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SOLDIER JOKER THE LEGACY By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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George Horatio Derby (1823-1861) attended West Point 1842-1846. George met Charles and Martha Hitchcock. Their daughter was Lillie Hitchcock (Coit). The Hitchcocks and Samuel Clemens would be... More > friends. Mark Twain would be affected by George Derby. The Hitchcock Legacy lives in The Charles and Martha Hitchcock Graduate Lectureship at U.C.Berkeley. The Lillie Hitchcock Coit Legacy is in the form of Coit Tower in San Francisco, The legacy of Sam Clemens is in the form of Mark Twain. The Legacy of George Horatio Derby is in the form of books- Phoenixiana and The Squibob Papers. His humor touched his contemporaries: General Winfield Scott, U.S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, W.T. Sherman, along with his classmates McClellan, Jackson, and Pickett. His legacy as a Topographical Engineer includes maps and surveys of California. He built five Lighthouses on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The major suspect in the cause of Derby’s death is mercury poisoning.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE CARTOONS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. This book is a compilation of cartoons depicting Derby art (aka Squibob, aka John Phoenix) Many of the drawings are... More > Derby's. Some drawings are done by others. All celebrate the talent of George Horatio Derby (1823-1861)< Less
Soldier Joker : The Essays By George Horatio Derby
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George Derby was a soldier,an engineer,a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. His life was short. He died when he was 38 years old.He interacted with Robert E. Lee,General Winfield Scott,William... More > Tecumseh Sherman, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant. The last book Abraham Lincoln read was by Derby (aka John Phoenix). His classmates were Stonewall Jackson,George McClellan, and George Pickett.He built 5 lighthouses on the Alabama Gulf Coast. He explored the Gulf of California and the Colorado River. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley and Camp Far West. He was in charge of the first engineering project west of the Mississippi.He was a hero of the Mexican war.He is buried at West Point.His humor influenced Mark Twain.His antics influenced Lillie Coit.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE 1849 SURVEYS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby (1823-1861) aka John Q.Phoenix, aka Squibob Lieutenant Topographical Engineers of the United States Army. He surveyed and mapped the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys in 1849.... More > This volume combines Derby's cartographic and literary skills (his "day" job). Derby observed and described first hand the events, people, and places of the early California Gold Rush. He surveyed Camp Far West, described Sutter's Hock Farm, stayed at Johnson's Crossing, and stood on the North Butte of the Sutter Buttes. He was at Coloma, Jamestown, Mormon's Island, Cordua Bar, and Rose Bar in 1849 and illustrated the gold mining process as it was occuring. He mapped the courses of the Feather,Yuba, Bear, and Sacramento Rivers. He viewed and described the emigrants in 1849 as they arrived in California. His humorous writings as John Phoenix and Squibob were based on first hand experiences surveying the Yuba-Sutter area.(This was ten years before Mark Twain arrived in California.)< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE ESSAYS By GEORGE HORATIO DERBY
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George Derby was a soldier,an engineer,a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. His life was short. He died when he was 38 years old.He interacted with Robert E. Lee,General Winfield Scott,William... More > Tecumseh Sherman, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant. The last book Abraham Lincoln read was by Derby (aka John Phoenix). His classmates were Stonewall Jackson,George McClellan, and George Pickett.He built 5 lighthouses on the Alabama Gulf Coast. He explored the Gulf of California and the Colorado River. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley and Camp Far West. He was in charge of the first engineering project west of the Mississippi.He was a hero of the Mexican war.He is buried at West Point.His humor influenced Mark Twain.His antics influenced Lillie Coit.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE ESSAYS By GEORGE HORATIO DERBY
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George Derby was a soldier,an engineer,a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. His life was short. He died when he was 38 years old.He interacted with Robert E. Lee,General Winfield Scott,William... More > Tecumseh Sherman, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant. The last book Abraham Lincoln read was by Derby (aka John Phoenix). His classmates were Stonewall Jackson,George McClellan, and George Pickett.He built 5 lighthouses on the Alabama Gulf Coast. He explored the Gulf of California and the Colorado River. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley and Camp Far West. He was in charge of the first engineering project west of the Mississippi.He was a hero of the Mexican war.He is buried at West Point.His humor influenced Mark Twain.His antics influenced Lillie Coit.< Less
A Pair of Kings and A Joker By James M. Hotchkiss, Jr.
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This is the story of W.J. Hotchkiss, whose abilities and soaring imagination led him to prominence in business and to the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. His son Marius was the nincompoop of the... More > century, providing both laughter and tears to his family. Brilliance reappeared magically in Marius’ son, Miller, who quietly achieved his own greatness.< Less
The Subject of Politics: Slavoj Žižek’s Political Philosophy By Henrik Jøker Bjerre & Carsten Bagge Laustsen
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A study of Slavoj Žižek’s political philosophy. Focusing on the combination of psychoanalytic theory and philosophy, the book offers an overview of Žižek’s analysis of... More > contemporary society. In five chapters, the reader is introduced to Žižek’s method, his view of the political impasse in the postmodern world, and his suggestion for a way ahead to renewed action and political invention. Rich in examples, the book gives an engaging and entertaining tour around the landscape of Žižek’s political endeavour, while at the same time insisting on a more systematic and piecemeal approach than the Slovenian tends to offer himself.< Less
Carte Joker By Alitheia Belisama
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Abandonnée à la vie par un père inconnu déchirant tout intérieur maternel, vie qui s'inaugure avec une jumelle jamais fusionnelle, Alitheia Belisama, nom de plume... More > inventé par Alice Granger, se mettant en scène comme personnage principal de ce roman,réussit ses études comme si elle se réparait, mais elle ne s'installe pas. Elle rencontre des hommes célèbres, Lacan, Sollers, verdiglione, Naouri, qui deviennent par l'écriture des personnages,Dagda, Ulysse Stevenson, Mecenus Tarquin, Iatros Mithridate. Puis elle rencontre un homme au nom inconnu, Franz, comme Franz Kafka, veuf d'une femme qui fut fille "mariable" par excellence, qui sera l'homme de sa vie. Ses trois enfants déboulent dans sa vie, et confrontent Alitheia avec les enfants d'aujourd'hui. Investigation sur une fille, un garçon, la différence sexuelle, la difficulté pour une fille de sortir de la mère. Le véritable couple gémellaire est hétérozygote, fille et garçon.< Less
Carte Joker By Alitheia Belisama
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Abandonnée à la vie par un père inconnu déchirant tout intérieur maternel, vie qui s'inaugure avec une jumelle jamais fusionnelle, Alitheia Belisama, nom de plume... More > inventé par Alice Granger, se mettant en scène comme personnage principal de ce roman,réussit ses études comme si elle se réparait, mais elle ne s'installe pas. Elle rencontre des hommes célèbres, Lacan, Sollers, verdiglione, Naouri, qui deviennent par l'écriture des personnages,Dagda, Ulysse Stevenson, Mecenus Tarquin, Iatros Mithridate. Puis elle rencontre un homme au nom inconnu, Franz, comme Franz Kafka, veuf d'une femme qui fut fille "mariable" par excellence, qui sera l'homme de sa vie. Ses trois enfants déboulent dans sa vie, et confrontent Alitheia avec les enfants d'aujourd'hui. Investigation sur une fille, un garçon, la différence sexuelle, la difficulté pour une fille de sortir de la mère. Le véritable couple gémellaire est hétérozygote, fille et garçon.< Less

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