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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Benjamin Franklin is a man who needs little introduction. He wore many hats over the course of his fascinating life, from that of a printer, to an inventor, to a scientist, to a politician, a founding father...


Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

by Thomas de Quincey Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Thomas De Quincey spent much of his life addicted to the powerful drug opium. This book, first published anonymously in the London Magazine, is the autobiographical account of his addiction. De Quincey’s compelling...


Meditations

by Marcus Aurelius Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was the model of what we call a philosopher-king. Though his rule was troubled by war and conflict, he remained a thoughtful and even-handed ruler.

Meditations...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

John Stuart Mill was a prolific and well-regarded author and philosopher in his day, but perhaps his most enduring work is On Liberty, an essay developed over several years and with significant input from his...


History Education and Conflict Transformation: Social Psychological Theories, History Teaching and Reconciliation

by Charis Psaltis (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This volume discusses the effects, models and implications of history teaching in relation to conflict transformation and reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective. Bringing together a mix of established...


Voices from the Past

by Paul Alexander Bartlett Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Voices from the Past consists of five finely crafted, lyrical novels that portray the inner lives of five extraordinary people: Sappho’s Journal (which includes a preface by Sappho scholar and translator Willis...


Outcasts of Empire

by Paul D. Barclay Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls” in modern Taiwan. Adopting micro- and macrohistorical perspectives, Paul D. Barclay argues...


Essays in Anarchism and Religion

by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Anarchism and religion have historically had an uneasy relationship. Indeed, representatives of both sides have regularly insisted on the fundamental incompatibility of anarchist and religious ideas and practices....


Mirage of Police Reform

by Robert E. Worden University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

In the United States, the exercise of police authority—and the public’s trust that police authority is used properly—is a recurring concern. Contemporary prescriptions for police reform hold that the public...


The World Jewish Congress During the Holocaust

by Zohar Segev De Gruyter (January 30, 2018)

Drawing on hitherto neglected archival materials, Zohar Segev sheds new light on the policy of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) during the Holocaust. Contrary to popular belief, he can show that there was an...


Deep Freeze

by Philipp Bagus Ludwig von Mises Institute (January 30, 2018)

It was a modern thriving economy one day, and then, suddenly, the food disappeared from the shelves, the banks closed, and the ships stopped arriving. Iceland in 2008 experienced an unprecedented economic meltdown...


Blood, Sweat and Tea

by Tom Reynolds Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Blood, Sweat & Tea is a book by ambulance technician Brian Kellett, writing under the pseudonym Tom Reynolds, about life in the London Ambulance Service.

The book is compiled from posts and correspondence from...


Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes Project Gutenberg (January 30, 2018)

'Leviathan' is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every...


A Vietnamese Moses

by George E. Dutton University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

A Vietnamese Moses is the story of Philiphê Bình, a Vietnamese Catholic priest who in 1796 traveled from Tonkin to the Portuguese court in Lisbon to persuade its ruler to appoint a bishop for his community...


Ancient Terracottas from South Italy and Sicily in the J. Paul Getty Museum

by Maria Lucia Ferruzza Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

.In the ancient world, terracotta sculpture was ubiquitous. Readily available and economical—unlike stone suitable for carving—clay allowed artisans to craft figures of remarkable variety and expressiveness....


Why American History Is Not What They Say: An Introduction to Revisionism

by Riggenbach, Jeff Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Jeff Riggenbach's book is a godsend for anyone who needs a crash course in revisionist history of the United States. What is revisionism? It is the retelling of history from a point of view that differs from...


The History Manifesto

by Jo Guldi Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

How should historians speak truth to power - and why does it matter? Why is five hundred years better than five months or five years as a planning horizon? And why is history - especially long-term history -...


The Limits of Patriarchy

by Laura Stark Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In the mid-19th century, letters to newspapers in Finland began to condemn a practice known as home thievery, in which farm mistresses pilfered goods from their farms to sell behind the farm master’s back....


The electrification of Russia, 1880-1926

by Jonathan Coopersmith Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The Electrification of Russia, 1880–1926 is the first full account of the widespread adoption of electricity in Russia, from the beginning in the 1880s to its early years as a state technology under Soviet...


The Evolving Scholarly Record

by Brian Lavoie Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This report presents a framework to help organize and drive discussions about the evolving scholarly record. The framework provides a high-level view of the categories of material the scholarly record potentially...