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Princess To Queen: The Early Years Of Queen Elizabeth II
by Michael W. Simmons

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English

Pages

190

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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Elizabeth II, at the age of 91, is the longest-reigning monarch ever to sit on the throne of England. Most people living today have no memory of a time when she was not Queen. But when she was born, no one knew she was destined to rule. Her father, the Duke of York, was only the second son of George V. His dashing playboy brother was Prince of Wales and heir to the throne. It wasn’t until King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry Wallis Simpson in 1936 that the Princess Elizabeth, then ten years old, knew the course that her life was to take.<br /><br />From the unlikely romance that united her parents, to the abdication that nearly toppled the monarchy, this biography will introduce you to the Princess who came before the Queen. Set apart from other children and sheltered by her parents, her steadiness of character nonetheless enabled her to help fight the Nazis in World War II and overcome steep obstacles in order to marry the man she loved. These were the years that forged the character of the woman whose 65-year reign has seen her country through the second half of the 20th century and beyond.<br />
The Prince - Illustrated Edition
by Niccolo Machiavelli

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not representative of the work published during his lifetime, but it is the most remembered, and the work responsible for bringing "Machiavellian" into wide usage as a pejorative term. It has also been suggested by some critics that the piece is, in fact, a satire.
Progress of a Modern Pilgrim: My life as an ambassador of faith a...
by David Sullivan

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

May 24, 2017

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David Sullivan has lived a lifetime of lifetimes. His journey has taken so many twists and turns. Just when he thought he was going into a life of Hollywood excitement he was called to be a pastor. Thirty years later the door opened for him to re-connect with Hollywood as a film and TV producer. At the same time, doors began to open in such places as China, North Korea and Cambodia. Often called a ‘networker’ David prefers to view his life as full of very deep connections.<br /><br />His life’s ambition has been to promote his Lord and Saviour any way that he can. From having coffee with one of the world’s leading business people in Beijing or talking to a shoe shine boy in Shanghai, David shares the miracles of what God has been doing in his life and ministry, such as the way God opened doors for David in North Korea where he is involved with bakeries which now feed 25,000 children a day. Known throughout the world for his interviews with people in business, media, TV, film, entertainment and fashion, David’s Christian guests have included Dr David Yonggi Cho (Founder of the world’s largest church), Dr Young Hoon Lee (Dr Cho’s successor), Joyce Meyer and Dr Luis Palau. David’s prayers and hopes are that in this book of his life’s story people will be encouraged in the same way that hundreds have been when he has shared with them one-to-one.<br />
ELVIS PRESLEY: STORIES BEHIND HIS SONGS: VOLUME 7
by MATT SHEPHERD

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English

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Publication Date

June 01, 2017

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Back to the 1950's for this month's edition to look at some of Elvis' greatest early hits and the stories behind those songs.
The Outsider’s Curse : A Memoir of the First “Outsider” Lad...
by , Prasenjeet Kumar

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English

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May 26, 2017

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<h2>You will find plenty of books on Kashmir by politicians, journalists, army officers, Kashmiri Muslims and Pandits narrating their experiences. BUT you will never find—an outsider IAS officer’s perspective.</h2><p>Sonali Kumar, a starry-eyed young woman, joined the IAS in 1979 to make a difference to India. She was allotted the state of Jammu & Kashmir where she spent 37 years trying to understand the people of Kashmir, solve their problems and focus on development. </p><p>What she found was disturbing—an apartheid regime exists in Kashmir where the humanity is divided between insiders and outsiders; where outsiders nearly become second class citizens. </p><p>She tried to make the administrative system “people friendly” but soon became a victim herself.</p><p>Little did she know that her quest for development in Kashmir will become a fight against corruption, nepotism, communalism and anti-nationalism—all mixed together.</p><p>She doesn’t realise that the vested interests she had hurt, will soon hit back. And may even cost her career, house, perks and happiness.</p><p>Will she succeed? Or will she fail?</p><p>Sonali Kumar, as an outsider, brings a fresh perspective to the Kashmir problem NEVER TOLD BEFORE. <b>The book is worth reading for anyone even remotely interested in the Kashmir problem.</b></p><p></p><h2><u>Buy a copy or download a sample now!</u></h2>
Destined by God
by Barbara Shaw

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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One woman’s testimony of her life of struggles, abuse, addictions, and finally victory!
Monarhicheskoye (uchenie). 2 book.: Политическая на...
by Andrei I Kolomiets

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Весьма важный взаимосвязанный комплекс последовательных исторических данных, называемый в просторечии поколениями родовыми, которые нельзя разводить, но нужно прошивать одной нитью, чтобы обретать наиболее полный вид. Возврат наиважнейших исторических фигур: Сигиберта Австразийского, Рюрика Заморского и иных из затемнённости, объяснение главных течений событий не в абстрагированной констатации, но чувственной принадлежности заметно оживит суть происходившего на основе еле сохранённых памяток.<br /> Политическая наука, которую следует знать для ориентации в социальном устройстве, понимании, что есть что и как оно на самом деле за завесой пыли в глаза напущенной. Вместе приводится малая толика оставленного духовного наследия. Частные исторические сведения самозарождающейся монархичности в пример.
Nicholas II of Russia: little-known facts of life and murder's my...
by Boris Romanov

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English

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May 26, 2017

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This book is a collection of articles published by me earlier. These articles are united by a common theme of the history of Russia from Nicholas II to Putin. You will find here are many little-known facts, and also the theory of historical cycles of Russia, which has allowed the author to make predictions for the future of Russia up to 2025. Much of this book is devoted to the history of Russia of the beginning of the XX century (Nicholas II, Rasputin, the First World War, February revolution 1917, the murder of the Tsar's family).
Prophet Muhammad: The Teacher
by Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah

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English

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Publication Date

May 25, 2017

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This book offers the sacred impetus and methods of teaching and learning derived from the statements and model of the Prophet Muhammad, God's peace be upon him. It behooves Muslim educators and teachers to study these essential principles and explore how they may be translated into methodologies that apply in today's world.
Wharfie: Life story of a wharf worker, docker, stevedore, longsho...
by , Wal Stubbings

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English

Pages

181

Publication Date

May 25, 2017

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Wal Stubbings is an amazing Australian. He was born in 1913 and lived most of his life in Brisbane, earning a living as a waterside worker in the days when cargo was loaded and unloaded manually. Militant workers like him were demonized and accused of wrecking the country. So what was it like to be a wharfie? Especially one who visited the USSR, was involved in street marches, promoted a better deal for the poor and the vulnerable, and in retirement, became a world champion runner? This is the story of one man's journey through a tumultuous century, from his humble beginnings as one of five children to an axeman father in the forests of Tasmania to the ripe old age of 101. Wal's life was a big life, a quintessential Australian life. His grandmother was from Dublin. In 1853 she was sent to Van Diemen's Land (later Tasmania) for stealing a cow. Wal always had a great determination to combat injustice - perhaps it arose from the hardship his ancestors endured. And isn't it simply astonishing that a man who died as recently as 2013 had a convict grandmother, one of Australia's earliest European settlers?

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