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A Welsh Song In Patagonia By William Casnodyn Rhys
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William Casnodyn Rhys, a young theology student, dreamed of establishing a Welsh colony where the Welsh language and culture could be preserved. A few years later, the Baptist congregation of the... More > Chubut Valley Colony offered this young pastor of the Baptist Congregation of Swansea, Wales, an invitation to pastor the chapel they were building. Rhys accepted the offer, and with his young wife and baby daughter Myfanwy, sailed in 1876 to Patagonian shores where they began their new home in the lower valley of the Chubut river, called Chupat by the Tehuelche Indians, and Camwy by the Welsh. For over 70 years, Rhys' manuscript about life on the Welsh Colony in Patagonia, Pioneers in Patagonia, together with the talks "15 Years in Patagonia", lay dormant in the archives of The National Library of Wales. The manuscripts were finally discovered and for the first time are available in English, as compiled in 2005 by Rhys' grandson, David H. Rhys Ph.D.< Less
The Welsh Discovery of America By Benjamin Franklin Bowden
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A Welsh Prince in 1170 AD establish several colonoies in the World. These colonies merged with several Native Indian tribes to form the Welsh Inidian tribes which settled all over North American as... More > well as Mexico and Central America where they became established the Aztec and Mayan Empires. The Bible predicts the restoration of the Matoc Nation.< Less
Mandanism: The Welsh Origins of the Mandan Indians By Jeredite Publication Society
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This book describes the controversial theory that Welsh settlers under the guidance of Prince Madoc, establish colonies in the New World which evolved into the Mandan Indians of North America and... More > perhaps other tribes.< Less
Tamarind Blossoms By Yvonne Welsh
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BLACK SATIRE AN ANGLO INDIAN WEDDING RESTS ON SOCIAL MANNERISMS AND EVIL BETRAYAL The next day the sun rose like liquid gold, the burning rays of the summer had been cooled by the monsoon rains. ... More > The bats were coming in to roost on the banyan tree near by, their fluttering and raucous cries filled the bright morning air, adding to the excitement Norah felt, as she sat up in bed and stretched. She put on her housecoat and walked out onto the veranda, she smiled as she watched the colony of these little black creatures, jostling with each other. Each trying to find a niche on the branch where they would hang till the night came once more. 'An everyday story of Anglo-Indian folk - A charming, witty and subtle re-creation of a lost world and time' Mary Cutler - Script Writer for 'The Archers' Bright, amusing, and fateful - two heroines marvellously, adrift in the swirling bazaars of Hyderabad.' Richard Thornley - Author< Less
Tamarind Blossoms By Yvonne Welsh
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BLACK SATIRE AN ANGLO INDIAN WEDDING RESTS ON SOCIAL MANNERISMS AND EVIL BETRAYAL The next day the sun rose like liquid gold, the burning rays of the summer had been cooled by the monsoon rains. ... More > The bats were coming in to roost on the banyan tree near by, their fluttering and raucous cries filled the bright morning air, adding to the excitement Norah felt, as she sat up in bed and stretched. She put on her housecoat and walked out onto the veranda, she smiled as she watched the colony of these little black creatures, jostling with each other. Each trying to find a niche on the branch where they would hang till the night came once more. 'An everyday story of Anglo-Indian folk - A charming, witty and subtle re-creation of a lost world and time' Mary Cutler - Script Writer for 'The Archers' Bright, amusing, and fateful - two heroines marvellously, adrift in the swirling bazaars of Hyderabad.' Richard Thornley - Author< Less
Through South Africa His Visit to Rhodesia, the Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natal By Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley
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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: Henry Morton Stanley GCB (born John Rowlands; 28 January 1841... More > – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone. Upon finding Livingstone, Stanley reportedly asked, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Stanley is also known for his search for the source of the Nile, his work in and development of the Congo Basin region in association with King Leopold II of the Belgians, and commanding the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. He was knighted in 1899.Henry Stanley was born in 1841 as John Rowlands in Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales. His mother Elizabeth Parry was 18 years old at the time of his birth. She abandoned him as a very young baby and cut off all communication. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Morton_Stanley< Less
Oroonoko: the Royal Slave By Aphra Behn
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Abducted into Slavery, Separated from His Love Forever Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave is a short work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688 by William Canning and... More > reissued with two other fictions later that year. The eponymous hero is an African prince from Coramantien who is tricked into slavery and sold to British colonists in Surinam where he meets the narrator. Behn's text is a first person account of his life, love, rebellion and execution. This short novel was based on the author's own experiences in the new South American colony. It is one of the earliest English novels. Interest in it has increased since the 1970s, critics arguing that Behn is the foremother of British women writers, and that Oroonoko is a crucial text in the history of the novel. Aphra Behn (baptised 14 December 1640 – 16 April 1689) was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration, the first English professional female literary writer.< Less
Oroonoko: The Royal Slave By Aphra Behn
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Abducted into Slavery, Separated from His Love Forever Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave is a short work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688 by William Canning and... More > reissued with two other fictions later that year. The eponymous hero is an African prince from Coramantien who is tricked into slavery and sold to British colonists in Surinam where he meets the narrator. Behn's text is a first person account of his life, love, rebellion and execution. This short novel was based on the author's own experiences in the new South American colony. It is one of the earliest English novels. Interest in it has increased since the 1970s, critics arguing that Behn is the foremother of British women writers, and that Oroonoko is a crucial text in the history of the novel. Aphra Behn (baptised 14 December 1640 – 16 April 1689) was a prolific dramatist of the English Restoration, the first English professional female literary writer.< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed adventures. These are true stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince... More > Madoc were among the gallant heroes. They beat Columbus to the New World. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Trade Alliance of Welsh, Norse, and Irish Colonies in 1261. These Colonies exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, whale oil, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret sent Henry Sinclair and the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Vital commerce resumed in 1398. In 1588, Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to Norumbega on the East Coast. The author found the Viking America Map. It reveals that English Franciscans mapped the entire Eastern Seaboard before Columbus sailed.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less

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