Modern (19th C)

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 …

An Apache Campaign In The Sierra Madre

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John Gregory Bourke

An account of the expedition [of the U.S. Army] in pursuit of the hostile Chiricahua Apaches in the spring of 1883. (Book subtitle) Bourke w…

Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913

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Harris Newmark

Harris Newmark was personally acquainted with every person and family involved in the founding of the city of Los Angeles, California. He ga…

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interview…

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These volumes of slave narratives are the product of the Federal Writers Project sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Work Project A…

Beacon Lights of History, Volume 12: American Leaders

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John Lord

A continuation of United States history, Volume 12 discusses key US leaders in the time up to and including the Civil War. In this volume a…

Arizona's Yesterday

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John Cady and Basil Woon

Arizona's Yesterday Being the Narrative of John H. Cady, Pioneer. Written by John Henry Cady and revised and rewritten in 1915 by noted Pla…

The Political History of France, 1789-1910

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Muriel O. Davis

This little book opens on the eve of the French Revolution. The government is crippled by financial mismanagement, ruled by a King who, in t…

The Historical Evolution of the Ukrainian Problem

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Mykhailo Hrushevsky

A short history of Ukrainian national aspirations, written by one of the most prominent Ukrainian historians. Published in the early months …

Fifty Years Ago

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Walter Besant

Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901) was a prolific novelist and historian. He wrote Fifty Years Ago to present a picture of life, manners, and soc…

The Monitor and the Merrimac: Both sides of the story

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John Worden

The American Civil War lasted four years, from 1861 to 1865. It included some iconic battles that have maintained enough interest to merit r…

The South American Republics, Part II

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Thomas Cleland Dawson

This history begins when Pizarro and Almagro, Valdivia and Benalcazar, led their desperadoes across the Isthmus to the conquest, massacre, a…

Builders of United Italy

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Rupert S. Holland

Holland 's provides us with an engaging history of the Unification ("Risorgimento") of Italy by exploring the lives of some of i…

The County Regiment

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Dudley Landon Vaill

A sketch of the second regiment of Connecticut volunteer heavy artillery, originally the Nineteenth Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War.

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin McCarthy and Justin Mccarthy

Volume II of this popular history opens in the revolutionary year, 1848, with the Chartist movement for manhood suffrage and with the rise o…

Aus dänischer Zeit

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Charlotte Niese

Charlotte Niese war eine beliebte deutsche Schriftstellerin des späten neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. Diese autobiographischen Skizzen zeige…

Three Accounts of Peterloo

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Francis Archibald Bruton

A companion volume to F.A. Bruton's 'The Story of Peterloo', the full title of this short collection is 'Three Accounts of Peterloo by Eyewi…

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

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Ward Hill Lamon

Abraham Lincoln came to the presidency under a heavy shroud of uncertainty, not only about his threatened life but, of course, the very exis…

Reminiscences of My Life in Camp

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Susie King Taylor

Susie King Taylor was a Black nurse in the 33rd United States Colored Troops in the Union Army during the American Civil War, a teacher and …

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin Mccarthy

Volume III of this history of Victorian Britain begins in 1856 with the gunboat diplomacy of the Second Opium War and then moves to the harr…

An American Vendetta: A Story of Barbarism in the United States

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Theron Clark Crawford

The phrase "The Hatfields and McCoys" conjures up images of feudal warfare and Appalachian backwardness even to this day. This is …

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