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The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci: Documents of his Discoveries, Exploration and Mapping of the New World and South Americas (Hardcover) By Amerigo Vespucci & Clements R. Markham
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Adventurer, merchant and mapper of the New World, Amerigo Vespucci’s life is fascinating and vivid – his letters, published here in full, reveal his discoveries. Born in Florence in the... More > mid-15th century, Vespucci expressed an interest in the newly-discovered lands across the Atlantic Ocean from an early age. Educated by his uncle, a learned Dominican friar, in youth that Vespucci displayed a talent for money matters and mathematics – these talents helped during his sea expeditions, which saw him draw many of the first maps made of South America's coast. This book does not merely contain Vespucci’s own writings, but also letters of other authors who refer to him and his accomplishments. Christopher Columbus praised Vespucci’s competence, while he is alluded to multiple times in the writings of historian Bartolome de las Casas. The compiler, annotator and translator of these correspondences is Clements R. Markham, who is keen to reveal the character and deeds that underpin Amerigo Vespucci’s reputation.< Less
The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci: Documents of his Discoveries, Exploration and Mapping of the New World and South Americas By Amerigo Vespucci & Clements R. Markham
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Adventurer, merchant and mapper of the New World, Amerigo Vespucci’s life is fascinating and vivid – his letters, published here in full, reveal his discoveries. Born in Florence in the... More > mid-15th century, Vespucci expressed an interest in the newly-discovered lands across the Atlantic Ocean from an early age. Educated by his uncle, a learned Dominican friar, in youth that Vespucci displayed a talent for money matters and mathematics – these talents helped during his sea expeditions, which saw him draw many of the first maps made of South America's coast. This book does not merely contain Vespucci’s own writings, but also letters of other authors who refer to him and his accomplishments. Christopher Columbus praised Vespucci’s competence, while he is alluded to multiple times in the writings of historian Bartolome de las Casas. The compiler, annotator and translator of these correspondences is Clements R. Markham, who is keen to reveal the character and deeds that underpin Amerigo Vespucci’s reputation.< Less
SAVOY DODGER By M.R AL-QURAISH
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Miss. Nivchovichihas entered in the Savoy Hotel in famous area of the Soho in city of London and asked for an old bottle of red wine and drank and left the hotel bar with any payment that had been... More > priced as if was £1750 and she was caught by the security officer and she said sorry and was take to high court and said sorry and apologize for her nonpayment for the old bottle of red wine. the judge had order to her to repay back the price but she had to pay very small amount. But Scotland big boss Jimmy had recruited her to the department as f was secret agent. But on the other hand both side of the Atlantic Russian KGB department and CIA were anxious to recruit her under their intelligence spying operation but CIA head office in New York had free one of the Russian secret agent had killed dozen of American secret agents and had been captured in HONG KONG when the British had left the country and she had addiction to drink red wine an expensive bottle as usual. But she had shot dead agent in London,left noclue.< Less
FORTY MINUTES TO BATON ROUGE: The Story of Robert "Bo" Rein By A. Zach Williams
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FORTY MINUTES TO BATON ROUGE examines the life and tragic death of LSU head football coach Robert "Bo" Rein at age 34. The fact that Rein never actually coached a day at LSU muddies the... More > emotional waters and creates an unfortunate chasm between those who knew him and those who never got the chance.  Sadly, after only 42 days at the helm, the evening of January 10, 1980 took a tragic and unfathomable turn. While returning to Baton Rouge from a Shreveport recruiting trip, Rein and his pilot Lewis S. Benscotter turned a 40 minute junket into a three hour 1,000 mile odyssey, that 40 years later still has us scratching our heads. Rein's twin engine Cessna 441 would plunge 40,000 feet into the Atlantic Ocean 100 miles off Cape Charles, VA. For LSU, the sadness resembled a new friend they had just met and abruptly lost. For NC State, the loss was devastation and utter disbelief.  And for Ohioans...they had lost a beloved son.< Less
Mermaids, Yachts & Rum: Sea of Destiny Series By Joni Dennis
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In my first book of the "Sea of Destiny" series, Breeze, a young girl, from a small seaport town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, casts herself into the sea and into a passage... More > unknown...the world of yachting. Knowing that she has to expand her horizons, she trusts in herself enough to travel to the Caribbean on a 41 foot sailboat with three strangers and embarks on a career as a chef, stewardess, and first mate on yachts in the Caribbean during the first year and venturing across the Atlantic for the next season following the sun, and sea of adventure. Each yacht brings experiences of a lifetime, some hilarious, romantic, some bitter sweet, and out of control crazy, but every port provides new cultures and foods to embrace, and learn from. Breeze jumps right into the sea as a mermaid would and fears nothing. It's a lunatic's rum tour at times, but sailing and cooking keeps her centered in the craziness of it all. Joni Dennis resides in Beaufort, NC, creating healthy food products and cooking on yachts.< Less
Morse Family of Essex County, Massachusetts By Diana J Muir
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After more than 20 years of research, the author was finally able to pull together more than 70,000 descendants of William Morss (b. in the 1600s) and his wife Elizabeth. By tracking the descendants... More > of Anthony Morse of Essex County, MA she can identify more than 70,000 descendants. Many of these lines had been lost to history, including a more recent one of Joseph Willis Morse, whose son founded the precursor to the magazine "Vanity Fair" in Atlantic City. His son had '9' sons, each with large families of their own, none of whom were listed in the traditional histories. And so the search began.. Browse the names of the first 6 generations of descendants of Stephen Morse of Essex Co., MA. More will be published in the future, but books can only be so many pages. Volume 2 will include the story of Hugo Von Mors, the descendant of a noble Flanders family and a Knights Templar.< Less
Le riforme in ambito bancario By Enrico Sirotti Gaudenzi
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Il volume prende in esame le ultime riforme che hanno investito il settore bancario e, in particolare: Il bail in (il d.lgs. n. 180 e 181/2015) La riforma delle BCC (l. n. 49/2016) Lo sconto sui... More > trasferimenti immobiliari L’anatocismo Il fondo Atlante Il decreto salva banche (d.l. n. 183/2015) ed i provvedimenti contenuti nella legge di stabilità 2015 Il decreto legge n. 18/206 convertito in l. n. 49/2016 Il decreto banche (d.l. n. 59/2016) La prefazione è dell’on.le Elio Massimo Palmizio. Il testo si correda di una completa appendice legislativa.< Less
PHASE Retour de l'infini By Hervé Giacomoni
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Jacques et Sylvain Anderson font un étrange rêve répétitif. Des événements extraordinaires sont liés à ce rêve, mais ils ne sont pas... More > seuls. Une civilisation avancée, et, présente sur Terre depuis des millénaires, commence à entrer en contact avec les deux frères. Ils sont certainement la clé qui permettra de trouver la solution pour faire face à un cataclysme qui s'annonce et sauver la Terre et l'univers. Des révélations sur la création de l'humanité, maintenues par un suspens permanent, sur fond d'espionnage, d'action, et d'amour. Une science-fiction qui pourrait devenir réalité... Pour en savoir plus http://phase.over-blog.net< Less
ATLANTAË By Patrick POULAIN
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L’action se déroule sur « Atlantaë », 20 000 ans avant notre ère. Ce vaste continent, aujourd’hui disparu, est alors dirigé par un gouvernement... More > fédéral dont l’hégémonie est largement contestée par une poignée d’autocrates ambitieux. Asclépios est l’un des plus féroces. Magicien despotique, il dirige le pays des Deux-Terres d’une poigne de fer. Habité par une soif de domination insatiable, il brûle d’étendre sa domination sur tout le territoire. Toutefois, pour acquérir les pouvoirs nécessaires à la réalisation de son ambition, il lui faut s’unir à son « âme soeur ». Ecueil de taille, celle-ci vit de nos jours. Asclépios charge alors Scisor, son fidèle « découpeur », un desperado mi-homme mi-bête, de lui faire franchir la barrière du temps. Ceci est le point de départ de toute une série d’aventures extraordinaires peuplées de créatures étranges. Deux époques interfèrent, s’entrechoquent sur un fond d’intrigues et de guerre larvée.< Less
PHASE Retour de l'infini By Hervé Giacomoni
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Jacques et Sylvain Anderson font un étrange rêve répétitif. Des événements extraordinaires sont liés à ce rêve, mais ils ne sont pas... More > seuls. Une civilisation avancée, et, présente sur Terre depuis des millénaires, commence à entrer en contact avec les deux frères. Ils sont certainement la clé qui permettra de trouver la solution pour faire face à un cataclysme qui s'annonce et sauver la Terre et l'univers. Des révélations sur la création de l'humanité, maintenues par un suspens permanent, sur fond d'espionnage, d'action, et d'amour. Une science-fiction qui pourrait devenir réalité... Pour en savoir plus http://phase.over-blog.net< Less

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