In 1751, at the age of 22 and then a law student, Horace St Paul had, as he described it, "a difference" with an older man over the favor of a lady. This "difference" resulted in the death of the older man in an impromptu duel to which there were
Authors: Robert A. Doughty, Ira D. Gruber, Roy K. Flint
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Authoritative and concise, Warfare in the Western World concentrates on selected campaigns and battles, showing how political and military leaders in the West have used armies to wage war effectively over the last four centuries. The text moves through the centuries, discussing how operational developments and technological improvements eventually led
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Reference entries, overview essays, and primary source document excerpts survey the history and unveil the successes and failures of the longest-lasting European empire. • Provides a historical essay to give a concise overview of the Holy Roman Empire • Presents a timeline that highlights key events in the empire's long
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Grey House Pub
A reference to invasions from the time of Sargon the Great (2334- 2279 BCE) to the recent American invasion of Iraq discusses primarily military aspects, but offers information on political and economic concerns when pertinent.