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Theodore Winthrop: A Civil War Narrative Aborted by Death

Read by David Wales


Theodore Winthrop


Theodore Winthrop (1828 – 1861) was a charismatic writer, lawyer, and world traveler. In the New York Seventh Regiment, he was one of the fi…

The Roman Empire of the Second Century: Or, The Age of the Antonines

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William Wolfe Capes


This short overview of the Roman Empire from AD 96-180 opens as the murderers of Domitian raise to power the wise old senator, Nerva. Ignori…

Running the Blockade

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Thomas E. Taylor


The first-person experiences and adventures of blockade runner during the American civil war. - Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier

Cardinal de Richelieu

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Eleanor C. Price


Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642), the dreaded red eminence, mentor and manager of Louis XIII, skilled in logistics,…

A Study Of Army Camp Life During American Revolution

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Mary Hazel Snuff


Housing, Food, Clothing, Health, Sanitation, Recreation, Religion, Duties, Discipline. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the req…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart (version 2)

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Alexandre Dumas


The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of …

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 3: Martin Guerre

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Alexandre Dumas


Martin Guerre was a French peasant that, during a long absence, was famously impersonated in the 16th century. Although the real Martin Guer…

Seven Statesmen of the Later Republic

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Charles Oman and Charles William Chadwick Oman


While there are many general histories of the decline and fall of the Roman Republic, the Oxford historian, Charles Oman, writes that his li…

Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre

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Agnes Mary Frances Robinson


Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre (Marguerite de Navarre), (1492-1549), was the sister of Francis I, King of France. She was hig…

The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775

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Abraham Tomlinson


"Perceiving that much of the intrinsic value of these Journals would consist in a proper understanding of the historical facts to which…

Stories of the Ships

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Lewis R. Freeman


While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military …

Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes Of The Civil War

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Various


Seven narratives published in the late nineteenth century and assembled in this 1913 collection. - Summary by david wales

The War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

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Siegfried Sassoon


Siegfried Sassoon was one of the first to write poetry about the brutal reality of war, based on his real-life experiences in the trenches. …

Psychological Warfare

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Cordwainer Smith


Psychological warfare and propaganda have been used extensively in warfare since the earliest times. This book explores the functions, limit…

Extracts from a Diary Kept by the Rev. R. Burrows during Heke's War in the Nort…

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Robert Burrows


An eye-witness account of the so-called Flagstaff War, fought between Maori warriors, led by Hone Heke, and British troops between March 184…

Cent récits d'histoire contemporaine

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Gustave Ducoudray


En 100 petites vignettes, l'historien Gustave Ducoudray (1838-1906) nous raconte l'histoire mouvementée de la France du 19e siè…

The Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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International Commitee of the Red Cross, Marius De Zayas and International Committee Of The Red Cross


"This Convention represents the fourth updated version of the Geneva Convention on the wounded and sick following those adopted in 1864…

Las guerras ibéricas

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Appian Of Alexandria


El historiador Apiano dedica el volumen VI de su "Historia romana" al prolongado y cruento proceso de conquista de los pueblos que…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίοv 2 (Book 2)

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Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

Lord Clive

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Thomas Babington Macaulay


Robert Clive was, in Macaulay’s view, the real founder of British power in India. Macaulay himself served on the Governor’s Council in India…

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