In 1938, Hitler visits Italy. An expatriate Irish art historian is obliged to guide Mussolini and his guest around the galleries. Half fascinated, half repelled, he watches the tyrants, wrestling with the uneasy conviction that he ought to use the opportunity to "do something" about them yet lacking the zeal that might transform misgivings into action. Thirty years later, his daughter comes across a compromising clipping showing her father with the...
France, 1791. Amid the political turmoil of the French Revolution, another revolution is taking place, an ambitious project to re-measure the Paris meridian, thus determining the precise distance from the North Pole to the Equator in order to calculate a new base unit of length, the meter, establishing a rational system of measurement based on nature that will unite all people of all nations for all time. A young surveyor and would-be savant sets...
Culture affects how we make disciples. We often unconsciously bring our own cultural assumptions into ministry and mission, not realizing that how we think and operate is not necessarily the best or only way to do things. In today's global environment, disciple making requires the cultural humility and flexibility to adapt between different cultural approaches. Charles Davis, former director of TEAM, provides a framework for missional disciple making...
Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Excellent guide for both the novice and the practiced woodworker - from the first steps in selecting proper materials to final task of painting the model. Over 150 photographs.
Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging and major fittings of American clippers and packets of the Great Age of Sail. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. Nearly 280 line drawings give the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed ship.
A highly detailed, superbly illustrated manual introducing serious model builders to the hand-crafting of ship models from the bottom up, exactly as real ships were built in shipyards. The model is the 16-gun United States brig Lexington, in active service during the Revolution. Not for beginners. 133 illustrations.
Cattle Drives & Stampedes,
Bootleggers & Frontier Justice,
The Mexican War & Poncho Villa,
Outlaws & Hookers, Lawmen & Jailbreaks, Mining Underground.
Stories from the life of Charles Martin Davis, born in Tombstone in 1886. This is an unusual and candid account of one man's life in early Arizona.
The final season begins seven years after the core members of the Mikaelson family, Klaus, Elijah, Rebekah and Kol, each absorb a quarter of the Hollow2s dark energy and flee New Orleans to keep their beloved city and young Hope safe. As the Mickaelsons return to New Orleans, bringing the pieces of a century2s old evil with them, it becomes clear that the closing chapter of this family saga will be as bloody and emotional as ever.