Biographies

The Bitter Sea: Coming of Age in a China Before Mao

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.12 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Viewed under the light of universal history, the fighting was a fleeting incident; the social revolution was the essential portentous outcome.... In 1817, Frederick William III of Prussia sought to merge forcibly the Lutheran and Reformed churches of Prussia into a single organization called the Prussian Union. During the nineteenth century, composers from non-Germanic countries began looking for ways in which they might express the musical soul of their homelands. [...]

Ramanujan's Lost Notebook: Part II (Pt. 2)

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.75 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Zaharias is probably the greatest woman athlete of the 20th century. IndieBound ) — an illuminating inventory of the little-known champions behind a wide range of cultural icons and an homage to the gift of what Robert Krulwich once so poetically termed “friends in low places.” Each story is told by a different writer and illustrated by a different artist, all of astounding range and talent. A gang dumps William Lyon Mackenzie’s printing press into Toronto Bay over his criticisms of Ontario’s Family Compact. [...]

Steve Jobs: The Apple of Our i

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.89 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Free men of early America stressed the importance of attaining what they called “competency” or “virtue,” the independence that came with having enough property to support a household on one’s own. Born in Indian Creek, Texas, in 1890 (as Callie Russell Porter), Katherine Anne Porter considered herself the first native Texan to become a professional writer. The other 2 percent is mainly comprised of Jews, along with some Muslims and Orthodox and Eastern Rite Catholics. [...]

iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF And we don't forget the young ones as they have their own section with many games and some 800 children's stories. S. embassy in Iran were released, ending the 444-day hostage crisis. [197] Ronald Reagan at the Brandenburg Gate challenges Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall in 1987, shortly before the end of the Cold War. Come to this site to read that and more written by Dr. [...]

Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond

Format: Perfect Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.92 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Greek historians greatly contributed to the development of historical methodology. Like most websites Channel 4 uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalised, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. In August 1944 Eichmann reported to Himmler that approximately 4 million Jews had died in death camps and that an estimated 2 million had been killed by mobile units. The two-volume, 1,700-page work contains 2,455 entries, including biographies, geographical features, town and county histories, major events and historical movements, and much, much more about the state of Oklahoma and its people. [...]

Technology at the Core: Science and Technology with Indira

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.66 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The city's population became increasingly diversified. Canada’s first provincial park, Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park, opens in Ontario Expensive ride: A Toronto cab driver caught driving on a Sunday must pay two dollars or spend 10 days in jail. Women are equal under the law and attend universities and work in the labor force in numbers commensurate with their share of the population. Americans claimed victory in February 18, 1815 as news came almost simultaneously of Jackson's victory of New Orleans and the peace treaty that left the prewar boundaries in place. [...]

Alan Turing: Life and Legacy of a Great Thinker

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.42 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Along with her co-founders, she developed materials for students, teachers, librarians, parents, workplace organizers, and the media. He led the ousting of the Medici from Florence in 1494, and assumed power, drafting a new draconian constitution, and attempting to revive the medieval spirit. Clearly, Lewis is a important representative of a generation of women who are moving history forward. The features will connect you directly to the website of a PBS partner where it can be viewed in full or allow you to watch a preview directly within the collection below. [...]

Swimming on My Wedding Day: My Cancer Journey through the

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In the Civil War, Tubman was a spy and scout for the Union in the Sea Islands. In 1960, his rocket development center transferred from the army to the newly established NASA and received a mandate to build the giant Saturn rockets. If you are Private Browsing in Firefox, "Tracking Protection" may cause the adblock notice to show. It takes its name from the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes who settled on the island during the 5th and 6th centuries.... [...]

Conversations with Isaiah Berlin: Recollections of an

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.45 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The implication that the Nazis could develop extremely powerful weapons prompted President Roosevelt to establish the Manhattan Project in 1941. African-American history is the portion of American history that specifically discusses the African American or Black American ethnic group in the United States. Six years later, another of Gladys’ commands, “Help Me Make It Through The Night,” became the quartet’s biggest British hit during their Motown years, reaching No. 11. [...]

Fake: Forgery, Lies, & eBay

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The cultural highlight of the evening is the geiko's performance of a seasonal dance, accompanied by traditional music, typically played on the shamisen by another geiko. Eisenhower (soon promoted to lieutenant general) was named supreme commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces, European Theater of Operations. After marriage, an ancient Chinese woman would have to be subservient to her husband and was not allowed to raise her voice. He was on the point of questioning me." [...]