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American Auto Trail - Florida's U.S. Highway 27 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 27 is part of the western route of the Dixie Highway into Florida. This highway cuts through the State Capital of Tallahassee, deep in the early plantation history and pioneering days... More > of the Panhandle. From Tallahassee, it travels down the spine of the Peninsula, around Lake Okeechobee, to Miami Beach) This edition adds text navigation to improve access to each guide segment.< Less
Trap Door Readers By Arwen Spor
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This file includes instructions and printables for making your own sliding readers, which help children learn to decode words. A child slides the trap door out, revealing one letter at a time. He or... More > she can be encouraged to say the sounds together more and more quickly, then reveal the picture, which corresponds to the word. 24 phonetic cvc (consonant vowel consonant) words are included in lowercase, capital and American cursive.< Less
B4kxstp1.0: Kin, Kith & Strangers in the Fields of London By Patrick Nother
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b4kxstp: a worm's eye view of history... Anciently an uninhabitable swamp, first cleared for husbandry and cultivation during the Middle Ages, by the beginning of the C19 the area soon to be absorbed... More > by the rapidly expanding metropolis was still a small village in the fields on the skirts of London, named Battle Bridge from a single brick arch carrying Gray's Inn Lane over the River Fleet. This first volume of a local history of that pre-urban era relates the tale up until circa1700 (taking in Reformation, Civil War, Commonwealth & Protectorate, Restoration & Glorious Revolution)by which time the rural district’s farming settlements and petty inns were at the forefront of the agricultural revolution and a fast growing leisure and pleasure industry. Busy about rural affairs, local families yet remained closely connected to the nearby capital of a country poised to spread its peoples and culture, and further revolutions in trade, finance, communications and industry to the four corners of a shrinking globe.< Less
before king's cross st pancras1.0: kin, kith & strangers in the fields of london By Patrick Nother
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b4kxstp: a worm's eye view of history... Anciently an uninhabitable swamp first cleared for husbandry and cultivation during the Middle Ages, by the beginning of the C19 the area soon to be absorbed... More > by the rapidly expanding metropolis was still a small village in the fields on the skirts of London, named Battle Bridge from a single brick arch carrying Gray's Inn Lane over the River Fleet. This first volume of a local history of that pre-urban era relates the tale up until circa1700 (taking in Reformation, Civil War, Commonwealth & Protectorate, Restoration & Glorious Revolution)by which time the rural district’s farming settlements and petty inns were at the forefront of the agricultural revolution and a fast growing leisure and pleasure industry. Busy about rural affairs, local families yet remained closely connected to the nearby capital of a country poised to spread its peoples and culture, and further revolutions in trade, finance, communications and industry to the four corners of a shrinking globe.< Less
The Air Trust By George Allan England
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A gripping work of dystopian science fiction from early 20th century American Socialism which explores the logical consequence of unfettered Capitalism taking control of all the earth’s natural... More > resources and turning them to elitist profit. In this story, a private corporation under the control of a billionaire named Isaac Flint finds a way to extract the oxygen and nitrogen from the atmosphere, so it can sell the right to breathe back to those who are able to afford it. Those working-class people who cannot afford to buy air….. This drama-filled novel then tells of the working-class resistance to this outrage, and ends explosively—literally—in line with the author’s genuinely-felt revolutionary Socialist ideals. This book’s theme is especially relevant in the present-day, when the Reagan-Thatcherite economic model of “privatization at all costs” is still a dominant economic ideology, despite its obvious failings.< Less
The Air Trust By George Allan England
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A gripping work of dystopian science fiction from early 20th century American Socialism which explores the logical consequence of unfettered Capitalism taking control of all the earth’s natural... More > resources and turning them to elitist profit. In this story, a private corporation under the control of a billionaire named Isaac Flint finds a way to extract the oxygen and nitrogen from the atmosphere, so it can sell the right to breathe back to those who are able to afford it. Those working-class people who cannot afford to buy air….. This drama-filled novel then tells of the working-class resistance to this outrage, and ends explosively—literally—in line with the author’s genuinely-felt revolutionary Socialist ideals. This book’s theme is especially relevant in the present-day, when the Reagan-Thatcherite economic model of “privatization at all costs” is still a dominant economic ideology, despite its obvious failings.< Less
Fear and Loathing in the Post-Capitalist Age By Rob Rimes
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Like a shot of 100-proof bourbon, Rob Rimes returns with a new book in an effort to cure that early morning hangover. In this case, that hangover has been caused by the failing American political... More > system. Rimes breaks down the fundamentals of capitalism, socialism, progressivism and every other “-ism” that is locked in constant battle for dominance in the American way of life. Pulling no punches “Fear and Loathing in the Post-Capitalist Age” is a ballsy and crude follow up to Rimes’ first book “Liberty Burning”. In this book, Rimes explains his libertarian philosophy on economics, civility and a slew of other subjects. Leaving no stone unturned, this shot in the arm manifesto gives voice to the growing movement of young libertarians rising up in America to combat the failed and corrupt system left behind by the carelessness of preceding generations.< Less
Before Adam By Jack London
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A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of... More > Big-Tooth, an ancestor living at the dawn of humanity. Big-Tooth makes his home in Pleistocene Africa, a ferocious, fascinating younger world torn by incessant conflict between early humans and protohumans. Before Adam is a remarkable and provocative tale that thrust evolution further into the public spotlight in the early twentieth century and has since become a milestone of speculative fiction. The brilliance of the book lies not only in its telling but also in its imaginative projection of a mindset for early humans. Capitalizing on his recognized ability to understand animals, Jack London paints an arresting and dark portrait of how our distant ancestors thought about themselves and their world.< Less
The Declaration of Independence By Howard Steiner
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The Young Patriot's Reader series is written for parents who wish to provide their children with an appreciation of America and its history from an early age. Ensuring that our children are taught... More > the essential lessons of our history—in the context of liberty, natural rights, limited government, and free market capitalism—is just too important to leave to chance or the school system. The Young Patriot's Reader series will build your child's reading skills while instilling the pride and sense of responsibility he or she will need to "...secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity.” The Declaration of Independence volume of the series celebrates: - American Exceptionalism - The vision of the Founding Fathers - Liberty and Freedom - Unalienable Rights - The sacrifices made by the Founders - The roots of the American Revolution ...and the risks taken with “a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence” that we may now live in freedom.< Less
Global Networks of Power: Volume One By Garrison C. Gibson
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Global Networks of Power captures an image of social and political substance of 2011 to early 2012. The U.S. Government has made Orwellian hate crimes legislation a general lever to intervene in... More > politically incorrect crimes upon special classes, given the military the right to exfiltrate U.S. citizens without legal review to unspecified foreign torture facilities where they may disappear forever and has forced corporate medical insurance upon all citizens and sought to force all religious organizations to provide birth control paraphernalia to employees through insurers. Following the attack on the rich in the World Trade Center in 2001 American democracy has been progressively stifled and wealth concentrated with onerous public debt building up along with high unemployment. The need for ecological economic reforms are ignored and the government cannot even reform capitalism to benefit American individualism. Gary C. Gibson writes of contemporary affairs from his own point of view.< Less