The Old Testament and its Contents: James Robertson
Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao´s close circle in China who have never talked before, and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him, this is the most authoritative biography of Mao ever written. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned, and blackmailed to get his way. After Mao conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world. In chasing this dream he caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history. In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao´s rule, in peacetime. Combining meticulous research with the story-telling style of Wild Swans, this biography offers a harrowing portrait of Mao´s ruthless accumulation of power through the exercise of terror: his first victims were the peasants, then the intellectuals, and finally, the inner circle of his own advisors. The reader enters the shadowy chambers of Mao´s court and eavesdrops on the drama in its hidden recesses. Mao´s character and the enormity of his behavior toward his wives, mistresses, and children are unveiled for the first time. This is an entirely fresh look at Mao in both content and approach. It will astonish historians and the general reader alike. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robertson Dean. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bkot/000675/bk_bkot_000675_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Object of this book is to present clearly and accurately facts and principles in the lives of some of the chief founders and builders of America which would be of interest for everyone interested in history. Contents: Columbus John and Sebastian Cabot Balboa, Ponce De Leon, and De Soto Sir Walter Raleigh Captain John Smith Captain Henry Hudson Captain Myles Standish Lord Baltimore Roger Williams King Philip William Penn General James Oglethorpe Benjamin Franklin George Washington Daniel Boone General James Robertson Governor John Sevier General George Rogers Clark General Rufus Putnam Eli Whitney Thomas Jefferson Robert Fulton General William Henry Harrison General Andrew Jackson Professor Samuel F. B. Morse General Sam Houston Captain Robert Gray Captain J. A. Sutter Abraham Lincoln
Forget everything you think you know about the Internet. If you think nefarious web sites peddling a cocktail of scams, illegal pornography, racial hatred, and vicious computer viruses was all you had to worry about - think again. The government has banned access to the Internet, dubbing it an illegal, unregulated zone. Sounds like good news, doesn´t it, until you know that its replacement controls every aspect of your life, from digital content, provision of your gas, water, and electricity, and all your money. With everything and everybody connected, we´re all now potential targets if we oppose it. Do you still feel safe? Empowered? Connected? Welcome to the future of the Internet. Welcome to the Codex file. Michael Robertson´s family has been murdered to protect the covert project linked to establishing a new Internet. Piecing together what happened leads him to four hackers, vehemently opposed to the new network, who provide the only means to hunt down the killers. But uncovering the truth leads to industrial espionage and a plot that leads right to the heart of government as he seeks the truth behind the Codex file. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Vincent Brownlee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/082788/bk_acx0_082788_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
NPR reveals remarkable stories of valor, bravery, and survival from the deadliest conflict in history with this vast panorama of interview, memories, and first person accounts from fronts in Europe, the Pacific, and at home. Harrowing, heartbreaking and deeply personal, this collection offers an intimate, engaging way to learn more about the war that changed the world. Contents: Introduction by Neal Conan Voices from the WWII Memorial Reflections on Germany, Poland, and WWII The London Blitz Pearl Harbor: A Personal History Hearing Voices: A Japanese-American in a WWII Camp A Mother-in-Law´s WWII SagaWWII Heroes Recall the Doolittle Raid Pearl harbor: A Personal History Part 2 The Kitchen Sisters: War & Separation StoryCorps: My Mother´s Story: Dot the Welder War in the Pacific Unbroken by War Artists of Battlefield Deception: Soldiers of the 23rd Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls A Tuskegee Airman´s Harrowing WWII Tale Remembrances of D-Day The ´´Mad Piper´´ of Normandy Kate Nolan, WWII Combat Nurse WWII Combat Cameraman: ´´The Public Had To Know´´ WWII Veterans on the Battle of the Bulge StoryCorps: Joseph Robertson Holocaust Survivors Honor Camp Liberator The Greatest Generation Remembering the Final Days of World War II Pilot Remembers Fateful Bombing Mission Over Nagasaki Thanks, Grandpa Tommy, for Saving the World 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neal Conan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/000719/bk_high_000719_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lonely Planet: The world´s number one travel guide publisher Lonely Planet´s Cape Town & the Garden Route is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak in the view from the summit of Table Mountain, take a boat to Robben Island for an insight into the country´s history, and explore the beaches, forests and verdant mountains along the majestic Garden Route - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Cape Town and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet´s Cape Town & the Garden Route : Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant, East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory Gardens & Surrounds, Green Point & Waterfront, Sea Point to Hout Bay, Southern Suburbs, Simon´s Town & Southern Peninsula, Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl, Robertson, Hermanus, Stanford, Darling, Langebaan, The Garden Route The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet´s Cape Town & the Garden Route is our most comprehensive guide to Cape Town, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Travelling further afield? Check out Lonely Planet´s South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland for a comprehensive look at what all these southern African countries have to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world´s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we´ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You´ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. TripAdvisor Travelers´ Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ´Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.´ - New York Times ´Lonely Planet. It´s on everyone´s bookshelves; it´s in every traveller´s hands. It´s on mobile phones. It´s on the Internet. It´s everywhere, and it´s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.´ - Fairfax Media (Australia) Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017