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A History With A Hidden Prophecy, A Prophecy That Can Shape The Universe: Historic Memories Of Feltre By Antonio Dal Corno
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History of North East Italy. Written in 1700 in Venice by Count Dal Corno, belonging to the greatest historian family.
Tools of Ancient Romans: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome By Rachel Dickinson
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Tools of Ancient Romans: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome Rachel Dickinson, Illustrated by Shawn Braley Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid's Guide to the History... More > and Science of Life in Ancient Rome explores the history and science of the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, anecdotes, and 15 hands-on activities that put kids in ancient Roman shoes, readers will learn about the Roman innovations and ideas of government, science, religion, sport, and warfare that have shaped world history and our own world view.< Less
A New History of Elborow School, Rugby, 1707-1960 By Howard Trillo
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This 2nd Edition of the narrative history remains a tribute to past teachers & pupils, especially to Mr Swaab, the headmaster who produced “A Short History of Elborow School” in 1954,... More > but now includes the early career of Headmaster, Mr. Simmonds, as well as personal reminiscences of life at school in the 1930s. An additional Appendix describes the history of the Elborow Mission and St. Philip’s Church, and an Index is now provided. Richard Elborowe's life is described in detail, including his relationship with his nephew, the Naturalist, James Pettiver. The 250-year history of the School includes the changes in Staff and teaching methods over time, and the pupils are not forgotten: their lessons, sporting and academic achievements, even an heroic exploit, are included, being interspersed with local events and personal memoirs of past pupils. Another Appendix gives biographies of Rugby notaries who went to Elborow. The book should appeal to those interested in Rugby History as well as Elborow School.< Less
A New History of Elborow School, Rugby, 1707-1960 By Howard Trillo
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This 2nd Edition of the narrative history remains a tribute to past teachers & pupils, especially to Mr Swaab, the headmaster who produced “A Short History of Elborow School” in 1954,... More > but now includes the early career of Headmaster, Mr. Simmonds, as well as personal reminiscences of life at school in the 1930s. An additional Appendix describes the history of the Elborow Mission and St. Philip’s Church, and an Index is now provided. Richard Elborowe's life is described in detail, including his relationship with his nephew, the Naturalist, James Pettiver. The 250-year history of the School includes the changes in Staff and teaching methods over time, and the pupils are not forgotten: their lessons, sporting and academic achievements, even an heroic exploit, are included, being interspersed with local events and personal memoirs of past pupils. Another Appendix gives biographies of Rugby notaries who went to Elborow. The book should appeal to those interested in Rugby History as well as Elborow School.< Less
A New History of Elborow School, Rugby, 1707-1960 By Howard Trillo
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This 2nd Edition of the narrative history remains a tribute to past teachers & pupils, especially to Mr Swaab, the headmaster who produced “A Short History of Elborow School” in 1954,... More > but now includes the early career of Headmaster, Mr. Simmonds, as well as personal reminiscences of life at school in the 1930s. An additional Appendix describes the history of the Elborow Mission and St. Philip’s Church, and an Index is now provided. Richard Elborowe's life is described in detail, including his relationship with his nephew, the Naturalist, James Pettiver. The 250-year history of the School includes the changes in Staff and teaching methods over time, and the pupils are not forgotten: their lessons, sporting and academic achievements, even an heroic exploit, are included, being interspersed with local events and personal memoirs of past pupils. Another Appendix gives biographies of Rugby notaries who went to Elborow. The book should appeal to those interested in Rugby History as well as Elborow School.< Less
2017 St. Louis Hoops; History of St. Louis Basketball By Jim Healey
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Basketball began in the St. Louis area around the turn of the century and was played as an exhibition sport at the 1904 Olympics and a few area schools fielded teams. By the late 1920's most area... More > high schools competed. This book contains the factual information surrounding the game in the Bi-State Region. It covers the teams that dominated area basketball - both in Missouri and Illinois - boys and girls. On the college Level, area programs from Washington University to St. Louis University and UMSL, plus the record-setting career of Harry Statham of McKendree. But no book on area basketball would be complete without mention of the pro teams that called St. Louis home. From the Bombers and Hawks and Spirits to today's semi-pro teams, are all featured. This is the definitive book on area high school, college and professional basketball. A must-have for everyone looking to have a desktop summary of area hoops.< Less
Bad Managers' Decisions: Why the Longest Drought in Boston's History Happened (1986-2003) By KP Wee
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This book looks at why the Bruins and Red Sox failed in their bids to win championships during the era of 1986-2003 - thanks to coaches and managers' bad pre- or in-game decisions. 1986, 1990, 1993,... More > 1998, and 2003 were examined.< Less
S J F A EAST REGION: A history of its leagues, its cups, and, its clubs. By N "Nic" Nicol
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This is a statistical history of Scottish junior football clubs that ply their trade in the East of Scotland. The cups and leagues they played in have been cross referenced into a unique club record.
Goodbye Leederville Oval: History of West Perth Cheer Squad 1984-86 By Kieran James
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This book details the author's experiences as co-founder of West Perth Football Club’s unofficial cheer squad from 1984 to 1986. The book describes “traditional”, “hot”... More > support for West Perth Football Club among teenaged supporters from middle-class and working-class backgrounds. The author shows how, because of neo-liberal ideologies and the corporatization of football, the new national league (the “expanded VFL” / AFL) relegated the WAFL to a second-tier league in 1987. This move took place over the heads of ordinary football supporters and two WAFL club presidents. Moves to bring the game closer to the people in 1984, such as holding the best-and-fairest award count night at Perth Entertainment Centre, should be seen in this light. This book will allow supporters to relive great teams, great players, and great matches from a wonderful era in WA football 1984-86 before West Coast Eagles joined the expanded VFL/AFL.< Less
Goodbye Leederville Oval: History of West Perth Cheer Squad 1984-86 (large print) By Kieran James
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This (large-print edition) book is the memoir of Kieran James, and details his experiences as co-founder of West Perth Football Club’s unofficial cheer squad from 1984 to 1986. The book details... More > “traditional”, “hot” support for West Perth Football Club among teenaged supporters from middle-class and working-class backgrounds. The book shows how, because of neo-liberal ideologies and the corporatization of football, the new national league (the “expanded VFL” / AFL) relegated the WAFL to a second-tier league in 1987. This move took place over the heads of ordinary football supporters and two WAFL club presidents. Moves to bring the game closer to the people in 1984, such as holding the best-and-fairest award count night at Perth Entertainment Centre, should be seen in this light. This book will allow supporters to relive great teams, great players, and great matches from a wonderful era in WA football 1984-86 before West Coast Eagles joined the expanded VFL.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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