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The Humbugs of the World

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P. T. Barnum


P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witc…

The Social Contract

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


The Social Contract outlines Rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized a…

Anarchism and Other Essays

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Emma Goldman


Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the developme…

Rights Of Man

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Thomas Paine


A book in 2 Parts, published in 1791 and 1792. Part First denounces Edmund Burke’s defense of monarchy and his attacks against the French Re…

The People of the Abyss

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Jack London


Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly …

An Address to Free Colored Americans

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An Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women


The first Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women met in New York City in May, 1837. Members at the Convention came from all walks of life…

Lessons on Manners for Home and School Use

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Edith E. Wiggin


It is true that good manners, like good morals, are best taught by the teacher's example. It is also true that definite lessons, in which th…

Immortality and the Unseen World

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W. O. E. Oesterley


The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World - A Study in Old Testament Religion. Oesterley describes the beliefs that pr…

No Animal Food and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes

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Rupert H. Wheldon


Though little is known about its author, this is considered the first vegan cookbook ever written. At the time of its composition, the Veget…

Woman and the New Race

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Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator and nurse who became one of the leading birth control activists of her time, having at one poin…

Islands of Space

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John Wood Campbell Jr.


As Earth's faster-than-light spaceship hung in the void between galaxies, Arcot, Wade, Morey and Fuller could see below them, like a vast sh…

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

Planet of Dread

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Murray Leinster


Humans have expanded to myriads of worlds throughout the galaxies but they have found that the only way for colonies to be self sustaining, …

Triplanetary

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E. E. “Doc” Smith


“Doc” E.E. Smith pretty much invented the space opera genre, and Triplanetary is a good and well-known example. Physics, time, and politics …

The Happy Unfortunate

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Robert Silverberg


Here are two early stories by the well known SF Author Robert Silverberg. The Happy Unfortunate was published first in Amazing Stories in 19…

Astreya Book 1: The Voyage South

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Seymour Hamilton


When Astreya is 17, his widowed mother gives him his father's knife, riddling notebook and bracelet. Searching for the meaning of his stran…

Department of Social Policy 2013-14 Centenary Lectures


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University of Oxford Podcasts

What the White Race May Learn from the Indian

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George Wharton James


People learn from other people, and races have forever learned from other races. Herein we are treated to an in-depth understanding of categ…

Short Science Fiction Collection 004

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Various


Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

Alibi Jones and The Sunrise Of Hur

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Mike Luoma


Mediator for the Solar Alliance, Alibi Jones searches for a stolen Dakhur artifact, a golden tiara with a blood red gem – The Sunrise of Hur…

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