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Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert Laplander
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In 'Finding the Lost Battalion' author Robert J. Laplander meticulously chronicles what would become one of the most famous events of American participation in World War One, discovering the truths... More > behind the legend. Drawing on hundreds of sources - many never before seen - and spanning eight years of research, including four trips to the sight of the action in France, Mr. Laplander leads the reader through the events in the Charlevaux Ravine during early October 1918, and the circumstances leading up to it, virtually hour by hour. In this way the book does not merely tell the story itself, but explains why it all came about in the first place. The end result is the single most factual acounting of the Lost Battalion and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date, told in an entertaining, fast moving style. Never dry or boring, as some military tomes can be, this one is sure to quickly become a favorite on your shelf and the benchmark against which all further work on the Lost Battalion will be measured.< Less
A Newspaper History of the 15th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment (1863-1915) By Ronald W. Mansfield
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A comprehensive collection of Civil War newspaper articles and post war accounts told by veterans from the 15th New York Heavy Artillery.
Encyclopedia of Sudan Banknotes 1856 - 2012 By Bushra Ali
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second Edition from Encyclopedia of Sudan Banknotes book from 1856 dto 2012 include 511 full color pages Egypt Banknotes used in Sudan from 1856 to 1956 and Sudan Banknotes from1955 to 2012 cover... More > all corresponding pick with price list for Egypt Banknotes used in Sudan and Sudan Banknotes include unlisted pick's Un-adopted design ,special notes and proof notes add new Color Trial for Egypt Banknotes from 1899 to 1956 I hope you enjoyed for the many history story for each note Regards Bushra Ali< Less
Lost Churches on the Silk Road By Dale A. Johnson
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This is the commemorative edition for the 4th International Conference on the Church of the East in China. This is a collection of essays used as background research to seek and find the lost... More > churches of the Silk Road. The author has used the “Da Qin Jing Jiao” Stone to provide clues for searching for the reported churches and monasteries that we built during the Tang dynasty. For later periods material from Mogao and other artifacts have been used in the investigation.< Less
Syriac Saints on the Silk Road By Dale Albert Johnson
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This is a study of the History of Mor Awgin hagiography cycle and what it tells us about the relation of these Syro-Mesopotamian monastic communities to the development of the Persian sections of... More > the Silk Road.< Less
Race in the Whitest State: Diversity and Multiculturalism in Vermont By Elizabeth Kendall
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A comprehensive analysis of Vermont's diversity and multiculturalism in the past and present-day through research and interviews with black and white Vermonters, local and state government, civil... More > rights leaders, historians, educators and law enforcement. Central themes include how Vermont's history of racial equality has contributed to the state, ways in which the growing refugee and immigrant population has influenced the state and paths lining the road forward for a more just and racially equal society.< Less
American Hero By Stuart Matranga
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THE HISTORY OF AMERICA like you’ve never learned it before! From First Contact in 1492 to the Conquest of the West in the 1890s! REAL PEOPLE: Columbus, Sacagawea, Franklin, Washington,... More > Lincoln, Sojourner Truth, Teddy Roosevelt, Crazy Horse, & More! REAL EVENTS: Massacres, Witch Trials, Pirates, Revolutions, Indian Wars, Slave Revolts, Civil War, Civil Rights, & More! REAL WORDS: From Letters, Speeches, & Testimony! JOIN! An Immortal Teenager as He delivers Magic Gems to Champions of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness in AMERICA. AMERICAN HERO is the American adventure filled with passion, drama, action, romance, comedy, intrigue, and, because sometimes it is not self-evident, The Truth!< Less
20th Century Grant County, Indiana Medicine and Physician Profiles By Pierre J. Fisher, MD
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A brief history of medicine as practiced in Grant County, Indiana during the 2oth Century and profiles of physicians who practed there from 1931 to the present.
A Separate Identity: Organizational Identity Among Readers of Zion’s Watch Tower: 1870-1887 By B. W. Schulz
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This is a history of the Watch Tower movement's earliest years written to an academic standard. It is based on fresh research into original documents. This is volume one of a two volume work. Volume... More > two is in preparation.< Less
A Gift to My Descendants By Barbara Samper
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A family history of the ancestors of Barbara Fleming and J. Phillip Samper. Contains biographical sketches and genealogy for the following families: Tilley, Howland, Brewster, Bowsworth, Benedict,... More > Chalmers, Christensen, Fleming, Geoffroy, Merithew, Morey, Searle, Young, Howell, and Samper.< Less
The Mrs. Potts' Sad Iron Collector's Guide By Eric Marshall
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A tribute to Mrs. Potts for her invention of the Cold Handle Sad Iron that changed the clothing iron industry. Her invention was so popular that multiple clothing iron producers soon produced their... More > own line(s) of her irons. This book will exhibit the multiple Mrs. Potts' sad iron that exist. Mrs. Mary Florence Potts of Ottumwa, Iowa, (1850/51-1922) received two patents for her “Cold Handle Sad Iron”. Her first patent: May 24, 1870, “Doubled Pointed Iron”. Her second patent: April 4, 1871, “Cold Handle”. Her patents revolutionized clothing iron production in America.< Less
The Burgenländer Emigration to America By Walter Dujmovits
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The authorized English translation of the 3rd edition of "Die Amerika-Wanderung der Burgenländer," the definitive history of emigration of Burgenländers to the Americas by the... More > leading authority on the subject, Hofrat Dr. Walter Dujmovits, president of the Burgenländische Gemeinschaft. The third (German) edition, published in 2012, is the culmination of more than fifty years of research. Chapters include: Emigration from Burgenland as Part of European Emigration; Socio-Economic Reasons for Emigration; Periods of Emigration; Emigration from Burgenland by Region; Burgenländer Colonies in America; Biographies of Immigrants from Burgenland; A Who’s Who of Prominent Emigrants from Burgenland; Burgenländer Organizations in America; and Building Bridges between Burgenland and America. Includes extensive Statistics and Appendices (first emigrants by village, emigration milestones, index of referenced villages, and a large collection of supporting illustrations, documents and photographs).< Less
Amazing Honesty By Rosemary Mucklestone
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Never before has Robin Rafferty had such severe consequences for coming home late from school. She has a run in with a robber on the way back home and comes back the next day, thinking she'll be a... More > valuable witness. Apparently not. Accused as the robber herself, she runs to seek refuge in the neighboring Indian village. But there is someone there who would sooner kill her than let her into the tribe. Will she be accepted into the tribe? And will she find the real robber?< Less
Building Lives Varner Prudhon By Stephen Hudak
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Varco Pruden Buldings, a world-wide leader in the steel construction industry was formed by Robert gentry Varner and Clark Harold Prudhon. This is their story.
Karate 1.0: Parameter of an Ancient Martial Art By Andreas Quast
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This masterpiece represents the results of nearly twenty years the author invested in demystifying the convoluted genealogy of Karate. The central theme of this work is the search for causal triggers... More > of a holistic system of unarmed and armed martial traditions. By analysing the origin and transformation of the military and security organization of the Ryūkyū Kingdom, the author identified the superordinate security related royal government organizations and functions responsible. In this way describing the enigmatic parameters of the Ryūkyū Kingdom’s ancient fighting arts, or KARATE 1.0, a common historical basis of the countless fragmentary traditions of modern Karate and Kobudō were discovered. “KARATE 1.0: Parameter of an Ancient Martial Art” should be embraced by the international Budō community and enjoy the recognition and success it so richly deserves.< Less
Lincoln Convertibles 1939-1959 By Don Narus
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Covers Lincoln, Continental, Zephyr, Edsel and Mercury 1939-1959, a pictorial history, with the emphasis on close-up details. Lots of useful information. Over 200+ B&W photos, 125 pages. Soft... More > cover. Great reference and restorers guide. Smart addition to your auto library.< 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
Cemetery Journal By Minda Powers-Douglas
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If you spend your free time in cemeteries, you’re probably a taphophile (someone with a passion for cemeteries). And if you’re a taphophile, the odds are good that you enjoy researching... More > them. From genealogists to historical researchers, this journal will help you keep track of all your cemetery information, grave by grave and cemetery by cemetery.< Less
Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: Mortuary and Religious Sites By SHA
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A compilation by Richard F. Veit and Alasdair M. Brooks including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Investigative Methods, Places and Landscapes, "Small Things" Material... More > Culture, Commemoration, and Human Remains and Grave Goods. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/lulu/2eydu6d.jpg, or visit the publication's homepage and click "preview" beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Native American-European Culture Contact By SHA
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A compilation by Timothy K. Perttula including articles from Historical Archaeology. Topics include Colonial Perspectives, The Effects of Introduced Epidemic Diseases, and Case Studies in North... More > America. For a complete Table of Contents, please view http://pastfoundation.org/lulu/2luxdo5.jpg, or visit the publication's homepage and click "preview" beneath the large image of the cover, which will display the first few pages of the book.< Less
Liza McIntyre By Alice Marie Yax
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Liza McIntyre was devastated when an uprising of the Northern Santee Sioux swept through the state and slaughtered both of her parents and took her younger sister captive. Liza left the destruction... More > and death behind her as she began her search. She was a lone woman determined to rescue her sister or die trying. Her search took her months and hundreds of miles into the Black Hills of South Dakota.< Less
Grace McIntyre (The Captive) By Alice Matusiak
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The Northern Santee Sioux had an uprising in Minnesota that spread to South Dakota. They raided homesteads, killing, raping and scalping all those they came upon. When they hit the McIntyre farm,... More > they killed the parents and stole the youngest daughter, taking her with them on their rampaging. Grace was only sixteen and terrified, but she had one consolation, and that was her sister Liza, who had not been in the cabin at the time of raid. Grace hoped and prayed that God would give Liza the courage and skill to find and rescue her. She never lost faith even though it took months and hundreds of miles through the Black Hills of South Dakota.< Less
Pioneer Angel By Erwin Bornue
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Pioneer Angel - a History of Nebraska Frontier Pioneers. From the lifelong Diaries of Emily, you share the expectations, laughter, sorrow, and frustrations as they happened to her and her family.
The Griffiths Story By Matthew Misbach
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The story of the John and Margaret Griffiths family. In 1856 John Griffiths set out in the Martin Handcart company along with his family: Margaret Ann (age 16), Jane Ellenor (age 8), John (age 11),... More > Herbert (age 5). Along the way John Jr. froze to death 50 miles outside of Devils Gate. Margaret buried her brother Herbert at Independence Rock who had frozen to death. John Sr. died the day after arriving in the Salt Lake valley. Jane Ellenor "lost the first joint of her big toes". Margaret "was terribly frozen up", and "was laid up nine weeks" with her feet. All that survived the trek were two young sisters, Margaret and Jane Ellenor.< Less
Historical Sketches of Wilkes County, North Carolina By John Crouch
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This is a reprint of John Crouch's 1902 Historical Sketches of Wilkes County, North Carolina. No index is provided, however, a comprehensive table of contents has been added, as have a few images of... More > people discussed.< Less