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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

Download Soldat Reflections Of A German Soldier 1936-49 by Siegfried Knappe – The Story Of A Great Leader And Lucky SurvivorPDF Summary:Recounting his role in World War II, a German soldier describes his days in Hitlers youth labor service, his five years in a Soviet prison camp, and his reunion with his wife and children. [...]

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Download Augustus The Life of Romes First Emperor by Anthony Everitt – Edifying And Reasonably ReadablePDF Summary:He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome’s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand [...]

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Download Washington Rules Americas Path to Permanent War American Empire Project by Andrew Bacevich – An Outstanding Assessment Of The Washington Rules Usa Wartime Policies ActionsPDF Summary:The bestselling author of The Limits of Power critically examines the Washington consensus on national security and why it must changeFor the last half century, as administrations have come [...]

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Download Lincoln Unmasked What Youre Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe by Thomas DiLorenzo – The Truth Behind The LegendPDF Summary:What if you were told that the revered leader Abraham Lincoln was actually a political tyrant who stifled his opponents by suppressing their civil rights? What if you learned that the man so affectionately [...]

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Download Hitler 1889-1936 Hubris by Ian Kershaw – Excellent BiographyPDF Summary:Noted for his excellent structural explanation of the Third Reichs political culture in The Hitler Myth, eminent historian Ian Kershaw shifts approach in this innovative biography of the Nazi tyrant. The first of a two-volume study, Hubris is far from a simple rehearsal of great [...]

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Download The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam – Reads As If It Were Written YesterdayPDF Summary:A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience. — The New York Times[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam. It is also the Iliad of the American empire and the Odyssey of this nations search [...]

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Download What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew From Fox Hunting to Whist — The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England by Daniel Pool – Wonderful Book On 19Th Century Social HistoryPDF Summary:From fox-hunting to whist, this lively guide to the intricate manners, mores, social distinctions, sports, games, and sundry peculiarities of 19th-century [...]

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Download Dreaming in Code Two Dozen Programmers Three Years 4 732 Bugs and One Quest for Transcendent Software by Scott Rosenberg – Recommended For Non ProgrammersPDF Summary:In the 80s, Tracy Kidders The Soul of a New Machine attempted to define the story of the development of a minicomputer: from the new science to the business [...]

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Download The Western Canon The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom – It Inspired This General Reader To Start Reading The CanonPDF Summary:Discussed and debated, revered and reviled, Blooms tome reinvigorates and re-examines Western Literature, arguing against the politicization of reading. His erudite passion will encourage you to hurry and finish his [...]

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Download History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard Mason – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:From the acclaimed author of The Drowning People (“A literary sensation” —The New York Times Book Review) and Natural Elements (“A magnum opus” —The New Yorker), an opulent, romantic coming-of-age drama set at the height of Europe’s belle époque, written in the [...]

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