Author: Sofʹi︠a︡ Andreevna Tolstai︠a︡Publish On: 1980
... Varvára Mikhaylovna , what does “ struggle ” mean ? If I keep a Cherkess it is
only to guard my children ' s woods and land . He says I should give up the land
to the peasants . I cannot write in a new note - book while a guest 108 THE FINAL
Author: Professor of History Jennifer SiegelPublish On: 2002-09-06
By 1914 Britain and Russia were on the brink of war with each other to be saved only by the outbreak of World War I. This book is a groundbreaking and original study based on hitherto unseen archives in Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as ...
Author: Professor of History Jennifer Siegel
By the early 1900s both Britain and Russia, suspicious of Imperial Germany, decided to stabilize their relations and replace their rivalry in Central Asia - the 'Great Game' - with rapprochement. But as Jennifer Siegel here demonstrates, reality in the field told a different story. The momentum of imperial rivalry, spiced by oil and railway development, could not be arrested and various interests on both sides continued to stoke the fire with increasing aggressiveness. By 1914 Britain and Russia were on the brink of war with each other to be saved only by the outbreak of World War I. This book is a groundbreaking and original study based on hitherto unseen archives in Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as original research in London.
Armies of the two sides met on the plain of Sekigahara on 21 October 1600, in thick fog and deep mud. By the end of the day 40,000 heads had been taken and Ieyasu was master of Japan.
Author: Anthony J Bryant
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Sekigahara was the most decisive battle in Japanese history. Fought against the ritualised and colourful backdrop of Samurai life, it was the culmination of a long-standing power struggle between Tokugawa Ieyasu and Hashiba Hideyoshi, two of the most powerful men in Japan. Armies of the two sides met on the plain of Sekigahara on 21 October 1600, in thick fog and deep mud. By the end of the day 40,000 heads had been taken and Ieyasu was master of Japan. Within three years the Emperor would grant him the title he sought – Shogun. This title describes the campaign leading up to this great battle and examines Sekigahara, including the forces and personalities of the two major sides and that of the turncoat Kobayakawa Hideaki.
It undertakes , that is to say , to describe , in detail , the final struggle of the French
, terminating in September , 1783 , for empire in Southern India ; the successful
efforts of the same nation during the wars of the Revolution and the Empire to ...
In After Yorktown: The Final Struggle for American Independence, Don Glickstein tells the engrossing story of this uncertain and violent time, from the remarkable American and French success in Virginia to the conclusion of the fighting--in ...
Author: Don Glickstein
Category: United States
After the Humiliating Defeat at Yorktown in 1781, George III Vowed to Keep Fighting the Rebels and Their Allies Around the World, Holding a New Nation in the Balance Although most people think the American Revolution ended with the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, on October 19, 1781, it did not. The war spread around the world, and exhausted men kept fighting--from the Arctic to Arkansas, from India and Ceylon to Schenectady and South America--while others labored to achieve a final diplomatic resolution. After Cornwallis's unexpected loss, George III vowed revenge, while Washington planned his next campaign. Spain, which France had lured into the war, insisted there would be no peace without seizing British-held Gibraltar. Yet the war had spun out of control long before Yorktown. Native Americans and Loyalists continued joint operations against land-hungry rebel settlers from New York to the Mississippi Valley. African American slaves sought freedom with the British. Soon, Britain seized the initiative again with a decisive naval victory in the Caribbean against the Comte de Grasse, the French hero of Yorktown. In After Yorktown: The Final Struggle for American Independence, Don Glickstein tells the engrossing story of this uncertain and violent time, from the remarkable American and French success in Virginia to the conclusion of the fighting--in India--and then to the last British soldiers leaving America more than two years after Yorktown. Readers will learn about the people--their humor, frustration, fatigue, incredulity, worries; their shock at the savage terrorism each side inflicted; and their surprise at unexpected grace and generosity. Based on an extraordinary range of primary sources, the story encompasses a fascinating cast of characters: a French captain who destroyed a British trading post, but left supplies for Indians to help them through a harsh winter, an American Loyalist releasing a captured Spanish woman in hopes that his act of kindness will result in a prisoner exchange, a Native American leader caught "between two hells" of a fickle ally and a greedy enemy, and the only general to surrender to both George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte. Finally, the author asks the question we face today: How do you end a war that doesn't want to end?
Although there may be pauses in the coming conflict , and intervals of apparent
peace , yet the elements of the final struggle are developed , and , it may be , a
very few years will fill up the Gentile dispensation , and usher in the Gentile ...
THE FINAL EFFORT OF THE FINAL STRUGGLE. Andrea Ferrato remained silent
. He said nothing in answer to Count Sandorf. His Corsican blood boiled within
him. He had forgotten the fugitives for whom up to then he had risked so much.
Now the last two vials have reference to the final struggle : the sixth to
Mahomedanism , the seventh to Paganism . The sixth vial is poured out upon “
the great river Euphrates . ” A river which flows through the land the seat of
THE DEATH - STRUGGLE OF FREEDOM.OCTOBER 1848 - AUGUST 1849 .
Division of Feeling among the Magyar ... The Final Struggle and Fall of Sicily . -
The French Expedition . - The Landing at Civita Vecchia.Oudinot and Manara .
... the refusal of the final struggle, but the thwarting also of the immediate struggle
by the attempt to conciliate the interests of the masses with the big bourgeoisie
and landlord interests which were inevitably opposed to any decisive struggle.
Author: David Hardiman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Much of the recent surge in writing about the practice of nonviolent forms of resistance has focused on movements that occurred after the end of the Second World War, many of which have been extremely successful. Although the fact that such a method of resistance was developed in its modern form by Indians is acknowledged in this writing, there has not until now been an authoritative history of the role of Indians in the evolution of the phenomenon. Celebrated historian David Hardiman shows that while nonviolence is associated above all with the towering figure of Mahatma Gandhi, 'passive resistance' was already being practiced by nationalists in British-ruled India, though there was no principled commitment to nonviolence as such. It was Gandhi, first in South Africa and then in India, who evolved a technique that he called 'satyagraha'. His endeavors saw 'nonviolence' forged as both a new word in the English language, and a new political concept. This book conveys in vivid detail exactly what nonviolence entailed, and the formidable difficulties that the pioneers of such resistance encountered in the years 1905-19.
To the Officers and Members of the League : We regret to say that now , on the
very eve of the final struggle for our country's rights , when every true lover of
Ireland should sink his personal ambition , jealousy and vanity , a few
The guru is always ready when the disciple is ready . The initiation preceding the final struggle for liberty from the bondage of matter is pretty plainly described .
The highest Chohan reveals to him the secrets of occult science , and another ...
We may divide this period into four parts : I . The final struggle against Rome , B .
C . 50 — A . D . 70 . II . Gaul under the Empire to the accession of Diocletian , A .
D . 70 — 284 . III . The age of barbarian incursions , and the struggle against the ...
Author: United States. Congress. House. Special Committee on Communist Activities in the United StatesPublish On: 1930
together with the already organized workers to struggle against the ruinons
effects of capitalist rationalization , speed up ... only for the daily strurg for
immediate demands , but also in preparation for the final struggle for overthrow of
Author: United States. Congress. House. Special Committee on Communist Activities in the United States
We are entering , without a doubt , upon the final struggle . We have all alike
slumbered , and it is time to awake . The day of thy watchman and visitation
cometh . ' The spirits of devils working miracles are already gone forth . Hence
the battle ...