The Royal Recount
The Big 50: San Francisco Giants is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Giants the Giants. Experienced Bay-area sportswriter Daniel Brown recounts the living history of the Giants, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. The Big 50: San Francisco Giants brilliantly brings to life the Giants remarkable story, from Willie McCovey and Will Clark to the roller-coaster that was Barry Bonds to the team's current dynasty and Madison Bumgarner shutting down the Royals in the 2014 World Series
During the mid-sixteenth century, king John III of Portugal presented his cousin Maximilian, the archduke of Austria, with an Asian elephant. This novel recounts the epic voyage of Salomon the elephant, and what he endured to satisfy royal whims and absurd strategies. Saramago wrote this novel ten years after being awarded the Nobel Prize. El viaje del elefante reveals a writer in the pinnacle of his literary splendor.
Arguably the greatest of all published memoirs of the Great War, "Old Soldiers Never Die" is Private Frank Richards classic account of the war from the standpoint of the regular soldier, and a moving tribute to the army that died on the Western Front in 1914. In this remarkable tale, Richards recounts life in the trenches as a member of the famous Royal Welch Fusiliers, with all its death and cameraderie, in graphic detail, vividly bringing to life the trials and tribulations faced by the ordinary rank and file.
The hundreds of recipes in Maxime de la Falaise's delight-ful book triumphantly attest to the virtues of Anglo-Saxon gastronomy. Rich with the historical sense of taste, this book allows you to cook the rudiments of a medieval royal banquet, an Elizabethan nursery breakfast, or an eighteenth-century tavern lunch. The recipes are divided into five chronological sections, each preceded by an introduction recounting the fashions and the changes in the food and drink of the period; together they provide an overview of the evolution of English cookery.
This book recounts the history of the first destroyers of the Royal Navy, which revolutionised this service and changed the way war was fought at sea. Moreover, between 1892, when the first destroyers were laid down, and 1918 destroyers evolved radically
Timelines with captioned color photos and illustrations, plus capsule summaries recounting the deeds of generals and statesmen, the rise and fall of nations, battles and cataclysms, royal dynasties, world-changing inventions, and great moments in history fill the pages of this eminently "browsible" book. It's a sweeping pictorial narrative that begins with descriptions of humanity's earliest origins, and extends to the twenty-first century.
At war on the veldt This book, written by a colonel of the regiment, recounts the experiences of the Royal Sussex Regiment throughout its service during the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. The story of the Royal Sussex is typified as 'a trek, '
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Naval adventure in the Far East during the 1840s This book is a highly regarded classic of naval history. Its author was the captain of the ship, HMS Dido, which is central to the events recounted within its pages. The subject matter of his tale of ad
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A Rwandan proverb says "Defeat is the only bad news." For Rwandans living under colonial rule, winning called not only for armed confrontation, but also for a battle of wits-and not only with foreigners, but also with each other. In "Defeat Is the Only Bad News" Alison Des Forges recounts the ambitions, strategies, and intrigues of an African royal court under Yuhi Musinga, the Rwandan ruler from 1896 to 1931.
In this memoir spanning nine decades, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882-1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his life and military service through both world wars. An essay by the editor, based on other sources, provides a broader perspective on Jerram, whose approach to professional military service is still pertinent today
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H. Rider Haggard (1856 1925) is best known as the successful writer of adventure stories with exotic backgrounds such as King Solomon's Mines. However, he also served on a number of royal commissions, and in managing his wife's Norfolk estate became a recognised expert on agricultural matters. His A Farmer's Year (1898, also reissued in this series), recounts the work of the farm, together with observations on rural life and the state of agriculture in general.