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What I Saw In California

  [english | ]  

Edwin Bryant

Excerpts: [... of sheep, the fleeces of which were manufactured by the Indians into blankets and coarse cloths. Their granaries were filled with an abundance of maize ...... marched yesterday, I was truly rejoiced to see. Distance 3 miles. December 26.-Parties were detailed early this morning, and despatched up ...... schooner that had been waiting upon us while marching along the Rincon. ...]
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What In A Name

  [english | ]  

Aleister Crowley

Summary: [Aleister Crowley (12 October 1875 ? 1 December 1947) born Edward Alexander Crowley and also known as both Frater Perdurabo and The Great Beast was an influential English occultist mystic and ceremonial magician responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema. Through this belief he came to see himself as the prophet who was entrusted with informing humanity that it was entering the ...]
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What Is And What Might Be

  [english | ]  

Edmond Holmes

Excerpts: [... propositions before him, and the chances are that he will say Amen to them. But that lip assent will count for nothing. One's life is governed ...... attempt made to interpret it, the result would be a state of widespread moral chaos, for there would be as many interpretations of it as there were ...... at life as a whole. Indeed, it is of the essence of religion (as has been ...]
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What Is Darwinism

  [english | ]  

Charles Hodge

Summary: [Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with Some of Its Applications is an 1889 book on biological evolution by Alfred Russel Wallace the co-discoverer of evolution by natural selection together with Charles Darwin. This was a book Wallace wrote as a defensive response to the scientific critics of natural selection. Of all Wallaces books it is cited by scholarly publications ...]
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What Is Free Trade

  [english | ]  

Frederick Bastiat

Excerpts: [... be preferred, that protection tends towards the same result as all obstacles to transportation. A tariff may be truly spoken of as a swamp, ...... always be greater than those of descending rivers. (A voice exclaims: 'But the cities near the mouths of rivers have always prospered more ...... the largest possible sum of comforts you can obtain voluntarily from any man upon the face ...]
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What Is To Be Done

  [english | 1895]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Bolsheviks: Revolutionary wing of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party which under the leadership of Lenin led the working class to the taking of power in October 1917. Trotsky and his supporters joined the Bolshevik Party at its conference of July 1917 past differences between them having been resolved through the experience of the revolution. He was elected to the Bolshevik central ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 209

What Is Worrying the Liberals

  [english | 1906]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [It took a good deal of negotiation and courage for Lenin and a group of like-minded Russian revolutionaries to travel from Switzerland back to Russia through the enemy country of Germany. The man who returned to Russia in the spring of 1917 was of medium height quite bald except for the back of his head with a reddish beard. The features of his face were strikingslanted eyes that looked ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 129

What Is Your Culture To Me

  [english | ]  

Charles Dudley Warner

Summary: [Tobacco and Slaves: The Development of Southern Cultures in the Chesapeake 1680-1800 is a book written by historian Allan Kulikoff. Published in 1986 it is the first major study that synthesizes the historiography of the colonial Chesapeake region of the United States. Tobacco and Slaves is a neo-Marxist study that explains the creation of a racial caste system in the tobacco-growing regions of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 200

What Maisie Knew

  [english | 1897]  

Henry James

Excerpts: [... for appeals in the newspapers for the rescue of the little one-reverberation, amid a vociferous public, of the idea that some movement should be started ...... by Lisette's questions, which reproduced the effect of her own upon those for whom she sat in the very darkness of Lisette. Was she not herself ...... wife. So NOW we'll see who's your little mother! She caught her pupil to ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 439

What Might Have Been Expected

  [english | ]  

Frank Stockton

Summary: [Frank Richard Stockton (April 5 1834 ? April 20 1902) was an American writer and humorist best known today for a series of innovative childrens fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to childrens stories of the time instead using clever humor to poke at greed violence abuse of power and other human foibles ...]
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What Need Of Man

  [english | 1961]  

Harold Calin

Summary: [Bannister was a rocket scientist. He started with the premise of testing mans reaction to space probes under actual conditions but now he was just testing space probesand man was a necessary evil to contend with.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 230

What Next

  [english | 1909]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [So the Bolsheviks slogans demanded of these parties leaders that they do the job their supporters expected them to do. Their key demands were that the socialists break with the Kadets and take political power into their own hands. The compromisers could easily have done this by declaring the executive of the Soviet the government of the country. The Bolshevik slogans Down with the ten capitalist ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 459

What Our Liberal Bourgeois Want and What They Fear

  [english | 1896]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Has the Russian revolution been successfully extended internationally with the development of a socialist federation embracing economically advanced countries the discussion of pre-1917 perspectives would now be of only historical interest to Marxists. Unfortunately with the defeat of the revolution in Europe Soviet Russia was isolated. The revolution suffered an inevitable degeneration. The ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 207

What Prohibition Has Done To America

  [english | ]  

Fabian Franklin

Excerpts: [... a river will find its way to the sea. Socialism-granted its practicability, and its practicability can never be disproved except by trial, by long ...... by which this submergence is brought about varies with the different types of Socialism but they all agree in the essential fact of the submergence. ...... And I do not believe that the American people have got so far away from ...]
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What Rough Beast

  [english | 1954]  

Jefferson Highe

Summary: [When you are a teacher you expect kids to play pranks. But with tigers?and worse?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 50

What Should Not Be Copied From the German Labour Movement

  [english | 1910]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [The February Revolution of 1917 in Russia was the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Largely a bloodless transfer of power from the Tsar the regime that came into being was an alliance between liberals and socialists who wanted to instigate political reform create a democratically elected executive and constituent assembly. In the first half of February lack of food supply caused ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 265

What The Animals Do And Say

  [english | ]  

Eliza Lee Follen

Summary: [Name All the Animals is a 2004 memoir by Alison Smith detailing the aftermath of the death of her eighteen-year old brother. While attending Our Lady of Mercy High School a Catholic high school Smith developed an eating disorder lost her faith in God and realized that she was a lesbian all after her brothers death. The book has received significant acclaim. It was named one of People Magazines ...]
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What the Friends of the People Are

  [english | 1909]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first bestselling self-help books ever published. Written by Dale Carnegie and first published in 1937 it has sold 15 million copies globally. Leon Shimkin of the publishing firm Simon Schuster took one of the 14-week courses given by Carnegie in 1934. Shimkin persuaded Carnegie to let a stenographer take notes from the course to be revised ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 87

What The Moon Brings

  [english | 1922]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Summary: [What the Moon Brings is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft written on June 5 1922. This story was first published in the National Amateur in May 1923. It is shorter than most of Lovecrafts other short stories and is essentially a fragment. It is based on one of Lovecrafts dreams (a common technique of his).This story is told in the first person the narrator is ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 375

What The Pug Knew

  [english | ]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Summary: [Baseball Before We Knew It: A Search for the Roots of the Game is a 2005 book by David Block about the history of baseball. Block looks into the early history of baseball the debates about baseballs beginnings and presents new evidence. The book received the 2006 Seymour Medal from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). The account first published in 1905 that Abner Doubleday invented ...]
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