victorious American army, having driven through Belgium almost unopposed, ran head-on into German soldiers on their own home ground, in some of the most rugged country in western Germany - and at the beginning of the worst fall and winter weather in decades.
In 1832, the Sauk warrior Black Hawk attempted to forge an alliance to preserve the homelands of the confederated tribes on the eastern bank of the Mississippi. Patrick J. Jung examines the causes, course, and consequences of the ensuing war with the U.S. Correcting mistakes that plagued previous histories, and drawing on recent ethno-historical interpretations, Jung shows the outcome can be understood by discussing intertribal rivalry, military ineptitude, and racial dynamics.
"Well researched and interesting history"
Sander's move to the country brings surprising changes to his young life. Their new/old Dutch farmhouse has some unusual inhabitants. His parents squabble. His sister, who used to be his ally, abandons him to become an obnoxious teenager. The woods surrounding his new home, however, provide a strange refuge. There, he discovers a fairy world of dwarfs, pirates, wandering ghosts, and a ruthless Lord of Dunderburg Mountain, as an old legend continues to unfold.
"The book of Alfar"