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Römische Geschichte Buch 5

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur.Römische Geschichte Fünftes BuchDie B…

History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 2

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Henry Charles Lea


Volume 2 of Lea’s monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. Volume 2 discusses the organizational structure of the Inquisition, methods us…

Pirates of Panama

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Alexandre Exquemelin


This volume was originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaenech…

Captain William Kidd And Others Of The Buccaneers

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott


Pirate stories galore! Pirate life was not always what it seemed from the outside. - Summary by david wales

The Reconciliation of Races and Religions

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Thomas Kelly Cheyne


“The primary aim of this work is twofold,” writes Thomas K. Cheyne. “It would fain contribute to the cause of universal peace, and promote t…

France in the Nineteenth Century

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Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer


Author Elizabeth Latimer synthesizes notes from a variety of sources to produce this summary of the nation of France in the 19th century. (S…

30 American Poems

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Various


This is a sequel of sorts to 37 American Poems, one of my first solos. Concentration here is on late 19th to early 20th Century works by US …

The Story of Books

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Gertrude Burford Rawlings


Rawlings follows the development of printing from the origins of writing to modern printing. Some of the earliest records are ancient Egypti…

Historic Girls

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Elbridge Streeter Brooks


Twelve short stories of real girls who have influenced the history of their times. (Summary by Carmen H)

Station Life in New Zealand

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Mary Anne Barker


Station Life in New Zealand is a collection of cheerful and interesting letters written by Lady Mary Anne Barker (nee Mary Anne Stewart) tha…

A Brief History of Carthage

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Joshua Jared Scott


A short history of the ancient city of Carthage, from the time of its founding through its destruction at the conclusion of the Third Punic …

Neighbors - Life Stories of the Other Half

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Jacob A. Riis


These stories have come to me from many sources—some from my own experience, others from settlement workers, still others from the records o…

Der Heilige

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Conrad Ferdinand Meyer


Die Rahmenhandlung der Novelle "Der Heilige" bildet Hans der Armbruster, der im Jahre 1180 im Rückblick die dramatische Leben…

Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty

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Imbert De Saint-Amand


"Paris in 1792 is no longer what it was in 1789. In 1789, the old French society was still brilliant. The past endured beside the prese…

The Frozen North

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Edith Horton


The Frozen North offers short sketches of the first men who bravely took great risks to explore the unknown polar regions and unlock the mys…

French History for English Children

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Caroline Emelia Stephen


A history of France from Ancient Gaul up until 1880, written in short easy to comprehend chapters aimed at teaching English children. (Summa…

Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson

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John Charlton Hardwick


This history of Western philosophy, published in 1920, explores how people have explained the natural world during the last few centuries, w…

A History of the Philippines

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David Prescott Barrows


This book is one of the earliest studies of Philippine history by an American scholar. In preparation for this book, the author conducted et…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 05

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Poems

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Wilfred Owen


A collection of poems by the English war poet and soldier of the First World War, Wilfred Owen. Owen is regarded by historians as the leadin…

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