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Mecha - Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann Mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech Vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal... Mecha - Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann Mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech Vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 166. Chapters: Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, Heavy Gear, Zoids, Mechanoid, BattleTech, Megadeus, Tripod, List of Eureka Seven mecha, Evangelion, Lego Exo-Force, Armored Core: For Answer, Tech Romancer, Another Century's Episode 3: The Final, Mechagodzilla, VF-1 Valkyrie, Walker, Shogo: Mobile Armor Division, Megas XLR, Tachikoma, Gundam model, List of fictional mecha, E-frame, Another Century's Episode: R, Super Imaginative Chogokin, Big O, Armored Core 4, Soul of Chogokin, Another Century's Episode 2, Super Robot, Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness, WarTech: Senko no Ronde, Combat Assault Vehicle, Real Robot, Red Ronin, Chromehounds, WD-M01 Turn A Gundam, Another Century's Episode Portable, Reaper Miniatures, Armored Core 5, Armored Warriors, Super Robot Chogokin, Dinosaur War Izenborg, MechWarrior, Force Five, Cruise Chaser Blassty, Chicken walker. Excerpt: Knightmare Frames Naitomea Fur mu), or simply Knightmares, officially designated as the Humanoid Autonomous Armored Knight, are a form of mecha in the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. In the series, they were developed by the Holy Britannian Empire. Unveiled during the invasion of Japan, Knightmare Frames are almost exclusively used in place of the practically obsolete main battle tanks. The name "Knightmare Frame" is a play on the words knight, and nightmare. Knightmare Frames are all robots but often have a humanoid shape and are usually between four to six meters (about 13 to 20 feet) tall. In addition to the standard range of bipedal movement, Knightmare Frames are equipped with Landspinners, self-propelled roller skates attached to the ankles of the machines, which allow them to achieve high mobility and speeds on most terrain. Visual ...

Awacs Aircraft - Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76,... Awacs Aircraft - Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76, Avro Sha (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 46. Chapters: Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76, Avro Shackleton, List of AWACS aircraft operators, Boeing 737 AEW&C, Boeing E-767, Airborne Surveillance Platform, Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A, Embraer R-99, Beriev A-50, Tupolev Tu-126, Grumman E-1 Tracer, Yakovlev Yak-44, KJ-2000, Vought XS2U, Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program, Antonov An-71, Saab 340 AEW&C, KJ-1 AEWC. Excerpt: The Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star was a United States Navy and United States Air Force airborne early warning radar surveillance aircraft. A military version of the Lockheed Constellation, it was designed to serve as an airborne early warning system to supplement the Distant Early Warning Line, using two large radomes, a vertical dome above and a horizontal one below the fuselage. EC-121s were also used for intelligence gathering (SIGINT). It was introduced in 1954 and retired from service in 1978, although a single specially modified EW aircraft remained in service with the U.S. Navy until 1982. The US Navy versions when initially procured were designated WV-1 (PO-1W), WV-2, and WV-3. Warning Stars of the U.S. Air Force served during the Vietnam War as both electronic sensor monitors and as a forerunner to the Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS. U.S. Air Force aircrews adopted the civil nickname, "Connie" (diminutive of Constellation) as reference, while naval aircrews used the term "Willie Victor" based on a slang version of the phonetic alphabet and the naval version of the aircraft's pre-1962 designation of WV-1, WV-2 or WV-3. The second PO-1W prototype at NAS Barbers Point in 1952. The third production WV-2 in flight in 1954.Since 1943 the Lockheed Constellation had been in USAAF service as the C-69. The use of the Constellation by the US Navy for patrol and airborne early...

Mathematical Constructivism - Intuitionism, Constructivism, Ultrafinitism, Intuitionistic Logic, Heyting Algebra,... Mathematical Constructivism - Intuitionism, Constructivism, Ultrafinitism, Intuitionistic Logic, Heyting Algebra, Brouwer-Hilbert Controversy, Criti (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 39. Chapters: Intuitionism, Constructivism, Ultrafinitism, Intuitionistic logic, Heyting algebra, Brouwer-Hilbert controversy, Criticism of non-standard analysis, Modulus of continuity, Intuitionistic type theory, Constructive set theory, Brouwer-Heyting-Kolmogorov interpretation, Constructive analysis, Primitive recursive arithmetic, Constructive proof, Choice sequence, Markov's principle, Realizability, Church's thesis, Harrop formula, Apartness relation, Diaconescu's theorem, Inhabited set, Friedman translation, Indecomposability, Disjunction and existence properties, Pseudo-order, Axiom schema of predicative separation, Heyting arithmetic, Minimal logic, Modulus of convergence, Bar induction, Computable analysis, Computable model theory, Subcountability, Heyting field. Excerpt: In mathematics, a Heyting algebra, named after Arend Heyting, is a bounded lattice equipped with a binary operation a b of implication such that (a b) a b, and moreover a b is the greatest such in the sense that if c a b then c a b. From a logical standpoint, A B is by this definition the weakest proposition for which modus ponens, the inference rule A B, A B, is sound. Equivalently a Heyting algebra is a residuated lattice whose monoid operation a b is a b; yet another definition is as a posetal cartesian closed category with all finite sums. Like Boolean algebras, Heyting algebras form a variety axiomatizable with finitely many equations. As lattices, Heyting algebras can be shown to be distributive. Every Boolean algebra is a Heyting algebra when a b is defined as usual as -a b, as is every complete distributive lattice when a b is taken to be the supremum of the set of all c for which a c b. The open sets of a topological space form a complete distributive lattice and hence a Heyting algebra....

American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep... American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep Transmissions, Willys (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep transmissions, Willys, AM General, List of AMC engines, Industrias Kaiser Argentina, List of AMC Transmission Applications, Renix, Wheel Horse, Electrosport, Mobil Economy Run, Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Jeep-Eagle, Kelvinator, Brampton Assembly, Collier Motors, The Betsy, Hurst Performance, Kaiser Jeep, American Center, Energy Regeneration Brake, AMC Computerized Engine Control, Kenosha Engine, Altorfer Bros. Company, Weather Eye, American Bicycle Company, Nash-Kelvinator, Rambler, Leonard, Gormully & Jeffery. Excerpt: American Motors Corporation (AMC) was an American automobile company formed by the 1954 merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company. At the time, it was the largest corporate merger in U.S. history. George W. Mason was the architect of the merger to reap benefits from the strengths of the two firms to battle the much larger "Big Three" automakers (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler). Within a year George W. Romney took over, reorganized the company and focused the future of AMC on a new small car line. By the end of 1957 the original Nash and Hudson brands were completely phased out. The company struggled at first, but sales of the Rambler took off. Its cars were frequent winners in Mobil Economy Runs and Ramblers became America's third most popular car during the early 1960s. In the mid-1960s, under the leadership of Roy Abernethy, focused AMC on larger and more profitable car lines to move away from the Rambler's perceived "negative" compact car image. However, AMC's deteriorating financial and market position put Roy D. Chapin, Jr. in charge to revitalize the company. Prices and costs were cut while new and more "sporty" automobiles were introduced. AMC became known for thei...

National Symbols of the Central African Republic - African Elephant, Flag of the Central African Republic, La Renaissance... National Symbols of the Central African Republic - African Elephant, Flag of the Central African Republic, La Renaissance (Paperback)
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Chapters: African Elephant, Flag of the Central African Republic, La Renaissance, Coat of Arms of the Central African Republic. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: L. adaurora (Maglio 1970a) ssp. adaurora (Maglio 1970) ssp. kararae (Beden 1983) L. africana (Blumenbach, 1797)L. atlantica (Pomel, 1879) ssp. angammensis (Coppens, 1965) ssp. atlantica (Pomel, 1879) L. cyclotis (Matschie, 1900)L. exaptata (Dietrich 1941) African elephants are the species of elephants in the genus Loxodonta (Greek for 'oblique-sided tooth'), one of the two existing genera in Elephantidae. Although it is commonly believed that the genus was named by Georges Cuvier in 1825, Cuvier spelled it Loxodonte. An anonymous author romanized the spelling to Loxodonta and the ICZN recognizes this as the proper authority. Fossil Loxodonta have only been found in Africa, where they developed in the middle Pliocene. Both African elephant species are bigger than the Asian Elephant. Males stand 3.6 m (12 ft) tall at the shoulder and weigh 5,400 kg (12,000 lb), while females stand 3 m (9.8 ft) and weigh between 3,600 and 4,600 kg (7,900 and 10,000 lb). However, males can get as big as 6,800 kg (15,000 lb). A female African Bush Elephant in the Roger Williams Zoo, Providence, RIElephants have four molars; each weighs about 5 kg (11 lb) and measures about 30 cm (12 in) long. As the front pair wear down and drop out in pieces, the back pair shift forward and two new molars emerge in the back of the mouth. Elephants replace their teeth six times. At about 40 to 60 years of age the elephant no longer has teeth and will likely die of starvation, a common cause of death. Their tusks are teeth; the second set of incisors become the tusks. They are used for digging for roots and stripping the bark...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=141625

18th-Century Explorers - James Cook, Alexander MacKenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio... 18th-Century Explorers - James Cook, Alexander MacKenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio Alcala Galiano (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: James Cook, Alexander Mackenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio Alcala Galiano, Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra, Manuel Quimper, John Henry Cox, Juan Carrasco, George Dixon, Claude Charles Du Tisne, Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira, Salvador Fidalgo, Bruno de Heceta, Cayetano Valdes y Flores, Charles William Barkley, Ignacio de Arteaga y Bazan, Esteban Jose Martinez Fernandez y Martinez de la Sierra, Juan Jose Perez Hernandez, Jacinto Caamano, Evstratii Delarov, Jakob Roggeveen, Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt, Juan Crespi, Juan de Ayala, Jose Cardero, Francisco Antonio Mourelle, Domingo de Bonechea, Gonzalo Lopez de Haro, Christopher Dufrost de La Jemeraye, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Jose Joaquin Moraga, Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec, Ange Auguste Joseph de Laborde de Boutervilliers, John Bean, Francisco de Lacerda. Excerpt: Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November 1728 - 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and joined the Royal Navy in 1755. He saw action in the Seven Years' War, and subsequently surveyed and mapped much of the entrance to the Saint Lawrence River during the siege of Quebec. This helped bring Cook to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society. This notice came at a crucial moment both in his personal career and in the direction of British overseas exploration, and led to his commission in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of th...

Sierra Nevada - Sequoiadendron, Manzanar, Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, Long Valley Caldera, Mono Lake, Lake Tahoe,... Sierra Nevada - Sequoiadendron, Manzanar, Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, Long Valley Caldera, Mono Lake, Lake Tahoe, Bishop, Cal (Paperback)
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Chapters: Sequoiadendron, Manzanar, Ansel Adams, Yosemite National Park, Long Valley Caldera, Mono Lake, Lake Tahoe, Bishop, California, Mammoth Lakes, California, Mammoth Mountain, John Muir, Mono-Inyo Craters, Merced River, Bodie, California, Beaver in the Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada subalpine zone, Ecology of the Sierra Nevada, California Water Wars, Owens River, Mountain peaks of California, Sequoia National Park, Norman Clyde, Plains and Sierra Miwok, William Henry Jackson, Donner Pass, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Kaweah River, Owens Valley, Hume Lake, Theodore Solomons, List of books about the Sierra Nevada, Fallen Leaf Lake, List of first ascents in the Sierra Nevada, Sequoia National Forest, Yosemite West, California, John Bidwell, Kings Canyon National Park, Walker Pass, List of Sierra Nevada topics, Joseph LeConte, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad, Desolation Wilderness, Angora Lakes, Smoke Blanchard, Mount Whitney Trail, Nelder Grove, Devils Postpile National Monument, Clarence King, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Laws, California, Rubicon Trail, Truckee River, Eldorado National Forest, Joseph Nisbet LeConte, Granite Chief Wilderness, Kings River, Mount Williamson, Snowshoe Thompson, Lee Vining, California, John Muir Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, Dave McCoy, Ebbetts Pass, Francis P. Farquhar, Sonora Pass, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Sierra Nevada logging, South Sierra Wilderness, 1872 Lone Pine earthquake, Sierra High Route, Minarets, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Carl Sharsmith, Ansel Franklin Hall, Palisades, Big Pine Creek, James Mason Hutchings, Bucks Lake Wilderness, Dog Town, California, Panum Crater, Smartsville, California, Mount Ritter, Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep, Mount Abbot, Olancha Peak, Birch Mountain, Mount Ophir, California, Leavitt Peak, Dodge Ridge Ski Area, Mount Humphreys, Red Slate Mountain, Mount Morrison, Mount Tallac, Mount Tom, Sierran Arc, Carson Range, Banner Peak, Black Mountain Grove, Palisade Glaciers, Carson River, ...

Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam Practice Problems - 450 Practice Questions for the IC&RC ADC Exam (Paperback): Bova Books LLC Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam Practice Problems - 450 Practice Questions for the IC&RC ADC Exam (Paperback)
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Argentine Generals - Leopoldo Galtieri, Justo Jose de Urquiza, Jose de San Martin, Manuel Belgrano, Jorge Rafael Videla,... Argentine Generals - Leopoldo Galtieri, Justo Jose de Urquiza, Jose de San Martin, Manuel Belgrano, Jorge Rafael Videla, Reynaldo Bignone, (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: Leopoldo Galtieri, Justo Jose de Urquiza, Jose de San Martin, Manuel Belgrano, Jorge Rafael Videla, Reynaldo Bignone, Antonio Domingo Bussi, Jose Maria Paz, Carlos Maria de Alvear, Mario Menendez, Osvaldo Cacciatore, Julio Argentino Roca, Luciano Benjamin Menendez, Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, Guillermo Suarez Mason, Julio Alsogaray, Luis delle Piane, Ramon Camps, Francisco Javier de Viana, Juan Martin de Pueyrredon, Juan Jose Viamonte, Arturo Rawson, Edelmiro Julian Farrell, Pedro Pablo Ramirez, Manuel Savio, Jose Rondeau, Juan Pistarini, Martin Rodriguez, Jose Felix Uriburu, Ricardo Brinzoni, Martin Balza, Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean, Ernesto Horacio Crespo, Jorge Carcagno, Conrado Villegas. Excerpt: Manuel Jose Joaquin del Corazon de Jesus Belgrano (3 June 1770 - 20 June 1820), usually referred to as Manuel Belgrano, was an Argentine economist, lawyer, politician, and military leader. He took part in the Argentine Wars of Independence and created the Flag of Argentina. He is regarded as one of the main Libertadores of the country. Belgrano was born in Buenos Aires, the fourth child of the Italian businessman Domingo Belgrano y Peri and Josefa Casero. He came into contact with the ideas of the Age of Enlightenment while at university in Spain around the time of the French Revolution. Upon his return to the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, where he became a notable member of the criollo population of Buenos Aires, he tried to promote some of the new political and economic ideals, but found severe resistance from local peninsulars. This rejection led him to work towards a greater autonomy for his country from the Spanish colonial regime. At first, he unsuccessfully promoted the aspirations of Carlota Joaquina to become a regent ruler for the Viceroyalty during the period the Spanish King...

International Harvester Vehicles - International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International... International Harvester Vehicles - International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International Harvester Vehicles, Cub Cadet (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International Harvester vehicles, Cub Cadet, International 3800, International XT, International Durastar, International Harvester R-Series, International Harvester S-Series, International Harvester Travelall, Farmall Cub, International Transtar, International Harvester Metro Van, International 3300, International Harvester K and KB Series, M5 Tractor, International Harvester Loadstar, International 3000, International Harvester 1066, International Paystar, Farmall 1026, International Harvester L-Series, Newport Series COE, International Harvester Fleetstar, International ProStar. Excerpt: International Harvester Company (IHC or IH) was a United States agricultural machinery, construction equipment, vehicle, commercial truck, and household and commercial products manufacturer. In 1902, J.P. Morgan merged the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and Deering Harvester Company, along with three smaller agricultural equipment firms, to form International Harvester. International Harvester sold off its agricultural division in 1985 and renamed the company Navistar International Corporation in 1986. Case IH was formed when the agricultural division merged with J.I. Case. Cyrus Hall McCormick patented an early mechanical reaper The roots of International Harvester run to the 1830s, when Cyrus Hall McCormick, an inventor from Virginia, finalized his version of a horse-drawn reaper, which he field-demonstrated throughout 1831, and for which he received a patent in 1834. Together with his brother Leander J. McCormick (1819-1900), McCormick moved to Chicago in 1847 and started the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The McCormick reaper sold well, partially as a result of savvy and innovative business practices. Their products came onto the market...

German Units in Normandy - 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer... German Units in Normandy - 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer Division, 17th SS Pan (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer Division, 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division Gotz von Berlichingen, 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich, 9th Panzer Division, 9th SS Panzer Division Hohenstaufen, 503rd heavy tank battalion, II SS Panzer Corps, 352nd Infantry Division, 709th Static Infantry Division, 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg, SS Heavy Panzer Battalion 101, 716th Static Infantry Division, 5th Panzer Army, SS Heavy Panzer Battalion 102, 243rd Static Infantry Division, 91st Infantry Division, 94th Infantry Division, 916th Grenadier Regiment. Excerpt: The Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) was Adolf Hitler's personal Bodyguard. Initially the size of a regiment, the LSSAH eventually grew into a divisional-sized unit. ("Leibstandarte" derived partly from "Leibgarde" or "Life Guard" -- a somewhat archaic German expression for the personal bodyguard of a military leader and "Standarte" -- the SS/SA term for a regiment-sized unit). The LSSAH independently participated in combat during the Invasion of Poland. The LSSAH was amalgamated into the Waffen-SS together with the SS-VT and the combat units of the SS-TV prior to Operation Barbarossa in 1941. By the end of World War II it had been increased in size from a regiment to a Panzer division. The elite division was a component of the Waffen-SS which was found guilty of war crimes in the Nuremberg Trials. Members of the LSSAH participated in numerous atrocities and it is estimated that they murdered at least 5,000 prisoners of war in the period 1940-1945, mostly on the Eastern Front. In the earliest days of the NSDAP, leaders realized that bodyguard units composed of trustworthy and loyal men would be a wise development. Ernst Rohm formed a guard formation from the 19.Granatwerfer-Kompanie, and from this...

Chinese Tai Chi Chuan Practitioners - Cheng Man-Ch'ing, Yang Lu-Ch'an, Ed Young, Wang Zongyue, Wu Kung-I, Chen... Chinese Tai Chi Chuan Practitioners - Cheng Man-Ch'ing, Yang Lu-Ch'an, Ed Young, Wang Zongyue, Wu Kung-I, Chen Qingping, Wu Ch'uan-Yu, Sun Lu-T'Ang, YA (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Cheng Man-ch'ing, Yang Lu-ch'an, Ed Young, Wang Zongyue, Wu Kung-i, Chen Qingping, Wu Ch'uan-yu, Sun Lu-t'ang, Yang Zhenduo, Wu Chien-ch'uan, Yang Chengfu, Wu Ta-k'uei, Wong Jack Man, Johnny Ngan, Yang Pan-hou, Wu Kung-tsao, Yang Jun, Ma Yueh-liang, Li Jinglin, Wu Yu-hsiang, Tchoung Ta-chen, Wu Ying-hua, Liao Xiaoyi, Bow-sim Mark, Yang Shou-chung, Shi Mei Lin, Yang Chien-hou, Hao Wei-chen, Zhang Qinlin, Wu Ta-ch'i, Wu Yen-hsia, Fu Zhongwen, Wu Ta-hsin, Wu Chaoxiang, Chen Xiaowang, Huang Sheng Shyan, Chen Wangting, Jwing-Ming Yang, Tung Ying-chieh, Jiang Yu Kun, Wu Kuang-yu, Cheng Tin Hung, Yang Shao-hou, Ma Jiang Bao, Chen Changxing, Xu Xuanping, Chen Fake, Yang Yu-ting, Wang Pei-sheng, Wang Mao Zhai, Qichen Guo, Dong Huling, Chen Youben, Lu Shengli, Song Shuming. Excerpt: Cheng Man-ch'ing (simplified Chinese: traditional Chinese: pinyin: Zheng Manq ng) (July 29, 1902 - March 26, 1975) was born in Yongjia (present-day Wenzhou), Zhejiang Province (his birthday was on the 28th year of the Guangxu emperor's reign, 6th month, 25th day, which corresponds to July 29, 1902). He died March 26, 1975; his grave is near the city of Taipei. Cheng was trained in Chinese medicine, tai chi chuan, calligraphy, painting and poetry. Because of his skills in these five areas (among some of the traditional skills and pastimes of a Confucian scholar in traditional China) he was often referred to as the "Master of Five Excellences." Because he had been a college professor, his students called him "Professor Cheng." Cheng's father died when Cheng was very young. Around the age of nine, Cheng was struck on the head by a falling brick or roof tile, and was in a coma for a short while. He recuperated slowly, and was apprenticed to a well-known artist, Wang Xiangchan, in hopes that simple jobs like grinding ink would help his health....

Books Critical of Islam (Book Guide) - The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, the Satanic... Books Critical of Islam (Book Guide) - The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, the Satanic Verses, the River War, Th (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 38. Chapters: The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, The Satanic Verses, The River War, The End of Faith, Infidel, The Calcutta Quran Petition, Mahomet, Hindu Temples: What Happened to Them, The Trouble with Islam Today, Apology of al-Kindy, The Truth About Muhammad, The Quest for the Historical Muhammad, The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians Under Islam, Crossroads to Islam: The Origins of the Arab Religion and the Arab State, Londonistan: How Britain is Creating a Terror State Within, Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam, Alms for Jihad, The Story of Islamic Imperialism in India, The Decline of Eastern Christianity: From Jihad to Dhimmitude, Negationism in India: Concealing the Record of Islam, Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide, The Origins of The Koran: Classic Essays on Islam's Holy Book, Now They Call Me Infidel, Understanding Islam through Hadis, 23 Years, The Myth of Hitler's Pope, Journey into the Mind of an Islamic Terrorist, American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us, Inside Islam: A Guide for Catholics, Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out, Why I Am Not a Muslim, The Caged Virgin, The Legacy of Muslim Rule in India, Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood, Islam Unveiled, The Legacy of Jihad, Onward Muslim Soldiers, Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder, The Life and Religion of Mohammed, The West's Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations?, Rage Against the Veil, The Rage and the Pride, The Myth of Islamic Tolerance, The Force of Reason, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, Fatima and the Daughters of Muhammad, Cruel and Usual Punishment, The Savage Nation, Vita Mahumeti. Excerpt: The God Delusion is a 2006 bestselling non-fiction book by British biologist...

Republic of Venice - Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian... Republic of Venice - Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian Republic, Ven (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian Republic, Venetian Arsenal, St Mark's Campanile, Cruel Thursday of abundance, Bailo, Revolt of St. Titus, Venetian Ghetto, Relazione, Hvar Rebellion, Petrarch's library, Council of Ten, Vetrego, Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage, Coinage of the Republic of Venice, Pax Nicephori, List of diplomats from the United Kingdom to the Republic of Venice, Giorgio Ventura, Provveditore, Treaty of Venice, Scuole Grandi of Venice, Procurator of San Marco, Sequin, Palazzo Molina, Signoria of Venice, Grosso of Venice, Venetian lira, Devotion of Verona to Venice, Great Council of Venice, Felice Cornicola. Excerpt: The Veronese Easters (Italian - Pasque Veronesi) were a rebellion during the Italian campaign of 1797, in which inhabitants of Verona and the surrounding areas revolted against the French occupying forces under Antoine Balland, whilst Napoleon Bonaparte (the French supreme commander in the Italian campaign) was fighting in Austria. They are so-called due to association with the Sicilian Vespers. Incited by oppressive behaviour by the French (confiscating the assets of Verona's citizens and plotting to overthrow the city's local government), it began on the morning of 17 April 1797, the second day of Easter: the enraged population succeeded in defeating more than a thousand French soldiers in the first hour of fighting, forcing them to take refuge in the town's fortifications, which the mob then captured by force. The revolt ended on 25 April 1797 with the encirclement and capture of the town by 15,000 soldiers, who then forced it to pay a huge fine and hand over various assets, including artwork. The Pasque Veronesi were the most important episode in a vast anti-French and anti-Jacobin insurgency movement which arose...

16th-Century Explorers - Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Willem Barentsz, Francis Drake, Juan Ponce de Leon, Piri Reis, Thomas... 16th-Century Explorers - Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Willem Barentsz, Francis Drake, Juan Ponce de Leon, Piri Reis, Thomas Cavendish (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 122. Chapters: Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Willem Barentsz, Francis Drake, Juan Ponce de Leon, Piri Reis, Thomas Cavendish, Gaspar Corte-Real, Francisco Alvares, Diego de Nicuesa, Cornelis de Houtman, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Tristao da Cunha, Juan de Onate, Pedro Alvares Cabral, Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Fernao Mendes Pinto, Fernao Pires de Andrade, Christopher Newport, Sebald de Weert, Robert Dudley, Pero de Ataide, Vicente Sodre, Joao da Nova, Alvaro de Mendana de Neira, Francisco de Almeida, Fernao de Noronha, Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada, Diogo Fernandes Pereira, Jusepe Gutierrez, Antonio de Saldanha, Francisco Barreto, Alonso de Ojeda, Rafael Perestrello, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, Antonio de Espejo, Chamuscado and Rodriguez Expedition, Tome Pires, Diego Caballero, Sancho de Tovar, Cristovao de Mendonca, Duarte Barbosa, Pedro de Mendoza, James Rosier, Francisco Serrao, Umana and Leyba expedition, Pero da Covilha, Martin Ruiz de Gamboa, Alonso de Gongora Marmolejo, Ulrich Schmidl, Andrew Boorde, Richard Chancellor, John Mildenhall, Galeote Pereira, Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck, Pedro Marino de Lobera, Melchor Diaz, Jacob van Heemskerk, Juan Diaz de Solis, Antonio de Abreu, Bernardo de la Torre, Cristovao Jacques, Domingo Martinez de Irala, Esteban Gomez, Dirck Gerritsz Pomp, Jorge Alvares, Juan Fernandez Ladrillero, Joao de Castro, Nicolau Coelho, Nuno da Cunha, Goncalo Coelho, Blas Ruiz, Joao Alvares Fagundes, Cornelis Nay, Martim Afonso de Sousa, Bras Cubas, Francisco de Hoces, Richard Madox, Diogo Lopes de Sequeira, Miguel Corte-Real, Juan de Ayolas, Juan de Salcedo, Bartolome Ferrelo, Pedro Mascarenhas, Diogo Veloso, Lourenco Marques, Duarte Fernandes, Don Felipe de Caceres, Filipe de Brito e Nicote, Diogo Rodrigues, Francisco Ortiz de Vergara, Gonzalo de Mendoza, Jan Rijp, Lourenco de Almeida, S...

19th-Century Explorers - Jules Dumont D'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John... 19th-Century Explorers - Jules Dumont D'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Jules Dumont d'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin, Gustavus Cheyney Doane, Charles Wilkes, Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, Simon Fraser, William Healey Dall, Georg Carl Amdrup, Antonio da Silva Porto, Francois Peron, William Edward Parry, Edward Bransfield, Frederick Catherwood, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Robert McClure, George Back, James Weddell, James Clark Ross, Teoberto Maler, Hermenegildo Capelo, John Ross, Alexandrine Tinne, Thomas Simpson, Emin Pasha, Peter Warren Dease, F. A. Mitchell-Hedges, John Biscoe, Nathaniel P. Langford, Nathaniel Palmer, Frederick William Beechey, Hugh Clapperton, Otto von Kotzebue, Truman C. Everts, Roberto Ivens, Edward Herbert Thompson, John Richardson, Alfred Thomas Agate, Adam Laxman, Dixon Denham, Henry D. Washburn, Alexandre de Serpa Pinto, Thomas Gann, James McDougall, William Smith, Alfred Merz, Juan Maria Schuver, Walter Oudney, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Juan Galindo, Alexander Armstrong, James Forsyth, Joseph Judah Chorny, Alexander Keith Johnston, Panayotis Potagos, Hermann Eberhard, Abraham Bristow. Excerpt: Alessandro Malaspina (November 5, 1754 - April 9, 1810) was an Italian nobleman who spent most of his life as a Spanish naval officer and explorer. Under a Spanish royal commission, he undertook a voyage around the world from 1786 to 1788, then, from 1789 to 1794, a scientific expedition throughout the Pacific Ocean, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, crossing to Guam and the Philippines, and stopping in New Zealand, Australia, and Tonga. Malaspina was christened "Alessandro." He signed his letters in Spanish "Alexandro," which is usually modernized to "Alejandro" by Spanish scholars. Malaspina was born in Mulazzo, a small principality ru...

17th-Century Explorers - Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Abel Tasman, Evliya Celebi, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, John... 17th-Century Explorers - Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Abel Tasman, Evliya Celebi, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, John Smith, Jacob Le Maire (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 77. Chapters: Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Abel Tasman, Evliya Celebi, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, John Smith, Jacob Le Maire, Christopher Levett, Christopher Newport, Bento de Gois, Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Pieter Nuyts, Robert Dudley, John Rolfe, Pedro Fernandes de Queiros, Etienne Brule, Semyon Dezhnyov, Willem Janszoon, Bartholomew Gosnold, Jonas Poole, Joris Carolus, Nicholas Woodcock, Jens Munk, Adriaen Block, Robert Fotherby, Dirk Hartog, James Rosier, Jacques l'Hermite, Thomas Edge, Isaq Schrijver, Willem de Vlamingh, Pedro Teixeira, Maarten Gerritsz Vries, Reijnjer van Tzum, Thomas Marmaduke, Jean Nicolet, John Mildenhall, Willem Schouten, Hendrik Brouwer, Estevao Cacella, Fedot Alekseyev Popov, Antonio de Andrade, Frederick de Houtman, Piers Griffith, Antonio Raposo Tavares, Jan Jacobszoon May van Schellinkhout, Domingos Jorge Velho, Matthijs Quast, Jan Carstenszoon, Richard Whitbourne, Francois Thijssen, Martim Soares Moreno, Steven Bennet, John Cunningham, Lionel Wafer, Nicolas de Cardona, Luke Foxe, Abraham Blauvelt, Martin d'Aguilar, Joris van Spilbergen, James Hall, Hendrick Christiaensen, David Melgueiro, Joao Cabral, Baltazar Fernandes. Excerpt: Samuel de Champlain (French pronunciation: born Samuel Champlain; ca. 1567 - December 25, 1635), "The Father of New France," was a French navigator, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608. Born into a family of master mariners, Champlain, while still a young man of 16, began exploring North America in 1603 under the guidance of Francois Grave Du Pont. From 1604-1607, Champlain participated in the exploration and settlement of the first permanent European settlement north of Florida, Port Royal, Acadia (1605). Then, in 1608, he established...

English Landscape Architects - Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes,... English Landscape Architects - Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes, Randoll Coate (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Joseph Paxton, John Vanbrugh, Edward Kemp, Vita Sackville-West, Edward Milner, William Emes, Randoll Coate, Croome collection, Nancy Lancaster, Joseph Forsyth Johnson, William Andrews Nesfield, Inigo Triggs, Charles Bridgeman, Walter Godfrey, Sir Uvedale Price, 1st Baronet, Gordon Cullen, Batty Langley, William Goldring, Henry Wise, Rosemary Verey, Ernest Law, Tom Turner, Geoffrey Jellicoe, Philip Southcote, James Towillis, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Brenda Colvin, Marjory Allen, Lady Allen of Hurtwood, Harold Peto, Brian Clouston, Alice Bowe, John Hancock, Henry Hoare, Russell Page, Oliver Hill, Sylvia Crowe, John Webb, William Henderson, Ivan Hicks, Robert Holden, George London. Excerpt: Sir John Vanbrugh (; 24 January 1664 (baptised) - 26 March 1726) was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. He wrote two argumentative and outspoken Restoration comedies, The Relapse (1696) and The Provoked Wife (1697), which have become enduring stage favourites but originally occasioned much controversy. He was knighted in 1714. Vanbrugh was in many senses a radical throughout his life. As a young man and a committed Whig, he was part of the scheme to overthrow James II, put William III on the throne and protect English parliamentary democracy, and he was imprisoned by the French as a political prisoner. In his career as a playwright, he offended many sections of Restoration and 18th century society, not only by the sexual explicitness of his plays, but also by their messages in defence of women's rights in marriage. He was attacked on both counts, and was one of the prime targets of Jeremy Collier's Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage. In his architectural career, he created what came to be known as English Baroque. His architectural...

Christian Kabbalists - Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico Della... Christian Kabbalists - Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola, Thomas Browne (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Thomas Browne, John Dee, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Johann Reuchlin, Antonia of Wurttemberg, Heinrich Khunrath, Christian Rosenkreuz, Aegidius of Viterbo, Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Balthasar Walther, Pietro Colonna Galatino, Christopher Besoldus, Johan Kemper, Victorinus Strigel, Francesco Giorgi, Christian Knorr von Rosenroth, Johannes Pharamund Rhumelius. Excerpt: Giordano Bruno (1548 - February 17, 1600), born Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. His cosmological theories went beyond the Copernican model in proposing that the Sun was essentially a star, and moreover, that the universe contained an infinite number of inhabited worlds populated by other intelligent beings. He was burned at the stake by civil authorities in 1600 after the Roman Inquisition found him guilty of heresy for his pantheism and turned him over to the state, which at that time considered heresy illegal. After his death he gained considerable fame; in the 19th and early 20th centuries, commentators focusing on his astronomical beliefs regarded him as a martyr for free thought and modern scientific ideas. Recent assessments suggest that Bruno's ideas about the universe played a smaller role in his trial than his pantheist beliefs, which differed from the interpretations and scope of God held by the Catholic Church. In addition to his cosmological writings, Bruno also wrote extensive works on the art of memory, a loosely organized group of mnemonic techniques and principles. More recent assessments, beginning with the pioneering work of Frances Yates, suggest that Bruno was deeply influenced by the astronomical facts of the universe inher...

Rail Transport in Switzerland - History of Rail Transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss... Rail Transport in Switzerland - History of Rail Transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss Federal Railways (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: History of rail transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss Federal Railways, Simplon Tunnel, SBB-CFF-FFS Ae 6/6, SBB Cargo, List of Swiss tariff networks, Buchli drive, AlpTransit, Kaferberg, SBB-CFF-FFS RABDe 12/12, Cobra, CityNightLine, CEVA rail, Gotthard Rail Tunnel, Ceneri Base Tunnel, Leman RER, InterRegio, Regional Bus and Rail Company of Canton Ticino, SBB Cargo International, Hupac, Transports Publics Fribourgeois, Eurovapor, Integra-Signum, Zimmerberg Base Tunnel, La Traction, Integra Signum, Swissmetro, RegioExpress. Excerpt: The construction and operation of Swiss railways during the 19th century was carried out by private railways. The first internal line was a 16 km line opened from Zurich to Baden in 1847. By 1860 railways connected western and northeastern Switzerland. The first Alpine railway to be opened under the Gotthard Pass in 1882. A second alpine line was opened under the Simplon Pass in 1906. In 1901, the major railways were nationalised to form Swiss Federal Railways. During the first half of the twentieth century they were electrified and slowly upgraded. After the Second World War, rail rapidly lost its share of the rail market to road transport as car ownership rose and more roads were built. From 1970, the Federal Government has become more involved in upgrading the railways, especially in urban areas and on trunk routes under the Rail 2000 project. In addition, two major trans-alpine routes - the Gotthard Railway and the Lotschberg approach to the Simplon Tunnel - are being rebuilt under the AlpTransit project. The first line was the extension of the French Strasbourg-Basel Railway (French: Chemin de fer de Strasbourg a Bale) from Mulhouse to Basel, which was opened to a temporary station outside Basel's walls on 15 June 1844 and to the permanent st...

8th-Century Rulers - 8th-Century Archbishops, 8th-Century Female Rulers, 8th-Century Monarchs in Africa, 8th-Century Monarchs... 8th-Century Rulers - 8th-Century Archbishops, 8th-Century Female Rulers, 8th-Century Monarchs in Africa, 8th-Century Monarchs in Asia (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 226. Chapters: 8th-century archbishops, 8th-century female rulers, 8th-century monarchs in Africa, 8th-century monarchs in Asia, 8th-century monarchs in Europe, 8th-century monarchs in North America, 8th-century rulers in Asia, 8th-century rulers in Europe, Charlemagne, Charles Martel, Pelagius of Asturias, Offa of Mercia, Pepin of Herstal, Pope Leo III, Irene of Athens, Emperor Sh mu, Emperor Kammu, Carloman I, Pope Gregory III, Empress K ken, Pope Adrian I, Pope Zachary, Pope Stephen II, Pope Sergius I, Pope Stephen III, Childeric III, Alfonso II of Asturias, Empress Gensh, Pope Constantine, Emperor Mommu, AEthelbald of Mercia, Pope Paul I, Emperor Junnin, Widukind, Alfonso I of Asturias, Wu Zetian, Fruela I of Asturias, Ine of Wessex, Desiderius, AEthelred of Mercia, Coenwulf of Mercia, Ealhmund of Kent, Geraint of Dumnonia, Cynewulf of Wessex, Patriarch Tarasios of Constantinople, Pope Alexander II of Alexandria, P emysl, the Ploughman, Aldfrith of Northumbria, Eardwulf of Northumbria, Oengus I, Empress Wei, Hygeberht, Coenred of Mercia, Empress Gemmei, Wihtred of Kent, Wittiza, Berhtwald, AElfwald of East Anglia, Ealdwulf of East Anglia, Me Agtsom, AEthelberht II of East Anglia, Pepin the Short, Dahir, Trisong Detsen, Roderic, Tridu Songtsen, Emperor K nin, Cuthbert of Canterbury, Cynehelm, Liutprand, King of the Lombards, AEthelhard, Nechtan mac Der-Ilei, Constantin mac Fergusa, Nothhelm, Beorna of East Anglia, Jaenberht, Eadberht of Northumbria, Tatwine, Vikramaditya II, Arechis II of Benevento, Ecgbert, Harald Wartooth, Sigurd Hring, Anmchad mac Con Cherca, Patriarch Germanus I of Constantinople, AEthelbert of York, Redbad, King of the Frisians, Eysteinn Beli, Nothhelm of Sussex, Rhodri Molwynog ap Idwal, Ceolred of Mercia, Pope John VII, Alberht of East Anglia, AEthelwald Moll of Northumbria, Achila II, Seongdeok of Silla,

House of Ascania - Catherine the Great, Albert the Bear, List of Saxon Consorts, Saxe-Lauenburg, Duchess Sibylle of... House of Ascania - Catherine the Great, Albert the Bear, List of Saxon Consorts, Saxe-Lauenburg, Duchess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg, Francis II (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 133. Chapters: Catherine the Great, Albert the Bear, List of Saxon consorts, Saxe-Lauenburg, Duchess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg, Francis II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Siegfried, Prince-Archbishop of Bremen, Francis I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, List of rulers of Brandenburg, Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Magnus II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt, Eric IV, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Bernhard, Count of Anhalt, John II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Magnus I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Eric I, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Eric V, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Kothen, Albert II, Duke of Saxony, Princess Agnes of Anhalt-Dessau, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Albert I, Duke of Saxony, John Louis I, Prince of Anhalt-Dornburg, Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, Julius Francis, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Otto I, Margrave of Brandenburg, Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg, Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, John V, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Maurice, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Anhalt-Bernburg, Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau, Eduard, Prince of Anhalt, Landgravine Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg, John I, Duke of Saxony, Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt, Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, George III, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, William Gustav of Anhalt-Dessau, Julius Henry, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Bernard II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, Albert of Saxe-Wittenberg, Duke of Luneburg, Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, Lebrecht, Prince of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym, Friedr...

Post-Apocalyptic Novels (Book Guide) - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the Day of the Triffids, Farnham's Freehold,... Post-Apocalyptic Novels (Book Guide) - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the Day of the Triffids, Farnham's Freehold, the Children of Men (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 131. Chapters: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, The Day of the Triffids, Farnham's Freehold, The Children of Men, Sixth Column, The Last Man, Left Behind, Level 7, Alas, Babylon, The Handmaid's Tale, On the Beach, Long Voyage Back, The Emberverse series, Earth Abides, Dhalgren, Trinity Blood, Roadside Picnic, Deathlands, The Peshawar Lancers, List of book-based war films, Oryx and Crake, The Lathe of Heaven, A Darkling Plain, Logan's Run, Mortal Engines, The Amtrak Wars, Warday, Mockingjay, Prisoners of Power, The Chrysalids, The Survivalist, Final Blackout, Mortal Engines Quartet, Fitzpatrick's War, The Scourge of God, City of Illusions, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, The Quiet Earth, Cloud Atlas, He, She and It, The Purple Cloud, Rough Draft, Brother in the Land, Galapagos, The Book of Dave, Predator's Gold, Infernal Devices, Houston, Houston, Do You Read?, The Year of the Quiet Sun, X Isle, The Sunrise Lands, Riddley Walker, After Worlds Collide, Sword of the Spirits, The Sword of the Lady, The Protector's War, The Mark, The Drowned World, The Martian General's Daughter, Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman, Always Coming Home, Z for Zachariah, Rogue Mage series, One in Three Hundred, When Worlds Collide, Down to a Sunless Sea, Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection, Empty World, The Year of the Flood, The Girl Who Owned a City, Final Draft, The Last Book in the Universe, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, The Night of the Triffids, The World Jones Made, The Last Children of Schewenborn, Greatwinter, Doomsday Plus Twelve, Metal Fatigue, Chronicles of Ynis Aielle, Fever Crumb, Ariel, A Wrinkle in the Skin, Doomsday Warrior, Nuclear Dream, The Miocene Arrow, Metro 2033, The Burning World, Malevil, Eyes of the Calculor, Souls in the Great Machine, Winter of Fire, Ravage, The Last Ameri...

Fictional Elves - Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in Fiction, Elves in Fantasy Fiction and Games, Drizzt... Fictional Elves - Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in Fiction, Elves in Fantasy Fiction and Games, Drizzt Do'urden (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in fiction, Elves in fantasy fiction and games, Drizzt Do'Urden, Elf deities, Jarlaxle, Drow deities, House Do'Urden, Wood Elves, House Baenre, Legolas, Holly Short, Elegast, Deedlit, Dark Eldar, Kurse, Malekith the Accursed, Gwystyl, Snap, Crackle and Pop, Jingle Belle, Sylvan, Elf with a Gun, Celadrin, Sportacus, Jackdaw. Excerpt: The drow (pronounced either, rhyming with "now," or, rhyming with "throw," per Mentzer, 1985) or dark elves are a generally evil, dark-skinned subrace of elves in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. The word "drow" is from the Orcadian and Shetlandic dialects of Scots, an alternative form of "trow" (both of which come from the Nordic dokkalfar), which is a cognate for "troll." The Oxford English Dictionary gives no entry for "drow," but two of the citations under "trow" name it as an alternative form of the word. Trow/drow was used to refer to a wide variety of evil sprites. Except for the basic concept of "dark elves," everything else about the Dungeons & Dragon drow was invented by Gary Gygax. Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax stated that "Drow are mentioned in Keightley's The Fairy Mythology, as I recall (it might have been The Secret Commonwealth--neither book is before me, and it is not all that important anyway), and as Dark Elves of evil nature, they served as an ideal basis for the creation of a unique new mythos designed especially for the AD&D game." The form "drow" can be found in neither work. Gygax later stated that he took the term from a "listing in the Funk & Wagnall's Unexpurgated Dictionary, and no other source at all. I wanted a most unusual race as the main power in the Underdark, so used the reference to "dark elves" from the dictionary to create the Drow." There seems to be no work with thi...

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