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Talking News: The Story of Farmers Telephone Company By Sonja Horoshko
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The story of Farmers Telephone Company, 1920 to 2008, is a living history project. Testimonial and memoir reflect life in rural America when homesteaders moved to Pleasant View, an isolated community... More > in southwest Colorado. It is dry land bean field country where only 12 inches of available moisture each year yields the finest pinto beans in the world. The country is sensate; beautiful; the local people entertaining and ernest storytellers. The book recalls first-hand accounts of the need for communication and how it was solved by community members working together for the common weal, how they built the company by hand, managed it and nurtured advancements in telecommunications over the years. It thrives today because the entrepeneurial spirit of many farming families found a way to provide for communication over telephone lines, replacing the only means available until 1920: on foot or on horseback.< Less
Sweet and Sour: Life in Chinese Family Restaurants By John Jung
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"Sweet and Sour" examines the history of Chinese family restaurants in the U. S. and Canada. Why did many Chinese immigrants enter this business around the end of the 19th century What... More > conditions made it possible for Chinese to open and succeed in operating restaurants after they emigrated to North America How did Chinese restaurants manage to attract non-Chinese customers, given that they had little or no acquaintance with the Chinese style of food preparation and many had vicious hostility toward Chinese immigrants The goal of "Sweet and Sour" is to understand how the small Chinese family restaurants functioned. Narratives provided by 10 Chinese who grew up in their family restaurants in all parts of the North America provide valuable insights on the role that this ethnic business had on their lives. Is there any future for this type of immigrant enterprise in the modern world of franchised and corporate owned eateries or will it soon, like the Chinese laundry, be a relic of history< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
World War 2 By Oliver Mayer
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A Chilling Document to The Testimonies of German SS Soldiers! 2ND EDITION Free bonus inside! (right after Conclusion) - Get limited time offer, Get your BONUS right NOW! Find out about what really... More > happened to the German SS Soldiers during World War 2 In Testimonies of German SS Soldiers, you'll learn the stories of 6 different SS soldiers who fought for the German Army during World War II. These six soldiers all had different roles to play, and all look back at their experiences, sharing them to make amends for the cruel times that they lived in. Learn about what it was like to be in a concentration camp, and how a soldier managed when they were at the front. You will discover: - ★ The experience of a young Aryan soldier ★ Testimonies from the liberation ★ The female SS soldier ★ The Gas Trucks of WWII ★ All about the Gas Chambers ★ The meaning of Special Action< Less
Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan By Paul Kekai Manansala
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"Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan" examines how the seafaring trading people known as the "Nusantao" from Insular Southeast Asia influenced world history. This is a... More > "blook," a book based on a weblog (blog). The decision to publish the book came after requests to make the information in the blog available in an easier-to-read and more portable format. The advantage of the printed work is that the blog entries are arranged in easy-to-manage chronological order with out the need for the clicking through the blog archives. The glossary entries are also in alphabetical order for easy look-up, and a word index and table of contents further increase the readiblity of the blog/book. Important supplementary articles have also been included in the appendices. A must-read for those who think there is more to history than what we find in "mainstream" publications.< Less
Agricultural Education in Yorkshire 1891 to 1970 By C L Johnson
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Yorkshire is the largest County in Great Britain and all British soil types are represented as are all systems of farming. In the latter years of the 19th Century the Yorkshire College at Leeds... More > established a Department of Agriculture to serve the County. From a slow start and with the support of the major land owners and the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, the appropriate courses became established. The whole history is detailed by Dr Johnson. Tim Johnson gained a double first in Agriculture and Agricultural Science at Cambridge University and then was appointed to a Lectureship in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Leeds. While teaching Animal Production Science and Animal Nutrition, he conducted research on dairy cow nutrition and management at the University Farms. Before retirement Tim was Head of the Department of Animal Physiology and Nutrition and since then he has been researching this book as well as continuing to take an active part in University life.< Less
Marco Polo in Seattle By Gunnar Thompson
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Enjoy this fascinating true adventure story about Marco Polo’s secret voyages to the West Coast. Sailing as a “Fleet Admiral” and “Ambassador,” he accompanied teams of... More > Chinese and Arabian surveyors. Their mission was to make maps of Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, California, and Mexico. Maps and letters about this mapping project surfaced when an Italian immigrant brought heirloom documents to the States in 1932. In 2006, the manager of this private collection asked the author to examine and authenticate the documents. Marco Polo was an “eyewitness” to history. He reported the Scythian-Tartar migration with horses to Alaska and Canada. This is how the Plains Indians got most of their horses. The Polo Brothers Spy Team brought the first Chinese muskets back to Europe. They also brought many inventions that helped spark the Renaissance. Includes numerous illustrations; written in plain language; suitable for young adults and history enthusiasts.< Less
Marco Polo in Seattle By Gunnar Thompson
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Enjoy this fascinating true adventure story about Marco Polo’s secret voyages to the West Coast. Sailing as a “Fleet Admiral” and “Ambassador,” he accompanied teams of... More > Chinese and Arabian surveyors. Their mission was to make maps of Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, California, and Mexico. Maps and letters about this mapping project surfaced when an Italian immigrant brought heirloom documents to the States in 1932. In 2006, the manager of this private collection asked the author to examine and authenticate the documents. Marco Polo was an “eyewitness” to history. He reported the Scythian-Tartar migration with horses to Alaska and Canada. This is how the Plains Indians got most of their horses. The Polo Brothers Spy Team brought the first Chinese muskets back to Europe. They also brought many inventions that helped spark the Renaissance. Includes numerous illustrations; written in plain language; suitable for young adults and history enthusiasts.< Less
The Arrow-Maker By Mary Austin
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The Arrow Maker is a play by Mary Hunter Austin meant to reflect American Indian life, especially of the Paiutes, in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the United States.It was first presented at the New... More > Theatre in New York City under the management of Winthrop Ames, in February 1911, certain concessions had to be made, so the author confessed, “to what was thought to be the demand for a drama of Indian life which should present the Indian more nearly as he is popularly conceived.” But, even in the presentation, care was taken that the music be reminiscent of Indian themes, that the chants be played from phonograph records of Indian ceremonials, that the dances be taught by one Chief Red Eagle, and that the costumes and properties have the authenticity of the American Museum of Natural History.< Less
Force Multipliers: The Instrumentalities of Imperialism By Maximilian Forte
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In the drive to accumulate ever more global power for the US state and its allies, both political and corporate, the quest for totalization confronts the challenge of “overreach”. To... More > operate using smaller efforts to carry larger loads, US strategists have devised what they call ”force multipliers“. Force multiplication is about “leverage”: using partners and proxies in an expanding network. Forces are conceptualized in multi-dimensional terms. Anything in the world of cultural systems, social relationships, and material production can become force multipliers for imperialism, Chapters in this volume present diverse examples of force multiplication, ranging from Plan Colombia to Bulgarian membership in NATO and the US-Israeli relationship, from the New Alliance for Food Security to charitable aid and the control of migration, to the management of secrecy.< Less

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Inside Secrets Inside Secrets By Joseph Stumpf
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