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Air Battle of Malta: Aircraft Losses and Crash Sites, 1940 - 1942 ebook

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Air Battle of Malta: Aircraft Losses and Crash Sites, 1940 - 1942

by Anthony Rogers
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1784381888 | 241 Pages | PDF | 3.6 MB

In the Second World War, Malta was besieged for nearly two and a half years, during which time a decisive air war was waged between Britain, Italy and Germany.

This is part of that story, from the early days in June 1940, when only a few Gladiator biplanes were available to combat Italian bombers and f

Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland ebook

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Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland

by J. Blaine Hudson
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0786446854 | 216 Pages | PDF | 3.6 MB

Between 1783 and 1860, more than 100,000 enslaved African Americans escaped across the border between slave and free territory in search of freedom. Most of these escapes were unaided, but as the American anti-slavery movement became more militant after 1830, assisted escapes became more common. Help came fr

Divided Loyalties? Pushing the Boundaries of Gender and Lay Roles in the Catholic Church, 1534-1829 (Histories of the Sacred and Secular, 1700-2000)

English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 286 Pages | ISBN : 331973086X | 4.17 MB
This book explores changing gender and religious roles for Catholic men and women in the British Isles from Henry VIII's break with the Catholic Church in 1534 to full emancipation in 1829. Filled with richly detailed stories, such as the suppression of Mary Ward's Institute of English Ladies, it explores how Catho

Yosemite: The Complete Guide: Yosemite National Park (Color Travel Guide)

English | March 29th, 2018 | ASIN: B075TMWR5H, ISBN: 1940754291 | 304 Pages | EPUB | 16.74 MB

Yosemite National Park is the crown jewel of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. This gorgeous, full-color travel guidebook reveals the highlights and hidden gems of Yosemite - detailing everything you need to make the most of your time in the park. Fully updated for 2018!

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Contesting Cyberspace in China: Online Expression and Authoritarian Resilience

English | March 29th, 2018 | ASIN: B077XMW1V7, ISBN: 0231184751, 0231184743 | 338 Pages | EPUB | 3.39 MB

The Internet was supposed to be an antidote to authoritarianism. It can enable citizens to express themselves freely and organize outside state control. Yet while online activity has helped challenge authoritarian rule in some cases, other regimes have endured: no movement compara

Friendship among nations: History of a concept

2017 | ISBN-10: 1526116448 | 296 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

This is the first book-length study of the role that friendship plays in diplomacy and international politics. Through an examination of a vast amount of sources ranging from diplomatic letters and bilateral treaties, to poems and philosophical treatises, it analyses how friendship has been talked about and practised in pre-modern politica

Queenship in Medieval France, 1300-1500 (The New Middle Ages)

English | 31 Aug. 2016 | ISBN: 1137602732 | 242 Pages | PDF (True) | 4.21 MB

This book examines the power held by the French medieval queens during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and their larger roles within the kingdom at a time when women were excluded from succession to the throne. Well before Catherine and Marie de' Medici, the last medieval French queens played an essential ro