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The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda


In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

The Discovery of New Worlds

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M. B. Synge


This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

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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 delle più eccellen…

Bible Defence of Slavery

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Josiah Priest


The full title of this book is Bible Defense of Slavery; and Origin, Fortunes, and History of the Negro Race, by Rev. Josiah Priest, A. M. 5…

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave

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Henry Bibb


Henry Walton Bibb was born a slave. His father was white although his identity was not positively known. Bibb was separated from his mother …

The Lure of the Labrador Wild

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Dillon Wallace


The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi Ri…

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volumes I & II

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Lucy Aikin


Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth from a variety of sources within the monarch's court, compiled and interpreted by Lucy Aikin. (Summary by Cathy B…

Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation

Read by Julia Niedermaier


Lafcadio Hearn


Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citize…

Secret Chambers and Hiding Places

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Allan Fea


“Secret Chambers and Hiding Places” is a collection of concealments and their uses, almost all within England, although a very few passages …

A Thousand Miles up the Nile

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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards


Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical, egyptological, and cultural study in in 1877, and it became an immediate best-seller, reprinted in …

Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Biography and Autobiography

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John Relly Beard


François-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture (1743-1803) rose to fame in 1791 during the Haitian struggle for independence. In this revol…

Bible (KJV) 16: Nehemiah

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King James Version


The Book of Nehemiah is a book of the Hebrew Bible. Told largely in the form of a first-person memoir, it concerns the rebuilding of the wal…

History of the Conquest of Mexico

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William H. Prescott


Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold,And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;Round many western islands have I beenWhich bards in fe…

The Underground Railroad, Part 2

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William Still


"This is one of the most remarkable volumes of the century. Its publication has only been made possible by a combination of circumstanc…

Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers

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J. Walker McSpadden


These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the s…

Amendments to the United States Constitution (version 2)

Read by Jim Cadwell


United States Government and Unit


The Constitution has a total of 27 amendments. The first ten, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified simultaneously. The fo…

Agricola

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian…

The First Battle of Bull Run

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Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard


General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was one of the senior commanders of Southern forces during the Civil War. It was he who initiated …

The Lives of the Queens of England Volume 1

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Agnes Strickland


>The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written b…

Canyons of the Colorado

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John Wesley Powell


John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colora…

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