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America Through The Spectacles Of An Oriental Diplomat

  [english | 1914]  

Wu Tingfang


Summary: [Its an account of the US around 1915 by a visiting asiatic person. It gives details about life in the US at that time and marvels at the results of democracy and a moral people. A sharp counterpoint to what we have now become.]
Genres: [travel | non fictionDownloads: 257

American Boy Life Of Theodore Roosevelt

  [english | 1904]  

Edward Stratemeyer


Excerpts: [... YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE ISTHMUS. YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE AMAZON. Great American Industries Series. Cloth. Illustrated. Price per volume $1.00, ...... ever sober. He gave the lad some money to replace the amount lost, and the next day sent word to Mr. Brace that he would do all he possibly could toward ...... And in this he was right Theodore Roosevelt knew exactly what he was trying ...]
Genres: [biography | history | politicsDownloads: 498

American Cookery

  [english | 1796]  

Amelia Simmons


Excerpts: [... ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS. HARTFORD PRINTED BY HUDSON & GOODWIN, FOR THE AUTHOR. 1796. PREFACE. As this treatise is calculated ...... if taken from them and hurried into dress, they are genuinely good and take rank in point of superiority of flavor, of most other fish. Perch and ...... they are good-but if otherwise, they are stale. The best possible method of ascertaining, is ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 6

American Fairy Tales

  [english | 1901]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Summary: [12 Fairy Tales from the author of the Wizard of Oz series of books. Inspired by Lang and the Brothers Grimm Baum sought to create an American type of fairy tales avoiding the usual violence and roman often found in these sort of stories.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 240

American Hero Myths

  [english | 1882]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [American Hero Myths by Daniel G Brinton. AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS. A STUDY IN THE NATIVE RELIGIONS OF THE WESTERN CONTINENT. BY DANIEL G. BRINTON M.D. MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY THE NUMISMATIC AND ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY OF PHILA. ETC. AUTHOR OF THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLD THE RELIGIOUS SENTIMENT. ETC. 1882. ]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 463

American Indian Stories

  [english | 1921]  

Zitkala Sa


Excerpts: [... for the river, I stopped my play to run along with her. She was only of medium height. Often she was sad and silent, at which times her full arched ...... point of my finger, as I saw her do. Then the next difficulty was in keeping my thread stiffly twisted, so that I could easily string my beads upon it. ...... where I had found coffee, for she knew I had never made any, and that ...]
Genres: [short story collection | biography | fiction and literatureDownloads: 358

American Institutions And Their Influence

  [english | 1851]  

Alexis De Tocqueville


Excerpts: [... of the community at large for if such were the case, virtues of a high order might become useless, and talents might be turned to a bad account. I ...... described by others, and adverted to by myself, that I shall not enlarge upon it beyond the addition of a few facts. An erroneous notion is generally ...... give it a preponderating importance which it does not really possess. It ...]
Genres: [politics | non fictionDownloads: 243

American Languages And Why We Should Study Them

  [english | 1885]  

Daniel Brinton


Excerpts: [... most legitimate anxiety which should direct itself to the preservation of the correct forms and precise meanings of these numerous and peculiarly national ...... The native tongues supply an inexhaustible store of sonorous, appropriate, and unused names. As has well been said by an earlier writer, No class ...... descent of nations. If this is true in general, it is particularly so ...]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 163

American Literary Centers

  [english | 1897]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [travel | essaysDownloads: 162

American Lutheranism

  [english | ]  

Friedrich Bente


Summary: [American Lutheranism Vindicated Or Examination Of The Lutheran Symbols On Certai by Samuel Simon Schmucker. Religious controversy though it often degenerates from that calm and dignified character which it should ever sustain as a mutual search after truth seems sometimes to be necessary and proper.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 386

American Men Of Action

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [American Men Of Action Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by Burton E Stevenson. Burton Egbert Stevenson was an American author who wrote A Soldier of Virginia 1901 The Holladay Case 1903 The Marathon Mystery A Story of Manhattan 1904 Affairs of State 1906 American Men of Action 1909 American Men of Mind 1910 The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet 1912 The Gloved Hand 1913 Little Comrade A Tale of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 265

American Men Of Mind

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... the financial situation of the government had become desperate, he organized the Bank of North America to assist in financing it. For three years, ...... established clothing house of Wanamaker &Brown, 1861 established department store in Philadelphia, 1876, and in New York City, 1896 Postmaster-General, ...... covered in thirty-two hours, and there could no longer be any question ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 447

American Military History

  [english | ]  

Center Of Military History United States Army


Excerpts: [... The untrained and undisciplined militia was a weak reed on which to lean in a sustained campaign against the Indians, but Knox knew the militia's ...... more than a raid since Eastport lay in disputed territory, and it was no secret that Britain wanted a rectification of the boundary. No such political ...... batteries began a 34-hour bombardment. Anderson's go-man garrison ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 436

American Notes For General Circulation

  [english | ]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Index to titles including first lines of the more important verses without titles occurring in the course of a volume. Editions or prices of the books are not specified.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 179

American Poetry 1922

  [english | ]  

Edna St Vincent Millay


Summary: [Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 238

American Prisoners Of The Revolution

  [english | ]  

Danske Dandridge


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 503-504.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 129

American Red Cross Text Book On Home Hygiene And Care Of The

  [english | 1918]  

American Red Cross


Excerpts: [... Higher plants in turn furnish food for men and animals, and so the food supply is used over and over in different forms, making what is known ...... infections, such as smallpox, measles, yellow fever, tetanus, whooping-cough, typhoid fever, cholera, plague, scarlet fever, and other diseases, have ...... The buckets are frequently emptied and the contents buried at least one foot ...]
Genres: [health | instructionalDownloads: 307

American Scenes And Christian Slavery

  [english | 1849]  

Ebenezer Davies


Summary: [Electronic reproduction.]
Genres: [essays | historyDownloads: 377

American Sketches

  [english | 1908]  

Charles Whibley


Summary: [American Sketches by Charles Whibley. Early 20th Century travel observations of an Englishman. Contents NEW YORK. BOSTON. CHICAGO. NEW ENGLAND. THE YELLOW PRESS. LIBERTY AND PATRIOTISM. THE MILLIONAIRE. THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE. AMERICAN LITERATURE. THE UNDERWORLD. EPILOGUE. From Epilogue This then is the dominant impression which America gives the traveller-the impression of a serious old gentleman ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 279

American Spirit In Literature

  [english | ]  

Bliss Perry


Excerpts: [... one has a pleasant picture of a booklover, traveler, and friend. But in his public speech he was arrogant, unsympathetic, domineering. Sumner is ...... and severe logician, on his emotional side he was a lover of the concrete and human. He was always, like John Bunyan, dreaming and seeing a ...... all these things seemed to go with the part of professional humorist, to be like the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 138
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