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The Leopold Redpath Fraud Case By Roger Beale
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In 1857 Leopold Redpath, formerly Registrar of the Great Northern Railway Company, was sentenced in the Central Criminal Court to transportation for life. He had been convicted of fraud against his... More > employers and their shareholders on a truly amazing scale. Over a period of about eight years he obtained nearly a quarter of a million pounds (about £20M in today's money) while employed at a maximum salary of only £250 a year. How was he able to get away with it for so long?< Less
Iwo Jima: The Battle, The Men of 'F' Co., The Memories By Rudolph T. Mueller
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"Iwo Jima: The Battle, The Men of 'F' Co., The Memories" is compiled from the writings of former Marine PFC Rudolph T. Mueller, who has written and produced a quarterly newsletter since... More > 1988 for the men of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division. Together, from Feb. 19 through March 27, 1945, they fought one of America's most infamous World War II battles. The book - part memoir, part historic record - chronicles not only the battle, but it also contains anecdotal incidents of the Marines' experiences before, during and after, as well as stories about the men and their lives. The book contains numerous World War II photos and lists of helpful Marine-related information.< Less
The Seat of Empire (Illustrated) By Charles Carleton Coffin
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“Last summer I cut loose from all care, and enjoyed a few weeks of freedom and recreation with a party of gentlemen on the frontier between Lake Superior and the Missouri River. I was charmed... More > by the beauty of the country, amazed at its resources, and favorably impressed by its probable future. Its attractions were set forth in a series of letters contributed to the Boston Journal.< Less
Our Earth: Volcanoes By Conor Magennis
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This book will take you from the crater of vesuvuis to the atmosphere of earth.
The Tope Family of Carroll, Gallia and Madison Counties, Ohio By Linda L. Tope-Trent
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A History of my Tope family from the US patriarch John Tope through his third great grandson Walton S. Tope. Including many early family photographs.
EXXON VALDEZ 18 YEARS AND COUNTING By Kellie Kvasnikoff
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Exxon Valdez 18 Years And Counting is a legal explanation of the case and a resource for the public to better understand the attitude Exxon maintains towards people and the environment. Kellie... More > Kvasnikoff wrote Exxon Valdez 18 Years And Counting to help others understand the pain, loss, offensiveness, and nauseating effects this legal case has brought the plaintiff’s of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and to give a view from a Native perspective of the loss to his native culture. When a company becomes so big that they can flaunt the laws, buy science, manufacture evidence, and manipulate expert witness testimony, and when fines and litigation are not a deterrent to bad business practices, then governments can't protect its people. "The firm basis of government is justice, not pity." -Woodrow Wilson "The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend." -Benjamin Disraeli< Less
Dearest Mickie By Michael Gorman
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A snapshot of a key moment in Irelands history, 1913 – 1927, captured through the love letters of a courtship between Michael Gorman and Susan FitzGerald
The Histories of Polybius : Volume I (Illustrated) By Polybius
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“Fortune cast the life of Polybius in stirring times. His special claim to our admiration is that he understood the importance in the history of the world of the changes which were passing... More > under his eyes, and exerted himself to trace the events which immediately preceded them, and from which they sprang, while it was yet possible to see and question surviving participators in them; to examine places, before they had lost all marks of the great events of which they had been the scene; and records or monuments before time had cast a doubt upon their meaning or authenticity.”< Less
Preliminary Studies on the Scholia to Euripides By Donald Mastronarde
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This work presents five studies that are parerga to the ongoing online edition of Euripidean scholia (EuripidesScholia.org). Among its highlights are evaluation of previous editions and argument for... More > a more comprehensive treatment of annotations; a review of the traces in the scholia of views attributed to named ancient scholars; a discussion of a genre of annotation here termed “teachers’ scholia” and an edition of a miscellany of such notes on Hecuba; assessments of connections to Ioannes Tzetzes, Eustathius, and Planudes in Euripidean scholia; a thorough consideration of the script and dating of Marcianus graecus 471 (M); and clarification of the process of production of Vaticanus graecus 909 (V) as well as its dating.< Less
Delina - large 8.25" X 10.75" hardback By Ray Smith
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A history of the early settlement of Delina, a small crossroads community in southern Middle Tennessee named for Mrs. Delina Marshall. Haskell Roden's original research into the history of Delina is... More > edited and additional materials added. Some photographs have also been added.< Less