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The Praetorian Guard

English | February 15, 2013 | ISBN: 1602586497 | 246 Pages | EPUB | 1.07 MB No other special force in history has a mystique equal to that of ancient Rome’s thoroughbred protection and counter-insurgency squadron-the renowned Praetorian Guard. Originally conceived as a personal army for the emperor, the Guard …

Edison and the Rise of Innovation

English | 2013 | ISBN: 1402767366 | EPUB | 272 Pages | 273.9 mb Edison presents, in intimate detail, the man who helped engineer the modern world. One of history’s most prolific inventors, and perhaps America’s first celebrity, Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household …

Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weber

2008 | 228 Pages | ISBN: 0754672247 | PDF | 2 MB This book focuses on the important work of Karl Mannheim by demonstrating how his theoretical conception of a reflexive sociology took shape as a collaborative empirical research program. The authors show how contemporary work along these lines, whether …

Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

2007 | 232 Pages | ISBN: 0748619933 | PDF | 1 MB Farah Karim-Cooper examines women’s cosmetic practices and the staging of painted beauty in Shakespearean and Renaissance drama. The only in-depth study of cosmetic culture and its visual representation on the Renaissance stage, this volume details the ingredients, methods, …

Sinatra: The Life

English | ISBN: 0375713700 | 2006 | 624 Pages | EPUB, MOBI | 6 MB Packed with revelations, this is the first complete account of a career built on raw talent, sheer willpower-and criminal connections. Anthony Summers-bestselling author of Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe-and Robbyn Swan unveil stunning …

At Any Cost

English | ISBN: 0375705678 | | 480 Pages | EPUB, MOBI | 4 MB “O’Boyle has researched and written a monumental book that should be mandatory reading for all CEOs and anyone concerned with business ethics.” -The Philadelphia Inquirer “Superb . . . a spirited study of General Electric, and …

Aaron McDuffie Moore

English | May 25th, 2020 | ISBN: 1469655853 | 280 Pages | EPUB | 13.00 MB Aaron McDuffie Moore (1863-1923) was born in rural Columbus County in eastern North Carolina at the close of the Civil War. Defying the odds stacked against an African American of this era, he pursued …

The Witches: Salem, 1692

English | ISBN: 0316200603 | 2015 | 512 Pages | EPUB, MOBI | 3 MB The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister’s daughter began to scream …

Johnny Cash: The Life

English | ISBN: 0316194751 | 2013 | 688 Pages | EPUB, MOBI | 2 MB The national bestseller celebrated as “the ultimate Johnny Cash biography . . . Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep.” – Rolling Stone In this, the definitive biography of an American legend, Robert Hilburn conveys …

Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

English | ISBN: 0316159433 | 2004 | 464 Pages | EPUB | 549 KB Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine pilots sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down. Flyboys, a story of war and horror but also of friendship and honor, …

Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton

English | ISBN: 0316017434 | 2008 | 464 Pages | EPUB | 510 KB The truth about the most important woman in AmericaIn Her Way, two Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times investigative journalists deliver: Previously undisclosed details about the Clinton’s multi-decade plan for powerincluding 8 years in the White House …

Feel Like Going Home

English | ISBN: 0316332720 | | 272 Pages | EPUB | 9 MBThis vivid celebration of blues and early rock ‘n’ roll includes some of the first and most illuminating profiles of such blues masters as Muddy Waters, Skip James, and Howlin’ Wolf; excursions into the blues-based Memphis rock ‘n’ …

Jerry on Jerry

English | ISBN: 0316389595 | 2015 | 240 Pages | EPUB | 7 MBThese never-before-published interviews with Jerry Garcia reveal his thoughts on religion, politics, his past and personal life, and his creative process. Jerry on Jerry provides new insight into the beloved frontman of the Grateful Dead in time …

Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment

English | ISBN: 0691119279, 0691196400 | 696 Pages | EPUB | November 24, 2015 | 31 MBAn acclaimed biography of the Enlightenment’s greatest mathematicianThis is the first full-scale biography of Leonhard Euler (1707-83), one of the greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists of all time. In this comprehensive and authoritative account, …

Indestructible: One Man’s Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII

English | ISBN: 0316339407 | 2016 | 544 Pages | AZW3, EPUB | 3 MB In this remarkable WWII story by New York Times bestselling author John R. Bruning, a renegade American pilot fights against all odds to rescue his family-imprisoned by the Japanese-and revolutionizes modern warfare along the way. …