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News from 1944. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1944 news file …

History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688…

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David Hume


David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and re…

Insurgent Mexico

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John Reed


In the autumn of 1913 John Reed was sent to Mexico by the Metropolitan Magazine to report the Mexican Revolution. He shared the perils of Pa…

Farthest North, Volume I

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Fridtjof Nansen


Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram", 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and …

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

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Benjamin Randell Harris


The recollections of a British infantryman who served in the British army during the Napoleonic Wars. (Summary by Graham Keeling)

The Facts of Reconstruction

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John R. Lynch


After the American Civil War, John R. Lynch, who had been a slave in Mississippi, began his political career in 1869 by first becoming Justi…

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 01

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Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne


The author and Napoleon become boyhood friends when they are eight years old in Corsica. They separate when Napoleon is transferred from the…

History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy, Vol. 2

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Niccolò Machiavelli


History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy is an historical account by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527). Toward the end of 1520, …

Selected House of Commons Speeches

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Winston S. Churchill


Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during W…

Heroes of the Middle Ages

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Eva March Tappan


"The object of this book is to bring together stories of the most important movements in the history of Europe during the Middle Ages, …

A Brief History of English and American Literature

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Henry A. Beers


Henry Augustin Beers, native of Buffalo, NY and professor of English at Yale, with the help of John Fletcher Hurst (1834-1903), Methodist bi…

Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

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James Baldwin


Thirty More Famous Stories Retold, the sequel to the popular Fifty Famous Stories Retold, retells the stories of legendary people and mythol…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 01)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This is chapter 1 of volume 1 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resume of the h…

Early Days Of Old Oregon

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Katharine Berry Judson


Twenty-three stories of the history of early Oregon plus an appendix: A Brief Summary Of The History Of The Old Oregon Country From Original…

What Prohibition Has Done to America

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Fabian Franklin


In What Prohibition Has Done to America, Fabian Franklin presents a concise but forceful argument against the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.…

The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim …

Römische Geschichte Buch 2

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen (1817-1903) erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur.Zweites BuchVon der Abschaffung des…

The Romance of Missionary Heroism

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John C Lambert


The title page gives this book the subtitle, “True stories of the intrepid bravery and stirring adventures of missionaries with uncivilized …

Great Pirate Stories

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Joseph Lewis French


Piracy embodies the romance of the sea at its highest expression. It isa sad but inevitable commentary on our civilization, that, so far as …

The Colored Cadet at West Point

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Henry Ossian Flipper


Henry Ossian Flipper--born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia on March 21, 1856--did not learn to read and write until just before the end…

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