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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…

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 Aeroplane in War

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Claude Grahame-White


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

The Mob Violence and the American Negro: My Experience in the Sunny South

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Velley Lester


According to the author of the Preface, "Mr. Lester is also zealous to bring about a better relation and a better understanding between…

Imperium in Imperio: A Study of the Negro Race Problem

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Sutton Griggs


Imperium in Imperio is a historical fiction novel by Sutton Griggs, published in 1899. The novel covers the life of Belton Piedmont, an educ…

In Old Plantation Days

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

St. Elmo

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Augusta Jane Evans


Written in prose and full of references to religion and mythology, this book tells the love story between St. Elmo and Edna. He is cynical a…

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…

The Chronicles of America Volume 11 - Eve of the Revolution

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Carl L. Becker


Here is a look at the evolution of thought and events that led Benjamin Franklin to make this statement: "British subjects, by removing…

The Garies and their Friends

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Frank Webb


The book which now appears before the public may be of interest in relation to a question which the late agitation of the subject of slavery…

Rousseau and Education According to Nature

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Thomas Davidson


In my Volume on Aristotle in this series, I tried to give an account of ancient, classical, and social Education; in the present volume I ha…

The Passing of the Great Race

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Madison Grant


The rapidly growing appreciation of the importance of race during the last few years, the study of the influence of race on nationality as s…

William Lloyd Garrison, the Abolitionist

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Archibald Grimké


"THE author of this volume desires . . . to say . . . that it is his earnest hope that this record of a hero may be an aid to brave and…

Savage Holiday

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Richard Wright


Savage Holiday is an unforgettable story--a high tension drama that throbs with suspense and shows the reader what it's like to be Erskine F…

The Life of Washington, Volume 4

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John James Marshall


This fourth volume covers the final battles and the peace conditions of the war, Washington at home, Washington as first President, and the …

The Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America

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W. E. B. Du Bois


This essay is an attempt to set forth more clearly than has hitherto been done the effect which the Negro has had upon American life. Its th…

The Fortunes of Nigel

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Sir Walter Scott


During the turbulent moment in English history involving King James 1 and 6, Nigel Olifaunt, a Scottish lord, seeks to protect his family ho…

Sree Krishna, The Lord of Love

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Baba Premanand Bharati


I beg to present this my humble work to the English reader. It is the history of the Universe from its birth to its dissolution. I have expl…

Sowing and Reaping

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Frances E. W. Harper


This novel is subtitled A Temperance Story, which identifies explicitly the focus of the work. Frances Harper is a Christian moralist and us…

Wild Bird Guests

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Ernest Baynes


How to entertain them; with chapters on the destruction of birds, their economic and aesthetic values, suggestions for dealing with their en…

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