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Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. By Charles Kingsley
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Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. The novel was based on the adventures of Elizabethan corsair Amyas Preston (Amyas Leigh in the novel), who sets sail with Sir... More > Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and other privateers to the New World, where they battle with the Spanish. Set initially in Bideford in North Devon during the reign of Elizabeth I, Westward Ho! follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh (Amyas Preston), an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. Amyas loves local beauty Rose Salterne, as does nearly everyone else; much of the novel involves the kidnap of Rose by a Spaniard.< Less
Baybayin, the Syllabic Alphabet of the Tagalogs By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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When the Spaniards conquered the Philippines (Cebu 1565, Manila 1571), they noticed several of its nations had a writing system of their own, called Baybáyin in Tagalog. It was a king of... More > short-hand that did not make it possible to record closing consonants; thus i-lu in Baybáyin could represent í-log "river", i-lóng "nose" or it-lóg "egg", so much so that, while easy to write, it was difficult to read. Because of this shortcoming, it gave way to the Latin alphabet in the course of the 17th century. Nowadays Filipino graphic artists are reviving Baybáyin to express their philippineness.< Less
DORIS MILLER MOVES IN HISTORY UP TO A NEW WAR (3rd edition) By Vickie Gail Miller
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Historical moments movement in time, beyond rumors and wars, Blacks struggles for equality beyond shackles and chains, arrived in America moving in the line of success with Indian, Spaniards, White... More > and other races of people, being as contributing to America's existence. History, in the movement of the life story of World War II hero, Doris Miller, whose family's lives traveled far from the roots of Africa, and movement to Waco, to him becoming America's first World War II hero, awarded the Navy Cross, putting forth heroic actions "Above and Beyond" his call of duty; a credential for his awardance of the "Congressional Medal of Honor;" a concern traveling from 1942 to today in 2012.< Less
El Greco: 101 Paintings By Maria Tsaneva
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This Art Book representing 101 annotated reproductions of selected paintings from El Greco. El Greco (born Doménikos Theotokópoulos) was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish... More > Renaissance. He is one of the not many old masters who benefit from extensive fame. Like few others, he was rediscovered from darkness by an enthusiastic faction of 19-century collectors and critics, and became one of the chosen members of the contemporary pantheon of great artists. For many later admirers, El Greco was both the archetypal Spaniard and a intellectual artist of the spirit. It was as a master who “felt the spiritual inner creation”.< Less
prueba lulu isbn By Edu Ruiz
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Prueba 1 libro de ejercicios. English grammar b2 for Spaniards.
American Trails Revisited-The Santa Fe Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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The Santa Fe Trail began its life as primarily a commercial venture. Following a route used at least partially by the Spaniard explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (1541) and later by Zebulon... More > Montgomery Pike (1806), it served as the primary trade route between the growing American West and the Mexican territories. The Santa Fe Trail provided trade in basic dry goods with the northern Mexican settlements, and later provided a connection in the southern trade route to California. The Santa Fe was a primary source of people, goods and mail, only to be supplanted in 1880 by what would become the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad. This excerpt from 'American Trails Revisited' follows the Santa Fe from Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, exploring the history of the Native Americans and early explorers through the South Central Plains and into the Southwest.< Less
American Trails Revisited-The Santa Fe Trail By Lyn Wilkerson
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The Santa Fe Trail began its life as primarily a commercial venture. Following a route used at least partially by the Spaniard explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (1541) and later by Zebulon... More > Montgomery Pike (1806), it served as the primary trade route between the growing American West and the Mexican territories. The Santa Fe Trail provided trade in basic dry goods with the northern Mexican settlements, and later provided a connection in the southern trade route to California. The Santa Fe was a primary source of people, goods and mail, only to be supplanted in 1880 by what would become the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad. This excerpt from 'American Trails Revisited' follows the Santa Fe from Kansas City, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, exploring the history of the Native Americans and early explorers through the South Central Plains and into the Southwest.< Less
SPANISH IMPRESSIONS By Robert Bovington
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Robert Bovington is an Englishman living in Spain. He is so enthralled with his adopted country that it has inspired him to write about his experiences. From Almería in sun-kissed... More > Andalucía to Zaragoza in historic Aragón, the author takes us on a tour of Spain. We visit the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Córdoba's Mezquita and the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. We explore Spain's diverse natural landscapes – the Picos de Europa, the Sierra Nevada and the vast plains of La Mancha. During our travels, we will encounter famous Spaniards – Isaac Albéniz, Pablo Picasso and many others. Football, fiestas and flamenco are experienced whilst food and drink, Spanish style, is on the menu. We will encounter Romanesque cathedrals, Gothic churches, Moorish castles, Modernist civil buildings and beautiful plazas. Throughout the journey, the keyword is diversity. It is this diversity that has inspired Robert Bovington to provide us with his "Spanish Impressions"< Less
SPANISH MATTERS By Robert Bovington
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Bob and Diane have made the life-changing decision to retire to sunny Andalucía. Instead of lazing on the beach they explore the countryside of their adopted country. They visit 'pueblos... More > blancos' in the Alpujarras. They enjoy the wonderful scenery of Andalusia. On one such journey to the medieval city of Ronda they discover the spectacular Sierra de las Nieves – a biosphere reserve. This type of encounter is to be repeated throughout their expeditions. They experience the stark beauty of the Tavernas desert; the enchanting Palmeral of Elche; the grandeur of the Sierra Nevada and the fantastically diverse landscapes of the Cabo de Gata with its unique flora and fauna. On their journeys they explore the culture and customs of the Andalucian people – tapas, fiestas, music, soccer, bad driving, noisy Spaniards. In short, Bob and Diane have fallen in love with their newly adopted country and are looking forward to visiting other areas of Spain and learning the language properly because Spanish matters!< Less
Desert Sunset: Four Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Cynthia The Spaniard & Diego Her Rancher - A woman’s father sends her off via a matchmaker to a man with a castle in New Mexico. Abandoned By The Wagon Train: A Story of Survival &... More > Faith -- is about a teacher who needs to find a new job because her schoolhouse is being torn down. Mail Order Bride: Meeting The Doctor On The Voyage To Her Husband, is a beautiful and emotional and sweet romance about a woman who is fired as a governess in England and decides to chuck it all in and emigrate to the American West as a mail order bride. Mail Order Bride: Her Stranger On A Train, is about a mail order bride headed for California, and a man she has never met, to marry him and start a new life out west.< Less

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