Social Science

A Social History of the American Negro

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Benjamin Griffith Brawley


A comprehensive history of what experiences and influences created the Negro American citizen as we find him at the beginning of the twentie…

The Child in the Midst: A Comparative Study of Child Welfare in Christian and N…

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Mary Shauffler Labaree


Chapters follow the progression of a child from birth through working years.Thus, Chapter 1 traces the child from newborn to toddler stage i…

Glimpses of Italian society in the eighteenth century

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Hester Lynch Piozzi


Selections from the "Observations and reflections made in the course of a journey through France, Italy, and Germany" by Hester Ly…

Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix

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Francis Tiffany


A biography of a woman who advocated for the humane treatment of people with mental illness. As a young woman travelling overseas, Dorothea …

Porto Rico: The Land of the Rich Port

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Joseph B. Seabury


Puerto Rico was acquired by the United States in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. This volume was written in 1903 as Book XII in the…

Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

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Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments and Advisory Committee On Human Radiation Experiments


Researchers in the United States have performed thousands of human radiation experiments to determine the effects of atomic radiation and ra…

The Religious Experience of the Roman People

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W. Warde Fowler


A series of lectures delivered by Professor Fowler at Edinburgh University for a public audience, concerning the development and decay of t…

Women of America

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John Ruse Larus


The present volume completes the story of woman as told in the series of which it forms part. The history of nations is, in its ultimate ana…

The Colored People of Chicago

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Louise DeKoven Bowen and Louise Dekoven Bowen


This book presents a summary of the findings conducted by the the Juvenile Protective Association in Chicago before the changes brought on b…

Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome

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William Henry Samuel Jones


This short book has the objective of showing how important it is to stamp out malaria as soon as possible. Unlike a plague that suddenly tak…

The Life of Clara Barton - Volume 2

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William E. Barton


Clarissa Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She was a h…

Mental and Moral Heredity in Royalty. A Statistical Study in History and Psycho…

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Frederick Adams Woods


Frederick Adams Woods examined the biographical records and family trees of the great dynasties of Europe, judging and comparing their moral…

Among Cannibals

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Carl Lumholtz


From 1880-1883, the author undertook an academic expedition to Australia, with the purpose of recording zoological phenomena. While there, h…

The Negro Laborer: A Word to Him

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William H. Councill


William H. Councill, former slave and contemporary of Booker T. Washington was founder of Huntsville Normal School, now Alabama Agricultural…

Genetic Studies of Genius, Volume 1: Mental and Physical Traits of a Thousand G…

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Lewis Terman


It should go without saying that a nation's resources of intellectual talent are among the most precious it will ever have. The study of the…

More Australian Legendary Tales

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K. Langloh Parker


The present series of legends have all been collected by myself from the Blacks, as were the previous ones. But in this instance, I had much…

Woman and the Republic

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Helen Johnson


First published in 1897, the book is considered to be the best summary of the arguments against woman suffrage. It allows readers to underst…

The Alps, the Danube and the Near East

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Frank G. Carpenter


Journeying through many countries including Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Switzerland and Greece, the author gives an in-depth account of many …

Tea and Tea Drinking

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Alfred Arthur Reade


Not a complete history of tea, but a pleasant diversion concerning tea, the pleasures found in its drinking, effects, benefits, cautions, et…

The Woman Movement

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Ellen Key


Ellen Key's 'The Woman movement' follows the development of the feminist movement striving towards a greater emancipation of women in the pu…

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