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GERMAN HELMET LOT NUMBERS REVISION 8 By BRIAN ICE
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This is a book about German Helmet Lot Numbers produced during 1935-1945. UPDATED 01/2016 (REVISION - 8) A handy study guide for those German Helmet collectors and researchers wishing to know more... More > about Lot Numbers and how they relate to their own German helmets. ET/ckl, SE/hkp, Q, NS, EF, and qvL/bvL helmet factories are discussed with over 16,000 lot number entries overall. M35, M40, M42, and M38 helmet shell types are listed along with DD, SD, and ND examples with factory decal drops. Specifications: paperback, 8.5 X 11 (1-1/2 inch thickness) 666 pages. Copyright 2011 by Brian Ice NO new period or factory documentation was used in the creation of this book.< Less
Sea Miner By Chuck Veit
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Sea Miner is the long-lost story of the U.S. Navy's first torpedo development program of 1862-63. The weapon developed by soldier-scientist Major Edward B. Hunt was so advanced that nothing remotely... More > similar would be seen for another eighty years; in fact, Sea Miner achieved results that we have yet to match even today.< Less
Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia By Doug McGuinn
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In 1904, when the Hassinger brothers came from the Penn. county of Forest to the Va. county of Washington with the idea of continuing their father’s lumber business, they liked what they saw:... More > thousands of acres of virgin forest. Two years later, they built a sawmill and a town to support its workers, called Konnarock in Washington County. In less than ten years, the Hassinger Lumber Company was employing over 400 workers, had laid down over 75 miles of railroad track, had built 20 logging camps, and was sawing almost 60,000 board feet of lumber per day. Not only did the Hassinger Lumber Company cut timber in Washington County, Virginia, it also did extensive timbering in neighboring Ashe County, North Carolina, and also sawed timber cut in Watauga County, North Carolina, when the Deep Gap Tie and Lumber Company, located in the Watauga County village of Deep Gap, bought the Hassinger Lumber Company’s Shay locomotive No. 3, sending its logs to the Hassinger sawmill in Konnarock.< Less
IRELAND - England's Vietnam By Fionnbarra Ó Dochartaigh
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This work is dedicated to all who perished and suffered during the 'Long War' in Ireland. Contents include articles, investigative reports, profiles,and much more including recollections of the... More > 1960s-1990s eras. Compiled by a 1967 co-founder of the Civil Rights Association it presents compelling witness accounts and is graphically illustrated throughout.< Less
The Danish West Indies in Black and White By Enrique Corneiro
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More than 200 black and white images depict the people, places and events that transformed the Danish West Indies into the U.S. Virgin Islands.
From Loudoun To Glory By Kevin Grigsby
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This is Kevin Grigsby's second book, which highlights Loudoun County's African-American heritage. From Loudoun To Glory is about the important role that African-Americans from Loudoun County,... More > Virginia played in the Civil War. They would serve as soldiers, sailors, nurses, spies, and scouts. Over two hundred and fifty African-American soldiers and a dozen sailors from Loudoun served in the Union military during the Civil War. Some of these brave men would see action and ultimately give their lives in some of the most significant land and naval battles of the war. From Loudoun To Glory will provide readers with a chance to discover an untold chapter to Loudoun County's rich Civil War heritage.< Less
HOWARDSVILLE: The Journey of an African-American Community in Loudoun County, Virginia By Kevin Grigsby
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This book is about the rich history of Howardsville in Loudoun County,Virginia. Howardsville was founded by freed slaves following the end of the Civil War. The book will serve as a historical... More > timeline of the struggles and triumphs of the community from slavery through the years of racial segregation. The extensive genealogical research contained in the book will allow many African-Americans with roots in Loudoun County to rediscover their family’s past. It is from that past that younger and future generations of Howardsville descendants are provided with valuable lessons to help them uphold and cherish the legacy of Howardsville. The last names of the African-American families discussed in the book include: Howard, Basil, Valentine, Summers, Reid, Mitchell, Dorsey, Moreland, Cosberry, Gregg, Jackson, Grigsby, Peterson, Brooks, Young, Payne, Page, Scott, Peters, Gaskins, Pinkett, Gibson,Colbert and others. Hardcover copies will soon be available. Author's email: books.kevin@gmail.com.< Less
From Loudoun To Glory By Kevin Grigsby
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This is Kevin Grigsby's second book, which highlights Loudoun County's African-American heritage. From Loudoun To Glory is about the important role that African-Americans from Loudoun County,... More > Virginia played in the Civil War. They would serve as soldiers, sailors, nurses, spies, and scouts. Over two hundred and fifty African-American soldiers and a dozen sailors from Loudoun served in the Union military during the Civil War. Some of these brave men would see action and ultimately give their lives in some of the most significant land and naval battles of the war. From Loudoun To Glory will provide readers with a chance to discover an untold chapter to Loudoun County's rich Civil War heritage.< Less
Fort McKavett By Clifford Caldwell
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The Texas Hill Country is rich with history. In recent years revisionist historians have only written about a select few aspects of the region, apparently preferring to overlook the fact that... More > outlaws, lawmen, Indians, horse soldiers and Spanish explorers crisscrossed the San Saba River and Menard County area for hundreds of years. True enough, the quaint shops and bistros, the music festivals, wildflowers, and the pleasing climate may be the attraction today but the area was home to Paleo-Indians 10,000 years ago. Spaniards trekked through the region in 1753, finding promise of gold and silver in the surrounding hills. Early Texas pioneers ultimately carved out a frontier settlement here, only to be menaced by hostile Comanche Indians, reluctant to release their hold on the region. Fort McKavett, the lonely outpost on the San Saba, played a vital part in the settlement of this area and in the rich military history of Texas. Join the author in rediscovering the fort, and Menard County.< Less
The Impact of Slavery On the Education of Blacks in Orange County, North Carolina: 1619-1970 By Rosetta Austin Moore
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Can integration break the oppression faced by Black Americans, or will it crystallize long-held images and send Blacks deeper into a spiral of dependency? Rosetta Austin Moore, a longtime educator... More > who taught in segregated and integrated schools, asks that question and many others in this extensive study of the education system for Blacks in North Carolina. She traces the struggles of Blacks to survive and learn, beginning with their forced entry into the United States in 1619, drawing on primary documents, charts, illustrations, and a treasure trove of data in four appendixes. The book reveals how a pattern of withholding information, denying access to educational opportunities, and subjecting a people to negative indoctrinations about their self-worth, their families, their race, and their place in society has damaged the Black community’s desire to reach for greater heights.< Less
Connecticut Vignettes and Visits - Volume One By Walter G. Robinson
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Volume One highlights these chapters in Connecticut history. It includes Witchcraft Trials, English Convicts as labor source, War of Rebellion, British Prison Ships, Litchfield Courageous... More > Revolutionary Soldiers, Old State House 1997-2007, Hartford Convention, the Aborted Protest.< Less
Connecticut Vignettes and Visits - Volume Two By Walter G. Robinson
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Volume Two highlights these chapters in Connecticut history. It includes The Foreign Mission School of Cornwall, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall Female Boarding School of Canterbury, The Amistad... More > Mutiny, Civil War General from Cornwall Hollow, Octavious Brooks Frothingham Transcendentalist, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Off The Connecticut Coast The Thimbles, Evolution of a Town's Obsession Thomaston Opera House and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.< Less
A Place Called Lake-in-the-Woods By Mildred Mims Bainbridge
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A brief history of Lake-in-the Woods as written by Mildred Mims Bainbridge in May of 1980.
Doctors and Patients: History, Representation, Communication from Antiquity to the Present By Maria Malatesta
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For the first time, a book considers the doctor/patient relationship in the long period and from a broad geographical perspective. Historians, anthropologists and doctors reflect on the factors that,... More > from the Classical age until the present, have altered the care relationship and the power relations embedded within it. The book also highlights that communication and narration, understood as constitutive aspects of care, are the elements which link the past to the present. From the encounter between religion and medicine to the centuries-long struggle between doctors and patients in defence of their respective positions, from medical dramas to efforts to humanize medicine, the book describes the doctor/patient relationship in all its cultural, transnational and transtemporal dimensions.< Less
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action By Veterans of Hope
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Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep,... More > meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guide and Call to Action spans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions of how we managed to create, nearly overnight, a penal system unprecedented in world history, and how that system actually functions — as opposed to the way it is advertised. This important new resource also challenges us to search for and admit the truth about ourselves, our own biases, stereotypes, and misconceptions, and the many ways in which we might actually be part of the problem.< Less
2015 Annual Issue By New York History Review
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This is an annual printed issue for writers who specialize in local histories of New York State. Many of your local historical societies don't have the resources to provide a platform for publishing... More > your local history article. Well, we do.< Less
Adventures, Struggles, Trials and Services of the 5th Regiment, Virginia Vol. Infantry By Marlitta H. Perkins
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Between December 22, 1864 and May 4, 1865, the Ironton Register in Lawrence County, Ohio, published a service history in fourteen installments of the Fifth West Virginia Infantry. The writer, who... More > appears to have been a member of the regiment, chose to remain anonymous. Each chapter is enhanced by footnotes which were added by the editor for more clarity and a better understanding of events. It was the writer’s hope that, “some one who has the opportunity, will preserve a record of the veterans of the Fifth, that the readers of this paper may know the fate of those to whom their attention has been directed for the past few weeks.” 150 years after original publication, Adventures, Struggles, Trials and Services of the 5th Regiment, Virginia Vol. Infantry still remains the only service history in existence for the Fifth West Virginia Infantry. Two short service histories from Dyer’s Compendium as well as the West Virginia Adjutant General’s Report are included in this publication.< Less
Bronzed Brews By Peter Symons
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So what is Bronzed Brews all about? Well, way back in January 2009, after doing some initial research for the Australian Sparkling Pale Ale style for Jamil Zainasheff on the Brewing with Style show... More > on The Brewing Network, I wondered why there was so little written about historical Australian beer. Bronzed Brews seeks to redress this knowledge gap being the product of over 4 years of research, across Australia and the U.K. Over this period I tracked down the details of ingredients and processes and discovered the actual brewing books and journals, then derived the recipes. The result being a book which blends brewing history, ingredients, and processes, with a selection of 42 Australian historical beers recreated as home brew recipes, which cover ales, stouts, and surprisingly, even a few lagers, from 1844 to 1975. Most of the recipes in the book have been successfully trialled, providing a basis for further experimentation to produce some unique home brews.< Less
Greetings from Galveston: A History from the 1870s to the 1950s through Post Cards By E. Barry Gray
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The history of Galveston is the history of Texas. Beyond that, it is the history of the European colonization of the New World. Galveston has seen cannibalistic Indians, Spanish conquistadors,... More > explorers, filibusters, pirates and their treasure, ship wrecks, Civil War battles, yellow fever epidemics and survived all these to become the leading city in Texas in both population and commerce during the mid and late 19th Century. The heroes of the Alamo and San Jacinto have walked her streets. Jim Bowie, Sam Houston, General Santa Anna and President David G. Burnett are but a few of the men whose names fill our history books. She has seen a fleet of pirate ships anchored in her harbor as well as the Union Navy. Galveston had the first telegraph, first telephone, first electric lights, first medical and nursing schools in the state and the list goes on and on. At one time she had over forty millionaires living in kingly mansions of almost every style of architecture along Broadway and other avenues.< Less
The Chardon Family History: From France to the Americas, 1768-1900 By Elena Chardon Adolphsen, Ph.D.
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Jean Baptiste Chardon enlisted as a volunteer soldier during the French Revolution. His battalion was deployed to Saint-Domingue, a French colony on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, to control a... More > slave revolt. Subsequently, he served in Santo Domingo, on the eastern side of the island. After the French were defeated, Jean Baptiste Chardon and his family immigrated to New Orleans and later to Ponce, a Spanish colonial town in Puerto Rico. One son remained in New Orleans and became a successful businessman. In Puerto Rico, the family and first generation descendants thrived as masons, silversmiths, merchants, cattle ranchers and investors in real estate, producing a rich legacy that continues today. Included are the 1860, 1869, 1873, 1897 and 1920 census information on the Chardon, Chavier and Chevalier families in Ponce, the names of the 1853 Ponce volunteer firemen, Los Bomberos de Ponce, and information on business associates, military comrades and neighbors of the Chardon family.< Less
Griffin, Georgia: We Could Have Been Famous... Library Edition By KyL Cobb
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This is the Special Edition of the Griffin, Georgia: We Could Have Been Famous... This edition combines Volume 1 & Volume 2 of the series into a single book. As a history of Griffin, Georgia and... More > Spalding County, this book traces developments from pre-history until 1949.< Less
The Intelligentsia of Irevan By Asgar Zeynalov
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The book The Intelligentsia of Irevan by Doctor of Philological Sciences Asgar Zeynalov deals with the lives and activities of the intelligentsia coming from Irevan in the XIX and XX centuries, and... More > their role in the development of the Azerbaijani science and culture. The work also reflects the literary environment of Irevan - a typical Moslem city at the end of the XIX century and the beginning of XX century.< Less
The Weirick Family By Barbara Cook
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A history of the Weirick family of Pennsylvania, written by Barbara McFaul Cook.
Mac and Charlotte By Barbara Cook
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A history of the marriage of Charlotte and Mac McFaul by their daughter, Barbara McFaul Cook.
Alternative Three By Leslie Watkins
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Why do U.S. and Soviet Submarines meet every month beneath the polar ice cap? Why are the astronauts not telling the public what they saw on the moon? When did the first Earth probes really land on... More > Mars? Life on Earth is Doomed. The super power governments have a plan to preserve a tiny nucleus of human survivors. It is TOP SECRET and TERRIFYING. Now you can lean the HORRIFYING TRUTH behind the explosive TV documentary and the top secret plan called ALTERNATIVE THREE.< Less