The Victory With No Name

Author: Colin G. Calloway
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199388008
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The Victory With No Name from the Author: Colin G. Calloway. In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians. The U.S. force was decimated, suffering nearly one thousand casualties in killed and wounded, while Indian casualties numbered only a few dozen. But despite the lopsided result, it wouldn't appear to carry much significance; it involved only a few thousand people, lasted less than three hours, and the outcome, which was never in doubt, was permanently reversed a mere three years later. Neither an epic struggle nor a clash that changed the course of history, the battle doesn't even have a name. Yet, as renowned Native American historian Colin Calloway demonstrates here, St. Clair's Defeat--as it came to be known-- was hugely important for its time. It was both the biggest victory the Native Americans ever won, and, proportionately, the biggest military disaster the United States had suffered. With the British in Canada waiting in the wings for the American experiment in republicanism to fail, and some regions of the West gravitating toward alliance with Spain, the defeat threatened the very existence of the infant United States. Generating a deluge of reports, correspondence, opinions, and debates in the press, it produced the first congressional investigation in American history, while ultimately changing not only the manner in which Americans viewed, raised, organized, and paid for their armies, but the very ways in which they fought their wars. Emphasizing the extent to which the battle has been overlooked in history, Calloway illustrates how this moment of great victory by American Indians became an aberration in the national story and a blank spot in the national memory. Calloway shows that St. Clair's army proved no match for the highly motivated and well-led Native American force that shattered not only the American army but the ill-founded assumption that Indians stood no chance against European methods and models of warfare. An engaging and enlightening read for American history enthusiasts and scholars alike, The Victory with No Name brings this significant moment in American history back to light.

Author: Маркус Зузак
Publisher: Family Leisure Club
ISBN: 6171203424
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Street With No Name

Author: Andrew Dickos
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813170338
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Street With No Name from the Author: Andrew Dickos. A Choice Outstanding Academic Title Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century. Films such as Force of Evil , Night and the City , Double Indemnity , Laura , The Big Heat , The Killers , Kiss Me Deadly and, more recently, Chinatown and The Grifters are indelibly American. Yet the sources of this genre were found in Germany and France and imported to Hollywood by emigré filmmakers, who developed them and allowed a vibrant genre to flourish. Andrew Dickos’s Street with No Name traces the film noir genre back to its roots in German Expressionist cinema and the French cinema of the interwar years. Dickos describes the development of the film noir in America from 1941 through the 1970s and examines how this development expresses a modern cinema. Dickos examines notable directors such as Orson Welles, Fritz Lang, John Huston, Nicholas Ray, Robert Aldrich, Samuel Fuller, Otto Preminger, Robert Siodmak, Abraham Polonsky, Jules Dassin, Anthony Mann and others. He also charts the genre’s influence on such celebrated postwar French filmmakers as Jean-Pierre Melville, François Truffaut, and Jean-Luc Godard. Addressing the aesthetic, cultural, political, and social concerns depicted in the genre, Street with No Name demonstrates how the film noir generates a highly expressive, raw, and violent mood as it exposes the ambiguities of modern postwar society.

Foundation Of Salvation

Author: Elvis Moyer
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146918771X
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Foundation Of Salvation from the Author: Elvis Moyer. This book should have opened up your eyes, what you like is complete understanding. You must repent and get baptized to be born again. Please let Jesus pour you into Himself and be like Him, practice like Him and please get washed in the water thru the blood of the Lamb of God. Read Romans chapter 3:4. This is my favorite scripture, if you follow it, the truth will find you. Free yourself from belief. Find the truth. Everything in Jesus and in His name is the truth. The truth is in Jesus. Jesus is Lord.

The Navy Of The Nuclear Age 1947 2007

Author: Paul Silverstone
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135864667
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The Navy Of The Nuclear Age 1947 2007 from the Author: Paul Silverstone. The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947-2007, the fifth volume in the monumental U.S. Navy Warship series, presents an all-inclusive compendium of the ships that served in the U.S. Navy from the Cold War up through the present day. Featuring radical new developments in warships such as nuclear-powered submarines and carriers equipped with ballistic missiles, the post-World War II period was one of unprecedented technological growth for the U.S. Navy. The Navy of the Nuclear Age contains specifications and illustrations for all the ships and submarines that have helped the U.S. to achieve its present-day status as the country with the world’s largest and most powerful navy. A further article about Paul Silverstone and the Navy Warships series can be found at: http://www.thejc.com/home.aspxParentId=m11s18s180&SecId=180&AId=58892&ATypeId=1

The Boy With No Name

Author: Christopher Williams
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1514422565
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The Boy With No Name from the Author: Christopher Williams. Every one of us is searching for a name for ourselves. You have to have faith and follow your dreams, no matter how many people say it is not possible. When you come to a bridge you cannot cross, find another way. We all move to face our own giants. Remember to keep your faith, and victory will be yours. The “Boy with No Name” lives in a town with no name. One day, he stumbles across a book that takes him on a journey of a lifetime.

No Simple Victory

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440651124
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No Simple Victory from the Author: Norman Davies. One of the world?s leading historians re- examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, No Simple Victory asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect. Norman Davies poses simple questions that have unexpected answers: Can you name the five biggest battles of the war? What were the main political ideologies that were contending for supremacy? The answers to these questions will surprise even those who feel that they are experts on the subject. Davies has established himself as a preeminent scholar of World War II . No Simple Victory is an invaluable contribution to twentieth-century history and an illuminating portrait of a conflict that continues to provoke debate.

She Who Has No Name

Author: Michael S Foster
Publisher: Dragonfall Press
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She Who Has No Name from the Author: Michael S Foster. She has come from across the sea, cast from a land in its final throes of destruction. War and conflict have blighted the world, spreading to every far corner under the shadow of the demon king. On the continent of Amandia, the Order of Magicians, dwindling in strength and number, struggles to defend the Turian Empire from an overwhelming sea of foes. In their final hour of need, Samuel, Champion of the Order and Saviour of Cintar, is sent on a mission of the Empire's final hope, to slay the eternal witch-queen and return the kidnapped heir to the throne. But the Circle of Eyes has long laid plans for everyone, spread like a web across the world. Struggling with the loss of his magic, Samuel must rely on the unstoppable force of the Argum Stone, a relic from the time of the Ancients that threatens to destroy him with its every use. He must uncover the secrets of his own destiny if he is to control what lurks inside of him, marking him apart from all other magicians, except one.

The People With No Name

Author: Patrick Griffin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691074623
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The People With No Name from the Author: Patrick Griffin. More than 100,000 Ulster Presbyterians of Scottish origin migrated to the American colonies in the six decades prior to the American Revolution, the largest movement of any group from the British Isles to British North America in the eighteenth century. Drawing on a vast store of archival materials, The People with No Name is the first book to tell this fascinating story in its full, transatlantic context. It explores how these people--whom one visitor to their Pennsylvania enclaves referred to as ''a spurious race of mortals known by the appellation Scotch-Irish''--drew upon both Old and New World experiences to adapt to staggering religious, economic, and cultural change. In remarkably crisp, lucid prose, Patrick Griffin uncovers the ways in which migrants from Ulster--and thousands like them--forged new identities and how they conceived the wider transatlantic community. The book moves from a vivid depiction of Ulster and its Presbyterian community in and after the Glorious Revolution to a brilliant account of religion and identity in early modern Ireland. Griffin then deftly weaves together religion and economics in the origins of the transatlantic migration, and examines how this traumatic and enlivening experience shaped patterns of settlement and adaptation in colonial America. In the American side of his story, he breaks new critical ground for our understanding of colonial identity formation and of the place of the frontier in a larger empire. The People with No Name will be indispensable reading for anyone interested in transatlantic history, American Colonial history, and the history of Irish and British migration.