A History of the Galactic War
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A History of the Galactic War

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A History of the Galactic War is a historical textbook suitable for middle school students. It covers an important period of Human history, spanning roughly 2037 to 2133, including the lead-up and aftermath of what is now known as the Galactic War. The text offers an unparalleled and unprecedented look at this tumultuous period, including research from a panel of respected Human scholars. It offers students not only a treasure trove of information, but also a gripping dramatic narrative. For the convenience of educators, each chapter includes suggested points for discussion, and references to further reading. An additional Teacher's Pack, sold separately, includes classroom quizzes, instructional aids, and supplementary media. First publication, Earth, 2140.

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Don Jones
Don Jones

Don Jones has been in the IT industry since the mid 1990s, and has been a recipient of Microsoft's "Most Valuable Professional" Award since 2003. He's a co-founder of PowerShell.org and The DevOps Collective, and a Curriculum Director for online video training company Pluralsight. Don authored some of the first books ever published for Windows PowerShell, and is the co-author of Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, the bestselling entry-level book for PowerShell. Don's a sought-after speaker at technology conferences like Microsoft Ignite, TechMentor, and many more. In 2014, Don started writing fiction in the sci-fi and fantasy genres, and had produced several notable novels, including The Never: A Tale of Peter and the Fae, The Achillios Chronicles trilogy (Alabaster, Onyx, and Verdant), and Daniel Scratch: A Story of Witchkind. You can find him on Twitter @concentratedDon, or on his website, DonJones.com. 

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 2037: First Incursion
  • 2040: Discoveries
  • 2042: The Build-Up
  • 2048: Side Effects
  • 2057: Second Incursion
  • 2058: Defensive Buildup
  • 2064: First Contact
  • 2070: The Agreement
  • 2078: A New Solar System
  • 2082: Galactic Bank
  • 2096: Excerpt - “Business as Usual”
  • 2096: Attack
  • 2098: Galactic Divide
  • 2107: EarthFleet
  • 2109: Counterattack
  • 2110: Machine Intelligence
  • 2112: Galactic Siege
  • 2120: Galactic War
  • 2133: Galactic Citizens
  • Afterword

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