Lives of the Romans by Philip Matyszak, Joanne Berry +

Lives of the Romans by Philip Matyszak, Joanne Berry
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.8 Mb
Overview: At its peak Rome’s empire stretched across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, yet it started as a primitive encampment above a riverside marsh. This book spans the great chronological and geographical sweep of the Roman age and brings the reader face to face with those who helped create the empire, from consuls and commanders to ordinary soldiers, voters, and taxpayers.

An extraordinary range of viewpoints is explored in these biographies. A centurion and a plasterer’s wife share pages with the orator Cicero and the scholar Pliny the Elder, while a vestal virgin shares a chapter with Antinous, the boy-lover of Hadrian. Augustine, the church patriarch, and Constantine, Rome’s first "Christian" emperor, rub shoulders with Julian the Apostate and Vettius Agorius Praetextatus, leader of the pagans.

Roman women were the most liberated in the ancient world. They could wield massive power and influence, yet are often overlooked. Meet Servilia, Caesar’s lover; Sulpicia, the teenage poet; Amazonia, the sword swinging gladiator; and Cloelia, the girl who escaped captivity by swimming the Tiber.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez by Selena Roberts +

A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez by Selena Roberts
Requirements: ePUB/PDF /MOBI Reader, 3.6 MB
Overview: Diligent, detailed, and overpowering. This is not a book of conjecture: It’s one of bootstrap journalism.

The New York Times calls sports journalist Selena Roberts’s blistering biography, A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez, "Important…devastating…merciless." A columnist for Sports Illustrated, Roberts pulls no punches in her tough and brilliant New York Times bestseller, an exploration of the multi-million dollar Yankees slugger’s checkered life and career. A-Rod is an eye opening, unputdownable look at one of the greatest and most flawed players in today’s game.
Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography

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Writing the Lives of the English Poor by means of Steven King

Writing the Lives of the English Poor, 1750s-1830s by means of Steven King
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.zero MB
Overview: From the mid-eighteenth century to the early 19th century, the English Old Poor Law was once waning, quickly to get replaced by means of the New Poor Law and its dreaded workhouses. In Writing the Lives of the English Poor, 1750s-1830s Steven King unearths vibrant tales of deficient other people, their advocates, and the officers with whom they engaged all over this era in British historical past, distilled from the most important choice of parochial correspondence ever assembled. Investigating the best way that individuals skilled and formed the English and Welsh welfare device thru using virtually 26,000 pauper letters and the correspondence of overseers in forty-eight counties, Writing the Lives of the English Poor, 1750s-1830s reconstructs the method in which the deficient claimed, prolonged, or defended their parochial allowances.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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William Shakespeare (Writers Lives)


William Shakespeare (Writers Lives)
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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments via Saidiya Hartman

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval via Saidiya Hartman
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 278 MB
Overview: In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate lifestyles that spread out in Philadelphia and New York at the start of the 20th century. Free love, common-law and brief marriages, queer family members, and unmarried motherhood had been a few of the sweeping adjustments that altered the nature of on a regular basis lifestyles and challenged conventional Victorian ideals about courtship, love, and marriage. Hartman narrates the tale of this radical social transformation towards the grain of the present century-old argument concerning the disaster of the black circle of relatives.
In wrestling with the query of what a loose lifestyles is, many younger black girls created sorts of intimacy and kinship that had been detached to the dictates of respectability. They cleaved to and eliminate fans, exchanged intercourse to subsist, and revised the which means of marriage. Longing and want fueled their experiments in how one can reside. They refused to hard work like slaves or to simply accept degrading stipulations of labor.
Beautifully written and deeply researched, Wayward Lives re-creates the revel in of younger city black girls who desired an lifestyles qualitatively other than the one who have been scripted for them – home provider, second-class citizenship, and decent poverty – and whose intimate revolution was once apprehended as crime and pathology.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments by way of Saidiya Hartman

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval by way of Saidiya Hartman
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 278 MB
Overview: In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate lifestyles that opened up in Philadelphia and New York originally of the 20th century. Free love, common-law and brief marriages, queer members of the family, and unmarried motherhood had been some of the sweeping adjustments that altered the nature of on a regular basis lifestyles and challenged conventional Victorian ideals about courtship, love, and marriage. Hartman narrates the tale of this radical social transformation towards the grain of the present century-old argument concerning the disaster of the black circle of relatives.
In wrestling with the query of what a unfastened lifestyles is, many younger black ladies created types of intimacy and kinship that had been detached to the dictates of respectability. They cleaved to and get rid of enthusiasts, exchanged intercourse to subsist, and revised the which means of marriage. Longing and want fueled their experiments in learn how to reside. They refused to exertions like slaves or to simply accept degrading prerequisites of labor.
Beautifully written and deeply researched, Wayward Lives re-creates the enjoy of younger city black ladies who desired an life qualitatively other than the person who were scripted for them – home provider, second-class citizenship, and decent poverty – and whose intimate revolution was once apprehended as crime and pathology.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments through Saidiya Hartman

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval through Saidiya Hartman
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 278 MB
Overview: In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate lifestyles that opened up in Philadelphia and New York in the beginning of the 20th century. Free love, common-law and temporary marriages, queer family members, and unmarried motherhood had been some of the sweeping adjustments that altered the nature of on a regular basis lifestyles and challenged conventional Victorian ideals about courtship, love, and marriage. Hartman narrates the tale of this radical social transformation towards the grain of the present century-old argument in regards to the disaster of the black circle of relatives.
In wrestling with the query of what a unfastened lifestyles is, many younger black ladies created sorts of intimacy and kinship that had been detached to the dictates of respectability. They cleaved to and eliminate enthusiasts, exchanged intercourse to subsist, and revised the which means of marriage. Longing and want fueled their experiments in how one can reside. They refused to hard work like slaves or to just accept degrading prerequisites of labor.
Beautifully written and deeply researched, Wayward Lives re-creates the revel in of younger city black ladies who desired an life qualitatively other than the person who have been scripted for them – home provider, second-class citizenship, and decent poverty – and whose intimate revolution was once apprehended as crime and pathology.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Wayward Lives Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval [Audiobook

Wayward Lives Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval [Audiobook]

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Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina

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A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir (American Lives)

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Wasted Years, Wasted Lives, Volume 1 by means of Ken Wharton

Wasted Years, Wasted Lives, Volume 1: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1975-77 (The British Army in Northern Ireland #2) by means of Ken Wharton
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 16.6 MB
Overview: Over the previous a number of years, Ken Wharton, himself a former soldier, has been prolific in his protection of the Troubles, which unfold their tentacles some distance from the streets, and fields of Northern Ireland. Over 4,000 folks died in or attributable to them and it price the lives of over 1,300 British squaddies – a reality which is unacknowledged by means of the MOD – and the lives of over 300 policemen and ladies. This is Ken’s 6th e-book in regards to the length and he attracts on meticulous and detailed analysis, first-hand testimony of the warriors who trod the similar streets as himself, and a virtually encyclopedic wisdom of the close to 30-year length of homicide, violence and civil struggle. The first-hand accounts lend a hand us to know and read about the fears of the younger squaddies who patrolled the damaging streets of the Ardoyne and New Lodge, of Andersonstown, Turf Lodge and Ballymurphy and of the Creggan in Londonderry and the Derrybeg in Newry. He seems on the Loyalist paramilitaries and treats their sectarianism and senseless homicide with the similar contempt with which he treats the Republicans. He does now not mince phrases in regards to the Irish-Americans and their political stooges in america Government, judicial gadget and the atypical ‘seventh technology Irishmen of the American East Coast.’ This is a e-book now not only for squaddies, however for any individual who needs to appear again and take a look at to know the insanity inflicted upon a number of generations of blameless Irish and British folks. In years yet to come, historians – each social and armed forces – will mirror in this length of madness with a better wisdom than hitherto. If you need to know the way it felt to be an blameless sectarian sufferer, or an off-duty soldier or policeman or a tender lad from Leeds, Liverpool or London arduous focused on throughout the Lower Falls, then this e-book is a will have to r
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir (American Lives)

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A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir (American Lives)

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Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds


Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds
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