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The Book of Art for Young People

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Agnes Ethel Conway


This is a charming book on Art History for children (and everyone else). Each chapter focuses on a great painting, reproduced in color in th…

My Life on the Plains

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George Armstrong Custer


George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876), one of the most mythologized figures in American history, was an United States A…

This Country of Ours, Part 2

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Early Kings of Norway

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Thomas Carlyle


"The Icelanders, in their long winter, had a great habit of writing; and were, and still are, excellent in penmanship. It is to this fa…

Beasts, Men and Gods

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Ferdinand Ossendowski


“Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” T…

The History of Standard Oil: Volume 1

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Ida M. Tarbell


The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Com…

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

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Olive Gilbert


The Narrative of Sojourner Truth is the gripping autobiographical account of Sojourner Truths life as a slave in pre-Civil War New York Stat…

Geschichte des dreißigjährigen Kriegs

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Friedrich Schiller


Schiller (1759 - 1805), einer der Weimarer Klassiker, bekannt als Dichter und Dramatiker, studierte zunächst Medizin, wirkte auch als P…

This Country of Ours, Part 3

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

The Underground Railroad, Part 1

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William Still


”It was my good fortune to lend a helping hand to the weary travelers flying from the land of bondage.” William Still. "Dear Sir:—For m…

The Road

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Jack London


Jack London credited his skill of story-telling to the days he spent as a hobo learning to fabricate tales to get meals from sympathetic str…

History of the Christian Church During the First Six Centuries

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Samuel Cheetham


The intention of this work is to provide a sketch of the History of the Church in the first six centuries of its existence, resting througho…

Ten Books on Architecture

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio


On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augus…

Chancellorsville and Gettysburg

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Abner Doubleday


Abner Doubleday began the Civil War as a Union officer and aimed the first cannon shot in response to the bombardment opened on Ft. Sumter i…

Bible (KJV) NT 02: Mark

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King James Version


Second Gospel or account of the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Commonly regarded as the first re…

The Story of Napoleon

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


This book gives an exciting account of Napoleon's rise to power. It opens with his humble beginning on the island of Corsica and ultimately …

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Bible (KJV) 05: Deuteronomy

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King James Version


Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible, and of the Jewish Torah/Pentateuch. The Hebrew title, "[spoken] words", is take…

History of the United States, Vol. II: Conflict & Independence

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Charles Austin Beard


Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and inte…

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

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