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Louisiana's French Creole Culinary & Linguistic Traditions
Ina Fandrich, John laFleur II Louisiana's French Creole Culinary & Linguistic Traditions

Facts vs Fiction Before and Since Cajunization

  • English
  • 29965 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 1434
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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 A... Read more...

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


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

Complete Works

  • English
  • 294310 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 922
  • 1

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]


The 50 Greatest Leaders of All Time
Ryan Jackson The 50 Greatest Leaders of All Time

And Why You Should Be Like Them

  • English
  • 47655 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 604
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History has shown us that leadership can come from anywhere, from anyone. Some of the most recognizable names in history–Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi–came from nothing. Some other recognizable names–Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Alexander the Great–came from great privilege... Read more...

Keywords: History, Leaders, Greatest, Lincoln, Mandela, King


In The Arctic Seas (Illustrated)
Captain Francis Leopold M'clintock, R.N., Ll.D. In The Arctic Seas (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 94041 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 564
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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...


Witches and Wizards in Menden in 1628
Detlef Albrecht Witches and Wizards in Menden in 1628

Historical Shortstories from Westphalia

  • English
  • 5195 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 555
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Pursuit of witches and wizards in Menden/Westfalian around 1628

A historically guaranteed Story about the pursuit of witches and wizard in the cure cologne town Menden in the year 1628 in particular of the two citizens Franz Hellmich, called the lame and Blasius Billi, ca... Read more...

Keywords: Westphalians, short stories, historical murder, brandy, denunciation, lay assessor, Taxion, Albus, Wasenmeister, inquisition, indications', Spanish Boots, Sankt Michael, Witfrau, Urgicht, Friedrich of Spee, murder, hexene, [more]


A Company of Tanks
W. H. L. Watson A Company of Tanks
  • English
  • 75343 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 542
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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


The Medici
George Frederick Young The Medici

Annotated and Illustrated in Two Complete Volumes

  • English
  • 287515 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 479
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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]


Faith Marshia Animals
  • English
  • 343 Words
  • Ages 3 and up
  • 477
  • 6

Keywords: Animals By Faith


The Gods Will Have Blood
Anatole France The Gods Will Have Blood
  • English
  • 75536 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 444
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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


Seven Legs Across the Seas:  A Printer’s Impressions of Many Lands
Samuel Murray Seven Legs Across the Seas: A Printer’s Impressions of Many Lands
  • English
  • 137969 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 443
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Seven Legs Across the Seas: A Printer’s Impressions of Many Lands written by Samuel Murray. Published in 1918. And now republish in ePub version. Introduction I was early aboard the fastest ship that ever foamed the seas. Later, a long, strong whistle blast blew—the sig... Read more...

Keywords: Seven Legs Across the Seas, A Printer’s Impressions of Many Lands, Samuel Murray


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