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The Hill By Derick Eyre
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It's been fifteen years since the Glory was held at the Welland's place and times are changing rapidly. Now devoting much of his time to his wife and to retirement, Lord Tony hears of a new club, a... More > new club that believes it will revolutionize the world of running dog eventing and wants to know more. As the story delves deeper into the facts, he once more finds that not only his hopes for his future are changing, but so is the future of his family, his friends, and the tribes that had at one time, financed his empire.< Less
The Thigpen Indian Tribe Family History By Lanette Hill
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Fitzpen/Phippen/Thigpen families of England, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. This genealogical book is filled with lots of information about a family of adventure, hopes and dreams. Lots of... More > Facts and proven data. Researching and typing and recording the data into a Database; then converting the data into book format using the software this author has a book filled with lots of data and family lines. This author takes the line down in Florida area. Check to see if your line might be connected to these Thigpen family members.< Less
The Napoleon of Notting Hill By GK Chesterton
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The dreary succession of randomly selected Kings of England is broken up when Auberon Quin, who cares for nothing but a good joke, is chosen. To amuse himself, he institutes elaborate costumes for... More > the provosts of the districts of London. All are bored by the King's antics except for one earnest young man who takes the cry for regional pride seriously – Adam Wayne, the eponymous Napoleon of Notting Hill. While the novel is humorous (one instance has the King sitting on top of an omnibus and speaking to it as to a horse: "Forward, my beauty, my Arab," he said, patting the omnibus encouragingly, "fleetest of all thy bounding tribe"), it is also an adventure story: Chesterton is not afraid to let blood be drawn in his battles, fought with sword and halberd in the London streets, and Wayne thinks up a few ingenious strategies; and, finally, the novel is philosophical, considering the value of one man's actions and the virtue of respect for one's enemies. Illustrated.< Less
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This book was originally published in 1902 by William Griggs. Mr. Griggs was a missionary in Burma with the American Baptist Mission headquartered in Rangoon. Mr. Griggs has the distinction of being... More > one of the first westerners to ever travel into what is now North Shan State, where he was instrumental in planting churches among the hill tribe people. Here Mr. Griggs learned to love the Shan people, among other hill tribe groups in the area. He learned the Shan language, and translated these stories to capture an understanding of the heart of the people.< Less
History of Company E-Sixth Minnesota Regiment By Alfred J. Hill
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This book relates the history of one of the volunteer regiments in Minnesota. It contains the complete list of the regiment and their rank. It also contains personal accounts of their battles with... More > the Sioux tribes, etc.< Less
The Red Road: Language, Legends, and Lifeways of the Cheraw, Keyauwee, Pee Dee, Santee, and Wateree By S. Pony Hill
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The Cheraw, Keyauwee, Pee Dee, Santee, and Wateree were the southernmost tribes that were once part of the Eastern Siouan Nation. Here you can find an overview of their ancient language, legends, and... More > culture.< Less
The Red Road: Language, Legends, & Lifeways of the Cheraw, Keyauwee, Pee Dee, Santee, & Wateree By S. Pony Hill
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Once part of the great Sioux Nation, the Cheraw confederated tribes previously inhabited villages along major waterways spread from mid-North Carolina to as far south as mid-South Carolina. This is a... More > collection of their legends, culture, and a primer on their ancient language.< Less
Bamboo Leaves Hardback By Brian Taylor
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Bamboo Leaves By Brian Taylor
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Disabled beggars with plastic begging cups; Ferraris, a snow white Bugatti Veyron and a swimming pool filled with ice for New Year's Day; westernised nose jobs, lady boys and budget sex changes;... More > Ghosts and Spirit Doctors; mediums offering lunch to the spirits that possess them; body snatchers lurking below motorway bridges; menus offering one-day dry pig and son-in-law's testicles. Temples thundering out their message that all this is impermanent, not-self and suffering. (248 pages)< Less
The Kachin: Lords of Burma's Northern Frontier By Bertil Lintner
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Remarkable for their military prowess, their receptivity to Christianity, and their intricate all-embracing kinship network, the Kachins are a hardy mountain people living in the remote hills of... More > northern Burma (Myanmar), and on the peripheries of China and India. During the Second World War they strongly sided with the Allies in defending Burma against the Japanese, earning themselves sobriquets such as “amiable assassins” and “Gurkhas of Southeast Asia”. After Burma’s independence in 1948, the Kachins were given their own state, but in the early 1960s they went to war again, this time fighting for autonomy for their homeland. For half a century, funded largely by the world-renowned jade trade they control, they maintained their armed insurgency, playing a key role in Burma’s internecine struggles. In 1994 the Kachins and the Burmese government signed a cease-fire agreement. However, in June 2011 government forces broke the truce and war flared anew in the Kachin hills.< Less