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What Makes the Trolley Car Go

by William Jr Baxter Editions Le Mono (July 03, 2017)

This Historical Essay is published by "History and Civilization Collection".

"Of all the wonderful operations accomplished by the aid of electricity, none so completely mystifies the beholder as the action...


Paleolithic Man and his Descendants in America

by History and Civilization Collection Editions Le Mono (July 03, 2017)

This book deals with the history of Paleolithic man and his descendants in America.

"As the centuries rolled by, and the river lessened in bulk, until it but little more than filled its present channel, there...


History and Evolution of the Automobile

by William Jr Baxter Editions Le Mono (July 03, 2017)

This book presents the history of the automobile and its evolution.

The 19th century is marked by unparalleled advances in science and its applications to the industrial arts. The automobile is looked upon...


The Maya : Civilization, Customs and Superstitions

by Collection Editions Le Mono (June 25, 2017)

This book deals with the story of the Maya : their Civilization, Customs and Legends.

The ancient Maya emerged probably during the first or second century of the Christian Era. In general it may be said that...


The Incas : Story of their Astronomy and Civilization

by Collection Editions Le Mono (June 25, 2017)

The Incas Civilization flourished in 15th century A.D. until its conquest by the Spanish in the 1530s. Their empire extended across western South America. It’s described as the largest empire ever seen in...


History of the Babylonian Empire

by History and Civilization Collection Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

Babylon is considered as the third great empire of the history after Egypt and Assyria...

The territory of Babylon lies diagonally from northwest to southeast, between 30° and 33° N. lat., and 44° and 48°...


History of Education in England

by James de Montmorency Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

The history of education in England is a subject of profound interest and of singular importance; for it is intimately associated with all the great crises of the national life, and exhibits, as no other subject...


History of Centenarians and Lessons from their Habits

by Collection Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

This book deals with the history of Centenarians and Lessons from their Habits.

"... as has been well said, "the harmonious development of the many-sided aspects of man is conducive to health and the prolongation...


General History of Alaska

by Collection Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

Alaska is the largest state of the United States of America; occupying the extreme northwestern part of North America and the adjacent islands. In the dialect of the natives first encountered by the Russian...


Early History of Fire

by John A. Garver & N. Joly Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

The most important discovery ever made by man was the use of fire. It was, in fact, a giant stride on the road to civilization.

“Tylor E.B. gives interesting details about the discovery of fire, and the various...


Civilization and Science

by Emil Du Bois-Reymond Editions Le Mono (June 23, 2017)

"The relation of man to Nature primordially and of savage races in the present day is, as we know, very different from what it has been represented to be by poets and philosophers. In the delightful pictures...


The Rights of Property

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 26, 2017)

What is the origin of the rights of property and how it evolved? Why Rights of Property? “In the joint enterprise of making a living, human beings not only potentiate but they also stimulate one another. The...


The Influence of Race in History

by Philip V.N. Myers & Gustave Le Bon Editions Le Mono (January 24, 2017)

Among the factors which determine the birth and development of the basic elements of a civilization, one of the most important — perhaps the most important because it represents the synthesis of all the others...


Origin of the Weeks and Calendar

by William Foester & Alfred B. Ellis Editions Le Mono (January 24, 2017)

The origin of the seven-day week is one of the great mysteries in the human history. Many of us don’t know which process had determined this seven-day week that rules our life and activities.

The English names...


Napoleon

by LM Publishers & Ida M. Tardell Editions Le Mono (January 24, 2017)

This book presents the general history of Napoleon Bonaparte the great Emperor of France: his life, his expeditions and addresses. "Among the eminent persons of the nineteenth century, Napoleon Bonaparte is...


Madagascar

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 23, 2017)

Madagascar, that some called the Great Britain of Africa, is one of the largest islands in the world. It is said to have been discovered by Europeans in the year 1506. By the Portuguese it was called the island...


Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc)

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 23, 2017)

Jeanne d’Arc (Joan the Arc) is a national heroine of France who asserted that she had visions from God which instructed her to recover her homeland France from English domination. She led the French army to...


History of Natchez Indians of America

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 23, 2017)

The Natchez are a tribe of American Indians who lived in the area of the present town of Natchez in Mississippi. The Natchez were people inhabiting that part of America called Florida by the first discoverers....


History of American Grapes Domestication and Wine-Making

by Robert Lee J. Vance, . Collection & Ulysse P. Hedrick Editions Le Mono (January 23, 2017)

“There are about forty species of grapes in the world, more than half of which are found in North America. A statement of the difference between European and American grapes shows why American viticulturists...


The Franks

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

Who were the Franks? Anyone who wants to know the history of European nations, must read the history of the Franks. Beyond the Roman Empire, the foundation of medieval Europe also depends on the Franks whose...


Education of the Blind and Development of the Braille System

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

For centuries the blind were regarded as objects of pity and as unfortunate beings. No interest had been manifested in the education of the blind. This book presents how evolved the situation of the Blinds and...


Education of Deaf-Mute and Development of the Sign Language

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

For a long period of years, a child who was born deaf or blind has been called a defective. The belief that the deaf and blind could not be educated was so universal that within the last century they were actually...


Clovis

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

Clovis came to rule over a larger country than any Gaulish chief had ever done and it was a country which was worth governing. He called himself King of the Franks, but I think you had better emember him by...


Charles Martel

by History and Civilization Collection & . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 20, 2017)

Charles Martel is generally considered as the Frankish Military Leader who defeated the Moslem army and stopped the great movement of Arab conquest in Europe. His victory during the battle of Tours (also called...


A History of Zuni Indians of America

by Frank H, John G, Francis Klett & Andrew A Editions Le Mono (January 19, 2017)

The Zuni Indians are Native Americans; a Pueblo tribe residing at Zuni on the bank of the Rio Zuni near the boundary of New Mexico, and in the adjoining villages of Nutria, Ojo Caliente, and Pescado. They were...


History of Banking in the United States

by Graham W. Sumner Editions Le Mono (November 20, 2016)

This book presents the beginning and development of Banks in the United States.

“The term "bank" was used in the American colonies from the very beginning of the settlement, in the sense of a pile or heap....


The Panama Canal

by William H. Burr Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

The Panama route as a line of transit across the isthmus was established, as near as can be determined, between 1517 and 1520. The first settlement, at the site of the town of old Panama, six or seven miles...


The Modern Nursing

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

The development of sick-nursing is one of the most notable features of modern social life. This book presents the history of the modern nursing and its development by a pioneer nurse named Florence Nightingale....


The Ice Age

by Alfred Russel Wallace Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

Alfred Russel Wallace was a British naturalist, considered as one of the greatest thinkers of the 19th century.

This book treating about the Ice Age and its work, is one of his contributions to explain how...


The Discovery of Alcohol

by Pierre E. Berthelot Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

Alcohol is an important factor in modern civilizations, the source of great revenues to states, and of immense wealth to those who deal in products containing it. While wine, beer, hydromel, etc., have been...


The Development of Pottery Industry in America

by Edwin A. Barber Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

This book presents the Development of Pottery Industry in America since Columbus.

The first European settlers found the American natives proficient in the manufacture of earthen vessels, and we would not be...


The Aborigines of Minnesota and their Migrations

by John W. Willis & Newton H. Winchell Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

It is the purpose of this paper to treat of the movements of american arborigenes and their migrations, and to show how it affected Minnesota.

Before its explorations by white men, the Minnesota was inhabited...


Story of Pocahontas

by James Baldwin & Charles D. Warner Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

There was once a very brave man whose name was John Smith. He came to this country many years ago, when there were great woods everywhere, and many wild beasts and Indians. Many tales are told of his adventures,...


Story of Charlemagne

by James Baldwin, John H. Haaren & Charles Morris Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

"Charlemagne was a tall man, with long, flowing beard, and of noble appearance. He dressed in very simple style; but when he went into battle he wore armor, as was the custom for kings and nobles, and often...


Savagism and Civilization

by Hubert Howe Bancroft Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

What is civilization? What is the act of civilizing? To reclaim from a savage or barbarous state; to educate; to refine? What is a savage or barbarous state? A wild, uncultivated state; a state of Nature?......


Royal Children of English History

by Edith Nesbit Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

This book presents the history of Royal Children of Kingdom of England.

- Alfred the Great

- Prince Arthur

- Henry the Third

- The First Prince of Wales

- Edward the Black Prince

- Henry the Fifth and the...


Outlines from the History of Education

by Richardson W. Benedict Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

This book presents the History of Education with some objective outlines.

Upon the subjects of education and religion, almost everyone believes he has something to say. It is noticeable also that this belief...


Life Insurance : Origin and History

by Theodore Wehle Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF LIFE INSURANCE.

"Among the nations of antiquity, the Romans were the first to make an effort to arrive at a law of mortality. To this they were led indirectly by their highly developed...


Increase and Movement of the Colored Population

by John S. Patterson Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

This book presents the Increase and Movement of the Colored Population in the History of United States.

The problem of races in the United States is one of growing interest and of great practical moment; that...


History of Paleontology

by Charles O. Marsh & Thomas H. Huxley Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

What is life? This question gives a new interest to every department of science that relates to life in any form, and the history of life offers a most suggestive field for research. The paleontology took its...


History of Engineering

by R. Henry Thurston & John Hawkshaw Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

The progress of engineering works has already in our time been prodigious.

As to the future, we know we cannot create a force; we can, and no doubt shall, greatly improve the application of those with which...


History of Assyria

by P. Van Ness Myers & F. E. Lenormant & Chevallier Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

Assyria was a great and powerful country lying on the Tigris. A mountainous region extending as far as to the high mountain range of Armenia, the Gordiaean or Carduchian mountains.

"The capital of Assyria was...


History and Evolution of Colonies

by James Collier Editions Le Mono (October 19, 2016)

Colonization is the national mode of self-reproduction, and here again extension and multiplication are inseparable.

Colonies have many origins. Usually, the establishment of commercial relations with indigenous...


Ghost Worship

by Charles Grant Allan Editions Le Mono (October 18, 2016)

The ghost in fact plays in the ideas of early man the same part that guano and phosphates play today in the ideas of the educated scientific farmer...

Furthermore, another connection may be shown to exist between...


Galileo : the Scientific Revolution

by Edward Singleton Holden Editions Le Mono (October 18, 2016)

Galileo Galilei, known as the father of Science, is a famous astronomer, philosopher and mathematician who played an important role in the scientific revolution. He was accused of blasphemy and impiety after...


An Antidote against Atheism (Vol.1)

by Henry More Editions Le Mono (October 18, 2016)

This book is considered as the earliest contributions to natural philosophy.

Philosopher and theologian, Henry More used the details of the mechanical philosophy, as developed by René Descartes or Robert Boyle,...


The development of Wool and Textile Industry in America since Columbus

by S. Newton Dexter North Editions Le Mono (October 18, 2016)

This book presents the development of Wool and Textile industry in America. "Until the year 1840 the wool manufacture of the United States was exclusively confined to the woolen form. In that year the first...


Beginnings in Science and its Teaching

by Collier Cobb & James J. Walsh Editions Le Mono (October 18, 2016)

The medieval universities and the school-men who taught sciences have been particularly blamed for their failure to occupy themselves with realities instead of with speculation. We are coming to recognize their...


The Evolution of Dancing

by Robert Lee J. Vance Editions Le Mono (September 09, 2016)

This book relates the evolution of dancing, with illustrations of dancers and style of dance. Dancing, as an art, has been of gradual growth, and subject to the law of evolution. ... Folk-dancing was the first...


The American Origin of Agriculture

by O. Fuller Cook Editions Le Mono (September 09, 2016)

With the exception of the banana, the cultivated plants which were shared with America by the natives of the islands of the Pacific and of the old world tropics appear to be of American origin, and the wide...