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22 - Chapter XIII. The Siege of Paris, part 2

In France in the Nineteenth Century

Read by Cate Barratt

Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer

Author Elizabeth Latimer synthesizes notes from a variety of sources to produce this summary of the nation of France in the 19th century. (S…

19- Escape of Clotel

In Clotel, or, The President's Daughter

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William Wells Brown

Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (1814-84), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published…

13 - Chips from the Maelstrom

In Neighbors - Life Stories of the Other Half

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Jacob A. Riis

These stories have come to me from many sources—some from my own experience, others from settlement workers, still others from the records o…

The Fortune-Seekers

In The Great Gold Rush: A Tale of the Klondike

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William Henry Pope Jarvis

Canadian journalist William Jarvis' gently fictionalized work recounts many of the countless fascinating tales of the Klondike Gold Rush in …

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