Category: Historical Study Educational Resources

  • Spain’s First Carlist War, 1833–40 by M. Lawrence

    By M. Lawrence

    Spain's First Carlist battle used to be an not going agent of modernity. It pitted city opposed to kingdom, subalterns opposed to elites, and Europe's Liberal powers opposed to Absolute Monarchies. This booklet strains the person, collective and foreign adventure of this clash, giving equivalent cognizance to conflict fronts and residential fronts.
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  • L'âme de la France : Une histoire de la nation des origines by Max Gallo

    By Max Gallo

    Qui connaît encore l'histoire de los angeles France ? On ne los angeles raconte plus et on ne l'enseigne que par lambeaux. On l'accable bien souvent, sans entendre sa voix. Max Gallo retisse cette trame millénaire qui a donné naissance à los angeles kingdom française. Il go well with les mouvements d'une giant fresque : des premiers hommes qui ont behavioré et peuplé de leurs songes les grottes du Périgord jusqu'à ce début de XXIe siècle. Il ne dissimule rien, ni l. a. gloire ni le désastre, ni le rayonnement des Lumières ni les rapines et les saccages des armées conquérantes. Mais son récit va au-delà du portrait des grands acteurs et du déroulement des événements. Il montre remark, génération après génération, depuis los angeles préhistoire jusqu'à nos jours, se sont constituées sur notre sol des manières d'être, de penser et de croire, d'éprouver, d'agir et de réagir, d'approuver et de se révolter, qui ont composé, touche après touche, l'âme de los angeles France. Celle-ci est au cœur de ce livre. Max Gallo éclaire, par l'histoire, nos comportements, nos faillites, nos redressements et, en racontant l. a. genèse de l'âme de l. a. France, il dévoile notre présent. On ne peut changer los angeles France qu'en ne trahissant pas son âme. Selon Renan, "tous les siècles d'une country sont les feuillets d'un même livre". Ce livre, Max Gallo l'a écrit.
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  • Blasphemers & Blackguards: The Irish Hellfire Clubs by David Ryan

    By David Ryan

    Prostitutes, pimps, cutpurses, murderers, and bawdy houses...What have been the hellfire golf equipment of 18th-century eire? have been they honestly elite teams who engaged in obscene orgies, satan worship, and the ritual homicide of servants? those questions have intrigued nearly each person who has visited the meant hellfire membership assembly position within the Dublin Mountains, or heard the lurid tales which are linked to it. slicing via this veil of fantasy and legend, Blasphemers & Blackguards: The Irish Hellfire golf equipment finds the reality approximately those mysterious societies. The ebook uncovers extraordinary new information regarding the outrageous actions of those golf equipment - provocative blasphemy, taboo sexual actions, atrocities (most shockingly, the ritualistic homicide of a servant), and the golf equipment' behavior of toasting the satan. *** "...this is a well-researched booklet that demanding situations a number of the renowned misconceptions approximately Irish hellfire golf equipment. Ryan has no longer been content material to easily reproduce the mythologies of this tradition for a basic viewers, yet has delved deep into the records to provide a readable and convincing account on a topic of putting up with well known curiosity. - H-Net experiences within the Humanities & Social Sciences, September 2013 *** "Ryan grants the truth of early eighteenth-century Dublin, a urban that was once 'more a relic of the medieval period than a harbinger of modernity: chaotically deliberate, socially risky and poorly policed.' Readers will see a few similarities among the hellfire golf equipment and a few of modern-day filthy rich, organized-crime syndicates. (However, modern day legal cartels have monetary objectives, while the hellfire golf equipment' goals have been cruelty and mayhem for the joys of it all.) - The Celtic Connection, March 2014˜
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  • The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgencies by Ludwig W. Adamec

    By Ludwig W. Adamec

    Since its beginning in 1747, Afghanistan has visible likely unlimited wars waged by way of the critical executive to consolidate its keep watch over over the rustic in addition to rampant tribal war. there were 3 Anglo-Afghan Wars (1839-42, 1878-79 and 1919); a Russian-backed Marxist govt in Kabul battled a coalition of tribal armies, which used to be quickly through the Taliban takeover. Now, in the middle of a struggle opposed to terrorism, the USA is backing one other imperative govt in one more sporadic struggle.

    All the knowledge at the moment on hand at the never-ending chain of wars stretching over and a part centuries is traced in The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgencies. It comprises the yankee involvement in Afghanistan on account that October 2001 in addition to person campaigns, together with strategies and logistics of skirmishes, the guns used, and biographical entries at the major leaders all for the battles. huge research of regional...

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  • The War of 1812 by David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler

    By David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler

    Entangled within the Napoleonic conflicts at the ecu continent, the explanations for scuffling with the conflict of 1812 are faraway from transparent. as soon as the clash acquired underway, either the U.S. and nice Britain waged it in nice confusion and at last concluded it inconclusively. in the meantime, the conflict deeply divided American sentiment, almost certainly greater than did the other conflict, together with Vietnam. With an summary essay delivering ancient history, seven essays on particular subject matters concerning the battle, biographies of the key avid gamers, ten vital basic files, and a timeline, this publication will function an creation to those occasions, either to supply a transparent figuring out of them and to provide the scholar with significant old interpretations of the war's motives, development, and results.
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  • Royalist War Effort 1642-1646: Second Edition by Ronald Hutton

    By Ronald Hutton

    The English Civil warfare is still the main lengthy and worrying instance of inner violence within the historical past of the country. The Royalist conflict attempt, 1642-1646 shows the building up to the outbreak of the struggle, detailing how the conflict used to be fought, and the way, eventually, it was received and misplaced. In his new advent to this moment version, Ronald Hutton locations his vibrant account of the Royalist warfare attempt into smooth old context, bringing the reader updated with contemporary advancements within the research of the English civil battle. He analyses the impacts which affected his personal interpretation of occasions, making sure that The Royalist struggle attempt, 1642-1646 is still the main informative and compelling account of the Royalist event within the English civil battle.
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  • World History (Eyewitness Companions) by Philip Parker

    By Philip Parker

    This name deals greater than 10,000 years of heritage within the palm of your hand. From the early beginnings of human civilization in prehistoric instances, to the 1st manned area flight and past, detect all in regards to the issues that experience inspired our prior and formed our global this day. you will meet nice rulers and politicians, philosophers and revolutionaries who've replaced global heritage. go back and forth to robust civilisations to discover the growth of humanity. stick to earth-shattering wars and revolutions, significant achievements within the fields of technological know-how and expertise and milestones within the arts. Plus, have a look at the typical threads operating during the world's various and geographically far-off cultures, in addition to their many alterations.
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