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The Life of Washington, Volume 3

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John James Marshall


Volume 3 of The Life continues the Revolutionary War from the incursion into Jersey in 1778 to its conclusion with the surrender of Lord Cor…

The Life of Washington, Volume 2

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John James Marshall


Volume 2 of The Life begins with some early biography, but moves quickly to Washington's military career as a colonel in the battles against…

Biography of an American Bondman, By His Daughter

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Josephine Brown


Josephine Brown's Biography of an American Bondsman faithfully follows the trajectory of her father's life as previously explored in his own…

Antic Hay

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Aldous Huxley


The epigram to this work from Christoher Marlowe applies to the plot of this story: "My men like satyrs grazing on the lawns / Shall wi…

The Aftermath of Slavery

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William A. Sinclair


This work describes conditions and forces the black population of the South faced after freedom was brought by the Civil War. As Sinclair pu…

The Chouans

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Honoré de Balzac


Les Chouans is one of the novels in Balzac's series La Comedie Humaine. Its ostensible focus is a historical military conflict, but it also …

The Chronicles of America Volume 13 - The Fathers of the Constitution

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Max Farrand


In this next installment of the Chronicles of America, Farrand takes American history from peace treaty, to trade, to confederation, to furt…

Transition

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Emma Francis Brooke


Honora Klaper is beautiful, distinguished, smart, and charming. A woman who turns heads. She is on an errand. No, it is not an errand to get…

The Chronicles of America Volume 04 - Crusaders of New France

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William Bennett Munro


The previous volumes in the Chronicles of America series placed Spain and England at the fore in the discovery and development of the New Wo…

The Frozen North

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Richard Mayde


It is in this world that Mayde has created his fascinating The Frozen North: "Great as are the barren grounds, or tundri, as they are c…

The Chronicles of America Volume 07 - Dutch and English on the Hudson

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Maud Wilder Goodwin


Geography is the maker of history. The course of Dutch settlement in America was predetermined by a river which runs its length of a hundred…

Cock-House at Fellsgarth

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Talbot Baines Reed


A classic English Public School story with all the usual suspects: unruly juniors, wise upper form boys, and an outcast. Summary by Von

The Chronicles of America Volume 12 - Washington and his Comrades in Arms

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George Wrong


This twelfth volume in the Chronicles of America (series) follows the lengthy and difficult war against England for independence as led by G…

The Chronicles of America Volume 14 - Washington and His Colleagues

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Henry Jones Ford


This next volume of the Chronicles of American series investigates Washington's development in the day to day world the various dimensions o…

The Chronicles of America Volume 10 - Conquest of New France

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George Wrong


The English colonies, holding a great stretch of the Atlantic seaboard, increased in number and power. New France also grew stronger. The st…

Minnie's Sacrifice

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Frances E. W. Harper


Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Lou…

The Chronicles of America Volume 15 - Jefferson and his Colleagues

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Allen Johnson


In this volume, we have the Virginia Dynasty of presidents: Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. America at this time was involved in expansion w…

Paul Clifford

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Most men who with some earnestness of mind examine into the mysteries of our social state will perhaps pass through that stage of self-educa…

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…

Virginia

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Ellen Glasgow


Virginia does everything right: she attends a finishing school, marries the first man who proposes, and devotes her life to her husband and …

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