladin’s Legacy< Less
The Life of Keith Richards (and the Rolling Stones) By History Books
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This ebook is a biography on the life of Keith Richards, guitarist in the Rolling Stones. Explore Richards’ early life, musical career, and find out more information about his current... More > autobiography in this ebook specially formatted for electronic reading devices. Also contains the history of the Rolling Stones and their career as one of the world’s greatest ever rock bands. This book lists the studio albums of the bands along with all their worldwide tours. A great ebook for any fan of Richards and the Rolling Stones. Contains a fully linked table of contents for easy navigation.< Less
Great Lives 5: Ashoka the Great By History World
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In the history of India, Ashoka is referred to as Samraat Chakravartin Ashoka – the "Emperor of Emperors Ashoka". His name "aśoka" means "painless, without... More > sorrow" in Sanskrit (the a privativum and śoka "pain, distress"). In his edicts, he is referred to as Devānāmpriya (Pali Devānaṃpiya or "The Beloved Of The Gods"), and Priyadarśin (Pali Piyadasī or "He who regards everyone with affection"). Along with the Edicts of Ashoka, his legend is related in the later 2nd-century Aśokāvadāna ("Narrative of Asoka") and Divyāvadāna ("Divine narrative"), and in the Sri Lankan text Mahavamsa ("Great Chronicle").< Less
Timur the Great By History World
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Timur the Great Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Early History Chapter Three: Timur’s Personality Chapter Four: Timur as a Military Leader Chapter Five: Rise to... More > Power Chapter Six: Period of Expansion Chapter Seven: Timur’s Campaign against the Tughlaq Dynasty Chapter Eight: Campaigns in the Levant Chapter Nine: Timur’s Attempts to Attack the Ming Dynasty Chapter Ten: Timur as a Patron to the Arts Chapter Eleven: European Exchanges Chapter Twelve: What Europeans Think about Timur Chapter Thirteen: Timur’s Legacy< Less
Great Lives 17: Justinian I By History World
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One of the most important figures of Late Antiquity and the last Roman Emperor to speak Latin as a first language, Justinian's rule constitutes a distinct epoch in the history of the Eastern Roman... More > Empire. The impact of his administration extended far beyond the boundaries of his time and domain. Justinian's reign is marked by the ambitious but only partly realized renovatio imperii, or "restoration of the Empire". This ambition was expressed by the partial recovery of the territories of the defunct Western Roman Empire. His general Belisarius swiftly conquered the Vandal Kingdom in North Africa, extending Roman control to the Atlantic Ocean. Subsequently Belisarius, Narses, and other generals conquered the Ostrogothic Kingdom, restoring Dalmatia, Sicily, Italy, and Rome to the Empire after more than half a century of barbarian control.< Less
Michael Jackson: His Life By History Books
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Michael Joe Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, musician and philanthropist. Referred to as the King of Pop, Jackson is... More > recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records. His contribution to music, dance and fashion, along with a much-publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in the mid-1960s, and began his solo career in 1971. Explore his life, career and sad early death in this ebook specially formatted for ipad devices. A great book for all of his fans. Contains a fully linked table of contents for easy navigation. JACKSON WILL LIVE ON FOREVER - LONG LIVE THE KING OF POP< Less