The Bartitsu Compendium, Volume 1: History and the Canonical Syllabus By Tony Wolf
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The Bartitsu Compendium is a complete guide to the history, theory and practice of Bartitsu, an eclectic martial art founded by E.W. Barton-Wright in the year 1899. Bartitsu was a combination of... More > four of the most effective self defence methods known at the time - jiujitsu, boxing, savate and stick fighting. The Compendium features over two hundred and seventy pages of original essays, rare vintage reprints and never-before-seen translations, illustrated with hundreds of fascinating photographs and sketches.< Less
A Fresh Start: Complete By Rollie Lawson
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The complete Buckman saga - Carl Buckman is at the end of a boring life, unhappily contemplating what had been and what might have been. Suddenly, Aladdin's Lamp transports him back to 1968, to the... More > teenager he had been then. How will he live his life differently, or will he be doomed to repeat his past mistakes all over again? This version contains Books 1-7, the Epilogue, and a bonus fan fiction story.< Less
Ira’s Amazing Adventure: The Flight By Eugene Roginsky
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What would you do if everyone said you could only do one thing? Would you believe them, or would you try to prove them wrong? That’s what Ira, a friendly, colorful earthworm, faces in author... More > Eugene Roginsky’s Ira’s Amazing Adventure: The Flight. After being told by his peers that earthworms were only born to dig tunnels in the soil, Ira travels up the root of a plum tree to have an incredible adventure. Join Ira as he smells flowers, sees his own reflection in the water for the first time, feels the touch of a raindrop, meets Pete the joking bee, and flies for the first time. Beautiful illustrations by Tilly Freedman help bring Ira’s adventures to life. Ira’s Amazing Adventure: The Flight includes chapters offering thought-provoking discussion ideas for parents and children to share. It is not only a fun read but a learning experience as well.< Less
Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey Through the Post-Ottoman World By James S. Kessler
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There is no dearth of news, not always of the most cheerful sort, coming out of the broad geographic arc of the vast territory that once constituted the mighty Ottoman Empire. The Arab Spring... More > continues to reshape regions, an economic crisis is tearing apart Greece, pirates off the Horn of Africa are terrorizing ships, and conflicts in the Caucasus and Balkans are simmering. In Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey through the Post-Ottoman World, James S. Kessler chronicles his travels through a dizzying array of cultures, religions, languages, and political systems found within many of the former Ottoman Empire’s possessions in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Drawing upon his experience as a historian and educator, Kessler explores how the shared Ottoman past—and how that past is remembered—continues to play a role in the post-imperial present in the more than forty countries that constitute the post-Ottoman world.< Less