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Twelve Years a Slave

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Solomon Northup


Twelve Years a Slave is the memoir of a freeborn African American from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. After being held for…

Geronimo’s Story of His Life

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Geronimo


Geronimo’s Story of His Life is the oral life history of a legendary Apache warrior. Composed in 1905, while Geronimo was being held as a U.…

Cleopatra

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Jacob Abbott


A biography of the famous Cleopatra of Egypt, written in a manner, equally interesting to children and to adults.

Thirty Years A Slave

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Louis Hughes


Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a black slave woman. Throughout his life he worked mostly…

The Art of War (version 2)

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Sun Tzu 孙武


The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devote…

Character Building

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Booker T. Washington


Character Building is a compilation of speeches, given by Mr. Booker T. Washington, to the students and staff of the Tuskegee Normal and Ind…

Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

The Story of Abraham Lincoln

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Mary Agnes Hamilton


In this biography for young adults, Mary A. Hamilton gives a British person’s perspective on the 16th President of the United States. A glow…

The Souls of Black Folk

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W. E. B. Du Bois


The Souls of Black Folk is a well-known work of African-American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contain…

Theodore Roosevelt: an Autobiography

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Theodore Roosevelt


In his vital, illustrative and dynamic autobiography, Theodore Roosevelt let us into the life that formed one of the greatest and outspoken …

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

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Booker T. Washington


Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War…

History of Julius Caesar

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Jacob Abbott


The book chronicles the extraordinary life and leadership of Rome’s Emperor Julius Caesar, from his early years to his assassination. (Summa…

Hannibal

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Comic History of the United States

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Bill Nye


This text takes the reader on a comical journey from the time of the first European settlement through the Civil War. The author's caustic w…

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass.…

The Federalist Papers

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James Madison


The Federalist Papers (correctly known as The Federalist) are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Const…

The Origins of Christianity

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Thomas Whittaker


The full title of this book is The Origins of Christianity with an Outline of Van Manen’s Analysis of The Pauline Literature. Willem Christi…

J'accuse...!

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Émile Zola


J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'A…

Laws

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Plato


Laws (Greek: Νόμοι) is Plato's last and longest dialogue. It is generally agreed that Plato wrote this dialogue as an older man, having fail…

History of Billy the Kid

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Charles A. Siringo


A cowboy outlaw whose youthful daring has never been equalled in the annals of criminal history.When a bullet pierced his heart he was less …

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