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American Civil War Collection, Volume 1

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Compilation of American Civil War related poems and short works of literature. Summary by Bill2147

The Making of a Nation: The Beginnings of Israel's History

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Charles Foster Kent


Charles Foster Kent was one of the premier scholars in Jewish Studies at the turn of the century. He was particularly well-known for his co…

Kepler

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Walter W. Bryant


This biography of Johannes Kepler begins with an account of what the world of astronomy was like before his time, then proceeds to a look at…

Reminiscences of a Southern Hospital, by Its Matron

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Phoebe Yates Pember


Phoebe Yates Pember served as a matron in the Confederate Chimborazo military hospital in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, overseei…

The Theory of Social Revolutions

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Brooks Adams


Brooks Adams (1848-1927), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism. He believed that commercial civilizations rise and fall in p…

Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail

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Ezra Meeker


This is a memoir by an early 19th Century American settler in the Pacific Northwest. (Description by BellonaTimes)

WWII News and Related Sound files from 1944


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Old Time Radio Programs. WWII News and Related Sound files from 1944

The Legends of Genesis

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Hermann Gunkel


The Legends of Genesis is the English translation of the introduction to Gunkel’s massive commentary, Genesis. Gunkel uses form critical ana…

Römische Geschichte Buch 4

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Römische Geschichte Viertes Buch Die Revo…

Historical Tales, Vol III: Spanish American

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews


Volume III of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This third volume covers …

Voyage Round the World in His Majesty's Frigate Pandora

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George Hamilton


George Hamilton was the surgeon assigned to the frigate Pandora. The British Admiralty ordered the ship to the Pacific to arrest the Bounty …

President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation

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Henry Watson Wilbur


A review of events prior to, during and following the American Civil War bringing an insightful perspective on Lincoln's true attitude towar…

The Freedmen's Book

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Lydia Maria Child


Lydia Maria Child, an American abolitionist, compiled this collection of short stories and poems by former slaves and noted activists as an …

Five Months at Anzac

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Joseph Lievesley Beeston


A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force . From his leaving Australi…

The Log-Cabin Lady

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'The story of The Log-Cabin Lady is one of the annals of America. It is a moving record of the conquest of self-consciousness and fear throu…

Reminiscences of Captain Gronow

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Rees Howell Gronow


A collection of memoirs about the Peninsular War, the Battle of Waterloo, and society and personalities of Regency London and 19th century P…

Captains of Industry

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James Parton


In this volume are presented examples of men who shed lustre upon ordinary pursuits, either by the superior manner in which they exercised t…

Biographies in Sound


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Biographies in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples …

Cocoa and Chocolate

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Arthur William Knapp


As that heavenly bit of chocolate melts in our mouths, we give little thought as to where it came from, the arduous work that went in to its…

Auguste Comte and Positivism

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John Stuart Mill


Part 1 lays out the framework for Positivism as originated in France by Auguste Comte in his Cours de Philosophie Positive. Mill examines th…

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