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The Silence Dogood Letters

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Benjamin Franklin


As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would…

On War (Volume 1)

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Carl Von Clausewitz


A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars. The author's style is dialectical: he makes two strong but opposing…

A Half Century of Conflict

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


Francis Parkman (1823-1893) is one of the great nineteenth century United States historians along with William Prescott, John Lothrop Motley…

History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688…

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David Hume


David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and re…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 14)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is volume 3 chapter 14 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resume of the his…

Young Folks' History of the American Revolution

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Everett T. Tomlinson


This work has grown out of the desire frequently expressed to the writer when he has been lecturing on the American Revolution, that in some…

A Short History of the United States

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Edward Channing


Channing's best known work, A History of the United States, is regarded as one of the most complete and accurate accounts of American histor…

Secret Chambers and Hiding Places

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Allan Fea


“Secret Chambers and Hiding Places” is a collection of concealments and their uses, almost all within England, although a very few passages …

This Country of Ours, Part 1

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 2

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 10 - A Chronicle of Montcalm

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William Wood


Montcalm is, of course, a very prominent character in every history of New France. This book gives a brief history of the Montcalm family in…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 07

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 12 - The Father of British Canada; A Chronicle of …

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William Wood


Carleton’s first eight years as governor of Canada were almost entirely occupied with civil administration. The next four were equally occup…

Summa Theologica - 01 Pars Prima, Initial Questions

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Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas although it …

Sätze aus der höhern Welt- und Menschenkunde

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François Vi. De La Rochefoucauld


Sätze aus der höhern Welt- und Menschenkunde (Maximes) von La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680), veröffentlicht 1678; übersetz…

The Ethics

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Benedict De Spinoza


The Ethics is a philosophical book written by Baruch Spinoza. It was written in Latin. Although it was published posthumously in 1677, it is…

Discours sur l’origine et les fondements de l’inégalité parmi les hommes

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


De l’inégalité parmi les hommes est un essai philosophique d’une centaine de pages environ, richement annoté par l’aute…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 03 - Founder of New France: A Chronicle of Champlain

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Charles W. Colby


For Canada, Champlain is not alone a heroic explorer of the seventeenth century, but the founder of Quebec; and it is a rich part of our her…

The Experienced English Housekeeper

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Elizabeth Raffald


'Cut a large old hare in small pieces, and put it in a mug with three blades of mace, a little salt, two large onions, one red herring, six …

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