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Mystery of the Lost Colony-The Untold Story of Survival By Wanda Herring & William Pate
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Mystery of the Lost Colony-The Untold Story of Survival explores the mystery of the disappearance in 1587 of over 100 early settlers to the area known as "Virginia". The predominant theory... More > is that these lost colonists were murdered by unfriendly Indians. Based on years of research, the authors offer a story of survival that could explain what happened to these men and women.< Less
The Legends of Brunswick County Ghosts, Pirates, Indians and Colonial North Carolina By J. C. Judah
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Beyond the ocean mist in an area rich in history and lore. Here lies Brunswick County, North Carolina. Explore the fascinating past of the 16th through the 20th century in this southeastern North... More > Carolina coastal area. Visit these historic eras through the eyes of its early settlers, historical documents, seafaring pirates, ghosts, and Indians. Visit a slave cemetery and meet some of the earliest residents of the area including Mary Hemingway, a large land owner with 71 slaves in 1840. Her plantation and burial site is known to locals. Take a glimpse into the rich tradition of the colonial settlers and discover early America.< Less
The Legends of Brunswick County - Ghosts, Pirates, Indians and Colonial North Carolina By Christy Judah
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Beyond the ocean mist is an area rich in history and lore. Explore the fascinating past of 16th through 20th Century Brunswick County, North Carolina. Visit these historic times through the eyes... More > of its early residents, historical documents, ghosts, seafaring pirates, Indian predecessors, notable cemeteries (including known Slave Cemeteries), local facts, and legends. Take a glimpse into the rich tradition and culture of Brunswick County, and become a part of the southeastern North Carolina legacy. Meet Mary Hemingway, a plantation owner and one of the original settlers of Brunswick County. Read her Last Will & Testament and find out where her final resting place is located. Gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of colonial challenges, pirate lifestyles, and the intricacies of the Indian culture and their clashes with the early settlers. Peruse the names and lives of the original residents of Brunswick County, North Carolina. Enjoy your trip back into time.< Less
Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Spanish Missions and Colonies in the New World By SHA
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A compilation by Steve A. Tomka and Timothy K. Perttula including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Theoretical Perspectives and Approaches, Context and Process of Material... More > Culture, Reflections on Identity, Status, and Culture Change, Subsistence, and Site Structure. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PerttulaAndTomkaTOCPNG-copy.png, or visit the publication’s homepage and click “preview” beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Spanish Missions and Colonies in the New World By SHA
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A compilation by Steve A. Tomka and Timothy K. Perttula including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Theoretical Perspectives and Approaches, Context and Process of Material... More > Culture, Reflections on Identity, Status, and Culture Change, Subsistence, and Site Structure. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/PerttulaAndTomkaTOCPNG-copy.png, or visit the publication’s homepage and click “preview” beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
Karle and Kaiser of the German-Russian Volga Colonies: Origin and Ancestors Families By Darrel Philip Kaiser
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"Join me in this book as I stumble my way across das Mutterland to learn all I can about my maternal and paternal surnames, Karle & Kaiser, and my other forty-five ancestral surnames (Adolf,... More > Andreas, Arp, Arnst, Becker, Bopp, Burbach, Dagenheim, Foht, Freund, Geringer, Grun, Hart, Heiland, Hermann, Hess, Heylmann, Hieronymus, Horn, Ikstadt, Kohler, Kramer, Lieders, Maurer, Michel, Neumann, Nicolausen, Nillmayer, Popp, Roth, Rudolph, Schaeffer, Scherer, Schiller, Schmiedt, Schneider, Schutz, Simon, Steitz, Trieber, Trippel, Vogt, Werner, Will, Zeichmann). Read how the Black Death, and the 30 Years and 7 Years Wars plagued them. Learn of the Catherine the Great "Scam" and its effect on the Volga Germans. Share their fear as the Russians close in. Travel with them to their new homeland in the Americas." Traces the origins of Karle & Kaiser from about 50,000BC. Covers DNA tracking,pre-German history,religion,the Volga life and villages,and escape to the Americas. Over 560 pages,200 pictures,80 maps.< Less
Origin & Ancestors Familes Karle & Kaiser of the German-Russian Volga Colonies By Darrel P. Kaiser
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“Join me in this book as I stumble my way across das Mutterland to learn all I can about my maternal and paternal surnames, Karle & Kaiser, and my other forty-five ancestral surnames... More > (Adolf, Andreas, Arp, Arnst, Becker, Bopp, Burbach, Dagenheim, Foht, Freund, Geringer, Grun, Hart, Heiland, Hermann, Hess, Heylmann, Hieronymus, Horn, Ikstadt, Kohler, Kramer, Lieders, Maurer, Michel, Neumann, Nicolausen, Nillmayer, Popp, Roth, Rudolph, Schaeffer, Scherer, Schiller, Schmiedt, Schneider, Schutz, Simon, Steitz, Trieber, Trippel, Vogt, Werner, Will, Zeichmann). Read how the Black Death, and the 30 Years and 7 Years Wars plagued them. Learn of the Catherine the Great “Scam” and its effect on the Volga Germans. Share their fear as the Russians close in. Travel with them to their new homeland in the Americas.” Traces the origins of Karle & Kaiser from about 50,000BC. Covers DNA tracking,pre-German history,religion,the Volga life and villages,and escape to the Americas. Over 560 pages,200 pictures,80 maps.< Less
The Town Records of Marshfield during the time of Plymouth Colony, 1620-1692 By Jeremy Bangs
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The book presents an integral transcription of the earliest records of Marshfield, Massachusetts, in the time of Plymouth Colony (1620-1692). Additionally, the documentary entries are summarized in... More > chronological order, which gives an overview of Marshfield's history; and the book includes an every-name index.< Less
Land Administration In Urhobo Division Under Colonial Rule 1935 – 1960 By Emudiaga Onoriode Ebbah
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This thesis is base on the process of land use, control and land acquisition in Urhobo Division. It looks at the history of land from 1935 when the Division was created and terminated at 1960 which... More > symbolized a new era in Nigeria History. Studies were carried out on the social, political and economic activities before 1935, it was done to correct various misconception held by people who still believe that land was always owned by the family. This study has shown that land administration in Urhobo Division has been changing with its socio-political and economic development.< Less
The Bridge at Mile 761/3: A Tale of Colonial Times By Charles Garthwaite
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This story -- set in 1930s’ Anglo-India – is about race, colour and colonialism. Jerry, a coloured engine driver, ravishes a white maiden under a railway bridge. Pearl becomes... More > pregnant, and since they are Catholics, Jerry has to marry her. When Pearl dies five years later, Jerry seduces her mother. Like her daughter, Malarna -- thirty/something -- also becomes pregnant The seduction of the mother-in-law – the book’s main story-line – is a long drawn-out affair because the lady is not willing. Also, our hero keeps getting sidetracked into his many other interests -- history, steam locomotives, religion, Indian erotica and exotica, etc The story takes place in the heyday of the Raj. Its protagonists are a mixed-race people who, as a result of the march of history, have since vanished from its pages -- in the same way as the once-mighty Raj itself.< Less

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