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 Time Frame AD 1800-1850 - The Pulse of Enterprise
Time Frame AD 1800-1850 - The Pulse of Enterprise
Author: Collective
Time Frame AD 1800-1850 - The Pulse of Enterprise
Time-Life Books
1990
Format: PDF
Pages: 184
Language: English
Size: 31.3 MB

Looks at the people and events that shaped the first half of the nineteenth century, including Napoleon, the Industrial Revolution, Simon Bolivar, and the opening of China.
Content:
Bonaparte's Empire
Essay: 1848: The Year of Revolutions
Industrial Britain
Essay: Romanticism: The Spirit Unfettered
Liberation for Latin America
The Opening of China
Essay: The Quest tor Knowledge
The Struggle for Southern Africa

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 The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
Author: Michael Mann
The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation States 1760-1914
Cambridge University Press
2006
Format: pdf
Language: English
Size: 8.82 MBThis second volume of Michael Mann's analytical history of social power deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and the First World War, focusing on France, Great Britain, Hapsburg Austria, Prussia/Germany and the United States. Based on considerable empirical research it provides original theories of the rise of nations and nationalism, of class conflict, of the modern state and of modern militarism. While not afraid to generalize, it also stresses social and historical complexity. The author sees human society as "a patterned mess" and attempts to provide a sociological theory appropriate to this. This theory culminates in the final chapter, an original explanation of the causes of the First World War

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 The Common Soldier of the Civil War
The Common Soldier of the Civil War
Author: Bell I Wiley
The Common Soldier of the Civil War
Historical Times, Inc.
1973
Format: PDF
Pages: 58
Language: English
Size: 33 MB

Dr. Bell I. Wiley has long been the recognized authority on the soldier in the Civil War. His books The Life of Johnny Reb and The Life of Billy Yank have become classics in the literature. A former President of the Southern Historical Association, and chairman of the Executive Committee of the Civil War Centennial Commission, Dr. Wiley is presently in the History Department at Emory University, Atlanta. The text for this special issue is based primarily upon new material which he has discovered since the writing of his two definitive books on the common soldier.

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 Chroniclers of Indian Life
Chroniclers of Indian Life
Chroniclers of Indian Life
Author:Editors of :Time-Life Books
Cahners Business Information, Inc
THE AMERICAM INDIANS
1996
Language:English
Format:pdf
Size:30 mb
Pages:200
PORTRAYING THE PEOPLE 70
VOICES FROM THE HOMELANDS 134
ESSAYS
A PHOTOGRAPHER'S QUEST 6
TREASURES FROM NATIVE AMERICA 56
PICTURES of THE KIOWA 115
THE PAINTER'S VISION 124
THE TESTIMONY OF DANCE 178

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 Revolutionary Ideas An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre
Revolutionary Ideas An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre
Author: Jonathan Israel
Revolutionary Ideas An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre
Princeton University Press
2014
ISBN: 0691151725
Format: PDF
Size: 17,2 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 888
Historians of the French Revolution used to take for granted what was also obvious to its contemporary observers--that the Revolution was caused by the radical ideas of the Enlightenment. Yet in recent decades scholars have argued that the Revolution was brought about by social forces, politics, economics, or culture--almost anything but abstract notions like liberty or equality. In Revolutionary Ideas, one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment restores the Revolution's intellectual history to its rightful central role. Drawing widely on primary sources, Jonathan Israel shows how the Revolution was set in motion by radical eighteenth-century doctrines, how these ideas divided revolutionary leaders into vehemently opposed ideological blocs, and how these clashes drove the turning points of the Revolution.

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 Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660
Author: Richard Bodley Scott
Osprey Publishing
Graduation Year: 2010
ISBN: 1849082251
Pages: 100
Format: pdf
Size : 14,5 mb
Quality: excellent
Language: English

The first supplement for Field of Glory: Renaissance gives players everything they need to fight battles from the English Civil Wars, the Irish Confederate War and the Thirty Years’ War. Packed with Osprey artwork, photographs of miniatures, maps and historical overviews, this book contains 20 new army lists and is an essential aid for anyone wishing to wargame in the height of the pike and shot era.

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 Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Author: Gary Gallagher; Robert Krick; Stephen Engle
Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Osprey Publishing
Osprey General Military
ISBN: 1782006435
2014
Format: PDF (e-book)
Pages: 335
Size: 31 Mb
Language: English

Undoubtedly the most cataclysmic military struggle of the late nineteenth century, the American Civil War spanned four bloody years of fighting in which over 620,000 American soldiers and sailors lost their lives. From its outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House, more than 10,000 battles, engagements and skirmishes were recorded across the length and breadth of America. This book explores the political, historical and cultural significance of the American Civil War, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

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 Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny (Osprey Campaign 277)
Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny (Osprey Campaign 277)
Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny
Author: John Franklin
Osprey Publishing
Osprey Campaign 277
ISBN: 978 1472803665
2015
Language: English
Pages: 97
Format: PDF
Size: 5,2 MB

This title represents the second instalment of the captivating study of the Waterloo campaign, one of the defining events in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back by the French Army after heavy fighting in what was to be Napoleon's last battlefield victory. With Wellington unable to assist his Prussian allies in time, the Prussian centre was overwhelmed as night began to fall, although the flanks were able to retreat in some semblance of order. Stunning illustrations augment the drama of the fighting in this area while considerable new research drawn from unpublished first-hand accounts provide a detailed and engaging resource for all aspects of the battle.

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 Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Author: Guy Dempsey
Napoleon's Army: 1807-1814, as Depicted in the Prints of Aaron Martinet
Arms and Armour Press
1997
Format: PDF
Pages: 264
Language: English
Size: 36.8 MB

One of the most colorful armies in the history of warfare...Gathered here are 162 full-color pictures, many never seen before, with an introductory text and extensive caption by Dempsey...As these prints were rendered from original water colors commissioned by Martinet during the period, they are an important primary source for the historian, modeler, and reenactor.

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 The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
Author: Edwin C. Bearss, Bryce Suderow
The Western Front Battles, September 1864-April 1865 (The Petersburg Campaign, Volume 2)
Savas Beatie
2014
ISBN: 1611211042
Format: EPUB
Size: 13,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 600
The wide-ranging and largely misunderstood series of operations around Petersburg, Virginia, were the longest and most extensive of the entire Civil War. The fighting that began in early June 1864 when advance elements from the Union Army of the Potomac crossed the James River and botched a series of attacks against a thinly defended city would not end for nine long months.
This important—many would say decisive—fighting is presented by legendary Civil War author Edwin C. Bearss in The Petersburg Campaign: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2, the second in a ground-breaking, two-volume compendium.

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 he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
Author: J. S. Bromley
he New Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 6: The Rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25
Cambridge University Press
1970
Pages: 936
Format: pdf
Language: English
Size: 64mb

The rise of Great Britain and Russia is the focus of this particular volume of The New Cambridge Modern History.

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 All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
Author: Paul Brewer & Co
All About History - Book of War, Volume 1 (1847-1938)
Imagine Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 978-1-910155-54-7
2014
Format: PDF
Pages: 180
Size: 63 MB
Language: English

Learn about the battles, campaigns and conflicts that shaped the face of warfare
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict. Featuring: Engaging presentation - Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts Every major battle covered - From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War The main players - Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war Amazing images - Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war

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 Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Author: Otto von Pivka, Rick Scollins
Napoleon's German Allies (1): Westfalia and Kleve-Berg (Men-at-arms 44)
Osprey Publishinf Ltd
2003
Format: Pdf
Size: 10 Mb
Language: English

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 Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Author: James M. Perry
Touched With Fire: Five Presidents and the Civil War Battles That Made Them
Public Affairs
2003
Format: PDF
Pages: 368
Language: English
Size: 59.5 MB

They were the "greatest generation " of the nineteenth century -the Civil War heroes whose exploits took them all the way to the White House. "In our youth our hearts were touched with fire. " So said Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. , the future Supreme Court justice, about his fellow veterans of the Civil War. The 1860s were a time much like the 1940s, when a generation of idealistic young Americans answered their country 's call, and many made the supreme sacrifice to preserve freedom and liberty for all. And among the two million "boys in blue " were five soldiers whose wartime heroics would take them into national politics -a ride that would lead, in time, to the White House. In Touched with Fire , James M. Perry reintroduces us to these five men -Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. "Ruddy" Hayes, James A. "Jamie " Garfield, Benjamin "Little Ben " Harrison, and William "Mack " McKinley -who rose to the pinnacle of American life but are now largely forgotten. Drawing on diaries, letters, and other first-hand accounts, Perry recreates the battles that brought them fame and extols the courage that made them extraordinary leaders, especially under fire. The Civil War was their finest hour, and their stories form a vivid reminder of what a truly great generation can accomplish.

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 Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
Author: Guntram H. Herb (Editor), David H. Kaplan (Editor)
Nations and Nationalism [4 volumes]: A Global Historical Overview
ABC-CLIO
2008
Format: PDF
Pages: 2199
Size: 36.6 Mb
Language: English

The pervasiveness of nationalism, its many manifestations over the centuries, and the widely scattered way it has been studied make it a particularly difficult subject to approach and explore. ABC-CLIO offers the finest comprehensive reference available on an essential topic in modern world history. Across four volumes, Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overvie covers all aspects of nationalism, in all parts of the world, from the time of the French Revolution to the present day.
Nations and Nationalism helps students, researchers, and other interested readers explore national identities and nationalistic movements in historical context. Organized chronologically, its four volumes combine thematic essays on different characteristics of nationalism with case studies of key historical developments involving specific nations at specific times. The encyclopedia focuses on Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, with featured coverage of nationalist cultural creations, including literature, music, symbols, and mythologies.

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 Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers (Osprey General Military)
Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers (Osprey General Military)
Author: Mir Bahmanyar
Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers
Osprey Publishing
Osprey General Military
ISBN: 184176860X
2005
Format: PDF (e-book)
Pages: 335
Size: 7 Mb
Language: English

No American military unit can claim as colorful and volatile a history as the Rangers, who have led the way in America's wars for well over 300 years. This book traces the Rangers from the time of Robert Rogers during the French-Indian War of the 18th century to the most recent combat operations in Iraq.

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 A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789 (The American History Series)
Author: James Kirby Martin, Mark Edward Lender
A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789 (The American History Series)
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 111892388X
2015
Format: PDF
Size: 3,1 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 264
A fully revised and updated third edition of the most established and innovative historical analysis of the Continental Army and its role in the formation of the new republic.
Written by two experts in the field of early U.S. history
Includes fully updated coverage of the military, political, social, and cultural history of the Revolution
Features maps, illustrations, a Note on Revolutionary War History and Historiography, and a fully revamped Bibliographical Essay
Fully established as an essential resource for courses ranging from A.P. U.S. history to graduate seminars on the American Revolution

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 The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
Author: Gregory Jaynes
The Killing Ground - Wilderness to Cold Harbor (The Civil War Series)
Time-Life Books
1987
Format: PDF
Pages: 184
Language: English
Size: 30.8 MB

This volume looks at the Virginia Front following the twin 1863 Confederate defeats at Vicksburg and Gettysburg. General Ulysses S. Grant, the victor at Vicksburg, went to Washington D.C. and began coordinating the Western and Eastern armies against the rebels... giving the Confederates no rest. He also stopped prisoner exchanges with the Confederates and stripped garrisons of troops for the field armies. His strategy would rely on attrition... a fight that Lee couldn't win. And Grant would seize the initiative and make Lee dance to HIS tune, no longer allowing his staff to worry about what Lee's next move would be but to concentrate and what THEIR next move would be. The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse and Cold Harbor are all illustrated in this volume. The 1864 battles in Virginia would be bloody and time-consuming, especially for the Federals, but would end with Lee's back to the wall at Petersburg and Richmond. Includes great period photos, pictures of Civil War artifacts, artwork and excellent maps. Sidebars include Night Assault at the Rappahannock, Dahlgren's "Secret Mission," Edwin Forbes sketches, the Peacock Garb of the Zouave Brigade and Photographing the Union Brass.

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 Le Mercure 1730. Navire Marchand
Le Mercure 1730. Navire Marchand
Le Mercure 1730. Navire Marchand
Author: Jean Boudriot
Edite? par J. Boudrio
Collection Archeologie Navale Francaise
1991
Pages: 31 + 30 Plates
Language: French
Format: PDF
Size: 170 МВ

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