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The Mongols: A History
by Jeremiah Curtin

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October 16, 2019

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The Mongols erupted out of Central Asia in 1206 and soon controlled an empire stretching from Poland to Korea; although remembered as a destructive force, they united a great part of the world under one rule, and their combined arms and mobile tactics have had considerable influence on subsequent military thinkers.<br /><br />Jeremia Curtin, born 1835, was an American translator and folklorist. He died in 1906.
The Adventures of a Revolutionary Soldier
by Joseph Plumb Martin

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English

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124

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July 04, 2019

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Joseph Plumb Martin (1760 – 1850) was a soldier in the Continental Army and Connecticut Militia during the American Revolutionary War, holding the rank of private for most of the war. His published narrative of his experiences has become a valuable resource for historians in understanding the conditions of a common soldier of that era, as well as the battles in which Martin participated.<br /> "My intention is to give a succinct account of some of my adventures, dangers and sufferings during my several campaigns in the revolutionary army."<br />Contents:<br />Campaign of 1776.<br />Campaign of 1777.<br />Campaign of 1778.<br />Campaign of 1779.<br />Campaign of 1780.<br />Campaign of 1781.<br />Campaign of 1782.<br />Campaign of 1783.
Alexander the Great / Makers of History
by Jacob Abbott

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English

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194

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December 19, 2019

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Alexander the Great was one of the most victorious military commanders in history, never defeated in battle. When he died, he conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks. Alexander the Great is one of many biographies written by Jacob Abbott.
Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour Hi...
by Henry Freeman

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English

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42

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March 20, 2016

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<h1>★ Alexander the Great ★</h1><br />What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?<br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses<br />✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School<br />✓ Philip’s Family Drama<br />✓ Enemies and Friends<br />✓ The Real Battle Begins<br />✓ Changing Tides<br />✓ Signs and Wonders<br />✓ In Pursuit of Darius<br />✓ Historical Autopsy<br /><br />The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world’s first major empires? He singlehandedly changed the course of history within a decade. Read along with us to figure out just what made Alexander so great.
Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie
by Andrew Carnegie

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English

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174

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September 22, 2015

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<b>A critically acclaimed autobiography that exemplifies the American Dream by one of nineteenth-century America’s most philanthropic businessmen.</b><br /><br /> Scottish immigrant Andrew Carnegie worked his way up from bobbin boy to telegraph operator to railroad man, learning key lessons along the way that would eventually lead to his unparalleled success in the steel business. Documenting a world of tariffs, insider deals, and Wall Street sharks, <i>The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie</i> opens a window into the great industrialist’s decision-making process. His insights on education, business, and the necessity of giving back for the common good set an inspirational example for aspiring executives and provide a fitting testament to the power of the American dream.<br />  <br /><i>This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.</i>
Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End
by Hourly History

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English

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48

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October 02, 2016

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<h1>Vlad the Impaler</h1><br />The character Count Dracula is well-known throughout the world. He is a dark, seductive, pale man wearing a cape. His gaze is quite literally captivating, and he has the strength of ten men. The story, written by Bram Stoker in 1897, has been retold hundreds of times, but is there a historical figure upon whom the character is based? Is there really a Dracula? Many scholars argue that Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is the real Dracula. He was known in western Europe for his cruelty, most especially his penchant for impaling his victims. He is said to have killed somewhere between 40,000 and 100,000 people during his crusade to stop the Ottoman Empire from expanding into eastern Europe. He was equally harsh on the people he ruled and is said to have taken great pleasure in torturing his victims. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Vlad’s early life and family<br />✓ Rise to power: Vlad’s first reign<br />✓ War with the Ottomans, Vlad’s main reign<br />✓ Vlad’s imprisonment, third reign, and death<br />✓ Vlad Dracula’s legacy<br />✓ Vlad the Impaler in fiction: Count Dracula<br /><br />His story, however, is much more complicated than the oft-reported details of his atrocities would imply. He lived in a time of conflict where many were equally as cruel, and he is viewed as a hero in Romania where he is remembered as a protector of his people. This eBook tells the story of his life and times, and discusses his connection to the fictional Count Dracula, in a succinct, compelling manner, which makes for an entertaining read that is packed with historical information.
Co. Aytch (Illustrated): A Side Show of the Big Show
by Samuel R. Watkins

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English

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175

Publication Date

March 26, 2016

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First published in 1882, Samuel Watkins’ <b>Co. Aytch – A Sideshow of the Big Show</b> is widely recognized as one of the most important Civil War memoirs. Written in a lively, engaging style, the book captures the pride, misery, glory, and horror experienced by the common foot soldier. <br /><br />Samuel Watkins is often featured and quoted in Ken Burns’ landmark 1990 documentary <i>The Civil War</i>. <br /><br />This new digital edition of <i>Co. Aytch</i> includes an image gallery.
Genghis Khan: A Life From Beginning To End (One Hour History Mili...
by Henry Freeman

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English

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43

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April 25, 2016

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<h1>☆ Genghis Khan ☆</h1><br />Genghis Khan was the most unlikely of conquerors. An orphan of the Mongolian Steppes, his rise went all but unnoticed by all the great powers around him. His people had been divided and discounted by the Chinese dynasties to his south and completely dismissed by the encroaching Islamic empires to his west.<br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Mystery of the Steppes<br />✓ When Warriors Are Made<br />✓ Rites of Passage<br />✓ A Battle Against Shamanic Destiny<br />✓ United They Stand<br />✓ Throwing Sand at an Empire<br />✓ Genghis Khan’s Crusade<br />✓ The Last Days of Genghis Khan<br /><br />Known as little more than bandits and nomads, Genghis Khan and his Mongolian horde would shake Kings and Emperors to their very core as they descended like locusts upon all four corners of the known world.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
by Sean Patrick

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English

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57

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May 13, 2013

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If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.<br /><br />Some people like to think that geniuses are so inherently extraordinary that they navigate their journeys with clairvoyant ease. <br /><br />This simply isn’t true. <br /><br />Greatness does not come lightly. It requires that you make sacrifices of time, interests, and—sometimes—possessions. The further you move toward greatness, the more greatness demands from you.<br /><br />But all barriers yield to one mythical quality: drive. The will to persist and overcome. To never give up. To never accept defeat. <br /><br />Few stories better illustrate this better than the life of one of the most extraordinary warriors the world has even known; a man of legendary ambition, will, and grit: Alexander the Great.<br /><br />In this book, you’ll be taken on a whirlwind journey through Alexander’s life and conquests, and not only learn about the successes and mistakes of one of history’s greatest conquerors, but also how to awaken a fire in your own life and adventures.<br /><br />Read this book now and learn lessons from Alexander the Great on why drive is so vital to awakening your inner genius, and learn insights into the real power of purpose, how to defeat the insidious force of “Resistance” that holds us back, and more.
The Vikings: Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and D...
by History Compacted

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English

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133

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May 12, 2019

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<b>Take a journey back in time to witness the dawning of a civilization forever defined by<br />its ferocious warriors, highly advanced seafaring technology, and thirst for adventure.</b><br /><br />The Viking Age! A brief footprint in the course of history that impacted generations hundreds<br />of years into the future. You will dive into the depths of Scandinavia to find out what made<br />the Vikings the most feared group of people in the European Middle Ages. Experts at warfare<br />and navigating the high seas, the Vikings were on a mission and would not let anyone stand<br />in their way!<br /><br />Brutal conquerors they were, but the Vikings were no mere savages. The Vikings had a<br />unique culture and society that spread much influence through transcontinental trade and<br />exploration into unknown worlds.<br /><br />Navigate the Vikings' journey from their first encounters with the inhabitants of the British<br />Isles to their discoveries of Greenland and North America. Along the way, meet some of the<br />most famous Vikings to ever walk the face of the Earth.<br /><br />You will meet the infamous legend Ragnar Lothbrok whose very existence is shrouded in<br />mystery. Step into the shoes of the first European explorer to step foot onto the lands of North<br />America, Leif Erikson. Countless other warriors, kings, and explorers left their mark that<br />paved the path the world has taken to this very day.<br /><br /><b>What Amazon readers are saying:</b><br /><br />★★★★★ 'I'd recommend this book to anyone looking for an introductory history of the Viking Age. '<br /><br />★★★★★ 'We learn from history, and therefore we must study history. History Compacted makes this immediately available. Recommended.'<br /><br />★★★★★ 'Detailing the history of the Vikings in about 130 pages, it's a great starting place for anyone interested in learning more about these people.'<br /><br /><b>Get your copy now! Relive their journeys through the eyes of a Viking and discover the<br />makings of this fascinating civilization!</b>

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