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The Blood Drenched Sea Ships At War In The Ancient Mediterranean

Author : Alfred S. Bradford
ISBN : 9781440871030
Genre : History
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This book is an indispensable resource for readers who want to know the whole, comprehensive story of ancient naval warfare. • Describes the bloodiest naval war in human history • Reflects the expertise of the author, a much-respected historian of the ancient Mediterranean world • Includes valuable maps and illustrations

Rulers Of The Indian Ocean

Author : G. A. Ballard
ISBN : 8120613147
Genre : Indian Ocean
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Covers Vasco Da Gama, Alphonso Albuquerque,King Manoel, Vice Admiral Pocock Etc.

Death Gods An Encyclopedia Of The Rulers Evil Spirits And Geographies Of The Dead

Author : Ernest L. Abel
ISBN : 9780313357138
Genre : Religion
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In cultures throughout human history people have believed that some part of themselves continued to exist after they died. Part of that belief is that living can influence what happens to the dead in the afterlife, and the dead can return from the afterlife to affect the living. Death Gods: An Encyclopedia of the Rulers, Evil Spirits, and Geographies of the Dead describes the many ways the afterlife—especially that part of the afterlife commonly known as Hell—has been characterized in myths from around the world. The hundreds of entries provide readers with a guide to the afterlife as portrayed in these myths - its geography, its rulers, its inhabitants, how they got there, and what happens after their arrival. While the Devil is a prominent resident and ruler of the afterworld in many religions, especially Christianity, this book examines many other versions of Hell whether presided over by the Devil, Hades, or one of the many other rulers of the dead. Death Gods provides concise encyclopedic entries on all aspects of the mythology of the afterlife: The underworlds form the myths of cultures from across the globe—for example, Xibalba, the underworld of the Quiche Maya; Di Yu, the underground realm of the dead in Chinese mythology; the gods and demons of the afterlife—the Hindu god of death and justice Yama; Ahriman, the evil twin of the benevolent god Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrian mythology; Buso, the invisible ghouls who haunt graveyards and feed on human corpses in Philippine mythology. The volume includes an extensive bibliography of the most useful resources for understanding the mythology of death and the afterlife.

Xenophon S Works

Author : Xenophon
ISBN : STANFORD:36105016657319
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Xenophon S Minor Works

Author : Xenophon
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Democracy And Money

Author : George C. Bitros
ISBN : 9781000097061
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The authors of this book argue that post-war fiscal and monetary policies in the U.S. are prone to more frequent and more destabilizing domestic and international financial crises. So, in the aftermath of the one that erupted in 2008, they propose that now we are sleepwalking into another, which under the prevailing institutional circumstances could develop into a worldwide financial Armageddon. Thinking ahead of such a calamity, this book presents for the first time a model of democratic governance with privately produced money based on the case of Athens in Classical times, and explains why, if it is conceived as a benchmark for reference and adaptation, it may provide an effective way out from the dreadful predicament that state managed fiat money holds for the stability of Western-type democracies and the international financial system. As the U.S. today, Athens at that time reached the apex of its military, economic, political, cultural, and scientific influence in the world. But Athens triumphed through different approaches to democracy and fundamentally different fiscal and monetary policies than the U.S. Thus the readers will have the opportunity to learn about these differences and appreciate the potential they offer for confronting the challenges contemporary democracies face under the leadership of the U.S. The book will find audiences among academics, university students, and researchers across a wide range of fields and subfields, as well as legislators, fiscal and monetary policy makers, and economic and financial consultants.

The Colorado School Journal

Author : Aaron Gove
ISBN : HARVARD:32044096996095
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The Invisible Wave

Author : Mitric Nikolas
ISBN : 9781643376301
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Fierce Vikings and mystical Sirens face each other in a neverending battle over their greatest source of life: the sea.

South Sea Massacres

Author : Vagabond
ISBN : MINN:319510023807399
Genre : Blackbirding
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Boys And Their Rulers

Author : E. Ward
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The Danger Of The Errors Of The Rulers A Sermon On Eccl X 5 6 7 Preached Upon The Tenth Of March 1661 At The Assizes For Staffordshire Held At Wolverhampton

Author : Edward POWEL
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The Real Cruel Sea

Author : Richard Woodman
ISBN : 9781844689750
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For the British, the Battle of the Atlantic was a fight for survival. They depended on the safe transit of hundreds of convoys of merchant ships laden with food, raw materials and munitions from America to feed the country and to keep the war effort going, and they had to export manufactured goods to pay for it all. So Britain's merchant navy, a disparate collection of private vessels, became the country's lifeline, while its seamen, officially non-combatants, bravely endured the onslaught of the German U-boat offensive until Allied superiority overwhelmed the enemy.In this important, moving and exciting book, drawing extensively on first-hand sources, the acclaimed maritime historian Richard Woodman establishes the importance of the British and Allied merchant fleets in the struggle against Germany and elevates the heroic seamen who manned them to their rightful place in the history of the Second World War.

Bulletin Of The Pan American Union

Author : Pan American Union
ISBN : UCAL:$B730303
Genre : America
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Merchants And Rulers In Gujarat

Author : M. N. Pearson
ISBN : 9780520337275
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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1976.

Commerce With The Universe

Author : Gaurav Desai
ISBN : 9780231164542
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Reading the life narratives and literary texts of South Asians writing in East Africa, Gaurav Desai builds a new history of Africa’s encounter with slavery, colonialism, migration, nationalism, development, and globalization. Rather than approach literature and culture from a nation-centered perspective, Desai connects the medieval trade routes of the Islamicate empire, the early independence movements galvanized in part by Gandhi’s southern African experiences, the invention of new ethnic nationalisms, and the rise of plural, multiethnic nations to the fertile exchange taking place across the Indian Ocean.

Ocean Of Love Or Sea Of Troubles?

Author : Geoffrey Harris
ISBN : 9781498238052
Genre : Religion
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The title of Dr. Harris' book suggests that life is like a two-sided coin: it can be an Ocean of Love but can also be a Sea of Troubles. The subtitle clarifies this paradox: first, there are many signs of God's reality and activity in the world, and the first section of the book examines ways in which people are aware of God as both a creative and immanent presence in life. The "signs" of God are not philosophical "proofs" but empirical realities accessible to all people. In the second section, the biblical responses to suffering in the world are explored--through both Old and New Testaments. In the third section the writings of two modern apologists, C. S. Lewis and Philip Yancey, are assessed, and then finally there is a chapter of interviews with people who have known suffering in their lives.

The Duty Of People To Pray For And Praise Their Rulers A Sermon On Ps Lxxii 15 At The Lecture In Hingham On Occasion Of The Arrival Of His Excellency J Belcher To His Government Etc

Author : Ebenezer GAY (of Hingham, Mass.)
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Author : John Esten Cooke
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Contest For The South China Sea

Author : Marwyn Samuels
ISBN : 9781136575532
Genre : Philosophy
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First published in 1982. Wide-ranging and fully documented, this book is the first detailed study of the origins, contexts and consequences of the long-standing dispute between China, Taiwan, Vietnam and the Philippines over the Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos in the South China Sea - one of the world's most strategically important inter-ocean basins and China's southern maritime frontier. Samuels' analysis: * Highlights the impact of the shifting balance of power in Asia and the growing competition for oceanic resources * Examines the implications of the dispute in terms of the historical and modern role of china as a maritime power in Asia.

Sea Spell

Author : Jennifer Donnelly
ISBN : 9781444923643
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Six mermaids battle to save their hidden world in Disney's epic series finale for fans of Percy Jackson and The Girl of Ink & Stars. The mermaids prepare for war. The powerful Volneros is invading all the mer realms and in a foolish attempt to stop him, founding father Orfeo plans to unleash an ancient and dangerous monster from its icy prison. While Astrid faces her powerful ancestors to steal the black pearl talisman from Orfeo's stronghold, Ava must travel to the treacherous swamps of the Mississippi where the evil Okwa Naholo spirits kill with a single glance. In an epic battle, the Black Fin resistance, lead by Serafina, must defeat both Voleneros and Orfeo and prevent the destruction of their world.

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