Politics

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 18)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is volume 4 chapter 18 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 03

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H. G. Wells


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the third volume, 45 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 authors…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 02

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Variousandmarshall Pinckney Wilder and H. G. Wells


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the second volume, 44 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 author…

The Wife of the Secretary of State

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Ella Middleton Tybout


In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, inter…

United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 3

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Various


This is the third LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings o…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 5, Chapter 25)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is volume 5, chapter 25 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) and published after his death. To quote from th…

The Pentecost of Calamity

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Owen Wister


Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality in…

The Coming People

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Charles F. Dole


Dole briefly sketches the history of life, and shows how it has a definite direction - toward the survival of the kind and gentle people. It…

Problems in American Democracy

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Thames Williamson


Problems in American Democracy is a very detailed, specific explanation of some of the underlying and surface problems of a democracy system…

Fourteen Months in American Bastiles

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Francis Key Howard


Francis Key Howard recounts in this book his life as a political prisoner of the United States. He points out that he was held captive at th…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05

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Various


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors…

United Kingdom House of Lords Speeches Collection

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Various


This collection comprises recordings of seven historic speeches given to the UK House of Lords between 1641 and 1945. Readings are of speech…

The Mystery of the Pinckney Draught

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Charles C. Nott


Charles Pinckney, member of the South Carolina legislature, Confederation Congress, U.S. Congress, and notably the Constitutional Convention…

Satires and Profanities

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George William Foote


"Believing as I do that James Thomson is, since Shelley, the most brilliant genius who has wielded a pen in the service of Freethought,…

Report of the Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contracto…

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United States Senate Committee on Armed Services


The Inquiry into the Role and Oversight of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan, which reported in September 2010, was precipitated b…

The Gray Mills of Farley

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Sarah Orne Jewett


As contemporary today as it was over a century ago, this relatively unsentimental tale of labor relations still packs a punch. (Summary by B…

Jailed For Freedom

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Doris Stevens


A first-hand account of the 1913-1919 campaign of American suffragettes, detailing their treatment at the hands of the courts, and the true …

The Short Line War

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Samuel Merwin


"The Short Line War is a story that will appeal more particularly to the sterner sex, and we take it that the hyphenated name, Merwin-W…

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets

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Jane Addams


Much of the material in the following pages has appeared in current publications. It is here presented in book form in the hope that it may …

United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 2

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Various


This is the second LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings …

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