Category: History

World in the Making: A Global History, Volume One: To 1500

World in the Making: A Global History, Volume One: To 1500 English | History | 2021 | EPUB | 29.8 MB Featuring a renowned author team and the best recent scholarship, World in the Making: A Global History is the first world history text to explore both the global and...

The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery

The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery By Paul Kennedy English | History | 2021 | EPUB | 2.1 MB Paul Kennedy’s now classic book traces Britain’s rise and fall as a sea power from the Tudors to the present day. Challenging the traditional view that the British are...

Spy Sub – A Top Secret Mission to the Bottom of the Pacific

Spy Sub – A Top Secret Mission to the Bottom of the Pacific By Roger C. Dunham English | History| 2021 | EPUB | 834.9 KB Spy Sub is the acclaimed story of the secret mission by the USS Viperfish to find a lost Soviet submarine armed with nuclear missiles...

Into the Black – JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

In the decades since the mid-1970s, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has led the quest to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. JPL spacecraft—Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, the Mars rovers, and others—have brought the planets into close view. JPL satellites and instruments also shed new light on...

British Infantryman vs Mahdist Warrior Sudan 1884-1898

the early 1880s, Britain intervened in independent Egypt and seized control of the Suez Canal. British forces were soon deployed to Egypt’s southern colony, the Sudan, where they confronted a determined and capable foe amid some of the world’s most inhospitable terrain. In 1881 an Islamic fundamentalist revolt had broken...