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Home Life in Colonial Days

Read by Susan Morin


Alice Morse Earle


CHAPTER I HOMES OF THE COLONISTS When the first settlers landed on American shores, the difficulties in finding or making shelter must have…

A Young Girl's Diary

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Anonymoustranslated Bycedar Paul


The diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age…

The Negro Problem

Read by James K. White


Various


This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift …

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume 1

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Charles Mackay


The book chronicles and vilifies its targets in three parts: "National Delusions", "Peculiar Follies", and "Philoso…

Woman and the New Race

Read by Becky Cook


Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator and nurse who became one of the leading birth control activists of her time, having at one poin…

The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1

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Various


This is not the copyrighted work by Norman Coombs currently on Project Gutenberg but a collection of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, an…

The Problem of China

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Bertrand Russell


In 1920-21 Bertrand Russell lived and taught in Peking (Beijing), publishing this book on his return to England. In 1920 he had visited Bols…

The Gentleman and Lady's Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment

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Élisabeth Celnart


A mid-nineteenth century book of etiquette. (Summary by Libby Gohn)

Lessons on Manners for Home and School Use

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Edith E. Wiggin


It is true that good manners, like good morals, are best taught by the teacher's example. It is also true that definite lessons, in which th…

The History of Prostitution

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William Sanger


Common sense asks for a full investigation of all the evils attending prostitution. In the every-day affairs of life, any man who feels the …

Army Life in a Black Regiment

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson


These pages record some of the adventures of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first slave regiment mustered into the service of the …

The Indian To-day

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Charles Alexander Eastman


Based in part upon the author's own observations and personal knowledge, it was the aim of the book to set forth the status and outlook of t…

An Address to Free Colored Americans

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An Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women


The first Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women met in New York City in May, 1837. Members at the Convention came from all walks of life…

Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule

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Mahatma Gandhi


First written in Gandhi's native language Gujarati, this booklet advocates for Indian non-violent self-rule during the struggle for Indian i…

Psychology of the Unconscious

Read by Jim Locke


Carl Gustav Jung


Jung says in his subtitle that this work is a study of the transformations and symbolisms of the libido and a contribution to the history of…

Journal of A Residence On A Georgian Plantation, 1838-1839

Read by James K. White


Frances Anne Kemble and Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble


Fanny Kemble was a British actress who married mega-plantation owner, Pierce Butler of Georgia. During her marriage she kept journals of eve…

In Defense of Women

Read by ML Cohen


H. L. Mencken


In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken's 1918 book on women and the relationship between the sexes. Some laud the book as progressive while ot…

Domestic Manners of the Americans

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Frances Milton Trollope


Next to de Alexis de Tocquville's almost contemporary Democracy in America, Frances Trollope's work may be the most famous (or at least noto…

Underground Man

Read by Ruth Golding


Gabriel Tarde


This post-apocalyptic novella tells the story of the downfall of civilisation and mankind following a solar cataclysm in the late 20th centu…

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.…

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