Im Herzen von Afrika

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Georg Schweinfurth

Schweinfurth trat 1868 im Auftrag der Humboldt-Stiftung in Berlin eine große Reise nach Afrika an. 1869 reiste er von Khartum aus nila…

Memoirs of a Revolutionist, Vol. 1

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Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin was a Russian anarcho-communist and scientist. This is his autobiography, and he writes not only about his own life, but als…

Third Class in Indian Railways

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement…

Richard II, Makers of History

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Jacob Abbott

Chronicles the life of Richard II, born in 1367 in Bordeaux, France, who later wore the crown of King of England. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)

Sketches Of The Fair Sex

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Sketches of the fair sex, in all parts of the world. To which are added rules for determining the precise figure, the degree of beauty, the …

A Theologico-Political Treatise

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Benedict De Spinoza

Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most con…

The History of Standard Oil: Volume 2

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Ida M. Tarbell

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Com…

Antologia de Discursos em Português

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Coleção de discursos famosos, traduzidos para o português ou escritos em português.

How to Care for the Insane

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William D. Granger

"The writer believes that all attendants should be regularly instructed in their duties, and the highest standard of care can be reache…

The Concept of Nature

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Alfred North Whitehead

In The Concept of Nature, Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception.The idea of objects as …

Die Helden des Dampfes

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Karl May

Der dreiteilige Aufsatz über Die Helden des Dampfes wurde mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit von Karl May verfaßt und veröffentlic…

The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ

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Nicolas Notovitch

The New Testament describes the life of Jesus, but nothing is said of his life between the ages of 14 and 29. Notovitch, like so many histor…

Poems: Series One

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Emily Dickinson

Renowned poet Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) wrote many many poems. This collection, "Poems: Series One", presents the first instal…

Great Artists: Volume 1

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Jennie Ellis Keysor

Biographies of Raphael Santi, Murillo, Peter Paul Rubens, and Albrecht Durer. This is a wonderful tool for art study as there are references…

Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Vol. 1

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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published alon…


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Isaac Newton

The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on refraction of light into colored beams using prisms …

The Legends of the Jews, Volume 2

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Louis Ginzberg

Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; …

Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

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John Dewey

An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the d…

Stepping Heavenward (version 2)

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Elizabeth Prentiss

How dreadfully old I am getting! Sixteen!" Thus begins the lifelong diary of young Katherine as she pours out her hopes, dreams, and sp…

The Dawn of a To-morrow

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Frances Hodgson Burnett

A wealthy London business man takes a room in a poor part of the city. He is depressed and has decided to take his life by going the next da…

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