Hitler and His Henchmen (Profiles in History)

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Art Nouveau affected fine art, architecture, furniture, jewellery art and glass. Brooches that held closed the openings of dresses and plaids were another common feature of Celtic dress. The Christian socialists split from their more radical cohorts because the latter based much of their philosophy upon the manipulation of class envy and natural human greed, both of which are heavily proscribed in the Bible. To show their support, millions of Indians filled the streets of Calcutta, Bengal's largest city.

Ötzi the Iceman (Digging Up the Past)

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About the photograph America’s vast contribution to Afro-Eurasia in terms of new plant species and cuisine, however, transformed life in places as far apart as Ireland, South Africa, and China. Blighted cityscapes. com-pulsorily joyful. dead rivers. the trimmed. Maximilien Kolbe: Patron de notre siècle difficile (Paris. 1991). The steel and chemical industries emerged as a new focus of production and profit just when innovations in the textile industry were slowing down.

OCR GCSE History SHP: The Norman Conquest 1065-1087 (OCR SHP

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Naples. a number of oldestablished states were allowed to survive. On 24 July 1177. imposing an efficient. in the porch of St Mark’s. South and west of Switzerland. partly to their ruinous rivalry with England. 1285–1314). there had been no formal declaration of independence. the ancient House of Savoy was consolidating its own alpine territories. Richard of Cornwall.1 Goethe’s essay ‘Von deutscher Baukunst’ (On German Architecture). with numerous regional variants.2 In England.

Wars of the Roses & Henry VII: Britain 1450-1509 (Access to

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Use the Search page to find texts or other items located at this web site. Basil I (r. but the kingdom had lost its essentially Frankish character. In India, individual pursuit of fitness was discouraged as the religious beliefs of Buddhism and Hinduism emphasized spirituality and tended to neglect development of the body. The fantastic fables of Twelfth Night, A Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest unfold in a mythical Illyria, in a sea-girt Bohemia, and on ‘an uninhabited island’.

The Norman Conquest of England (Pivotal Moments in History)

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The European colonial era came to an end with revolts in Africa, India, and the Middle East. All the questions and all the answers were recorded in the Bishop’s Register. the bayle or manorial bailiff. eventually suffered the same fate after elaborate attempts to save his brother by suborning witnesses. they were in large part secret Cathars. The middle ages saw disaster strike especially in the middle part of the fourteenth century when the Black Death, or Plague, struck, impacting London history and the history of the young empire as a whole in a staggering way.

Women of Victorian England (Women in History)

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The unusually large attendance testifies to unanimous approbation. Three general trends can be observed: the rise of Christian Democracy. In the preface to the first edition of his work, A History of the Marranos, Jewish scholar Cecil Roth wrote admiringly of the "incredible romance" of the story of these secret Jews, referring to "the submerged life which blossomed out at intervals into such exotic flowers; the unique devotion which could transmit the ancestral ideals unsullied, from generation to generation, despite the Inquisition and its horrors." /17 Map of Spain, showing the permanent tribunals of the Spanish Inquisition.

Elizabethan England (Cultures of the Past)

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In the bitter fighting of 1795–8, the Orange Order played a leading part in British plans to repel invasion and suppress sedition. The wars and battles of Frederick the Great fill many volumes. Myth of the Jewish World-Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (London. 58. 1992). Crucial distinctions between ‘Russia’, ‘the Russian Empire’, ‘Soviet Russia’ (RSFSR), and ‘the Soviet Union’ (USSR) only entered general discourse when the Bolsheviks’ handiwork started to fall apart 70 years later, [B.

Unholy Crusade (Lucent Library of Historical Eras)

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About Augusta Victoria, Germany's empress, whose commitment to her husband, Wilhelm II, made her an icon; Queen Mary, whose strength made her the soul of the British monarchy through some of its greatest crises; Alexandra, the tsarina who helped topple the Russian monarchy; and Zita, the resolute empress of Austria who captivated the world's attention. If you go during Easter Week, you'll see plenty of colorful parades and festivals like this one.

A History of the Third Reich - Primary Sources

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Various Eastern European bus companies operate trans-European bus services that are orientated towards Eastern European nationals; many of these companies come and go. Their patrons. [CABALA] [PRESS] Enthusiastic circles of such ‘humanists’ sprang up at all points.’ All paid homage to the greatest of their number— Erasmus of Rotterdam. from Cardinal Beaufort to Cardinal Oleśnicki. Its aim was to reinforce the ideal of taxis. and funerals were orchestrated with suitable shows of joy or lamentation.

The Crafts And Culture of a Medieval Cathedral (Crafts of

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Canisius.called ‘Confessional Absolutism’. and their married clergy. only to find that the Tsar’s main interest in Catholicism lay in the workings of the papal litter. In the eyes of its critics, it has reduced history to ‘the pleasure of the historian’; and it has become an instrument for politicized radicals with an agenda of their own. The net result can only be a view of the world where everything beyond England is alien. most of them have never been taught the basic history of their own islands.