History
azw3, epub |eng | 2003-09-30 | Author:Ellsberg, Daniel [Ellsberg, Daniel]

John T. McNaughton, assistant secretary of defense, international security affairs, and my boss at the Pentagon. An evening at Ed Lansdale’s house in Saigon. Left to right: Lansdale, Ambassador Henry ...
( Category: Military January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-21 | Author:Dan Jones [Dan Jones]

Sand crunched underfoot on London Bridge as Elizabeth Woodville crossed the river Thames and entered England’s capital to be crowned a queen. During the previous winter the bridge had been ...
( Category: Europe January 21,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2010-07-01 | Author:Michael Oren

Damascus and Jerusalem The Syrian shelling of Israel’s northern settlements, unabated since the previous day, went largely unanswered. Residents of those settlements, comprising the country’s largest lobbying group, continued to ...
( Category: Middle East January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-25 | Author:Michael Wood

A PREHISTORIC ARMS RACE? What was the relation between Mycenae and the other palaces? Historians have been perplexed by the presence of several great fortresses in the same area, as ...
( Category: Middle East January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-21 | Author:Alain Peyrefitte [Peyrefitte, Alain]

This was not so much a report as a mirror held up to the emperor’s face, and Qianlong clearly enjoyed looking at himself in it. Two other memoranda were sent ...
( Category: Politics & Government January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-01-01 | Author:Mark Shaw

* * * 14 Research by this author has uncovered no evidence in any investigation or publication indicating that Jack Ruby ever lived in San Francisco, or that he had ...
( Category: Social Sciences January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-19 | Author:Chris Skidmore

For the safety and defence of our kingdom of England against the malice of rebels and our foreign enemies who intend to attack various parts of our said kingdom near ...
( Category: Historical January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-21 | Author:Nicola Tallis [Tallis, Nicola]

CHAPTER 14 My Sorrowful Wife THE EARL OF Leicester’s primary residences were Leicester House, Wanstead and Kenilworth, and it was at the former two that Lettice spent the majority of ...
( Category: Europe January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-12 | Author:Richard Dutton

Musicians The King’s Revels list of charges of the house includes “music,” while (as we shall see) in the 1624 list of “necessary attendants” to the King’s Men musicians are ...
( Category: Arts & Photography January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-12 | Author:Leslie Carroll

PHILIPPE OF FRANCE, DUC d’ORLÉANS AND HENRIETTE-ANNE OF ENGLAND MARRIED: 1661–1670 AND ELISABETH CHARLOTTE von der PFALZ, PRINCESS PALATINE MARRIED: 1671–1701 Everyone loved “Minette,” except her own husband. What a ...
( Category: Europe January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-01-21 | Author:Robert A. Kaster

Figure 11. Pillars at the Appia’s end, Brindisi (left) and Lecce (right) The towns and cities that the roads originally fostered mostly remain, in one form or another, but the ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-19 | Author:Christopher Allmand

1 M. Harvey, Solutions to the Schism. A study of some English attitudes, 1378 to 1409 (Sankt Ottilien, 1983), p. 196. 2 Cited by E.F. Jacob, Essays in the conciliar ...
( Category: Historical January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-26 | Author:Thomas Merton

Letter 47 September 15, 1963 Dear Father Louis: I received your letter of August 1st with the copy of the latter for Cintio [Vitier], which I sent to him. He ...
( Category: Churches & Church Leadership January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-18 | Author:Max I. Dimont

THE DIASPORA AND THE WORLD If Spengler is right in his prediction of the death of Western civilization within a century or so, what will happen to the Diaspora Jews ...
( Category: Judaism January 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-21 | Author:Dervla Murphy [Dervla Murphy]

The convergence in my life of the Chetniks and Ostrog Monastery was both unsurprising and confusing. Unsurprising because Chetniks tend to be devout Orthodox Christians, odd as that may seem ...
( Category: Travelers & Explorers January 21,2018 )