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Native Americans State by State (by Rick Sapp )

Native Americans State by State (by Rick Sapp )

Native Americans State by State   (by Rick Sapp  )

Title: Native Americans State by State (by Rick Sapp )

Author: by Rick Sapp

Category: History

Overview: Native Americans State by State details the history of the tribes associated with every state of the Union and the provinces of Canada, from past to present. Each state entry contains its own maps and timeline.

The 2010 census identified 5.2 million people in the United States as American Indian or Alaskan Natives–less than 2% of the overall population of nearly 309 million. In Canada, the percentage is 4%–1.1 million of a total population of around 34 million. Most of these people live o

Publisch Date: 14 December 2019

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Hallowed Ground - A Walk at Gettysburg (by James M. McPherson )

Hallowed Ground – A Walk at Gettysburg (by James M. McPherson )

Hallowed Ground - A Walk at Gettysburg   (by James M. McPherson  )

Title: Hallowed Ground – A Walk at Gettysburg (by James M. McPherson )

Author: by James M. McPherson

Category: History

Overview: 
James M. McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, and arguably the finest Civil War historian in the world, walks readers through the Gettysburg battlefield — the site of the most consequential battle of the Civil War.

In Hallowed Ground, McPherson makes stops at key locations, including Seminary Ridge, the Peach Orchard, Cemetery Hill, and Little Round Top. He reflects on the meaning of the battle, colorfully describes the events of those terrible three day

Publisch Date: 13 December 2019

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The Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire (by Amber Books )

The Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire (by Amber Books )

The Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire   (by Amber Books  )

Title: The Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire (by Amber Books )

Author: by Amber Books

Category: History

Overview: Rome may have fallen in the late fifth century AD, but more than 1,500 years later its mark on Europe and around the Mediterranean is still evident—from law and order and government systems to architecture, and arts and literature. From Augustus’s reign as the first emperor of Rome to the Barbarian invasions beginning in the fifth century, The Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire expertly examines the history of the world’s first superpower, including military expansion, life within a Roman legion,

Publisch Date: 10 December 2019

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The Samurai Warrior (by Amber Books )

The Samurai Warrior (by Amber Books )

The Samurai Warrior   (by Amber Books  )

Title: The Samurai Warrior (by Amber Books )

Author: by Amber Books

Category: History

Overview: During Japan’s Warring States period, centuries of strife had left the country divided and leaderless. Those who filled the power vacuum were the daimyo, warlords who ruled over the clans and provinces of Japan. Serving their daimyo, the samurai were the ultimate warriors at a time when military prowess won out over hereditary power and position. The nature of warfare itself changed―romantic ideas of mounted duels and battlefield decorum became as rare as aristocratic samurai leaders. Marching i

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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Heavyweights (by Leo Marriott and Simon Forty )

Heavyweights (by Leo Marriott and Simon Forty )

Heavyweights   (by Leo Marriott and Simon Forty  )

Title: Heavyweights (by Leo Marriott and Simon Forty )

Author: by Leo Marriott and Simon Forty

Category: History

Overview: Delivering the heaviest possible ammunition onto the enemy and his strong points serves a number of military functions. It destroys protective positions and is ideal for siege or trench warfare. It maintains distance from the opposition without endangering one s own troops. Also significant, heavy artillery saps the enemy s morale when they see them rolling out on the front lines. Most importantly, the heavyweights shared in these pages were game changers. Before the end of the 14th century, str

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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Survivors (by Simon Forty )

Survivors (by Simon Forty )

Survivors   (by Simon Forty  )

Title: Survivors (by Simon Forty )

Author: by Simon Forty

Category: History

Overview: Survivors: Battlefield Relics of World War II tells the stories of some of the massive military weapons left scattered across the European countryside after the Second World War, accompanied by maps and a gazetteer of their locations. Large, difficult to move, and now without a use, they ve settled in as monuments and tributes to the battles that passed.

By the end of World War II, the battlefields were littered with debris, the most obvious being knocked out tanks and other armored vehicle

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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Rogue Heroes (by Ben Macintyre )

Rogue Heroes (by Ben Macintyre )

Rogue Heroes   (by Ben Macintyre  )

Title: Rogue Heroes (by Ben Macintyre )

Author: by Ben Macintyre

Category: History

Overview: The incredible untold story of WWII s greatest secret fighting force, as told by our great modern master of wartime intrigue Britain s Special Air Service–or SAS–was the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat whose aimlessness in early life belied a remarkable strategic mind. Where most of his colleagues looked at a battlefield map of World War II s African theater and saw a protracted struggle with Rommel s desert forces, Stirling saw an opportunity: given a small number o

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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The Odyssey of Echo Company (by Doug Stanton )

The Odyssey of Echo Company (by Doug Stanton )

The Odyssey of Echo Company   (by Doug Stanton  )

Title: The Odyssey of Echo Company (by Doug Stanton )

Author: by Doug Stanton

Category: History

Overview: A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm s Way and Horse Soldiers, the harrowing, redemptive, and utterly unforgettable account of an American army reconnaissance platoon s fight for survival during the Vietnam War–whose searing experiences reverberate today among the millions of American families touched by this war. On a single night, January 31, 1968, as many as 100,000 soldiers in the North Vietnamese Army attacked thirty-six cities

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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The History of the World in Bite Sized Chunks (by Emma Marriot )

The History of the World in Bite Sized Chunks (by Emma Marriot )

The History of the World in Bite Sized Chunks   (by Emma Marriot  )

Title: The History of the World in Bite Sized Chunks (by Emma Marriot )

Author: by Emma Marriot

Category: History

Overview: History is a rich, varied and fascinating subject, so it’s rare to find the whole lot in one book…until now. The History of the World in Bite-sized chunks pulls it all together, from the world’s earliest civilizations in 3500 BC to the found in the United Nations in 1945, passing by the likes of Charlemagne, the Ottoman Empire and the Crimean War. Here’s your chance to introduce yourself to the full spectrum of world history, and discover just how the modern world came to be.

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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The Forgotten History of America (by Cormac O Brien )

The Forgotten History of America (by Cormac O Brien )

The Forgotten History of America   (by Cormac O Brien  )

Title: The Forgotten History of America (by Cormac O Brien )

Author: by Cormac O Brien

Category: History

Overview: From the founding of the first permanent European settlement in North America (1565) to the bloody chaos of the British frontier in Pontiac s War (1763), the vividly written narrative of The Forgotten History of America spans the two centuries of American history before the Revolutionary War.

Today, Americans think of 1776 as the beginning of an era. A nation was born, commencing a story that continues to this day with our own lives. But the War of Independence also marked the end of anothe

Publisch Date: 5 December 2019

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