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What Can Be Done to Reduce Poverty Worldwide -- New Book Reveals Author's Insights and Observations On How Poverty Can be Wiped Out
ELMVALE, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wiping out poverty worldwide is a task that requires not only sacrificing but economic and social innovations as well. For many years, author George R. Grant took part in task forces to reduce poverty and along the way he made close observations on how economic factors played roles in shaping society. His insights on poverty reduction are revealed at last with the release of his new book Tackling the Poverty of Nations: Why So Many Are Poor and What We Can Do About It.
The Unsinkable USS NEVADA BB-36 -- New Book Tells the Heroic Exploits of a Legendary Warship and the True Story of WWII
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Before, battleships were known as a potent symbol of naval dominance and national might, as well as a tool for diplomacy and military strategy. Today, they have become obsolete and now serve as museums in many American seaports. Follow the heroic exploits of the unsinkable legendary battleship USS Nevada BB-36 during its baptism of fire at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, and its valiant attempt, under vicious renewed air attacks, to reach the open sea through Battle Born, a fascinating book co-authored by LCDR L. Peter Wren, USNR (Ret) and Charles T. Sehe.
A Colorful History -- For the First Time, a Detailed Account of Cape Cod Seamen and Their Role in the Civil War
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This is the premier story of Cape Cod's Civil War navy officers. Through extensive research, author Stauffer Miller has brought to light the story of the 170 Cape Cod merchant ship captains and mates who put aside their civilian careers to walk the quarterdecks of navy ships. Not only is Hoisting Their Colors a book about Cape Cod, it is also the first comprehensive look at the Volunteer Navy, the reservists, so to speak, who formed the backbone of the Union naval blockade of the South. Much of Miller's material for Hoisting Their Colors comes from previously unpublished information in diaries, journals, letters and manuscripts. This book is for lovers of maritime, naval, military and Cape Cod history. End notes, bibliography, appendix and glossary complete the story. Get your copy now!