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The Early Mapping of Hawai'I

By: Gary L. Fitzpatrick

The cartographic history of Hawaii began with the arrival of Captain James Cook, the famous explorer and chartmaker, in 1778. Between then and the mid-19th century, visitors to HawaiI produced a rich assortment of charts and maps depicting the shores, harbors, towns, and volcanoes of the various islands. This volume traces the story of the mapping of HawaiI during the pivotal years in which the indigenous society was radically transformed by the peoples and ideas imp...

The Early Mapping of Hawaii is an overview of the history of the mapping of Hawaii from the time of European discovery in 1778 through the mid-19th century. Mapmaking was not an art indigenous to Hawaii; foreigners were responsible for the introduction of mapmaking in the islands. For well over seventy years, mapping in Hawaii was largely carried out by Europeans or Americans, and the early maps of Hawaii were mostly made to serve the needs of those foreigners.

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Monetary Laws of the United States : Appendix, Volume II: Appendix

By: Matt R. Erickson

Volume II, Appendix contains texts of America's monetary laws. Appendix Topic A. Organic Documents B. Mint Statistics through 1902 C. Preliminary Coinage Reports D. Primary Coinage Acts E. Secondary Coinage Acts F. Foreign Coinage Acts G. Commemorative Coinage Acts from 1891-1954 H. Modern Commemorative Coinage Acts I. Acts regarding Mints and Assay Offices J. Acts Regarding Notes K. Criminal Monetary Jurisdiction Acts L. The Great Decep...

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Monetary Laws of the United States : Narrative, Volume I: Narrative

By: Matt R. Erickson

Re-discover America's limited government under the U.S. Constitution, learning about how the almighty wizard intimidated the cowardly and the meek who fail to properly use their God-given brain, until the small dog who trusted his nose pulled back the curtain to expose the fraud. Regain limited government and honest money by learning that deception.

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TRAVANCORE STATE MANUAL : Volume 1

By: V. NAGAM AIYA; VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS, Editor

There are many insights in this book. The writer of the main part of this book is V. NAGAM AIYA. I think that many Indian academic historians, who have endeavoured to write the history of ‘Modern’ India, should take lessons from this most unassuming writer, V. NAGAM AIYA. For, they have written the history of ‘Modern’ India in terms of and the perspective from, the Party congresses, meetings, terror activities, splits in political parties, and the doings, and ways and m...

State of the country and chief events Travancore at this period extended from Attungal to Nagercoil. The dynasty of Jayasimha still continued to rule the country between Azhikkal (Karunagapalli Taluq) in the north and Paravur in the south, and, as noted above, there was an alliance in 1727 A.D., between the chiefs of Chinganad and other States to crush the power of Travancore. Nanjanad which once formed part of Travancore was at this time occupied by the Pandyans. The d...

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Malbar Manual : Along with commentary by VED from VICTORIA INSTIT...

By: William Logan; VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS, Editor

COMMENTARY My aim First of all, I would like to place on record what my interest in this book is. I do not have any great interest in the minor details of Malabar or Travancore. Nor about the various castes and their aspirations, claims and counterclaims. My interest is basically connected to my interest in the English colonial rule in the South Asian Subcontinent and elsewhere. I would quite categorically mention that it is ‘English colonialism’ and not Britis...

APPENDIX XII COLLECTION OF DEEDS No. 1 a. Hail ! Sri—The King who has taken the supreme rule, King (Perumal) Sri Bhaskara Ravi Varman, wielding the sceptre and ruling for many 100,000 years, in his time, in the thirty-sixth year against1 the second cycle (literally, year), on the day when he was pleased to sit in Muyirikodu, he was pleased to grant this favour. [N.B. - The Jewish translation, particularly incorrect in the rendering of this sentence, deserves perhap...

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Paradise Revealed : Natural History in Nineteenth-century Australia

By: Colin M Finney

The early generations of European visitors to Australia found themselves surrounded by a flora and fauna entirely different from anything they had seen before. For naturalists, this land in which ‘all things were queer and opposite’ was a cornucopia, and from Joseph Banks onwards they avidly collected the novelties that abounded in order to classify and name them according to the principles of order established by Linnaeus or his successors. Short-term visitors carried a...

The second decade of the nineteenth century saw a qualitative change in natural history as practised in the fledgling colonies of New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land. Before the early 1820s natural history was carried out by individuals; men such as David Burton, George Caley or Allan Cunningham, working in isolation.1 All too infrequently the tedium and problems of working alone were broken by the arrival of that hallmark of early nineteenth century science—the globe-...

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Laurel Canyon : The 1960s Counter Culture: The 1960s Counter Culture

By: David McGowan; Jeffrey J. Prager, Co-Author

Connecting the 1960s Counter Culture movement to the US Intelligence Community and proving that the US Intelligence Community started the 1960s Counter Culture movement to control and then destroy it.

meanwhile ... our story begins ... Elsewhere in the world in those early months of 1965, a new ‘scene’ is just beginning to take shape in the city of Los Angeles. In a geographically and socially isolated community known as Laurel Canyon – a heavily wooded, rustic, serene, yet vaguely ominous slice of LA nestled in the hills that separate the Los Angeles basin from the San Fernando Valley – musicians, singers and songwriters suddenly begin to gather as though summoned...

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Opinions of the US Constitution in 1787

By: Jeffrey J. Prager

We investigate the circumstances surrounding the establishment of the current US Constitution versus the Articles of Confederation and examine the opinions of both the public and the new American aristocracy revealing the public perception of the new US Constitution.

The founding generation certainly understood that the colonists of an empire could and would be treated as tax slaves or cannon fodder. This was the history of the Old World, and they had fought a revolution to escape such a fate. But the “nationalists,” led by men like Hamilton and centered in New York and New England, also understood that life could be quite grand for those who managed and ruled over an empire. That’s why his party—the Federalists—fought so hard and lo...

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Weaponized Zionism : The Palestinian Genocide, A History Of Zionis...

By: Jeffrey J Prager

Abstract: 210 New York Times archived newspaper articles published between 1868 and 1948 and reproduced here that use the terms "Jewish terrorism" and "Zionist terrorism." There are 1000s of articles so the most critically important pieces are include here. This is an unbiased and honest account of the worlds first terrorists. When Menachim Begin was asked if he was the most famous terrorist in the Middle East he replied, "No, in the entire world." This is a sourced and...

STONETHROWING INPALESTINE As you can tell from the article above, in Palestine in the early 1900s Zionist Jews employed throwing stones, for the same reasons that the Palestinians throw stones and rocks today. It’s all they have. The Zionists were, most of them, unarmed and the Palestinians today, the vast majority of them, are also unarmed. However Israel has one of the largest, most well equipped military’s in the world and they’re a nuclear armed state and a wealthy ...

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The Suicide Pill : Mefloquine and Lariam, History and Peer Review

By: Jeffrey J Prager

Dr. Donald H. Marks is a former associate director of clinical research at Roche. Marks left the company in 1991 to take a directorship position with another company and this is what he has to say regarding Lariam and his former employer, Roche: “Roche has developed an attitude of not adjusting the information it supplies to physicians and patients about the performance and safety characteristics of their drugs.” Marks went on to say that there is “ample reason” to belie...

"I still remember the first time I smelled brain. It was my grandfather, cracking open the skulls of squirrels he’d killed. They’d scamper down the sides of pecans and live oaks among the Louisiana timbers where I grew up, enter his sights—then, oblivion. I was very small then, so it never seemed odd when those brains found their way into the scrambled eggs my grandmother would cook up for Papaw. When I was there I’d have some too. The gray matter of tree rats adds a cer...

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Aint Et A Blummin Shame! : My life during the Blitz and 30's Depre...

By: Ms. Mrs. Winifred Jeanette Franklin; Adinas Henry, Editor

I grew up in the east end of London during the Great Depression. I witnessed many horrid crimes against humanity but also experienced the courage, dignity, and resilience of those who suffered and struggled all around me, including my own family. We were bombed for 57 nights during the blitz. We, the Cockney's, lived by a code of honor, do as you would be done by. We believed in a fair sense of justice and were victims of social inequality. There were two wars, one for t...

Many generations of East-Enders had passed down a true spirit and love of London; they fought and died for their country when called upon doing so. The docklands played a huge part in the lives of the Cockney’s for many years. I often have memories of myself and my sister when we would take lunch to our Dad, who by then worked at the Docks, every Saturday. There were a lot of Chinese coolies working on the ships. They would do a lot of the menial work; often wor...

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Kashmir Crisis : (Unresolved issue of Muslim Ummah) Opinions & An...

By: Omar Muhammad Anzal Al-Armouti; suleman khan, Performer

1) Consists of Three Parts- Historical perspective, opinions of key influential figures and pictorial coverage of Kashmir conflict 2) First book by Jordanian author in Arabic language on Kashmir issue 3) Comprehensive chapter on striking similarities between Palestine and Kashmir issues 4) Variety of opinions from different of the society of the region. Pakistan's top leadership, renowned figure from Saudi Arabia and prominent politicians, bureaucrats and think tanks of Jordan

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Newes from Scotland : A true discourse, Of the apprehension of sun...

By: Dr. James Carmichael; David J. Favager, Editor

A pamphlet printed in London in 1591 and likely written by James Carmichael who later advised King James VI on the writing of his book Daemonologie. It describes the infamous North Berwick witch trials in Scotland and the confessions given before the King. It was subsequently published in Daemonolgie by King James in 1597.

Item, the said Agnis Tompson confessed that the Diuell being then at North Barrick Kerke attending their comming in the habit or likenes of a man, and seeing that they tarried ouer-long, he at their comming enioyned them all to a pennance, which was, that they should kisse his Buttockes, in signe of duetye to him: which being put ouer the Pulpit barre, euerye one did as he had enioyned them: and hauing made his vngodly exhortations, wherein he did greatlye enveighe again...

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El delincuente psiquiátrico (The Psychiatric Offender) : Visión hi...

By: LIC Roberto Alonso Ramos Erosa

En la antigüedad las enfermedades mentales no tenían la misma explicación que les damos hoy en día. A raíz de la escuela positivista se dejó atrás toda explicación demonológica sobre las psicopatologías. Los avances en psicología y psiquiatría permitieron tener un mayor entendimiento sobre el funcionamiento de la mente del ser humano e inevitablemente eso condujo al estudio del delincuente psiquiátrico. El presente texto hace una revisión histórica sobre la concepción de...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

This book explains How the universe was formed. How Life was formed How civilization was formed Why civilization is evil The undead

The Sense of Pure Wonder is a continual sense of awareness which is curious about everything, and never stops being curious. It uses all of the cognitive skills of your mind; continually asking questions, continually figuring things out, continually wondering about things, continually looking at things in new ways, continually experiencing new things, continually comparing things to each other, continually gaining a better perspective on the larger context, continually u...

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From Resistance to Revolution : A compilation of literary works, p...

By: Historyisaweapon Org

A compilation of literary works, poems, letters, and speeches on resistance and revolution.

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Raising Our Voices : Compiled articles and speeches: Compiled arti...

By: Historyisaweapon Org, Compiler

A compilation of articles, poems, speeches, and other literary works on women's rights, economics, human rights, and a variety of topics.

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Wall Street Owns The Country

By: Mary Elizabeth Lease

A Speech by Mary Elizabeth Lease (circa 1890)

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Annals of the Great Strikes in the United States

By: J. A. Dacus

J. A. Dacus, Annals of the Great Strikes in the United States (1877). In J A Dacus, Annals of the Great Strikes in the United States: A Reliable History and Graphic Description of the Causes and Thrilling Events of the Labor Strikes and Riots of 1877(St Louis: Scammell and Company, 1877), pp. 21—23, 42-43, 98-99.

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First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights Association

By: Sojourner Truth

First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights Association (First Speech) at the Church of the Puritans, New York City on May 9, 1867. Published in the New York Tribute, 10 May 1867: 8. Truth's Speech has also been called, "Keeping the Thing Going While Things Are Stirring".

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