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Copper coinage of imperial Russia 1700-1917 by B. F. Brekke

By B. F. Brekke

To the committed numismatist, ownership of a unprecedented coin offers a similar excitement be the steel platinum, gold, silver, copper, or nickel. within the box of Russian numismatics, it's the copper cash that experience to date no longer been given the eye they so richly deserve. The copper tale is sort of as fascinating and various because the gold and silver or the platinum, specifically as they definitely should have supplied the overpowering a part of the money in flow for the standard Russian throughout the Czarist interval 1700—1917. it's the goal of this catalogue to lend stability to the numismatic literature of this era of Russian historical past to be had to the Western numismatist.

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Vom Eismeer bis zum Kaukasus by Alex Buchner

By Alex Buchner

Vom Eismeer bis zum Kaukasus КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: DorflerАвтор(ы): Alex BuchnerЯзык: GermanГод издания: 2001Количество страниц: 204ISBN: 3-8955-5047-7Формат: pdf (300 dpi) 1950x2800 HQРазмер: 170.0 mb Rapid1 Rapid2Ifolder1Ifolder2 sixty eight

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Crisis and Development: An Ecological Case Study of the by Victor Skipp

By Victor Skipp

Throughout the Tudor and Stuart classes the inhabitants of britain doubled, expanding from might be 2.5 to five million. while the full had final reached the 4-5 million mark, within the early fourteenth century, there have been a pointy Malthusian cut-back. How then did the rustic have the ability to holiday via this significant barrier at its moment try? Victor Skipp throws gentle in this query by way of developing a close version of demographic, monetary and social switch for a pattern staff of English groups. After examing the impact of the ecological alterations on social constitution, family and cultural existence, Mr Skipp turns to the broader implications of his version, contemplating the probabilities of adapting it to the research of 16th and 17th century advancements in different English groups; the way it may be concerning the 'general eu crisis', relatively as expounded within the neighborhood reports of French historians; and to the political alignment of neighborhood population through the English civil warfare.

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C Force to Hong Kong: A Canadian Catastrophy (Canadian War by Brereton Greenhous

By Brereton Greenhous

This can be the tale of a "no army threat" crusade that slowly become a nightmare. The e-book offers new solutions to a couple of tricky questions starting with a dialogue of why Canadian troops have been despatched to Hong Kong on the request of the British battle place of work. have been the British duplicitous in making this request? used to be Canadian leader of the final employees, Lieutenant-General Harry Crerar, accountable of placing his personal pursuits above these of his males in telling the minister of nationwide Defence that there has been "no army threat" in sending the "C" strength? The e-book recounts the formation of the "C" strength and its departure to Hong Kong the place it arrived simply 3 weeks earlier than the japanese assault. It outlines the process the conflict from December eight, 1941, till the inevitable hand over of the garrison on Christmas Day. It locations acceptable emphasis at the Canadian contribution, refuting 1947 allegations by means of the British General-Officer-Commanding - allegations which have been purely made public in 1993 - that the Canadians didn't struggle good. Greenhous assaults those fees with strong proof from individuals and eye-witnesses. eventually, the booklet tells the tale of existence and demise within the legal camps of Hong Kong and Japan.

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The Domesday Geography of Eastern England by H. C. Darby

By H. C. Darby

This version has been significantly revised to take account of extra examine in this topic and place-name identity. The remedy of facts for boroughs has been introduced into line with the opposite volumes during this sequence, a few maps were altered, and a quick component of 'Vineyards' with one new map has been extra to the final bankruptcy.

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Cavalry in Future Wars by Friedrich von Bernhardi, Charles Sydney Goldman

By Friedrich von Bernhardi, Charles Sydney Goldman

Friedrich Adolf Julius von Bernhardi used to be a Prussian normal and army historian. He used to be a best-selling writer sooner than global conflict I. A militarist, he's might be most sensible identified for his bellicose e-book Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg, revealed in 1911.

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