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New Century Reference Library of the World's Most Important Knowledge Volume 3; Complete, Thorough, Practical (Paperback) Loot Price: R931
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New Century Reference Library of the World's Most Important Knowledge Volume 3; Complete, Thorough, Practical (Paperback)

Leonard Stuart

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...1903, $10,625,422; 1904, $9,413,074; 1905, $7,162,438; 1906, $5,257,739. This section of country is not far removed from the Arctic regions. For seven months of the year intense cold prevails, varied by furious snow storms which begin in September and occur at intervals till May. The ground is frozen most of the year. Klopsch, Louis, philanthropist, editor; originator of the "Red Letter Bible"; born in Germany in 1852. As proprietor of "The Christian Herald he has initiated and personally superintended some of the greatest international charities of modern times. His activity in that direction has embraced parts of the United States in seasons of distress, and Armenia, India, Cuba, Porto Rico, Norway, Russia, China and other regions. With the generous aid of readers of " The Christian Herald " he is now supporting and educating fifty-four hundred orphans in India. He was honored with an official appointment by President McKinley in 1898, and has been received in personal audience by the leading European monarchs. King Edward conferred on him the Kaisar-I-Hind medal in 1904. In 1905-06 he raised over $200,000 for famine relief in Japan and received from Pres. Roosevelt a cordial message of appreciation. Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb, a celebrated German poet; born at Quedlinburg in 1724; died in 1803. He studied theology at Jena, and while a private tutor commenced his sacred epic "The Messiah." The three first cantos of this grand and interesting work appeared in 1748, excited universal attention, and Klopstock received an invitation from the King of Denmark to go to Copenhagen in 1751, where he finished the epic. In 1771, political changes caused his return to Hamburg where he resided chiefly till his death. Knee Knights ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Leonard Stuart
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 382
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-16768-7
Barcode: 9781231167687
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-16768-8

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