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Indian Child Life

  [english | 1913]  

Charles Eastman


Summary: [Duplicate of her Little red people and Little Indian folk issued simultaneously with the above.]
Genres: [short story collection | non fiction | biographyDownloads: 409

Indian Heroes And Great Chieftains

  [english | 1918]  

Charles Eastman


Summary: [Excellent and revealing book. I was only marginally aware of many of the Native American chiefs and heroes featured in this book. The book was very informative and surprisingly well-balanced.]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 3

Interpreters

  [english | 1917]  

Carl Van Vechten


Summary: [A five volume dictionary of the Bible. The volumes were released by Abingdon Press from 2006 to 2009. This work contains 8400 articles written by 900 scholars from forty different countries. The general editor is Katharine Doob Sakenfeld Professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton NJ. According to Professor Sakenfeld the purpose of this work is to provide scholarship ...]
Genres: [music | biography | criticismDownloads: 294

Irish Ned

  [english | 1910]  

Allan Fea


Summary: [Bad Blood: A Walk Along the Irish Border was originally published by Irish novelist Colm Toibin in 1987 with the title Walking Along the Border. The book includes photographs by Tony OShea and describes the people and the landscape between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - and the past that haunted them at the end of the 1980s.]
Genres: [biography | short storyDownloads: 73

J W V Goethe Biographie

  [german | ]  

H Doering


Excerpts: [... bekannt. Sein heller Kopf zeigte sich vorzglich in der raschen Entwicklung von Begriffen. Durch seine schriftlichen Aufstze, ihrer Sprachfehler ungeachtet, ...... Bhne, meinte er, habe durchaus keinen Nutzen. Goethe bot seinen ganzen Scharfsinn auf, ihn vom Gegentheil zu berzeugen. Lessing's Trauerspiel, Mi Sara ...... bereilte Vorhaben. Dringend empfahl er das Studium der rmischen ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 235

Jacques Bonneval

  [english | ]  

Anne Manning


Summary: [Jacques French Edition by George Sand. Jacques is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by George Sand is in the French language. If you enjoy the works of George Sand then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | biographyDownloads: 237

James Boswell

  [english | 1896]  

William Keith Leask


Summary: [Reprint of the 1897 ed. published by Scribner New York in series: Famous Scots series.]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 355

James Cutbush

  [english | 1919]  

Edgar Smith


Summary: [James Cutbush An American Chemist Three Centuries Of Science In America by Edgar F Smith. PREFACE There is nothing thrilling in the following pages. They contain the story of the life-work of a very modest man deeply interested in and enamoured with the science of chemistry who sought also to inspire others and to familiarize the general public of his time with the intimate connection of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 268

James Otis The Pre Revolutionist

  [english | ]  

J Ridpath


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 112.]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 373

James Watt

  [english | 1905]  

Andrew Carnegie


Excerpts: [... results, for she was a remarkable character with the indefinable air of distinction, was well educated, had a very wise head, a very kind heart and ...... Sir Walter, who spoke to every man he met as if he were a brother-as indeed he was-one of the many fine traits of that noble, wholesome character. ...... business on his own account. He thus became master before he was man. There ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 356

Jan Van Huysums Blomsterstykke

  [norwegian | 1840]  

Henrik Wergeland


Summary: [Henrik Arnold Thaulow Wergeland (17 June 1808 ? 12 July 1845) was a Norwegian writer most celebrated for his poetry but also a prolific playwright polemicist historian and linguist. He is often described as a leading pioneer in the development of a distinctly Norwegian literary heritage and of modern Norwegian culture. Though Wergeland lived to 37 years old his range of pursuits covered ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 443

Jane Austen Sailor Brothers

  [english | 1906]  

J Hubback


Excerpts: [... might be supposed to arouse in Fanny's heart after their early breakfast, when he was off to London, the picture of sisterly love is perfect. We are told, ...... be seen trying to get to the windward of her enemy. This manoeuvre was instantly frustrated, and a few more broadsides brought down La Tribune's ...... forty-nine lashes for theft.. January 14, 1796.- Punished sixteen ...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 199

Japanese Memories

  [english | 1918]  

Ethel Howard


Summary: [Japanese Memories by Ethel Howard. This Japanese memoir was published in 1918. A short summary from the book s Foreword The contents of this book are primarily personal experiences of a seven years stay in the house of a Japanese nobleman having been gleaned from jottings in my diary and such reminiscences as my memory recalls. In writing of a country so steeped in century-old traditions and of a ...]
Genres: [travel | non fiction | biographyDownloads: 336

Jeanne La Fileuse

  [french | 1888]  

Honor Beaugrand


Excerpts: [... remontait le fleuve en chantant gaiement, les refrains sur l'aviron. Montral, on achetait les haches de chantier et on prenait une fte avant de mettre ...... trop souvent, et rappelez-vous que derrire la lgende, il y a la leon terrible d'un Dieu vengeur qui ordonne au riche de faire la charit. C'tait ...... la fourche et la faux, et continuer les travaux de la moisson. VII. Deux ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 12

Jefferson And His Colleagues A Chronicle Of The Virginia

  [english | ]  

Allen Johnson


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 319-325.]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 142

Johan Doxa

  [dutch | 1917]  

Herman Teirlinck


Summary: [Herman Louis Cesar Teirlinck (Sint-Jans-Molenbeek 24 February 1879- Beersel-Lot 4 February 1967 was a Belgian writer. He was the fifth child and only son of Isidoor Teirlinck and Oda van Nieuwenhove who were both teachers in Brussels. As a child he had frail health and spent much of his time at the countryside in Zedelgem with his paternal grandparents.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 204

John Eliot First Indian Teacher And Interpreter

  [english | 1896]  

William Wallace Tooker


Summary: [John Eliot S First Indian Teacher And Interpreter by William Wallace Tooker. John Eliot s First Indian Teacher and Interpreter by William Wallace Tooker]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 246

John Hus

  [english | 1915]  

William Dallmann


Summary: [The Lives of John Lennon is a 1988 biography of musician John Lennon by American author Albert Goldman. The book is a product of several years of research and hundreds of interviews with many of Lennons friends acquaintances servants and musicians. Notwithstanding it is best known for its criticism and generally negative representation of the personal lives of Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 100

John Knox

  [english | 1896]  

A Taylor Innes


Summary: [Bibliographical footnotes.]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 84

John Knox And The Reformation

  [english | ]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [Bibliographical footnotes.]
Genres: [biography | religion | historyDownloads: 459
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