War & Military

Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - No…

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John Frederick Bligh Livesay

This is Part Four of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to …

Life of Viscount Palmerston

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Lloyd Charles Sanders

This is a short life of Henry John Temple (1784-1865), Third Viscount Palmerston, Great Britain's affable, able, and always available Foreig…

Half a Century

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Jane Grey Swisshelm

In the spring of 1850, while the United States was polarized over the slavery debate and Daniel Webster was negotiating the compromise of th…

The World’s Story Volume X: England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales

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Eva March Tappan

This is the tenth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

The French Revolution Volume 2 The Constitution

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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle, the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian, wrote this three-volume work, first published in 1837 (with a revised edi…

Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965

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Robert Futrell

This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's e…

The Roman Triumvirates

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Charles Merivale

In this short volume, the British historian, Charles Merivale, describes the long conflict by which the rule of one man replaced the Roman R…

First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I

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This collection of non-fiction and fiction, with its companion poetry collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th J…

Life of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough

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Louise Creighton

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), was the oldest surviving son of Sir Winston Churchill, an impoverished country gentlema…

The World’s Story Volume IX: England

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Eva March Tappan

This is the ninth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

The Normans in Europe

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Arthur Henry Johnson

This short history of the Normans in Europe opens with the invasions of the Vikings, who came from Scandinavian villages among rugged rocks …

The Backwash Of War: The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An A…

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Ellen Newbold La Motte

Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873–1961) was an American nurse, journalist and author. … and in 1915 volunteered as one of the first American war …

Henry II

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Louis Francis Salzman

Born in 1133, King Henry II of England reigned from 1154 until his death in 1189. Before he was forty, he controlled England, large parts of…

War and Women

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Mabel Annie Stobart

"The sending of a Women’s Convoy Corps to the Balkans was the result of Mrs. Stobart’s keen desire to demonstrate the ability of women …

The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa

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Joseph H. Alexander

The three-month-long battle of Okinawa covered a 700-mile arc from Formosa to Kyushu and involved a million combatants--Americans, Japanese,…

The Causes Of The American Civil War

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John Lothrop Motley

John Lothrop Motley (1814 – 1877) was an American author and popular diplomat, who helped to prevent European intervention on the side of th…

Europe in Renaissance and Reformation 1453-1660

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Mary A. Hollings

In a small space the Oxford-educated historian, Mary Hollings, provides a panoramic view of a tumultuous age. We meet Cesare Borgia and Savo…

Six Women and the Invasion

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Gabrielle Yerta and Gabrielle Yertaandmarguerite Yerta Méléra

A true tale of the wartime resilience of six Frenchwomen whose country town was invaded by the Germans during World War I. - Summary by Jael…

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