books about: conquest
Conquest of Mind
A method of meditation and a program of daily living to enable you to reshape your mind and character to accord with your highest values.
The Ancient Maya
Robert J. Sharer
Sylvanus Griswold Morley
Stanford Univ Pr
The rich findings of recent exploration and research are incorporated in this completely revised and greatly expanded edition of the standard work on the New World's most brilliant civilization—that of the Maya people of northern Central America and southern Mexico. From its shadowy beginnings centuries before Christ, the history of the Maya is traced through its periods of cultural growth, mysterious decline, renewed prosperity, and eventual ...
Longleaf, Far as the Eye Can See: A New Vision of North America's Richest Forest
Beth Maynor Young
The University of North Carolina Press
Longleaf forests once covered 92 million acres from Texas to Maryland to Florida. These grand old-growth pines were the "alpha tree" of the largest forest ecosystem in North America and have come to define the southern forest. But logging, suppression of fire, destruction by landowners, and a complex web of other factors reduced those forests so that longleaf is now found only on 3 million acres. Fortunately, the stately tree is enjoying a ...
Conquer Your Fear of Water: An Innovative Self-Discovery Course in Swimming
Do you wish you could swim, have fun and exercise in water wherever you go? Get to the heart of the problem. Anyone can learn to swim once he or she overcomes fear. Overcoming fear requires understanding what being in complete control in water feels like. It requires understanding the steps of loss of control and the simple way to keep it. It is easy. Chances are, you’ve never heard of these steps. But everyone recognizes them when they see ...
The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent
Harvest House Publishers, 2013
Islam is on the rise all over the West, including America. In this compelling new book, bestselling author Erwin Lutzer urges Christians to see this as both an opportunity to share the gospel and a reason for concern. We have now reached a tipping point—the spread of Islam is rapidly altering the way we live. These changes are cause for alarm, for they endanger our freedoms of speech and religion. At the same time, this opens an incredible ...
God's Pursuit of Man: The Divine Conquest of the Human Heart
A. W. Tozer
This book formerly titled The DIVINE CONQUEST, was written as a sequel to THE PURSUIT OF GOD. Admitting to having been forced by inward pressure and an unbearable burden to write it, Tozer's aim was to assure believers that if they want to know the power of Christ they must be invaded by God. "This little book of the spiritual way has not been 'made' in any mechanical sense, it has been born out of inward necessity....The sight of the ...
Indian Hill 3 ~ Conquest
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Michael Talbot thought he was done with the Arena. He was wrong. Handed over by those who were supposed to protect him, Mike finds himself -- once again -- aboard the Progerian ship facing the prospect of yet another death match. But all is not as it seems within the alien ranks and Paul Ginson has the Progerians' number. Before long Mike finds himself back where this story began: Indian Hill. War is no longer coming. It has ...
Blindsided: The Radical Islamic Conquest
Michael Youssef Ph.D.
In the wake of rubble and smoke spreading throughout downtown New York, Washington DC, and in a field in Pennsylvania, America was immersed in shock, confusion, and terror. We feared that September 11, 2001 was only the beginning, and despite our growing doubts over the years, we were right. Blindsided is the wake-up call that will change the way you understand Islam. Michael Youssef, author of such books as The Greatest Lie and When the ...
The Heart of Arcrea (The Arcrean Conquest)
"He who discovers the heart of Arcrea and joins the hands of the seven regions will be king." Hoping to free his father from an unjust imprisonment, Druet the blacksmith sets out on a quest that will solve an ancient riddle and crown a man as Arcreaâs first king. A host of memorable characters join Druet on his mission of justice, but opposition quickly rises to test their level of commitment and their faith in God. Will the dangerous ...
Harbor House (GA)
Enter the world of Rodrigo de la Peña and Padre Enrique Mendoza--two men of God rewriting the story of the Conquest of Mexico . At the end of his military career, de la Peña, the Spanish Inquisitor-General, has captured Mendoza, a Jesuit historian, to force him to retell history--so that the Conquest will forever be remembered exactly as he commands.
Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon : Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil
Examining the motives, deeds, and tragic repercussions of their intervention in the Amazon and Central America, a study reveals the legacies of Nelson Rockefeller, who secured natural resources for American corporations, and Cameron Townsend, who saved souls at any cost.
Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830
John H. Elliott
Yale University Press
This epic history compares the empires built by Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus’s arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century. J. H. Elliott, one of the most distinguished and versatile historians working today, offers us history on a grand scale, contrasting the worlds built by Britain and by Spain on the ruins of the civilizations they encountered and destroyed in North and ...
Harbor House (GA)
The sequel to Skull Rack (Oct. 2007), Hummingbird God continues the tale of Rodrigo de la Pena and Enrique Mendoza--two men of God reliving some of the worst atrocities in history. The story of the conquest of Mexico resumes with de la Pena, the Spanish Inquisitor General, describing the first meeting of Cortes and Moctecuzoma. De la Pena has captured Mendoza, a Jesuit historian, to force him to retell history--so that the noble conquest of ...
A W Tozer
Send the Light Trust
Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford History of England)
Frank M. Stenton
Oxford University Press, USA
Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.
CorteÌs and Montezuma
The convergence of Cortés and Montezuma is the most emblematic event in the birth of what would come to be called "America." Landing on the Mexican coast on Good Friday, 1519, Hernán Cortés felt himself the bearer of a divine burden to conquer and convert the first advanced civilization Europeans had yet encountered in the West. For Montezuma, leader of the Mexicans, April 21, 1519 (known in their sophisticated astronomical system as 9 Wind ...
The discovery and conquest of Mexico, 1517-1521 (The Broadway travellers)
Bernal DiÌaz del Castillo
G. Routledge & Sons
First published in 1928. 'Something more than an historical document of the first importance...his narrative is so readable that one's interest and admiration are equally divided between the stupendous events he records and the charming revelations of his own character.' Saturday Review. Four eye-witnesses of the discovery and conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards have left written records, but of these the present volume and the letters of Cortes ...
The Broadway Travellers: The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico, 1517-1521
Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
First published in 1928. 'Something more than an historical document of the first importance...his narrative is so readable that one's interest and admiration are equally divided between the stupendous events he records and the charming revelations of his own character.' Saturday Review. Four eye-witnesses of the discovery and conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards have left written records, but of these the present volume and the letters of ...
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