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The Greatest Books on War

by Sun Tzu Dancing Unicorn Books (September 27, 2018)

Collected here in this 4-in-1 omnibus are the most important books ever written on the art of war: 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu; 'On War' by Carl von Clausewitz; 'The Art of War' by Niccolò Machiavelli, and...


Black Rebellion

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Dancing Unicorn Books (November 29, 2017)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion...


You Can’t Win

by Jack Black Dancing Unicorn Books (July 12, 2017)

My background is crowded with robberies, burglaries, and thefts too numerous to recall. All manner of crimes against property. Arrests, trials, acquittals, convictions, escapes. Penitentiaries! I see in the...


When Prophecy Fails

by Leon Festinger Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

The study reported in this volume grew out of some theoretical work, one phase of which bore specifically on the behavior of individuals in social movements that made specific (and unfulfilled) prophecies. We...


What’s Wrong with the World

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In What's Wrong With The World Chesterton rightly points out that what people see as "wrong with the world" are only the symptoms of a deeper problem. He shows that our governments, be they capitalistic or socialistic,...


Walden

by Henry David Thoreau Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

Walden is one of the best-known non-fiction books ever written by an American. It details Thoreau's sojourn in a cabin near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson. Walden...


Up From Slavery

by Booker T. Washington Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

Up from Slavery is one of the most influential biographies ever written. On one level it is the life story of Booker T. Washington and his rise from slavery to accomplished educator and activist. On another...


Twenty Years at Hull House

by Jane Addams Dancing Unicorn Books (June 05, 2017)

Hull-House is a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull-House opened its doors to the...


The Magazine Articles of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass Dancing Unicorn Books (May 07, 2017)

Collected here are both of Frederick Douglass' magazine articles: "My Escape from Slavery," and "Reconstruction," as well as his address "The Hypocrisy of American Slavery." These pieces show Douglass at his...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup Dancing Unicorn Books (May 28, 2017)

Here is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in New York. He was kidnapped by unscrupulous slave hunters and sold into slavery where he, endured unimaginable degradation and abuse...


Truth of a Hopi

by Edmund Nequatewa Dancing Unicorn Books (May 28, 2017)

In the Truth of a Hopi, Edmund Nequatewa relates the Hopis' myths, legends, belief systems, and oral history. Nequatewa's writings give us a glimpse into the psyche of the Hopi in the way that only a Hopi could....


The Writings of Niccolo Machiavelli

by Niccolo Machiavelli Dancing Unicorn Books (May 14, 2017)

Collected here are four of Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works. 'The Prince': It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with this book, when he asserted that...


The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by James Weldon Johnson Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man,...


The Athenian Constitution

by Aristotle Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

Ancient accounts of Aristotle credit him with 170 Constitutions of various states; it is widely assumed that these were research for the Politics, and that many of them were written or drafted by his students....


The Articles of Confederation

by Continental Congress Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign...


Character Building

by Booker T. Washington Dancing Unicorn Books (March 26, 2017)

In Character Building are thirty seven addresses that Booker T. Washington gave before students, faculty, and guests at the Tuskegee Institute. These addresses take the form of timeless advice on a number of...


Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson Dancing Unicorn Books (March 18, 2017)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion...


Agrarian Justice

by Thomas Paine Dancing Unicorn Books (March 18, 2017)

Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity.


African American Heritage Anthology #2

by Booker T. Washington Dancing Unicorn Books (March 18, 2017)

This is the second entry in our important African American Heritage series. The history of African Americans is a long, grim history full of injustices and brutality. But it is also filled with courage and perseverance....


African American Heritage Anthology #1

by Frederick Douglass Dancing Unicorn Books (March 18, 2017)

The history of African Americans is a long, grim history full of injustices and brutality. But it is also filled with courage and perseverance. Gathered here in this omnibus edition are ten books that exemplify...


The Economic Consequences of the Peace

by John Maynard Keynes Dancing Unicorn Books (March 12, 2017)

The Economic Consequences of the Peace was written and published by John Maynard Keynes. After World War I, Keynes attended the Versailles Conference as a delegate of the British Treasury and argued for a much...


Anarchism and Other Essays

by Emma Goldman Dancing Unicorn Books (March 12, 2017)

In this book you will find the following essays by anarchist Emma Goldman * Anarchism: What It Really Stands For * Minorities Versus Majorities * The Psychology of Political Violence * Prisons: A Social Crime...


Anarchism

by Paul Eltzbacher Dancing Unicorn Books (March 12, 2017)

Anarchism is generally defined as the political philosophy which holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, or alternatively as opposing authority in the conduct of human relations. Proponents...


The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass Dancing Unicorn Books (January 29, 2017)

Frederick Douglass was born a slave, he escaped a brutal system and through sheer force of will educated himself and became an abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman, and reformer. This three-in-one...


Critias

by Plato Dancing Unicorn Books (February 26, 2017)

'Critias,' one of Plato's late dialogues, contains the story of the mighty island kingdom Atlantis and its attempt to conquer Athens. 'Critias' is the second of a projected trilogy of dialogues, preceded by...


The Wealth of Nations

by Adam Smith Dancing Unicorn Books (February 12, 2017)

The Wealth of Nations is a clearly written account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. The work was a landmark work in the history of economics as it was comprehensive and an accurate characterization...


The Varieties of Religious Experience

by Dr. William James Dancing Unicorn Books (February 05, 2017)

In 'The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature', Dr. William James takes aim at the nature of religion from a scientific/academic point of view--something that had, until this landmark work,...


The U.S. Constitution

by Jefferson, Thomas Dancing Unicorn Books (February 05, 2017)

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America, and worthy of study. In formation though, the path to adoption was not without dissent: the Anti-Federalist movement...


The Science of Right

by Immanuel Kant Dancing Unicorn Books (January 15, 2017)

The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B du Bois Dancing Unicorn Books (January 15, 2017)

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. The importance of his work to the...


The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

by Thomas Paine Dancing Unicorn Books (January 15, 2017)

In The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine defends the representational form of government. He posits that all men are born with God-given rights that cannot be taken from them by any government. Paine's position on...


Addresses of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass Dancing Unicorn Books (December 21, 2016)

Today Frederick Douglass is best known for his autobiographies; but while he was alive he was known as a fiery orator who was always in demand. Collected here are ten of Frederick Douglass' addresses. And while...


Reflections on the Revolution in France

by Edmund Burke Dancing Unicorn Books (December 21, 2016)

Reflections on the Revolution in France is a 1790 book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant) French Revolution. In the twentieth century, it much influenced conservative...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli Dancing Unicorn Books (December 09, 2016)

It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with this book, when he asserted that The Prince (president, dictator, prime minister, etc.) does not have to be concerned...


Public Opinion

by Walter Lippmann Dancing Unicorn Books (December 09, 2016)

Public Opinion exposes how media can shape public perception and how that perception changes society. Walter Lippmann is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and visionary.


The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

by Max Weber Dancing Unicorn Books (December 09, 2016)

Weber wrote that capitalism in northern Europe evolved when the Protestant (particularly Calvinist) ethic influenced large numbers of people to engage in work in the secular world, developing their own enterprises...


Politics

by Aristotle Dancing Unicorn Books (December 02, 2016)

EVERY STATE is a community of some kind, and every community is established with a view to some good; for mankind always act in order to obtain that which they think good. But, if all communities aim at some...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill Dancing Unicorn Books (November 25, 2016)

The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power...


On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau Dancing Unicorn Books (November 25, 2016)

'On the Duty of Civil Disobedience' argues that citizens should not permit their government to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government...


The Art of War & The Prince: With Linked Table of Contents

by Niccolo Machiavelli Dancing Unicorn Books (August 17, 2016)

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most import works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with The...


The Art of War: With Linked Table of Contents

by Niccolo Machiavelli Dancing Unicorn Books (August 17, 2016)

Niccolò Machiavelli considered this book his greatest achievement. Here you will learn how to recruit, train, motivate, and discipline an army. You will learn the difference between strategy and tactics. Machiavelli...


The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave: With Linked Table of Contents

by Mary Prince Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

Mary Prince was the first woman slave to write of her experience. Her recollections are vivid, powerful, and lyrical. Upon its publication the book had a galvanizing effect on the abolitionist movement in England....


The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave

by Sojourner Truth Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

Truth spoke about abolition, women's rights, prison reform, and preached to the Legislature against capital punishment. Not everyone welcomed her preaching and lectures, but she had many friends and staunch...


The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African: With Linked Table of Contents

by Olaudah Equiano Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

Olaudah Equiano was one of the most prominent people of African heritage involved in the British debate for the abolition of the slave trade. He wrote an autobiography that depicted the horrors of slavery and...


The Negro Problem

by Booker T. Washington Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

Here are six historic essays on the state of race relations during the Reconstruction and early twentieth century, written from the African American point of view. These essays show us how far race relations...


The Negro

by du Bois, William Edward Burghardt Du, Ed Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a black civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. He became a naturalized citizen of Ghana in 1963...


The Historical Destiny of the United States: The Mystery of the American Money

by Emmet Fox Dancing Unicorn Books (August 24, 2016)

In order to understand the special work which the United States has been called upon to do in the history of Humanity, we have first to remember that the American people are, historically, that section of the...


Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy: Second Edition Text

by Joseph A. Schumpeter Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

Schumpeter's Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy is perhaps the most important and influential book on the subject ever written. This volume is the result of an effort to weld into a readable form the bulk...


Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844: With Linked Table of Contents

by Karl Marx Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

In the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 Marx explains how, under capitalism, people rely on labor to live. In the past people could rely on Nature itself for their natural needs; in modern society,...


Conscience of a Conservative: With Linked Table of Contents

by M. Goldwater, Barry Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

'The Conscience of a Conservative' reignited the American conservative movement and made Barry Goldwater a political star. It influenced countless conservatives in the United States, and helped lay the foundation...