The ultimate empire, a power that spanned continents and cultures... the story of the Roman Empire is the ultimate tale of glory and the risks of absolute power.
Walk hand in hand with the citizens of Rome and learn about the way of life in this diverse and complex culture. Travel with Roman Emperors as they expand their reach into the East and Africa. And finally, enjoy all the perils and mysteries of one of the richest cultures to ever grace the earth.
The third and final part in the historical trilogy of Ancient Rome, The Rise ...
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University Press returns with another short and captivating portrait of one of history's most compelling figures, Alexander Hamilton.
Alexander Hamilton was an orphan from a remote island in the Caribbean. Yet he went on to become one of the elite Founding Fathers of the United States, and, as America's first Treasury Secretary, the founder of the nation's financial system.
A man of honor, conviction, and genius, Alexander was still not immune to scandal and conflict. His extra-marital affair deeply hurt his beloved wife and ...
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2 Hinduism books in 1:
• Hinduism: Adopting Hinduism as a Way of Life
• Hinduism: Hinduism for Beginners - The Ultimate Guide to Hindu Gods, Hindu Beliefs, Hindu Rituals and Hindu Religion
Book 1: Learn How To Adopt Hinduism as a Way of Life
Hinduism is the oldest and the third largest religion by population. There are more than a billion Hindus in India, Nepal, Indonesia (Bali), Mauritius, Canada, New Zealand, Kenya, and elsewhere in the world who practice the faith. However, many scholars and practitioners believe that ...
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In about 1450 AD, an exceedingly prosperous generation of Native Americans, known then as the Anasazi, vanished from their strongholds in the American Southwest--disappeared without so much as a trace. However, the Native Americans of the present day Navajo Nation dispute the theoretical findings of modern day archeologists and anthropologists.
In fact, the Navajos claim that a sovereign remnant of the Anasazi currently dwells among them! Based on actual accounts from Native American residents of the Navajo Nation, award-winning ...
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EXPLORE THE EASTERN ORIGINS OF THE SUN GOD PAIAWON APOLLO AND TRACE THE DEITIES JOURNEY TO THE WEST VIA SYRIA, ANATOLIA AND THE GREEK ISLANDS.
KNOWN BY VARIED NAMES IN HURRIAN LANDS HE WAS APLU THE SUN GOD AND UNDERWORLD DEITY FROM URKESH. IN UGARIT AND SYRIA HE WAS RESHEP LORD OF THE ARROW AN ARCHER DEITY AND GOD OF THE PLAGUE.
IN ANATOLIA HE WAS APALIUNAS WITH CULT CENTERS AT WILUSA [TROY]
ON DELOS HE USURPED AND REPLACED THE ORIGINAL DEITY ON THE SACRED ISLAND. UPON CRETE HE WAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MASTER OF ANIMALS A YOUTHFUL ...
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If you want to discover the captivating history of ancient Mediterranean civilizations, then keep reading...
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Five captivating manuscripts in one book:
• Carthage: A Captivating Guide to the Carthaginian Empire and Its Conflicts with the Ancient Greek City-States and the Roman Republic in the Sicilian Wars and Punic Wars
• Minoans: A Captivating Guide to an Essential Bronze Age Society in Ancient Greece Called the Minoan Civilization
• The Phoenicians: A Captivating Guide to the History of ...
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"The effects of the railways on society are too universal and long-lasting to be compressed within a single volume. Like some many-headed Hindu god they contain life and death, creation and destruction, squalor and magnificence. All I can do is to sketch some of the more interesting aspects, to provide my readers with food for thought, to enable them to look more closely, not so much at the railways they use, as at the townscape and landscape around them, and to detect their still all-pervasive influence."
Written alongside a BBC2 ...
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The different ethnic and religious groups of the Middle East seem to be constantly at war.
But how did such artificial states come into existence in the first place?
The real story of how the modern Middle East was created has long since been lost in myth and counter-myth.
At the heart of the problem is the common misunderstanding that the Sykes-Picot Agreement is the source of today's troubles. This notorious agreement, made in May 1916 between British expert Sir Mark Sykes and his French counterpart, M. Georges-Picot, carved ...
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Iraq, 2003. Three women sit down to tea in the war-torn country.
When Lynne O'Donnell met Pauline and Margaret in Iraq she could never have guessed the wealth of stories she'd discover. Over tea the two women tell Lynne of their lives in the country: each having married Iraqi men had then relocated from England more than thirty years before.
Far more than simply a story of a new life elsewhere, High Tea in Mosul describes how daily life slowly turned into a fight for survival. As war and political tensions slowly tore the country ...
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Charles Farran runs his own import export business based in India after being honourably discharged from the Royal Marines.
Otto Meyer is in hiding following accusations of criminal activities during WWII.
John Craddock and Bart Lanson are on the hunt for Meyer and willing to pay to find their target.
Farran, Craddock and Lanson team up, for their own personal gains, in search of Meyer and soon realise they aren't the only people in pursuit...
The Czechs are following them to track down Meyer for his expertise in weaponry, and ...
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Featuring an introduction from The Spectator editor and Telegraph columnist Fraser Nelson, and edited by Toby Young and Constance Watson...
And including such prominent contributors as Enoch Powell and Tony Benn.
Just Say No: The Spectator On The 1975 Referendum is a fascinating collection of material from The Spectator magazine during the tense lead up to the last vote on Europe.
It was the first referendum ever to be held throughout the entire United Kingdom - and a passionately fought contest on both sides. The Spectator was ...
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If you're looking for a captivating collection of Maya Myths then keep reading...
From the fantastic exploits of the Hero Twins, to the stories of how the world came to be, to folktales about people, animals, and supernatural beings, Maya myth presents us with a fascinating variety of characters, plots, and imagery. All of these tales, whether from an ancient or more modern source, show us the great richness and beauty of Maya literature.
Maya Mythology: Captivating Maya Myths of Gods, Goddesses and Legendary Creatures invites you ...
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If you're looking for a collection of Chinese myths that speaks to all ages and want to get insights into the Chinese culture without reading a college textbook, then keep reading...
Most Americans know about Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythology. But folk stories from ancient China give different viewpoints and a deeper understanding of society's roots.
It can be challenging for Americans to find a comprehensive collection of Chinese myths considering that there are several versions and translations available.
How many of these ...
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A Captivating Collection of the Most Popular Egyptian Myths
It can be challenging to find a comprehensive and engaging collection of Egyptian myths considering the number of versions and translations available. However, look no further as you have found a captivating book that includes many of the most popular Egyptian myths in an easy-to-read format.
This book is divided into four parts. The first, titled "Cosmological Narratives," contains myths concerning the creation of the world and how the ancient Egyptians understood the ...
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A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Ancient Greek Religion with Its Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals
The ancient Greeks were explorers in many ways. They traveled to new places, creating colonies in strange lands far from their original homes. They were survivors. They were honorable thieves. They used their cunning to explore the frontiers of philosophy and they wrested from the chaos of the surrounding wilderness the building blocks of civilization.
Though the Greeks were late to the game of writing, what they wrote ...
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You are on the verge of an adventure unlike anything you've ever experienced
This book provides a unique perspective on world history that you will not find elsewhere. Some of what is written here fly in the face of convention. The reason is quite simple: We don't know everything there is to know about our past. Some of the evidence may remain missing forever. It may have been destroyed long ago. All too often the conquering society rewrote the history concerning those they conquered. New regimes erased the records of earlier rulers ...
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Discover the twists and turns of the most powerful religious institution in the World and how it has remained, even today amidst scandals and intrigues, the most influential religious powerhouse on Earth
The Catholic Church has hit some hard times recently. The scandal, ideological discord, and inner turmoil of the past few decades would have destroyed many organizations. Yet the Church is by no means in decline -- it's bigger than ever, and membership is on the rise. And following the election of Pope Francis in 2013, the papacy is ...
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Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five Mythologies
This book includes five captivating manuscripts:
• Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters
• Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals
• Norse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and Heroes
• Celtic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs
• Roman Mythology: A ...
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In this brief introduction to the subject of Egyptian Mythology the author has given a lot of thought to the context of the subject. This makes it an easy read. There is a useful Historical Timeline which allows the reader to follow the complexities of Egyptian history and locate the mythology within the development of the country.
Inside you will read about...
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Secret Societies fascinates, we want to know who they are why they exist. In this convenient box set, you will discover the World's most notorious secret societies.
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Volume 1: The Hidden History of the Knights Templar: The Church's Oldest Conspiracy
Full of incredible turns of events including secrets, deceits, lies and betrayals, the history of the Knights Templar from their triumphant conquests to their abrupt fall still fascinates. Find out the hidden history of the Knights Templar that lead ...
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Discover the revolutionary life of Fidel Castro in less than an hour...
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When Fidel Castro died on November 25, 2016, it seemed as if much of the world didn't quite know what to make of the revolutionary leader. The images of loyal Cubans in Havana openly crying in the streets stood in stark contrast to the Cuban exiles and their descendants just 90 miles away in Miami, Florida. While Cuban citizens were mourning, Cuban Americans were celebrating; they were laughing, dancing, and drinking to celebrate Castro's ...
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