Europe
epub |eng | 2018-10-29 | Author:Susan Jaques

In addition to gathering the world’s finest art, Napoleon planned to place all European learning in a world library in Paris. His unrealized plan was to move the Bibliothèque Impériale ...
( Category: Historical January 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Adams, Max; [Adams, Max]

36. DUNOTTAR CASTLE, on its rocky promontory in Aberdeenshire—a target for both Norse raiders and Anglo-Saxon kings. The first significant events in Constantín’s reign seem to reflect a series of ...
( Category: Europe January 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Adams, Max; [Adams, Max]

CWM LLAN ASIDE FROM the fact that my great-grandfather Alf Richmond died in a boating accident off Cemaes Bay in 1895, my knowledge of Anglesey’s history is limited to a ...
( Category: Europe January 17,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jane Brox

August 17. Wm. Caldwell, alias, Frederick Amey. No. 39 (w) Aged 21. Farmer, cannot read or write, parents dead. Idiotic. Time Out. August 20. Amos Davis. No. 43. (c) Aged ...
( Category: Americas January 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-16 | Author:Tannous, Jack

DEMOGRAPHICS AND THE QUESTION OF POWER Such considerations aside, however, it must be acknowledged that focusing on numbers and on when exactly it was that Muslims achieved a demographic majority ...
( Category: History January 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Caroline Wickham-Jones [Wickham-Jones, Caroline]

FIGURE 28 A nineteenth-century view of the Brough of Deerness. It is likely that the settlement in the Brough of Birsay included monks, and there were other monastic sites in ...
( Category: Europe January 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Kate Williams

Chapter Twenty-Three ‘They Have Robbed Me of Everything I Have in This World’ THE LORDS HAD expected that the people would attack and mock their queen, but the people of ...
( Category: Europe January 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-06 | Author:Diarmaid MacCulloch

This was open-ended musing rather than ringing defence. It positively invited denunciation of those unnamed, and could not have been written with Cromwell anywhere near the King’s chamber. In fact ...
( Category: Historical January 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Lloyd-Owen

It would seem a little presumptuous of me to attempt to add to such a well-informed source’s view as to the value that was placed upon the Road Watch contemporaneously. ...
( Category: Military January 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-01-12 | Author:Rena Kornreich Gelissen [Gelissen, Rena Kornreich; Macadam, Heather Dune]

IT IS SUNDAY. I walk around camp looking for any tidbits or anything that might be useful lying in the mud. “Rena!” Someone calls my name. Looking around, I see ...
( Category: World January 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 1995-01-11 | Author:Tina Rosenberg

"About the Cult of Personality and ItsConsequences" (Khrushchev),150 Adenauer, Konrad, 311, 313 Afghanistan, 128, 186, 207 Akhmatova, Anna, 89 Albania, xx, 108, 400, 402, 405 Albrecht, Hans, 332 Allen, Richard, ...
( Category: Politics & Government January 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-08 | Author:Lucy Worsley

Five years later, at half past nine on the grey morning of 24 August 1861, Victoria was travelling south-west from Dublin by railway. She was going deeper into Ireland, towards ...
( Category: Historical January 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-08 | Author:Lucy Worsley

Five years later, at half past nine on the grey morning of 24 August 1861, Victoria was travelling south-west from Dublin by railway. She was going deeper into Ireland, towards ...
( Category: Historical January 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-01-06 | Author:Pitt, Barrie.

Perhaps here lay the seeds of trouble. Gaiety may well be a good mood in which to launch an attack, but for the conduct of a resolute defence, grim determination ...
( Category: Military January 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-17 | Author:James A. Michener & Steve Berry

7 THE MAN FROM CSEPEL A few months before the Budapest revolution, the communist government of Hungary published an official guide to the country, composed by devoted communists and fine-tooth-combed ...
( Category: Europe January 6,2019 )