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A Study Of Army Camp Life During American Revolution

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Mary Hazel Snuff


Housing, Food, Clothing, Health, Sanitation, Recreation, Religion, Duties, Discipline. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the req…

A Soldier's Diary

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Ralph Scott


This 1923 memoir of a World War I soldier (Royal Engineer and hand-to-hand combatant) is a well written much respected first-hand account of…

Owen Wingrave

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Henry James


A young man of good family with a long distinguished military tradition indicates that he will not follow his ancestors' path into the army.…

Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation

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Owen Wister


Padre Ignacio has been the pastor of California mission Santa Ysabel del Mar for twenty years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bri…

The Prodigal Village; A Christmas Tale

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Irving Bacheller


Small town life in early twentieth century New York state. This is a piquant parable of human nature. Bacheller's lightly humorous voice is …

The White Cowl

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James Lane Allen


A Trappist monastery in nineteenth century Kentucky. A young monk. A young woman in distress. Whither? One might want to compare this story …

A Journey in Search of Christmas

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Owen Wister


Cowboy Lin McLean rides into frontier Cheyenne, Wyoming, at Christmastime and learns a powerful meaning of Christmas. Author Owen Wister is …

Elsie And The Child; A Tale Of Riceyman Steps And Other Stories

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Arnold Bennett


Thirteen short stories (1924) by a master story teller of the early twentieth century. His writings, fiction and nonfiction, were popular wi…

Ronald And I; Or Studies From Life

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Alfred Pretor


This is a collection of essays (1899) on English village life in the late nineteenth century. The essay “My Rector” was the focus of some co…

Just William

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Richmal Crompton


William is a mischievous eleven year old who is puzzled by the adult world, which is no less puzzled by him. The humor is gentle and pleasin…

The Great K. & A. Train-Robbery

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Paul Leicester Ford


In this short novel the narrator is a superintendent on the K. & A. railroad, sometime in the late nineteenth century. The train is robb…

Young Readers Science Fiction Stories

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Richard Mace Elam


This 1957 book contains thirteen pre-space-exploration stories for young readers. Some of the details show their dated composition (we now…

Three Days On The Ohio River

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William A Alcott and William A. Alcott


This 1854 narration of a trip upon the Ohio River in a steamboat from Cincinnati to Pittsburg gives a picture of travel in a different time…

Collaboration

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Henry James


It is Paris sometime after the Franco-Prussian War (1870--Germany won--the French Second Republic collapsed--France embittered). A French po…

Sister Dolorosa

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James Lane Allen


A Carmelite convent in Kentucky in the nineteenth century. A beautiful immature nun. A handsome immature visitor. A chance meeting. Whither?…

Walking-Stick Papers

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Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday (1880 – 1947) was an American writer and literary editor. Writer and friend, Christopher Morley, wrote of Holliday…

Tales Of Lonely Trails

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Zane Grey


Western novelist Zane Grey (1872-1939) also wrote nonfiction books about the American West and its country. This 1922 tribute to country he…

The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad

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Various


Charles Dickens started and edited a magazine called All The Year Round, a weekly collection of articles on a wide variety of topics. An an…

Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

The Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And …

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Edward Gilliat


Lively narratives of some of the great siege battles of war. The book was written before World War I, in 1908. Some of the narratives contai…

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