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Chronicles of Canada Volume 10 - A Chronicle of Montcalm

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William Wood


Montcalm is, of course, a very prominent character in every history of New France. This book gives a brief history of the Montcalm family in…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5

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Friedrich Schiller


Volume 5 concludes the History of the Thirty Years War in Germany. [Note From the first PG etext of this work: Separate sources indicate th…

The Federalist Papers (version 2)

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Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison


“The Federalist Papers” are a collection of 85 linked essays that explain the construction of the U.S. government and why it was built that …

The Making of the British Empire (A.D. 1714-1832)

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Arthur Hassall


At its height, the British Empire was the largest in history. This short volume traces its development through the long 18th century, from 1…

Recollections of the Revolution and the Empire

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Henriette Lucie Dillon, marquise de La Tour du Pin Gouvernet


An aristocratic Frenchwoman's personal record of the dazzling extravagance of the Ancien Régime, of the court of Marie Antoinette, of…

The Critique of Dogmatic Theology

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Leo Tolstoy


More systematic, but no less sincere than A Confession (which originally served as the introduction to this work), The Critique of Dogmatic …

Poems of American History, The Colonial Era

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Various


A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing throug…

Beacon Lights of History, Volume 11: American Founders

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John Lord


The eleventh volume of the Beacon Lights of History series, this volume is the first that directly refers to the United States. In this volu…

The Story of the Barbary Corsairs (Version 2)

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J. D. Jerrold Kelley and Stanley Lane-Poole


The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman and Berber pirates and privateers who operated from…

The South American Republics, Part I

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Thomas Cleland Dawson


The question most frequently asked me since I began my stay in South America has been: "Why do they have so many revolutions there?&quo…

The Court and Character of King James whereunto Is Now Added the Court of King …

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Anthony Weldon


Gossipy exposés of shenanigans at the heart of government are nothing new. The author, Sir Anthony Weldon (1583–1648), was a courtier…

Summa Theologica - 14 Tertia Pars, The Sacraments

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Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–127…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 5

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

The French Revolution: A History. Volume 1: The Bastille (Version 2)

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Thomas Carlyle


Subtitled "The Bastille", Volume 1 of Thomas Carlyle's three volume "The French Revolution: A History" was first publish…

Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy volume 1

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John Tulloch


This work addresses the birth and development of a rationalist stream in the Christianity of England in the seventeenth century. In this vol…

Locke

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Thomas Fowler


John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher and physician who, after Sir Francis Bacon, was one of the first of the British empiricist…

The Chronicles of America Volume 06 - The Fathers of New England

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Charles Andrews, Charles Mclean Andrews and Charles Morris


This sixth installment in the series, as one would expect, deals with events in the northern settlements that were taking place at the same …

The Chronicles of America Volume 05 - Pioneers of the Old South

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Mary Johnston


In this remarkably detailed and sweeping fifth installment, Mary Johnston takes us from discoveries and settlements to the evolution into th…

The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry into Its Origin and Growth

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John Bagnell Bury


John Bagnell Bury was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University in the early twentieth century. In The Idea of Progress, he…

Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

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Arthur Young


Arthur Young, an English agriculturist, set out to write a travelogue on the state of agriculture in France and found himself in the midst o…

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