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The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 2. Taboo and the Perils o…

Read by Leon Harvey


James Frazer


The third volume of The Golden Bough. The term Taboo is one of the very few words which the English language has borrowed from the speech of…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 5. The Spirits Of The Cor…

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James Frazer


The seventh volume in The Golden Bough series by Sir James George Frazer. The figure of the dying and reviving god in Oriental religions of …

The psychic life of micro-organisms : a study in experimental psychology

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Alfred Binet


Described by Binet as a branch of psychology little known, he endeavoured in the following essay upon Micro-organisms, to show that psycholo…

The Revolutions of Civilization

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William Matthew Flinders Petrie


British archaeologist & Egyptologist, Flinders Petrie, discusses the history of civilization in Egypt, Greece, Rome & medieval Europ…

Weather Influences

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Edwin Grant Dexter


An empirical study of the mental and physiological effects of definite meteorological conditions. The seasonal and daily climatic changes th…

Is War Diminishing?

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Frederick Adams Woods


A study In the prevalence of war in Europe from 1400 to the present day. This small book summarises historical periods of peace compared to …

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 5. Spirits Of The Corn An…

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James Frazer


The eighth volume in The Golden Bough collection, and second volume of The Spirits of the Corn and of the Wild. The investigations into the …

Civilization and Climate

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Ellsworth Huntington


This book presents the science of geography one step further than just the physical features of the earth's surface. The relationship betwee…

World-Power and Evolution

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Ellsworth Huntington


Every important aspect of human knowledge must be considered in its relation to both space and time. In "Civilization and Climate"…

The Beggars of Paris

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Louis Paulian


Here, as in France, begging is made a profession. And it is very important that the public should realize the fact, that ' thoughtless almsg…

Genetic Studies of Genius Volume 2: The Early Mental Traits of Three Hundred Ge…

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Catharine Cox Miles


The second volume in the longitudinal study of gifted children in the United States of America supervised by Lewis Terman. An extensive disc…

The Boise Survey

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Jesse Brundage Sears


A complete survey of the Independent Boise School District, Boise, Idaho was conducted over two weeks, with the purpose to study and observe…

Rural Improvement

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Frank Albert Waugh


The principles of civic art applied to rural conditions including village improvement and the betterment of the open country. Big issues are…

The Northward Course of Empire

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Vilhjalmur Stefansson


The Northward Course of Empire was written to promote the idea of a new wave of civil expansion into the Arctic Circle, a region generally c…

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