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Foxe's Book of Martyrs Vol 1, A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphan…

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John Foxe


The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, many of whom had died for their beli…

This Country of Ours, Part 1

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Our Island Story, Part 2

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Our Island Story was first published in 1905 and became an instant classic. Beginning with the Romans and following the triumphs and foibles…

Comic History of England

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Bill Nye


Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” …

Introduction to The Philosophy of History

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


The introduction to Hegel's lectures on the philosophy of world history is often used to introduce students to Hegel's philosophy, in part b…

William the Conqueror

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Women of History

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Anonymous


An intriguing look at well known women in history from BC 500 to the mid 1800's. Each chapter is a brief overview of one woman's life. An in…

The Heroines of History

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John S. Jenkins


A look at some of the famous women in European history. Includes biographies on Cleopatra; Isabella of Castile; Joan of Arc; Maria Theresa; …

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single …

The History of the Peloponnesian War

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Thucydides


The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led …

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte." De Conte …

The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt


This book is a collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s published commentaries and public addresses on the general theme of the requirements for i…

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 1

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Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern egyptology. This work, in t…

The Antiquities of the Jews, Volume 2

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Flavius Josephus


Antiquities of the Jews was a work published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. Antiquities of the …

Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 1

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Lord Thomas Cochrane


This two volume work is the autobiography of Lord Cochrane, a naval captain of the Napoleonic period. His adventures are seminal to the deve…

By Ox Team to California - A Narrative of Crossing the Plains in 1860

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Lavinia Honeyman Porter


Imagine a young, twenty-something woman in 1860, reared “in the indolent life of the ordinary Southern girl” (which means she has never lear…

The Story of the Middle Ages

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


Samuel B. Harding


Intended for a youthful audience, The Story of the Middle Ages, published in 1906, tells the history of the Middle Ages in simple and entert…

The Book of Lieh-Tzu

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Liezi


Although Lieh Tzu's work has evidently passed through the hands of many editors and gathered numerous accretions, there remains a considerab…

The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787

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United States Government and Unit


This 1787 document defines the rights and responsibilities of federal government of the United States of America.

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

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Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus


The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire. The work was written in 12…

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