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  • The Art of War

    Sun Tzu

    Militaire geschiedenis An Apple Books Classic edition. It’s believed that Sun Tzu wrote this Chinese military primer during the 5th century BC-hundreds of years before the Bible. The book’s 13 chapters explore principles that statesmen around the globe have employed for centuries to defeat their enemies at war. Sun Tzu starts by mapping out the five fundamental factors that lead to war. He then covers a wide range of topics, from avoiding conflict altogether to strategically positioning soldiers, pulling off tactical maneuvers, and putting spies to use. Despite the technological advances made since The Art of War was published, Sun Tzu is still considered one of history’s foremost military strategists, and his methods still ring true. While he wrote the book as a manual for those who would literally wield swords, it has reached a much broader audience in this day and age. Warriors of all kinds-like corporate leaders or athletes-seek out Sun Tzu’s wisdom in their quest for success.
  • Willem de Zwijger, Prins van Oranje

    Ruth Putnam

    Geschiedenis In Nassau was Jan niet minder werkzaam, hoewel in begrensder kring, in vergelijking van zijn meer beroemden broeder. Hij bevorderde den vooruitgang van zijn land en volk door het oprichten van rechtbanken, het uitbreiden van den handel en het ontginnen van mijnen. In 1511 stichtte hij een kerk en school te Dillenburg. Door zijn huwelijk met Elisabeth van Hessen, bereidde hij zijn zoon Willem een levenslang verdriet, want daardoor had Nassau recht verkregen op een deel van de Catzenellenbogen-goederen, waarover meer dan een halve eeuw is getwist.
  • Sumerians: A History From Beginning to End

    Henry Freeman

    Geschiedenis A legendary civilization vanished under the Fertile Crescent and escaped a fate worse than death until Sumerologists questioned widely accepted truths. The Sumerians reemerged onto the extraordinary timeline of human history. Their tales of kings and gods, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, and their fearless trade in distant lands, during the remarkable Bronze Age, centered in the world's first city-states that chronicled ancient rivalries and their enduring impact. Inside you will read about... ✓ How We Know What We Know About Sumerians ✓ The Bronze Age – Sumer And Its Contemporaries ✓ How Did The Sumerians Become Civilized? ✓ How Long Were They Around ✓ Primer Of Impact Of Sumerian Ancient Civilization On Our World ✓ What Did They Look Like? ✓ What Shaped Their Worldview? And much more! Our journey relies on excavated and historical evidence to explore their productive fascinations with order and man's place in the universe. Their application of impressive knowledge h
  • World War 2 History: True Stories of the Wehrmacht War Crimes and Atrocities

    Cyrus J. Zachary

    Militaire geschiedenis The Second World War was, no doubt, one of the worst experiences mankind has ever faced. From torture to rape to murder, crimes against innocents were innumerous – Adolf Hitler, a diminutive man with the oratorical skills of a genius took advantage of a sensitive situation in the aftermath of Germany's defeat in the First World War and amassed enough power to bring the entire European continent to its knees. In the forefront of Hitler's troops were the Wehrmacht, which had some of the most elite, most powerful and most brutal soldiers in the world. What's sad is that at the end of the Second World War, when the Nuremberg Trials took place and most of the WW2 criminals were tried and then punished, the Wehrmacht was declared as not a criminal organization. This was because of a legal technicality and loophole that left them as simply part of the German Armed Forces. Just because they were ruled as 'not a criminal organization', it doesn't mean that they weren't criminals – there ar
  • Ons Vaderland van de vroegste tijden tot de 15de eeuw

    M. Lievevrouw-Coopman

    Geschiedenis Dit boek is onderdeel van de TREDITION CLASSICS serie. De makers van deze serie zijn verbonden door hun passie voor literatuur en gedreven met de bedoeling om alle publieke domein boeken weer gedrukte vorm beschikbaar te maken - wereldwijd. De meeste geprinte TREDITION CLASSICS titels zijn al decennia verdwenen uit de boekenkasten. Bij tredition geloven wij dat een goed boek nooit uit de mode is en dat zijn waarde voor eeuwig is. Deze boeken serie helpt bij het behouden van de literatuur schatten. Het draagt bij in het behouden van prachtige wereldliteratuur werken.  .
  • Compendio de la história antigua de Grecia

    Agustin Rivera

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Compendio de la Historia Antigua de Grecia escrito en 1869 por Augustin Rivera es una historia en el Liceo de Lacos.
  • Merkwaardige Kasteelen in Nederland, Deel II

    Jacob Lennep

    Geschiedenis In 1854 verscheen bij uitgeverij G. W. Tielkemeijer in Amsterdam het eerste deel van een reeks boeken met als onderwerp Merkwaardige Kasteelen in Nederland . In 1883/1884 verscheen een tweede druk, ditmaal in drie (dubbel)delen. In de twintigste eeuw volgden meerdere herdrukken, en facsimile uitgave, zowel van de 1e als van de 2e druk. soms met een grote fantasie getekende - steendrukken uit deze uitgaves. .
  • History of the United Netherlands, 1590-92

    John Lothrop Motley

    Geschiedenis To secure this, prompt payment of wages and inexorable punishment of delinquencies were indispensable. Long arrearages were now converting Farnese's ve
  • Ancient Egypt

    George Rawlinson

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Surveys the land and people of Egypt before taking the development of the nation through historic chapters. Told in a level of detail to rival Breasted's classic work on Egypt, this earlier study makes fascinating reading.
  • Egyptian Mythology A Fascinating Guide to Understanding the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals

    Matt Clayton

    Geschiedenis Afrika From what we know of history, Egypt, along with Sumer, were the foundations of civilization. The Fertile Crescent, which stretched from the Nile Valley to the twin rivers in Mesopotamia, gave us our earliest glimpse of organized man. But organized how? For one, both locations gave us writing—hieroglyphics in Egypt and cuneiform in Sumer. There is still some debate about who was first.  In this book, we will start by looking at the gods and goddesses of Kemet—Ancient Egypt. Then, we will turn our attention to the monsters which likely gave them nightmares and humbled them in their quest to bring order to the world around them. Finally, we will look at the mortals which shaped their civilization and made Egypt the bedrock of our own history. Though Egypt today is only a third-world nation, struggling with terrorism and poverty, their heritage remains vital to the understanding of who we are as a species.
  • The Instruction of Ptah-Hotep and the Instruction of Ke'Gemni: The Oldest Books in the World

    Battiscombe G. Gunn

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid This Egyptian text is considered one of the oldest in the world, and now it is translated into to give the English speaking world great, in-depth insight into the world of Ancient Egypt.  With the theme of universal consciousness, this text is surprisingly easy and quick to read. Read the words of the historically famous Ptah-Hotep in an easy, accessible way and enjoy all the rich, historical goodies.  Download Today & Enjoy - Courtesy of MindFull Media.
  • The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

    Morris Jastrow

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Babylonia and Assyria were two great eastern empires before which all the states of Syria and Palestine fell. About their history, we learn partially from the bible and the contemporary monuments that have been written in cuneiform characters, deciphered recently. Babylonia was an ancient Akkadian-speaking Semitic state based in central-southern Mesopotamia. Its major capital city was Babylon, which expanded in the first half of the 18th century B.C.  Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom and empire of the Ancient Near East. It was based on the Upper Tigris River, in northern Mesopotamia. Until the middle of the 19th century, there weren’t many sources from which we could learn in depth about these two empires. This counts especially for the religion of the Babylonians and Assyrians. There were no records to give a glimpse at religious as and customs of these two kingdoms. The two main, direct sources are the Old Testament and Herodotus. Having in mind this lack
  • An Extensive Bibliography For Understanding The Life Of Malcolm X

    Thomas Rush

    Geschiedenis In being a key international presence during the 1950's and '60's, the reverberations of Malcolm X's meaning for that period, particularly in Civil Rights' circles, has inspired unknown generations of people to examine him. His existence is pored over in nearly every facet of American life, spanning from schools, colleges, universities, cultural entities, labor unions, religious bodies, community organizations, political parties to musical rappers. Malcolm is seen to have such meaning, on so many fronts. There are many, who may be unaware of where to go, to seek out literature about him. I have simply put this bibliography together to be a resource to anyone who wishes to know him.
  • The History of Russia in 50 Events

    Stephan Weaver

    Geschiedenis Russia is an assortment of the world's most beautiful cultures and religions. But how did Russia become home to such a diverse population and tradition that is redolent of so many parts of the world? How much does Russia owe to its spellbinding steppe in respect to its unparalleled history? This book uncovers the mystery behind this and the many other little known facts about Russia.  Inside you will learn about... ✓ The Invasion of the Mongols ✓ The Three False Dmitrys ✓ Napoleons Invasion of Russia ✓ The Crimean War ✓ The Formation of the Soviet Union ✓ The Cold War And much more! This eBook discusses 50 thrilling events that were the formative days of the state. It relates both the triumphant and sanguinary years, discussing each epoch in crisp yet sufficient details allowing you to thoroughly discover one of the world's richest nations. The Kievan Rus', Mongol invasion, Tsars Rule, Cold War, Soviet Union, the epic February Revolution— this eBook chronicles each
  • Ooggetuigenissen van de 20e eeuw

    Leerlingen W2b

    Geschiedenis Europa De boeken over de Europese geschiedenis van de 20e eeuw staan vol met feiten over belangrijke gebeurtenissen. De vraag is echter hoe de mensen zelf deze gebeurtenissen hebben ervaren. Klas W2b ging op onderzoek uit. Zij kropen in de huid van enkele ooggetuigen en hebben hun verhaal opgeschreven.
  • De Geschiedenis van het Grieksche Volk

    Eva March Tappan

    Geschiedenis Een andere held, die volstrekt niet minder beroemd was dan Theseus, heette Oedipus. Hij woonde in Thebe, en juist buiten Thebe was een monster, dat niet minder ontzagwekkend en afgrijselijk was dan de Minotaurus. Het heette de Sphinx. Het had het hoofd van een vrouw en het lichaam van een leeuw. Het lag op een hoogte ter zijde van den weg, en zoodra het een reiziger in het gezicht kreeg, kwam het niet voor den dag om een eerlijken strijd te leveren.
  • Koude Oorlog

    Tom Ruijters

    Geschiedenis Europa Het 4e boek in de serie voor het vak staatsgeschiedactualiteitskunde.  Dit hoofdstuk gaat over de koude oorlog. De gevolgen ervan, de VN, de NAVO en wat Den Haag daar allemaal mee te maken heeft. 
  • Norse Mythology

    Stephan Weaver

    Geschiedenis Europa Norse Mythology is not only a relic of history but a fascinating record that exhibits humanities unending stream of creativity. This eBook delves into the past and emerges with a legion of breath taking accounts of events, gods, heroes, creatures, worlds and much more.  Inside you will learn about… ✓ Gods and Goddesses ✓ The Nine Worlds ✓ Heroes and Legends ✓ Mythological Creatures ✓ Ten Little Known Facts about Norse Mythology Whether you are a helpless fan of Norse Mythology or one of history this book will serve you in more ways than one. As the content is sourced from translations of the Old Norse literature, this will give you an authoritative insight in to the pre-Christian society of Europe.
  • De Middeleeuwen

    Tristan Benjamin van der Poll

    Geschiedenis Europa Het werkstuk uit groep 6 van Tristan. Het behandelt een aantal onderwerpen: Ridders, kastelen, wonen, leven, ziektes en het geloof. Hij maakte het in 2013.
  • South

    Ernest Shackleton

    Geschiedenis wereld An Apple Books Classic edition. “Huge blocks of ice, weighing many tons, were lifted into the air and tossed aside as other masses rose beneath them. We were helpless intruders in a strange world, our lives dependent upon the play of grim elementary forces that made a mock of our puny efforts.” In the canon of true stories of adventure and exploration, Ernest Shackleton’s first-person account of the Endurance expedition stands alone. In 1914, Shackleton’s crew set out to traverse the Antarctic continent When their ship was crushed between massive sheets of ice, hope soon gave way to terror. After being trapped on a floe, Shackleton’s men risk life and limb to reach the shores of a desolate outcrop, where a small group sets out in search of rescue. Shackleton documents their harrowing journey in an uncovered lifeboat, enduring freezing weather and unimaginable conditions. This riveting life-and-death drama is a testament to the human spirit. It will keep you glued to the page
  • Communisme

    Tom Ruijters

    Geschiedenis Azië Na het hoofdstuk democratie en het hoofdstuk dictatuur gaan we in het 3e hoofdstuk kijken naar nog een manier van het regeren van een land: het communisme. Het is een manier die op dit moment door nog maar weinig landen wordt toegepast, maar in de 20e eeuw waren en behoorlijk wat landen die volgens de communisten normen en waarden leefden. De grootste van allemaal: de Sovjet Unie. Ook een land dat nu nog communistisch is komt aan bod: Noord-Korea
  • Things Fall Apart

    Autumn Jacob

    Geschiedenis Afrika A window into Nigeria, this textbook will open you up to the history and literary aspects of the novel Things Fall Apart.
  • Moriae encomium. Dutch

    Desiderius Erasmus

    Geschiedenis Erasmus, beroemd humanist, droeg aan zijn vriend Thomas More de Laus Stultitiae - de Lof der Zotheid - op. Het geschrift, waarin de Zotheid als hoofdpersoon aan het woord is, was bedoeld als scherts en soms bijtende satire over de menselijke dwaasheden. Hoofdthema is de stelling 'Heel het menselijk leven is niets anders dan een spel der zotheid'. Uitgaande van deze stelling is het boekje een en al paradoxen en de lezer wordt geconfronteerd met een wereldbeeld bekeken door de spiegel der Zotheid. Spreekt hier wellicht de wijsheid gezien door de ogen van een Zot? De lezer moet zelf zijn stellingname bepalen. De latijnse tekst staat naast de nederlandse afgedrukt en zonder moeite laat zich vaststellen dat de moderne vertaling het zeer goed doet. Gelukkig geen gezochte humor maar wel 'to the point'. Voor classici en iedereen, die 'klassiek' voelt een waardevolle uitgave.
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid They take as their material the behaviour and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell.
  • Hitler's Youth: An Analysis of Mein Kampf

    Isuru Abeysinghe

    Geschiedenis Hitler's autobiographical book Mein Kampf, the official doctrine of the NAZI regime during WWII, is not a book that many would consider to read. Modern society is generally very well acquainted with Hitler and the ultimate outcome of his philosophical stances and will automatically denounce such notions based on a purely humanitarian and moral standpoint. The book remains illegal in many parts of the world (particularly Europe) and it rightfully considered one of the most powerful, destructive and divisive doctrines in modern history. While the book is often confronting in it's content it is still to my opinion an essential read because contained therein are the techniques of a master manipulator. It shows clearly that the doctrine of genocide-inducing hatred is not always - or even generally - a chaotic ramble of spiteful extremist verses but rather a considered and deliberate propagandist argument, one which at many points seems benign and even agreeable and always poses a compellin
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The great work of Gibbon is indispensable to the student of history. The literature of Europe offers no substitute for The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. It has obtained undisputed possession, as rightful occupant, of the vast period which it comprehends. However some subjects, which it embraces, may have undergone more complete investigation, on the general view of the whole period, this history is the sole undisputed authority to which all defer, and from which few appeal to the original writers, or to more modern compilers.
  • De komedianten

    Louis Couperus

    Geschiedenis Bij Nijgh en Van Ditmar's uitgeversmaatschappij te Rotterdam verscheen 'De Komedianten', door Louis Couperus. Met groot uitbeeldend talent, in realistischen schrijftrant, hangt de schrijver in dezen roman een aanschouwelijk tafereel op van den tijd van den beruchten Romeinschen keizer Domitianus. De auteur verstaat de kunst, om zijn helden en heldinnen in de oude keizersstad op een wijze ten tooneele te voeren, alsof alles zich voor onze oogen afspeelt. In 't bizonder geeft het aaneengeschakeld verhaal een treffend beeld van de toenmalige hofhouding en 't volksbestaan, door het theaterleven er omheen te weven en de 'komedianten' sprekend in te voeren, die ter eere van de 'Groote Godin' moesten spelen. Een machtig stuk historie is in dien boeienden vorm aan de vergetelheid ontrukt.
  • Een twaalftal samenspraken

    Desiderius Erasmus

    Geschiedenis Rotterdam claimt de geboorte van Desiderius (Roterodamus) Erasmus, maar daar zijn de geleerden het niet helemaal over eens, ook Gouda wordt als zijn geboorteplaats genoemd, en als we de tijd rekenen die deze vooruitstrevende geleerde in Rotterdam doorbracht, is het bijna onterecht om hem een Rotterdammer te noemen. Maar, is dat verder van belang? Nee, niet echt, want wat echt belangrijk is, is dat deze man in zijn tijd een ver vooruitziende blik had en de mens kon beschouwen zoals deze werkelijk was - en dat was niet altijd mooi, evenals het vandaag de dag nog steeds niet mooi is. Ook al zijn de getallen veranderd en ook al is de burger mondiger geworden en weten we meer dan onze voorvaderen, in de basis is de mens nog net zo corrupt en slecht en alleen uit op eigenbelang en zelfverrijking. Hoe hoger in de hiërarchie, hoe meer de neiging tot graaien en liegen bestaat. Dat had Erasmus al heel goed in de gaten en hij schreef er ook vrijmoedig over, wat hem dan ook meestal niet in dank
  • Kennismaken met de Stelling van Amsterdam

    René Ros & Alexander Senger

    Geschiedenis Een korte kennismaking met deze verdedigingslinie van 135 kilometer, gebouwd tussen 1881 en 1922. Niet zozeer de individuele forten staan in de schijnwerpers in dit elektronische boekje, maar de Stelling van Amsterdam als geheel. De 46 forten en batterijen, het meest zichtbare deel van de verdedigingslinie, zijn namelijk slechts gebouwd ter verdediging van de zwakke plekken in een typisch Nederlands wapen; water.
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The frontispiece portrait of Gibbon is after Sir Joshua Reynolds, the three engraved folding maps are of the Western and Eastern Roman Empire, and a folding map of Constantinople. This book is a study of Rome which is based on what Gibbon wrote over two hundred years ago.
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid They take as their material the behaviour and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell.
  • Donkere tijden

    Nienke Mathijsen & Fleur Seleski

    Geschiedenis Europa Ontwikkelingen van een familie tijdens de tweede wereldoorlog in Baarn.
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Edward Gibbon

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid They had become weak, outsourcing their duties to defend their Empire to barbarian mercenaries, who then became so numerous and ingrained that they were able to take over the Empire. Romans, he believed, had become effeminate, unwilling to live a tougher, "manly" military lifestyle.
  • Vertellingen van vroeger en later tijd

    Jacob Lennep

    Geschiedenis Misschien schrikt u het opschrift van dit hoofdstuk af, lieve Lezeres! en verkeert gij in den waan, dat ik u hier een dor, althans een politiek vertoog, ga opdisschen. Is zulks bij u het geval, dan miskent gij mijne bedoelingen. Neen, Mevrouw, of Mejuffrouw, wie gij zijn moogt! ik heb te veel eerbied voor uw gezond verstand om niet te weten, dat gij u met geen politiek bemoeit, en ik heb er u te liever om. —Maar al hadt gij ook onverhoopt eene geheime neiging tot de staatswetenschap, dan heb ik tevens te veel krediet voor het gezond oordeel van den smaakvollen vriend, die u den „Holland” als een St. -Nicolaasgeschenk aanbiedt, om niet te beseffen, dat hij zich wel zou wachten, die bestemming aan mijn boekje te geven, zoo hij kon gissen, dat het strekken kon om die neiging bij u te voeden. —Ik haast mij dus, om uwent- of om zijnentwille, u de verzekering te geven, dat zoo het opschrift, zoo ook de inhoud van dit eerste hoofdstuk weinig vermakelijks beloven voor het vervolg, ik
  • The Borgias

    Alexandre Dumas

    Geschiedenis Europa His works show an intimate knowledge of the characters, and they are written without sparing the details. The subjects are of historical importance and show the semi-lawlessness that was typical of Europe in the Middle Ages. The 'Celebrated Crimes' series were an instant hit and Dumas was inundated with suggestions of other celebrated criminals to write about.
  • The Plight of the Working Class

    Frederick Engels

    Geschiedenis Europa Frederick Engels (1820–1895) was twenty-two years old when he left Germany in the autumn of 1842 to settle in England. He came from a wealthy family of cotton manufacturers, which had established a branch in Manchester, in the heart of the new industrial capitalism. A contemporary of Karl Marx, Engels’ reaction to the industrial culture of the family business and the narrow-mindedness of his home life had made him a communist. While his father may have hoped this sojourn in England would make Frederick into a solid businessman, the son likely looked forward to immersing himself amidst the British proletariat, which he already recognized as the crucial revolutionary force in the modern world. By 1844 Engels was at work on a book. Writing about contemporary working conditions was not a new idea: by the 1830s it had become clear to most astute observers that the social problems produced by the new industrialism was no longer simply a matter of “the poor” but of an historically un
  • An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

    Adam Smith

    Geschiedenis Verenigde Staten He remembered how it had seemed to him to him, a priest sweet to die if he might die clasping unrebuked this woman in his arms. The blood throbbed in his temples as he recalled the wild thoughts that had swirled in a mad throng through his brain in those moments which had seemed like hours; the blood throbbed, too, in his wounded arm, so that a groan forced itself through his parched lips. He was constantly throwing himself to and fro as if to escape from some teasing thought, always to be by the sharp pang in his wound brought to a sense of his condition. The whole night passed in an agony of mind and body.
  • World War II: Illustrated Histories

    Various Authors

    Militaire geschiedenis For  this book, we asked each student in our Grade 10 International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IB MYP) History class to create a chapter examining an aspect of World War II. that captured their interest. 
  • Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes

    Geschiedenis I have tried to follow as closely as possible the original, and to give the flavour of the text that Hobbes himself proof read, but the following differences were unavoidable. Hobbes used capitals and italics very extensively, for emphasis, for proper names, for quotations, and sometimes, it seems, just because. The original has very extensive margin notes, which are used to show where he introduces the definitions of words and concepts, to give in short the subject that a paragraph or section is dealing with, and to give references to his quotations, largely but not exclusively biblical.
  • The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Complete

    John Lothrop Motley

    Geschiedenis Europa The rise of the Dutch Republic must ever be regarded as one of the leading events of modern times. Without the birth of this great commonwealth, the various historical phenomena of: the sixteenth and following centuries must have either not existed; or have presented themselves under essential modifications. The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty. It is a consolation to those who have hope in humanity to watch, under the reign of his successor, the gradual but triumphant resurrection of the spirit over which the sepulchre had so long been sealed.
  • Rome: A Quick Guide

    Gregg Mojica

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Traveling to Rome?  Need a quick guide?  If so, this is the book for you!  Rome: A Quick Guide will provide you with a multitude of Roman information!  It includes tips and tricks along with a quick history overview to make traveling to Rome even more fun! This book includes: Easy to read tips and tricks Up-to date pictures A quick history overview More chapters and more content coming soon in free, future updates!
  • Reisbrieven uit Afrika en Azië

    Aletta Henriette Jacobs

    Geschiedenis Met zekeren schroom zend ik deze brieven, die als dagbladartikelen bedoeld waren en door “De Telegraaf” gepubliceerd werden, thans in boekvorm de wereld in. Nooit is bij het neêrpennen er van de gedachte in mij opgekomen dat zij dien weg nog eenmaal zouden nemen. Eerst toen ik in het land terug was en van zoo verschillende zijden het verzoek tot mij kwam om die brieven te verzamelen en in boekvorm uit te geven, ben ik daartoe schoorvoetend over gegaan. Maar al te goed ben ik mij bewust dat er aan vorm en stijl veel ontbreekt en dat zij flink onder handen hadden moeten worden genomen, alvorens zij op nieuw gedrukt en uitgegeven werden. Daartoe ontbrak mij de tijd. Doch ook indien ik aan het veranderen was begonnen, zou ik de lust niet hebben kunnen weerstaan om in menige brief wat uitvoeriger over verschillende punten uit te weiden en hier en daar onderwerpen tusschen te voegen, die in dagblad-artikelen minder op hun plaats waren. Daardoor zouden dan evenwel deze brieven, die nu r
  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Vivian den Hertog

    Geschiedenis Maken van een digitaal boek voor opdracht van de Plusklas. Geschreven door Vivian den Hertog, 11 jaar oud.
  • Het leven van Hugo de Groot

    Jacob Klinkhamer

    Geschiedenis Geschreven door een ervaren wetenschappelijk historicus vormt dit boek een omvangrijke, diepgaande en zorgvuldige biografie van Hugo de Groot (1583-1645) als rechtsgeleerde, literator, bestuurder, politicus en diplomaat. Bij het grote publiek geniet hij vooral bekendheid door zijn ontsnapping van slot Loevestein in een boekenkist; die episode komt weliswaar ook aan de orde, maar veel meer aandacht is er voor zijn rol als grondlegger van het internationale en volkenrecht. De levensbeschrijving van deze prominente figuur uit de Nederlandse geschiedeniscanon geeft een gedetailleerd beeld, niet alleen van De Groots eigen ideeen en loopbaan, maar ook/vooral van de politieke situatie (godsdiensttwisten, rivaliteiten) in de Nederlanden en Europa tijdens de Tachtigjarige Oorlog.
  • Hitler's Theory - an Analysis of Mein Kampf

    Isuru Abeysinghe

    Geschiedenis The first book analyzed the early parts of the book within the context of logical deconstruction. This second book continues to consider the work of Hitler but this time on a physiological level. The book described Hitler's main theories and driving ideas which led to the rise of the NAZI regime surrounding the second world war.
  • Walter Pieterse

    1820-1887 Multatuli

    Geschiedenis Europa The story is about a dreamy and poetic msterdam boy, Wouter Pieterse, who grows up in a middle-class environment in the French period. The philistinism of his surroundings and curiosity of Wouter often come into conflict, and forms the main theme of the book.
  • World War II

    Tom Hartney

    Geschiedenis wereld An overview of the Second World War for 6th Class Frost, Scoil Ide, Corbally
  • History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    Geschiedenis Europa Niccolo Machiavelli, the first great Italian historian, and one of the most eminent political writers of any age or country, was born at Florence, May 3, 1469. He was of an old though not wealthy Tuscan family, his father, who was a jurist, dying when Niccolo was sixteen years old. We know nothing of Machiavelli’s youth and little about his studies. He does not seem to have received the usual humanistic education of his time, as he knew no Greek. The first notice of Machiavelli is in 1498 when we find him holding the office of Secretary in the second Chancery of the Signoria, which office he retained till the downfall of the Florentine Republic in 1512. His unusual ability was soon recognized, and in 1500 he was sent on a mission to Louis XII. of France, and afterward on an embassy to Cæsar Borgia, the lord of Romagna, at Urbino. Machiavelli’s report and description of this and subsequent embassies to this prince, shows his undisguised admiration for the courage and cunning of C
  • Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series

    Jacob Abbott

    Geschiedenis Azië Jacob Abbott's classic historical text for younger readers gives a thorough account of the life of Genghis Khan, famed for his military exploits, supreme ferocity and bloodthirstiness, but also his loyalty, generosity and religious tolerance. It is also highly informative about the background of his life, the society and culture he lived in and the historical context of his extraordinary career.
  • The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

    Flavius Josephus

    Geschiedenis The Wars of the Jews (or The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem, or as it usually appears in modern English translations, The Jewish War - original title: Phlauiou Iôsêpou historia Ioudaïkou polemou pros Rhômaious bibliona) is a book written by the 1st century Jewish historian Josephus. It is a description of Jewish history from the capture of Jerusalem by the Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 164 BC to the fall and destruction of Jerusalem in the First Jewish-Roman War in AD 70. The book was written about 75, originally in Josephus's "paternal tongue", probably Aramaic, though this version has not survived. It was later translated into Greek, probably under the supervision of Josephus himself.
  • Auschwitz and the Death Camps

    Joshua Farrell

    Geschiedenis This book is all about Adolf HItler and his worst creation, Auschwitz. Auschwitz was a brutal hell hole for Jews, Communists, Homosexuals, Gypsies and Jehovah’s Witnesses. He rose to power when Germany was at its lowest;  in 1939 he attacked Poland and started World War II. He is the most infamous dictator of all time and was responsible for the death of more than 11 million people.
  • Ferrari History

    Geschiedenis Europa This is a short history of Ferrari including some pictures and videos...
  • "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries

    Julius Caesar

    Militaire geschiedenis "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)' is a collection of war writings by Julius Caesar. Included in this volume are the first hand recollections of one the most important figures in the history of human civilization, Julius Caesar. 'The Gallic War (Books 1-8)' and 'The Civil War (Books 1-3)' as translated by W. A. Macdevitt are included in this volume.
  • De aardbeving van San Francisco

    Hugo de Vries

    Geschiedenis Het is echter mijn voornemen niet, hier een overzicht van die ramp te geven. Daaromtrent is genoeg bekend geworden. Maar deze aardbeving is in Californië terstond aangevat als een bron van studie, eensdeels over de oorzaken van het verschijnsel zelf, en anderdeels over de omstandigheden die de materieele schade veroorzaakt hebben. Deze waren overal dezelfde, n. l. slechte bouw en weeke grond. De Universiteit van Berkeley rust op rotsgrond en is goed gebouwd; zij heeft betrekkelijk niet geleden. De gebouwen dierzelfde Universiteit, die door de medische en aanverwante vakken gebruikt worden staan ten zuiden van het Golden Gate op de helling der rotsachtige heuvelen en bleven gespaard. Westelijk van Marketstreet, op het heuvelachtige gedeelte, was alles na de aardbeving en vóór den brand zoo goed als onbeschadigd. Maar het lage gedeelte der stad, dat deels op gewonen kleigrond en deels op aangeplempten grond staat, werd het hevigst geteisterd.
  • De Vurige Oven

    J. A. Wormser

    Geschiedenis Een verhaal uit de tijd van Afscheiding in Nederland, door J. A. Wormser. In dit boek verhaalt de schrijver van de vervolgingen waaraan de Afgescheidene in Bunschoten en Loosdrecht gedurende de eerste jaren na 1834 blootstonden. De auteur fantaseert niet, maar schetst de schokkende maatregelen, zoals ze letterlijk zijn genomen.
  • De omwenteling van 1830

    Hendrik Conscience

    Geschiedenis De omwenteling van 1830 is een boek van de Vlaamse schrijver Hendrik Conscience, waarvan het verhaal zich afspeelt tijdens deBelgische Revolutie, waarin België zich afscheidde van het Verenigd Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Het boek is in 1858 voor het eerst uitgebracht.
  • Tijdvak IX - Deel I

    RJ Wes

    Geschiedenis Europa Onderwijsmethode over de tien tijdvakken. In dit deel worden de kenmerkende aspecten van tijdvak 9 besproken aan de hand van verschillende voorbeelden. In dit eerste deel het kenmerkende aspect: - Het voeren van twee wereldoorlogen.
  • The French Revolution

    Vanessa Tan, Anthoula Bourolias & Lucy Liu

    Geschiedenis Europa Often called the most significant event in modern Western history, the French Revolution is a story of life, liberty and struggle. This examination of this significant event in human history is divided into three distinct parts looking before, during, and after the Revolution.  Markville History
  • The History of the Peloponnesian War


    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The history book recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC.
  • Bushido, the Soul of Japan

    Inazo Nitobe

    Geschiedenis Azië Bushido, the Way of the Warrior, the sources of the virtues most admired by his people: rectitude, courage, benevolence, politeness, sincerity, honor, loyalty and self-control, and he uses his deep knowledge of Western culture to draw comparisons with Medieval Chivalry, Philosophy, and Christianity.
  • Brieven uit en over Amerika

    Aletta Henriette Jacobs

    Geschiedenis De brieven door mijn echtgenoot, op onze reis door verschillende Staten van Noord-Amerika in 1904 voor het Algemeen Handelsblad alhier geschreven, hebben blijkbaar de belangstelling van velen gewekt, want nog steeds ontvang ik van wijd en zijd aanvragen om inlichtingen. Het is om die reden, dat ik tot de uitgave er van besloot; zij zijn dan gemakkelijker te raadplegen voor hen, die naar Amerika willen gaan, of die van Amerika en Amerikaansche toestanden wat wenschen te weten. Eenige, gedurende onze reis door mij geschreven artikelen, in andere bladen verschenen, heb ik er bijgevoegd. Zij handelen grootendeels over andere onderwerpen en kunnen als aanvulling dienen.
  • Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans

    Ross Tanner

    Geschiedenis Europa Captivating Stories of the Ancient Olympians and Titans Did you know that Zeus loved many women, both goddesses and mortals? Did you know that he turned himself into golden rain for one damsel who was locked away in a tower, and turned himself into a swan for another beauty? Did you know that he kidnapped one young princess which led to her brother founding the city of Thebes? And did you know that, to protect his own power, Zeus swallowed his first wife, just as Cronus had swallowed his own children in a previous age? Greek myth is full of fascinating tales of Titans and Olympian gods. Some of it makes us wonder if there might be some hint of truth behind those stories, no matter how outrageous they may sound. What parts of those stories were merely symbolic and what parts were literal? This book contains a brief, but unconventional look at the Titans and Olympian gods of Greek mythology. Brief, because a thorough treatment of these legendary super beings could take thousands of page
  • The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

    Meriwether Lewis

    Geschiedenis The Lewis and Clark expedition, which lasted from 1803 to 1806, was a U.S. expedition that explored the territory of the Louisiana Purchase and the country beyond as far as the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Treasures of Pompeii & Herculaneum

    Mary Beard, Alastair Smart, Joanne Berry, Alex Butterworth, Ray Laurence, Bee Wilson, Tim Auld & Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Two ordinary Roman cities on the Bay of Naples, Pompeii and Herculaneum would probably have been footnotes in history had it not been for the sudden and savage method of their destruction in AD79, when Vesuvius erupted with cataclysmic force. The ruins lay buried for almost 1,700 years, their treasure-trove of artefacts preserved by the ash in which they were entombed. Their rediscovery has given us a unique insight into the lives of the people of the Roman Empire, how they worked and played, loved and worshipped. Here, in association with Goldman Sachs, supporter of the British Museum exhibition, ‘Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum’ (March 28-September 29 2013), we explore life (and death) in the ancient cities.
  • On a Cold and Frosty Night

    Delaney Wofford

    Geschiedenis The true story of Thomas Andrews, builder of the Titanic, the night the fateful ship went down.In honor of the 100th anniversary of the sinking. A tribute to the courage and honor of the men who sacrificed everything on April 15th, 1912. Short story.
  • De Paasheuvel tussen goed & kwaad

    Walter Devenijns

    Geschiedenis Europa De Paasheuvel bij het Veluwse dorpje Vierhouten. Een plek met geschiedenis. Dit boek vertelt het verhaal van de opkomst van de socialistische jongerenbeweging AJC, de oorlog, de joodse onderduikers die er vermoord werden en de neergang van de jongerenbeweging in de jaren vijftig. Het boek laat de moeizame strijd om het bestaan zien na de oorlog, waarbij het monument de Zonnehal bijna verloren ging. Het rode hart verdwijnt om plaats te maken voor een commerciële organisatie. Het boek bevat nog nooit gepubliceerde historische foto’s, maar ook actuele illustraties.  Persoonlijke herinneringen worden verteld over de onderduikers en een Duitse socialistische vluchteling.  De levensloop van de Oostenrijkse SD’er en moordenaar Frankenstein wordt beschreven. Maar ook de poging om in de jaren tachtig ’gewone’ recreanten aan te trekken met de invoering van een ‘kinderdisco, voorzien van drie knipperende lampjes’. Kortom, het boek biedt een kijkje in het heden en verleden
  • The History of Rome, Book I

    Theodor Mommsen

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The classical historian Theodor Mommsen (1817 1903) published his monumental History of Rome between 1854 and 1856. His work was received with widespread acclaim by the scholarly community and the reading public. In 1902 Mommsen was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and acclaimed as 'the greatest living master of the art of historical writing'. Mommsen rejected traditional Enlightenment accounts, which glorified ancient Rome; instead, guided by a new and rigorous criticism of sources, Mommsen began the demythologization of Roman history. In a vivacious and engaging style, Mommsen drew bold parallels between the nineteenth century and classical Rome. Volume 3 covers the turbulent period from the reforms of Tiberius Gracchus to the death of Sulla, with separate chapters on nationality, religion and education, and the Roman economy.
  • History of Australia and New Zealand

    Alexander Sutherland

    Geschiedenis Australië en Oceanië To the people who lived four centuries ago in Europe only a very small portion of the earth's surface was known. Their geography was confined to the regions lying immediately around the Mediterranean, and including Europe, the north of Africa, and the west of Asia. Round these there was a margin, obscurely and imperfectly described in the reports of merchants; but by far the greater part of the world was utterly unknown. Great realms of darkness stretched all beyond, nd closely hemmed in the little circle of light. In these unknown lands our ancestors loved to picture everything that was strange and mysterious. They believed that the man who could penetrate far enough would find countries where inexhaustible riches were to be gathered without toil from fertile shores, or marvellous valleys; and though wild tales were told of the dangers supposed to fill these regions, yet to the more daring and adventurous these only made the visions of boundless wealth and enchanting loveliness seem
  • The War in South Africa

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Geschiedenis Arthur Conan Doyle made his reputation as a novelist, but far stranger than fiction is the creator of Sherlock Holmes' tale of the Boer War in South Africa. The then 40-year-old novelist wanted to see the war first hand as a soldier, but the Victorian army balked at having a popular author wielding a pen in its ranks. The army did accept him as a doctor and Doyle was knighted in 1902 for his work with a field hospital in Bloemfontein. Doyle's vivid account of the battles is in part thanks to the eye-witness accounts he got from his patients. Doyle has thoroughly mastered the details of the campaign, and presents them in a form that can be easily understood. Furthermore, his descriptions of the various engagements are masterpieces of graphic writing.
  • The Mayas, the Sources of Their History

    Stephen Salisbury

    Geschiedenis The book represents an ethno-archeological research on the ancient Mayan civilization. The author of the book explains the main characteristics and properties of the civilization by applying archeological research techniques.
  • History of the Incas

    Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa

    Geschiedenis The book contains extremely detailed descriptions of Inca history and mythology. The royal sponsorship of the work guaranteed Sarmiento direct access to the highest Spanish officials in Cuzco. It also allowed him to summon influential natives, as well as those who had witnessed the fall of the Inca Empire, so that they could relate their stories
  • The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians,

    Charles Rollin

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Demetrius Phalereus in the government of that republick. His prudent administration. Eutne-- nes quits Nora. Various expeditions of Antigonusy Seleucus, Ptolemy, and other generals, againjl him. Olympias causes Aridaeus to beslain, and is murdered in her return by the orders of Cajander. The war between him and Polysperchon. The rc-ejlablshment of Thebes. Eumcnes is betrayed by his own troops, delivered up to Antigonus, and put to death.
  • The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus;

    Cornelius Tacitus

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid Cornelius Tacitus' timeless history of three of Rome's most memorable emperors. Tacitus, who condemns the depravity of these rulers, which he saw as proof of the corrupting force of absolute power, writes caustically of the brutal and lecherous Tiberius, the weak and cuckolded Claudius, and "the artist" Nero. In particular, his gripping account of the bloody reigns of Tiberius and Nero brims with plots, murder, poisoning, suicide, uprisings, death, and destruction. The Annals also provides a vivid account of the violent suppression of the revolt led by Boudicca in Britain, the great fire of Rome under Nero, and the subsequent bloody persecution of the Christians.
  • The Mysteries of Free Masonry

    William Morgan

    Geschiedenis This book represents a great historical artifact of the anti-masonic movement of the 19th Century. The book also talks about the process of becoming a Mason is a life-long journey of learning and a desire for wisdom.
  • World War II

    Carl Martin & Laura Holland

    Militaire geschiedenis Although World War II resulted in many casualties it was also a period of extraordinary scientific accomplishments on both sides: the “Allies” and the “Axis Powers.”  We created this book in order to present you the results of our research. You can use this textbook to study for the final IB History of the Americas exam. To get the most out of it we highly recommend to view this textbook on an iPad to enjoy all interactive features we implemented. If you don’t have an iPad available don’t worry! - We also sent Mr. McGann a PDF document you can view on your normal Mac or PC. Please note that in this PDF document the interactive features are not available.
  • Jerusalem

    Jacob Israël de Haan

    Geschiedenis Hamame, dat Duifje beteekent, is een van de Jemenietische dienstmeisjes van het jongensweeshuis. En zij gaat trouwen. Het wordt wel tijd, want Hamame is al meer dan twintig jaar. Maar zij is niet gelukkig in de liefde geweest. Dit is haar tweede verloofde, een weduwnaar. Het eerste huwelijk heeft Hamame laten afgaan. En dat heeft haar acht pond sterling gekost, gelijk in de verlovingsvoorwaarden was overeengekomen. Geen kleinigheid voor een Jemenietisch dienstmeisje van een jongensweeshuis. Achteraf blijkt Hamame, dat Duifje beteekent, zich te hebben vergist. Zij houdt eigenlijk niet van haren tweeden verloofde. Maar weer een huwelijk laten afgaan? Het zal haar weer acht pond kosten en iedereen zal haar uitlachen. Dus wordt overeengekomen, dat Hamame met den weduwnaar trouwen zal.
  • World War I

    Vikita Patel & Max Law

    Geschiedenis Called the "Great War", World War One changed the course of history as it redrew the map of Europe and changed the nature of warfare.  This book examines the major causes, players and events leading to the outbreak of World War One, or the "War to End all Wars".
  • The Art of War

    Henri Jomini

    Militaire geschiedenis Antoine-Henri Jomini's The Art of War, which is the foundation of professional military education in the Western world." - from the new introduction .Antoine Henri de Jomini's The Art of War is considered by many to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics. His impact on professional military thinking, doctrine and vocabulary is unparalleled by any other military theoretician.
  • World War 2: Stories of the Schutzstaffel: True Accounts of Hitler’s Personal Bodyguards

    Cyrus J. Zachary

    Geschiedenis The instigator and the mastermind behind the Holocaust; Adolf Hitler of Germany, was at the forefront of the Second World War and ruined millions of lives, throwing the entire European continent into chaos. Not only was he hated by the whole world, even some of his own military commanders didn’t like him. Most leaders around the world rely on one, maybe two bodyguards to keep them safe. Even the President of the United States today has only one or two teams of security personnel; while there may be many men and women who take turns to protect their leader, the numbers are not as big as you would expect it to be. We will look at the origins of a number of bodies, such as the ‘Sturmabteilung’ or the SA, the Schutzstaffel (the SS) and the many other sub-sections of the SS such as the FBK, the LSSAH, etc., all of which were tasked with protecting Hitler. From the background, we will move on to individual accounts of men who served on these teams – they were Hitler’s persona
  • Xerxes

    Jacob Abbott

    Geschiedenis A decent account of the life of Xerxes. Most of the book tells the story of Xerxes attack on Greece. Key players in history, including Leonidas of Sparta, make appearances. So does Artemisia, the female Persian general who was highly praised by the king and forgotten by history.
  • The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Complete

    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Geschiedenis Don Quixote, errant knight and sane madman, with the company of his faithful squire and wise fool, Sancho Panza, together roam the world and haunt readers' imaginations as they have for nearly four hundred years.
  • Holocaust Memories

    Grace Academy's Anne Frank Class

    Geschiedenis We are the 6th Grade Anne Frank Class at Grace Academy in Hartford, Connecticut. Here at Grace Academy, each class is named after an inspiring women in history. We are proud of the Anne Frank name, and we are young ladies who show the characteristics of kindness, hospitality and responsibility, just as she did.  This project was inspired by the novel Number The Stars by Lois Lowry, which we read together as a class. After finishing the novel, we researched World War II and the Holocaust by going to our local library and checking out non-fiction books about these topics. Our task was to write our own story about what could have happened to someone during the Holocaust from the perspective of our own fictional characters.  We hope you enjoy our Holocaust Journal Entries and learn from them too!
  • The Empire of Russia

    John Stevens Cabot Abbott

    Geschiedenis Europa This book tells the path which Russia has trod from earliest infancy to the present hour. The career of this empire has been so wild and wonderful that the historian can have no occasion to call in the aid of fancy for the embellishment of his narrative.
  • Tacitus on Germany

    Cornelius Tacitus

    Geschiedenis Europa The whole of Germany is thus bounded; separated from Gaul, from Rhoetia and Pannonia, by the rivers Rhine and Danube; from Sarmatia and Dacia by mutual fear, or by high mountains: the rest is encompassed by the ocean, which forms huge bays, and comprehends a tract of islands immense in extent: for we have lately known certain nations and kingdoms there, such as the war discovered. The Rhine rising in the Rhoetian Alps from a summit altogether rocky and perpendicular, after a small winding towards the west, is lost in the Northern Ocean. The Danube issues out of the mountain Abnoba, one very high but very easy of ascent, and traversing several nations, falls by six streams into the Euxine Sea; for its seventh channel is absorbed in the Fenns.
  • History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Complete

    Friedrich Schiller

    Geschiedenis The present is the best collected edition of the important works of Schiller which is accessible to readers in the English language. Detached poems or dramas have been translated at various times since the first publication of the original works; and in several stances these versions have been incorporated into this collection. Schiller was not less efficiently qualified by nature for an historian than for a dramatist. He was formed to excel in all departments of literature, and the admirable lucidity of style and soundness and impartiality of judgment displayed in his historical writings will not easily be surpassed, and will always recommend them as popular expositions of the periods of which they treat.
  • Castilië en Andalusië

    Jane Dieulafoy

    Geschiedenis De reis was niet lang geweest; doch na Victoria zeer warm. Wij maakten dan ook geen gebruik van de wachtende rijtuigen, doch begaven ons, in de avondkoelte, te voet langs de met boomen beplante kade, die het riviertje de Arlanzon begrenst, naar de bekoorlijke wandelplaats, Espolon genaamd, waar standbeelden van beroemde Castilianen prijken tusschen het groen der olmen en de kleurige bloemperken. Ook de bloem van Burgos' schoonen scheen hier bijeen verzameld, om te bewonderen, en bewonderende blikken op te vangen. Naast de meer aristocratische hoofddeksels der deftige dames, modieuse hoeden, beladen met vrachten bloemen, vruchten, linten, kant en veeren, maakte nog steeds de eenvoudige volksdracht, de mantilla, een bekoorlijken indruk, zooals zij in sierlijke plooien afhing van den coquet schuin gedragen grooten schildpadden kam, en met een roos of anjelier boven het oor was opgestoken.  .
  • A Week in September 2001

    Reinhard Karger

    Geschiedenis Verenigde Staten The disaster of September 11th began on a picturesque morning with magical photos of a still intact silhouette. The last sunrise between the twin towers shows an innocent morning - the first sunset shows helpless despair. The World Trade Center collapses, bringing the 20th century to a close, leaving an apocalyptic cloud of dust, a painful fracture. „A Week in September 2001-“ offers an opportunity for reflection and participation, showing the skyline without zooming in, showing the timeline of the catastrophe without voyeurism.
  • History of the World War

    Francis Andrew March

    Militaire geschiedenis It is authentic narrative of the World's greatest war. Also it consists various remarkable accounts in history that occurred in the war.
  • The Epic of Gilgamish

    Stephen Langdon

    Geschiedenis The exact period of the reign of this king is unknown, but in the list of the Sumerian kingdoms he is fifth ruler in the Dynasty of Erech, which was considered the second dynasty to reign after the Deluge. He was said to have ruled for 126 years.
  • A Grandfather's Legacy

    Joe C Combs 2nd

    Geschiedenis van Amerika My family has had a long line of story tellers in it. This is a story (I've confirmed it by the way) my grandfather always told about our struggle against slavery and a historic event that trumped their efforts.
  • Celtic Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs

    Hourly History

    Geschiedenis Europa The gifted W.B. Yeats wrote of his own people "...even a newspaperman, if you entice him into a cemetery at midnight, will believe in phantoms, for everyone is a visionary if you scratch him deep enough. But the Celt, unlike any other, is a visionary without scratching." This introduction to Celtic Mythology will serve the novice well – for it is a complicated history with the earliest written records destroyed by the marauding Vikings.  Inside you will read about... ✓ The Arrival of the Tuatha dé Danann ✓ Hibernia ✓ The Main Gods of the Celtic Pantheon ✓ Celtic Life and Rituals ✓ Sources of Celtic Mythology ✓ The Effect of Christianity and Beliefs and Superstitions The oral tradition harks back to 4000BCE and is a compilation of myths and cultures of many different peoples including the Indo-Iranians, Slavs, Greeks, Germans, Austrians and finally, the Gauls, who washed up on the shores of the Emerald Isle. Whatever aspect of this rich, mystical and lavishly embell
  • VietNam

    Givan Hieralal & Aniss Idahmanen

    Militaire geschiedenis Het profielwerkstuk is een verplicht onderdeel voor het Havo examen (2013-2014).  Wij (Givan Hieralal en Aniss Idahmanen ) hebben uiteindelijk samen gekozen voor  de Vietnamoorlog als onderwerp: De Vietnamoorlog Over de Vietnamoorlog is ontzettend veel geschreven en er is heel veel (schokkend) beeldmateriaal van aanwezig.  Het interessante van dit onderwerp is het vele materiaal (zowel filmbeelden als foto’s) en de vele discussies (blogs e.d.) op het internet. Voor het eerst in de geschiedenis was een oorlog (met vaak schokkende beelden) direct in de huiskamers te volgen.  Mede door alle aandacht kwam er kwam er wereldwijd een  maatschappelijke discussie tot stand, wat enorm veel invloed op de oorlog heeft gehad en eigenlijk nog steeds heeft.  Er waren geen geheimen meer. Naast het profielwerkstuk hebben we besloten gebruik te maken van alle (nieuwe) media en hebben daarom als “bonus” een Electronische versie (E-book) gemaakt welke als snelle naslag
  • Japan

    David Murray

    Geschiedenis Azië It is object of this book to trace the story of Japan from its beginnings to the establishment of constitutional government. Concerned as this story is with the period of vague and legendary antiquity as well as with the disorders of mediaeval time and with centuries of seclusion, it is plain that it is not an easy task to present a trustworthy and connected account of the momentous changes through which the empire has been called to pass.
  • The History of Rome, Book II

    Theodor Mommsen

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The History of Rome is a multi-volume history of ancient Rome written by Theodor Mommsen. The strict conception of the unity and omnipotence of the state in all matters pertaining to it, which was the central principle of the Italian constitutions, placed in the hands of the single president nominated for life a formidable power, which was felt doubtless by the enemies of the land, but was not less heavily felt by its citizens. Abuse and oppression could not fail to ensue, and, as a necessary consequence, efforts were made to lessen that power.
  • The Psychology of Revolution

    Gustave Le Bon

    Geschiedenis Europa The author through this book explores the mob mentality of revolutionaries-religious, scientific, and political-examines the motives of their leaders, and discusses how new forms of democratic belief and practice arise from popular movements.
  • The History of Rome

    Theodor Mommsen

    Geschiedenis van de oudheid The History of Rome (German: Römische Geschichte) is a multi-volume history of ancient Rome written by Theodor Mommsen (1817–1903). Originally published by Reimer & Hirsel, Leipzig, as three volumes during 1854-1856, the work dealt with the Roman Republic. A subsequent book was issued which concerned the provinces of the Roman Empire. Recently published was a further book on the Empire, reconstructed from lecture notes. The initial three volumes won widespread acclaim upon publication; indeed, The Roman History made Mommsen famous in a day. Still read and qualifiedly cited, it is the prolific Mommsen's most well-known work. The work was specifically cited when Mommsen was awarded the Nobel Prize.
  • The Civilization of China

    Herbert Allen Giles

    Geschiedenis Azië It is a very common thing now-a-days to meet people who are going to "China," which can be reached by the Siberian railway in fourteen or fifteen days. This brings us at once to the question - What is meant by the term China? Taken in its widest sense, the term includes Mongolia, Manchuria, Eastern Turkestan, Tibet, and the Eighteen Provinces, the whole being equivalent to an area of some five million square miles, that is, considerably more than twice the size of the United States of America.
  • De Wereld vóór de schepping van den mensch

    Camille Flammarion

    Geschiedenis Het blijkt een complete beschrijving van de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de aarde, uitmondend in slothoofdstukken over 'De schepping van den mensch'. Daar lees ik: 'Wij moeten dus onder het woord schepping verstaan: natuurlijke ontwikkeling. De mens is niet plotseling verschenen, maar geleidelijk geschapen door de krachten der natuur. '.