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Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, Book 3

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Niccolò Machiavelli

In "Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius", posthumous work by the author of The Prince, Machiavelli discusses the useful…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 05 - Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New Wo…

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William Bennett Munro

It was during one of her proud and prosperous eras that France began her task of creating an empire beyond the Atlantic. At no time, indeed,…

Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 2

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Washington Irving

Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history an…


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John Toland

Pantheisticon: or, the Form Of Celebrating the Socratic-Society. Divided into Three Parts. Which Contain, I. The Morals and Axioms of the Pa…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 15)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay

This is volume 3 chapter 15 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1959) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

Poems of American History, The Revolution

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A history through poetry of the American Revolution, from the early days of unrest, through the Boston Tea Party, The Ride of Paul Revere, t…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 15 - The War Chief of the Ottawas: A Chronicle of t…

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Thomas Guthrie Marquis

This is the history of Pontiac's Conspiracy, 1763-1765. It includes the siege of Detroit and his ultimate defeat. Summary by Esther.

The Chronicles of America Volume 01 - The Red Man's Continent

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Ellsworth Huntington

Characteristics of the peoples and environment of the earliest stages of America. - Summary by Jim Locke Group: Chronicles of America Series

Discovery and Exploration of the Mississippi Valley

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John Gilmary Shea

"It has long been a desideratum to have in English the early narratives, of the discovery and exploration of the Mississippi. Marquette…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 09 - The Acadian Exiles: A Chronicle of the Land o…

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Arthur G. Doughty

The name Acadia, which we now associate with a great tragedy of history and song, was first used by the French to distinguish the eastern or…

Benjamin Franklin

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Robin Mckown

This biography of Franklin was written for young people, but can be enjoyed by anyone. The author Robin McKown, is known for her young adul…


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John Morley

Robert Walpole, 1st Duke of Orford (1676-1745), is generally regarded as the first prime minister of Great Britain. This is a short biograph…

Historical Tales, Volume VII: Spanish

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews

Volume VII of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This seventh volume cover…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 12 - The Father of British Canada; A Chronicle of …

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William Wood

Carleton’s first eight years as governor of Canada were almost entirely occupied with civil administration. The next four were equally occup…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 06 - The Great Intendant: A Chronicle of Jean Talon…

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Thomas Chapais

Talon worked closely with lieutenant-general Prouville de Tracy to achieve the surrender of the Iroquois in 1627, thereby ending the threat …

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…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 08 - Great Fortress: A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720…

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William Wood

Louisbourg was no mere isolated stronghold which could be lost or won without affecting the wider issues of oversea dominion. On the contrar…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 07 - The Fighting Governer: A Chronicle of Frontenac

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Charles W. Colby

The Canada to which Frontenac came in 1672 was no longer the infant colony it had been when Richelieu founded the Company of One Hundred Ass…

The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 01, The Renaissance

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The Cambridge Modern History is a universal history covering the period from 1450 to 1910. It was published in 14 volumes between 1902 and 1…

King and Parliament (A.D. 1603-1714)

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George Henry Wakeling

This slim volume by the Oxford University lecturer, George Henry Wakeling, deals with the period in British history from the reign of King J…

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