Provides a comprehensive history of the four shipbuilding yards that have operated along Dublin's River Liffey since shipbuilding began there. This book begins with the Walpole and Webb shipyard from the early 1830's and documents the progression of the shipbuilding industry in Dublin throughout the First World War.
Introduces Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (FDR) enduring legacy upon the history, culture, politics, and economics of the United States. This activity book teaches kids how FDR, a member of one of the founding families of the New World, led the nation through the darkest days of the Great Depression and World War II as 32nd US President.
Covers core history curriculum topics with emphasis placed on developing literacy skills. This book presents information and statistics graphically to aid understanding. Its non-fiction activities help develop literacy and numeracy skills in a historical context. It features maps and timelines, and includes references from primary sources.
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was the most popular soldier of World War II. Known as the Desert Fox', Rommel was considered invincible. That is the story told in the history books. The author paints a different portrait of Erwin Rommel: a picture of a man who owed his fame in part to Nazi propaganda and whose role in the resistance is still unclear.