Politics

The Philippics

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 1

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Friedrich Schiller


The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Writ…

The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln

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Francis Fisher Browne


This detailed biography covers the places in Lincoln's life: Indiana, Illinois, Washington. It also traces his various roles as storekeeper,…

Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765)

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William Blackstone


~ BOOK THE FIRST ~ The Commentaries on the Laws of England are an influential 18th century treatise on the common law of England by Sir Wil…

Areopagitica

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John Milton


A prose tract or polemic by John Milton, published November 23, 1644, at the height of the English Civil War... Milton, though a supporter o…

Woman and the New Race

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Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator and nurse who became one of the leading birth control activists of her time, having at one poin…

The Small House at Allington

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Anthony Trollope


Fifth novel in the Barsetshire series, The Small House at Allington is largely focused on the Small House's inhabitants, Mrs. Dale and her t…

Phineas Finn the Irish Member

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Anthony Trollope


Phineas Finn is the sequel to “Can you Forgive Her?” and the second novel in Trollope’s Palliser series. The eponymous hero is a young Irish…

Constitución Española de 1978

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Las Cortes Y El Pueblo Español


Constitución vigente en España actualmente, fruto de la Transición a la democracia tras la muerte de Francisco Franco. …

An Address to Free Colored Americans

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An Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women


The first Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women met in New York City in May, 1837. Members at the Convention came from all walks of life…

Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection Vol. 1

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Charles Dickens


The Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary Collection comprises short works previously unrecorded for LibriVox - fiction, essays, poetry, letters…

The Facts of Reconstruction

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John R. Lynch


After the American Civil War, John R. Lynch, who had been a slave in Mississippi, began his political career in 1869 by first becoming Justi…

The Life and Death of King John

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William Shakespeare


The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled 1199–1216), son…

Moving the Mountain

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Moving the Mountain is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodica…

Selected House of Commons Speeches

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Winston S. Churchill


Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during W…

What Prohibition Has Done to America

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Fabian Franklin


In What Prohibition Has Done to America, Fabian Franklin presents a concise but forceful argument against the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.…

Woman in the Nineteenth Century

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Margaret Fuller


Margaret Fuller was an American feminist, writer, and intellectual associated with the Transcendentalist movement. Her book Woman in the Nin…

The Wanderer

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Frances Burney


This is the fourth and final novel by Fanny Burney, the author of Evelina, Cecilia, and Camilla. "Who is "Miss Ellis?" Why di…

Noli Me Tangere (The Social Cancer)

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José Rizal


Noli Me Tangere (Latin for Touch Me Not) is a novel by the National Hero of the Philippines, Dr. José Rizal. It was originally writte…

Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War

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Eugenia Dunlap Potts


While claiming to be historical papers on the causes of the United States Civil War, the author indulges in some Slavery Apologetics. An int…

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