Tag: Royals

Tales from the Kansas City Royals Dugout A Collection of the Greatest Royals Stories Ever Told

Denny Matthews, Matt Fulks, Frank White, "Tales from the Kansas City Royals Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Royals Stories Ever Told"
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1613217218 | EPUB | pages: 208 | 4.8 mb
Amos Otis, Frank White, George Brett, Hal McRae, Dan Quisenberry, Bret Saberhagen, Paul Splittorff-one mention of any of those names can bring about visions of great baseball, determination, and winning. However, one vision outweighs all others: the boys in blue . . . the Kansas City Royals.


Out of the Blue The Kansas City Royals’ Historic 2014 Season

Matt Fulks, "Out of the Blue: The Kansas City Royals’ Historic 2014 Season"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1629371181 | EPUB | pages: 128 | 86.0 mb
The Royals’ surprising run to the World Series for the first time since 1985 captured the nation’s attention. In late July, Kansas City sat in third place in the AL Central, eight games out of first place with a losing record. But manager Ned Yost’s team answered the call, posting a 41-27 mark after the All-Star break to capture a spot in the AL Wild Card game. Trailing the A’s 7-3 after seven innings, the Royals’ thrilling, 12-inning comeback win started a record postseason run. The win over the A’s marked the start of a record eight-game winning streak as the Royals swept the Angels and Orioles to set up the unforgettable Fall Classic showdown with the Giants. Packed with unique analysis from veteran Kansas City writer Matt Fulks and vivid color photography, Out of the Blue takes fans through the Royals’ amazing journey, from key off-season acquisitions to the Royals’ thrilling Wild Card win all the way to the thrilling push to Game 7 of the World Series. This commemorative edition also includes feature stories on Billy Butler, Alex Gordon, and other fan favorites.


Royals on tour Politics, pageantry and colonialism

Robert Aldrich, "Royals on tour: Politics, pageantry and colonialism "
English | ISBN: 1526109379 | 2018 | 296 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Royals on tour explores visits by European monarchs and princes to colonies, and by indigenous royals to Europe in the 1800s and early 1900s with case studies of travel by royals from Britain, France, Portugal, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Japan, the Dutch East Indies and French Indochina. Such tours projected imperial dominion and asserted the status of non-European dynasties. The celebrity of royals, the increased facility of travel, and the interest of public and press made tours key encounters between Europeans and non-Europeans. The reception visitors received illustrate the dynamics of empire and international relations. Ceremonies, speeches and meetings formed part of the popular culture of empire and monarchy. Mixed in with pageantry and protocol were profound questions about the role of monarchs, imperial governance, relationships between metropolitan and overseas elites, and evolving expressions of nationalism.