How Castles Were Built

The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built
Thames & Hudson | 1999 | ISBN: 0500050961 | English | 312 pages | PDF | 77.2 MB
The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

"The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built" By Christopher Scarre
PDF | 1999 | 304 pages | ISBN: 0500050961 | English | 77 MB

How were the ancient wonders of the world built? How many people did it take to build the Great Wall of China and the Sphinx at Giza? This text seeks to answer such questions, examining these spectacular feats of engineering and celebrating the achievements of the builders who worked without the aid of modern technology.

Crusader Castles  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at Oct. 21, 2016
Crusader Castles

Crusader Castles
Cambridge University Press | 1994 | ISBN: 0521420687 | English | 250 pages | PDF | 29 MB

Crusader Castles (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Veslefrikk at Jan. 15, 2015
Crusader Castles (repost)

Crusader Castles by Hugh Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | Number Of Pages: 237 | Publication Date: 1994-11-25 | ISBN-10: 0521420687 | PDF | 10 Mb

Crusader Castles by Hugh Kennedy  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Alexpal at May 29, 2010
Crusader Castles by Hugh Kennedy

Crusader Castles by Hugh Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | Number Of Pages: 237 | Publication Date: 1994-11-25 | ISBN-10: 0521420687 | PDF | 10 Mb

This is a general account of the history and architecture of Crusader castles in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, County of Tripoli and Principality of Antioch between 1099 and 1291, the years during which the Crusaders had a permanent presence on the Levantine coast. Extensive use is made of contemporary chronicles to show the reasons why castles were built and how they were used in peace and war. The book is fully illustrated by photographs, drawings and plans, and contains a comprehensive bibliography.
1. Prologue to the study of crusader castles; 2. Fortification in the east and west before the First Crusade; 3. Castles in the twelfth-century Kingdom of Jerusalem; 4. Twelfth-century castles in the northern states (County of Tripoli, Principality of Antioch and County of Edessa); 5. Siege warfare in the crusader lands; 6. Nobles, Templars and Teutonic knights in the thirteenth century; 7. The Hospitallers in Tripoli and Antioch; 8. Muslim castles of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries; Postscript: crusader castles and the west.

Cathar Castles: Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade 1209-1300  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lout at Aug. 7, 2009
Cathar Castles: Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade 1209-1300

Cathar Castles: Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade 1209-1300 (Fortress 55) By Marcus Cowper
Publisher: Os Publishing 2006 | 64 Pages | ISBN: 1846030668 | PDF | 14 MB
Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop

Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop by Anna
Lembke

English | November 6th, 2016 | ASIN: B01KRJUH5G, ISBN: 1421421402 | 192 pages | AZW3 | 0.36 MB

Three out of four people addicted to heroin probably started on a prescription opioid, according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the United States alone, 16,000 people die each year as a result of prescription opioid overdose.
Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop

Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop by Anna
Lembke

English | November 6th, 2016 | ASIN: B01KRJUH5G, ISBN: 1421421402 | 192 pages | EPUB | 2.25 MB

Three out of four people addicted to heroin probably started on a prescription opioid, according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the United States alone, 16,000 people die each year as a result of prescription opioid overdose.

Profiles in Audacity: Great Decisions and How They Were Made  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at July 16, 2017
Profiles in Audacity: Great Decisions and How They Were Made

Profiles in Audacity: Great Decisions and How They Were Made by Alan Axelrod
English | September 1st, 2007 | ISBN: 1402745311, 1402732821 | 320 pages | MOBI | 1.16 MB

In brief, compelling, and inspiring vignettes, bestselling historian Alan Axelrod pinpoints and investigates the make-or-break event in the lives and careers of some of history’s most significant figures. Axelrod reexamines history by revealing the answer to the fascinating question of why the people who made history made their choices—and conveys the resonance of those choices today.
Is Canada Even Real?: How a Nation Built on Hobos, Beavers, Weirdos, and Hip Hop Convinced the World to Beliebe

Is Canada Even Real?: How a Nation Built on Hobos, Beavers, Weirdos, and Hip Hop Convinced the World to Beliebe by J.C. Villamere
English | May 13, 2017 | ISBN: 1459738837 | EPUB | 304 pages | 23.3 MB