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Tactical Studies on the Battles around Plevna

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Thilo Lebrecht Ernst Michael Von Trotha


Tactical Studies on the Battles around Plevna, or in German, Der Kampf um Plewna, examines with a critical eye the actions and engagements o…

George Castriot, surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albania, Books 1–3

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Marin Barleti


This is an early account of the life of George Castriot, Dominus Albaniae; An Albanian princeling and Ottoman military commander who rebelle…

Finland and the Tsars, 1809-1899

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Joseph R. Fisher


Fisher’s treatment of the history of Finland, in the context of its relations with Russia, was released in 1899—at the start of the first at…

France, Spain and the Rif, Part 1

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Walter Burton Harris


The Guerra del Rif—the Rif War. 1921 to 1926. It was the slogging bloody 5-year long climax of Spain’s effort to secure dominion over a terr…

The Honour of the Gout

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Philander Misaurus


This droll and 'enflammatory' pamphelet doth be a grondebreaking worke of musing upon a great aflicktion of Man, upon the better nature of t…

Speeches of Prince Bismarck, Part 1

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Otto von Bismarck and Otto Von Bismarck


A collection of Bismarck’s speeches translated by art historian Edmund von Mach and published in 1914 as part of THE GERMAN CLASSICS—an exte…

France, Spain and the Rif, Part 2

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Walter Burton Harris


The Guerra del Rif—the Rif War. 1921 to 1926. It was the slogging bloody 5-year long climax of Spain’s effort to secure dominion over a terr…

Speeches of Prince Bismarck, Part 2

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Otto Von Bismarck


A collection of Bismarck’s speeches translated by art historian Edmund von Mach and published in 1914 as part of THE GERMAN CLASSICS—an exte…

The “Fortifications for Peace” (1922)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 096

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Kiyoshi 'Karl' Kawakami


"Can we solve the problems confronting us? Well, the answer is an unequivocal and emphatic yes." This quote, from U.S. President R…

Book VII, chapters 29 to 33

In The History of Rome, volume 2

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Titus Livius


The History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) is a history of ancient Rome, written in Latin by Livy (Titus Livius) between 27 and 9 BC, covering th…

The Civilization of Japan (1922)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 095

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Liang Quichao 梁啓超


"A legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean, first mentioned by Plato", is how the 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica descr…

Concerning the Name of Chocolata, and its being universally used (1662)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 099

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Henry Stubbe


"Instead of letting ourselves, at the thought of mealtime, fall into a state of chronic mental flutter that incapacitates us for any se…

Constitutions Agreed Upon by the Committee of the Company of Scotland Trading t…

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 098

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Company of Scotland


"The moment a man attempts to tell the truth as he not only thinks but feels it, what he says becomes charged with that man himself.&qu…