Modern (20th C)

Vietnam: The Advisory Years to 1965

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Robert Futrell

This book explains the policy of the United States and France toward Vietnam beginning after World War II until the beginning of America's e…

A Century of Negro Migration

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Carter Woodson

Dr. Woodson describes the internal migration of African Americans within the United States, including the Northern Migration and the draw of…

Margaret Sanger; an autobiography

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Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger, an advocate for birth control rights, chronicles the story of her struggles, including her times in jail and in exile, in o…

The Backwash Of War: The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An A…

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Ellen Newbold La Motte

Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873–1961) was an American nurse, journalist and author. … and in 1915 volunteered as one of the first American war …

The Cossacks: Their History and Country

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William Penn Cresson

One of the earliest histories of the Cossacks to appear in English, with an emphasis on the exploits of famous Cossack leaders and Cossack s…

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Inv…

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United States House Of Representatives

In September 2005, the House of Representatives created the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to H…

Infamous Day: Marines At Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941

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Robert James Cressman

Historical overview and personal reminiscences published in 1992. Pearl Harbor attack 7 December 1941. Part of U.S. Government U.S. Marine…

Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913

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Harris Newmark

Harris Newmark was personally acquainted with every person and family involved in the founding of the city of Los Angeles, California. He ga…

Prowling About Panama

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George A. Miller

In 1903, Panama became a brand new state in Central America by seceding from Colombia in order to facilitate the construction of the Panama …

Report of the President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island

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President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Is and President'S Commission On The Accident At Three Mile Is

At 4:00 a.m. on March 28, 1979, a serious accident occurred at the Three Mile Island 2 nuclear power plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania. Th…

Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918

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Meriel Buchanan

The author of this work was the daughter of the British ambassador to Russia. She was in St. Petersburg (renamed Petrograd in 1914) from bef…

Neighbourhood – A Year’s Life in and About an English Village

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Tickner Edwardes

If you love the quiet of the country - the real quiet which is not silence at all, but the blending of a myriad scarce-perceptible sounds yo…

Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 3

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Carl Von Ossietzky

Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger [1935], zählte zu den herausragenden Persön…

Preliminary Report on Neo-Fascist and Hate Groups

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House Un-American Activities Committee

A preliminary report to the U. S. Congress on a portion of the subversive activities conducted by two specific Neo-Fascist organizations tha…

Elsie Inglis - The Woman With the Torch

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Eva Shaw McLaren and Eva Shaw Mclaren

This is a brief biography of the Scottish physician and suffragist Dr. Elsie Inglis. Dr. Inglis founded a maternity hospital for the poor…

The World’s Story Volume XV: The World War

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Horatio W. Dresser

This is the last volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story, originally started by Eva March Tappan. This book, edited by Horatio W. D…

Thoughts on South Africa

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Olive Schreiner

'Thoughts on South Africa' is a collection of Schreiner's observations of colonial South Africa in the early 19th century, mostly regarding …

Mark Twain and the Happy Island

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Elizabeth Wallace

This Mark Twain Memoir by Elizabeth Wallace paints an idyllic portrait of his time in Bermuda, not long before his death in 1910. Wallace an…

Red Rubber: The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo

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Edmund Dene Morel

Morel explains the history and formation of the Congo Free State, owned by King Leopold II. However, Morel, a humanitarian, focuses on the a…

Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack

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United States Senate

A joint bipartisan report by the U.S. Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Rules and Administration, addressing security, planning, an…

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