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The Chronicles of America Volume 07 - Dutch and English on the Hudson

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Maud Wilder Goodwin


Geography is the maker of history. The course of Dutch settlement in America was predetermined by a river which runs its length of a hundred…

The Frozen North

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Richard Mayde


It is in this world that Mayde has created his fascinating The Frozen North: "Great as are the barren grounds, or tundri, as they are c…

Transition

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Emma Francis Brooke


Honora Klaper is beautiful, distinguished, smart, and charming. A woman who turns heads. She is on an errand. No, it is not an errand to get…

Virginia

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Ellen Glasgow


Virginia does everything right: she attends a finishing school, marries the first man who proposes, and devotes her life to her husband and …

Minnie's Sacrifice

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Frances E. W. Harper


Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Lou…

The Chronicles of America Volume 15 - Jefferson and his Colleagues

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Allen Johnson


In this volume, we have the Virginia Dynasty of presidents: Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. America at this time was involved in expansion w…

Cock-House at Fellsgarth

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Talbot Baines Reed


A classic English Public School story with all the usual suspects: unruly juniors, wise upper form boys, and an outcast. Summary by Von

Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III

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François Rabelais


The five-volume work chronicling the adventures of father Gargantua and son Pantagruel is a vehicle for Rabelais' satire of sixteenth-centur…

Paul Clifford

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Most men who with some earnestness of mind examine into the mysteries of our social state will perhaps pass through that stage of self-educa…

The Chronicles of America Volume 10 - Conquest of New France

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George Wrong


The English colonies, holding a great stretch of the Atlantic seaboard, increased in number and power. New France also grew stronger. The st…

The Chronicles of America Volume 14 - Washington and His Colleagues

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Henry Jones Ford


This next volume of the Chronicles of American series investigates Washington's development in the day to day world the various dimensions o…

The Aeroplane in War

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Claude Grahame-White


"Although it is still a crude machine—in view of the perfected apparatuswhich is the aim of thoughtful designers—the aeroplane has demo…

The Mob Violence and the American Negro: My Experience in the Sunny South

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Velley Lester


According to the author of the Preface, "Mr. Lester is also zealous to bring about a better relation and a better understanding between…

Imperium in Imperio: A Study of the Negro Race Problem

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Sutton Griggs


Imperium in Imperio is a historical fiction novel by Sutton Griggs, published in 1899. The novel covers the life of Belton Piedmont, an educ…

In Old Plantation Days

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

St. Elmo

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Augusta Jane Evans


Written in prose and full of references to religion and mythology, this book tells the love story between St. Elmo and Edna. He is cynical a…

The Life of Washington, Volume 5

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John James Marshall


Volume five of John Marshall's biography follows Washington through his second term ending in the election of John Adams and Washington's re…

The Chronicles of America Volume 11 - Eve of the Revolution

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Carl L. Becker


Here is a look at the evolution of thought and events that led Benjamin Franklin to make this statement: "British subjects, by removing…

The Garies and their Friends

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Frank Webb


The book which now appears before the public may be of interest in relation to a question which the late agitation of the subject of slavery…

Rousseau and Education According to Nature

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Thomas Davidson


In my Volume on Aristotle in this series, I tried to give an account of ancient, classical, and social Education; in the present volume I ha…

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