Free history Kindle books for 12 May 19

Sparta: A Captivating Guide to the Spartans, Greco-Persian Wars, Battle of Thermopylae, and Peloponnesian War

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of Sparta, then keep reading…

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Four captivating manuscripts in one book:

  • Spartans: A Captivating Guide to the Fierce Warriors of Ancient Greece, Including Spartan Military Tactics, the Battle of Thermopylae, How Sparta Was Ruled, and More
  • The Greco-Persian Wars: A Captivating Guide to the Conflicts Between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek City-States, Including the Battle of Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea, and More
  • The Battle of Thermopylae: A Captivating Guide to One of the Greatest Battles in Ancient History Between the Spartans and Persians
  • The Peloponnesian War: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Greek War Between the Two Leading City-States in Ancient Greece â?? Athens and Sparta

Sparta is one of the first names that comes to mind when we think about the ancient world. And this is for good reason. After its founding sometime in the 10th century BCE, Sparta soon rose to be one of the most powerful city-states in not only the Greek but the entire ancient world.

Perhaps the most significant achievement in all of Spartan history, though, was their defeat of the Athenians in the Peloponnesian War. This conflict, which lasted roughly 30 years, put the two greatest Greek city-states of the time, Athens and Sparta, up against one another, and the result, a Spartan victory, helped to reshape the entire ancient world. It ushered in a period of Spartan hegemony which was radically different than when the Athenians sat atop the Greek world.

Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include:

  • Who Were the Spartans
  • The Growth of Spartan Power: The Messenian Wars
  • A Growing Rivalry with Athens: The Greco-Persian Wars
  • Victory over Athens: The Birth of the Spartan Empire
  • Spartan Hegemony, the Corinthian War, and Sparta’s Decline
  • Spartan Government, Military, and Society
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this book include:

  • On the Eve of War
  • The Ionian Revolt
  • Darius I Marches on Greece: The Battle of Marathon
  • The Interwar Years: Greece and Persia Prepare to Meet Again
  • The Invasion of Xerxes Part 1: The Battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium
  • The Invasion of Xerxes Part 2: The Battles of Salamis and Plataea
  • The Delian League Wars
  • The Aftermath of the War
  • The Greek Military
  • The Persian Military
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part 3 of this book include:

  • Leading up to The Battle of Thermopylae
  • The Main Characters of the Battle of Thermopylae
  • Greece and Persia Prepare for Battle
  • The Battle of Thermopylae: Seven Days to Last the Test of Time
  • Meanwhile, at Artemisium
  • After the Battle of Thermopylae
  • The Greek and Persian Armies
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part 4 of this book include:

  • Understanding Peloponnese
  • The Peloponnesian and Delian Leagues
  • Rising Tensions Between Athens and Sparta: The First Peloponnesian War to the Thirty Years’ Peace
  • The Archidamian War to the Peace of Nicias
  • The Attack of Syracuse Brings More War
  • The Ionian War and the Fall of Athens
  • Fighting in an Ancient Greek Army
  • The War’s Impact on Greek Culture
  • Philosophy During War: Socrates
  • And much, much more!

So if you want to learn more about the history of Sparta, click the “add to cart” button!



LILY’S DAD: Paving it Forward (JSF Book 1)

by Edward Juan Lynum

LILY’S DAD is the unbelievable true memoir of Attorney Edward Juan Lynum that takes the reader on a ride in a time machine, like the DeLorean. Based in Orlando, Florida it’s a post-civil rights era history book and lesson that includes real stories of politics, murder, mayhem, and racism. You’ll reminiscence, as you are reminded of the release dates of famous songs or movies. You’ll experience life from a conservative black lens, when you travel this time machine, LILY’S DAD.

Back Cover Text:

CALL HIM A FRATERNITY MAN, LEGAL DRUG DEALER, MBA, BILINGUAL, LAWYER, COLLEGE PROFESSOR, REALTOR, POLITICAL CONSULTANT, OR POLITICIAN. NOW HE’S A BOOK AUTHOR.
This book is the memoirs and review of Orlando’s black political history from its native son, Edward Juan Lynum. His mother, Daisy W. Lynum served as Orlando’s district 5 commissioner for sixteen years between 1998 and 2014. His mother was a politician three years, when he returned to Orlando from Spain to make history with the inaugural class of Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) reestablished college of law in 2005. Many call Lynum family politics controversial, but the author may call it “by any means necessary.” These memoirs reveal some people seem to not like black conservatives living the American dream. Readers will experience life from Edward Lynum’s very exciting and political life that’s full of euphoria that you’ll find unbelievable.



Battle of the Coral Sea – World War II: A History from Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 10)

by Hourly History

Battle of the Coral Sea – World War II

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The Battle of the Coral Sea was a major naval conflict which took place a month before the Battle of Midway. Because Midway is regarded as the turning point in the war in the Pacific, Coral Sea is seldom given the respect it deserves. This view fails to take into account the strategic victory that the Allies enjoyed over their powerful, more experienced Japanese foe.

Inside you will read about…

â?? The Battle to Save Australia
â?? Battle Plans
â?? The Invasion of Tulagi
â?? The Fog of War
â?? The Last Day of the Battle
And much more!

Pearl Harbor was only the beginning; in order to achieve its goal of becoming the dominant power in the Pacific, the Japanese knew that they had to finish the destruction of the American fleet. The supply lines that extended between the United States and Australia were an obstacle that the Imperial Japanese Navy intended to remove. But, unknown to the Japanese, the Americans had broken the Japanese code. Upon learning that the Japanese planned to invade Port Moresby in New Guinea as an initial step in isolating Australia, Admiral Jack Fletcher and the American fleet, which included the carriers Yorktown and Lexington, raced to the Coral Sea. When the Japanese arrived, the Allies were waiting to engage in the battle that would, for the first time in World War II, force the Japanese to turn back without achieving their goals.



The Big Book of War Propaganda Posters: Volume Three: A Kindle Coffee Table Book

by Douglas DeLong

HUNDREDS OF FASCINATING DIGITALLY ENHANCED POSTERS FROM WW1 AND WW2!

(This is the third volume of a three-volume set of war propaganda posters. It features over 200 high-resolution images that have been digitally-enhanced in order to give them maximum impact.)

This 3-volume series of propaganda posters is focused on the vast amount of propaganda that was produced for World War One and World War Two, with the First World War representing the first time that governments had produced large-scale organized amounts of propaganda in order to influence public opinion and to encourage certain values and ideas among their populations. The propaganda poster became perhaps the most important and interesting form of propaganda produced by all the governments involved in the two world wars. 

This series of Kindle Coffee Table Books consists of nearly 700 war propaganda posters, mostly from the United States (which produced nearly 200,000 different designs), but also from a number of other countries. The bulk of the collection is from World War Two, with a smaller number from World War One. Chapters have been organized to represent different themes. They include such things as encouraging people to buy war bonds, motivating workers in factories to produce more armaments and other war necessities, warning soldiers about the dangers of venereal diseases, creating a patriotic fervor among the populace and, of course, demonizing the enemy. Posters were placed in places such as factories, post offices, train stations, schools, restaurants, and stores.

Many of the posters in this collection are rather dark and even gruesome, and one of the more troubling aspects of the posters is the vicious racist portrayals of the enemies, primarily the Japanese. Apparently, if you wanted to demonize the enemy in wartime, it was considered permissible to be over-the-top in depicting racist images. 

But the main purpose of this series is to foster an appreciation for the art and the artists that created these remarkable posters. Competitions were held among government agencies, which would then choose the best designs. The artists were not compensated for their work, but perhaps saw it as their patriotic contribution to the war effort. 



World War II Auschwitz: A History From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

World War II Auschwitz

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Auschwitz is a monument to the barbaric inhumanity of the Nazi regime. It is the site where more than one million people were systematically tortured and killed in support of Adolf Hitler’s determination to eradicate entire populations that he viewed as racially impure. Dr. Josef Mengele conducted horrific experiments on live victims, treating his subjects as if they weren’t human. The Jews, homosexuals, Communists, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the mentally and physically disabled were less than human to the Nazis. The “Final Solution,” a cornerstone of Nazi ideology, enacted a devastating sentence upon people whose only crime was their ethnic origin or their religious and political beliefs.
But the voices of Auschwitz continue to be heard. Anne Frank’s diary speaks for all the innocent who were sent there. Elie Wiesel spent his life speaking out against the horrors he and others endured at Auschwitz. The recorded histories of the survivors of the camps keep the memories alive for generations whose only knowledge of the Holocaust would otherwise be through a school assignment to read The Diary of Anne Frank or by watching a movie like Schindler’s List.
Auschwitz holds a bizarre fascination for those who hear about it; how could such evil thrive? How could an entire nation surrender to the rantings of a diabolical man who sought revenge against the followers of a religion? The names reverberate in a gallery of maniacs who purported to be leaders: Hitler, Goebbels, Mengele, Goering, Himmler, and the countless others who supported them.

Inside you will read about…

â?? Adolf Hitler and the Preservation of the Aryan Race
â?? The Nazis in Charge
â?? The Final Solution to the Jewish Question
â?? The Angel of Death
â?? Life in Auschwitz
â?? Liberation and Judgment
And much more!

Germany today is staunch in its refusal to allow Nazism to thrive. The nation that built Auschwitz and employed its Final Solution is now the country that has enacted legislation to prevent the Holocaust from being repeated. But hatred is contagious. As Martin Luther King, Jr. once observed, Adolf Hitler operated within the law when he committed his vile acts. They were laws that he created. Evil can triumph if people allow it to do so.
Today, Auschwitz is a museum where people can see for themselves the terrible extent to which humanity can hate. But Auschwitz is also a warning to subsequent generations. Do not be fooled into thinking that any ethnic group, any nation, any religion is safe. When demagoguery and prejudice are allowed to legislate their evil, genocide becomes a solution to a problem rather than an unthinkable act. It happened once; it can happen again. The survivors and the victims alike want their story to be told, lest we forget.



World War II: 1942 (One Hour WW II History Books Book 4)

by History by the Hour

In this one-hour history book, discover why 1942 was such a decisive year as we uncover the main events of that year during World War II, the most lethal war of all times.

1942 came on the scene like a fast-moving freight train careening around a series of rapid twists and turns. In a matter of months, the Japanese made themselves masters of the entire Dutch East Indies. The Soviet Union was faced with near collapse as the Germans pounded at the gates of Moscow, and America’s East Coast was besieged by Nazi U-Boats. It was a year of quick and decisive action during which the situation changed from day to day.

This book relates all of the major events of 1942 in the order they happened. If you would like a complete and concise reference on this pivotal year of the war, this book will provide it for you in full.

In this short read one hour book, you will know everything you need to know about what happened in 1942 during World War II.

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization

by Charles Alexander Eastman

“Has a many-sided appeal â?¦. This stimulating book is one of the few that really deserve the over-worked term, a human document.” â?? Publishers Weekly.

In the first of his memoirs, the popular Indian Boyhood, Charles Alexander Eastman recounted his traditional upbringing among the Santee Sioux. From the Deep Woods to Civilization resumes his story, recounting his abrupt departure from tribal life at age 15 to pursue his education among whites â?? a path that led him to certification as a medical doctor, the publication of many successful books, and a lifetime of tireless efforts to benefit his native culture. Through his social work and his writings, Eastman became one of the best-known Indians of the early twentieth century and an important force in interpreting and relating the spiritual depth and greatness of the Native American traditions. Eastman became a physician in hopes of serving the Native American community; he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Dartmouth in 1887 and a medical degree from Boston University in 1890. He began college just a few months after the Battle of Little Bighorn, and his first job as a physician at Pine Ridge Reservation coincided with the Ghost Dance uprisings that culminated in the U. S. Army’s attack at Wounded Knee. The only doctor available to assist the massacre’s victims, Eastman writes movingly of the event’s appalling inhumanity and injustice. Afterward, he lobbied Capitol Hill on behalf of the Sioux and devoted the rest of his life, both in and out of government service, to helping Indians adapt to the white world while retaining the best of their own culture. His autobiography resonates with the impassioned thoughts and experiences of a profound contributor to the richness of American culture.



History of the War with Mexico

by Horatio Ladd

The war of the United States with Mexico awakened the military ardor of American citizens, which had been slumbering since the contest with Great Britain in 1812-14. It stirred their imagination with the romance which has ever been connected with the scenes of Spanish conquest, heightened by the strange histories and vestiges of the most ancient people and civilization of the New World. It allured the adventurous spirit of the Northern soldier by the attractions of a tropical climate and a land of superb mountain-ranges veined with silver and gold, and of valleys and plains rich with Southern fruits and flowers.
 
This war formed an epoch in the history of the United States from which dates that heroic spirit of patriotism and those marvellous qualities of the American soldier of the last generation, which became so conspicuous in the Civil War, preparing for it some of the ablest officers and leaders.
 
This history does not attempt to discuss military movements or to illustrate the principles of military science. It would leave a clear impression rather than a technical knowledge of these operations in the reader’s mind, and arouse his interest in the New West, which became, by this war, an integral part of the Union.



World War II D-Day: A History From Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 3)

by Hourly History

D-Day

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D-Day, the 6th of June, is one of the most significant dates in the calendar. The twentieth century’s fate hung in the balance, as Nazi Germany had marched across Europe, bringing the blitzkrieg, the Holocaust, and the mad dreams of Adolf Hitler across the bloodied landscape of Europe. France had fallen, and until the Americans joined the battle in December 1941, the balance of power was securely in the hands of the Third Reich. But even as the Allied forces joined together under the leadership of Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Germany continued to win battles. In order for the Nazis to be stopped, the Allies had to invade occupied Europe. And invade they did, launching the most massive amphibious landing the world had ever seen.

Inside you will read about…

â?? Countdown to D-Day
â?? Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower
â?? The Invasion Planning is Underway
â?? A Day in June
â?? The German Response
â?? The Invasion
â?? End Game
And much more!

The pantheon of heroes of the Normandy invasion includes soldiers who are unknown except for the crosses that bear their names in the cemeteries where they were buried, but all, those who died and those who survived, played their part in the liberation of Europe.

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El Tarot de Mantegna: y la sabiduría arcana del Renacimiento (Spanish Edition)

by Pedro Ortega

Frecuentemente se ha asociado el término «Renacimiento» al florecimiento de las artes y las ciencias en la Italia del siglo XV. Pero lo que pocas veces se ha contado es la influencia del pensamiento mágico en esa época y en los personajes que destacaron en ella. Este libro pretende, de una manera clara y accesible para todos, una aproximación a ese pensamiento hermético formado por disciplinas como la alquimia, la cábala, la astrología o la adivinación procedentes de Egipto, del mundo clásico y de Arabia, además de los secretos que pervivieron en los monasterios y abadías medievales. Precisamente es en ese lugar y momento donde surge una singular baraja conocida como el «Tarot de Mantegna». Este mazo está compuesto de 50 cartas, todas ellas arcanos mayores, que constituyen una síntesis del conocimiento llegado hasta el Renacimiento desde la Edad Media y que bien podría haber sido un juego de carácter iniciático.

En este libro se pretende dar una visión general de ese pensamiento mágico renacentista para luego ahondar en el surgimiento de las barajas que dieron origen al tarot tal y como lo conocemos hoy en día. Por último, el libro analiza, carta por carta, este enigmático Tarot de Mantegna.

Pedro Ortega es ingeniero, historiador del Arte y doctor en Estética. Dedicado al mundo de la cultura desde hace más de 20 años, por afición y pasión, es escritor y divulgador de temas que relacionan la historia y el arte con el misterio. Uno de sus temas favoritos es el Renacimiento, observado sobre todo desde una perspectiva hermética, en el que ha encontrado curiosidades tan intrigantes y llenas de secretos como lo son las primeras barajas del tarot, que datan de ese período.

Es además colaborador habitual del programa Mistérica Radio Secreta que se emite semanalmente en Radio Círculo así como en los principales quiscos digitales. Este es su segundo título después de Crónicas del Madrid secreto, una publicación en la que abordaba algunos de los secretos que esconde la ciudad de Madrid y que también puedes encontrar en Amazon.

Gracias a Pedro Ortega, un lúcido observador del mundo que nos rodea, tan escrupuloso y metódico en todo lo que hace, me he percatado que en realidad se trata de un profundo juego educativo que representa una concepción del mundo típica del final de la Edad Media, es decir un microcosmos en miniatura expresado por cinco grupos: las condiciones humanas, Apolo y las Musas, las Artes Liberales, las Virtudes cristianas y los cuerpos celestes, que Pedro va analizando en sendos capítulos, haciéndonos saborear cada símbolo. Ya sé que hay gente que solo ve en el tarot un simple juego de cartas o una expresión artística, al igual que en el juego de la oca ve un inofensivo entretenimiento de fichas y dados, pero para los que realmente «saben ver», como ocurre con Pedro Ortega, el tarot es mucho más. Es una herramienta de conocimiento. Y el de Mantegna todo un tratado esotérico repleto de claves (configuradas en torno al número siete) que analiza e interpreta con sumo detalle como solo él sabe hacer: con arte, imaginación, intuición y documentación. Un tarot con un orden desplegado que si lo pilla Umberto Eco o Arturo Pérez Reverte nos escriben otro “Nombre de la Rosa” o un “Club Dumas” donde cada carta sería una pista a seguir y un misterio que descifrar. O sea, un arcano. He vuelto a ver mis respectivas barajas del tarot de otra manera. Nada más leer esta extraordinaria y clarificadora obra de Pedro Ortega, ¿saben lo que hice? Pues ir a comprarme un nuevo tarot, esta vez el de Mantegna (imperdonable no haberlo tenido antes) porque ahora, sabiendo lo que sé, la palabra tarot se le queda corta. Estoy seguro de que ese mismo impulso mágico y casi irrefrenable lo va a tener más de un lector. Así que advertidos están.

Jesús Callejo Cabo.



Norse Mythology: To the Gates of Valhalla – A Journey Through the Twisted Mythology of the Norse Peoples

by Nichola Wil

Are you dying to find out more about the lives of Vikings? From Ragnarok to the Gods of Norse Mythology, this book tells you the stories of a fascinating, ancient people.

Few civilizations lead such brutish, jealous and war-like lives, as the Vikings. A culture based on conquering and strength, the Vikings had deep-seated beliefs in gods who were just as problematic as their people. These beliefs created a colorful and captivating society of born warriors.

In Norse Mythology: To The Gates of Valhalla, I deconstruct a thriving nation of people and the beliefs, rituals and myths that helped them become a formidable force in Europe after 800AD. Explore the open waters with me, and I’ll take you on a journey through the best Viking tales!

In this book you’ll read about:

-Asgard and the gods that rule there
-The story of Loki and how he almost won
-How Mjollnir came about and what it did in the world
-Why Odin only had one eye, and what happened to the other one
-The adventures of Thor, and some of his greatest conquests
-The days of the week and how we owe them to the Norse gods

These are stories of adventure, battle and furious glory! Delve into the dark depths of Norse mythology and be swept away by the past, and its many lessons.

If you love mythology and you enjoy history – this book will give you a much-needed break during your day. Dip into the lives of the great Vikings and their gods of old.

This is the book that teaches you about Norse history and myths!
Buy the book and start your quest!



The End of an Era: Mad Men and the Ordeal of Civility

by James J. O’Meara

AMC’s Mad Men (2007-2015) was an instant hit, winning fifteen Golden Globes and four Emmys and “redefining television.” Already a slew of books have appeared to examine its cultural impact. Now comes The End of an Era: Mad Men and the Ordeal of Civility, bringing to the discussion a unique perspective: race realist and Traditionalist.

Drawing in equal measure from Kevin MacDonald and René Guénon, and able to marshal a stunning array of pop culture reference points, James J. O’Meara — himself a child of the ’60s and a product of America’s long-dead industrial heartland — examines the hidden agendas and social implications of the Mad Man phenomenon. At its center is a bravura, two-part essay analyzing the disintegration of the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce agency as symbolic reenactment of the archetypal struggle of the Aryan and the Judaic for control of Western civilization.

From the culture-creating powers of the three-button suit, to the dissolution of the Aryan Ego in the hot tubs of Esalen, The End of An Era delivers one stunning insight after another. You’ll never watch a rerun of Mad Men the same way you did the first time.



Battle of Britain – World War II: A History From Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 4)

by Hourly History

World War II Battle of Britain

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The British people had no sooner finished rescuing their trapped army from Dunkirk than they found themselves preparing for an attack from the Germans once again. This time, the Nazi menace struck from the air, as Hitler’s Luftwaffe bombed the British in an attempt to break their spirit and force Great Britain to accept peace terms. But as the skies above London filled with the German planes, the Royal Air Force pilots, alerted by radar, flew to intercept them. The Luftwaffe had started the Battle of Britain confident that the RAF was no match for German aircraft and skill, but the pilots of the RAF, the people of England, and the bulldog tenacity of Prime Minister Winston Churchill did not intend to give way.

Inside you will read about…

â?? Battle for the Skies
â?? The Home Front
â?? The London Blitz
â?? Churchill at War
â?? The End of the Battle of Britain
And much more!

The heroism of the RAF and the fortitude of the British people turned Germany’s certain victory into defeat, forcing Hitler to abandon his plans to invade England. “We shall never surrender,” Churchill vowed, and his words rallied a nation, delivering a blow to the Nazi war machine that would, in the end, prove to be a turning point in World War II.

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Malamud and Spanier at Oregon State

by Barry Roberts Greer

A book that should be read by every MFA writing student in the country to demonstrate how to get from reality to prose. Barry Roberts Greer had the good luck to be teaching at Oregon State when Graham Spanier arrived as provost.  You remember Spanier, the poster boy for criminal conspiracy and corruption in higher education, the Spanier who covered for a child rapist at Penn State for over a decade and himself ended up convicted of child endangerment.  That Spanier who honed the skills he’d use at Penn while provost at Oregon State conspiring to fire a writing instructor for writing.  

What did the instructor do? What all writers who, he kept writing and took notes to record the sleaze and use it for material, and here you can see how that ugly fact became essay and fiction in Greer’s higher ed satire: Spanier’s Father, Notes from the Academic Underground, Scone, Campus Reports, and the third part of Seven Two.  

Look around MFA studnets; the stories are right in front of you.



World War II Leningrad: A History From Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 6)

by Hourly History

World War II Leningrad

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History describes the 872-day Siege of Leningrad as the most devastating siege in history. The German army had made its way to Leningrad before the city had the opportunity to prepare for an assault and the consequences were lethal. Accompanied by one of the worst famines in history, as well as a brutally cold winter in 1941-1942, the civilians were doomed. Of the three million people living in Leningrad at the start of the siege, more than a million would be evacuated and approximately another million would die before the assault ended in 1944.

Inside you will read about…

â?? St. Petersburg: The City of Three Revolutions
â?? The Fate of Leningrad under Stalin
â?? Encircling Leningrad
â?? Inside Leningrad
â?? The Road of Life
â?? The Leningrad Affair
And much more!

During those 872 days, Leningrad was rendered numb as people fell dead in the streets and were not placed in coffins because no one had the strength to bury them. People ate their pets and boiled leather for food; they committed murder to obtain ration cards for the meager provisions that the city could provide; some resorted to cannibalism. Kept alive by their fervent patriotism and an astonishing will to survive, the citizens of Leningrad greeted the end of the siege with jubilation. Although they outlasted the Nazis, they could not defeat Josef Stalin as the paranoid leader punished Leningrad and its prominent Party members and stilled the voices of the heroes who lived. But Leningrad did not remain silenced, and the truth finally emerged. It’s a harrowing saga of bravery and brutality, but one that must be told.

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Secrets of the Ancient World: The Lost City of Antarctica

by M.G. Hawking

New Release: Explore Evidence of an Ancient Lost City on the Antarctic Continent.

For decades the archaeological community labored under the theory that human civilization began only following the last Ice Age. Contemporary discoveries have dramatically undermined that conjecture. Modern research has unearthed hidden cities one after anotherâ??archaeology now reconstructs an unsuspected antiquity of man and paints a canvas of stunningly mysterious dimensions. Previous academic accounts of the origins of civilization have fallen forfeit to evidence from archaeological sites worldwide, including Thebes (c. 37,900 BC), Edfu (c. 18,000 BC), Turkey (c. 12,000 BC), Bolivia (c. 15,000 BC), Indonesia (c. 22,000 BC), and, most intriguingly, in Antarctica. To explore these remarkable finds and their implications, the explorations in this book are organized as follows:

– Part I: The Ancient Civilizations â?? Provides archaeological background and information regarding the pre-Younger Dryas Boundary event civilizations, circa 10,770 BC or earlier, and the known cataclysmic astronomical events that eradicated most evidence of prehistoric civilization from the historical record. Examines the ancient traditions and extant evidence of the accomplishments and technology of currently known ancient cultures.

– Part II: A Very Ancient City in Antarctica â?? Provides a detailed account of the satellite imaging evidence for the remains of an extensive Paleocene civilization existing under the ice of Antarctica, including “intelligently-made structures, resembling some sort of pyramidal and rectangular buildings.” Also examines the ice-core derived, isotopic record from the Paleogene and Neogene geologic periods indicating that the infrastructure of an advanced civilization existed on the Antarctic continent approximately 55.5 million years ago, and may have been inhabited for 300,000 or more years. Examines additional evidence of anomalous high-energy particles emitting from the Antarctic ice sheet.

– Part III: Our Cosmos â?? An overview of our incredible universe, including recent cosmological and astronomical discoveries, e.g., that the number of galaxies in the observable universe is more than two trillion, and that our galaxy as a whole may contain over 40 billion “earth-like” (terrestrial) planets. Examines new results of calculating the Drake equation based on the most recent Kepler survey data and detailed studies of exoplanet atmospheres, estimating that extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy may number in the millions.

– Parts IV & V: Secrets of the Ancient Civilizations â?? Anthology of related material revealing the profound secret knowledge and esoteric powers possessed by the cultures of ancient civilizations, including prehistoric Egypt and the 4000 year-old kingdom of Zhang Zhung on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, along with the powerful abilities that can be attained from the study of that knowledge, ones that convey benefits of great value in our modern world.

We invite you to explore amazing discoveries and knowledge that for long millenniums has remained concealed under layers of legend, myth, and secrecy. A truly incomparable book for anyone interested in greatly expanding their knowledge and personal power, and especially fascinating for anyone interested in the realities behind the ubiquitous legends of antediluvian civilizations and the possibility of ancient extraterrestrial influences.

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Stress in Post-War Britain (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine Book 23)

by Mark Jackson

In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case studies.



A History of Radionuclide Studies in the UK: 50th Anniversary of the British Nuclear Medicine Society

The British Nuclear Medicine Society celebrates its 50th Anniversary with this booklet, which reflects the research of many of the pioneers in the use of radionuclides for the diagnosis and therapy of human disease. Since 1949 there have been remarkable advances in radionuclide techniques and imaging equipment: from the first devices “home-made” in the many physics departments throughout the UK, to the sophisticated multimodality imagers now in everyday use in Nuclear Medicine. The BNMS has been instrumental in promoting the use of radionuclide techniques in the investigation of pathology by supporting and providing education, research and guidelines on the optimum use of radiation to help patients. The future of Nuclear Medicine is bright, thanks to improved imaging resolution, new radiopharmaceuticals, and new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and procedures.



The Pagan & The Jew: The Jewish Rebellion against the Roman Empire

by Terrance Williamson

Rebellion! Against the greatest of odds, the Jews have driven out their oppressors and reclaimed Judea from the Romans. With fury, the tyrannical Emperor Nero sends Vespasian, a general tested in the crucible of combat, to crush the uprising with a cruelty beyond comparison. Vespasian’s ambition, however, far outreaches that of defeating a rebellion; his sights are set on the throne. Feigning obedience, and with a scheme developed by his son, Titus, they take upon the martial mantle with the hopes of securing the east under their banner and enacting a plot to overthrow Nero. Matters are only complicated when Titus falls in love with a Jewish princess, Bernice, who helps him to understand the plight of the Hebrews.
Preparing for Vespasian’s arrival is an underestimated opponent named Josephus. Recently promoted to general of the Galilean forces, Josephus is burdened with the impossible task of defending Israel against the coming retribution. At the stronghold of Jotapata, Josephus stirs the ill-armed, yet courageous Jews to resist the onslaught of the pagans in heroic fashion. They alone act as a barrier between the Romans and the holy city of Jerusalem. Should they fail, at this clashing of civilizations, their nation and religion will perish.
The following story is based on real events taken from the eyewitness account of Flavius Josephus.



Nonsense You Learned in History Class: Volume 1

by Sean Gancer

Is Christopher Columbus a villain or unfairly judged through a modern lens? Was free market capitalism the cause of the crash of 1929 or was the Federal Reserve the culprit? Were Native Americans the noble savages who lived in harmony with each other and nature? Were the Japanese planning to create an atomic bomb of their own to use against us? Were southerners as united behind slavery and secession as suggested? If you are like me, you enjoy historical debate and discussion. It enhances our perspective and provides us wisdom and insight. Unfortunately, history is arguably the most poorly delivered subject in our schools. Even worse, many campuses do not tolerate opposing perspectives regarding many critical historical concepts. In my book, I discuss perspectives on several selected topics that are too often overgeneralized or not discussed at all in history courses. I hope to provide readers with more perspective and a holistic understanding of these significant events from our past.



Confucianisms for a Changing World Cultural Order (Confucian Cultures)

In a single generation, the rise of Asia has precipitated a dramatic sea change in the world’s economic and political orders. This reconfiguration is taking place amidst a host of deepening global predicaments, including climate change, migration, increasing inequalities of wealth and opportunity, that cannot be resolved by purely technical means or by seeking recourse in a liberalism that has of late proven to be less than effective. The present work critically explores how the pan-Asian phenomenon of Confucianism offers alternative values and depths of ethical commitment that cross national and cultural boundaries to provide a new response to these challenges.

When searching for resources to respond to the world’s problems, we tend to look to those that are most familiar: Single actors pursuing their own self-interests in competition or collaboration with other players. As is now widely appreciated, Confucian culture celebrates the relational values of deference and interdependenceâ??that is, relationally constituted persons are understood as embedded in and nurtured by unique, transactional patterns of relations. This is a concept of person that contrasts starkly with the discrete, self-determining individual, an artifact of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Western European approaches to modernization that has become closely associated with liberal democracy.

Examining the meaning and value of Confucianism in the twenty-first century, the contributorsâ??leading scholars from universities around the worldâ??wrestle with several key questions: What are Confucian values within the context of the disparate cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam? What is their current significance? What are the limits and historical failings of Confucianism and how are these to be critically addressed? How must Confucian culture be reformed if it is to become relevant as an international resource for positive change? Their answers vary, but all agree that only a vital and critical Confucianism will have relevance for an emerging world cultural order.



Life Of The Prophet MUHAMMAD: SIMPLE GUIDE TO HIS LIFE

by ADAM STRONG

This book not only describes the life of the Prophet Muhammad but also analyses in depth the message conveyed to us by his life.
The author lays enormous emphasis on the fact that the Prophet Muhammad went out of his way to follow a policy of peace throughout his life, contrary to the misconception that a significant part of his life was spent on warfare.
The Prophet Muhammad was supremely successful at both the religious and secular levels. The exemplary life he lived can serve as an unfailing guide to right thinking and right living even in this modern age.



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