Washington How Slaves, Idealists, and Scoundrels Created the Nation’s Capital

Washington: How Slaves, Idealists, and Scoundrels Created the Nation’s Capital by Fergus Bordewich
English | March 17th, 2009 | ASIN: B00188V818, ISBN: 0060842393, 0060842385 | 402 pages | EPUB | 1.29 MB
Washington, D.C., is home to the most influential power brokers in the world. But how did we come to call D.C.-a place once described as a mere swamp "producing nothing except myriads of toads and frogs (of enormous size)," and which was strategically indefensible, captive to the politics of slavery, and the target of unbridled land speculation-our nation’s capital?

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Wars in the Caucasus, 1990-1995

Wars in the Caucasus, 1990-1995 By Edgar O’Ballance
English | PDF | 1997 | 265 Pages | ISBN : 1349142298 | 25.12 MB
As Soviet Communism dissolved it was replaced in the Caucasus by nationalism enabling the Republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to obtain independence: Chechenya is still fighting on. War between Armenia and Azerbaijan started immediately over the Azeri administered Nagorno-Karabakh and Nakhicheven enclaves within Armenia, which has already cost over 30,000 lives, and displaced a million people. Warlord-ridden Georgia erupted into civil war for central power, while the countryside lay in the grip of ethnic groups and bandit gangs, its Muslim Abkhazia province, aided by Russians, fought a three-year separatist war that remains a stalemate.

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Volatile Bonds – Jaye Wells

Volatile Bonds – Jaye Wells
English | 2017 | 332 Pages | ISBN: 0989268489 | EPUB | 806.88 KB
Magic is a drug. Dirty Deals Lead to Deadly Ends. When the Magic Enforcement Agency is called out to the scene of a dirty magic lab explosion, a body with a bullet wound is found in the smoldering ruins. As Detective Kate Prospero and her partner, Special Agent Drew Morales, hunt down the killer, they uncover evidence that a dangerous new coven may be operating in the Cauldron. It’s not long before the bodies start piling up, and the heat is on for the team to make an arrest. Solving the murders will require unraveling dangerous alliances between the city’s dirty magic covens

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