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 Obrazy Rusi Czerwonej
Obrazy Rusi Czerwonej
Author : Zawadski W., Kossak J.
: Obrazy Rusi Czerwonej
Poznan
: 1869
Pages: 85
Format : PDF
Size : 23,6 MB
Language : Polish
SPIS RZECZY
Rozdział I
Wstęp. Podole. Widok okolicy. Płaszczyzny i stepy. Ruiny zamków obronnych. Własność ziemi. Urodzajność i uprawa. Klimat.
Rozdział II
Wieś podolska. Dwór. Cerkiew i jej sąsiedztwo. Plebania. Dobrodziej i rejent. Diak Pedagogiem. Dzień świąteczny. Wnętrze cerkwi. Obrazy i figury. Ubiór świąteczny. Służba Boża. Karczma. Wójt i jego sądy. Żyd arendarz. Muzyka i tańce. Kołomyjka. Koniec zabawy.
Rozdział III
Dzień gospodarski. Ranek. Chata wieśniacza. Jej budowa i urządzenie wewnętrzne. Zabudowania gospodarskie. Dobytek wieśniaczy. Rasa koni Poranne zatrudnienie gospodyni. Fizyognomia wieśniaka. Ubiór mężczyzn i kobiet Charakterystyka chłopa ruskiego. Jego usposobienia i wady. Przyczyny i wpływy. Położenie towarzyskie. Stosunek do zwierzchności. Władza dominialna. Policyant. Szlachta czynszowa. Towarzystwo wstrzemięźliwości. Brak oświaty. Szkółki po wsiach. Ich zadanie i potrzeba reformy. Praca całodzienna. Pożywienie. Obiad, połudenek i wieczerza. Choroby. Babskie leki. Siejba wiosenna. Ogrody. Żniwa. Żebracy. Dziad lirnik. Wieczór sielski. Jesień. Wesela. Zatrudnienia zimowe. Tkactwo. Ciesielka. Kupcy wędrowni. Pszczelnictwo. Dzieci. Pobożność w domu. Rekrut. Pożycie małżeńskie. Starość i śmierć.
Rozdział IV
Jarmarki. Pijaństwo. Prażnik. Poprażen. Pominki. Wigilia Bożego Narodzenia. Święty wieczór. Kutia. Kolendowanie. Próba szczęścia. Palenie Diducha, Nowy Rok. Sianie. Wigilia Trzech Króli. Jordan. Zimne zapusty. Płukanie zębów. Kwietnia niedziela. Wielkanoc. Kraszanki. Rozbijanie dzwonów. Haiłka. Oblewany poniedziałek. Zielone święta. Deszcz narwany. Pierwsza siejba. Żniwa. Potrzeba ochronek po wsiach. Tłoka. Jesień. Wieczornice. Wigilia Św. Jędrzeja. Wesele.

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 Zaglowce
Zaglowce
Zaglowce
Author: Stefan Gulas
Pavol Pevny
Widawnitctwo "Sport i Turistika"
1985
ISBN: 83-217-2529-5
Pages: 217
Language: Polish
Format: PDF
Size: 18 MB

Ksiazki tej nie nalezy traktowac jako historii zaglowcow lub jako podrecznika dla zeglarzy; nie uwzgledniono w niej rowniez slynnych jednostek prowadzonych przez samotnych zeglarzy, takich jak "Firecrest" Alaina Gerbaulta czy "Spray" Joshuy Slocuma - sprawa jachtow jest tematem tak rozleglym, ze godnym osobnej publikacji.

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 Historical Atlas
Historical Atlas
Author: W.R. Shepherd
Historical Atlas
Henry Holt & Co.
1911
Format: PDF
Quality:
Pages: 257
Language: English
Size: 78,1 МБ

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 The Story of Civilization in 11 volumes
The Story of Civilization in 11 volumes
Author: Will Durant, Ariel Durant
The Story of Civilization in 11 volumes
Simon & Schuster
2011
Format: epub
Size: 181 Mb
Language: English

This book collection by Will Durant represents the most comprehensive attempt in our times to embrace the vast panorama of man's history and culture.
Durant is an excellent historian, and although much of what the books contained is now defunct, the majority is written very comprehensively, steering clear of controversy and unknowns in a manner of detached and objective scholarship (at least for the time period).

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 22 Walks in Bangkok: Exploring the City's Historic Back Lanes and Byways
22 Walks in Bangkok: Exploring the City's Historic Back Lanes and Byways
Author: Kenneth Barrett
22 Walks in Bangkok: Exploring the City's Historic Back Lanes and Byways
Tuttle Publishing
2014
Format: epub, pdf
Size: 62.8 Mb, 34.2 Mb
Language: English

Take a series of unforgettable strolls down the back lanes of historic Bangkok!
Bangkok is one of the world's greatest cities and a leading tourist destination, visited by millions each year. But it can be a bewildering place also. First-time visitors, not knowing what to expect, encounter endless boulevards connected by a vast maze of tiny side streets. A stroll down any of these lanes can reveal fascinating surprises—beautiful palaces and mansions, shophouses and shrines, restaurants and markets. But how to find your way through the maze?
22 Walks in Bangkok helps you discover hidden gems found throughout the city by presenting each neighborhood as a distinct village—explaining how it evolved, and describing its historic landmarks in detail. Author Ken Barrett is a long-time Bangkok resident and experienced journalist, and he introduces the important temples, churches, shrines and mosques in loving detail, sketching their history and distinctive features. The reader is skillfully guided through the old neighborhoods of Bangkok from the center to the periphery, along narrow lanes and byways rarely seen by foreigners.
22 Walks in Bangkok leads the visitor on a unique journey of discovery and enables you to appreciate this fascinating city in new and exciting ways.

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 Great Ages of Man - Rise of Russia
Great Ages of Man - Rise of Russia
Author: Robert Wallace
Great Ages of Man - Rise of Russia
Time-Life Books
1967
Format: PDF
Pages: 192
Language: English
Size: 36.6 MB

The editors of Time-Life Books have produced another exciting series: The Great Ages of Man. The Rise of Russia is brought to you in wonderful detail through vivid photography and engaging, informative text.

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 TSR2: The Story of Britain's Most Controversial Warplane
TSR2: The Story of Britain's Most Controversial Warplane
TSR2: The Story of Britain's Most Controversial Warplane
Author: Tim McLelland
Kelsey Publishing
Aeroplane Icons
ISBN: 978 1909786134
2014
Language: English
Pages: 120
Format: PDF
Size: 66,9 MB

TSR2 is an infamous acronym that has earned an important place in Britain's aviation history. It describes a project that was first established in the late 1950s, to create a new aircraft to replace the legendary Canberra jet bomber. The RAF was aware of how Soviet military capability was rapidly improving, and a new bomber was needed to fly tactical strike missions, should a war with the Soviet Union become likely. At the time it was believed that there was a very real risk of East-West conflict (this was just a few years before the Cuban Missile Crisis) and Britain had already developed a tactical atomic bomb for possible use in any European war. Although only a tactical weapon, the bomb was in fact much more powerful than the two weapons dropped on Japan more than a decade earlier. Initially, this bomb was to be carried by the Canberra, but the RAF wanted to marry the weapon to a new aircraft that could fl y at low level, hiding from Soviet radar defences, acting as both a nuclear bomber and also as a reconnaissance platform for cameras and other sensors. The RAF also wanted to have a tremendously fast aircraft that would be invulnerable to attack by Soviet aircraft and missiles, so that it would be sure of reaching its target. This was the basis for TSR2. Almost from the point of inception, TSR2 quickly became embroiled in a long saga of bad management, political indecision and confused strategic thinking. The Government backed the programme, but its projected cost was expected to be astronomical. Designing and manufacturing an aircraft that could fl y at tree top height at twice the speed of sound would be a challenge even today, but in 1960 it was a challenge that would call upon the latest advances in technological prowess. The Government's handling of the project was inept.

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 Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History ( 5 volume set)
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History ( 5 volume set)
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Berkshire Publishing Group
Author: William H. McNeill, Jerry Bentley and David Christian
2005
Pages: 2220
Format: PDF
Size: 118 mb
Language: English

Grade 10 Up–Although the 538 articles in this set are arranged alphabetically, the approach is thematic, with entries and sidebars "showing connections and interactions, through trade, warfare, migration, religion, and diplomacy over time and place." Volume one opens with an overview of human history that serves as a guide to the Encyclopedia, and alphabetic and thematic lists of the entries appear in each book. Much prehistory is treated in this work, which bills itself as covering "250,000 years of human existence." However, readers may wonder why some subjects were included, or even given their own entry, and others weren't. For example, there is no entry for the Peloponnesian Wars, but the extensive index will lead students to information under entries for "Greece, Ancient," "International Organizations," "Oral History," "Thucydides," "Warfare, Naval," and "Engines of History." This last is an example of the somewhat obscure and/or unusual headings that sometimes appear. An up-to-date bibliography follows every article. The black-and-white photos are of uneven quality; many lack sufficient contrast. The maps included are insufficient to clarify the discussions of empires, countries, wars, and movements of peoples. This set would be useful as a supplement to general encyclopedias

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 The Swiss, the Gold and the Dead
The Swiss, the Gold and the Dead
Author:Jean Ziegler
The Swiss, the Gold and the Dead
Penguin Putnam Inc.
1999
Format:PDF
Size:10.13 MB
ISBN: 0151003343
Language: English

A Swiss sociologist examines the relationship between Swiss bankers and Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, detailing how Switzerland's leading financial institutions provided Hitler with loans, favorable foreign exchanges, and the means to launder gold looted from concentration camp victims.

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 The Ottomans and the Balkans: A Discussion of Historiography
The Ottomans and the Balkans: A Discussion of Historiography
Author: Fikret Adanir, Suraiya Faroqhi
The Ottomans and the Balkans: A Discussion of Historiography
Brill Academic Pub
ISBN: 9004119027
2002
Format: PDF
Size: 27,1 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 445
Throughout, the contributors have distanced themselves from the nostalgia for 'the past greatness' of certain rulers of yore, and aimed for a detached, source-based assessment of historical developments. They have made a conscious effort to debunk ancient myths, although, human weakness being what it is, their successors probably will accuse them of being responsible for new myths in their turn.

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 Time Frame - The Domestic World
Time Frame - The Domestic World
Author: Collective
Time Frame - The Domestic World
Time-Life Books
1991
Format: PDF
Pages: 182
Language: English
Size: 39.2 MB

This book takes a time period and looks at what was going on all over the world at that time. Great for comparisons between cultures and areas of the world.
Essay: Shelters from the Elements
The Invention of Home Life
At the Medieval Hearth
Essay: The Marriage Bond
The Family Domain
Essay: Pleasures of the Table
A Castle for Everyone

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 Pictorial History of Ships
Pictorial History of Ships
Author: J. H. Martin
Pictorial History of Ships
Octopus Books
1977
Format: PDF
Pages: 200
Language: English
Size: 56.8 MB

Recounts the development and uses of galleons, steamboats, clipper ships, ironclads, aircraft carriers, nuclear powered warships, and modern liners.

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 An Encyclopedia of World History; Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged
An Encyclopedia of World History; Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged
An Encyclopedia of World History; Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged
Houghton Mifflin
Author: Peter N. Stearns
2000
Pages: 1243
Format: CHM
Size: 14 mb
Language: English

The history of this encyclopedia is one of the most interesting in American (and German) publishing, with a lineage going back well over a century. My colleagues and I, as editors of this new edition, have been conscious of our responsibility in dealing with probably the most revered reference work in our discipline. I myself knew and used what we called the “Langer encyclopedia,” after its distinguished editor, William L. Langer, throughout my professional education and career. My copy was a gift from my father, and all the more cherished as a result.
The present edition takes up the encyclopedia's heritage with that combination of change and continuity that any historian will recognize as a standard of human endeavor. We have kept the style of most references, as well as many specific entries from what was a marvelous compendium. We have retained the emphasis on periodization as an organizing device for the historian's craft. But in seeking to match the earlier editors' commitment to thoroughness and to an up-to-date rendition of history as a discipline, we have also made significant changes. Two of these warrant brief comment by way of orientation, and two others deserve more complete explanation.

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 Daily Life in the Mongol Empire
Daily Life in the Mongol Empire
Daily Life in the Mongol Empire
Author: George Lane
Greenwood
2006
Pages: 340
Language: English
Format: pdf
Size: 33.8 Mb

The Mongol Empire comes to life in this vivid account of the lives of ordinary people who lived under the rule of Ghengis Khan. The book allows the reader to enjoy traditional Mongol folktales and experience life in a yurt, the tent in which the nomadic Mongols lived. It explains why the Mongols had a reputation for being savage barbarians by describing their fur-lined clothes and their heavy, meat- and alcohol-based diet. It supplies first-hand accounts of fighting in Ghengis Khan's decimalized army, and explores the various tasks that were left up to the women, such as loading and unloading the wagons when traveling. Highschool students and undergraduates can compare and contrast religious beliefs and various laws of the Mongols with those of other cultures they are studying. From traditional medicinal treatments to the Great Yasa law system, readers young and old can enjoy this comprehensive, in-depth study of everyday living during the Mongol Empire.

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 The Merchant Navy
The Merchant Navy
: The Merchant Navy
Author : Richard Woodman
Shire Publications
: 2013
ISBN: 9780747812326
Pages: 70
Format : EPUB
Size : 11,5 MB
Language : English

This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but convoys battled on to save Britain from starving to death. We see what life was like at sea for merchant seamen and get a first-hand glimpse of them at work.

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 Your Country Needs You: The Secret History of the Propaganda Poster
Your Country Needs You: The Secret History of the Propaganda Poster
Author: James Taylor
Your Country Needs You: The Secret History of the Propaganda Poster
Saraband
ISBN: 1887354972
2013
Format: EPUB
Size: 20,2 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 156
The iconic image by Alfred Leete of Lord Kitchener with outstretched hand and finger, exhorting you to 'do your bit', is a design classic and has been repeatedly imitated worldwide. In the run-up to the World War anniversary, Your Country Needs YOU celebrates the magnificent artwork of Leete and his fellow designers, and explores their legacy. Featuring colour reproductions of propaganda posters and drawing on fresh analysis of the archives, this book challenges received historical wisdom about these hugely popular and enduring images, and reveals a surprising new history that is no less than groundbreaking.

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 Distant Ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the Construction of the Baghdad Railway
Distant Ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the Construction of the Baghdad Railway
Author: Jonathan S. McMurray
Distant Ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the Construction of the Baghdad Railway
Praeger
ISBN: 0275970639
2001
Format: PDF
Size: 9,4 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 168
As the first study to document the Baghdad Railway construction, rather than the rhetoric surrounding it, this work challenges nearly a century of scholarship on German imperialism and Ottoman decline--scholarship that has too often hinged on the alleged Great Power victimization of the Ottoman Empire. McMurray unearths a fascinating, intercultural dimension of the railway and provides a comprehensive, detailed account of the Ottoman contribution. His work denies the German character of the railway by showing it to be an exclusively Ottoman enterprise designed by German engineers, funded by international capital, and built by a veritable army of Ottoman subjects.

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 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, Vessels, and Other Water-Borne Craft
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, Vessels, and Other Water-Borne Craft
Author: Graham Blackburn
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships, Boats, Vessels, and Other Water-Borne Craft
Overlook Press
1978
Format: PDF
Pages: 456
Language: English
Size: 41.8 MB

This reference book is the most comprehensive volume on all varieties of seafaring vessels, from rafts to racing yachts and from sloops to skiffs. With over 750 alphabetically arranged entries, over 600 beautifully meticulous line-drawings, a 41-page nautical glossary, a bibliography and an index, this is the most impressive and the most complete guide to everything that floats. Written in Graham Blackburn's wonderfully idiosyncratic style and full of fascinating cross-references, this is the perfect gift for the nautical enthusiast and will also delight any reader with an interest in ships, boats and the sea.

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 Crossroads and Cultures, Combined Volume: A History of the World's Peoples
Crossroads and Cultures, Combined Volume: A History of the World's Peoples
Author: Bonnie G. Smith
Crossroads and Cultures, Combined Volume: A History of the World's Peoples
Bedford/St. Martin's
2012
Format: PDF
Size: 393 Mb
Pages: 1184
Language: English

Crossroads and Cultures: A History of the World's Peoples incorporates the best current cultural history into a fresh and original narrative that connects global patterns of development with life on the ground. As the title, “Crossroads,” suggests, this new synthesis highlights the places and times where people exchanged goods and commodities, shared innovations and ideas, waged war and spread disease, and in doing so joined their lives to the broad sweep of global history. Students benefit from a strong pedagogical design, abundant maps and images, and special features that heighten the narrative’s attention to the lives and voices of the world’s peoples.

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