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Great Moments in History

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John G. Stockmyer


Great Moments in History is a collection of ten momentous events in World and Americanhistory, covered by live, on-the-spot newscasters. Th…

Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 (version 2)

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Abner Doubleday


Abner Doubleday was a busy man. He rose to be a major general during the American Civil War, started the first cable car company in San Fran…

The Life of Alfred the Great

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Bishop Of Sherbourne Asser


A life of King Alfred of England originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around 888 A.D. by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some…

The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: Its …

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Sir John Barrow


The mutiny on the Bounty occurred aboard a British Royal Navy ship on 28 April 1789. The mutiny was led by Fletcher Christian against the co…

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…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 01 - The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of A…

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Stephen Leacock


This book describes Canada from the beginning of existence to its first European discoverers and includes a brief history of the aboriginal …

Adresse à l'Assemblée nationale, pour l'abolition de la traite des Noirs

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Société Des Amis Des Noirs and Société Des Amis Des Noirsandjacques Pierre Brissot De Warville


La Société des Amis des Noirs est une association créée le 19 février 1788 qui avait pour but l'abolition…

South African Memories

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Lady Sarah Wilson


Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson was the aunt of Winston Spencer Churchill. In 1899 she became the first woman war correspondent when she …

Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War

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Eugenia Dunlap Potts


While claiming to be historical papers on the causes of the United States Civil War, the author indulges in some Slavery Apologetics. An int…

Fathers of Biology

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Charles Mcrae


An account given of the lives of five great naturalists (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Vesalius and Harvey) will not be found devoid of int…

The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate

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Eliza P. Donner Houghton


The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the "westering fever" of the 1840s. After becoming…

Recollections of Bush Life in Australia

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Henry William Haygarth


This was written in the mid 1800’s at time when Australia saw an influx of immigration from Europe and when England was sending some prisone…

War

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Pierre Loti


Pierre Loti [Julien Viaud] (1850-1923) was a French naval officer and novelist. The present book is one of his few works of non-fiction, a s…

How I Filmed the War

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Geoffrey H. Malins


An account of World War I and the experience of filming it by an early cinematographer (and, after the war, successful director) who was the…

The Child's Book of American Biography

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Mary Stoyell Stimpson


In every country there have been certain men and women whose busy lives have made the world better or wiser. The names of such are heard so …

In the Field (1914-1915)

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Marcel Dupont


I have merely tried to make a written record of some of the hours I have lived through during the course of this war. A modest Lieutenant of…

The Jesuits in North America in the 17th Century

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


Parkman has been hailed as one of America's first great historians and as a master of narrative history. Numerous translations have spread t…

Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous

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Sarah Knowles Bolton


These characters have been chosen from various countries and from varied professions, that the youth who read this book may see that poverty…

The Early History of the Airplane

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Orville Wright


The Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air flight, on 17th December 1903. They…

Römische Geschichte Buch 3

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen (1817-1903) erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Römische Geschichte Drittes B…

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