Lost Histories

Author: Joel Levy
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW
ISBN: 9781848393196
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Lost Histories looks at some of the great mysteries of the past, telling the stories of the tomb raiders and glory seekers who sought to solve them, and examining legends and historical facts to sort truth from myth.

The Dragons

Author: Doug Niles
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
ISBN: 9780786962754
Size: 17.74 MB
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War Among the Dragons . . . "When dragons make war, Krynn can only tremble in the shaodw of angry wings." -- Astinus Lorekeeper Aurican and Darlantan, mighty serpents of gold and silver, have been nurtured in a world of wisdom, meditation, and sublime faith. On the other side of Ansalon, Crematia, a dragon of red, inherits the Dark Queen's legacy of betrayal, violence, conquest, and plunder. The advent of a worldwide war sweeps these powerful beings and many more into desperate strife. Battles rage over Krynn with a fury that threatens to annilhilate nations and whole races -- even dragonkind. As campaigns ebb and flow, generations of lesser mortals come and go, and the great serpents are left to determine the fate of the world. Their triumphs may create a destiny of all-encompassing light or cast the world beneath the shadoe of ultimate darkness. The Dragons The Lost Histories Series probes the historical roots and epic struggles of little-known inhabitants of Krynn.

Bengali Harlem And The Lost Histories Of South Asian America

Author: Vivek Bald
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674067578
Size: 10.22 MB
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Nineteenth-century Muslim peddlers arrived at Ellis Island, bags heavy with embroidered silks from their villages in Bengal. Demand for “Oriental goods” took these migrants on a curious path, from New Jersey’s boardwalks into the segregated South. Bald’s history reveals cross-racial affinities below the surface of early twentieth-century America.

The Other Zions

Author: Eric Maroney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442200456
Size: 11.13 MB
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Though Israel is the only Jewish nation most people can name, there have been many more. Author Eric Maroney introduces readers to the Jews of Khazaria, Adiabene (modern day Iraq), Ethiopia, Birobidzhan (modern day Russia), Himyar (modern day Yemen), and more. --from publisher description.

From The Edge

Author: Mark McKenna
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 9780522862607
Size: 15.12 MB
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In March 1797, five British sailors and 12 Bengali seamen struggled ashore after their longboat broke apart in a storm. Their fellow-survivors from the wreck of the Sydney Cove were stranded more than 500 kilometres southeast in Bass Strait. To rescue their mates and to save themselves the 19 men must walk 700 kilometres north to Sydney. That remarkable walk is a story of endurance but also of unexpected Aboriginal help. From the Edge: Australia's Lost Histories recounts four such extraordinary and largely forgotten stories: the walk of shipwreck survivors; the founding of a 'new Singapore' in western Arnhem Land in the 1840s; Australia's largest industrial development project nestled amongst outstanding Indigenous rock art in the Pilbara; and the ever-changing story of James Cook's time in Cooktown in 1770. This new telling of the central drama of Australian history ;the encounter between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians, may hold the key to understanding this land and its people.

Lost Histories Of Indian Cricket

Author: Boria Majumdar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134243365
Size: 15.66 MB
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Lost Histories of Indian Cricket studies the personalities and controversies that have shaped Indian cricket over the years and brings to life the intensity surrounding India's national game. It may be true that that cricket today arouses more passions in India than in any other cricket playing country in the world. Yet, when it comes to writing on the history of the game, Indians have been reticent and much of the past has been obscured and lost. Majumdar here recovers this history and restores it to its rightful place in India's rich sporting heritage.