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The Man Who Would Be King - ...Rudyard Kipling

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The Man Who Would Be King” (1888) is a short story by Rudyard Kipling. It is about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. The story was inspired by the exploits of James Brook… more

The Man Who Would Be King - ORIGINAL VERSION PUBLISHED FOR KINDLE - Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling

Tarzan Of The Apes - Edgar R...Edgar Rice Burroughs

I had this story from one who had no business to tell it to me, or to any other. I may credit the seductive influence of an old vintage upon the narrator for the beginning of it, and my own skeptical incredulity during the days that followe… more

Tarzan Of The Apes - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Arab WarGertrude Bell

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Gertrude Bell was a remarkable woman for any age but her achievements in the British Colonial Office during World War I and in Iraq after the war were truly extraordinary. She was a prime architect, if not the mother of the modern state of … more

The Arab War
Gertrude Bell


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Power, passion, politics. The sleepy state of Sarawak is stirred up as never before by the arrival of Gerald McBryan. An unscrupulous adventurer, he soon has the Rajah and Ranee eating out of his hand. The eminence grise of Rajah Vyner, he… more

Alex Ling
Xlibris , English

Churchill's Children - The P...A. R. Grogan

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NEW SERIES - Churchill’s Children is a coming of age story set against a back drop ofthe true events of the Second World War. From Zulu’s, an IndianPrincess, secret tunnels and the last public execution in Paris - tophantom Zeppelins and an… more

Churchill’s Children - The Phantom Zeppelin
A. R. Grogan
Brindian Press , English

My Splendid ConcubineLloyd Lofthouse

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PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE BEFORE BUYING THE BOOK:This 2nd edition of “My Splendid Concubine” will be unpublished on July 4th, 2013. It has already been replaced with the revised and edited 3rd edition that also includes the sequel, “Our Hart… more

My Splendid Concubine
Lloyd Lofthouse
Three Clover Press , English

All About George Washington ...The Editors of Blue Shoe Press

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Our first president was an extraordinary man. He was a surveyor, landowner and one-time colonel in the British Colonial Army of Virginia, as well as the first general of the Revolutionary Army. George Washington also presided over the Conti… more

All About George Washington A Pictorial Biography for Students
The Editors of Blue Shoe Press

Independence: The Struggle t...John Ferling

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No event in American history was more pivotal-or more furiously contested-than Congress’s decision to declare independence in July 1776. Even months after American blood had been shed at Lexington and Concord, many colonists remained loyal… more

Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free
John Ferling
Bloomsbury Press , English

Colonization After Emancipat...Phillip W. Magness, Sebastia...

History has long acknowledged that President Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator, had considered other approaches to rectifying the problem of slavery during his administration. Prior to Emancipation, Lincoln was a proponent of coloni… more

Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement
Phillip W. Magness, Sebastian N. Page
University of Missouri , English

Cecil Rhodes Man and Empire-...Princess Catherine Radziwill

Rhodes had already tried and failed to get a mining concession from Lobengula, king of the Ndebele of Matabeleland. In 1888 he tried again. He sent John Moffat, son of the missionary Robert Moffat, who was trusted by Lobengula, to persuade … more

Cecil Rhodes Man and Empire-Maker By Princess Catherine Radziwill (Annotated) + (Illustrated)
Princess Catherine Radziwill