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The Adventures of Princess Praline By Eric Cuffie, Illustrator & Marcelle K. Ernewein
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Princess Praline, a beautiful Persian cat, overhears a conversation by her owners about the newest fashion craze to hit New Orleans…shiny red alligator shoes. Knowing that could only mean... More > trouble for her alligator friends down in Bayou Black, Princess Praline and her best friend Mint Julep, set out one night to warn Garfield Gator, Governor of Bayou Black, of the impending trouble. Along the way, they meet various swamp friends who help them make their journey from the City of New Orleans to the swamp lands of Bayou Black to warn the alligators. I am 88 years old from Pearl River, Louisiana, located on the edge of the Honey Island Swamp. I have 6 children, 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. I love telling stories using local swamp animals and a mixture of French words, come alive in the minds of young children.< Less
Marco Polo's Daughters: Asian Discovery of the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Tells the story of how Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Persian explorers mapped ancient America's West Coast. Marco Polo’s daughters were among the women who altered the course of history. The... More > book reveals the story behind their incredible “Adventure Travel Shows.” Marco Polo was much more than just a traveling journalist who went to China in the 13th century. He was first-and-foremost a technological spy. Marco Polo's voyages covered coastal regions along the Northwest Passage of Canada and down the West Coast from Alaska to Peru. These were presented to the Italian women’s salons of the early Renaissance, where they played a significant role in the literacy and scientific training of young women. Marco Polo started the Northwest Passage Legend; and he brought the first firearms (the harquebus) back to Europe from China.< Less
A History of the Art of Magic By T.T Timayenis
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Magic has often been erroneously considered as exclusively of Persian origin, which error the Athenian Philosopher Plato appears to have originated.It is not possible to name any one Country as the... More > birthplace of Magic.We must look to the Continent of Asia, Asia at large as it's native place. No section of this World is richer then Asia in wilderness, deep sequestered valleys, mournful solitudes, and gloomy caverns; in fact, it's deserts are as numerous and as extensive as it's mighty rivers and inland seas. The original and best description of Magic art was grounded on this aphorism: "Man may become by the assistance and co-operation of spiritual powers, and the capacities of his divine origin, capable of a higher sphere of activity, as well within himself, which gives him dominion not only over himself, but also over nature.< Less
Travels Into Bokhara By Alexander Burnes
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Alexander Burnes was a British adventurer and employee of the East India Company during the turbulent era of The Great Game. He spoke Hindi and Persian and was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role... More > in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara, which made his name. He was rumored to be a spy during the first Afghan War and was knighted by Queen Victoria for his clandestine services during the conflict. Burnes kept a lively, detailed record of his trail-blazing journey across Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, the Indian sub-continent and beyond which he later published in three volumes to great acclaim, entitled Travels into Bokhara - A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & Persia. This new digital edition of Travels into Bokhara Volume I has an image gallery with illustrations referenced by Burnes, including a plate of the original Buddhas of Bamiyan, the giant Buddha icons dynamited and destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.< Less
The African History Book of All Times: The Ultimate Pitch of What is Wrong with Black People? By Joe Mintsa
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African History Books have been written and rewritten thousands of times. But what is bizarre about all these African History Books is that they are divided into three groups: one that deals with... More > Colonial History, one that deals with Mediterranean History, and one that deals with Pre-history. The first one tells us about the Europeans all over the African continent. The second one tells us about the Kemets, the Persians and the Greeks in North Africa. And the last one tells us about primitive Negroes who did not themselves have any idea of the notion of History; so someone else has had to write their History in their place. There is no wonder that Basil Davidson has had to come to the embittering conclusion that what is referred to as African History today is nothing but "African History Without Africans" (1999). This is the book in which the true face of what may be referred to as African History is shown in full beam to a world that has cessed to believe in it.< Less
The Ancient World: History Activity Pages for Kingfisher History or Notebooking By T. Ann Burgess
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History Activity Pages are a set of activity pages that can be used with the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia. Each page corresponds to a section of the encyclopedia and should be used after reading... More > the related section. The History Activity Pages have been left in a loose format for ease of use in Notebooking. The activity pages contain the following sections: Questions, Map Activity, Matching or Creative Activity, Time Line Activity. These activity pages are complete and user friendly for both parent or teacher. This set covers the following: Sumer & Akkad, Ancient Egypt, Europe, the Indus Valley, Ancient Crete, the Mycenaeans, the Shang and Zhou Dynasty, the Hittites, Babylon, the Assyrians, the Hebrews, the Phoenicians, Africa, America, Aryan India, Rome, the Dorians and the Persian Empire. The time period is from 5000 BC-212 BC.< Less
The Little Ball O' Fire; or, the Life and Adventures of John Marston Hall The Works of G. P. R. James, Vol. XV. By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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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: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
Arrah Neil or, Times of Old By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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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: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
The History of Chivalry By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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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: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
Strategy Six Pack 3 By Jacob Abbott et al.
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Strategy Six Pack 3 presents a classic sextet of tactical texts: Sea Power by Cyprian Bridge Xerxes by Jacob Abbott Joan of Arc by Edward Shepherd Creasy Elements of Military Art and Science by... More > H. W. Halleck Andrew Jackson by William Garrott Brown Aircraft and Submarines by Willis J. Abbot Halleck’s Elements of Military Art and Science is a timeless manual that is required reading in military schools. There is also Sea Power by Cyprian Bridge and Willis J. Abbot’s Aircraft and Submarines, the definitive work on early pre-World War I flying machines, an aviation buff’s delight. Plus a look at Joan of Arc’s defeat of the English at Orleans, a biography of Old Hickory, President Andrew Jackson and a study of Xerxes, the infamous Persian potentate who invaded Greece in 480 BC with an army of five million.< Less

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