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Leaves from a Diary


Free Download Leaves from a Diary By Syama Prasad Mookerjee
2000 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 0195650972 | PDF | 12 MB
Leaves from a Diary contains the autobiographical writings of the prominent political personality and well-known parliamentarian Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee. His writings in Englisha nd the English translation of some of his Bengali writings chronicle important events of the period betweeen 1937 and early 1946.

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Notes on Falling Leaves


Free Download Ayub Khan-Din, "Notes on Falling Leaves"
English | 2005 | pages: 32 | ISBN: 185459804X | EPUB | 0,6 mb
"Ayub Khan-Din’s deeply moving new play lasts only 50 minutes, but it conjures up a world of loss, love and grief. At times the writing is as spare as Samuel Beckett’s, but there is also a warmth, and a vivid eye for detail, that makes the piece overwhelming in its emotional impact."-Daily Telegraph

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Maple Leaves in Flanders Fields


Free Download Herbert Rae, "Maple Leaves in Flanders Fields"
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1017556016 | EPUB | pages: 282 | 0.5 mb
It was the celebrated Canadian physician and poet Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae that wrote the famous lines "In Flanders fields the poppies blow" as an opening to his famous poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. His countrymen had shed their blood copiously in fighting the Germans on the Western Front and earned an outstanding reputation as fighting troops. Despite perhaps lacking a bit of ‘spit and polish’, they would be exchanged by no Allied commander for other troops.

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Knight’s Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941-45


Free Download Gordon Williamson, Ramiro Bujeiro, "Knight’s Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941-45"
English | 2005 | pages: 68 | ISBN: 1841766437 | PDF | 24,7 mb
Osprey’s survey of the recipients of the Knight’s Cross and Oak-Leaves andSwordsawards during World War II (1939-1945). On 21 June 1941, as the Wehrmachtstormed forward across the frontiers of the Soviet Union, Hitler instituted a new higher grade of the Knight’s Cross decoration for gallantry and leadership: the silver clasp of the Oak-Leaves with Swords. It would be awarded to only 159 men of the approximately 15 million who served in the German armed forces during World War II. This third in a sequence of four titles describes and illustrates a selection of the recipients: from much-wounded front line infantry officers, to Hitler’s ‘brother-in-law’; from a sergeant pilot fighter ace, to the commanding general of the greatest tank force ever gathered on the Russian Front.

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Old Stacks, New Leaves The Arts of the Book in South Asia


Free Download Old Stacks, New Leaves: The Arts of the Book in South Asia edited by Sonal Khullar
English | May 9, 2023 | ISBN: 0295751118 | True EPUB | 328 pages | 249 MB
In the twenty-first century, debates on the future of books and print culture have intensified with the rise of digital technologies, and the contemporary art world has witnessed an explosion of interest in the book form. Amid this artistic and intellectual activity, there has been little scrutiny of book arts in South Asia and their particular ontologies, histories, and genealogies. This volume weaves together scholarly essays, original artistic projects, and works of creative nonfiction to trace a history of illustrated books in South Asia from 1100 CE to the present.

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