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Reading Peralta Maps: Volume 1: Maps in Stone and Skin By Robert L. Kesselring & Lynda R. Kesselring
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The Peralta family forged an impressive history with the exploration of the New World and created a set of encoded maps from their experiences. The maps were reportedly in the possession of Don... More > Antonio Peralta’s family at the time Santa Anna lost the Mexican-American War in the region considered the colony of New Spain. In Reading Peralta Maps: Volume 1: Maps in Stone and Skin, authors Robert L. and Lynda R. Kesselring tell how they deciphered the maps’ secrets, revealing the existence of more than one hundred square miles of trails, mines, and buried bullion. This first of two volumes tells how the Kesselrings learned to interpret the maps and obtained the physical evidence to support their claims. Volume 1 discusses how maps created on stone and skins were employed for gold mines, camps, and the treasure of the Church of Santa Fe. Reading Peralta Maps discloses tricks, symbols, and secret signs, sharing each solved maps’ GPS coordinates to help visitors reach the sites.< Less
Reading Peralta Maps: Volume 1: Maps in Stone and Skin By Robert L. Kesselring & Lynda R. Kesselring
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The Peralta family forged an impressive history with the exploration of the New World and created a set of encoded maps from their experiences. The maps were reportedly in the possession of Don... More > Antonio Peralta’s family at the time Santa Anna lost the Mexican-American War in the region considered the colony of New Spain. In Reading Peralta Maps: Volume 1: Maps in Stone and Skin, authors Robert L. and Lynda R. Kesselring tell how they deciphered the maps’ secrets, revealing the existence of more than one hundred square miles of trails, mines, and buried bullion. This first of two volumes tells how the Kesselrings learned to interpret the maps and obtained the physical evidence to support their claims. Volume 1 discusses how maps created on stone and skins were employed for gold mines, camps, and the treasure of the Church of Santa Fe. Reading Peralta Maps discloses tricks, symbols, and secret signs, sharing each solved maps’ GPS coordinates to help visitors reach the sites.< Less
The Road from Mandalay By Kin Thida Oung
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Born in 1926 in Mandalay, Kin Thida Oung witnessed the denouement of the British colonial era when her grandfathers, Sir Maung Kin and U May Oung, played leading roles. Kin Thida's accounts vividly... More > portray significant parts of Myanmar history: the Japanese Occupation and pre-Independence events including the investigation by her father, Major General Tun Hla Oung, of the assassination of Bogyoke Aung San. Her memoir enters the international realm as she and her family leave their country in 1967 after the military coup. She experienced momentous events including the overthrow of the Shah of Iran and Indonesia's President Soeharto. Her historical accounts of the tumultuous times she lived through are paralleled by upheavals in her personal life from her childhood experience of her parents' marriage and her own. Her life story - on the Road from Mandalay - is unique, traversing through Thailand, Iran, Sudan, India, Indonesia, Namibia, Barbados and the US.< Less
The Road from Mandalay By Kin Thida Oung
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Born in 1926 in Mandalay, Kin Thida Oung witnessed the denouement of the British colonial era when her grandfathers, Sir Maung Kin and U May Oung, played leading roles. Kin Thida’s accounts... More > vividly portray significant parts of Myanmar history: the Japanese Occupation and pre-Independence events including the investigation by her father, Major General Tun Hla Oung, of the assassination of Bogyoke Aung San. Her memoir enters the international realm as she and her family leave their country in 1967 after the military coup. She experienced momentous events including the overthrow of Shah of Iran and Indonesia’s President Soeharto. Her historical accounts of the tumultuous times she lived through are paralleled by upheavals in her personal life from her childhood experience of her parents’ marriage and her own marriage. Her life story – on the Road from Mandalay – is unique, traversing through Thailand, Iran, Sudan, India, Indonesia, Namibia, Barbados and the US.< Less
Luci ed Ombre By Trisha C. Fe
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Dramatic story of a family during the italian colonial period. Storia di una famiglia di contadini italiani che furono mandati in Africa a coltivare la terra durante il periodo coloniale. La storia... More > comincia nel 1917 e termina col finire della seconda guerra mondiale.< Less
A Influencia Europea na Africa perante a Civilisacao e as Relacoes Internacionaes Consideracoes acerca do tratado de 30 de maio de 1879 denominado de [Portuguese] By Carlos Testa
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RAICES CUBANAS By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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A historical account of the History of the Island of Cuba from the date of the encounter with the Europeans in 1492 to the day when the Republic ended in December of 1958. Un estudio de la Historia... More > de la Isla de Cuba desde la fecha del encuentro con la civilización europea en 1492 hasta el día en que terminó la República de Cuba en Diciembre de 1958.< Less
Histoire de la Nouvelle-France (Version 1617) [French] By Marc Lescarbot
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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: Marc Lescarbot (c. 1570–1641) was a French author, poet and... More > lawyer. He is best known for his Histoire de la Nouvelle-France (1609), based on his expedition to Acadia (1606–1607) and research into French exploration in North America. Considered one of the first great books in the history of Canada, it was printed in three editions, and was translated into German and twice into English.Lescarbot also wrote numerous poems. His dramatic poem Théâtre de Neptune was performed at Port Royal as what the French claim was the first European theatrical production in North America outside of New Spain. Bernardino de Sahagún, and other 16th-century Spanish friars in Mexico, created several theatrical productions, such as Autos Sacramentales. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Lescarbot< Less
Costa Doria na Bahia By Francisco Antonio Doria
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This book combines a fluent narrative, romance-like, of the history of the Costa Doria family in Brazil since colonial times. Highlights are a discussion of the legends surrounding the Genoese d'Oria... More > family and a full presentation of the history of the Lost City in the Bahia hinterland in Brazil, a mystery that begins with this family. A full genealogy is also included.< Less
Album de Cuba By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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Album de Cuba is a monumental and masterful presentation of more than 2,000 engravings, paintings and photographs that relate the history of the island of Cuba, from before the arrival of... More > Christopher Columbus in 1492, over the spanish colonial times through the XVI to the XIX centuries, the republican era from 1902 to the 1958 and down to the violent closing of the republic in December of 1958. The author is a well known author of a dozen books on Cuban history. This is probably his best reference work for those interested in the engaging drama of Cuban history.< Less

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