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    DescriptionWith today's stormy climate of economic turmoil, mass migrations, religious fervor, and social, political, and legal breakdowns, many Americans are asking serious questions, yet hearing vaporous answers. Are the woes of today much different from those of the past? More importantly, can we learn from the past? In The Winds of Time, Rich DiSilvio not only retells the sweeping story of Western history but he simultaneously analyzes political and religious leaders and seminal doers to help answer these questions. From ancient Greece and Rome to modern America, DiSilvio offers a concise and coherent rendition of Western civilization from a very pragmatic perspective. In essence, great nations survive because of great actions, not passivity. Also included are narrative vignettes. These unique literary creations are semi-historical snapshots of various characters' lives. By giving many prominent leaders of history a voice, the author breathes life into the musty old pages of history to not simply entertain but also enlighten. With vitality and wit the lives of Augustus, Constantine, Da Vinci, Darwin, Edison, Einstein, Hitler, FDR and others all vividly spring to life. A must read for any American that appreciates an unsugarcoated approach to viewing life or assessing the provocative people that risked life and limb to truly shape our world.

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    The Winds of Time
    An Analytical Study of the Titans Who Shaped Western Civilization
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rich Disilvio
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 740
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 152 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 1,229 g
    ISBN 13: 9780981762517
    ISBN 10: 0981762514

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000, POL010000
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    DV Books
    Imprint name
    DV Books
    Publication date
    30 June 2008