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 Atlante dei luoghi misteriosi. Luoghi sacri, paesaggi simbolici, antiche città scomparse, terre perdute
Atlante dei luoghi misteriosi. Luoghi sacri, paesaggi simbolici, antiche città scomparse, terre perdute
Atlante dei luoghi misteriosi. Luoghi sacri, paesaggi simbolici, antiche città scomparse, terre perdute
Euroclub
Author: J. Westwood
1988
Language: Italiano
Format: Pdf
Pages: 240
Size: 152.22 mb
Quality: Good

Atlante dei luoghi misteriosi. Luoghi sacri, paesaggi simbolici, antiche città scomparse, terre perdute

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 Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Planches : Etat Moderne.
Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Planches : Etat Moderne.
Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Planches : Etat Moderne.
Author:
Imprimerie impériale
1809, 1817
Language:French
Format:pdf

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 Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World from the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present
Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World from the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present
Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World from the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present (Third edition)
Author: Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman and more
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
ISBN: 0393934926
Pages: 843
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 102 MB

Worlds Together, Worlds Apart provides students with the stories that changed history and enables them to make the connections they need in order to better understand how the world came to be what it is today.

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 Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California
Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California
Author: Thomas J. Osborne
Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California
Wiley-Blackwell
2013
Format: PDF
Size: 13.4 Mb
Language: English

Osborne's work is the first history text to explore the sweep of California's past in relationship to its connections within the maritime world of the Pacific Basin.
- Presents a provocative and original interpretation of the entire span of California history
- Reveals how the area's Pacific Basin connections have shaped the Golden State's past
- Refutes the widely held notion among historians that California was isolated before the onset of the American period in the mid-1800s
- Represents the first text to draw on anthropologist Jon Erlandson's findings that California's first human inhabitants were likely prehistoric Asian seafarers who navigated the Pacific Rim coastline

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 I papi: storia e segreti. Dalle biografie dei 264 romani pontefici rivivono retroscena e misteri della cattedra di Pietro tra antipapi, giubilei, conclavi e concili ecumenici. Vol.1-2
I papi: storia e segreti. Dalle biografie dei 264 romani pontefici rivivono retroscena e misteri della cattedra di Pietro tra antipapi, giubilei, conclavi e concili ecumenici. Vol.1-2
I papi: storia e segreti. Dalle biografie dei 264 romani pontefici rivivono retroscena e misteri della cattedra di Pietro tra antipapi, giubilei, conclavi e concili ecumenici. Vol.1-2
Newton & Compton
Author: Claudio Rendina
Biblioteca de IL Messaggero
2004 (1983)
Language: Italiano
Pages: 467 - 417
Format: Pdf
Size: 68.37 mb
Quality: good

I papi: storia e segreti. Dalle biografie dei 264 romani pontefici rivivono retroscena e misteri della cattedra di Pietro tra antipapi, giubilei, conclavi e concili ecumenici. Vol.1-2

Attraverso le biografie dei 264 romani pontefici da S. Pietro a Giovanni Paolo II, viene presentato in questo volume lo sviluppo di quel «potere» emblematico che è il papato, nel suo doppio volto, temporale e spirituale: un modo di guardare al «vicario di Cristo» anche nel suo aspetto umano, accantonando in parte l'insegnamento ex cathedra e ridimensionando il mito del personaggio.

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 Order of Battle 9: The Ardennes Offensive US VII & VIII Corps and British XXX Corps - Central Sector
Order of Battle 9: The Ardennes Offensive US VII & VIII Corps and British XXX Corps - Central Sector
Order of Battle 9: The Ardennes Offensive US VII & VIII Corps and British XXX Corps - Central Sector
Author: Bruce Quarrie
Osprey Publishing
ISBN: 1855328585
2000
Pages: 101
Format: PDF
Size: 37.23МБ
Language: English
This series provides the most detailed information ever published on the major battles of history and the units which fought them. Includes comprehensive order of battle diagrams, specially commissioned maps, and is supported by contemporary photographs and unit insignia and colors.

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 The Dead Sea Genesis Apocryphon: A New Text and Translation with Introduction and Special Treatment of Columns 13-17
The Dead Sea Genesis Apocryphon: A New Text and Translation with Introduction and Special Treatment of Columns 13-17
The Dead Sea Genesis Apocryphon: A New Text and Translation with Introduction and Special Treatment of Columns 13-17
Author: Daniel A. Machiela
BRILL
2009
ISBN: 9004168141
Pages: 328
Format: PDF
Size: 14 mb
Language: english
The so-called Genesis Apocryphon (1Q20) from Qumran Cave 1 has suffered from decades of neglect, due in large part to its poor state of preservation. As part of a resurgent scholarly interest in the Apocryphon, and its prominent position among the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls, this volume presents a fresh transcription, translation, and exstenive textual notes drawing on close study of the original manuscript, all available photographs, and previous publications. In addition, a detailed analysis of columns 13-15 and their relation to the oft-cited parallel in the Book of Jubilees reveals a number of ways in which the two works differ, thereby highlighting several distinctive features of the Genesis Apocryphon. The result is a reliable text edition and a fuller understanding of the message conveyed by this fragmentary but fascinating retelling of Genesis.

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 Enciclopedia de la Historia (10 Tomos)
Enciclopedia de la Historia (10 Tomos)
Author: Charlotte Evans
Enciclopedia de la Historia (10 Tomos)
Everest
1998
Pages: 860
Language: español
Format: pdf
Size: 211 Mb

Esta interesante enciclopedia cuenta de una forma clara y sencilla la Historia de la humanidad. Comienza su relato hace más de 40,000 años, época de la que datan los primeros asentamientos humanos, estudia el desarrollo de las primeras civilizaciones y llega hasta nuestros días. 250 artículos que tratan los principales acontecimientos, 1600 ilustraciones y fotografías, más de 100 mapas, una completa tabla cronológica desde el 40,000 a.C. hasta la actualidad.

Una enciclopedia especialmente pensada para los escolares, en la que se narra la historia del mundo desde las primeras manifestaciones humanas y culturales hasta nuestros días. Esta importante obra de consulta muestra la historia del mundo a través de brillantes e informativos gráficos, cuadros de cronologías e ilustraciones y fotografías en color.

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 Flames of War - Diving Eagles
Flames of War - Diving Eagles
Author: Phil Yates
Flames of War - Diving Eagles
Battlefront Miniatures Ltd.
2001
Format: PDF
Size: 12,9 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 53
Flames of War let you fight the battles in Europe and Africa during WWII using 15mm miniatures. All players of Games Workshop games will instantly feel at home in this historical miniature game. Currently shifting to 2nd edition the range of playable nations expands not only limiting the players to Germany, USSR, USA and Great Britain. Finns, Hungarians, Italians and other participating nations and units are added to the game. Being a historical game, great focus is put on the realism regarding units, gear, training, experience and vehicles. This is done by dividing the war into distinct periods and using a point system letting the players building their own armies to pit against the opposition.

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 A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind
A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind
Author: Axworthy M.
A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind
New York: Basic Books
2008
Pages: 352
Language: english
Format: PDF
Size: 4.39 mb

Although frequently vilified, Iran is a nation of great intellectual variety and depth, and one of the oldest continuing civilizations in the world. Its political impact has been tremendous, not only on its neighbors in the Middle East but also throughout the world. From the time of the prophet Zoroaster, to the powerful ancient Persian Empires, to the revolution of 1979, the hostage crisis, and the current standoff over Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Michael Axworthy vividly narrates the nation’s rich history. He explains clearly and carefully both the complex succession of dynasties that ruled ancient Iran and the surprising ethnic diversity of the modern country, held together by a common culture. With Iran again the focus of the world’s attention, A History of Iran is an essential guide to understanding this volatile nation.

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 Totalitaryzm: geneza, istota, upadek
Totalitaryzm: geneza, istota, upadek
Author:Roman Bäcker
Totalitaryzm: geneza, istota, upadek
Index-Books
1992
Format: pdf
Language: Polish
Size: 45.12 MB


Rozwój Europy w XX wieku nie jest możliwy do opisania, ani tym bardziej — zrozumienia — bez pojęć: totalitaryzm (totalizm), totalitarny. Publicystyka współczesna chętnie posługuje się nimi w tak różnych kontekstach, że powstaje niebezpieczne — z racjonalnego punktu widzenia — zacieranie sensu, podstawowego znaczenia terminów, które kryją realne, groźne treści wymierzone przeciwko człowiekowi: jednostce i społeczeństwu. Z języka prac naukowych termin totalitaryzm przemieścił się w ostatnich latach w sferę języka codziennego, wręcz potocznego, nabierając przy okazji znaczenia pejoratywnego epitetu, a nawet cech publicystycznej inwektywy. Zarazem odrywa się od
przynależnego mu pola znaczeniowego wskazywanego przez historyków, filozofów, socjologów czy politologów.

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 The Paris Gun
The Paris Gun
Author: Miller, Henry M.
The Paris Gun
Naval and Military Press
2009
Format: PDF
Pages: 299
Language: English
Size: 21 MB

An account of a series of bombardments of Paris by a specially built 21cm gun from a distance of some 75 miles. They began on March 23rd and ended on 9th August 1918. Over 300 shells were fired.
Although published by Naval and Military Press in 2005, this book was actually written and first published in 1930 by an officer in the US Ordnance Corps. It has gracefully withstood the test of time and is as fascinating a read now as I am sure it was then. To my knowledge, it is the only volume devoted exclusively to the Paris Gun and is by far the most comprehensive treatment of the subject.
The Paris Gun was essentially a railway gun on steroids, designed by the Germans to bombard Paris from the extent of the German lines...a distance of nearly 75 miles. It was hoped that the effect of the bombardment would terrorize Parisians and cause them to flee and-or demand that the French government sue for peace, thus aiding the great 1918 German offensive. Needless to say, it didn't achieve either objective.
Using pencils and slide rules, the Germans designed and built three guns, all of which succeeded (more or less) in hitting Paris from a range that was considered impossible to achieve by Allied experts at the time and would be very impressive even today. Specially built shells which had to be fired in sequential order due to wear on the nearly 100 foot long barrel actually reached the stratosphere before falling to earth...simply amazing!

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 Valeri Maximi Factorvm et dictorvm memorabilivm libri novem: cvm incerti avctoris fragmento De praenominibvs
Valeri Maximi Factorvm et dictorvm memorabilivm libri novem: cvm incerti avctoris fragmento De praenominibvs
Author: Maximus Valerius, Quintus Curtius Rufus
Factorvm et dictorvm memorabilivm
Impensis Georgii Reimeri
Language:
1854
Format: PDF
Size: 32,58 mb
586

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 Historia Japonii
Historia Japonii
Author: Jolanta Tubielewicz
Historia Japonii
Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich
1984
Format: pdf
Size: 166.3 MB
Language: Polish

Podstawowym wątkiem niniejszej książki jest historia polityczna Japonii, przedstawiona w bardzo ogólnym zarysie. Obok głównego nurtu politycznego, ukazanego na tle przemian ekonomiczno-społecznych, występują też podstawowe elementy historii kultury. Taka forma została przyjęta w rezultacie długoletniej praktyki dydaktycznej autorki oraz kontaktów ze środowiskiem studenckim, które
w znacznej mierze odzwierciedla zapotrzebowania polskiego odbiorcy.
Kierując się uzyskanymi w ten sposób wskazówkami autorka kładzie nacisk na procesy historyczne, ale nie wyrzeka się pisania o ludziach.

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 Russia in World History
Russia in World History
Author: Barbara Alpern Engel, Janet Martin
Russia in World History (New Oxford World History)
Oxford University Press
2015
Format: PDF
Size: 8.7 Mb
Language: English

This volume offers a lively introduction to Russia's dramatic history and the striking changes that characterize its story. Distinguished authors Barbara Alpern Engel and Janet Martin show how Russia's peoples met the constant challenges posed by geography, climate, availability of natural resources, and devastating foreign invasions, and rose to become the world's second largest land empire. The book describes the circumstances that led to the world's first communist society in 1917, and traces the global consequences of Russia's long confrontation with the United States, which took place virtually everywhere and for decades provided a model for societies seeking development independent of capitalism. This book also brings the story of Russia's arduous and costly climb to great power to a personal level through the stories of individual women and men-leading figures who played pivotal roles as well as less prominent individuals from a range of social backgrounds whose voices illuminate the human consequences of sweeping historical change. As was and is true of Russia itself, this story encompasses a wide variety of ethnicities, peoples who became part of the Russian empire and suffered or benefited from its leaders' efforts to meld a multiethnic polity into a coherent political entity. The book examines how Russia served as a conduit for people, ideas, and commodities flowing between east and west, north and south, and absorbed and adapted influences from both Europe and Asia and how it came to play an increasingly important role on a regional and, ultimately, global scale.

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 Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Histoire naturelle.
Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Histoire naturelle.
Description de l'Egypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Histoire naturelle.
Author:
Imprimerie impériale
1809, 1813
Language:French
Format:pdf

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 Story as History - History as Story: The Gospel Tradition in the Context of Ancient Oral History
Story as History - History as Story: The Gospel Tradition in the Context of Ancient Oral History
Author: Samuel Byrskog
Story as History - History as Story: The Gospel Tradition in the Context of Ancient Oral History
Brill Academic Publishers
2002
386
Format: Pdf
Size: 25 MB
Language: English

Gteborg University (Sweden) Associate Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics Samuel Byrskog employs models from the interdisciplinary field of oral history and insights from cultural anthropology in order to explain how oral accounts regularly interacted with written texts in early Christianity.

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 The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens
The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens
The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens (Agora Picture Book 2)
Author: American School of Classical Studies
Sparkes, B., Talcott, L.
1882
ISBN: 0876616015
Pages: 36
Format: PDF
Size: 14 mb
Language English
Named after its donor, the King of Pergamon, the Stoa of Attalos was originally built around 150 B.C. Between 1953 and 1956 this long, columned, marble building was rebuilt by the American School of Classical Studies to store and display finds from the Agora excavations. Using original materials and techniques, the modern builders learned much about the construction and purpose of stoas, a ubiquitous classical building type. This heavily illustrated account presents some of their findings.

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 The Gentlemen's Clubs of London
The Gentlemen's Clubs of London
Author: Anthony LeJeune & Malcolm Lewis
The Gentlemen's Clubs of London
Bracken Book
1984
Format: PDF
Size: 85.2 Mb
Language: English

Anthony Lejeune's "Gentlemen's Clubs of London" is simply the definitive guide to the subject matter. Lejeune provides wonderful capsule histories of each of the clubs, including notable members and personages associated with each club.
His well-written text, photo-captions, and "informational text boxes" (which inject just the right amount of wit and humor) are impeccably factually correct (or at least were at publication time) and never dull.
The photographs succeed in capturing many of the important architectural and interior features of each club. The detailed photos of wax seals and one-of-a-kind club treasures and mementos are particularly enjoyable.
London's gentlemen's clubs, like most social organizations and institutions, have an ebb and flow of popularity and character, but fortunately not too much so. Lejeune has a wonderful ability to successfully convey the general character of each club. A separate chapter is devoted to each club, making this a wonderful coffee-table-sized book that one can dip into at random.

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