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The History of England, from the Accession of James II -- Volume 2 By Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay
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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: Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October... More > 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history have been hailed as literary masterpieces.Macaulay held political office as the Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841, and the Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. He played a major role in introducing English and western concepts to education in India. He supported the replacement of Persian by English as the official language, the use of English as the medium of instruction in all schools, and the training of English-speaking Indians as teachers.In his view, Macaulay divided the world into civilised nations and barbarism, with Britain representing the high point of civilisation. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Babington_Macaulay< Less
The History of England, from the Accession of James II -- Volume 5 By Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay
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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: Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October... More > 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history have been hailed as literary masterpieces.Macaulay held political office as the Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841, and the Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. He played a major role in introducing English and western concepts to education in India. He supported the replacement of Persian by English as the official language, the use of English as the medium of instruction in all schools, and the training of English-speaking Indians as teachers.In his view, Macaulay divided the world into civilised nations and barbarism, with Britain representing the high point of civilisation. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Babington_Macaulay< Less
Thoughts Travel By CH 3
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Author and Poet, CH3 a.k.a. Clarence Haines III was born Dec. 3rd, 1969 in Los Angeles, California. Shortly after he relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana, he was reared solely by his mother's side of... More > the family. He served in the United States Army from 1987 to 1994. In 1990 he was deployed to the Persian Gulf War. He received many medals during his service in the military. One of which was The Army Accommodation Medal. He developed his skills in transportation after serving his country, and became an operator at the Regional Transit Authority. This amazing United States hero and entrepreneur has created an exclusive line of T-shirts, and is in the process of creating a Non-Profit Organization for kids from the ages of 7-16. Thoughts Travel is his 1st work of art. Stay tuned for Courses of the Luminaries by CH3 and Alicee White also from Glover Lane Press.< Less
Chinese Information Warfare: A Phantom Menace Or Emerging Threat? By Toshi Yoshihara & Strategic Studies Institute
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Mao Tse-tung counseled, “To achieve victory we must as far as possible make the enemy blind and deaf by sealing his eyes and ears, and drive his commanders to distraction by creating confusion... More > in their minds.” Few concepts mesh so contextually with Mao than the Chinese approach to Information Warfare (IW). As the People’s Republic of China struggles with its national military strategy, IW offers opportunities to win wars without the traditional clash of arms. In this monograph, Mr. Toshi Yoshihara explores what he perceives to be China’s pursuit of IW as a method of fighting asymmetric warfare against the United States. Largely imitative of U.S. thoughts, literature, and practices on IW, he believes the Chinese are seeking ways to adapt it to their own style of warfare. Paradoxically, he observes that the Chinese have not gleaned their intelligence through espionage, but through careful scrutiny of U.S. IW in practice. The Persian Gulf War and Kosovo conflict have provided ample largess to the Chinese ...< Less
Hermead: Aristoteles By Surazeus Astarius
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Causes Of Aristoteles - Aristoteles explores with his friend Philippos, whose father is king of Makedonia, then goes to see his father who is a doctor at the court hospital, but his father is dying.... More > His uncle sends him to Athens where he studies at the Akademia of Platon for twenty years, exploring nature with his friends. When Aristoteles is passed over as head of the Akademia, he travels with his friend Hermias to Aiolis where his father is king. Aristoteles falls in love with Pythias, and they spend several years exploring the flora and fauna of Lesbos Island with Theophrastos. After Hermias is killed by the Persians, Aristoteles takes his family to Makedonia where he becomes tutor for young Alexandros and his friends. Philippos and his father form the League of Korinthos, and Aristoteles founds a philosophy school in the Lykeion in Athens while Alexandros conquers the world. After Alexandros dies, Aristoteles flees for his life to Euboia where he dies. Causes Of Aristoteles has 6,912 lines of blank verse.< Less
The Adventures of a Girl Wearing Pearls By Jan Constable
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In May, 1970 Jan’s life as she knew it was turned upside down. Aged 27 and newly married, Jan was completely taken by surprise when her husband Mike announced he'd been posted to a then... More > unheard of desert kingdom called Dubai for work. This was light years away from the green and pleasant land she thought of as home! Was she equipped for such an about turn in her life? No, not really! Thus it was with fear and trepidation that she embarked on the journey to Dubai, knees quivering. Quintessentially English, Jan wondered if she would survive in this hot and humid country straddled by the Persian Gulf? Would she have to adhere to the Arab custom of being clad from top to toe in a black Abaya and Burka? Or overnight become the prisoner of Zenda? How would she cope with the hideous heat? Read: The Adventures of a Girl Wearing Pearls and be entertained and amazed at how Jan managed to rise to a challenge that was most definitely not for the faint-hearted girl she thought she was!< Less
The Adventures of a Girl Wearing Pearls By Jan Constable
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In May, 1970 Jan’s life as she knew it was turned upside down. Aged 27 and newly married, Jan was completely taken by surprise when her husband Mike announced he'd been posted to a then... More > unheard of desert kingdom called Dubai for work. This was light years away from the green and pleasant land she thought of as home! Was she equipped for such an about turn in her life? No, not really! Thus it was with fear and trepidation that she embarked on the journey to Dubai, knees quivering. Quintessentially English, Jan wondered if she would survive in this hot and humid country straddled by the Persian Gulf? Would she have to adhere to the Arab custom of being clad from top to toe in a black Abaya and Burka? Or overnight become the prisoner of Zenda? How would she cope with the hideous heat? Read: The Adventures of a Girl Wearing Pearls and be entertained and amazed at how Jan managed to rise to a challenge that was most definitely not for the faint-hearted girl she thought she was!< Less
Confessions of a Caricaturist By Oliver Herford
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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: Oliver Herford (1863–1935) was an American writer, artist... More > and illustrator who has been called "The American Oscar Wilde". [citation needed] As a frequent contributor to The Mentor, Life, and Ladies' Home Journal, he sometimes signed his artwork as "O Herford". In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little Book of Bores. He also wrote short poems like "The Chimpanzee" and "The Hen", as well as writing and illustrating "The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten" (1904) and "Excuse It Please" (1930). His sister Beatrice Herford was also a humorist.Ethel Mumford and Addison Mizner wrote a small book The Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1903 as a Christmas present and added Herford's name as an author as a joke. The printer made up more copies to sell and to everyone's surprise it was an astounding success. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Herford< Less
I remember ... (pb) By rich browne
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Currently living in Ohio, Rich Browne has been something of a gypsy. He has lived in 12 states, visited 49 of the 50, two U.S. territories and 18 foreign countries. He was a journalist. He worked... More > for nearly 30-some odd years for a variety of daily and non-daily newspapers in a wide range of positions, He also has been a "war correspondent" during Operation Just Cause in 1989 and a teacher and instructor. In addition he also won many journalistic awards. Rich served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Naval Reserve in the Vietnam Era (but not in Vietnam); and was in the Army National Guard when he was called up for service in the Persian Gulf War, during both Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm where he served as an Army public affairs specialist in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Rich now is medically retired from the U.S. Army where he was a civilian public affairs officer.< Less
I remember ... By Rich Browne
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Rich Browne has lived in 12 states, visited 49 of the 50, two U.S. territories and 18 foreign countries. Married (second), he has two adult daughters. He also has a stepson and a stepdaughter, both... More > of whom live in Canada. He has five grandkids: two granddaughters, two step-granddaughters and a step-grandson. He worked for more than 30-some-odd years for a variety of newspapers in a wide range of positions, including editor, He also has been a "war correspondent" during Operation Just Cause in 1989 and a teacher and an instructor. A decorated veteran of two combat eras, he served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Naval Reserve in the Vietnam Era (but not in Vietnam); and was in the Army National Guard when he was called up for service in the Persian Gulf War, during both Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm where he served as an Army public affairs specialist in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. He medically retired after serving as a civilian public affairs officer for the U.S. Army.< Less

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