Social Science

Revolted Woman

Read by Bev J Stevens


Charles George Harper


One man's opinion of woman in 1894. Charles Harper believes in the superiority of the male sex and the subordination of the female. He pai…

De l'Allemagne

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Madame Germaine De Staël


Toute l'érudition littéraire si variée et étendue, et les convictions politiques de Madame Germaine de Staë…

Anno 2070: een blik in de toekomst

Read by Marcel Coenders


Pieter Harting


Een schrijver die vrij hardhandig met de nukken en grillen van de toekomst kennis maakte, was de negentiende-eeuwse professor Pieter Harting…

California Sketches New And Old

Read by David Wales


Oscar Penn Fitzgerald


Here we meet all sorts of characters and situations in California’s early history: gunmen, outlaws, lynch mobs, raging storms, mining camps,…

The Domestic Slave Trade Of The Southern States

Read by David Wales


Winfield Hazlitt Collins


This 1904 history of slavery in the southeastern United States reflects the state of knowledge at that time, of course. The text contains s…

Woman and War

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Olive Schreiner


Olive Schreiner was a South African writer born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She is credited with being the first Inte…

The Measurement of Intelligence

Read by Leon Harvey


Lewis Terman


An explanation of and a completed guide for the use of the Stanford revision and the Simon Binford intelligence test - Summary by the solois…

Greek Literature

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Henry Julius Wetenhall Tillyard


"The Greeks were the most intellectual people of the old world. … The study of Greek literature is therefore a proper element in a libe…

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume III

Read by John Greenman


Albert Bigelow Paine


This work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain for over a hundred years. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April …

Manners and Rules of Good Society; Or, Solecisms to be Avoided by a Member of t…

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Anonymous


The title of this work sufficiently indicates the nature of its contents. The Usages of Good Society relate not only to good manners and to …

Christmas and Christmas Lore

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Thomas G. Crippen


For above forty years I have been a diligent collector of history, tradition, legend, custom, or folklore, whether from familiar or unfamili…

A Japanese Boy

Read by Phil Chenevert


Shigemi Shiukichi


The life of a Japanese boy in the late 1800's and early 1900's, told simply and beautifully. This isn't about civilizations and governments,…

London Labour and the London Poor Volume I

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Mayhew


Subtitled, "A Cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work.&…

What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

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John Dutton Wright


Wright, a pioneer in the education of the deaf, was a strong advocate for acoustic and auricular training. In this little book, he tries to …

An Inquiry into the Effects of Ardent Spirits upon the Human Body and Mind, wit…

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Dr. Benjamin Rush


Written when the United States extended only to the Mississippi River, by one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, this short …

Cuban Folk Lore

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L. Roy Terwilliger


The author gives a first-hand look at unusual and arguably primitive customs on the island of Cuba. He uncovers a strange and unique blend o…

Oracles of Nostradamus

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Charles A. Ward


Charles A. Ward was considered one of the most knowledgeable in his studies of the prophecies of Nostradamus. Ward viewed the prophecies of …

The Golden Bough: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings, Volume 2

Read by Leon Harvey


James Frazer


The second volume in Frazer's seminal 12 volume set on anthropology and traditional systems of belief. The superstition and magical purpose …

Towards Democracy

Read by Sue Anderson


Edward Carpenter


“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

Americans All, Immigrants All

Read by Mark F. Smith


U. S. Department Of The Interior Office Of Education


The United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education partnered with the Columbia Broadcasting System to present a series of 26 …

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