The Lake Regions of Central Africa

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ISBN: UOM:39015010959685
Release Date: 1860
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Author: Sir Richard Francis Burton
Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts

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Tropic Days

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ISBN: 1419191187
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Number of pages: 204
Author: E. J. Banfield
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

Download and read online Tropic Days in PDF and EPUB This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.


The Confessions of a Beachcomber

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ISBN: 1929516150
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Number of pages: 262
Author: E. J. Banfield
Publisher: Dixon-Price Publishing

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Chinese Literature

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ISBN: OCLC:914169218
Release Date: 2003
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Author: Confucius
Publisher:

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Life In The Clearings Versus The Bush

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ISBN: 9781443403634
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Number of pages: 344
Author: Susanna Moodie
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Life In The Clearings Versus The Bush in PDF and EPUB Written as a sequel to her groundbreaking memoir Roughing it in the Bush, Susanna Moodie’s Life in the Clearings Versus the Bush candidly explores the communities that developed along Lake Ontario in the 1850s. Based on her experiences of living in Belleville, Ontario, Moodie utilizes her sharp wit and observant eye to create a vivid imagining of society life in mid-nineteenth century Canada. Moving from Belleville to Niagara Falls, Life in the Clearings illustrated for Moodie’s native British reader the sophistication of life in the clearings, which was in direct opposition to the harsh experiences detailed in her previous narratives about living in the Canadian backwoods. HarperPerennialClassics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.


Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

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ISBN: 9781851093588
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 367
Author: John A. Wagner
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses in PDF and EPUB This authoritative A–Z encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses provides accurate and concise descriptions of the major battles and events and the principal historical figures and issues involved. * More than 275 entries and over 40 illustrations * A map of the Wars of the Roses battle sites * Guide to related topics, chronology, and genealogies * Table showing the involvement of the higher peerage in the Wars of the Roses * List of Popes and English church leaders in the 15th century * List of selected websites for 15th century topics


Jane Dolinger

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ISBN: 0230622089
Release Date: 2010-08-15
Number of pages: 288
Author: Lawrence Abbott
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Download and read online Jane Dolinger in PDF and EPUB For almost forty years, Jane Dolinger traveled the world and wrote about her adventures, from the Amazon jungle to the sands of the Sahara. She produced eight books and more than a thousand articles between 1955 and 1995, and she also earned a reputation as a glamorous celebrity and model. Jane Dolinger was an anomaly in her time, a dynamic and attractive woman with an impressive literary talent, a woman who lived and documented a most unconventional and inspirational life. Sometimes controversial but always outstanding, Jane was a pioneer among women and writers. Here for the first time, her life and work are studied in a thoroughly researched yet entertaining literary biography.


Why We Hate the Oil Companies

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ISBN: 0230106781
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: John Hofmeister
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Why We Hate the Oil Companies in PDF and EPUB As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry. Now, he's a man on a mission, the founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, crisscrossing the country in a grassroots campaign to change the way we look at energy in this country. While pundits proffer false new promises of green energy independence, or flatly deny the existence of a problem, Hofmeister offers an insider's view of what's behind the energy companies' posturing, and how politicians use energy misinformation, disinformation, and lack of information to get and stay elected. He tackles the energy controversy head-on, without regard for political correctness. He also provides a new framework for solving difficult problems, identifying solutions that will lead to a future of comfortable lifestyles, affordable and clean energy, environmental protection, and sustained economic competitiveness.


Gumbo Tales Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table

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ISBN: 9780393072068
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Number of pages: 304
Author: Sara Roahen
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Download and read online Gumbo Tales Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table in PDF and EPUB “Makes you want to spend a week—immediately—in New Orleans.” —Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, Wall Street Journal A cocktail is more than a segue to dinner when it’s a Sazerac, an anise-laced drink of rye whiskey and bitters indigenous to New Orleans. For Wisconsin native Sara Roahen, a Sazerac is also a fine accompaniment to raw oysters, a looking glass into the cocktail culture of her own family—and one more way to gain a foothold in her beloved adopted city. Roahen’s stories of personal discovery introduce readers to New Orleans’ well-known signatures—gumbo, po-boys, red beans and rice—and its lesser-known gems: the pho of its Vietnamese immigrants, the braciolone of its Sicilians, and the ya-ka-mein of its street culture. By eating and cooking her way through a place as unique and unexpected as its infamous turducken, Roahen finds a home. And then Katrina. With humor, poignancy, and hope, she conjures up a city that reveled in its food traditions before the storm—and in many ways has been saved by them since.


Inside WikiLeaks

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ISBN: 9781446449837
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Number of pages: 304
Author: Daniel Domscheit-Berg
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Inside WikiLeaks in PDF and EPUB Since its launch in 2006, WikiLeaks has rapidly grown into the most powerful and influential whistleblowing organisation ever. Its status as a repository and publisher of leaked sensitive and confidential governmental, corporate, organisational or religious documents while preserving the anonymity and untraceability of its contributors, and the statements and behaviour of its leader Julian Assange have made WikiLeaks both daily front page news and a topic of enormous controversy. In an eye-opening account, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who joined WikiLeaks in its early days and became its spokesman, reveals never-disclosed details about the inner workings of the organisation that has struck fear into governments and businesses worldwide and prompted the Pentagon to convene a 120-man investigative task force. He also provides a remarkably up-close portrait of Julian Assange himself. Under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt, Domscheit-Berg was the effective No. 2 at WikiLeaks and its most public face after Assange. In this book, he tells the backstories of leaks ranging from the Church of Scientology and the Afghanistan and Iraq War logs to Cablegate, and reveals the evolution, finances and inner tensions of the whistleblower organisation, beginning with his first meeting with Assange in December 2007. He also describes what led to his September 2010 withdrawal from WikiLeaks, including his disenchantment with its lack of transparency, its abandonment of political neutrality, and Assange's increasing concentration of power. What has been made public so far about WikiLeaks is only a small fraction of the truth. With his insider knowledge, Domscheit-Berg is uniquely able to tell the full story.


1634

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ISBN: 141652102X
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 728
Author: Eric Flint
Publisher:

Download and read online 1634 in PDF and EPUB The time-traveling Americans from the West Virginia town of Grantville find themselves caught in the middle of the Baltic War, with Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, launching a counterattack on the combined forces of France, Spain, England, and Denmark.


Another Day in the Empire

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ISBN: 189330275X
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 221
Author: Kurt Nimmo
Publisher: Dandelion Enterprises

Download and read online Another Day in the Empire in PDF and EPUB For the first time ever in a single volume, Dandelion Books presents a selection of journalist-photographer, Kurt Nimmo's highly acclaimed articles first published in Counterpunch www counterpunch.com. moved to action by the attorney general suggesting neighbors need to spy on each other ... You'd think normal everyday folks would look at their own kids and break out sobbing realizing what's happened to kids in Iraq. Is there Soma in the drinking water? But this isn't some Aldous Huxley novel, it's the real deal up in your face 24/7. the medium-sized town where I live to voice their opposition to the organized mass murder about to unfold, less than a hundred people show up. Other citizens drive past in their SUVs, honk their horns with 'God Bless America' bumper stickers attached. It's going to take more than God blessing us by the time Bush and his minions are finished. It's going to take a geochronological unit of karma to pay off this one. the mid-30s, when the people 'disappeared' and the neighbors said nothing because they were Good Germans and, 'besides, it only stands to reason if the Gestapo takes you away you must have done something to compromise our glorious national security.' be. By weaving meticulous documentation, a knowledge of the world beyond the official lies, and a practical humanity, his essays never fail to inform and astound. Among contemporary reporters, Nimmo is state-of-the-art. --John Kaminski, author of America's Autopsy Report Mexico called Kurt Nimmo. In the intervening years, he has burst onto the scene, emerging as one of the top political commentators in the United States. There is a select group of contemporary political commentators whose material is always an absolute must read for me--Chomsky and Cockburn, being two of the most prominent--and Nimmo is in this group. --Mark Hand, Editor, www pressaction.com


Slot Together Castle

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ISBN: 1409583872
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Number of pages: 61
Author: Simon Tudhope
Publisher:

Download and read online Slot Together Castle in PDF and EPUB Press out the robust cardboard walls and slot them together to create a replica medieval castle, complete with siege towers and a drawbridge. Comes with two model armies, a book about castles and game play ideas. A novel gift that will inspire creative play.