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Ambition Without Boundaries

Author : Jack Johnson
ISBN : 1533645043
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This biography on one of history's most storied figures takes readers on an exciting journey through the detailed history of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar was a man who influenced the world in unparalleled ways, and his story is one loaded with an extravagant cast of politicians, generals, and royalty. It makes for a riveting tale of intrigue and melodrama. The book begins with Caesar's early life, and the humble background from which he came. His accounts of great triumphs and great defeats are all included as his exciting and eventful life is traced through the pages of the book. Caesar was part of a time where record keeping was incredibly proficient, and the pieces we have to put together the life of this man and those around him is plentiful. Caesar's story is important down to the last detail, and this book encapsulates the details that matter, and help paint a picture of this legendary figure, and the tumultuous time in which he lived. The greatest forms of entertainment can be found in the truth, rather than fiction, and Caesar's life is proof of this. It is history that tells us the most extravagant and unbelievable stories. And no matter what amount of speculation or conjecture you throw into this story, the impact of Caesar's life is undeniable. His legacy is one that must be read, and all that you could want to know about the man lies within the folds of this book.

Hardtack And Coffee Or The Unwritten Story Of Army Life

Author : John Davis Billings
ISBN : 080326111X
Genre : History
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Most histories of the Civil War focus on battles and top brass. Hardtack and Coffee is one of the few to give a vivid, detailed picture of what ordinary soldiers endured every day?in camp, on the march, at the edge of a booming, smoking hell. John D. Billings of Massachusetts enlisted in the Army of the Potomac and curvived the conditions he recorded. The authenticity of his book is heightened by the many drawings that a comrade, Charles W. Reed, made in the field. ø This is the story of how the Civil War soldier was recruited, provisioned, and disciplined. Described here are the types of men found in any outfit; their not very uniform uniforms; crowded tents and makeshift shelters; difficulties in keeping clean, warm, and dry; their pleasure in a cup of coffee; food rations, dominated by salt pork and the versatile cracker or hardtack; their brave pastimes in the face of death; punishments for various offenses; treatment in sick bay; firearms and signals and modes of transportation. Comprehensive and anecdotal, Hardtack and Coffee is striking for the pulse of life that runs through it.

Propaganda Persuasion

Author : Garth S. Jowett
ISBN : 9781483323527
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Propaganda and Persuasion, Sixth Edition, by Garth S. Jowett and Victoria O’Donnell, is the only book of its kind to comprehensively cover the history of propaganda and offer insightful definitions and methods to analyze it. Fascinating examples, from ancient times to present day, facilitate a solid understanding of what propaganda is. The book includes current research in propaganda and persuasion, discusses the use of propaganda in psychological warfare, and offers students a systematic approach to analyzing the propaganda and persuasion they will encounter in everyday life.

Munitions Of The Mind

Author : Philip M. Taylor
ISBN : 0719067677
Genre : History
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"The range of this book, as well as the analysis it offers, makes it an ideal text for all international courses covering media and communications studies, cultural history, military history and politics. It will prove accessible to the general reader."--BOOK JACKET.

A People S History Of The United States

Author : Howard Zinn
ISBN : 9780061965586
Genre : History
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A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America’s story from the bottom up—from the point of view of, and in the words of, America’s women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers. From Columbus to the Revolution to slavery and the Civil War—from World War II to the election of George W. Bush and the “War on Terror”—A People’s History of the United States is an important and necessary contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.

Ethnogenesis And The Biosphere

Author : Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev
ISBN : IND:30000003780123
Genre : Anthropology
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A History Of The Church In The Middle Ages

Author : F Donald Logan
ISBN : 9781136315978
Genre : History
File Size : 65. 76 MB
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"Conceptually well organized, stylistically clear, intellectually thoughtful, and pedagogically useful." - Thomas Head, Speculum "For its humane and learned approach to its enormous canvas, as well as for the cogency with which it penetrates at speed to the essentials of a vanished historical epoch, this History of the Church in the Middle Ages deserves a very wide audience indeed." - Barrie Dobson, English Historical Review "To have written a scholarly and very readable history of the Western Church over a millennium is a remarkable tour de force, for which Donald Logan is to be warmly congratulated." - C.H Lawrence, The Tablet "A feat of historical synthesis, most confident in its telling of the coming of Christianity. Books like Logan's are needed more than ever before." - Miri Rubin, TLS In this fascinating survey, F. Donald Logan introduces the reader to the Christian church, from the conversion of the Celtic and Germanic peoples to the discovery of the New World. He reveals how the church unified the people of Western Europe as they worshipped with the same ceremonies and used Latin as the language of civilized communication. From remote, rural parish to magnificent urban cathedral, A History of the Church in the Middle Ages explores the role of the church as a central element in determining a thousand years of history. This new edition brings the book right up to date with recent scholarship, and includes an expanded introduction exploring the interaction of other faiths - particularly Judaism and Islam - with the Christian church.

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