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Globalization: Geopolitical Issues and the United Nations By Telly Frias Jr Cordero
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This book offers an empirical view on the topic of globalization adding some historical context to the current state of affairs as well as discussing political and economic factors that attribute to... More > the status quo. In hindsight, the term globalization was introduced in the 1940s. In addition, the term globalization became widely accepted and even superseded earlier attempts to describe the phenomenon “mondialization” by the French which was not seen as benign. In addition, the word globalization is multifaceted and the scope of overviewing the process of globalization can include political, economic, social and technological factors. To be clearer, globalization involves a wide array of key networks and monetized international channels that are strategically implemented based on cooperation between states. In one instance, globalization is a complex recurrent phenomenon involving the history of human society and strategies towards economic development across regional and geopolitical areas.< Less
La Sorcière: Satanism and Witchcraft - The Witch of the Middle Ages (Hardcover) By Jules Michelet & Lionel J. Trotter
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La Sorcière, Jules Michelet’s celebrated history of witches and witchcraft from the Middle Ages to the 18th century, is presented here in English. Originally published by Jules Michelet... More > under the title ‘Satanism and Witchcraft’, this text seeks to explain the origins and practices of witchcraft, and how the intermittent crises regarding witches would emerge in Europe over the centuries. Demonstrating how witchcraft grew from a mixture of pagan beliefs and strands of Biblical lore, Michelet creates a compelling narration, casting the practices as a response to Christianity which was near-ubiquitous in pre- and post-Renaissance Europe. Although Michelet’s reputation as a historian of the French nation and the Revolutionary period renders this one of his lesser-known books, his study remains valuable for its thorough, readable nature. Well-sourced owing to the author’s voracity and resources, La Sorcière does not flinch from accounting the unusual traditions and ceremonies of witchery.< Less
La Sorcière: Satanism and Witchcraft - The Witch of the Middle Ages By Jules Michelet & Lionel J. Trotter
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La Sorcière, Jules Michelet’s celebrated history of witches and witchcraft from the Middle Ages to the 18th century, is presented here in English. Originally published by Jules Michelet... More > under the title ‘Satanism and Witchcraft’, this text seeks to explain the origins and practices of witchcraft, and how the intermittent crises regarding witches would emerge in Europe over the centuries. Demonstrating how witchcraft grew from a mixture of pagan beliefs and strands of Biblical lore, Michelet creates a compelling narration, casting the practices as a response to Christianity which was near-ubiquitous in pre- and post-Renaissance Europe. Although Michelet’s reputation as a historian of the French nation and the Revolutionary period renders this one of his lesser-known books, his study remains valuable for its thorough, readable nature. Well-sourced owing to the author’s voracity and resources, La Sorcière does not flinch from accounting the unusual traditions and ceremonies of witchery.< Less
The Massachusetts District Police By Ron Guilmette
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This book is the third chapter in a series of books about the history of the Massachusetts State Police covering the State District Police Force from 1879 to 1919. The first chapter covered the state... More > police constables from 1865 to 1875, and was published in The First To Serve, in August of 2017. The second chapter covered the State Detective Force from 1875 to 1879 and was published as The State Detective Force in August 2018. This third chapter, The Massachusetts District Police, covers the period 1879 through 1919 and brings the reader into the twentieth- century when the Department of Public Safety was established in 1919. Two years later, in 1921, the State Police Patrol was created. Today's Troopers, in their French and Electric Blue uniforms and cruisers are a continuation of the oldest state police department in the Nation, established in 1865. First In The Nation - Finest In The World!< Less
Q's Historical Legacy - 5 - Tales of The Looe Diehards, The Mayor Troy By N. P. Cooper
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During Napoleonic times there was great concern that the French could invade England through Cornwall's undefended coasts, rivers and harbours. Due to this apprehension many areas... More > assembled volunteer artillery companies to guard and protect their immediate environment. One of these was the East and West Looe Volunteer Artillery which existed between 1803 and 1809. In all that time, the company which numbered up to 70 members, did not lose a single member and became known as the Looe Die-Hards. This volume contains Q's comic tale about the Mayor of Troy who learns that he is not quite as essential as he believed. N.P. Cooper grew up on the Lizard peninsula and is the author of Loveday, High Church and Methodism, The Overlooked Literary History of the Lizard and The Clifton College Class of 1881.< Less
CIRCUS RIDER By Peter Breschard
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MEET!! The World’s Two Most DARING HORSEMEN, Direct from the courts of the Crowned Heads of Europe! SEE!! The Most COLOSSAL ELEPHANT ever Observed Outside the African Jungles disappear from the... More > sidewalks of New York before your unbelieving eyes!! LAUGH!! As a solitary, JUGGLING CLOWN single handedly turns the tide of the War of 1812's Most Important Battle. MARVEL!! as a Family Reunites after being apart for 200 Years!! COME JOIN IN!! AMERICA’s FIRST WOODSTOCK! WITNESS!! history Oddly Distorted by the Stroke of a Pen! ADMIRE!! the WOMAN WHO DARED Stand Apart!! ATOP TWO CHARGING HORSES!! JOIN!! Quaker Abolitionists ferrying precious cargo to Free States!! MEET!!! America's Greatest Artist! The Richest Man in the United States! It’s Wisest President! AND the French Military Genius who helped American Patriots Win Our Biggest Battle! all this and MUCH, MUCH MORE!! A novel history of the first American circus... "The literary event of the decade."-----------PAPERBACK AVAILABLE AT WWW.CIRCUSRIDER.ORG< Less
Donald Featherstone's Skirmish Wargaming By John Curry & Donald Featherstone
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Skirmish Wargaming is a classic from the history of wargaming It was the first widespread set of popular rules for playing skirmish level battles on the table top with handfuls of figures aside.... More > The book includes: Generic rules for skirmish wargaming Scenarios including period rules for: Vikings! (850AD) Archers in France June (1429) English Civil War Cavalry Action (1643) The Jolly Roger (1715) The 95th Rifles in the Pennisula War (1813) The French Foreign Legion in Mexico (1866) The Massacre at Isandhlwana (1879) The Old West (1888) First World War Trench Raid (1916) Street Fighting in Cassino (1944) This new edition, includes additional scenario’s To Claim our Long-forgotten Gold (Fantasy, Third Age) Mining Station Sigma 9 (Science fiction, Year 3015, the far future) Guidance on how to play solo skirmish wargames Printed as part of the History of Wargaming Project www.johncurryevents.co.uk< Less
RECHERCHES SUR LES SUBSTANCES RADIOACTIVES By marie Curie
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The exciting personal,story of the discovery of radioactivity - of X-rays - told by the scientist herself in her own (French) words. HISTORY OF SCIENCE
Italian Riviera Adventure Guide: San Remo, Portofino, Genoa By Amy Finley
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Pinned between the mountains and the sea, on land stretching from the French border to Tuscany, more than half of Liguria (the Italian Riviera), is protected park land. The towns are fascinating,... More > both for their history and their gorgeous settings amid the forests, valleys, and peaks of the Apennine Mountains. The hiking here is fantastic. In addition to Genoa, you'll find the gorgeous coastal cities of Camogli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Sestri Levante, and Portovenere, plus enchanting Portofino. San Remo as well, home of the famous Music Festival. The author, who has long spent several months here each year, takes you through every town and region as you explore the Roman ruins, the artists workshops, feudal castles, and the ancient paths that still connect the villages. The print edition (410 pages) can be ordered at http://www.amazon.com/Adventure-Guides-Italian-Riviera-Portofino/dp/1588435776/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1234555684&sr=1-2.< Less
Wake Me Up When I'm Rich: The South Beach Guide To Impressing People In Jacuzzis By Brian Ward
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During his first month in Florida, Brian falls in with an Italian from New Jersey who has a very impressive work history. "I once cooked a hot dog for Maury Povich who told me, ‘Too much... More > mustard kid.’ I once was kidnapped for roughly 1-hour in Nassau Bahamas. When I was 13, a friend trapped me in a tent filled with daddy long leg spiders. I've sold wine over the phone, I've sold used cars and waited tables for the elderly at a dine-in playhouse. I've been told by teachers that I am my generation’s Tim Allen.” Brian then goes on to host a hockey tournament with ex-Hockey defenseman Stephane Quintal, learns proper volleyball fundamentals from an Amish man named John Wayne, plays the 5th-ranked ping pong player under 13 from Israel and parties with a French car thief.< Less

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