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State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1845 - 1848)

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James K. Polk


The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress,…

Civil War Women, North And South

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Various


This recording comprises two narratives. One is by Cora Mitchel who in 1861 was a girl in her mid-teens. Her Unionist family escaped the C…

A Social History of the American Negro

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Benjamin Griffith Brawley


A comprehensive history of what experiences and influences created the Negro American citizen as we find him at the beginning of the twentie…

St. Clair's Defeat 1791

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Anonymous


St. Clair's defeat was a battle fought between the United States and the Western Confederacy of Native Americans on November 4, 1791, during…

The Aeroplane in War

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Claude Grahame-White


"Although it is still a crude machine—in view of the perfected apparatus which is the aim of thoughtful designers—the aeroplane has dem…

The World’s Story Volume XIV: An Outline of Universal History

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Karl Ploetz


The fourteenth volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story has a different concept than the previous books edited by Eva March Tappan. …

The Cambridge Modern History. Volume 03, The Wars of Religion

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Various


The Cambridge Modern History is a universal history covering the period from 1450 to 1910. It was published in 14 volumes between 1902 and 1…

Charles II

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Osmund Airy


This engaging book is an inestimable resource for any student of the merry monarch, Charles II. "Odd's fish," he said "I am a…

Over Here and Over There

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Harry Zody


In publishing this book I have no intention whatsoever to offer a work of great literary value. As such it would undoubtedly be a failure, …

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 02

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Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne and Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne


Memoirs written by Napoleon's private secretary, "a work based on years of intimate friendship and professional association." (Sum…

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin Mccarthy


The fourth and concluding volume of this history of Victorian Britain opens with the brutal repression in 1865 of a rebellion by ex-slaves i…

The Winnowing Fan: Poems On The Great War

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Robert Laurence Binyon


This little gem of a book contains twelve poems about World War I. There is more to it than its intrinsic value as verse. Edward Elgar (18…

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 03

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Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne


Memoirs written by Napoleon's private secretary, "a work based on years of intimate friendship and professional association." - Su…

The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol 2

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Henry Richard Fox Bourne


Lord Cochrane was a Napoleonic-era sea captain, whose adventures were the source material for many popular series of naval fiction. He start…

The Irish Nuns at Ypres: An Episode of the War

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Dame M. Columban


“…I have charged Dame M. Columban to give a detailed account of all that has befallen the Community, since the coming of the Germans to Ypre…

McClellan's Own Story

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George Brinton Mcclellan and George Brinton McClellan


Memoirs of General George Brinton McClellan, commanding general of the Army of the Potomac during the early years of the American Civil War.…

Above the French Lines

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Stuart Walcott


A collection of letters written by Stuart Walcott while training to be an aviator in France to prepare for combat. Walcott died in his first…

The Life of Washington, Volume 5

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John James Marshall


Volume five of John Marshall's biography follows Washington through his second term ending in the election of John Adams and Washington's re…

Project Horizon: Establishment of a Lunar Outpost

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United States Army


The US national policy on space includes the objective of developing and exploiting this Nation's space capability as necessary to achieve n…

The Gracchi, Marius and Sulla

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A. H. Beesly


During the last half of the second century B.C. Rome was undisputed mistress of the civilized western world. As the British historian, Augus…

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