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Currywurst und Mauerbau - Band 3
Caspar de Fries Currywurst und Mauerbau - Band 3

Im Netz des kalten Krieges

  • German
  • 40319 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 136
  • 3

Die Hauptstadt Berlin, mit seinem Mythos der Unsterblichkeit und den unfassbaren Zerstörungen, ließ die Überlebenden zusammenrücken. Ihnen blieb nichts anderes übrig, als mit den vier Siegermächten, russische Sowjetunion, England, Frankreich und den USA, zusammenzuarbeiten.... Read more...

Keywords: Ost-Berlin, West-Berlin, Kommunistischer Vormarsch, Intrigen, Geheimdienste, Aufrüstung, Raumfahrtprogramm, Innerdeutsche Grenze, Mauerbau, Republikflucht, Stasi

€3.99

"Miranda"
Anne Koch-Gosejacob "Miranda"

Die Legende einer Wiedergeburt

  • German
  • 47203 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 57
  • 3

"Ich bin zwar ein modern denkender Mensch, aber in meinem Innern bin ich auch ein Insulaner und der glaubt, sagen wir mal, an das Schicksal, an eine Art Seelenwanderung", sagt Fernando zu Mira, der jungen Urlauberin aus Deutschland. Ist ihre aktuelle Liebesgeschichte auf F... Read more...

Keywords: historischer Roman, Inselgeschichte von 1400-2003, Familie, Liebe, Romantik, spannend, berührend, Urlaubsfeeling, Eroberung, Sonnenuntergang, Heirat, kostbarer Dolch, Wein und Meer (mehr), Fuerteventura

€2.99

The Gilded Age
Mark Twain The Gilded Age
  • English
  • 156825 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 179
  • 2

In United States history, the Gilded Age is a period approximately spanning the final three decades of the nineteenth century; from the 1870s to 1900. The term was coined by Mark TwainThe Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, satirizing what he believed to be an era of serious socia... Read more...

Keywords: the gilded age, mark twain, american history, satire, american literature, political corruption, economic exploitation

$0.99

Travels In the Heart of Africa
Samuel Baker Travels In the Heart of Africa
  • English
  • 88846 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 252
  • 2

Narrating his experiences in Africa, Baker has dwelled upon the wild and untamed beauty of the land. He elaborates the culture of the people, their religion as well as the wild-life and its habitat. The book offers a detailed study of the area with a profound personal touch... Read more...

Keywords: the heart of africa, historic travel book, african history, africa, african religions, african cultures, exploration, wild life, animals of africa

$0.99

Travels in West Africa
Mary Kingsley Travels in West Africa
  • English
  • 157489 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 195
  • 2

Mary Henrietta Kingsley was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British imperialism.

After a preliminary visit to the Canary Islands, K... Read more...

Keywords: travels in west africa, mary kingsley, african history, colonial history, west african culture, exploration, historic travel book

$0.99

The Borgias
Alexandre Dumas The Borgias
  • English
  • 82494 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 145
  • 2

The Borgia family became prominent during the Renaissance in Italy. They were from Valencia, the name coming from the family fief of Borja, then in the kingdom of Aragon, in Spain. The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 15th and 16th cen... Read more...

Keywords: the borgias, alexandre dumas, celebrated crimes, pope, notorious family, power and intrigue, murder and sex

$0.99

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
Henry Adams Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
  • English
  • 141544 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 371
  • 2

The deepest value of Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, its importance as a revelation of the eternal glory of mediaeval art and the elements that brought it into being is not lightly to be expressed. To every artist, whatever his chosen form of expression, it must appear uniq... Read more...

Keywords: mont saint michel and chartres, henry adams, architecture, art history, gothic cathedrals, european history and art

$0.99

Proofs of a Conspiracy
John Robison Proofs of a Conspiracy
  • English
  • 115293 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 237
  • 2

In this work, Proofs of a Conspiracy, Robison laid the groundwork for modern conspiracy theorists by implicating the Bavarian Illuminati as responsible for the excesses of the French Revolution. The Bavarian Illuminati, a rationalist secret society, was founded by Adam Wei... Read more...

Keywords: proofs of a conspiracy, john robison, bavarian illuminati, the illuminati, freemasonry, the french revolution, conspiratorial interpretation of history

$2.99

Code of the Illuminati
Abbe Barreul Code of the Illuminati
  • English
  • 87179 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 307
  • 2

There sometimes appear men formed with such unhappy dispositions, that we are led to consider them in no other view than as emanations from the evil genius, bereft by the avenging God of the power of doing good. Imbecil in the sphere of wisdom, such men are only efficient i... Read more...

Keywords: code of the illuminati, adam weishaupt, alternative history, conspiracy theories, secret societies, the illuminati, the bavarian illuminati

$2.99

Sex in Religion
Eliza Gamble Sex in Religion
  • English
  • 90379 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 242
  • 2

As the conception of a deity originated in sex, or in the creative agencies female and male which animate Nature, we may reasonably expect to find, in the history of the development of the two sex-principles and in the notions entertained concerning them throughout past age... Read more...

Keywords: sex in religion, the god idea, of the ancients, gamble, sexualiy and fertility, sex and creativity, genital worship

$0.99


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