By Robert D. Wood
In response to records from the Laredo information, existence in Laredo indicates the evolution and improvement of way of life in a city lower than the flags of Spain, Mexico, and the USA. Robert D. wooden, S.M., offers the 1st 100 years of historical past and tradition in Laredo as much as the mid-nineteenth century, illuminating-with fundamental resource evidence-the voters' ideals, cultural values, efforts to make a residing, political seesawing, petty quarreling, and relentless struggles opposed to neighborhood Indians. He additionally info rebellious army and invading foreigners one of the early settlers and later townspeople. due to its documentary nature, lifestyles in Laredo deals insights into the comings and goings of its early voters to not be chanced on somewhere else. students and scholars of Texas and Mexican American historical past, in addition to the Laredoans celebrating the 250th anniversary (in 2005) of Laredo's founding, will welcome this quantity.
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By Seymour Becker
This e-book examines the Russian conquest of the traditional relevant Asian khanates of Bukhara and Khiva within the 1860s and 1870s, and the connection among Russia and the territories till their extinction as political entities in 1924. It indicates how Russia's process built from certainly one of non-intervention, with the first goal of forestalling British enlargement from India into the area, to 1 of accelerating intervention as alternate and Russian payment grew. It is going directly to talk about the position of Bukhara and Khiva within the First global battle and the Russian Revolution, and the way the quarter used to be essentially replaced following the Bolshevik conquest in 1919-20.The booklet is a re-issue of a very popular vintage initially released in 1968 and out of print for a few years. the recent model incorporates a new advent, a few corrections of mistakes, and a survey of recent paintings undertaken on the grounds that first booklet.
By James Goulding
Comprises a number of black and white photographs, diagrams, and illustrations, and small colour part. measurement: 7 0.5" x 10". textual content physique is fresh, and unfastened from earlier proprietor annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and backbone totally intact. now not ex-library. Shipped Weight: below 1 kilogram. classification: army & conflict; stock No: 022156.
By Herbert Molloy Mason
In 1914 a brand new breed of struggling with guy got here into being, whose person braveness and magnificence have been similar to the age of chivalry. This was once the aerial duelist; his area was once the air over the Western entrance. He fought first with rifle in hand, later with fastened computing device weapons. He used to be fearless. this is the background of the French Aces of worldwide warfare I; the playboy, Jean Marie Dominique Navarre, Georges Felix Madon, Guynemer and Nungesser and several other American fighter pilots together with the one American Negro to fly in strive against in the course of the First international battle, Eugene Bullard
By editors, J.C. Turner, P. van de Griend.
1. Pleistocene Knotting --
2. Why Knot? - a few Speculations at the Earliest Knots --
3. On Knots and Swamps - Knots in eu Prehistory --
4. historic Egyptian Rope and Knots --
5. The Peruvian Quipu --
6. The paintings of chinese language Knotwork: a brief heritage --
7. Inuit Knots --
8. Knots at Sea --
9. A historical past of lifestyles aid Knots --
10. reviews at the Behaviour of Knots --
11. A historical past of Topological Knot thought --
12. On Theories of Knots --
13. Trambles --
14. Crochet paintings - heritage and laptop functions --
15. The background of Macrame --
16. A background of Lace --
17. Heraldic Knots --
18. at the real love Knot.