Download Medieval European Coinage: Volume 6, The Iberian Peninsula by Miquel Crusafont,Anna M. Balaguer,Philip Grierson PDF

By Miquel Crusafont,Anna M. Balaguer,Philip Grierson

This quantity of Medieval eu Coinage, is the 1st English-language survey to convey the newest study at the coinage of Spain and Portugal c.1000–1500 to a global viewers. a big paintings of reference by means of top numismatic specialists, the amount offers an authoritative and up to date account of the coinages of Aragon, Catalonia, Castile, Léon, Navarre and Portugal, that have not often been studied jointly. It considers how cash circulated during the peninsula, delivering new syntheses of the financial background of the person kingdoms and comprises an intensive catalogue of the Aragonese, Castilian, Catalan, Leonese, Navarrese and Portuguese cash within the choice of the Fitzwilliam Museum. This significant contribution to the sphere could be a invaluable element of reference for the learn of medieval heritage, numismatics and archaeology.

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Download Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients: 1941–45 (Elite) by Gordon Williamson,Ramiro Bujeiro PDF

By Gordon Williamson,Ramiro Bujeiro

On 28 September 1941, Hitler instituted a brand new, ideally suited type of the Knight's go ornament for gallantry and management: the Oak-Leaves with Swords and Diamonds. This award will be offered to just 28 infantrymen, sailors and airmen, out of the nearly 15 million who served within the German defense force. This identify describes and illustrates all 28 of these males from fighter aces and U-boat commanders, to the youngest generals within the Wehrmacht, and box marshals answerable for military teams – and together with one officer for whom Hitler needed to invent a actually specified award that set him aside even one of the 'Diamond-bearers'.

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Download Augusta (Postcard History Series) by Roger A. Madore PDF

By Roger A. Madore

inbuilt 1754 at the jap financial institution of the Kennebec River, castle Western turned one of many first everlasting settlements in what might finally turn into Augusta and, in 1827, the capital of Maine. via suggestions in publishing via Gannett & Morse and Vickery & Hill, textiles by way of the Edwards production corporation, and lumber creation alongside the Kennebec, Augusta thrived and prospered. Water road flourished into the enterprise and cultural middle of the town, whereas eco-friendly and Winthrop Streets grew to become a number of the area's most magnificent residential neighborhoods. A trolley approach and the Maine relevant Railroad station tied Augusta to surrounding groups and allowed viewers to return from all over the place and spend many an evening on the famed Augusta House.

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Download Welsh Yeomanry at War: A History of the 24th (Pembroke and by Steven John PDF

By Steven John

quickly after the outbreak of the good warfare, following decades of part-time soldiering as cavalry troops on domestic security tasks, the participants of varied British Yeomanry regiments have been requested to volunteer for abroad carrier. In 1916, officered through recognized contributors of the landed gentry, of the Welsh Yeomanry regiments, the Pembroke Yeomanry and the Glamorgan Yeomanry, have been among many that embarked for overseas carrier for the 1st time ever of their historical past. Spending the subsequent 12 months in Egypt through the crusade opposed to the Senussi tribesmen, the 2 regiments merged to shape the twenty fourth (Pembroke and Glamorgan Yeomanry) Battalion, Welsh Regiment, which joined the 74th (Yeomanry) department to participate within the historical offensive into Palestine that eventually resulted in the liberation of the Holy urban of Jerusalem after four hundred years of Ottoman rule. In may perhaps 1918, after years of tough campaigning within the Palestinian deserts, the twenty fourth Welsh embarked for France with the remainder of the 74th department, becoming a member of the Allied forces within the successful 100-day offensive opposed to the Germans.

Welsh Yeomanry at warfare sheds new mild at the battalion’s virtually forgotten crusade in Palestine, which observed a lot of its troops killed and buried within the Holy Land, and in addition tells the enchanting tale of its brief yet exhausting interval in France.

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Download Colt Single-Action Revolvers (Weapon) by Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland PDF

By Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

In 1836, Samuel Colt replaced the face of conflict with the creation of the 1st of a chain of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, together with the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt unmarried motion military, which is still in construction this present day. those guns shifted the position of the pistol from single-shot weapon of final hotel to a realistic and strong sidearm that gave the person the power to safeguard himself as soon as his fundamental armament used to be discharged. It reworked cavalry strategies and relegated the sword to a principally ceremonial position in lots of armies.

Featuring full-colour art, professional research and gripping first-hand money owed, this can be the soaking up tale of Colt's family members of single-action revolvers, protecting their origins, improvement, use and lasting impression at the sleek world.

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Download Money of the World: Coins That Made History by Ira Goldberg,Larry Goldberg PDF

By Ira Goldberg,Larry Goldberg

cash of the realm: cash That Made heritage illustrates what number cash have been formed by way of the advance of Western Civilization-and how they usually contributed to shaping it in flip. The Millennia assortment, illustrated in the course of the e-book, tells the historical past of Western Civilization via major cash of the area. each one coin needed to meet definite standards ahead of it can be further to the collection.

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Download Gun Digest Book of Beretta Pistols: Function | Accuracy | by Massad Ayoob PDF

By Massad Ayoob

because the own safety area of the firearms keeps to develop, assets dedicated to selection protecting handguns are at a top rate. In The Gun Digest e-book of Beretta, thorough requisites and articles on production info supply worthwhile details for individuals discovering self-protection ideas, handgun creditors and target-shooting thoughts, handgun creditors and target-shooting enthusiasts.

With greater than 500 years of gun-making heritage, the Beretta identify is synonymous with strong craftsmanship. within the pages of this generation from the publishers of Gun Digest, readers get details together with quality, weight and barrel lengths for contemporary pistols.

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Download Hot Wheels Accessories: The Ultimate Guide by Michael Zarnock PDF

By Michael Zarnock

With one sizzling Wheels offered each six seconds, those adolescence favorites stay a sizzling price tag collectible, and a source dedicated to scorching Wheels add-ons is a must have for any fan of those smooth and quickly roadsters.

Every accent produced for the reason that 1968 to 1998 is incorporated during this complete reference. designated listings, with up to date costs, disguise a number of add-ons together with play, present and music units; superchargers; buttons; Christmas adorns; puzzles and buying and selling playing cards' and lunch containers. filled with greater than 425 wonderful colour images and listings for classic and smooth components, this e-book is a must have for any sizzling Wheels fanatic.

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Download Wahlen und Wählerschaft in der Schweiz (Politik und by Markus Freitag,Adrian Vatter PDF

By Markus Freitag,Adrian Vatter

Band three der Reihe 'Politik und Gesellschaft in der Schweiz'

Wer wählt in der Schweiz wen und warum? Welche Schweizer wählen die SVP? Sind die Wähler der GLP grün oder liberal? Sind die Linken auch die Netten? Wählen Reiche heute hyperlinks und Arbeiter rechts? Welches Profil weisen die gewählten Volksvertreter auf? used to be haben BDP-und CVP-Wähler gemeinsam? Beeinflussen Wahlsysteme das Wahlverhalten in der Schweiz? Welche Effekte haben Wahlkampagnen? Entscheiden Themen, Köpfe oder Zuneigungen zur Partei die Wahl? Wer geht nicht zur Wahl? Diesen und anderen zentralen Fragestellungen gehen Berner Politikwissenschaftler in vertieften Beiträgen zur Wahlbeteiligung und zur Wahlentscheidung im Vorfeld der Nationalratswahlen und Ständeratswahlen 2015 nach. Untersucht werden sowohl die Rahmenbedingungen, Einstellungen, Verhaltensmuster und intent des einzelnen Wählers als auch die Voraussetzungen und Bedingungen seiner Wahlbeteiligung.

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Download The Paper Republic by James Bevill PDF

By James Bevill

Although the stirring tale of the Texas revolution has been informed time and again from an army point of view, now James Bevill deftly takes the reader on a travel of the monetary tools issued to fund the Texian battle desktop. He combines a close numismatic heritage of every piece of coin and foreign money utilized in the Republic with the tales of the colourful contributors and the inventive credits schemes that made it attainable for Texas to first live on and later flourish.

As Bevill unearths the historical past of every piece of paper, he explores the personalities concerned, clarifies the jobs within the new executive, and divulges the interior workings of a precarious economic system. The issuance of promissory notes stored the innovative executive afloat till the dramatic investment of a lifesaving mortgage from land speculators in New Orleans in April 1836. The paper delivers chronicled within the Paper Republic create a verifiable path of the various most important humans and occasions in Texas background: visionary kings, obsessive dictators, crooked politicians, counterfeiters, printers, Texas Presidents, treasury officers and forgotten heroes. The Paper Republic is the 1st ebook to inform the $64000 tale of the epic fight for cash, credits and independence within the Republic of Texas. For Texans, numismatists and everybody within the monetary undefined, it bargains an important realizing in regards to the position cash performs in govt and heritage. the true tale in the back of a mythical a part of American background, The Paper Republic is the tale of a debt obstacle eerily just like the headlines today.

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