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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
A Wandering Tribe: Dispersal of the Catawba Nation 1800 to 1900 By S. Pony Hill
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Between 1700 and 1800 the population of the Catawba reservation decreased by more than fifty percent. In the time span encompassing 1800 to 1900 the already halved reservation population was again... More > carved down, this time by nearly three quarters and almost entirely due to out-migration. What happened to those three quarters of the tribe who abandoned their ancient homeland? Where did they ultimately settle down? Did they continue to self-Identify as Catawba or, in some respects even more importantly, were they recorded as “Catawba” or even as “Indian” by the census enumerator, tax collector, or court officials in these new areas? “A Wandering Tribe: Dispersal of the Catawba Nation 1800 to 1900” answers these, and many other, questions regarding the diaspora of Native blooded families with roots on the historic Catawba Reservation.< Less
Hawk of the Hills By Robert E. Howard
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An American from the southwest joins with Afghan tribesmen to avenge his friends' deaths in a blood feud. He can use any weapon, has superhuman stamina, and can move swiftly and silently. El Borak... More > leads the Afridi tribe in a war against the Orakzai and their chief Afdal Khan in early twentieth century Afghanistan. The war brings in British agents from across the border and has Russian influence in the region behind it. The story is regarded as one of the best of Howard's works.< 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
SHAN FOLK LORE STORIES FROM THE HILL AND WATER COUNTRY By William C. Griggs, M.D.
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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
Music Street Journal 2006: Volume 6 - December 2006 - Issue 61 By Gary Hill
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This is the book version of the December 2006 (Issue 61) Issue of Music Street Journal. It includes these artists and more: Ian Anderson The Black Crowes Blackmore's Night Circle II Circle... More > Devon Allman's Honey Tribe Dream Theater Emerson, Lake and Palmer Teddy Geiger Grave Digger Hawkwind Jimi Hendrix I Iona Jon And Vangelis Steve Lukather Madonna Magnolia Dave Matthews Willie Nelson Nightwish Novembre Jon Oliva's Pain OnOffOn Paatos Pallas Philosopher Pilgrim Speakeasy The Pixies The Red Masque The Road Rush Slipknot Paul Stanley Roine Stolt George Strait The Strokes Styx Therion Toto Trans-Siberian Orchestra Twisted Sister Unleashed Jaimie Vernon Rick Wakeman The Who Zero Hour While Gary Hill compiled the book and wrote many of the articles, Steve Alspach, Rick Damigella, Travis Jensen, Bill Knispel, Mike Korn and Greg Olma all contributed articles and Bill Knispel and Greg Olma provided concert photos.< Less
Music Street Journal 2006: Volume 6 - December 2006 - Issue 61 Hardcover Edition By Gary Hill
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This is the book version of the December 2006 (Issue 61) Issue of Music Street Journal. It includes these artists and more: Ian Anderson The Black Crowes Blackmore's Night Circle II Circle... More > Devon Allman's Honey Tribe Dream Theater Emerson, Lake and Palmer Teddy Geiger Grave Digger Hawkwind Jimi Hendrix I Iona Jon And Vangelis Steve Lukather Madonna Magnolia Dave Matthews Willie Nelson Nightwish Novembre Jon Oliva's Pain OnOffOn Paatos Pallas Philosopher Pilgrim Speakeasy The Pixies The Red Masque The Road Rush Slipknot Paul Stanley Roine Stolt George Strait The Strokes Styx Therion Toto Trans-Siberian Orchestra Twisted Sister Unleashed Jaimie Vernon Rick Wakeman The Who Zero Hour While Gary Hill compiled the book and wrote many of the articles, Steve Alspach, Rick Damigella, Travis Jensen, Bill Knispel, Mike Korn and Greg Olma all contributed articles and Bill Knispel and Greg Olma provided concert photos.< 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