Historic Columbus was commissioned by the Columbus (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce to tell the rich and colorful story of Columbus, as part of the Columbus Bicentennial. The author is award-winning historian and educator, Ed Lentz, who has been writing about central Ohio history for the past 40 years. Lentz's narrative is accompanied by over 150 period photos, maps, paintings and other illustrations.
In order to save Fort Henry, Lewis Wetzel embarks on a bloody rampage to stop the border wars, face his rival, and avenge the deaths of missionaries.
In 2014 Monica Lewinsky began utilizing her experience with a 16 year old wave of abuse and shaming for one greater campaign she is now crusading for, Cyber bullying. Since she was the first person to have their reputation destroyed over the internet, she declared that she would now use her experience to help others deal with cyber bullying and online violations of privacy. The webzine ExopaTerra started collecting and preserving dat...
This book contains historical facts about King Alfred and the Vikings that he leads. It also includes details of his private life.
USA Literature in Brief pinpoints and describes the contributions to American literature of some of the best-recognized American poets, novelists, philosophers and dramatists from pre-Colonial days through the present. Major literary figures are discussed in detail, as are their major works.
Discover the unique prewar, wartime and postwar experiences of everyday people within and connected to one American family that survived World War Two.
The "Gest of Robyn Hode," in print by 1535, was the most substantial early tale of Robin Hood, telling of how he rescued a knight from being bankrupted by the church, captured then later killed the Sheriff of Nottingham, won a great archery contest, was reconciled to the King, and died. This volume includes a critically re-edited text of the "Gest," a modernization, vocabulary, extensive notes, and an introduction setting it in histo...
Super documentary on the basics of how the mechanical war machinery, powered by petroleum products, fueled and enabled and served as the real basis for WWI and how it affected petroleum policies for the next 100+ years!
God of Hunger is a fascinating and imaginative novel which take us to different settings and allows the reader to view the story through the eyes of different sets of characters, seeing the unfolding history of the end of colonial Africa from the points of view of the Greek and Polish communities.
When Terry Walters joined the Florida National Guard he never imagined that one day he might find himself fighting a war in the Iraqi desert. His training and experience had prepared him for handling domestic disturbances, such as crowd control during riots in Miami or helping with the aftermath of Hurricane David, but how well had it prepared him for fighting a desert war? Related from the perspective of a civilian suddenly turned s...