Legends and Legendary People Documents

Meet some of the world's most-colorful characters in this collection. From Roman times to the Spanish Main, these individuals were famous in their own lifetimes and later, when their stories became the "stuff of legends."

On his way to prison, Al Capone made an interesting observation about Prohibition and the outlawing of alcoholic beverages in America: They ought t...

The back-cover of this work tells more about it and its main subject ... Eliot Ness.

This image depicts Princess Elizabeth, as a young teenager.  An unknown artist created this portrait, circa 1546.  It is part of the Royal C...

Bookcover image of Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, by William Craig.

Bookcover image of The Beast of Gevaudan: La Bete Du Gevaudan, written by Abbe Pierre Pourcher and translated by Derek Brockis.

Bookcover image of Fyodor Dostoevsky: A Writer's Life, by Geir Kjetsaa.

This book by Adina de Zavala, and edited by Richard Flores, provides a history of the Tejanos as courageous heroes of the Alamo. Thanks to Arte Publi...

Bookcover image of Petite histoire des ravages d'une méchante bête, by Laurent Fournier.

Bookcover image of In Search of the Trojan War, by Michael Wood.

This image depicts the signature page of a letter dated September 25, 1888.  Purportedly from the person who'd murdered victims in the Whitechap...

Bookcover image of James Butler Bonham: Messenger of Defeat, by William N. Bonham.

Bookcover image of Hesitant Martyr of the Texas Revolution: James Walker Fannin, by Gary Brown.

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