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Badon and the Early Wars for Wessex by David Cooper

Badon and the Early Wars for Wessex, circa 500 to 710 by David Cooper
Requirements: .PDF reader, 61 MB
Overview: David Cooper’s book reappraises the evidence regarding the early battles for Wessex territory. It charts the sequence of battles from the c. AD 500 siege of Badon Hill, in which the Britons defeated the first Saxon attempt to gain a foothold in Wessex territory, to Langport in 710, which consolidated King Ine’s position and pushed the Britons westwards. Discussion of the post-Roman British and Germanic factions provides context and background to Badon Hill, which is then covered in detail and disentangled from Arthurian legend. In considering how the opposing commanders are likely to have planned their campaigns, enduring principles of military doctrine and tactics are discussed, using examples from other periods to illustrate how these principles applied in Dark Ages Britain. Going on to follow subsequent campaigns of the West Saxons in southern Britain, a credible assessment is made of how these resulted in the establishment of a viable Wessex kingdom, two centuries after Badon. Grounded in the latest academic and archaeological evidence, David Cooper offers a number of new insights and ideas.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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[Sci-Fi] Star Wars Audiobooks Mega Collection 74Gb

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[Sci-Fi] Star Wars Audiobooks Mega Collection 52Gb

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Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed (.M4B)

Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 755mb
Overview: The first novel in a new trilogy starring veteran New Republic pilots! On the verge of victory in a brutal war, five New Republic pilots transform from hunted to hunters in this epic Star Wars adventure. Set after Return of the Jedi, Alphabet Squadron follows a unique team, each flying a different class of starfighter as they struggle to end their war once and for all. Part of a Marvel and Del Rey crossover event, Alphabet Squadron is the counterpart to Marvel’s TIE Fighter miniseries, which follows the exploits of Shadow Wing as they scheme to thwart the New Republic.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera

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Western Times and Water Wars by John Walton

Western Times and Water Wars: State, Culture, and Rebellion in California by John Walton
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Overview: Western Times and Water Wars chronicles more than a hundred years of tumultuous events in the history of California’s Owens Valley. From the pioneer conquest of the native inhabitants to the infamous destruction of the valley’s agrarian economy by water-hungry Los Angeles, this legendary setting is a microcosm of the development of the American West.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism by Dilip Hiro

Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism by Dilip Hiro
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.5 Mb
Overview: To some, Islamic Fundamentalism means the restoration of a true religion. To others, it is a politics that stands apart from capitalism and socialism. To many Westerners, it has come to constitute a threat to established order and international security. Holy Wars, first published in 1989, comprises a non-partisan narrative that takes account of both the socio-cultural values expressed in Fundamentalism, and its political consequences. Dilip Hiro’s starting point is that fundamentalist forces have been active within Islam since the death of the Prophet Muhammad. He presents the two major sects, Sunnis and Shias, in this light. Hiro provides the background for an understanding of what was taking place in Middle Eastern countries such as Afghanistan, Libya, Egypt and Syria at the end of the 1980s. This is a comprehensive and readable work, of great relevance and value to those with an interest in Middle Eastern politics and history, and the growth of Islamic Fundamentalism.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism by Dilip Hiro

Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism by Dilip Hiro
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.5 Mb
Overview: To some, Islamic Fundamentalism means the restoration of a true religion. To others, it is a politics that stands apart from capitalism and socialism. To many Westerners, it has come to constitute a threat to established order and international security. Holy Wars, first published in 1989, comprises a non-partisan narrative that takes account of both the socio-cultural values expressed in Fundamentalism, and its political consequences. Dilip Hiro’s starting point is that fundamentalist forces have been active within Islam since the death of the Prophet Muhammad. He presents the two major sects, Sunnis and Shias, in this light. Hiro provides the background for an understanding of what was taking place in Middle Eastern countries such as Afghanistan, Libya, Egypt and Syria at the end of the 1980s. This is a comprehensive and readable work, of great relevance and value to those with an interest in Middle Eastern politics and history, and the growth of Islamic Fundamentalism.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron – Alexander Freed

Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron – Alexander Freed

Star Wars Insider – July 2019

Star Wars Insider – July 2019
Requirements: .PDF Reader, 33 MB
Overview: The best bits from the Star Wars Universe.
The eighth volume of Star Wars Insider’s yearly collections of material includes classic features including interviews with actor John Boyega (Finn, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and writer Lawrence Kasdan (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) alongside all-new material exclusive to this collection!
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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Greek and Persian Wars [Audiobook]

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Star Wars Adventures series by Cavan Scott, Landry Q. Walker (.CBR)

Star Wars Adventures series (2017-Present) by Cavan Scott, Landry Q. Walker, James Gilarte, Michael Moreci, Chris “Doc” Wyatt , Kevin Burke, Alan Tudyk, Ben Acker, Shaun Manning, Ben Blacker, Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier (Issues 1-21 + FCBD 2018, Annual 2018, FCBD 2019)
Requirements: CBR Reader, 1,161MB
Overview: Brand-new Star Wars comic book stories for readers of all-ages! These new adventures make this sprawling universe more accessible than ever.Travel to a galaxy far, far away in the first volume of an all-new series as a rotating cast of characters (and creators!) journey through Star Wars history! Stories range from before the events of the first film all the way up to Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, in theaters December 2017. Characters major and minor, classic and new, expand the world of Star Wars into new territory, telling larger-than-life stories that encapsulate the breadth of the galactic struggle between good and evil for a new generation of fans
Genre: Comics | All Ages

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Stupid Wars: A Citizen’s Guide To Botched …

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