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epub |eng | 2020-06-02 | Author:Nicholas A. Basbanes [Basbanes, Nicholas A.]

* * * — AMONG THE HUNDREDS of domestic objects preserved in the Craigie House storage compartments are numerous playthings and items of children’s apparel, the most affecting to my ...
( Category: Modern June 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-31 | Author:Janet Benge & Geoff Benge [Benge, Janet & Benge, Geoff]

Chapter 11 England In the fall of 1933, Dietrich was asked to take on the job of pastoring two churches in London, England. The two churches were under the same ...
( Category: Religious June 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-18 | Author:Barry Gewen

CHAPTER FIVE VIETNAM IN THE EARLY 1950S, HANS MORGENTHAU TOOK TIME OFF from his duties at the University of Chicago to accept an appointment as a visiting professor at Harvard, ...
( Category: Diplomacy June 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-04-07 | Author:Stephen D. Krasner [Krasner, Stephen D.]

CHAPTER 8 Historical Examples of Forcing Your Neighbor’s Hand SHORTLY AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL IN 1989, I WAS teaching at Stanford University. One of my colleagues was ...
( Category: Diplomacy May 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-14 | Author:Claire Beck Loos

THE MILL RESTAURANT Loos has a new idea. He wants to turn a small mill near Prague into a place for excursions and a restaurant. Near Paris there are several ...
( Category: United States May 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-25 | Author:Jim Rasenberger

VI Three months after Walker’s death, on the morning of Monday, January 24, 1848, a millwright named James Marshall was walking along the raceway of a new sawmill on the ...
( Category: United States May 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-17 | Author:Kate Andersen Brower

OBAMA’S CONTROVERSIAL LIBRARY The reason Barack Obama spends a significant amount of time raising money for his library is simple: presidential libraries cost astronomical sums to build. But donors can ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-14 | Author:Christopher J. Leahy

Chapter 14 AGGRESSIVE FOREIGN POLICY Shortly after midnight on Monday, October 25, 1841, an American merchant brig, the Creole, slipped out of port at Hampton Roads, Virginia, en route to ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents May 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-25 | Author:Blake Hill-Saya

15 FOR OUR MUTUAL BENEFIT Forging the Mighty Triumvirate The North Carolinian newspaper of Thursday, December 22, 1898, printed, “This morning, about 3:45 o’clock, fire destroyed a stable belonging to ...
( Category: United States May 26,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Hannah Brenner Johnson

It is significant to note that as impactful as women’s advocacy can be, whether formal or informal, not all of the women profiled in this book were active in promoting ...
( Category: United States May 25,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-10-28 | Author:Yoshiko Uchida & Yoshiko Uchida [Uchida, Yoshiko]

Plate in hand, I stand in line, Losing my resolve To hide my tears. I see my mother In the aged woman who comes, And I yield to her My ...
( Category: Asian American Studies May 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-03 | Author:Bruce L. Brager

Some sources say that Lincoln had more details on Lee’s losses, and that this may have provoked his comment to William Stoddard about more such losses, which Stoddard remembered as ...
( Category: American Civil War May 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-19 | Author:Maggie Doherty [Doherty, Maggie]

CHAPTER 11 Mad for the Message ON FEBRUARY 19, 1963, just eight days after Plath’s death, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique was published by Norton. In the book, Friedan argued ...
( Category: United States May 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-28 | Author:Lis Wiehl

Turchie was determined to develop a full understanding of all the elements of the investigation—including the all-important computerized database that held promise for advancing the agents’ work and potentially providing ...
( Category: Law Enforcement May 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-14 | Author:Michael H. Hunt

4 “THAT BITCH OF A WAR” Lyndon Johnson loved folksy, vivid language. It came to him as readily in formal White House meetings as on the hustings in his native ...
( Category: Vietnam War May 18,2020 )