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📒His Wisdom The Defender ✍ Simon Newcomb
✏His Wisdom the Defender Book Summary :
✏Defender Book Summary : In the first original novel based on the popular science fiction games, Mei Kyoto, the Defender pilot who destroyed the alien Manti by causing the moon to crash into the Manti-occupied Earth, is called into action once again to serve as a goodwill ambassador to the Solar Colonies to help prevent the growing tension between the colonies from igniting into open hostilities. Original. (A Midway Games property developed for the PlayStation 2) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
📒Defender Of The Most Holy Matriarchs ✍ Mickey Leland Mattox
✏Defender of the Most Holy Matriarchs Book Summary : A study in the history of exegesis, this text examines Martin Luther's interpretation of the stories of the women of Genesis, evaluating his understanding of male/female relations as well as his appropriation of Christian hagiographical traditions of biblical interpretation.
📒Defender ✍ Quentin Thomas Wells
✏Defender Book Summary : Defender is the first and only scholarly biography of Daniel H. Wells, one of the important yet historically neglected leaders among the nineteenth-century Mormons—leaders like Heber C. Kimball, George Q. Cannon, and Jedediah M. Grant. An adult convert to the Mormon faith during the Mormons’ Nauvoo period, Wells developed relationships with men at the highest levels of the church hierarchy, emigrated to Utah with the Mormon pioneers, and served in a series of influential posts in both church and state. Wells was known especially as a military leader in both Nauvoo and Utah—he led the territorial militia in four Indian conflicts and a confrontation with the US Army (the Utah War). But he was also the territorial attorney general and obtained title to all the land in Salt Lake City from the federal government during his tenure as the mayor of Salt Lake City. He was Second Counselor to Brigham Young in the LDS Church's First Presidency and twice served as president of the Mormon European mission. Among these and other accomplishments, he ran businesses in lumbering, coal mining, manufacturing, and gas production; developed roads, ferries, railroads, and public buildings; and presided over a family of seven wives and thirty-seven children. Wells witnessed and influenced a wide range of consequential events that shaped the culture, politics, and society of Utah in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Using research from relevant collections, sources in public records, references to Wells in the Joseph Smith papers, other contemporaneous journals and letters, and the writings of Brigham Young, Quentin Thomas Wells has created a serious and significant contribution to Mormon history scholarship.
📒Defender Of Minorities ✍ John Hiden
✏Defender of Minorities Book Summary : The Latvian-German politician and journalist Paul Schiemann was a passionate advocate of independence for the indigenous Baltic peoples. This book presents the biography of a man who battled against both Baltic and German nationalism.
📒Senator James Murray Mason ✍ Robert W. Young
✏Senator James Murray Mason Book Summary : A slaveholding aristocrat and a powerful politician whose ideas and actions helped to shape the antebellum and Civil War periods, James Murray Mason built a career that encompassed virtually all of the critical events and issues of his day. In the first full-scale biography of Mason, Robert W. Young traces the fascinating life of power politics led by this quintessential representative of the Old South. Through his examination of the conservative causes that Mason consistently championed -- strict Constitutional interpretation, states' rights, and slavery -- Young opens a window onto the early-nineteenth-century southern society in which Mason lived. As Young demonstrates, Mason's rise to a position of political strength and his later humiliating fall from power paralleled the fate of the South. Between 1826 and 1861, Mason became an active member of the Virginia legislature, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate. Young shows how thoroughly Mason's southern perspective informed his conduct in office, which included writing the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, chairing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and leading a Senate investigation into the insurrection at Harpers Ferry. When Virginia seceded, Mason resigned from the Senate and was named diplomatic envoy to England by Jefferson Davis. In recounting Mason's years as a diplomat, Young analyzes the infamous Trent affair, in which Mason and a fellow Confederate official were arrested on the high seas by a Union Navy captain. Young places this crisis, which was ultimately resolved in the Union's favor, within the larger context of diplomatic blunders made by the Confederacy. Finally, in chronicling Mason'sdisappointment in the face of the Confederacy's defeat, Young evokes the enormous sense of loss that accompanied the passing of the Old South's way of life. Written in a lively and engaging style, James Murray Mason offers new insights into the key personalities and political issues of the turbulent Civil War era.
📒Pemberton ✍ John C. Pemberton
✏Pemberton Book Summary : This is the first biography of the "Defender of Vicksburg," General John C. Pemberton. A Philadelphia native, Pemberton resigned from the United States Army in 1861 to fight on the side of the South, influenced by his Virginia-born wife and by his years o
📒Public Defender Offices 2007 Statistical Tables ✍ Lynn Langton
✏Public Defender Offices 2007 Statistical Tables Book Summary : This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Examines offices that provide representation for indigent defendants through a salaried staff of full-time or part-time attorneys employed as direct gov¿t. employees or through a public, nonprofit org. Public defender (PD) offices are categorized according to whether they are funded and admin. at the state gov¿t. level, the county level, or through a combination of state and county gov¿t. Topics include PD office staffing, caseloads, expenditures, and standards and guidelines used by the nearly 1,000 PD offices across 49 states and the D.C. In 2007, 964 PD offices across the nation received nearly 6 million indigent defense cases. Misdemeanor cases accounted for about 40% of all cases received by PD offices. Extensive charts and tables.
📒Defender Of The Faith ✍ Lawrence W. Levine
✏Defender of the Faith Book Summary : Defender of the Faith offers a reinterpretation of William Jennings Bryan in his last years as an unchanging Progressive whose roots were deeply embedded in agrarian populism. It changes the standard picture of Bryan in his final years as that of a crusader for social and economic reform sadly transformed into a reactionary champion of anachronistic rural evangelism, cheap moralistic panaceas, and Florida real estate. He pleaded for for progressive labor laws, liberal taxes, government aid to farmers, public ownership of railroads, telegraphs, and telephones, federal development of water resources, minimum wages for labor, and other advanced causes.
📒Lone Defender ✍ Shirlee McCoy
✏Lone Defender Book Summary : When private investigator Skylar Grady finds herself abandoned in the Arizona desert, she knows two things. First, her "simple" case tracking a deadbeat dad has someone spooked. Second—that someone will kill to keep her off the trail. So even when her rescuer, former patrol agent Jonas Sampson, wants her to leave, Skylar knows she's staying. No one gets rid of her that easily. If Jonas wants her safe, then he'll have to stick by her side. But her new partner is a mystery, too—one Skylar will risk her heart to solve.