The Middle Ages

"The Middle Ages: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the period in a compact, easy-to-read format.This digital compendium serves as a reference to the most significant events, leaders and cultural developments of the Middle Ages. Engaging and succinct text capture the essence of the epoch. You�ll gain valuable insight into:Power Structures of the Middle Ages Key Conflicts Lords, Vassals and...

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The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald

*Includes pictures *Discusses official investigations and amateur expeditions to the wreckage *Discusses the evidence and theories about the sinking *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "They might have split up or they might have capsized; they may have broke deep and took water. And all that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.”...

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American Legends

*Includes pictures of Dr. Seuss and other important people in his life.*Includes some of his most colorful quotes. *Includes a Bibliography of books by and about Dr. Seuss*Includes a Table of Contents. “Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age.” – Dr. SeussIn the United States, March 2 has been designated “Read Across America Day”, and the...

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The Trail of Tears

*Includes pictures *Includes eyewitness accounts of the Trail of Tears *Includes a Bibliography for further reading. "I fought through the War Between the States and have seen many men shot, but the Cherokee Removal was the cruelest work I ever knew." - Georgia soldier on the Trail of Tears The "Five Civilized Tribes" are among the best known Native American groups in American history, and they were even celebrated by...

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World War II

Misma vara de arriba solo que este si me quedo debiendo un poquito por lo que uno ya sabe de esta guerra. Creo que le problema no es el resumen, sino que yo sabia mas del WW2 que del WW1. Aun asi, buen librillo para repasar algunas cosas.

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The Kennedy Brothers

Includes pictures of the Kennedys and important people, places, and events in their lives. Includes an introduction for each brother. Includes a Table of Contents.Over 50 years after the Kennedy Brothers rose to political power in the United States, the name Kennedy remains the nation's most famous political name. From Curse to Camelot, the word evokes poignant memories of young men holding...

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Ancient Greece

"Ancient Greece: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at Ancient Greece in a compact format.This digital compendium serves as a reference to the most significant and widely referenced events and figures of the period, from early government to the Trojan Horse. You’ll discover some of Greece’s greatest contributions to modern society, including:The Olympic GamesCity-StatesHoplite PowerDemocracyArchimedes Athens and...

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The Red Baron

*Includes pictures *Includes the Red Baron's own quotes about his life and career *Discusses the Red Baron's death and the controversy over who shot him *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it reopens fire. That jam almost saved his life.” – The Red Baron Few...

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American Legends

Patton is one of America’s most celebrated generals and one of the most famous generals of the 20th century, but his story has its origins in the form of a shy, dyslexic boy who could cry uncontrollably and who viewed his own emotional intelligence as unmanly. Patton was a fascinating, complicated and controversial man whose life story ranges between genius, folly and tragedy, with absolute determination the one constant theme. He was...

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