The White House: An Illustrated Architectural History by Patrick Phillips-Schrock

By Patrick Phillips-Schrock

previously referred to as the President’s condominium, then the administrative Mansion, and now for a very long time the White condominium, this recognized constitution has a desirable architectural background of ongoing switch. The white painted façade of James Hoban’s unique constitution has been further to and bolstered for greater than 2 hundred years, and its inside is a repository of a few of America’s maximum treasures. Artists resembling Benjamin Latrobe, Pierre-Antoine Bellangé, the Herter Brothers, Louis Tiffany, Charles McKim, Lorenzo Winslow, Stephane Boudin, Edward Vason Jones, and a bunch of others shaped interiors that welcomed and encouraged viewers either international and household. This meticulous historical past, that includes greater than 325 photos, diagrams and different illustrations, captures each one degree of the White House’s architectural and ornamental evolution.

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Robert F. Kennedy and the Shaping of Civil Rights, 1960–1964 by Philip A. Goduti Jr.

By Philip A. Goduti Jr.

From the 1960 John F. Kennedy presidential crusade to the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legal professional normal Robert F. Kennedy and the dept of Justice labored tirelessly to alter the weather of civil rights within the state. This booklet explores how the Kennedy brothers and leaders corresponding to Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis and James Meredith, between others, driven for swap at a serious time. via an research of White residence memoranda, speeches, mobile conversations and recorded discussions in addition to secondary assets, this learn explores Robert Kennedy’s function in key occasions of the civil rights move, which come with the liberty Rides in 1961, the Ole pass over quandary in 1962 and the Birmingham crusade and March on Washington in 1963. The mixed efforts of the Kennedys and those leaders helped swap the ambience within the country to 1 of popularity and chance for African americans and different minorities.

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Affectionately Yours, George Washington (The Thomas Fleming by Thomas Fleming

By Thomas Fleming

for plenty of americans, George Washington is simply the face on a greenback invoice. This ebook adjustments that perception.

George Washington, innovative conflict normal, Founding Father, and primary president of the U.S. used to be a hot and interesting guy. He suffered the suffering of adolescent ardour, fell in love along with his most sensible friend's spouse, and married the rich widow Martha Custis. He poured out his political and army woes to his brother Jack at midnight days of 1776, and in the course of a depressing iciness camped along with his troops in Valley Forge, he wrote a chatty letter to a chum in England. a majority of these incidents are the following in Washington's personal words.

Only via what Washington known as his "letters of friendship" do we absolutely comprehend this advanced guy. They express him joking together with his favourite Frenchman, the Marquis de Lafayette, advising his more youthful relations on love and marriage, writing with emotion to the unobtainable lady he enjoyed, and reconnecting along with her in his previous age.

Selected and edited by means of manhattan occasions bestselling historian Thomas Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's accumulated writings, this e-book could be a revelation to all.

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Lincoln and His World: Volume 4, The Path to the Presidency, by Richard Lawrence Miller

By Richard Lawrence Miller

within the climax of Richard Lawrence Miller’s epic four-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln’s pre-presidential years, a blunder through the proponents of slavery propels Lincoln towards the White condo. firstly, passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act looks a victory for the South, starting the yank West to slavery. eventually, although, the North rises in anger, with Lincoln assisting to fire up rage. prior to the 1st shot of the Civil conflict is fired, the formidable westerner is remodeled, looking extra strength but, yet wielding it in safety of the yank dream. His commitment and dependability set him except his Republican opponents and support him safe his party’s presidential nomination in 1860. With this installment, the main distinctive and finished biography of a pre-presidential Abraham Lincoln some time past a hundred years involves its conclusion.

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Remembering S R Nathan:A Mentor for All Seasons by Mushahid Ali,Kumar Ramakrishna

By Mushahid Ali,Kumar Ramakrishna

Remembering S R Nathan: A Mentor for All Seasons is a suite of essays commemorating the lifetime of Singapore's 6th President, the overdue Mr S R Nathan. The publication goals to offer better insights into the wide-ranging roles he had in his a number of contributions to Singapore. It studies his management and effect, his wonderful civil provider profession, and his dedication to social provider. The organization of the sections within the ebook displays the vast footprints Mr Nathan has left in lots of diverse sectors: international carrier; safeguard and intelligence; group development and social welfare; labour and alternate unions; media; and examine and academia. This booklet additionally includes perspectives on his amazing profession from international observers. different individuals contain public servants, policymakers, and students who've labored with him, discovered from him, and who have been encouraged by way of his lifelong commitment to Singapore. instructed in the course of the voices of those humans, Remembering S R Nathan: A Mentor for All Seasons supplies an informative, and but, own account of Mr Nathan as a pacesetter and mentor.

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Ronald Reagan: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) by J. David Woodard

By J. David Woodard

Ronald Reagan's tale reads like a Hollywood script whole with a small-town boyhood, motion picture stardom, monetary luck, and unequalled political acceptance. This ebook tells Reagan's true-life story in a fascinating and simply available manner.

• A timeline of vital occasions within the lifetime of Ronald Reagan

• A dozen black-and-white pictures depicting Reagan at numerous levels of his profession

• A glossary

• An annotated bibliography of print and digital resources

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Lincoln the Inventor by Jason Emerson

By Jason Emerson

In Lincoln the Inventor, Jason Emerson bargains the 1st remedy of Abraham Lincoln’ s invention of a tool to buoy vessels over shoals and its next patent as greater than mere old footnote.

In this e-book, Emerson exhibits how, while, the place, and why Lincoln created his invention; how his penchant for innovations and inventiveness used to be a part of his greater political trust in inner advancements and unfastened hard work rules; how his curiosity within the subject led him to aim his hand at scholarly lecturing; and the way Lincoln, as president, inspired or even contributed to the production of recent guns for the Union through the Civil War.

            in the course of his huge study, Emerson additionally exposed formerly unknown correspondence among Lincoln’ s son, Robert, and his presidential secretary, John Nicolay, which published the lifestyles of a formerly unknown draft of Abraham Lincoln’ s lecture “ Discoveries and Inventions.” Emerson not just examines the construction, supply, and legacy of this lecture, but additionally finds for the 1st time how Robert Lincoln owned this unknown model, how he misplaced and later attempted to discover it, the indifference with which Robert and Nicolay either held the lecture, and their choice to provide it as little recognition as attainable while publishing President Lincoln’ s accrued works.

           the tale of Lincoln’ s invention extends past a ship trip, the whittling of a few wooden, and a visit to the Patent place of work; the discovery had ramifications for Lincoln’ s lifestyles from the day his flatboat acquired caught in 1831 until eventually the day he died in 1865. along with giving a whole exam of this significant— and little identified— element of Lincoln’ s lifestyles, Lincoln the Inventor delves into the ramifications of Lincoln’ s highbrow interest and inventiveness, either as a civilian and as president, and considers the way it permits a clean perception into his total personality and contributed in no small technique to his greatness. Lincoln the Inventor is a clean contribution to the sector of Lincoln experiences a few subject lengthy overlooked.  By knowing Lincoln the inventor, we greater comprehend Lincoln the man.

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Vous êtes Napoléon Bonaparte : refaites l'histoire et by Patrick Des Ylouses

By Patrick Des Ylouses

Voici une façon amusante et intelligente de revisiter l’histoire de Napoléon Bonaparte.

Muni de ce livre et de dés, vous allez traverser l’Europe, depuis le jour de sa naissance jusqu’à son exil ultimate.

Confronté aux événements militaires et politiques de l’époque, vous aurez à décider des meilleures stratégies pour espérer mourir tranquillement, une fois votre oeuvre accomplie, dans une France impériale paisible et prospère.

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Napoleone III (Italian Edition) by Franco Cardini

By Franco Cardini

Luigi Carlo Napoleone Bonaparte non gode buona fama presso i posteri. Tutto cominciò con l’epiteto di «Napoleone il Piccolo», donatogli consistent with i secoli futuri dal suo irriducibile nemico Victor Hugo. Il grande scrittore vedeva solo una farsa in quella seconda volta della storia che aveva portato il nipote a ripetere il Grande Zio nell’avventura di un Impero dei Francesi. los angeles sua vita invece fu romantica, malgrado fosse corto di gamba e alquanto sgraziato nel corpo, e il suo percorso politico fu pieno d’energia, fin dai primi goffi tentativi golpisti della gioventù di ribelle dorato. Lo sospingeva, ben oltre le doti personali, 'l’ombre de l’Empereur', l. a. gigantesca entità che l. a. Restaurazione della Santa Alleanza period stata troppo povera cosa in step with cancellare in un colpo dalla storia di Francia.

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H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan: A Tower Of by Jamal Abukou

By Jamal Abukou

H.H. SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN

A Tower of management And Humanity

In a troubling international the place humanity is affliction to easily continue to exist, such management merits to be famous Worldwide

Why I Wrote This Book

I wrote this e-book simply because H.H. Sheikh Khalifa management has reshaped and more suitable the stay type for hundreds of thousands. His optimistic influence on these thousands used to be prolonged past the borders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Millions of Non UAE Nationals have loved the end result of this management contained in the UAE and again home.

WHAT WILL YOU take advantage of studying THIS BOOK

This ebook is set a Non-Fiction precise chief that almost all humans imagine they simply exist in our goals or Fiction Novels.

If you're a dad or mum, a chairman, a supervisor, a choice Maker of any sort or form, this publication might help you already know what real management is all approximately. the right way to achieve people's love and appreciate by way of assisting them turning their desires into realities, instead of bossing them.
Have you ever dreamed of being an Idol chief? learn the e-book and easy methods to be one.

About The Author

JAMAL ABUKOU
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Is a proactive and hugely diligent chartered Civil Engineer, MPM®, CIPM®, PMP, SSYB, SSGB and SFC qualified with 30+ years of expertise in Strategic application and undertaking administration, making plans, enterprise improvement and Environmental administration Strategies.

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