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The Monuments Men

Author : Robert M. Edsel
ISBN : 9781448183159
Genre : History
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Now a major film starring GEORGE CLOONEY, MATT DAMON, CATE BLANCHETT, BILL MURRAY, JOHN GOODMAN, HUGH BONNEVILLE, BOB BALABAN, JEAN DUJARDIN and DIMITRI LEONIDAS. What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group of heroes? What if I told you there was a group of men on the front lines who didn’t carry machine guns or drive tanks; a new kind of soldier, one charged with saving, not destroying. From caves to castles in a thrilling race against time, these men risked their lives daily to save hundreds of thousands of the world’s greatest works of art. THEY were the Monuments Men, and THIS is their extraordinary true story. ‘Remarkable’ Washington Post ‘Engaging, inspiring’ Publishers Weekly
Category: History

The Monuments

Author : Peter Cossins
ISBN : 9781408846827
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest and dirtiest of all are the so-called 'Monuments', the five legendary races that are the sport's equivalent of golf's majors or the grand slams in tennis. Milan–Sanremo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris–Roubaix, Liège–Bastogne–Liège and the Tour of Lombardy date back more than a century, and each of them is an anomaly in modern-day sport, the cycling equivalent of the Monaco Grand Prix. Time has changed them to a degree, but they remain as brutally testing as they ever have been. They provide the sport's outstanding one-day performers – the likes of Philippe Gilbert, Fabian Cancellara, Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen, Peter Sagan and Thor Hushovd – with a chance to measure themselves against each other and their predecessors in the most challenging tests in world cycling. From the bone-shattering bowler-hat cobbles of the Paris–Roubaix to the insanely steep hellingen in the Tour of Flanders, each race is as unique as the riders who push themselves through extreme exhaustion to win them and enter their epic history. Over the course of a century, only Rik Van Looy, Eddy Merckx and Roger De Vlaeminck have won all five races. Yet victory in a single edition of a Monument guarantees a rider lasting fame. For some, that one victory has even more cachet than success in a grand tour. Each of the Monuments has a fascinating history, featuring tales of the finest and largest characters in the sport. In The Monuments Peter Cossins tells the tumultuous history of these extraordinary races and the riders they have immortalised.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Monuments Of Seti I

Author : Peter James Brand
ISBN : 9004117709
Genre : History
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This groundbreaking study catalogs Seti I's monuments and restorations, shedding new light on the internal chronology and history of the reign, the royal succession in the early Nineteenth Dynasty, the extent of Seti's building program and its place in history.
Category: History

The Monuments And Inscriptions Of Caracol Belize

Author : Carl P. Beetz
ISBN : 0934718415
Genre : History
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The publication of this book finally places the exquisitely carved but little known monuments of Caracol with those of Quirigua, Copan, and Tikal. New breakthroughs in the decipherment of Maya text have enabled the graceful hieroglyphic inscriptions to be translated. University Museum Monograph, 45
Category: History

The Monuments And Inscriptions Of Tikal The Carved Monuments

Author : Nicholas Jones
ISBN : 9781934536377
Genre : Social Science
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This study treats the entire corpus of stone and wood monuments from the Maya site of Tikal and lesser periphery locations. Each description includes details of provenience and condition. Every carved surface is illustrated by a standardized scale drawing, supplemented in almost every case by photographs.
Category: Social Science

A History Of Egypt Under The Pharaohs Derived Entirely From The Monuments

Author : Heinrich Karl Brugsch
ISBN : 9781108084734
Genre : Social Science
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This illustrated two-volume history of Egypt, 'derived entirely from the monuments', was first published in an English translation in 1879. Brugsch brings to bear his wide experience of the archaeological sites together with his linguistic expertise, and deliberately eschews later Greek and Roman accounts of Egypt.
Category: Social Science

The Monuments Of Egypt And Nubia

Author : ippolito rosellini
ISBN : 9789774247897
Genre : Art
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On the drawings executed by the artist during the archaeological campaign in Egypt, funded in 1828 by the King of France and the Grand Duke of Tuscany, which commenced the study of Egyptology.
Category: Art

The Monuments

Author : Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
ISBN : PRNC:32101062191471
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Monuments Of India

Author : Shobhna Gupta
ISBN : 8124109265
Genre : India
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This Book Provides An Insight Into The Rich Architectural Heritage Of India. The Book Provides Excellent Reference Material With Easy Text And Captivating Illustrations For The Young And The Old Alike.
Category: India

The Monuments Of Mars

Author : Richard C. Hoagland
ISBN : 1883319307
Genre : Science
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In 1976, NASA sent four Viking spacecraft to Mars to photograph the planet and test for the presence of life. One of the orbiters photographed a mile-long mesa that uncannily resembled a human face. Hoagland takes readers step by step through the NASA images and evidence that a former civilization may have lived on Mars. Photos, maps, and charts.
Category: Science

The Bible And The Monuments

Author : William Saint Chad Boscawen
ISBN : PRNC:32101063973588
Genre : Assyro-Babylonian religion
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Category: Assyro-Babylonian religion