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Amazon Alexa: The Complete User Guide for Beginners 2017 (Second ...
by Jeremy Bennett

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

November 22, 2017

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<h1> Amazon Alexa </h1><br /><h2> The Complete User Guide for Beginners 2017 (Second Generation Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Show, Alexa Kit, Alexa Skills Kit + web services) </h2><br />You might wonder what in the world Alexa is, or even what it entails? Well, Alexa is one of Amazon’s newest technological developments, and it has changed the way smart home devices work. If you’ve ever wanted to control everything from your voice, and voice alone, then you’re in luck.<br />This book will discuss how to use the Alexa system, the various aspects of it, and how you can totally get the most out of this. With your Alexa system, you’ll be able to truly do what you can to make this the best system possible.<br /><br /><h2>Here is a preview of what you'll learn:</h2><ul><li> All about each major Echo system that’s been released, including ones not released yet </li><li> The Alexa system and why you need it </li><li> The Alexa skills kit </li><li> The best Alexa skills to have implemented </li><li> The Alexa voice search </li><li> Alexa skills and parts to enable and disable </li></ul><br /><br />You’ll be able to effectively use this system in order to accomplish tasks. For many people, getting this system might make it harder for them to accomplish tasks in this world, but with the help of Alexa, and through the use of this guide, you’ll be able to do all of this and so much more, which in turn will allow you to get the most that you can from your Alexa device, which is honestly something that can help you immensely. The future is in your voice, and Alexa is ready to help you with this. <br />Download your copy of <b>" Amazon Alexa "</b> by scrolling up and clicking <b>"Buy Now With 1-Click"</b> button.<br />
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The Mexico Expat Retirement and Escape Guide The Tell-It-Like-It-...
by Claude Acero

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English

Pages

112

Publication Date

January 04, 2018

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NEW 2018 EDITION<br /><br />This new and extended Mexico guide will answer you all the questions before relocating to Mexico It will let you discover the country of mañana at your own pace before you get there. <br /><br />This Mexico guide will help you: Get all the essential up-to-date trends, personal stories from expatriates, an insight of the mentality of the Mexicans, details about Mexican culture, profound immigration information, business ideas for Mexico, taxes, real estate knowledge, information on imports to healthcare, basically all the essential information you need to start over in Mexico. Also, you get a deeper understanding of the culture and local business manners, a grasp for the lay of the land, an overview of the best places to live and real stories of expats who tried their best to succeed  in this unique country.<br /><br />This is not your typical Mexico travel guide, it's an exciting and informative read for future expats, written by a real expat. Finally, a book on Mexico that gives a “slice of life” view of this plentiful, Central American country. Get your personal Mexico book now before the price goes up!
The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesi...
by Thucydides

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English

Pages

752

Publication Date

September 10, 1998

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Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, <i>The Peloponnesian War</i> is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom.<BR><BR>Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, <i>The Peloponnesian War</i> is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom.<BR> <BR>However, this classic book has long presented obstacles to the uninitiated reader. Robert Strassler's new edition removes these obstacles by providing a new coherence to the narrative overall, and by effectively reconstructing the lost cultural context that Thucydides shared with his original audience. Based on the venerable Richard Crawley translation, updated and revised for modern readers. <i>The Landmark Thucydides</i> includes a vast array of superbly designed and presented maps, brief informative appendices by outstanding classical scholars on subjects of special relevance to the text, explanatory marginal notes on each page, an index of unprecedented subtlety, and numerous other useful features.<BR> <BR>In any list of the Great Books of Western Civilization, <i>The Peloponnesian War</i> stands near the top. This authoritative new edition will ensure that its greatness is appreciated by future generations.
Epic Drives of the World (Lonely Planet)
by Lonely Planet

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English

Pages

328

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<P>Buckle up for the next installment in our 'Epic' series and the follow-up to <B><I>Epic Bike Rides of the World</I></B>. <EM><B>Epic Drives of the World</B>, </EM>a<EM> </EM>beautiful hardback, showcases 50 of the greatest road trips on Earth, from classic routes in America, Australia and Europe, to incredible adventures in Asia and Africa. </P><P>Organised by continent, each route features a first-hand account, awe-inspiring photographs, illustrated maps and practical advice on when to go, how to get there, where to stay and what to eat. From Hawaii's Hana Highway and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Road, to Utah's National Park Circuit and Germany's Black Forest High Road, <B><I>Epic Drives of the World</I></B> will inspire any motorist to hit the open road. </P><P>African and Middle East drives include: </P><UL> <LI>The self-drive Safari (Zambia) <LI>Crossing the Kalahari (Botswana) <LI>Passing over the Panorama Route (South Africa) <LI>Marrakesh to Taroudannt (Morocco) <LI>Cruising Clarence Drive (South Africa) </LI></UL><P>The Americas drives include: </P><UL> <LI>The Highway to Hana in Hawaii (USA) <LI>The Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia) <LI>The Pacific Coast Highway (USA) <LI>Crossing the Carretera Austral (Chile) <LI>Canada's Icefields Parkway </LI></UL><P>Asia drives include: </P><UL> <LI>On the trail of Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) <LI>Crossing the Kathmandu Loop (Nepal) <LI>Hightailing from Thimphu to Gangtey (Bhutan) <LI>South Korea: From top to toe <LI>The road from Srinagar to Manali (India) </LI></UL><P>Europe drives include: </P><UL> <LI>Black Forest High Road (Germany) <LI>The Wilds of Abruzzo (Italy) <LI>Croatia's Adriatic coast <LI>Norway's west coast <LI>The Magic Circle (Ireland) </LI></UL><P>Oceania drives include: </P><UL> <LI>Southern Alps explorer (New Zealand) <LI>The Great Ocean Road (Australia) <LI>Northland & the Bay of Islands (New Zealand) <LI>Following the Captain Cook Highway (Australia) <LI>Alice Springs to Darwin (Australia) </LI></UL><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. </P><P><I>TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category </I></P><P><I>'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times </I></P><P><I>'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) </I></P>
Rick Steves Pocket Barcelona
by Rick Steves

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

June 14, 2016

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<div>Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” Each colorful, compact 280-page book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.<BR><BR><I>Rick Steves Pocket Barcelona</I> includes the following walks and tours:<BR><BR>• Ramblas Ramble<BR>• Barri Gotic and Cathedral Tour<BR>• Picasso Museum Tour<BR>• Eixample Walk<BR>• Sagrada Familia Tour<BR></div>
Tomb of the Panzerwaffe: The Defeat of the Sixth SS Panzer Army i...
by , Maksim Kolomiets

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English

Pages

200

Publication Date

July 19, 2014

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >In March 1945 the German Wehrmacht undertook its final attempt to change the course of the war by launching a counteroffensive in the area of Lake Balaton, Hungary. Here, the best panzer forces of the Third Reich and the elite of the Panzerwaffe were assembled - the panzer divisions SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, Das Reich, Totenkopf, Wiking and others, staffed by ardent believers in Nazism and armed with the most up-to-date combat equipment, including up to 900 tanks and self-propelled guns. <BR><BR>At the time, this was considered a secondary axis for the Red Army, and thus the troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front had to stop the German counteroffensive with their own forces and could not count upon reinforcements from the Stavka Reserve, which were needed for the decisive storming of Berlin. Relying upon their combat skill and rich combat experience, the Soviet troops carried out this task with honor, stopping the tidal wave of German armor and inflicting a decisive defeat and enormous, irreplaceable losses upon the enemy. The defeat of the Sixth SS Panzer Army became a genuine catastrophe for Germany, and Balaton became the tomb of the Panzerwaffe. <BR><BR>In this book, penned by two leading Russian military historians, this major defeat suffered by the Wehrmacht has been described and analyzed for the first time using data from both Soviet and German archives. It focuses not only on Operation Spring Awakening, but also describes the preceding Konrad offensives conducted by the Germans in the effort to come to the aid of the encircled and desperate German and fascist Hungarian defenders of Budapest. This edition is lavishly illustrated with over a hundred rare photographs of destroyed or disabled German armor taken shortly after the battle by a Soviet inspection team, besides other photographs and specially commissioned color maps. </SPAN>
The Viaz'ma Catastrophe, 1941: The Red Army's Disastrous Stand ag...
by Lev Lopukhovsky

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English

Pages

576

Publication Date

August 01, 2013

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >This book describes one of the most terrible tragedies of the Second World War and the events preceding it. The horrible miscalculations made by the Stavka of the Soviet Supreme High Command and the Front commands led in October 1941 to the deaths and imprisonment of hundreds of thousands of their own people. Until recently, the magnitude of the defeats suffered by the Red Army at Viaz'ma and Briansk were simply kept hushed up. For the first time, in this book a full picture of the combat operations that led to this tragedy are laid out in detail, using previously unknown or little-used documents. <BR><BR>The author was driven to write this book after his long years of fruitless search to learn what happened to his father Colonel N.I. Lopukhovsky, the commander of the 120th Howitzer Artillery Regiment, who disappeared together with his unit in the maelstrom of Operation Typhoon. He became determined to break the official silence surrounding the military disaster on the approaches to Moscow in the autumn of 1941. <BR><BR>In the present edition, the author additionally introduces documents from German military archives, which will doubtlessly interest not only scholars, but also students of the Eastern Front of the Second World War. Lopukhovsky substantiates his position on the matter of the true extent of the losses of the Red Army in men and equipment, which greatly exceeded the official data. In the Epilogue, he briefly discusses the searches he has conducted with the aim of revealing the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Soviet soldiers, who to this point have been listed among the missing-in-action - including his own father. The narrative is enhanced by numerous photographs, color maps and tables.<BR><BR>Lev Nikolaevich Lopukhovsky graduated from the prestigious Frunze Military Academy in 1962 and spent the next ten years serving in the Soviet Union's Strategic Rocket forces, rising to the rank of colonel and a regiment commander, before transferring to a teaching position in the Frunze Military Academy in 1972 due to health reasons. Lopukhovsky is a professor with the Russian Federation's Academy of Military Sciences (2008), and has been a member of Russia's Union of Journalists since 2004. Since 1989 he has been engaged in the search for those defenders of the Fatherland who went missing-in-action in the Second World War, including his own father Colonel N.I. Lopukhovsky, who is now known to have been killed while breaking out of encirclement in October 1941. Motivated by his father's disappearance, he had previously taken up the intense study of the Viaz'ma defensive operation and wrote the initial manuscript of the present book. In 1980 this manuscript was rejected by military censors, because it contradicted official views. Lopukhovsky is the author of several other books about the war, including Prokhorovka bez grifa sekretnosti [Prokhorovka without the seal of secrecy] (2005), Pervye dni voiny [First days of the war] (2007) and is the co-author of Iiun' 1941: Zaprogrammirovannoe porazhenie [June 1941: A Programmed Defeat] (2010). For his active search work, he was awarded the civilian Order of the Silver Star. </SPAN>
Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places ...
by Lonely Planet

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English

Pages

328

Publication Date

August 01, 2015

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<P><B>Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher,</B> <B>brings you the world...ranked. What will be number 1, you ask? We have the answer.</B> </P><P>This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet's global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you'll ever need. This definitive wish list of the best places to visit on earth is packed with insightful write-ups and inspiring photography to get you motivated to start ticking off <I>your</I> travel list. <B>What's your number 1?</B> </P><P><B>Authors: </B>Lonely Planet </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet:</B> Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P><P><I>'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' </I>-- Fairfax Media </P><P><I>'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times</I> </P><P><I>Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.</I> </P>
The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps
by Edward Brooke-Hitching

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 03, 2018

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<em>The Phantom Atlas</em> is a guide to the world not as it is, but as it was imagined to be. It's a world of ghost islands, invisible mountain ranges, mythical civilizations, ship-wrecking beasts, and other fictitious features introduced on maps and atlases through mistakes, misunderstanding, fantasies, and outright lies. This richly illustrated book collects and explores the colorful histories behind a striking range of real antique maps that are all in some way a little too good to be true. Author Edward Brooke-Hitching investigates the places where exploration and mythology meet, using gorgeous atlas images as springboards for tales of the deranged buccaneers, seafaring monks, heroes, swindlers, and other amazing stories behind cartography's greatest phantoms.
Demolishing the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July...
by , Stuart Britton

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English

Pages

664

Publication Date

June 27, 2011

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<SPAN STYLE= "" > on 12 July. The combat on this day receives particular scrutiny, as Zamulin works to clarify the relative size of the contending forces, the actual area of this battle, and the costs suffered by both sides. The costs to General P. A. Rotmistrov's 5th Guards Tank Army and General A. S. Zhadov's 5th Guards Army as they slammed into 1st SS Panzer Grenadier Division Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, 3rd SS Panzer Grenadier Division Totenkopf and a portion of 2nd SS Panzer Grenadier Division Das Reich were particularly devastating, and Zamulin examinesA groundbreaking book when first published in Russia in 2005, now Valeriy Zamulin's study of the crucible of combat during the titanic clash at Kursk - the fighting at Prokhorovka - is available in English. A former staff member of the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum, Zamulin has dedicated years of his life to the study of the battle of Kursk, and especially the fighting on its southern flank involving the famous attack of the II SS Panzer Corps into the teeth of deeply-echeloned Red Army defenses. A product of five years of intense research into the once-secret Central Archives of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Zamulin lays out in enormous detail the plans and tactics of both sides, culminating in the famous and controversial clash at Prokhorovka on 12 July 1943. Zamulin skillfully weaves reminiscences of Red Army and Wehrmacht soldiers and officers into the narrative of the fighting, using in part files belonging to the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum. Zamulin has the advantage of living in Prokhorovka, so he has walked the ground of the battlefield many times and has an intimate knowledge of the terrain.<BR><BR>Examining the battle from primarily the Soviet side, Zamulin reveals the real costs and real achievements of the Red Army at Kursk, and especially Prokhorovka. He examines mistaken deployments and faulty decisions that hampered the Voronezh Front's efforts to contain the Fourth Panzer Army's assault, and the valiant, self-sacrificial fighting of the Red Army's soldiers and junior officers as they sought to slow the German advance, and then crush the II SS Panzer Corps with a heavy counterattack at Prokhorovka the nuts and bolts of the counteroffensive to see why this was so. <BR><BR>Zamulin does not exclude the oft-overlooked efforts of Army Group Kempf's III Panzer Corps on the right-wing of the Fourth Panzer Army, as it sought to keep pace with the II SS Panzer Corps advance, and then breach the line of the Northern Donets River in order to link up with its left-hand neighbor in the region of Prokhorovka. Zamulin describes how the Soviet High Command and the Voronezh Front had to cobble together quickly a defense of this line with already battered units, but needed to reinforce it with fresh formations at the expense of the counterstroke at Prokhorovka. <BR><BR>Illustrated with numerous maps and photographs (including present-day views of the battlefield), and supplemented with extensive tables of data, Zamulin's book is an outstanding contribution to the growing literature on the battle of Kursk, and further demolishes many of the myths and legends that grew up around this battle.</SPAN>

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