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Felix A. Sommerfeld and the Mexican Front in the Great War

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Felix A. Sommerfeld and the Mexican Front in the Great War by Summary

The German government decided in the fall of 1914 to corner the U.S. arms and ammunition market to the detriment of England and France. In New York German Military Attaché Franz von Papen and Naval Attaché Karl Boy-Ed could not think of anyone more effective and with better connections than Felix A. Sommerfeld to sell off the weapons and ammunition to Mexico. A few months later, Sommerfeld received orders to create a border incident. Tensions along the U.S. - Mexican border suddenly increased in a wave of border raids under the Plan de San Diego. When Pancho Villa attacked the town of Columbus, NM, on March 9, 1916, virtually the entire regular U.S. Army descended upon Mexico or patrolled the border. War seemed inevitable. Federal agents could not prove it, but suspected German involvement. Felix A. Sommerfeld and fellow agents had forced the hand of the U.S. government through some of the most intricate clandestine operations in the history of World War I.

La Revolución

La Revolución Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Benjamin
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292782977
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La Revolución by Thomas Benjamin Summary

The 1910 Revolution is still tangibly present in Mexico in the festivals that celebrate its victories, on the monuments to its heroes, and, most important, in the stories and memories of the Mexican people. Yet there has never been general agreement on what the revolution meant, what its objectives were, and whether they have been accomplished. This pathfinding book shows how Mexicans from 1910 through the 1950s interpreted the revolution, tried to make sense of it, and, through collective memory, myth-making, and history writing, invented an idea called "la Revolución." In part one, Thomas Benjamin follows the historical development of different and often opposing revolutionary traditions and the state's efforts to forge them into one unified and unifying narrative. In part two, he examines ways of remembering the past and making it relevant to the present through fiestas, monuments, and official history. This research clarifies how the revolution has served to authorize and legitimize political factions and particular regimes to the present day. Beyond the Mexican case, it demonstrates how history is used to serve the needs of the present.

The Land of Little Rain

The Land of Little Rain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Hunter Austin
Editor: Good Press
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"The Land of Little Rain" by Mary Hunter Austin. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Explorer's Guide Mexico City, Puebla & Cuernavaca: A Great Destination

Explorer's Guide Mexico City, Puebla & Cuernavaca: A Great Destination Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zain Deane
Editor: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581579004
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Explorer's Guide Mexico City, Puebla & Cuernavaca: A Great Destination by Zain Deane Summary

A complete guide to the populous Mexican capitol and surrounding areas. Welcome to Mexico City, the oldest city in the Americas and one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Zain Dean introduces you to its unique mix of ancient empire and modern, sophisticated society: “If you’re willing to brave its often misunderstood exterior,” he writes, “you’ll be rewarded by a city that has been fascinating adventurers, wanderers, and explorers for thousands of years.” Mexico’s capital and its environs offer pre-Hispanic ruins and magnificent temples, as well as ritzy retreats, spectacular volcanoes, and picturesque historic areas. You’ll also find dining, shopping, and accommodations to suit every budget. Sections thoughtfully and thoroughly cover the myths and realities of travel in Mexico, language and monetary concerns, and health and safety issues. More than 100 photographs and detailed maps round out the package, making this guidebook an indispensable resource.

Rebirth

Rebirth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Douglas Monroy
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520920774
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Rebirth by Douglas Monroy Summary

This sweeping, vibrant narrative chronicles the history of the Mexican community in Los Angeles. Douglas Monroy unravels the dramatic, complex story of Mexican immigration to Los Angeles during the early decades of the twentieth century and shows how Mexican immigrants re-created their lives and their communities. Against the backdrop of this newly created cityscape, Rebirth explores pivotal aspects of Mexican Los Angeles during this time—its history, political economy, popular culture—and depicts the creation of a time and place unique in Californian and American history. Mexican boxers, movie stars, politicians, workers, parents, and children, American popular culture and schools, and historical fervor on both sides of the border all come alive in this literary, jargon-free chronicle. In addition to the colorful unfolding of the social and cultural life of Mexican Los Angeles, Monroy tells a story of first-generation immigrants that provides important points of comparison for understanding other immigrant groups in the United States. Monroy shows how the transmigration of space, culture, and reality from Mexico to Los Angeles became neither wholly American nor Mexican, but México de afuera, "Mexico outside," a place where new concerns and new lives emerged from what was both old and familiar. This extremely accessible work uncovers the human stories of a dynamic immigrant population and shows the emergence of a truly transnational history and culture. Rebirth provides an integral piece of Chicano history, as well as an important element of California urban history, with the rich, synthetic portrait it gives of Mexican Los Angeles.

The Greatest Works of Joseph Alexander Altsheler

The Greatest Works of Joseph Alexander Altsheler Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph Alexander Altsheler
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The Greatest Works of Joseph Alexander Altsheler by Joseph Alexander Altsheler Summary

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Joseph Alexander Altsheler collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Young Trailers Series The Young Trailers The Forest Runners The Keepers of the Trail The Eyes of the Woods The Free Rangers The Riflemen of the Ohio The Scouts of the Valley The Border Watch The French and Indian War Series The Hunters of the Hills The Shadow of the North The Rulers of the Lakes The Masters of the Peaks The Lords of the Wild The Sun of Quebec The Texan Series The Texan Star The Texan Scouts The Civil War Series The Guns of Bull Run The Guns of Shiloh The Scouts of Stonewall The Sword of Antietam The Star of Gettysburg The Rock of Chickamauga The Shades of the Wilderness The Tree of Appomattox The World War Series The Guns of Europe The Forest of Swords The Hosts of the Air Other Novels The Great Sioux Trail In Hostile Red The Last Rebel Before the Dawn The Candidate The Last of the Chiefs The Quest of the Four Apache Gold

Secret Cities of Old South America

Secret Cities of Old South America Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harold T. Wilkins
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1605203211
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Secret Cities of Old South America by Harold T. Wilkins Summary

Monstrous beasts, lost worlds, vanished civilizations, Amazon warriors, even Atlantis and Noahs ark figure in this wondrous and rare book. Hard to find in print before now, this obscure 1952 work is an artifact itself, of the postwar fascination with all things mysterious, from flying saucers to ancient astronauts to the third eye. In this wildly entertainingand more than a little bit preposterousdocument, Wilkins takes us from mountain jungles to unexplored swamps on a search for the hidden secrets of old South America. Seekers after the arcane and fans of the paranormal will delight in this odd and extraordinary volume. British journalist and historian HAROLD T. WILKINS (18911960) is also the author of Mysteries of Ancient South America (1945) and Mysteries of Time and Space (1958).

The Greatest Works of Emerson Hough – 19 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)

The Greatest Works of Emerson Hough – 19 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emerson Hough
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The Greatest Works of Emerson Hough – 19 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition) by Emerson Hough Summary

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Greatest Works of Emerson Hough – 19 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)" This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Young Alaskans Series The Young Alaskans The Young Alaskans in the Rockies The Young Alaskans on the Trail Young Alaskans in the Far North The Young Alaskans on the Missouri Other Novels The Girl at the Halfway House The Mississippi Bubble The Law of the Land Heart's Desire The Way of a Man 54-40 or Fight The Purchase Price The Lady and the Pirate The Man Next Door The Magnificent Adventure The Broken Gate The Way Out The Sagebrusher The Covered Wagon Children's Books King of Gee-Whiz Singing Mouse Stories The Land of the Singing Mouse The Burden of a Song The Little River What the Waters Said Lake Belle-Marie The Skull and the Rose The Man of the Mountain At the Place of the Oaks The Birth of the Hours The Stone That Had No Thought The Tear and the Smile How the Mountains Ate Up the Plains The Savage and Its Heart The Beast Terrible The Passing of Men The House of Truth Where the City Went The Bell and the Shadows Of the Greatest Sorrow The Shoes of the Princess Of White Moths The House of Dreams Poetry The Unredeemed Historical Works The Story of the Cowboy The Way to the West The Story of the Outlaw The Passing of the Frontier Maw's Vacation Emerson Hough (1857–1923) was an American author best known for writing western stories, adventure tales and historical novels. His best known works include western novels The Mississippi Bubble and The Covered Wagon, The Young Alaskans series of adventure novels, and historical works The Way to the West and The Story of the Cowboy.

Buddha’S Tooth

Buddha’S Tooth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: U. C. Fate
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496951042
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Buddha’S Tooth by U. C. Fate Summary

U. C. Fate has only one little thing to do before he dies. That is, to kill God. The novel opens on the very day Fate has scheduled for this public execution. We are in Sri Lanka, at the Buddhist Temple of the Tooth during Esala Perahera (the sacred procession of the Tooth Relic.) But a not-so-simple twist of fate interrupts U. C. Fates plans. God easily escapes, while Fate himself is killed (and by a pious mob of monks, no less.) Yet, instead of experiencing death, our protoplasmic protagonist is rescued by an unasked-for Resurrection. U. C. Fate instantly Awakens; both with God Consciousness and a far better sense of humor. From here, all the way to the hereafter, U. C. Fate goes on a Magical Mythos Tour. He revisits thousands of years of religious history, each of his steps on this Inter and Intra-Religious journey are taken while wearing satiric slippers. Culture, chronology, and traditional time simply lose their fixed frames as Ancient Greeks, modern Rock n Rollers, Catholic Conquistas of Spain, and present day Mormons, argue with tribal American Indians over whose Truth is True. The Incarnated God Quetzalcatl is also here to fulfill Meso-American prophecy (i.e. The Second Coming only salsa style.) After this cosmic Love connection we come to the long awaited meeting with The Buddha. Buddhas Paradiso bridge is only open for Open-Ended-BeginningsThis means U. C. Fate must return Buddhas Tooth! He does so, thereby restoring every religion to their Rightful Rites.

Diagnostic Interviewing

Diagnostic Interviewing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel L. Segal,Michel Hersen
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441913203
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Diagnostic Interviewing by Daniel L. Segal,Michel Hersen Summary

This volume represents a clear, jargon-free overview of diagnostic categories with helpful hints regarding a psychiatric interview. Completely revised and updated, detailing current innovations in theory and practice, including recent changes in the DSM-IV.

101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Children

101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Children Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nancy J. Keane
Editor: ABC-CLIO
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101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Children by Nancy J. Keane Summary

Created in consultation with teachers and public librarians, this fantastic collection of 101 ready-to-use book lists provides invaluable help for any educator who plans activities for children that involve using literature.

Great American Youth

Great American Youth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mike Scott
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ISBN: 9781456760441
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Great American Youth by Mike Scott Summary

Based on actual events, this soul-gripping tale is an account of survival in the urban jungle of Chicago, in the 1980s. While embarked on his own street-journey, Michael Scott enters a world in which a band of brothers are locked in a desperate engagement, an Alamo-like siege of their hood. Amidst turbulent conditions, the narrator gives us all a ticket to ride next to him on this roller coaster ride, with its twist and turns of horror and frustration, suspense and humor. Following in the tradition of profound gang tales such as "The Outsiders" and "West Side Story," this must-read book goes beneath the hardcore surface to show the struggle of the human spirit.

Explorer's Guide San Miguel de Allende & Guanajuato: A Great Destination (Second Edition)

Explorer's Guide San Miguel de Allende & Guanajuato: A Great Destination (Second Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kevin Delgado
Editor: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581578423
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Explorer's Guide San Miguel de Allende & Guanajuato: A Great Destination (Second Edition) by Kevin Delgado Summary

From the sophisticated resorts of San Miguel de Allende to the lively festivals of Guanajuato, these celebrated colonial cities situated in the mountains north of Mexico City will allure travelers of all types. Now in its second edition, this favorite guide has been restyled and is illustrated with full-color maps and photos throughout. Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect getaway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation, and more; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; maps of regions and locales, and more.

Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide

Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ken Mather
Editor: Heritage House Publishing Co
ISBN: 1927527104
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Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide by Ken Mather Summary

Despite being neighbouring provinces with long ranching histories, British Columbia and Alberta saw their ranching techniques develop quite differently. As most ranching styles were based on one of the two dominant styles in use south of the border, BC ranchers tended to adopt the California style whereas Alberta took its lead from Texas. But the different practices actually go back much further. Cattle cultures in southwestern Spain, sub-Saharan Africa and the British highlands all shaped the basis of North American ranching. Digging deep into the origins of cowboy culture, Ken Mather tells the stories of men and women on the ranching frontiers of British Columbia and Alberta and reveals little-known details that help us understand the beginnings of ranching in these two provinces.

The Great Leader

The Great Leader Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jim Harrison
Editor: House of Anansi
ISBN: 1770890467
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The Great Leader by Jim Harrison Summary

Literary legend Jim Harrison gives us a brilliant new work that finds him writing at the height of his powers, and in fresh and audacious new directions. The Great Leader is the story of Detective Sunderson, a northern Michigan police detective who has recently retired and has one case he can’t quite shake -- the investigation of a cult leader whom he eventually pursues to Arizona and further afield. Harrison gives readers a unique take on the culture of “Yoopers” (what folks from the rest of Michigan and the Midwest call people from the Upper Peninsula) and cops, in a novel that is wonderfully clever, powerful, and slyly redemptive.

History's Greatest Libels

History's Greatest Libels Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steve Byas
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457539675
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History's Greatest Libels by Steve Byas Summary

George Orwell said, “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” Liberals understand that they win victories today by distorting the record of our past. For all their devotion to the merits of tradition, conservatives think a great victory, such as the confirmation of Clarence Thomas, is the end of the battle. Liberals never concede the historical record, and neither should those who believe in limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty. In History’s Greatest Libels, Steve Byas takes the battle to the Left, challenging head-on their politicized distortions of the past.

The Great Turning

The Great Turning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lesli Richardson
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The Great Turning by Lesli Richardson Summary

From hunters to hunted... It’s almost one hundred years since The Great Turning, the catastrophic meteor strike that changed the world forever. Russell Owens is a recently discharged New North Americas Army sniper who only wants to return to his home just outside of Yellowstone to resume life with his gentle husband, Ted. Russell doesn’t want to re-up and hates that he had to kill for a living. Zola Wright is the most skilled assassin the NNAA has ever had. She was tricked into re-upping—once. When the burned-out Red is sent to find Russell to talk him into returning, what her commanding officer doesn’t realize is that she’s not coming back. Her conscription time is up, and she wants out. She’s also reluctantly falling for Russell. Now the sniper and the assassin are the ones being hunted, on the run from the army they just finished serving. Their former CO has secrets he’ll kill to keep. But Russell and Zola have more in common than their killing skills. And when Russell and Ted both fall for Zola, she knows their only option is to stand and fight together for the happiness and peace they yearn for—or die trying. Book 1 in The Great Turning trilogy. Science-fiction, post-apocalyptic, meteor strike, GLBTQ, HEA.

The Greatest Sea Adventures - Jack London Edition

The Greatest Sea Adventures - Jack London Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jack London
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ISBN: 8027220904
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The Greatest Sea Adventures - Jack London Edition by Jack London Summary

This unique collection of the greatest sea adventures of Jack London has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Contents: The Cruise of the Dazzler The Sea-Wolf Adventure A Son of the Sun The Mutiny of the Elsinore The Cruise of the Snark Tales of the Fish Patrol White and Yellow The King of the Greeks A Raid on the Oyster Pirates The Siege of the "Lancashire Queen" Charley's Coup Demetrios Contos Yellow Handkerchief South Sea Tales The House of Mapuhi The Whale Tooth Mauki "Yah! Yah! Yah!" The Heathen The Terrible Solomons The Inevitable White Man The Seed of McCoy Jack London (1876-1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. His amazing life experience also includes being an oyster pirate, railroad hobo, gold prospector, sailor, war correspondent and much more. He wrote adventure novels & sea tales, stories of the Gold Rush, tales of the South Pacific and the San Francisco Bay area - most of which were based on or inspired by his own life experiences.