Historical
epub |eng | 2017-11-14 | Author:Joanna Scutts [Scutts, Joanna]

6 MAD ABOUT NEW YORK Marjorie Hillis wrote Live Alone and Like It for all the girls and women who, like Kitty Foyle, dared to leave their hometowns for the ...
( Category: Feminist Theory April 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-05-28 | Author:Julia Keller [Keller, Julia]

CHAPTER SIX "A LITTLE GATLING MUSIC ” I remember the ceaseless bombing thunder that shook the house, like an earthquake, the futile popping of revolvers, the whining shells overhead . ...
( Category: United States April 19,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Collins

All that from the cockpit of a Spitfire. What could he have said after one orbit? I cry that he was killed. * * * Day 4 begins with the ...
( Category: Astronautics & Space Flight April 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-16 | Author:Nancy Isenberg & Andrew Burstein

HEAPED UPON John Quincy Adams attended Madison’s inauguration on March 4, 1809, and was present as well at a ball that evening attended by the outgoing president, Jefferson. “The crowd ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents April 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-20 | Author:Brinkley, Douglas

ON A PARALLEL track, TV might have been invented for the use of space explorers. Throughout history, earthly explorers to unknown locales had returned with copious sketches and maps in ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents April 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-01 | Author:Douglas Brinkley

ON A PARALLEL track, TV might have been invented for the use of space explorers. Throughout history, earthly explorers to unknown locales had returned with copious sketches and maps in ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents April 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-13 | Author:Caitlin Murray

CHAPTER 15 “Okay, This Is Our Payback” When the national team returned to the U.S. from losing the 2011 Women’s World Cup, they returned as, well, losers—at least in the ...
( Category: Women in History April 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-22 | Author:Jack Jones [Jones, Jack]

Mark David Chapman awoke to a birdlike pecking against the car window. He twisted his head, opened his eyes, and peered through a vaporous mist. An elderly Japanese man with ...
( Category: Crime & Criminals April 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Christian Goeschel

III In public, both leaders thus maintained their closed ranks to project the Axis. This did not go unnoticed by the international press. On 7 August 1941, Mussolini’s son Bruno ...
( Category: History & Theory April 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-08 | Author:Anna Palmer

* * * — That week conservative Republicans went into a closed party meeting in the Capitol and urged leaders to adopt a hard-line proposal penned by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, ...
( Category: Legislative Branch April 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-06-30 | Author:Michael Lang & Holly George-Warren [Lang, Michael & George-Warren, Holly]

ALAN DOUGLAS: I kept pushing him—“Michael, we’ve got to get started”—so it was about two weeks before the festival was to begin and there was no film deal yet. Although ...
( Category: United States April 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-18 | Author:Charles R. Cross [Cross, Charles R.]

Kurt’s writing on the end of his shoe would play a small role in yet another controversy involving him. In 2006, the music publishing and marketing firm Primary Wave acquired ...
( Category: Composers & Musicians April 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Elizabeth Norton

It was not long before Anne Askew, now in London, came to the attention of the authorities.65 In March 1545, she was taken to be examined at Saddler’s Hall, to ...
( Category: Women in History April 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-01 | Author:Robert L. O'Connell

CHAPTER 5 Out in the Cold 1 Having taken several substantial bites out of his tormentors, the fox was in his lair for the winter. “Washington has since taken post ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents April 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-29 | Author:Chris Christie

The final four days before New Hampshire voted, our crowds were enormous. People wanted to come out and see the guy who had decimated Marco Rubio. So many people showed ...
( Category: Russian & Former Soviet Union April 4,2019 )