Modern (19th C)

The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America, Vol…

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W. E. B. Du Bois


The question of the suppression of the slave-trade is so intimately connected with the questions as to its rise, the system of American slav…

Cent récits d'histoire contemporaine

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Gustave Ducoudray


En 100 petites vignettes, l'historien Gustave Ducoudray (1838-1906) nous raconte l'histoire mouvementée de la France du 19e siè…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 21 - The Red River Colony: A Chronicle of the Begin…

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Louis Aubrey Wood


This, volume 21 of the Chronicles of Canada series, describes the settlement of the Red River Colony by Lord Selkirk, and the struggles it h…

Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881

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James B. Gillett


James Gillet recounts his adventures with the Texas Rangers 1856-1937. In a very entertaining style he recounts personal stories of wars, …

With Sack and Stock in Alaska

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George Broke


In 1888, George Broke with Harold Topham and William Williams, made the first exploration of the Alaskan Mt. St. Elias range, including the …

The Cruise of the Alerte - In Search of Treasure

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Edward Frederick Knight


The book describes a voyage undertaken in 1889 by an English barrister Edward Frederick Knight to the South Seas. This delightful story take…

Audubon's Western Journal: 1849-1850

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John Woodhouse Audubon


John Woodhouse Audubon (1812-1862), son of the famous painter John James Audubon and an artist in his own right, joined Col. Henry Webb's Ca…

A Voice From Harper's Ferry

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Osborne Perry Anderson


A Voice from Harper's Ferry is the abolitionist testament of Osborne Perry Anderson, the only surviving black participant in the 1859 raid o…

Kaspar Hauser - Beispiel eines Verbrechens am Seelenleben des Menschen

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Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach and Paul Johann Anselm Ritter Von Feuerbach


Kaspar Hauser, der Findling von Nürnberg, ist eine der geheimnisvollsten Personen in der deutschen Geschichte. Seine Herkunft, sein Leb…

The Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And …

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Edward Gilliat


Lively narratives of some of the great siege battles of war. The book was written before World War I, in 1908. Some of the narratives contai…

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

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Ellen Craft


Ellen and William Craft were a married couple who escaped from slavery in 1848 when Ellen disguised herself as a white, literate man and Wil…

California Sketches New And Old

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Oscar Penn Fitzgerald


Here we meet all sorts of characters and situations in California’s early history: gunmen, outlaws, lynch mobs, raging storms, mining camps,…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 32 - The Railway Builders: A Chronicle of Overland …

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Oscar D. Skelton


When the pace of railroad construction slackened in 1914, Canada had achieved a remarkable position in the railway world. Only five other co…

The Domestic Slave Trade Of The Southern States

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Winfield Hazlitt Collins


This 1904 history of slavery in the southeastern United States reflects the state of knowledge at that time, of course. The text contains s…

The Art Of Cookery Made Plain And Easy

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Hannah Glasse


Although this recording has been made using the 1784 version, the original book of The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy was first publish…

The City That Was

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Stephen Smith


This 1911 history of the public health revolution that transformed New York City in the nineteenth century is also about every city and town…

Korea and Her Neighbors

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Isabella L. Bird


In this book, Isabella L. Bird, who had been elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society only 2 years prior, describes her travels th…

Stories of the Lifeboat

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Frank Mundell


There's fury in the tempest, And there's madness in the waves; The lightning snake coils round the foam, The headlong thunder raves; Yet a b…

The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 2

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Charles E. Flandrau


A series of stories written by Judge Charles E. Flandrau "at different times during his long residence in the Northwest, which embrace …

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