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epub |eng | | Author:Maurice Isserman

They drove ahead, remembering General Hays’s injunction, “always forward,” while leaving a trail of dead and wounded comrades. Much the same thing happened around the base of Mount Belvedere in ...
( Category: Mountain Climbing January 21,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bill Pennington

19 Lost Promise THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reporter called Bill Livesey at his Florida home on Sunday, December 19. “The guy from the AP wanted my reaction to Brien Taylor’s shoulder ...
( Category: United States January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Christoph Irmscher [Irmscher, Christoph]

Some of Max’s identity problems were reflected in the hero of Max’s novel, Venture, a book left unfinished for years after he had first begun working on it in his ...
( Category: United States January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:A. C. Grayling [Grayling, A. C.]

In the Introduction to this book, war was defined as ‘a state of armed conflict between states or nations, or between identified and organised groups of significant size and character’. ...
( Category: Violence in Society January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Watts, Edward J.;

9 The Memory of Hypatia The discordance between the type of person that Hypatia was and the brutal way in which she died explains the initial shock that many people ...
( Category: Rome January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Lottery poster, Society of Antiquaries, London. So, in 1616, the Virginia Company again revamped its plan. The previous lotteries had been in London and were called “standing lotteries,” but now ...
( Category: Atmospheric Sciences January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-02 | Author:Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt

Warren P. Lombard went to the University of Michigan as a professor of physiology. Only Boas was left without an academic position. Possibly Harper decided not to offer Boas a ...
( Category: United States January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Kathryn Tempest [Tempest, Kathryn]

Terror at Rome For the remaining months of Cicero’s life, we must make do without any speeches or letters from his hands. It makes little difference; by then Cicero had ...
( Category: Rome January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:Lewis A. Erenberg

6 ROPE-A-DOPE They call it rope a dope, I was the dope. GEORGE FOREMAN, “TOTAL FAILURE: HOW GEORGE FOREMAN’S LOSSES SHOWED HIM THE LIGHT,” NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, MAY 24, 2017 ...
( Category: Ethnic Studies January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:John Rhodehamel [Rhodehamel, John]

9 “The Destiny of Unborn Millions” AMERICA’S FIRST CITIZEN returned home after an absence of eight and a half years to find his private affairs in disarray. Mount Vernon was ...
( Category: American Revolution January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-04 | Author:Julia L. Mickenberg [Mickenberg, Julia L.]

She was invited to dinner at the home of Andrei Goncharov, a portraitist. Pudovkin was at the dinner, but so was his wife, Anna Nikolaevna Zemtsova, a prominent film critic ...
( Category: Women in History January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Stephen Brumwell [Brumwell, Stephen]

* * * Inclined to downplay fears for his own safety, Washington remained alive to the possibility that the British might yet take advantage of the ice to launch further ...
( Category: American Revolution January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-30 | Author:Adam Hochschild [Hochschild, Adam]

* * * * As with many Indian cities, in recent years its name has been restored to its original form in the local language, Thiruvananthapuram. THIRTEEN The Brick Master ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-26 | Author:Robert Plomin

12 The DNA fortune teller It has been known for decades that the heritability of psychological disorders and dimensions is caused by many DNA differences, not just one or two ...
( Category: Developmental Biology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-03 | Author:Robert Lerner [Lerner, Robert]

CHAPTER 14 Flight ERNST KANTOROWICZ LOST HIS “LEISURE WITH DIGNITY” painfully in 1938. Upon his return from Paris his passport was taken away from him, meaning that he could no ...
( Category: United States January 19,2020 )