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Astoria

by Washington Irving Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Astoria by Washington Irving examines the history of the Rocky Mountain Fur trade with a look at John Jacob Astor's American Fur Trade company.


A Yankee in Canada

by Henry David Thoreau Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

In the fall of 1850, Henry David Thoreau briefly visited Quebec with Ellery Channing. In this book, Thoreau describes the cities and homes, people and customs, and rivers and plants of that part of Canada.

He...


On the Origin of Species, 6th Edition

by Charles Darwin Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published.


Common Sense

by Thomas Paine Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Enormously popular and widely read pamphlet, first published in January of 1776, clearly and persuasively argues for American separation from Great Britain and paves the way for the Declaration of Independence....


Life On The Mississippi

by Mark Twain Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before and after the American Civil War. The book begins with a brief history of the river....


King John

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

King John of England is pitted against the united powers of France, Brittany, Austria and the papacy. Will England be destroyed by his fatal indecision? As alliances are made, broken and remade, the paranoid...


Richard II

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred...


Henry IV, Part 1

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

David Scott Kastan lucidly explores the remarkable richness and the ambitious design of King Henry IV Part 1 and shows how these complicate any easy sense of what kind of play it is. Conventionally regarded...


Henry VIII

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth is a history play by William Shakespeare, based on the life of Henry VIII of England. An alternative title, All is True, is recorded in contemporary documents,...


Henry VI, Part 2

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, or Henry VI, Part 2, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 1590-91. It is the second part of the trilogy on Henry VI, and often grouped...


Henry VI, Part 3

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Henry the Sixth, Part 3, is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1590, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. It prepares the ground for one of his best-known...


Henry IV, Part 2

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Powerful rebels are mustering their forces to topple the aging King Henry IV from his throne. Their success seems assured because the dying king cannot depend upon his son and heir Prince Hal. Instead, King...


Titus Andronicus

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Titus Andronicus may be Shakespeare's earliest tragedy; it is believed to have been written sometime between 1584 and the early 1590s. It depicts a Roman general who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with his...


Henry VI, Part 1

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1588–1590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as "The First Tetralogy"....


Richard III

by William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Richard III is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1591. The play is an unflattering depiction of the short reign of Richard III of England. While generally...


An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

by Adam Smith Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith....


The Federalist Papers

by Publius Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent Journal and The New York...


The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African

by Olaudah Equiano Olaudah Equiano (March 25, 2018)

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself was the first work that influenced the nineteenth-century genre of slave narrative autobiographies....


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup Derby and Miller, Auburn, New York (March 25, 2018)

Twelve Years a Slave, sub-title: Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana, is a memoir...


Utilitarianism

by John Stuart Mill Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a philosophical defense of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in 1861; the articles were...


Punishing the Criminal Corpse, 1700-1840: Aggravated Forms of the Death Penalty in England

by Peter King Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This book analyses the different types of post-execution punishments and other aggravated execution practices, the reasons why they were advocated, and the decision, enshrined in the Murder Act of 1752, to make...


Continued Violence and Troublesome Pasts

by Ville Kivimäki (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In most European countries, the horrific legacy of 1939–45 has made it quite difficult to remember the war with much glory. Despite the Anglo-American memory narrative of saving democracy from totalitarianism...


Myth and Mentality

by Anna-Leena Siikala Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The recent fascination in Finnish folklore studies with popular thought and the values and emotions encoded in oral tradition began with the realisation that the vast collections of the Finnish folklore archives...


The Jewish Unions in America: Pages of History and Memories

by Bernard Weinstein Open Book Publishers (February 09, 2018)

Newly arrived in New York in 1882 from Tsarist Russia, the sixteen-year-old Bernard Weinstein discovered an America in which unionism, socialism, and anarchism were very much in the air. He found a home in the...


Anti-Vivisection and the Profession of Medicine in Britain: A Social History

by A.W.H. Bates Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book explores the social history of the anti-vivisection movement in Britain from its nineteenth-century beginnings until the 1960s. It discusses the ethical...


Platonic Occasions - Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture

by Richard Begam Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In Platonic Occasions, Richard Begam and James Soderholm reflect upon a wide range of thinkers, writers and ideas from Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche to Shakespeare, the Romantics and the Moderns — from Evil,...


Capital Punishment and the Criminal Corpse in Scotland, 1740–1834

by Rachel E. Bennett Palgrave Macmillan (January 30, 2018)

This book provides the most in-depth study of capital punishment in Scotland between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth century to date. Based upon an extensive gathering and analysis of previously untapped...


Tracing Manuscripts in Time and Space through Paratexts

by Giovanni Ciotti (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

As records of the link between a manuscript and the texts it contains, paratexts document many aspects of a manuscript’s life: production, transmission, usage, and reception. Comprehensive studies of paratexts...


Revolution of the Mind: Higher Learning Among the Bolsheviks, 1918-1929

by Michael David-Fox Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Using archival materials never previously accessible to Western scholars, Michael David-Fox analyzes Bolshevik Party educational and research initiatives in higher learning after 1917. His fresh consideration...


The Story of the Pony Express

by Glenn Danford Bradley Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

An account of the most remarkable mail service ever in existence, and its place in history.

The Pony Express was the first rapid transit and the first fast mail line across the North American continent from the...


The Description of Wales

by Giraldus Cambrensis Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Williams' classic edition of Hoare's classic translation is here augmented with almost 200 new annotations concerning quotations, language, geography, history, and customs alluded to in the text.


Murat

by Alexandre Dumas Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

One of the stories in La Salle d'Armes.


Nisida

by Alexandre Dumas Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Written by noted French author, Alexandre Dumas, "Nisida" is an essay belonging to his collected title "Celebrated Crimes".


Eminent Victorians

by Lytton Strachey Standard Ebooks (September 12, 2018)

Eminent Victorians consists of four short biographies by Lytton Strachey of Victorians who were famous in their day: Cardinal Manning, a powerful cleric; Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing; Thomas...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect...


Through the Mill

by Gail Cuthbert Brandt Baraka Books (October 29, 2018)

Girls and women were essential to industrialization in Canada, particularly in the cotton textile industry, which was concentrated in Quebec. In 1891, for example, more than 2000 girls and women toiled in Quebec’s...


Sicilian Splendors

by John Keahey St. Martin's Press (November 13, 2018)

"A wondrously joyous account of travel as it should be." –Publishers Weekly

A travel narrative that focuses on Sicily's little-known regions, from the author of Seeking Sicily and Hidden Tuscany.

From Palermo...


Tasting the Past

by Kevin Begos Algonquin Books (June 12, 2018)

“A myth-busting, history-reclaiming, science-centric, skeptical—and yet loving and respectful—tour of the history, the present, and even the future of wine production.” 

Cat Warren, author of What...


Nine Irish Lives

by Mark Bailey Algonquin Books (March 06, 2018)

“These are not just nine Irish lives but nine extraordinary lives, their struggles universal, their causes never more important than today. As the saying goes, the best stories belong to those who can tell...


Burning Down the Haus

by Tim Mohr Algonquin Books (September 11, 2018)

“A thrilling and essential social history that details the rebellious youth movement that helped change the world.” —Rolling Stone

“Original and inspiring . . . Mr. Mohr has writ­ten an im­por­tant...


The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

by Linda A. Chisholm Timber Press (July 10, 2018)

“Rich with photographs and descriptions of how landscape design has shaped and reflected culture over time.” —The American Gardener

The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the defining...


Poetry

by Wilfred Owen Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Wilfred Owen was a soldier and poet during the second half of the first World War. His poetry, contrary to the propaganda of the time, dealt with the horrors of front-line trench warfare and was written at least...


The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


English Cathedrals: England’s magnificent cathedrals and abbeys (Collins Little Books)

by Historic Uk Collins (October 04, 2018)

A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

Historical background and architectural details for...


Louis Botha

by Richard Steyn Jonathan Ball (September 17, 2018)

In A Man Apart Richard Steyn once again brings to life a South African icon. Louis Botha was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, a union he did much to create in the decade after the devastation...


A Distinct Alien Race

by David Vermette Baraka Books (September 27, 2018)

Americans don’t think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists—speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and invading their country. But when a million French-Canadians crossed the border...


A World on Edge

by Daniel Schönpflug Henry Holt and Co. (October 16, 2018)

The story of the aftermath of World War I, a transformative time when a new world seemed possible—told from the vantage of people, famous and ordinary, who lived through the turmoil

November 1918. The Great...


Killing the SS

by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard Henry Holt and Co. (October 09, 2018)

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series

As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately...


History of Banking in the United States (Vol.2): The Bank War

by Graham W. Sumner Lm Publishers (September 11, 2018)

This book deals with the US history of banking in the 19th century. This volume is the continuation of the "History of banking in America - Vol.1", which dealt with the Beginning and Development of bank system...


Decolonizing the University

by Gurminder K. Bhambra, Dalia Gebrial & Kerem Nişancıolu Pluto Press (August 20, 2018)

In 2015, students at the University of Cape Town demanded the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes, the imperialist, racist business magnate, from their campus. The battle cry '#RhodesMustFall' sparked an international...