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The Chronicles of America Volume 15 - Jefferson and his Colleagues

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Allen Johnson


In this volume, we have the Virginia Dynasty of presidents: Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. America at this time was involved in expansion w…

The Aeroplane in War

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Claude Grahame-White


"Although it is still a crude machine—in view of the perfected apparatus which is the aim of thoughtful designers—the aeroplane has dem…

Imperium in Imperio: A Study of the Negro Race Problem

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Sutton Griggs


Imperium in Imperio is a historical fiction novel by Sutton Griggs, published in 1899. The novel covers the life of Belton Piedmont, an educ…

St. Elmo

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Augusta Jane Evans


Written in prose and full of references to religion and mythology, this book tells the love story between St. Elmo and Edna. He is cynical a…

The Life of Washington, Volume 5

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John James Marshall


Volume five of John Marshall's biography follows Washington through his second term ending in the election of John Adams and Washington's re…

The Chronicles of America Volume 11 - Eve of the Revolution

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Carl L. Becker


Here is a look at the evolution of thought and events that led Benjamin Franklin to make this statement: "British subjects, by removing…

In Old Plantation Days

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III

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François Rabelais


The five-volume work chronicling the adventures of father Gargantua and son Pantagruel is a vehicle for Rabelais' satire of sixteenth-centur…

William Lloyd Garrison, the Abolitionist

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Archibald Grimké


"THE author of this volume desires . . . to say . . . that it is his earnest hope that this record of a hero may be an aid to brave and…

The Garies and their Friends

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Frank Webb


The book which now appears before the public may be of interest in relation to a question which the late agitation of the subject of slavery…

Sowing and Reaping

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Frances E. W. Harper


This novel is subtitled A Temperance Story, which identifies explicitly the focus of the work. Frances Harper is a Christian moralist and us…

Wild Bird Guests

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Ernest Baynes


How to entertain them; with chapters on the destruction of birds, their economic and aesthetic values, suggestions for dealing with their en…

The Fortunes of Nigel

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Sir Walter Scott


During the turbulent moment in English history involving King James 1 and 6, Nigel Olifaunt, a Scottish lord, seeks to protect his family ho…

The Life of Washington, Volume 4

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John James Marshall


This fourth volume covers the final battles and the peace conditions of the war, Washington at home, Washington as first President, and the …

The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study

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W. E. B. Du Bois


In November, 1897, I submitted to the American Academy of Political and Social Science a plan for the study of Negro problems. This work is …

Rousseau and Education According to Nature

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Thomas Davidson


In my Volume on Aristotle in this series, I tried to give an account of ancient, classical, and social Education; in the present volume I ha…

The Uncalled

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


Orphaned Freddie Brent ends up adopted by an old local Christian lady who knows nothing about raising a child. And matters are worsened by h…

Sree Krishna, The Lord of Love

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Baba Premanand Bharati


I beg to present this my humble work to the English reader. It is the history of the Universe from its birth to its dissolution. I have expl…

Finding a Way Out: An Autobiography

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Robert R. Moton


He says about this work: "I have tried to record the events that have given character and colour to my own life, and at the same time t…

The Forged Note: A Romance of the Darker Races

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Oscar Micheaux


This novel investigates the black urban community of the early twentieth century, highlighting the base degradation and violence there. But …

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