Historical Disasters and Tragedies
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This work includes historical disasters and tragedies sorted chronologically and geographically. Each event includes details related to the event and details about victims, presented in an educational and historically instructive manner.
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by Edwin James Brady - G. Robertson and Co.
The body of the material for Australia Unlimited has not been gathered from printed pages, but collected carefully. State by State, mile by mile, year after year, from the wide circle of a continent -- a continent of potentialities still unrealized.
by Ralph Raico - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The great historian of classical liberalism strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars. Professor Ralph Raico shows them to be wolves in sheep's clothing and their wars as attacks on human liberty and human rights.
by Richard Davey - McCorquodale & Co., Limited
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