Kamehameha

The Rise of a King

Author: David Eyre

Publisher: Kamehameha Schools Press

ISBN: 9780873363228

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2826

"A work of historical fiction based on Hawaiian sources and years of research. The stories shed new light on Kamehameha's upbringing and his lifelong quest to unify the Hawaiian Islands"--Jacket.

Rise of the King

Author: R. A. Salvatore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780786965687

Category: Fiction

Page: 428

View: 5912

Follows dwarf king Bruenor Battlehammer and his violent feud with the orc kingdom of Many Arrows, as they seek to take advantage of the Sundering chaos.

Dancing with the King

The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864–1885

Author: Michael Belgrave

Publisher: Auckland University Press

ISBN: 1775589390

Category: History

Page: 436

View: 1100

After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the King Country operated as an independent state – a land governed by the Maori King where settlers and the Crown entered at risk of their lives. Dancing with the King is the story of the King Country when it was the King's country, and of the negotiations between the King and the Queen that finally opened the area to European settlement. For twenty years, the King and the Queen's representatives engaged in a dance of diplomacy involving gamesmanship, conspiracy, pageantry and hard headed politics, with the occasional act of violence or threat of it. While the Crown refused to acknowledge the King's legitimacy, the colonial government and the settlers were forced to treat Tawhiao as a King, to negotiate with him as the ruler and representative of a sovereign state, and to accord him the respect and formality that this involved. Colonial negotiators even made Tawhiao offers of settlement that came very close to recognising his sovereign authority. Dancing with the King is a riveting account of a key moment in New Zealand history as an extraordinary cast of characters – Tawhiao and Rewi Maniapoto, Donald McLean and George Grey – negotiated the role of the King and the Queen, of Maori and Pakeha, in New Zealand.

Pablo Escobar

The Rise and Fall of The King of Cocaine

Author: J.D. Rockefeller

Publisher: J.D. Rockefeller

ISBN: 1519427476

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 30

View: 7762

Life is what you make it. Nobody can ever tell how in the world a young middle-class and innocent boy became one of the most wanted and most notorious criminal in the world. Sometimes, circumstances can change an angel into a devil and vice versa. A person is the only one who can decide for his own life and of the future that he would love to have soon. Money is one of the things that can make a person change into someone that is very unlike of him. Pablo Escobar is one of those innocent people who became the most destructive person of the past due to some changes in his life that had a great influence on him. Who says that only those celebrities are the most influential and most famous persons on earth? Pablo Escobar is famous not because he is a celebrity, but because he was one of the most notorious and richest Colombian drug lord who has supplied over 80% of cocaine that were smuggled into the United States. Pablo Escobar was widely known in the world as the "King of Cocaine" and became a big name in the industry of black market when he became the wealthiest criminal that has ever lived in history; with an estimated net worth of about 30 billion US dollars way back in the early 1990s. Aside from that, he had an approximately 50 billion US dollars when his money that was buried in several parts of Colombia are included. This book tells the beginnings and the brutal rise as well as the fall of the world's most dangerous outlaw and Colombian King of Cocaine Pablo Escobar, whose injustice criminal empire and reign held a whole nation of over 30 million hostages. His criminal empire has brought a reign of complete chaos and terror that would only end with Pablo Escobar's death and this had happened after a 16-month manhunt for Escobar. At his height and peak of success in 1980s, Pablo Escobar owned planes and fleets of luxury boats, and 19 different residences and mansions in Medellin, each with its very own helipad. There are many attempts to capture him, but he just simply bought off the police, judges and politicians all throughout the country and he killed the others who did not cooperate with him. The Colombian government tried many times to capture him, but he always evaded them. But in 1988, around one thousand national police searched and raided one of his luxurious mansions and with pure luck, he was caught with his pants down, literally.

Against All Odds

Rise of a King

Author: Lionel Lindsey

Publisher: Lionel Lindsey/43952 Entertainment

ISBN: 9780692469156

Category:

Page: 298

View: 8521

Against All Odds: Rise of A king gives a riveting account of Linz and his crew the 4 kings as they navigate their way thru the merciless streets of Pittsburgh, Pa. As they attempt to rise to the top and be seated amongst the steel city's elite players in the game. Although the love of money & it's evil twin power is evident, it's the strong desire of revenge that truly motivates them.

The King's Three Faces

The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776

Author: Brendan McConville

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 0807838861

Category: History

Page: 344

View: 3584

Reinterpreting the first century of American history, Brendan McConville argues that colonial society developed a political culture marked by strong attachment to Great Britain's monarchs. This intense allegiance continued almost until the moment of independence, an event defined by an emotional break with the king. By reading American history forward from the seventeenth century rather than backward from the Revolution, McConville shows that political conflicts long assumed to foreshadow the events of 1776 were in fact fought out by factions who invoked competing visions of the king and appropriated royal rites rather than used abstract republican rights or pro-democratic proclamations. The American Revolution, McConville contends, emerged out of the fissure caused by the unstable mix of affective attachments to the king and a weak imperial government. Sure to provoke debate, The King's Three Faces offers a powerful counterthesis to dominant American historiography.

The Return of the Kings

Rise of the New Feudalism

Author: Thomas Purcell

Publisher: Thomas Purcell

ISBN: 1460977033

Category: Political Science

Page: 158

View: 6175

What does the environmental movement want in world politics? Why are the Royal families of Europe so involved in Green politics? These questions and more are answered in this in depth historical analysis by conservative author Thomas Purcell ('Conservative Issues From the Desert'). The European monarchies ruled the world for more than a thousand years and despite the rise of capitalism and America in the late 18th century, they are poised to rise again to power by forcing America into a modern day feudalistic economy. How that will happen, and the role of the Progressive movement in that rise is summarized in this non-fiction book.

2 Samuel

The Fall and Rise of the King

Author: Tim Chester

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784982195

Category: Religion

Page: 70

View: 6272

2 Samuel is the story of the rise, fall, and rise of King David, Israel's greatest King. It is also the story of the rule, forgiveness and promise of Israel's God. And as we look at David, we see shadows of Israel's greatest King, his descendant, Christ Jesus. These six studies will bring this part of the Old Testament alive for small groups, showing them the joy of living under the loving rule of the ultimate Shepherd King.

The King's Cardinal

The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey

Author: Peter J Gwyn

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446475131

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 688

View: 8274

Proud, greedy, corrupt and driven by overwhelming personal ambition. Such is the traditional image of Thomas Wolsey, Lord Chancellor, Archbishop of York, Bishop of Winchester, Abbot of St. Albans, Bishop if Tournai and Papal Legate. It is an image which Peter Gwyn examines, challenges and decisively overturns in this remarkable book. From exceedingly humble beginnings Wolsey rose to a pinnacle of power unsurpassed by any other British commoner. Peter Gwyn explores every aspect of the Cardinal's career - not least his relationship with Henry VIII - and sets it firmly in a vividly recreated Tudor world. The Wolsey who emerges is a man of prodigious energy and ability, a tireless dispenser of justice, an enlightened reformer wholly dedicated to his king and country - a man who has been consistently misrepresented and maligned for four-and-a-half centuries.

When the Last Lion Roars

The Rise and Fall of the King of the Beasts

Author: Sara Evans

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472916115

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 589

The illegal killing of Cecil – a famous and magnificent black-maned Zimbabwean lion – by an American big-game hunter in 2015 sparked international outrage. More significantly, it drew the world's attention to the devastating plight of Africa's lions. A century ago, there were more than 200,000 wild lions living in Africa. Today, with that population reduced by more than 90 per cent, many experts believe that without effective conservation plans, Africa's remaining wild lions could be completely wiped out by the mid-half of this century. When the Last Lion Roars explores the historic rise and fall of the lion as a global species, and examines the reasons behind its catastrophic decline. Interwoven with vivid personal encounters of Africa's last lions, Sara Evans questions what is being done to reverse (or at least stem) this population collapse, and she considers the importance of human responsibility in this decline and, more crucially, in their conservation. From the Lion Guardians in Kenya to the Living Walls of Tanzania, and the Hwange Lion Research Project in Zimbabwe, Sara meets both lions and their champions, people who are fighting to bring this iconic species back from the brink of extinction.

The Rise of a King

Book I of the Ethar World Series

Author: Dewitt C. Tremaine

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1463492995

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3797


Urbantoons the King of Mali

Rise of Mansa Musa

Author: Urbantoons Inc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996669061

Category:

Page: 60

View: 1238

Urbantoons' "The King Of Mali," is a story about the rise of a young African boy named Musa, who grew up humbly in the Mali Empire under King Sundiata. Groomed to be a royal guard for the king, Musa had a bigger dream. His dream was bigger and he lived to be richest king to ever live. Loosely based on a true story, this is a great book for confidence building, overcoming obstacles, and reaching for your goals. Urbantoons', "The King Of Mali" is a beautifully illustrated book with bright and dazzling colors. It will strike any child's imagination and create the ultimate reading experience.

The Rise Of The King

Author: Samantha Lee

Publisher: Samantha Lee

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5312

What does the crown prince to the Vampire throne do when he is too young to save the people he loves? He runs away, that’s what Dimitri does when his parents are murdered. Time was what he needed to overcome his enemies, now he is older, stronger, and ready to avenge his family. His destiny won’t wait any longer. His time is now. Join Dimitri's journey from boy to man and from man to King.

The King Cobra

The Rise of the Cobra

Author: Emilio Montes Aguilar

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1499063814

Category: Fiction

Page: 82

View: 6713

The story is based on a family whose father dream was to experiment the world out there and take his family into the most amazing adventure of their lives, an adventure that turns out to be their worst nightmare. Where the couple dies in the most horrific way, under the hands of the worst criminals that the world could ever see, leaving two children on the brink of death, abandoned in the middle of the ocean. Miraculously found and saved by a fisherman, the man who introduce and teach the-child the most amazing secrets of martial arts, transforming his body and mind into a warrior, the warrior who later becomes a hunter and a punisher, destroying the largest criminal network in the world.

A Gangster's Revenge 3

The Rise of a King

Author: Aryanna

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781948878326

Category: Fiction

Page: 198

View: 4483

A GANGSTER'S REVENGE 3 gives you the old and the new with loyalty and life being the things up for grabs. Along the way many shall perish as they contest THE RISE OF A KING.

The Rise of a King

Kamehameha Set

Author: David Kawika Eyre,Imaikalani Kalahele

Publisher: Kamehameha Schools Press

ISBN: 9780873362245

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 202

View: 7308


The King's Minion

Author: Rafael Sabatini

Publisher: Endymion Press

ISBN: 1531298540

Category: Fiction

Page: 478

View: 7930

King James I, narrowly escaping assassination in the infamous Gunpowder Plot, has reason to suspect all around him. But surely he can trust members of his Privvy Council - and especially Robert Carr of Ferniehurst, Earl of Somerset and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter? 'The Minion' traces Carr's meteoric rise and fall at the hands of the wary king whilst capturing all the thrill and vitality of seventeenth century England.

The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King

A History of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 1844-1909

Author: Geoffrey Owen Cobb

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781978415461

Category:

Page: 350

View: 7834

The history of Williamsburg, Brooklyn and the rise of the American sugar industry are so intertwined that it is impossible to separate them. The Havemeyer family built the world's largest sugar refinery that would be renamed Domino, but also constructed a sugar empire that made Henry Havemeyer one of the richest and most powerful men in America. This book chronicles Henry Havemeyer's ascent and reign as the "Sugar King" of the United States. It is a tale of greed, crime, wealth, power and corruption, but it is also the story of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King, based on extensive historical research, recounts the lives of a half dozen Williamsburg residents during the years from 1844 to 1909.

Order of Kings

The Rise of the Penguins Saga

Author: Steven Douglas Hammond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996542432

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 3998

The fifth installment in the Rise of the Penguins travels to South Georgia Island where the aging King Elinthaw is succumbing to a darkness few see. Admiral Gregor suspects something is amiss and embarks on a quest which will take him to the edge of what he thought possible.