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Literature Companion: War and Peace By History World
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The story revolves around the period of the French invasion of Russia. It also shows the effect of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society in Russia. All this is presented through the perspectives of... More > five Russian Aristocratic families. The story opens in 1805. The opening scene is set in St. Peters-burg, a Russian city. Napoleon has just begun his Western European conquest and its effect is clearly felt in Russia. There is an atmosphere of fear. Literature Companion: War and Peace Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine Book Ten Book Eleven Book Twelve Book Thirteen Book Fourteen Book Fifteen First Epilogue Second Epilogue Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
SAMUEL IRWIN and THE CIVIL WAR By An Irwin Family History Book
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SAMUEL IRWIN, 1830 -1894, enlisted in the Pennsylvania 67th Infantry Regiment during the Civil War on August 21, 1862 at the age of 32 years. He spent time as a prisoner of war and caught typhoid... More > while in a southern prison. Publishing date May 9, 2016. Samuel was wounded twice in battles, first shot in the neck and if the mini ball had been an inch or two in a different direction, he would have been killed instantly. The second time during the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia, he was shot in the arm and almost lost his life in the process if the arm had not been removed. A picture of the bullet that caused the wound is included in this book. THIRD BATTLE OF WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA - Because of its size, intensity, serious casualties among the general officers on both sides, and its result, many historians consider the battle the most important conflict of the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. This book contains the only known CIVIL WAR PICTURE of SAMUEL IRWIN. Revised 2016.< Less
War! By Ronald Pattinson
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The story of British beer and brewing during WW I and WW II. With a side order of Germany, France and the Netherlands. Numbers, social history, crappy jokes and lots of homebrew recipes.
War! By Ronald Pattinson
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The story of British beer and brewing during WW I and WW II. With a side order of Germany, France and the Netherlands. Numbers, social history, crappy jokes and lots of homebrew recipes.
War! By Ronald Pattinson
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The story of British beer and brewing during WW I and WW II. With a side order of Lloyd George, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Numbers, social history, crappy jokes and lots of homebrew recipes.
Poetry of the World Wars By Year 9 History Barker College
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These poems are the result of a Personal Interest Project on the topic of Australians at War by Year 9 students of History at Barker College. Students researched a topic of interest and presented... More > their research in the format of their choosing. The only requirement was that students publish their work, hence this book. The poems contained herein range from the role of dogs in World War I to the experiences of soldiers and those affected by the Holocaust. I was impressed not only with the creativity of the poems but the keen observations they convey.< Less
The History of the Peloponnesian War By Thucydides
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The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was... More > written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history. The History was divided into eight books by editors of later antiquity. Analyses of the History generally fall into one of two camps. On the one hand are those who view the work as an objective and scientific piece of history. The judgment of J. B. Bury reflects his traditional interpretation of the work: "[The History is] severe in its detachment, written from a purely intellectual point of view, unencumbered with platitudes and moral judgments, cold and critical."< Less
The History of the Peloponnesian War By Thucydides
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The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was... More > written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history. The History was divided into eight books by editors of later antiquity. Analyses of the History generally fall into one of two camps. On the one hand are those who view the work as an objective and scientific piece of history. The judgment of J. B. Bury reflects his traditional interpretation of the work: "[The History is] severe in its detachment, written from a purely intellectual point of view, unencumbered with platitudes and moral judgments, cold and critical."< Less
The History of the Peloponnesian War (Illustrated) By Thucydides
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“The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians,... More > beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it. This belief was not without its grounds. The preparations of both the combatants were in every department in the last state of perfection; and he could see the rest of the Hellenic race taking sides in the quarrel; those who delayed doing so at once having it in contemplation. Indeed this was the greatest movement yet known in history, not only of the Hellenes, but of a large part of the barbarian world—I had almost said of mankind.”< Less
History of The American Civil War By John William Draper
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History of The American Civil War