Download Pistol Packin' Madams: True Stories of Notorious Women of by Chris Enss PDF

By Chris Enss

Between 1840 and 1870, millions of enthusiastic dreamers launched into a 2,000-mile trip into the wide-open frontier of the U.S. looking for unfastened land, gold, event, and a greater existence. even supposing just a couple of girls have been numbered one of the first actual pioneers, those that did take the chance replaced the face of the USA eternally. The western lady left the limitations and conventions of her lifestyle in the back of and carried the fight of emancipation into parts sacred to the male. She competed in enterprise and politics, bronco busting, smoking, ingesting, playing, and gun-toting. This e-book celebrates the tales of the nonconforming, gun-toting pioneers who settled the West.

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Download Third Reich Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide by Chris William PDF

By Chris William

The upward thrust and fall of Germany's 3rd Reich is without doubt one of the such a lot studied, investigated and picked up episodes of army heritage. A reign of terror that rose to close international domination in the course of the Thirties and early Forties, Adolph Hitler's Germany keeps to fascinate generations of students and scholars of background alike.

The 3rd Reich's insatiable drumbeat of pageantry and propaganda produced numerous uniforms, insignia, medals, flags, daggers, swords, and headgear, comprising some of the most wanted different types in all of army collectibles to check, comprehend and own.

Groundbreaking in scope and execution, Third Reich Collectibles positive aspects greater than 1,300 colour pictures with descriptions and values for:

  • Uniforms
  • Helmets
  • Headgear
  • Flags
  • Badges
  • Membership pins
  • Patches
  • Armbands
  • Firearms
  • Blades
  • Equipment
  • Paper IDs
  • Signage
  • And extra linked to the army and paramilitary teams of the 3rd Reich

Throughout the ebook you are going to additionally locate historic heritage details and interval photos taking pictures daily Nazi Germany.

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Download How Do I Escape When I'm Trapped in My Own Mind? by Kris Jones PDF

By Kris Jones

Kris Jones is simply fourteen whilst her mom suffers a stroke and slips right into a coma from which she by no means totally recovers. many years later, Kris’s mother dies.

The burden then falls at the shoulders of Kris’s older sister to maintain the relatives, however the attempt doesn't be successful. The kinfolk breaks aside, and amid the turmoil Kris needs to deal with attending a deadly highschool, longing to come back to her Catholic tuition and the protection it provided.

When Kris’s grandma dies to boot, Kris has no selection yet to maneuver in along with her father. even though her instincts warn opposed to the circulation, she has no concept that she’s approximately to turn into a sufferer of kid molestation. She quickly reveals herself in a foster domestic, and her father reveals himself in prison.

Despite battles with alcohol, medicinal drugs, and the criminal process, Kris unearths the desire to maintain chasing her desires. She works and struggles, displaying precise braveness whilst she comes out of the closet and begins dwelling as brazenly homosexual. at the present time, she is free.

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Download The Gold Book: What’s It Worth? A Guide to Commonly Traded by Margaret Olsen PDF

By Margaret Olsen

Newly up to date (2012) - e-book edition

The Authoritative, accomplished Gold consultant for the beginner and the pro. basic structure, “What’s It worthy” formulation, Systematic, quickly Navigation, Reader pleasant, optimized for eReaders.

This distinctive, illustrated advisor to gold cash and bars serves these drawn to those gadgets for his or her buying and selling instead of their numismatic price. It offers a number info for greater than eighty gold cash issued through 20 international locations and nearly 20 bullion bars. a short creation provides a few beneficial history information regarding trading such goods and discusses different components which may effect their worth. the most component to the ebook is a country-by-country directory that illustrates and describes all of the cash. this is often through a brief checklist of bars prepared via advertisement company of issuance. a chain of six appendixes offers extra listings by way of features which are of specific curiosity to investors, akin to diameter, thickness, gold content material, purity, overall weight, and fineness. a quick word list, a listing of weights and measures, gold costs from 1972 to 1991, conversion tables, a bibliography, and an index around the publication out. just about all the knowledge of curiosity on those (and many extra) gold cash are available within the extensive collection of normal coin books that looks in such a lot library collections. -Norman D. Stevens, American Reference Books Annual

Margaret Olsen, ASA, is an authorized Senior Appraiser of Numismatics, and along with her colleague, Alison Matthews, has been within the numismatics box much longer than the seven years of my acquaintance with them. As with such a lot of my favourite experts, i've got regularly wanted for the way to take them alongside on each appraisal in order that i might have their in-depth services handy. finally, Ms Olsen and Ms Matthews have get a hold of a pocket sized advisor to assist solution the generalists mammoth query; Does what i've got in entrance of me require a consultant? The Gold booklet really suits the invoice. Subtitled, "A consultant to more often than not Traded Gold Bullion cash and Bars". The Gold publication catalogues greater than a hundred of the preferred problems with govt and personal mints and refineries, equipped through kingdom of beginning. The person can simply separate cash and medals that may require a numismatic expert from those who may be valued with a short journey throughout the enterprise pages of any significant newspaper. The e-book is easily illustrated and arranged for the amateur, with a number of the images revealed in real dimension. The descriptive info essentially supplies the knowledge came upon at the opposite and obverse facets of the themes. additionally incorporated within the Gold ebook are the technical requisites reminiscent of weight, purity, content material, all dimensions, fashion designer and mintage interval. The 9 appendices give you the info in codecs of weight, content material, purity, diameter, nation and fineness, may still the person have to rank their topics to fulfill particular customer standards. in the back of the ebook are a seven web page thesaurus, weights and measures tables, and a survey of low and high gold costs from 1972 via 2012. My favourite appendix is the conversion chart for computing quite a few Avoirdupois weights to Troy weight, and vice versa. For these people who're good distanced through time from their final math direction, this protects loads of aggravation and strength embarrassment. Olsen and Matthews meant this booklet to be used by means of a person with a necessity to figure out the id and price of gold bullion and cash, and feature succeeded. The generalist appraiser may have step one in id of numismatic fabric. As with such a lot area of expertise fabrics, this data will not make you a professional in a single day, however it can definitely support provide you with a warning while its time to name one in. With all the percentages for encountering numismatic fabrics in property and assurance value determinations, The Gold publication is a needs to for each appraiser's instrument kit.- Terry R. King, ASA. Senior Appraiser

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Download British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War (Shire by Peter Doyle,Chris Foster PDF

By Peter Doyle,Chris Foster

of their better half quantity to British military Cap Badges of the 1st global battle, authors Peter Doyle and Chris Foster current an outline of the most cap badges worn by means of the British military in the course of the moment international battle, which persisted the wealthy and sundry culture of British regimental insignia. This e-book describes and illustrates, for the 1st time in prime quality complete color, the most forms of cap badge worn. With many amalgamations, war-raised devices and unique forces, British army insignia from the interval have a shocking diversity that differs considerably from that worn by way of the warriors of the former iteration. As within the first booklet, this quantity includes modern illustrations of the warriors themselves donning the badges. making use of the abilities of a longtime author (and collector) and artist, it offers a distinct reference advisor for somebody attracted to the British military of the period.

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Download A Kid's Guide to Collecting Coins by Arlyn G. Sieber PDF

By Arlyn G. Sieber

Start your personal coin collection!

It's fun!

Search for cash to accomplish your individual specific coin puzzle.

It's affordable.

Spend as low as 1 cent to begin a pastime which may final you the remainder of your life.

And you could examine all you want to be aware of correct here.

  • With plenty of photographs, how-to's and convenient assistance, you'll get the entire instruments you must begin your assortment today.
  • Pick up cool proof and methods that would provoke your folks and family.

Learn the solutions to questions like:

  • How are cash made?
  • What do the "P" and "D" on cash stand for?
  • Why is it known as a nickel?

A child's advisor to amassing cash can assist you sign up for the ranks of one hundred forty million american citizens who're a part of the "hobby of kings" -- coin collecting.

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Download The Tiddler Invasion: Small Motorcycles of the Sixties by Floyd M. Orr PDF

By Floyd M. Orr

this is often the ebook creditors, restorers, and sentimental fanatics of the machines of our formative years were ready to reach! After years of in depth examine via files of motorbike magazines, books, and brochures from the vintage period, the founding father of the seminal Tiddlerosis site has released his magnum opus at the topic. The Tiddler Invasion covers many miles of two-wheeled motorized nostalgia. hundreds of thousands of proof, figures, colours, requisites, or even unique costs are packed into greater than six hundred distinctive pages. the tale of the invasion of the united states by way of small bikes and scooters within the 1955-1975 period is advised with enthusiasm for those many wondrous little machines through an individual who lived via that specific time in our nation's background. The booklet comprises nearly one hundred eighty charts of the preferred versions bought within the U.S. throughout the interval and good over four hundred images, such a lot in complete colour! the writer and significant creditors of those certain little motorcycles proportion nostalgic own remembrances of a wondrous time past.

The concentration of The Tiddler Invasion is at the commonest machines of the interval, ordinarily from Japan. Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, and Suzuki every one have an in depth bankruptcy. Bridgestone, Hodaka, Tohatsu, and different early manufacturers proportion a bankruptcy. the tale primarily starts off with the coming of the Honda 50 in 1959 and ends with the discharge of the Gold Wing in 1975. The tiddler period rose to prominence within the Sixties and started its gradual descent into obscurity because the Kawasaki Mach III, the Honda 750 4, and the Kawasaki Z-1 took over the U.S. bike market.

The significant manufacturers from the united states are targeted in a bankruptcy, too. This crew is naturally ruled via Harley-Davidson, Allstate, and Cushman, simply because it used to be again then. There aren't any H-D giant Twins the following, yet lots of Hummers, Toppers, large Eagles, Mopeds and Twingles!

There have been numerous ecu manufacturers and versions imported within the Sixties, yet in simple terms these of importance are incorporated. As we know, many of the ecu types have been both huge highway burners, vague small Italian motorcycles and scooters, or off-road festival machines. you won't locate Nortons, Guzzis, Maicos or Parillas the following, however the eu bankruptcy is sort of giant nonetheless.

The such a lot tricky point to speak to a potential reader is the definition of the machines and parameters incorporated during this ebook. the concept that of The Tiddler Invasion is exclusive to the time and position. even if the 50cc machines all started americans' rush to motorbike dealerships, the marketplace swiftly improved from that time. The smallest machines lined within the ebook are the real tiddlers, yet those little putt-putts for children comprised in simple terms the top of the iceberg. Many vintage 250cc activities machines resembling the Ducati Diana, Harley-Davidson dash H, Honda Hawk, Yamaha YDS-2, Suzuki X-6, and Bultaco Metralla roar during the pages of this publication! The Kawasaki Triples scream via it lots you'll choke at the two-stroke smoke! the writer has a specific thing for the Honda Scramblers, as though they have been dark-haired beauties in bikinis or whatever. The kings of upswept exhaust pipes and crossbrace handlebars get their very own chapter.

Once you may have ownership of this ebook, you are going to by no means are looking to supply it up. The Tidder Invasion isn't really a espresso desk e-book of beautiful colour images. it's a reference advisor filled to the Snuff-or-Nots with beneficial details for creditors and fanatics of small vintage bikes.

The writer started accumulating bike brochures and magazines in 1962. Reproductions of and particular info from those assets are integrated during this broad reference consultant. the writer of this booklet isn't a collector, a photographer, or a restorer. he's a super-nerd who in actual fact loves those vintage machines. The earliest a part of this booklet was once written in 1985 on a 1959 IBM typewriter. Now with the aid of smooth pcs, the entire, really good, magical tale of that very specific period in American background can ultimately be told!

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Download Subversive Ceramics by Claudia Clare PDF

By Claudia Clare

A Choice amazing educational identify 2016

Satire has been utilized in ceramic construction for hundreds of years. traditionally, it happened as a slogan or proverb written into the ceramic floor; as pictorial floor imagery; or as a satirical figurine. using satire in modern ceramics is a quickly evolving pattern, with many artists subverting or in a different way rethinking prevalent ancient types to make a political point.

Claudia Clare examines the connection among ceramics, social politics, and political hobbies and how either corporations and person artists have used pots - predominantly household items - to agitate one of the plenty or just exhibit their rules. 90 color illustrations of assorted subversive, satirical and campaigning works illustrate her arguments and liven up debate.

Claudia Clare explores paintings by means of artists from twenty-one diverse international locations, from 500 BC to the current day. those diversity diversity from the French artist Honoré Daumier and the enslaved African-American potter David Drake to modern artists together with Lubaina Himid, Virgil Ortiz and Shlomit Bauman,
whose paintings and the technique of its construction has addressed or commented upon matters similar to disputed homelands, determine, race, gender and colonialism.

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Download 'Gebt den Schweizerinnen ihre Geschichte!': Marthe Gosteli, by Franziska Rogger PDF

By Franziska Rogger

Ausgehend von vielfältigen Archivakten deckt Franziska Rogger auf, dass die wissenschaftliche Geschichtsschreibung an den Schweizer Universitäten den Frauenstimmrechtskampf falsch dar stellt, da sie insbesondere die dem Kampf vorangehenden Hauptakten nie eingearbeitet hat. Mit diesem mangelhaften Verfahren wurde den Schweizer Frauen ihre eigenständige Geschichte recht eigentlich unterschlagen. Die Autorin stellt die weibliche Welt in einem Längsschnitt seit dem 18. Jahrhundert dar. Gleichzeitig zeichnet sie die Entwicklung von Marthe Gosteli von der eng mit der Familie verbundenen Frau zur individuellen Persönlichkeit und engagierten Kämpferin für das Frauenstimmrecht nach. Neu ist dabei, dass die Ereignisse aus weiblichen und männlichen Augen gesehen und kommentiert werden. Ohne ideologische Sichtweise wirft sie in der Darstellung der politischen Kämpfe, die sowohl von sozialdemokratischen wie bürgerlichen Frauen einmütig durchgefochten wurden, Seitenblicke auf weitere internationale und nationale Denkweisen.

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Download Bilateralismus - was sonst?: Eigenständigkeit trotz by Patrik Schellenbauer,Gerhard Schwarz,Avenir Suisse PDF

By Patrik Schellenbauer,Gerhard Schwarz,Avenir Suisse

was once haben die bilateralen Verträge der Schweiz tatsächlich gebracht und was once nicht? Welche Erwartungen waren überzogen, welche Befürchtungen übertrieben? Der Band zieht eine ökonomische Bilanz, fördert aber auch Unerwartetes zu Tage. Wenn die Eigenständigkeit der Schweiz bewahrt werden soll, bleibt der Bilateralismus für ein vernetztes Land inmitten Europas auch in Zukunft der beste Weg.

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