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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography

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Booker T. Washington


Up From Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War…

J'accuse...!

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Émile Zola


J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'A…

The Federalist Papers

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James Madison


The Federalist Papers (correctly known as The Federalist) are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Const…

Hannibal

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass.…

History of Julius Caesar

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Jacob Abbott


The book chronicles the extraordinary life and leadership of Rome’s Emperor Julius Caesar, from his early years to his assassination. (Summa…

Comic History of the United States

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Bill Nye


This text takes the reader on a comical journey from the time of the first European settlement through the Civil War. The author's caustic w…

Laws

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Plato


Laws (Greek: Νόμοι) is Plato's last and longest dialogue. It is generally agreed that Plato wrote this dialogue as an older man, having fail…

The Origins of Christianity

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Thomas Whittaker


The full title of this book is The Origins of Christianity with an Outline of Van Manen’s Analysis of The Pauline Literature. Willem Christi…

Egyptian Tales, translated from the Papyri, Series One

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William Matthew Flinders Petrie


Brief, and in some cases incomplete, stories of magic from ancient Egypt. (Summary by Timothy Ferguson)

History of Billy the Kid

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Charles A. Siringo


A cowboy outlaw whose youthful daring has never been equalled in the annals of criminal history.When a bullet pierced his heart he was less …

Queen Elizabeth

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

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Ignatius Loyola Donnelly


"Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a book published during 1882 by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly, who was born i…

Divine Healing

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Andrew Murray


Andrew Murray’s practical and devotional writings on the Bible have been a help and blessing to Christian believers for more than a century.…

The Story of Joan of Arc

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Andrew Lang


Joan of Arc is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. Claiming divine guidance, she led the French army to several important v…

Indian Heroes and Great Chieftans

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Charles Alexander Eastman


EVERY age, every race, has its leaders and heroes. There were over sixty distinct tribes of Indians on this continent, each of which boasted…

Common Sense (version 2)

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Thomas Paine


Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution because of Common Sense, the pro-independence monograph pamphlet…

Abide in Christ

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Andrew Murray


Towards the close of his ministry on earth, Jesus taught his disciples of the need for them to abide in Him. This word "abide" spe…

George Washington

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Calista McCabe Courtenay


In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military care…

Os Sertões

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Euclides Da Cunha


Os Sertões é um livro brasileiro, escrito por Euclides da Cunha e publicado em 1902. Trata da Guerra de Canudos (1896-1897), n…

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