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Worry and Mental Overwork

by Charles R. Richet, Joseph M. Granville & Robert F. Sharp Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

To hit off the happy medium between over- and under-work is no easy task even to those who have the necessary knowledge, on the one hand, and the liberty to arrange their own scheme of occupation, on the other....


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?

by Martin I. Townsend & Edward S. Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the origin of American inhabitants.

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?...

There are two propositions involved in the controversy as to the Asiatic origin of the American race: the one...


Victor Hugo: His Life and Works

by G. Barnett Smith Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of the life and works of Victor Hugo, the great poet and writer.

The writings of Victor Hugo are so varied and multifarious, and many of them are so well known to English readers, that I have...


Traces of Early Men in Japan

by Edward Sylvester Morse Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

There is no race of people in whose origin we are more interested than in that of the Japanese. Their history going so completely back for nearly two thousand years, their civilization, which in so many respects...


The Witnesses to the Historicity of Jesus

by Arthur Drews Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

In view of the vagueness, effectiveness, and vulnerability of the evangelical accounts of Jesus, as far as his historical reality is concerned, the witnesses in non-Christian literature have always occupied...


The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Relation of Music to Mental Progress

by Stephen A. Pearce Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 12, 2019)

This book treats of the relation of music to the mental progress.The music of a people may be considered in direct relation to their supersensuous natures. From this point of view alone, strongly marked differences...


Buddhism, or the Protestantism of the East

by Thomas W.R. Davids & James Clarke Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the History and Philosophy of the Buddhism.

"On first becoming acquainted with the mighty and ancient religion of Buddhism, one may be tempted to deny the correctness of this title "The Protestantism...


The Psychological Origin and Nature of Religion

by James Henry Leuba Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with:

- The psychological origin and the fundamental Nature of Religion

-The Original Emotion of Primitive Religious Life.

- and the Function of Religion.


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The South American Republics : History of Chile

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals with the general history of Chile from the discovery and the Spanish conquest.“About a century before Pizarro landed, Tupac Yupanqui, the greatest of the Inca conquerors, crossed the rough...


The South American Republics : History of Paraguay

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

History of Paraguay: from the beginning of the settlements, the colonization of the country, the war for independence, and the modern republic of Paraguay.

"The beginnings of the settlements in Paraguay have...


The South American Republics : History of Peru

by Thomas C. Dawson Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

This book deals withe the history of Peru: the discovery of the Inca empire, the Spanish conquest of the territory, the colonial period, the wars of the independence and the development after the independence....


The Evolution of the Dollar Mark

by A. E. Outerbridge Jr & Florian Cajori Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the evolution of the US dollar mark, the history and curiosities of American coinage.

The United States dollar, adopted in 1785, was avowedly modelled on the average weight of the Spanish...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Last Wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State

by Charles Frederick Holder & Thomas T. Waterman Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the history of the last wild Tribe of California and the Ancient Islanders of the State.


The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


The Aurora Borealis

by John Cox & Antoine de Saporta Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

How can we describe, how can an artist paint, the aurora borealis? We of temperate climates are not strangers to the phenomena; we know something of the arcs and radiating streaks of various-colored light which...


The Apostles

by Ernest Renan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the History of the Christianity and the Apostles.

The first book of our ‘History of the Origins of Christianity’ brought us down to the death and burial of Jesus; and we must now resume...


Studies in the Evolutionary Psychology of Feeling

by Hiram M. Stanley Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

It is now something more than a century since the general division of psychic phenomena into intellect, feeling and will, first came into repute, but still some psychologists of note do not agree to this fundamental...


Reversions in Modern Industrial Life

by Franklin Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

Reversions in Modern Industrial Life.

If the law of reversion holds true of physical life, it holds equally true of industrial life. Under its operation is revived the career of institutions as indicative...


On the Passion of Love

by Blaise Pascal Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

Discourse on the Passion of Love, by Blaise Pascal, and essay on The Physical Cause of Love.

“Man is born for thought; therefore he is not a moment without it; but the pure thoughts that would render him...


On the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States

by William F. Allen & Edward S. Holden Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the problem of the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States.

“For the ordinary purposes of life in a state of society which is not yet complex, a very simple system of recording...


The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)

by George Warburton Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

-The Conquest of Canada (Vol.2)-“One of the most momentous political questions that has ever yet moved the human race was decided in the Canadian war. When a few English and French emigrants first landed among...


Portugal : The Story of the Nation

by Henry Morse Stephens Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as...


Hypnotism: its History, Nature and Use

by Harold M. Hays Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

History of Hypnotis, its Nature and Use.

It is perhaps unnecessary to state that the word hypnotism brings to the mind of the average person timid recollections of many criminal acts. That is because few people...


History of the Stethoscope

by Samuel Hart & Samuel Wilks Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the origin and evolution of the Stethoscope.

Instead of placing on the table every imaginary form of stethoscope manufactured out of every possible material gathered from the shops of the...


History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire

by History and Civilization Collection Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

History of the Mexican Empire and Mexico after the Empire (with illustrations).

“South of the United States, stretching away towards Central America, lies the country of Mexico...

It is difficult to choose whether...


Great Men, Great Thoughts, and the Environment

by William James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“What are the causes that make communities change from generation to generation, - that make the England of Queen Anne so different from the England of Elizabeth, the Harvard College of today so different...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


The Times Beginner’s Guide to Bridge: All you need to play the game

by Andrew Robson & The Times Mind Games Times Books (October 03, 2019)

A one-stop practical guide on how to play and master the fascinating and rewarding game of bridge with expert advice throughout from Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent, the world’s most famous and...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


Permanent Record

by Edward Snowden Henry Holt and Co. (September 17, 2019)

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what...


Up from Slavery

by Booker T. Washington Standard Ebooks (September 27, 2019)

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his personal experiences in working to rise from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles...


The South American Republics : History of Brazil

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

This book presents the History of Brazil, from the discovery to the establishment of the Republic.

“On the 9th of March, 1500, Pedro Alvarez Cabral, a Portuguese nobleman of illustrious birth, but not yet distinguished...


The South American Republics : History of Bolivia

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

From its Conquest to the Independence, this book deals with the History of Bolivia.

"Between latitudes fourteen and a half and twenty-three and a half, the mighty Andean chain is massed into a plateau five hundred...


The South American Republics : History of Argentina

by Thomas C. Dawson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

This book presents the History of Argentina, from its discovery and Spanish colonization to the development of the country. "The description of the white man's spread over this immense country, the largest (except...


Speech and Song : Study of their Origin and Development

by Morell Mackenzie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

“In dealing with the two great forms of local utterance, it will be most convenient to take them in their historical, or at any rate their logical, order. Whatever "native wood-notes wild" our hypothetical...


Nature into Art

by Thomas Christopher & Ngoc Minh Ngo Timber Press (September 17, 2019)

 “Like Wave Hill itself, these pages make an indelible impression—wildly intimate, possibility-laden, provocative—leaving me wide awake and hungry for a visit.” —Margaret Roach, author of A Way to...


Breathe, Empower, Achieve

by Shonda Moralis The Experiment (October 01, 2019)

Take five for mindfulness: Say no to burnout, and yes to balance!

For so many women, “work–life balance” is a myth. And when you’re already juggling a career, personal life, and family—plus your side...


How to Land on Your Feet

by Jamie Shelman The Experiment (September 17, 2019)

Why spend one life worrying . . . when you could spend nine lives napping?

Take it from artist Jamie Shelman's wry and furry felines: Cats work reasonable hours (zero), love wisely (from a distance), and live...


Mad Hungry: Game Day Food

by Lucinda Scala Quinn Artisan (September 03, 2019)

Everybody loves game day, and some of us love game-day food even more. Here is the complete playbook for all the snacks, sides, and mains you’ll need to feed the hungry crowd in your home or even at the tailgate....


Mad Hungry: Sunday Suppers

by Lucinda Scala Quinn Artisan (September 03, 2019)

There’s no better way to prepare for the coming week than with a comforting meal, and here is trusted cookbook author Lucinda Scala Quinn with a collection of her best recipes for getting the family together...


How to Draw and Write in Fountain Pen

by Ayano Usamura The Experiment (September 17, 2019)

I love the way you ink!

For illustrator Ayano Usamura, her first time drawing in fountain pen was a revelation. The easy flow of ink spurred her creativity and gave character to every line. Even the simplest...


Still With It!

by Peter Buckman The Experiment (September 17, 2019)

Heartfelt and humorous: An A to Z companion to growing older, filled with the unfiltered opinions and preoccupations of seniors today

When do we become “senior”? At age sixty? At retirement? Or, the moment...


The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook—Volume 2

by Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett The Experiment (October 01, 2019)

Forget baby purées and spoon-feeding—your baby can join in at family mealtimes, right from the start!

Baby-Led Weaning is a global phenomenon! Now, here are 99 more delicious, no-stress recipes for baby-led...


Art Sparks

by Marion Abrams & Hilary Emerson Lay Storey Publishing, LLC (September 17, 2019)

Every kid can be an artist with this book as their guide! Using basic art supplies — from paint, markers, paper, and glue to household finds like cardboard boxes and fabric scraps — children aged 6 and up...


It's the Little Things

by Richard Austin Workman Publishing Company (October 01, 2019)

Put your best hoof forward.

 

Combining the irresistible sweetness of the Pocket Pigs of Pennywell Farm with words of wisdom about embracing all that life has to offer, It’s the Little Things is a book filled...