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The Story of Mankind

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Hendrik Van Loon


Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the p…

Eusebius History of the Christian Church

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Eusebius Of Caesarea


Eusebius presents the history of the Church from the apostles to his own time, with special regard to the following points: 1. the successi…

The River War - An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

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Winston S. Churchill


When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backla…

Famous Men of Rome

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John Henry Haaren


Biographical sketches of the men of Rome, written for children. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)

Declaration of Independence of the United States of America

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Thomas Jefferson


Declaration of Independence is the document in which the Thirteen Colonies declared themselves independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain a…

The Journal of Lewis and Clarke (1840)

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Meriwether Lewis


"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocea…

The Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians

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Polycarp


Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians (often simply called To the Philippians) composed around 110 to 140 AD is described by Irenaeus as foll…

The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova Vol. 1

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Giacomo Casanova


This is the first of five volumes. - Giacomo Casanova (1725 in Venice – 1798 in Dux, Bohemia, now Duchcov, Czech Republic) was a famous Vene…

Herodotus' Histories Vol 3

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Herodotus


The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histori…

Give Me Liberty

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Patrick Henry


This speech was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having singlehandedly convinced the V…

A Diary from Dixie

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Mary Chesnut


Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, a well-educated South Carolina woman who was married to a Confederate general, kept extensive journals during th…

A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J. B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editi…

Historia de la célebre Reina de España Doña Juana, llamada vulgarmente La Loca

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Anonymous


Como implica el título, esta es una biografía de Doña Juana, conocida como Juana la Loca, hija de Fernando II de Arag&o…

Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England

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The Venerable Bede


Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England is a work in Latin by Bede on the history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England gene…

The History of London

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Walter Besant


Walter Besant was a novelist and historian, and his topographical and historical writings, ranging from prehistoric times to the nineteenth …

Famous Men of Greece

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John Henry Haaren


Famous Men of Greece is a series of biographical sketches written for the purpose of making the study of history lively and interesting by g…

La Corte de Carlos IV

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Benito Pérez Galdós


La Corte de Carlos IV es el segundo de la primera serie de los 46 Episodios Nacionales, escritos por Benito Pérez Galdós, que …

Anabasis

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Xenophon


Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave hi…

United States Historical Documents

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Various


The Articles of Confederation: On November 15th, 1777 The Articles of Confederation became the first constitution of the United States, thou…

Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol 2, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphan…

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John Foxe


The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beli…

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