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Mail Men

Mail Men

The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail - The Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain

  • Author: Adrian Addison
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • ISBN: 1782399712
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 400
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Mail Men is the gripping, unofficial story of an institution that has become the self-proclaimed voice of middle England, and the adversary of liberals everywhere. Journalist Adrian Addison investigates the secret behind the Mail's extraordinary longevity and commercial success but also examines the controversies that have beset the paper - from its owner's flirtation with fascism in the 1930s to its fractious relationship with liberals, celebrities and politicians today. Revelatory and captivating, this book also gets under the skin of Paul Dacre, the once awkward reporter who has become one of the most feared, hated, secretive, and respected editors in Britain. This is an essential read if you wish to understand modern Britain.

Angry White Mailmen

Angry White Mailmen

Number 104 in Series

  • Author: Richard Sapir,Warren Murphy
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0751560537
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 364
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A hard probe into stolen nukes puts Mack Bolan on a firefight through Scandinavia, racing to piece together a scenario involving China, thirty tactical nukes and an unknown target. With Phoenix Force's Gary Manning as point man, they're losing a battle against an enemy that is heavily armed, highly organized and deadly. While the endgame remains uncertain, Russian and Finnish gangsters, Chinese special purpose troops and the mysterious power brokers backing the operation are hours away from unleashing hell on earth. The Executioner's arctic battleground is a frozen hell, but the odds are mounting for a meltdown of apocalyptic proportions. Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.

Railway Mail Pay

Railway Mail Pay

Preliminary Report of the Hearings. January 24, 1913 to April 3, 1914

  • Author: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Postage on Second-Class Mail Matter and Compensation for Transportation of Mail
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Postal service
  • Page: 1696
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The King's Mail ... New Edition, Revised

The King's Mail ... New Edition, Revised

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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  • Page: 359
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Jodie's Mail-Order Man

Jodie's Mail-Order Man

  • Author: Julianna Morris
  • Publisher: Silhouette
  • ISBN: 1460352351
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 192
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MAIL-ORDER MIX-UP From the moment she stepped off the plane and into Donovan Masters's arms, Jodie Richards knew this man whose touch set her soul on fire was the perfect husband for her. But she quickly discovered Donovan wasn't the man she'd come to wed in a mail-order marriage—but her out-of-town fiance's brother! Donovan should have resisted Jodie's welcoming embrace, but he was only a man. Swept into a dream he found strangely compelling, this confirmed bachelor found himself torn between his duty to his irresponsible brother—and his heart's desire!

The Sentinel and Star in the West

The Sentinel and Star in the West

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Universalism
  • Page: N.A
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Orphans Preferred

Orphans Preferred

The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express

  • Author: Christopher Corbett
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • ISBN: 0767919637
  • Category: History
  • Page: 288
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“WANTED. YOUNG, SKINNY, WIRY FELLOWS. NOT OVER 18. MUST BE EXPERT RIDERS. WILLING TO RISK DEATH DAILY. ORPHANS PREFERRED.” —California newspaper help-wanted ad, 1860 The Pony Express is one of the most celebrated and enduring chapters in the history of the United States, a story of the all-American traits of bravery, bravado, and entrepreneurial risk that are part of the very fabric of the Old West. No image of the American West in the mid-1800s is more familiar, more beloved, and more powerful than that of the lone rider galloping the mail across hostile Indian territory. No image is more revered. And none is less understood. Orphans Preferred is both a revisionist history of this magnificent and ill-fated adventure and an entertaining look at the often larger-than-life individuals who created and perpetuated the myth of “the Pony,” as it is known along the Pony Express trail that runs from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. The Pony Express is a story that exists in the annals of Americana where fact and fable collide, a story as heroic as the journey of Lewis and Clark, as complex and revealing as the legacy of Custer’s Last Stand, and as muddled and freighted with yarns as Paul Revere’s midnight ride. Orphans Preferred is a fresh and exuberant reexamination of this great American story.

Report of the Operations of the U.S. Revenue Steamer Nunivak on the Yukon River Station, Alaska, 1899-1901

Report of the Operations of the U.S. Revenue Steamer Nunivak on the Yukon River Station, Alaska, 1899-1901

  • Author: United States. Revenue-Cutter Service,John C. Cantwell
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Yukon River
  • Page: 325
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The Men of Fox Company

The Men of Fox Company

History and Recollections of Company F, 291st Infantry Regiment, Seventy-Fifth Infantry Division

  • Author: Edgar Cox,Scott Adams
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 1475927363
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 220
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"The Men of Fox Company: History and Recollections of Company F, 291st Infantry Regiment, Seventy-Fifth Infantry Division" describes the actions of an infantry rifle company fighting in Europe during World War II. Sometimes the Seventy-Fifth Division was called the "Diaper Division" because the mean age of the men was just twenty-two years versus the widely acknowledged average age of twenty-six years for most other divisions. Fox Company was part of Second Battalion, 291st Infantry Regiment of the Seventy-Fifth ID, which were formally activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, on April 15, 1943. The division was thrown into combat soon after arriving in Europe in December of 1944. Over the next ninety-four days, they fought three campaigns in Europe. Fox Company first went into combat during the Battle of the Bulge and then moved to southern France to fight in the Colmar Pocket. Next, they went to Holland, where they defended along the Maas River and later in Germany along the Rhine River. Finally, Fox Company fought in the battle for the Ruhr. "The Men of Fox Company includes the recollections of several men providing a view of the war not often seen-directly from the soldiers, sergeants, and officers who survived the experience to tell their personal stories.

From Boys to Men

From Boys to Men

Formations of Masculinity in Late Medieval Europe

  • Author: Ruth Mazo Karras
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • ISBN: 9780812218343
  • Category: History
  • Page: 246
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While the social identity of women in medieval society hinged largely on the ritual of marriage, identity for men was derived from belonging to a particular group. Knights, monks, apprentices, guildsmen all underwent a process of initiation into their unique subcultures. As From Boys to Men shows, the process of this socialization reveals a great deal about medieval ideas of what it meant to be a man—as distinguished from a boy, from a woman, and even from a beast. In an exploration of the creation of adult masculine identities in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, From Boys to Men takes a close look at the roles of men through the lens of three distinct institutions: the university, the aristocratic household and court, and the craft workshop. Ruth Mazo Karras demonstrates that, while men in the later Middle Ages were defined as the opposite of women, this was never the only factor in determining their role in society. A knight proved himself against other men by the successful use of violence as well as by successful control of women. University scholars proved themselves against each other through a violence that was metaphorical and against other men by their Latinity and their use of the tools of logic and rationality. Craft workers proved their manhood by achieving independent householder status. Drawing on sources throughout Northern Europe, including court records and other administrative documents, prescriptive texts such as instructions for dubbing to knighthood, biographies, and imaginative literature, From Boys to Men sheds new light on how young men were trained to take their place in medieval society and the implications of that training for the construction of gender in the Middle Ages. Rescuing maleness from its classification as an ungendered category, From Boys to Men unravels what it meant to be men in a womanless context, revealing the common threads that emerge from the study of young manhood in various disparate institutional settings.