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Ghino di Tacco
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Screenplays » History
Ghino di Tacco’s family was the head of a vast anti-Guelph resistance movement, which covered most of the area situated to the southeast of Siena, as far as the Val di Chiana. It was right in the middle of this turbulence, in such tumult of different worlds, that the horizon of the Sienese state was crossed, like a meteor, by the figure of Ghino di Tacco. His is the tragedy of all 13th Century.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.