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A Popular History of Ireland, Book 08

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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…

Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories

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Various


This book, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, is a collection of 23 "modern short stories", written by various autho…

Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and Among the An…

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Francis Bond Head


“Galloped on with no stopping, but merely to change horses until five o’clock in the evening—very tired indeed, but . . . saw fresh horses i…

Bible (Fenton) 28-39: Holy Bible in Modern English: Hosea - Malaki

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Ferrar Fenton Bible


Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920). The complete Bible was first published in 19…

The Secret Service

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Albert Richardson


Albert Richardson was a reporter for Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune when he volunteered to hazard an undercover journey through the Ameri…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 30 - The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier: A Chronicle of…

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Oscar D. Skelton


In conformity with its title, this volume, save for the earlier chapters, is history rather than biography, is of the day, more than of the …

The Problems of Philosophy

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Bertrand Russell


This 1912 book remains among the most widely-used and well-written introductions to philosophy in English. It was aimed to be an accessible …

Chronicles of Canada Volume 14 - The War With the United States: A Chronicle of…

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William Wood


"International disputes that end in war are not generally questions of absolute right and wrong. They may quite as well be questions of…

East by West, Vol. 1

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Sir Henry W. Lucy


East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East during …

The Haunted Hotel, A Mystery of Modern Venice

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Wilkie Collins


A kind, good-hearted genteel young woman jilted, a suspicious death or two that only a few think could be murder, strange apparitions appear…

Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War

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Eugenia Dunlap Potts


While claiming to be historical papers on the causes of the United States Civil War, the author indulges in some Slavery Apologetics. An int…

Our Army at the Front

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Heywood Broun


During the US deployment in Europe in the final years of the Great War (WWI), the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was accompanied by nota…

Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings

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Various


The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual&…

The Mounties in the News

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The New York Times


A newspaper account of the activities in the Western Canada during the Riel Rebellion and some of the aftermath , articles dating from Augus…

The Loss of the S. S. Titanic

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Lawrence Beesley


This is a 1st hand account written by a survivor of the Titanic about that fateful night and the events leading up to it as well as the even…

A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


This work presents Rousseau's belief in the profoundly transformational effects of the development of civilization on human nature, which Ro…

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…

Man and Nature on the Broads

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Arthur Henry Patterson


From its man-made origins as a consequence of medieval peat excavations, the Broads of Norfolk and Suffolk have evolved into a natural ecosy…

The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing

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Joseph Trienens


Written in 1910, this "cyclopedia" is full of information that was quite useful at the time. A hundred years later, its text is mo…

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume 2

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Charles Mackay


"Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, an…

Bible (Fenton) 11,12,23,24,26: Holy Bible in Modern English, The: 1 Kings-Ezeki…

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Ferrar Fenton Bible


Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920). The complete Bible was first published in 19…

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