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Significance By Lise Sonntag
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"One of the most endearing fictional crime solving partnerships I have come across in some time." – Booklover Book Reviews, March 2013. In the middle of a freezing German winter, the... More > chair of mathematics at a venerable university is murdered in an apparently motiveless crime. Inspector Falco Baumgarten of the Leipzig Polizeidirektion finds himself embroiled in a mystery that refuses to be unravelled, until a chance meeting with pattern recognition expert Professor Antje Bach reveals a series of connections that will lead to an extraordinary discovery. Blending science and philosophy, fact and fiction – 'Significance' is both a fascinating tour of scientific history and a cunning whodunnit, all set in one of Europe's great cities as it comes to terms with life after the fall of the Berlin wall.< Less
Significant Moments By Gary Freedman
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Significant Moments is an historical novel written entirely in quotations.
Significant Grandfathers - hardcover By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts them in... More > conversation with each other.< Less
Significant Grandfathers - paperback By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts his... More > grandfathers in conversation with each other.< Less
Significant Grandfathers - paperback By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts his... More > grandfathers in conversation with each other.< Less
Boston - The Historic City By Cindy Washington
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Boston, MA, is a reasonably compact city and numerous of the significant places of passion are conveniently within strolling length of each added. This is a specifically historical city, topping... More > worked out in the early component of the 17th century and included as a metro in 1822. Regarded by lots of to be absolutely only the New England capital, Boston includes numerous various neighborhoods, a number of which have actually become popular in their personal right. The most famous of these attribute the areas of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Dorchester, Fenway-Kenmore, Hyde Park, North End, South End and West End.< Less
Managing Maintenance for Older and Historic Buildings By John C. Leeke
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Use the four steps of maintenance programming; Assess, Plan, Maintain, Evaluate, to reduce deterioration and save money. Learn to set priorities, schedule work and control the costs of maintaining... More > your building while saving its historical significance and architectural character. • 10 forms to copy and fill in. • 20 Illustrations. • 45 Pages.< Less
A Murder Before Eden: A Historical Novel By Alison Pratt
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This is a true story of an elderly man, an overreaching young wife, a troubled youth, a murder, and two brothers' decision to do right, all on a collision course with history. All of the people in... More > this story are real, and all events have been meticulously researched. The story unfolds through the eyes of each character. Filled with photos, notes, and a bibliography of source material, this book tells the story of Tom Pratt, his newfound love, and the murder and trial that made history, though few noted it at the time. The history was first published in The Journal of Rockingham County History and Genealogy in June, 2010. This new book takes a deeper look into characters and what they might have been thinking in the midst of a series of events that spiraled out of control to change them- and history- forever.< Less
Chesapeake & Ohio Alleghany Subdivision By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This book covers the history and development of the Alleghany Subdivision as thoroughly as possible: from the earliest proposals for canal and turnpike transportation in the region, how they... More > developed into the C&O railway, to how that railway was built and operated over the past 100-plus years. Each location along the line is covered in detail, along with its development and significance. Also included are detailed analysis of the main line and operations as well as the lines that branched off to Hot Springs and along the Greenbrier River. Along with this is the lore of the C&O, from George Alley to John Henry. The book is filled with hundreds of photographs and many original official railroad drawings. It contains a wealth of information not only on the railroad, but on the development of transportation in the American Industrial Age and the history of the region.< Less
2008 Historically Speaking - International Friendship Bell By Ray Smith
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The Oak Ridge International Friendship Bell is a symbol of Oak Ridge, TN. Born of the 50th birthday of the city, the traditional Japanese bell recognizes significant dates of World War II and key... More > elements of Tennessee and Japan. Once the subject of controversy, the bell is now a welcome addition to the Heritage Tourism of Oak Ridge.< Less