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The English Civil War By Sam Lythgoe
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This is a book with two essays about the English Civil War and describes the events under the given titles.
English History English Civil War By Gerald McNamee
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The English Civil War, took place in the 17th century.It was fought between King Charles 1st, and the forces of Parliament. The King believed in his divine right to rule, Parliament felt they... More > represented the people, and wanted more of a say in the running of the country. The countries involved was England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. It ended with a victory for Parliament, and the execution of the King.< Less
School Essays- English Civil War By Simon Wood
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This book is designed to help children research the English Civil War, and is ideal for a school project. It recieved an A*, so it is obviously reliable. It is set out inthe form of a diary.
The Young Castellan: A Tale of the English Civil War By George Manville Fenn
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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: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from:< Less
Captains Of The American Civil War By William Wood
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PREFACE Sixty years ago today the guns that thundered round Fort Sumter began the third and greatest modern civil war fought by English-speaking people. This war was quite as full of politics as were... More > the other two—the War of the American Revolution and that of Puritan and Cavalier. But, though the present Chronicle never ignores the vital correlations between statesmen and commanders, it is a book of warriors, through and through. I gratefully acknowledge the indispensable assistance of Colonel G. J. Fiebeger, a West Point expert, and of Dr. Allen Johnson, chief editor of the series and Professor of American History at Yale. WILLIAM WOOD, Late Colonel commanding 8th Royal Rifles, and Officer-in-charge, Canadian Special Mission Overseas QUEBEC, April 18, 1921.< Less
The Salvaging Of Civilization By H. G. Wells
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Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fictiongenre. He was also a prolific writer in many... More > other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is one person sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction", as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. -Wikipedia< Less
The Salvaging Of Civilization By H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
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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: Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August... More > 1946)—known as H. G. Wells—was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. [a] His most notable science fiction works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.Wells's earliest specialized training was in biology, and his thinking on ethical matters took place in a specifically and fundamentally Darwinian context. Excerpt from:< Less
Friends, though divided: A Tale of the Civil War By G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
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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: George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902)... More > was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885).G. A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood. He attended Westminster School, London, and later Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman. Excerpt from:< Less
The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works in English and Latin By Julius Caesar
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The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works in English and Latin. - Translated by W.A. McDevitte and W.S. Bohn. This a parallel presentation of the works of Julius Caesar in Latin and English... More > translation. This includes his Gallic Wars and Civil Wars, plus three shorter works which may have been written by Aulus Hirtius (who is also credited with the 8th book of the Gallic Wars). Beyond its importance as a source document for military and Roman history, Caesar's clean prose style has long made his Gallic Wars the text of choice for second-year Latin. It is also of interest because of his first-hand observations of the Celtic tribes that he was waging war on. For instance, refer to Book 6, which contains a long passage about Gaulish society, the Druids, and his famous description of the original burning man ritual.< Less
Volume 4861, Mississippi culture --- Missouri in the American Civil War By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4861, Mississippi culture---Missouri in the American Civil War Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture... More > towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less