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Prison Life in Andersonville

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John Levi Maile


A firsthand account of the deplorable conditions within the most infamous prisoner-of-war camp of the Confederacy. Though functioning only d…

Dinosaurs, With Special Reference to the American Museum Collections

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William Diller Matthew


America has had a fascination with dinosaurs, particularly since the wild enthusiasm of Jurassic Park and its sequels. The term "dinosa…

Animals of the Past

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Frederic Lucas


Prior to the emergence of paleontology and comparative anatomy as scientific disciplines at the end of the 18th century, it was generally kn…

What the ''Boys'' Did Over There

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Henry Fox


Personal accounts and recollections of soldiers coping with body lice, poisonous gas, rats, and death in the trenches during WWI. - Summary …

An Elementary Study of Insects

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Leonard Haseman


An overview of notable insect groups intended for the young reader. Focus is on economically important insects. (Summary by Jeffery Smith)

The Monitor and the Merrimac: Both sides of the story

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John Worden


The American Civil War lasted four years, from 1861 to 1865. It included some iconic battles that have maintained enough interest to merit r…

Great Testimony against Scientific Cruelty

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Stephen Coleridge


Vivisection is a pejorative term used by opponents of the practice of performing operations on live animals for the purpose of physiological…

Dragons of the Air

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Harry Seeley


Sir Richard Owen coined the term "dinosaur" ("Terrible Reptile" or "Fearfully Great Reptile") in the 19th cent…

Great Britain at War

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Jeffery Farnol


The book follows Jeffery Farnol as he visits a number of key locations around Britain and on the continent, each demonstrating how members o…

The Money Moon: A Romance

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Jeffery Farnol


Rejected in love, the incredibly rich (but appropriately modest) George Bellew walks into a small English village populated with a cast of m…

Lesson VII. -The Nervous System

In The Elements of Anatomy and Physiology

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William Ruschenberger


The Elements of Anatomy and Physiology is one in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. Th…