The Battle of Loos

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Author: Philip Warner

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781840222296

Category: History

Page: 245

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"On 25th September 1915, and for a few days afterward, the small town of Loos, between Lens and La Bass?e in Northern France, became the centre of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War ... Philip Warner's narrative is vividly brought to life through the words of survivors from all parts of the line: the infantry, the gunners, the officers, and including extracts from the letters and diaries of Sir John French ... Through their accounts and diaries of the time, they reveal one of the most horrific tales of war yet told as well as the heroism and determination that in the end tipped the scales to victory"--Page 4 of cover.

The Battle of Hastings

Sources and Interpretations

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Author: Stephen Morillo

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 9780851156194

Category: History

Page: 230

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A unique collection of materials focused on one of the most significant battles in European history.

The Battle

How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future

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Author: Arthur C. Brooks

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0465027873

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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America faces a new culture war. It is not a war about guns, abortions, or gays—rather it is a war against the creeping changes to our entrepreneurial culture, the true bedrock of who we are as a people. The new culture war is a battle between free enterprise and social democracy. Many Americans have forgotten the evils of socialism and the predations of the American Great Society's welfare state programs. But, as American Enterprise Institute's president Arthur C. Brooks reveals in The Battle, the forces for social democracy have returned with a vengeance, expanding the power of the state to a breathtaking degree. The Battle offers a plan of action for the defense of free enterprise; it is at once a call to arms and a crucial redefinition of the political and moral gulf that divides Right and Left in America today. The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.

The Battle of Adwa

Reflections on Ethiopia's Historic Victory Against European Colonialism

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Author: Paulos Milkias,Getachew Metaferia

Publisher: Algora Publishing

ISBN: 0875864155

Category: Adwa, Battle of, Adwa, Ethiopia, 1896

Page: 320

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Ethiopia trounced the Italians in 1896 in the greatest African victory over Europe since Hannibal, but failed to prevent the loss of Eritrea. The event was a powerful constitutive force in the rise of modern Africa and pan-Africanism and resounds in the shared memory of Africans and Black Americans even today.

The Battle of Yorktown, 1781

A Reassessment

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Author: John D. Grainger

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 9781843831372

Category: History

Page: 203

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"Survey and analysis of important battle of the American War of Independence"--Provided by publisher.

The Battle for Asia

From Decolonization to Globalization

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Author: Mark T. Berger

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415325288

Category: History

Page: 343

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Presents a history of the Asian region, from 1945 to the present day, covering such topics as development, decolonization, the effect of communism, and globalization.

The Battle of the Binge

Book and Workbook

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Author: Bill Bledsoe

Publisher: Dr. Bill Bledsoe

ISBN: 9780975856406

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 294

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Required reading for the beginning of any diet. Ninety percent of all diets fail to give permanent weight loss, but this will prevent dieting failure. Uncontrolled cravings cause diets to fail, so learn that cravings are caused by what you eat, when you eat and how much you eat, and also how to prevent cravings with proactive eating. Never again feel starvation, cravings, or hunger, even while on your favorite diet. Original.

The Battle of Lexington and Concord

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Author: Scott Waldman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 0823963284

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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A play-by-play description of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, using atlas-style maps and charts.

The Battle of Yorktown

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Author: Dee Ready

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736810975

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Discusses the last major battle of the American Revolution which brought victory to the American patriots.

The Battle of Saratoga

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Author: Wendy Vierow

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 0823963322

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Looks at the planning, key figures, events, and aftermath of the Battle of Saratoga.