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Save the Girls

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Mason Long


Save the Girls is an 1880 American anti-white-slavery book by reformed gambler Mason Long. In it, the author crusades against the social evi…

Prejudices, First Series

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H. L. Mencken


Mencken sharpens his pen and in a collection of short essays delivers acerbic opinions on issues and persons of the time. Among his targets…

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book III

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John Locke


This is the third book of John Locke's Essay on Human Understanding. Book I was Neither Principles Nor Ideas Are Innate. Book II was Of Idea…

Supreme Cases from 1803-2018

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United States Supreme Court


These cases involved questions that came before the Supreme Court that needed answers. The questions in order of appearance in this project …

Marion Harland's Complete Etiquette

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Marion Harland and Virginia Terhune Van de Water


Haven't you always wondered how to properly accept a formal dinner invitation? Perhaps you have a débutante under your wing, in which…

Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Tim…

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Frederick Edward Maning


Introduction to Old New Zealand Philip Steer Victoria University February 2004 Frederick Edward Maning is best known as an author, but he…

Native Races and the War

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Josephine Butler


Josephine Elizabeth Butler was a Victorian era British feminist who was strongly committed to liberal reforms. As a result of her efforts, i…

The Real Latin Quarter

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Frank Berkeley Smith


"Cocher, drive to the rue Falguière"--this in my best restaurant French. The man with the varnished hat shrugged his should…

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume II

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Albert Bigelow Paine


Until recently, this work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) …

London Labour and the London Poor Volume II

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Henry Mayhew


Subtitled, "A Cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work.&…

The American Egypt

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Channing Arnold


Arnold and Frost were English archaeologists who traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula and wrote "the first book ever written by Englishmen…

Essays on Work and Culture

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Hamilton Wright Mabie


The author investigates the world of work against a backdrop of culture. Each of the 25 essays focuses on one aspect of the topic. For examp…

Struggles and Triumphs, or Forty Years' of Recollections of P.T. Barnum, writte…

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P. T. Barnum


The 1873 edition of the autobiography of the founding genius of the "Greatest Show on Earth," P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum. It d…

Current Superstitions

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Fanny Dickerson Bergen


No matter how enlightened, chances are you've been raised around superstitious lore of one kind or another. Fanny Dickerson Bergen was one o…

Shadowings

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Lafcadio Hearn


This is another of the popular books that Lafcadio Hearn wrote on various Japanese subjects. The first part "Stories From Strange Books…

They Who Knock at Our Gates

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Mary Antin


In 1914, over one million immigrants arrived in the United States, following in the footsteps of approximately ten million others who had ar…

My Chinese Marriage

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Mae Franking


Mae Watkins, a University of Michigan student, unexpectedly falls in love with a Chinese international law student in the midst of World War…

Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for…

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Arthur L. Hayward


This is the second volume in this collection of reports and newspaper stories regarding notorious criminals and their punishment, assembled …

The Red Reign: The True Story of an Adventurous Year in Russia

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Kellogg Durland


Kellogg Durland spent a year in Russia as a journalist in 1906, during a seminal period in Russian history. This is a highly interesting rea…

Revolted Woman

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Charles George Harper


One man's opinion of woman in 1894. Charles Harper believes in the superiority of the male sex and the subordination of the female. He pai…

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