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Louisiana's French Creole Culinary & Linguistic Traditions
John laFleur II, Brian Costelle w Introduction by Dr Ina Fandrich Louisiana's French Creole Culinary & Linguistic Traditions

Facts vs Fiction Before and Since Cajunization

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  • 29965 Words
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For the last four decades, Louisiana has promoted its 500 year old French Colonial Creole culture as "Cajun" implying that this culture had its origin in Acadian Canada. Nothing could be farthest from the truth! During the racially turbulent 1960's Jim Crow era when black ... Read more...

Keywords: Cajun, Louisiana Creole people, food, language, culture


The Wars of Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar The Wars of Julius Caesar

Complete Works

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  • 294310 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
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The Wars of Julius Caesar: Complete Works.

He is often considered the greatest man in history. He invented strategy and changed the shape of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's legacy survives not only in his conquests and buildings, but in his books as well.

"The Wars of ... Read more...

Keywords: Wars of Julius Caesar, Complete, Caesar, Julius Caesar, History, W.S. Bohn, W.A. McDevitte, Translated Books, Alexandrian War, African War, Gaulish Society, Tribes, Celtic Wars, Civil Wars, Aulus Hirtius, Gallic Wars, English, Latin, [more]


A Company of Tanks
W. H. L. Watson A Company of Tanks
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A Company of Tanks written by by W. H. L. Watson. This book was published in 1920. This book has 18 chapters. The village of Locon lies five miles out from Bethune, on the Estaires road. Now it is broken by the war: in October 1916 it was as comfortable and quiet a villa... Read more...

Keywords: A Company of Tanks, W. H. L. Watson


In The Arctic Seas (Illustrated)
Captain Francis Leopold M'clintock, R.N., Ll.D. In The Arctic Seas (Illustrated)
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  • 94041 Words
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Cause of delay in equipment—Fittings of the 'Fox'—Volunteers for Arctic service—Assistance from public departments—Reflections upon the undertaking—Instructions and departure—Orkneys and Greenland—Fine Arctic scenery—Danish establishments in Greenland—Frederickshaab, in Dav... Read more...


The Medici
George Frederick Young The Medici

Annotated and Illustrated in Two Complete Volumes

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  • 287515 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
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The Medici: Annotated and Illustrated in Two Complete Volumes by George Frederick Young.

The Secrecy, the conspirators, the Rise and Fall of the House of the Medici.

In this exquisitely written book, you get the history of thirteen generations of a family who brought We... Read more...

Keywords: Medici, Cardinal, Nemours, Francesco, Ferdinando, Ricci, History, Piero, Cosimo, Italy, Renaissance, Lorenzo, Giovanni, Giuliano, Duke, House of Medici, Art, Learning, [more]


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What are the origins of mankind? Does anyone really know? There is more than just compelling evidence. There is proof that we are the product of genetic engineering.

We were made in the likeness of another being. Some call it God and some call it a manipulation of evolutio... Read more...

Keywords: history, aliens, religion, DNA, evolution


Faith Marshia Animals
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  • 343 Words
  • Ages 3 and up
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Keywords: Animals By Faith


Charles G. Leland Aradia

Gospel of the Witches

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  • 27497 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
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While researching regional folklore in Tuscany during the late 19th Century, an American folklorist recieves a hand written document, the "Vangel", by a mysterious woman named Maddelena. Purportedly the last remains of an ancient Roman witchcraft religion, this forms the ba... Read more...

Keywords: aradia, gospel of the witches, witchcraft, paganism, wicca, ancient religion, new age spirituality, magick


Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
Henry Adams Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
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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


The Gods Will Have Blood
Anatole France The Gods Will Have Blood
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  • 75536 Words
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The Gods Will Have Blood a novel by Anatole France. It is a fictional story set during the French Revolution. The story of the infernal rise of Évariste Gamelin, a young Parisian painter, involved in the section for his neighborhood of Pont-Neuf, it describes the dark year... Read more...

Keywords: the gods will have blood, the gods are athirst, human sacrifice, anatole france, historical fiction, revolutionary novel, the french revolution, idealism and insanity, the reigh of terror, modern political literature, politics and history


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