Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance

By Carla Kaplan

Celebrated pupil Carla Kaplan’s cultural biography, Miss Anne in Harlem: The White girls of the Black Renaissance, specializes in white ladies, jointly known as “Miss Anne,” who grew to become Harlem Renaissance insiders.
The Nineteen Twenties in ny urban was once a time of freedom, experimentation, and passion—with Harlem on the epicenter. White males may well move uptown to work out jazz and smooth dance, yet ladies who embraced black tradition too enthusiastically should be ostracized.
Miss Anne in Harlem makes a speciality of six of the novel, free-thinking girls, a few from big apple excessive society, many Jewish, who crossed race strains and defied social conventions to turn into part of the tradition and heartbeat of Harlem.
Ethnic and gender reviews professor Carla Kaplan brings the interracial background of the Harlem Renaissance to lifestyles with bright prose, wide examine, and interval photographs.

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Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History (The Changed History Series)

By Brianna DuMont

Fakes, frauds, and phonies. seems like a booklet packed with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? good, it’s no longer. a few of the greatest names in historical past are available among those pages—and the sunshine isn’t flattering. (We’re taking a look at you, George “I must never inform a lie” Washington.) Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who replaced History is the 1st publication in a brand new nonfiction heart grade sequence that might discover the underbelly of historical past, making you query every little thing you concept you knew approximately history’s best. keep on with the faux lives of those twelve history-changers to discover the fabrications of the recognized, and the should-be-famous!

Famous “Phonies”:
Confucius • George Washington • Pythagoras • Hiawatha • Gilgamesh • significant William Martin • William Shakespeare • Pope Joan • Homer • Prester John • Huangdi • The Turk

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Tiberius the Politician (Roman Imperial Biographies)

By Barbara Levick

Tiberius has continuously been probably the most enigmatic of the Roman emperors. while, his profession is uniquely vital for the certainty of the Empire's improvement at the foundations laid by means of Augustus.
Barbara Levick deals a complete and fascinating portrait of the lifestyles and occasions of Tiberius, together with an exploration of his ancestry and his schooling, an research of his provincial and international coverage and an exam of his debauched ultimate years and his posthumous reputation.
This new version of Tiberius the Politician features a new preface and a revised bibliography.

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The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I

By Josephine Ross

“Splendid stuff, ‘history with attitude.’ Written with power and aplomb.”
 —The Times (London)

The colourful, frequently tempestuous courtships of Queen Elizabeth I of britain (the “virgin Queen”) are delivered to breathtaking lifestyles in The males Who will be King, an exciting, completely attention-grabbing renowned heritage by way of Josephine Ross. The hugely revered writer of The iciness Queen and The Tudors, Ross captures all of the splendors of the royal courtroom, and all of the scrumptious intrigues surrounding the romances of the strong daughter of King Henry VIII in the course of her wonderful reign. The males Who will be King is lively British background, beautiful and eminently readable, that might both satisfaction lovers of old nonfiction, Tudor aficionados, and somebody who loves the bestselling novels of Philippa Gregory.

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Flights of No Return: Aviation History's Most Infamous One-Way Tickets to Immortality

By Steven A. Ruffin

Discover the mysterious, debatable, and infrequently downright eerie heritage of flights that did not finish as planned.

The heritage of aviation is stuffed with debts of history's so much surprising flights. yet what concerning the ones from which somebody didn't return?

- A celebrated millionaire--who additionally occurred to be the world's most suitable aviator--lifted off in a small aircraft one transparent morning in 2007 and disappeared.

- The glamorous son of a cherished fallen president took off on a hazy summer season evening in 1999 and plunged himself and others into the Atlantic Ocean.

- A US army blimp landed one Sunday morning in 1942 in the midst of a urban highway in California with out one aboard.

Some of those "non-returns" happened as a result of blunders in judgment; others have been intentional, and a few resulted from explanations nonetheless unknown. Get the total, meticulous account of the interesting humans desirous about those flights, the error they made, and the ways that their "flight of no go back" affected the area. Pilot and aviation author Steven A. Ruffin covers the complete 230-year span of manned flight in every kind of plane via warfare and peace. Balloons, blimps, biplanes, jets, and spaceships have all suffered mishaps over the years.

Don't pass over the secret, event, intrigue, and a sprinkling of the supernatural and extraterrestrial in Flights of No Return.

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Breve historia de España II: El camino hacia la modernidad

El relato de los tres últimos siglos en l. a. historia de España: el vertiginoso proceso de los angeles elaboración de un estado que aún hoy no está exento de debate y polémica. los angeles historia de España desde el S. XVIII a los angeles actualidad es un relato vertiginoso que el autor sabe hacernos llegar con toda l. a. tensión de estos tres últimos siglos. El objetivo de Luis E. Íñigo es mostrarnos que l. a. historia de España es un intento continuamente frustrado de conseguir un estado unido y cohesionado, intento que en l. a. actualidad se hace más patente por los problemas con las autonomías.

El espectro que recorre el autor en este audio libro nos llevará desde los angeles subida al trono de Felipe V, el primero de los Borbones que fue rey de España, hasta l. a. actualidad. Nos presentará, con un estilo que refleja perfectamente l. a. turbulenta historia de estos siglos: l. a. Ilustración española con las tesis de Floridablanca, Campoamor y Esquilache; el S.XIX con el reinado de Isabel II, los angeles Constitución de 1812, los angeles Restauración; y el S. XX con l. a. Dictadura de Primo de Rivera, los angeles Segunda república, l. a. Guerra Civil, los angeles Dictadura de Franco, l. a. Transición, los gobiernos de González y Aznar, y los atentados del 11-M. Un audio libro que nos hará recorrer tres siglos de los angeles historia Española del que pueden disfrutar tanto expertos como legos y que, además, nos narra el inicio de los procesos históricos que han hecho que nuestro país sea tan plural y complejo como es en l. a. actualidad.

Please observe: This audiobook is in Spanish.

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Alcuin: Achievement and Reputation (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance)

By Donald A Bullough

During this significant highbrow biography of Alcuin (d. 804), the main in demand Anglo-Saxon student on the courtroom of Charlemagne, Donald Bullough deploys a lifetime's services within the learn of early medieval manuscripts. targeting Alcuin's early years in Northumbria after which his time on the Carolingian court docket, Bullough reassesses the chronology of Alcuin's occupation and writings, assesses his use of patristic and insular writings, and explores the modern value of his huge output. on the middle of this publication lies a primary reassessment of the courting of Alcuin's letters: in so doing, it finds the styles of highbrow trade and textual group that characterized the 1st section of the Carolingian Renaissance. It therefore bargains a uniquely particular and nuanced exploration of the existence and ideas of the main influential early medieval pupil.

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Napoleon For Dummies

By J. David Markham

Explains his impression at the army, legislation, politics, and religion

Get the genuine tale of Napoleon Bonaparte

unsure what is precise approximately Napoleon? This easy-to-follow advisor will get earlier the stereotypes and introduces you to this amazing man's beginnings, accomplishments, and well-known romances. It lines Napoleon's upward thrust from Corsican army cadet to Emperor of the French, chronicles his army campaigns, explains the error that ended in his elimination from energy, and explores his lasting influence on Europe and the world.

* How Napoleon equipped -- and misplaced -- an empire
* The forces that inspired him
* Why he created the Napoleonic Code
* the interior tale on Josephine
* How he assisted in shaping modern day Europe

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The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents

By Ronald Kessler

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential applicants practice on level for the general public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are relatively like and what is going on backstage continues to be hidden. mystery provider brokers have a entrance row seat on their deepest lives and people in their other halves and children. 
Crammed with new, headline-making revelations, THE FIRST family members aspect: mystery provider brokers show the Hidden Lives of the Presidents via Ronald Kessler tells that eye-opening, uncensored story.
Since ebook of his New York Times bestselling book In the President’s mystery Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has persevered to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. mystery provider, breaking the tale that mystery provider brokers who have been to guard President Obama employed prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia and revealing that the key provider allowed a 3rd uninvited visitor to crash a White condo nation dinner.
Now Kessler provides a ways larger and extra consequential tales approximately our nation’s leaders and the organization sworn to guard them. Kessler widens his scope to incorporate presidential applicants, former presidents when they go away the White condo, and the presidents’ relationships to their first women and children.
From looking at vice chairman Joe Biden’s reckless habit that jeopardizes the country’s protection, to escorting invoice Clinton’s mistress at Chappaqua, to overhearing First woman Michelle Obama’s admonitions to the president, to witnessing President Nixon’s buddies deliver him a nude stripper, to seeing their very own company take hazards which may lead to an assassination, mystery provider brokers recognize a mystery international that Ronald Kessler exposes in breathtaking detail.
THE FIRST kinfolk DETAIL reveals:
·       Vice President Joe Biden usually orders the key provider to maintain his army aide with the nuclear soccer a mile at the back of his motorcade, in all likelihood leaving the rustic not able to retaliate within the occasion of a nuclear attack. 
·       Secret carrier brokers came upon that former president invoice Clinton has a blond mistress. inside mins of Hillary Clinton’s leaving, the woman—codenamed Energizer via agents—shows as much as be with invoice on a daily basis whereas the most likely destiny presidential candidate is away.
·       The mystery provider coated up the truth that President Ronald Reagan’s White apartment employees overruled the key carrier to allow unscreened spectators get on the subject of Reagan as he left the Washington Hilton, permitting him to be shot through John W. Hinckley Jr.
·       Secret provider brokers were dismayed to overhear Michelle Obama push her husband to be extra competitive in attacking Republicans and to aspect with blacks in racial controversies.
·       Secret carrier Director Mark Sullivan diverted brokers from preserving President Obama and his kin on the White apartment and ordered them in its place to guard his assistant at her domestic and illegally retrieve private files as a choose to her. 
·       Because Hillary Clinton is so nasty to brokers, being assigned to her protecting element is taken into account a kind of punishment and the worst project within the mystery Service. 
·       Secret carrier brokers have been ordered to disregard safety ideas and make allowance the SUV wearing actor Bradley Cooper to force unscreened right into a safe constrained sector whilst President Obama was once approximately to convey his speech on the White apartment Correspondents Dinner. 
·       Vice President Joe Biden spends thousands of taxpayer money flying to and from his domestic in Delaware on Air strength . His workplace attempted to hide up the prices of the private trips.
·       Because the key provider refused to supply sufficient magnetometers at his crusade occasions, Mitt Romney on a regular basis left himself open to assassination via giving speeches to unscreened crowds. 
·       Vice President Joe Biden swims nude on the vice president’s place of abode in Washington and at his domestic in Delaware, offending girl agents.  

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