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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
Los Alamos National Lab: Corporate Colonialism in the Land of Disenchantment By La Jicarita Contributors
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La Jicarita, an online journal of environmental politics, has covered Los Alamos National Laboratory, the nuclear weapons facility in northern New Mexico, since 2012. La Jicarita essays included in... More > this e-book document the corruption, managerial incompetence, safety violations, and retaliation against workers and whistleblowers that plague this institution. As the Lab's mission extends to the production of plutonium pits, the cores of thermonuclear weapons, it's important that the public knows the history of this Cold War legacy that continues to threaten our health and well being.< Less
Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers from Columbus to Wilson. Volume 2. The Planting of the First Colonies, 1562-1733. By Francis W. Halsey
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An examination of American History from Columbus to Wilson, including the planting of the frist colonices in America. History is described through the writings of the people who were alive at the... More > time.< Less
History of Zimbabwe By Godfrey Mugoti
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History of Zimbabwe, Pre Colonial,Colonial History,Economic History,Land Reform,Politics of Zimbabwe,ZANU PF and MDC
A History of Furnishings By Rebecca Watson
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Spanning the course of 4,000 years, 5 continents, and innumerable designers this history of the decorative arts serves as a pictorial summary of the various fashions found throughout the ages.... More > Hand-drawn, original furniture designs implement the important facets and aesthetic influences of each movement and era.< Less
History [Herodotus] By Herodotus
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HERODOTUS History The "Father of History," as Herodotus has been styled, was born at Halicarnassus, the centre of a Greek colony in Asia Minor, between the years 490 and 480 B.C., and lived... More > probably to sixty, dying about the year 425 B.C. A great part of his life was occupied with travels and investigations in those lands with which his history is mainly concerned. His work is the earliest essay in history in a European language.< Less
History of California By Helen Elliott Bandini
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The history of California can be divided into: the Native American period; European exploration period from 1542 to 1769; the Spanish colonial period, 1769 to 1821; the Mexican period, 1821 to 1848;... More > and United States statehood, which continues to this present day.California was settled from the North by successive waves of arrivals during the last 10,000 years. It was one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas in pre-Columbian North America. After contact with Spanish explorers, most of the Native Americans died out from European diseases.After the Portolà expedition of 1769–70, Spanish missionaries began setting up 21 California Missions on or near the coast of Alta (Upper) California, beginning in San Diego. (Lower California has always been part of Mexico.) Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_California Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Ancestry of Andrew S. Moore & Mary E. Parkhurst : A Visit to Colonial New England Volume I By James F. Schneider
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Andrew S. Moore and Mary E. Parkhurst met and married in the wooded mountains of upstate New York in 1852. Both came from family roots extending back to the very earliest days of both Massachusetts... More > Bay Colony and Plymouth Colony. Volume I looks at the Moore ancestors up to Andrew S. Moore's generation. Volume II speaks to Andrew and Mary's life and then follows Mary Parkhurst's family back to their New World origins. It concludes with a brief look at what became of their four children.< Less
The Ancestry of Andrew S. Moore & Mary E. Parkhurst : A Visit to Colonial New England Volume II By James F. Schneider
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Andrew S. Moore and Mary E. Parkhurst met and married in the wooded mountains of upstate New York in 1852. Both came from family roots extending back to the very earliest days of both Massachusetts... More > Bay Colony and Plymouth Colony. Volume I looks at the Moore ancestors up to Andrew S. Moore's generation. Volume II speaks to Andrew and Mary's life and then follows Mary Parkhurst's family back to their New World origins. It concludes with a brief look at what became of their four children.< Less
Thomas Hooker: Preacher, Founder, Democrat; Biography of the Puritan Leader of Colonial New England (Hardcover) By George Leon Walker
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Puritan minister, colonial pioneer, and inspiration for the first ever democratic constitution – Thomas Hooker’s fine example of religious and public service is explored in this... More > biography. During his researches into the local history of Connecticut and the Hartford Church, George Leon Walker uncovered enough information to justify a biography of Thomas Hooker. After several years of meticulous research, corroborating historical sources, accounts and records of the early colonial period with Hooker’s own surviving written works, he published this account of the great preacher’s life and achievements in 1891. We follow Thomas Hooker from his youth in an England rent by religious conflict, through his education at Cambridge University, through initial demonstrations of his great and inspiring oratorical gifts. His sympathy for Puritanism in the 1620s disrupted his quiet life as a preacher and lecturer in England, and he was forced to leave the country for the Netherlands, and then onward to New England.< Less

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