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Henry Iv Part 1

  [english | 1597]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [Henry IV Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second of Shakespeares tetralogy that deals with the successive reigns of Richard II Henry IV (2 plays) and Henry V. Henry IV Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspurs battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 464

Henry V

  [english | 1599]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [Henry and June: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin is a 1986 book that is based upon material excerpted from the unpublished diaries of Anais Nin. It corresponds temporally to the first volume of Anais Nins published diaries written between October 1931 and October 1932 yet is radically different in that that book begins with a description of the landscape of and around her home and never ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 418

Henry Vi Part 1

  [english | 1590]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 15881590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as The First Tetralogy.]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 23

Henry Viii

  [english | 1603]  

William Shakespeare


Summary: [The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth is a history play by William Shakespeare based on the life of Henry VIII of England. An alternative title All is True is recorded in contemporary documents the title Henry VIII not appearing until the plays publication in the First Folio of 1623. Stylistic evidence indicates that the play was written by Shakespeare in collaboration with or ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 136

Henry Viii And His Court

  [english | 1911]  

Herbert Beerbohm Tree


Summary: [Nationality.--Advent of the middle class.--The new monarchy.--Henry VIII and the English reformation.--Parliament.--Social revolution.--Political ideas of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.--Church and state in England and Scotland.--Cromwellian constitutions.--Colonial expansion.--The University of London and the study of history.]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 416

Herbert Hoover

  [english | 1920]  

Vernon Kellogg


Excerpts: [... and is now Mrs. Theodore Hoover. In those days she was known as Mildred of the berry-patches, as all the children for miles around associated her in ...... any other external influence in determining Hoover's later education and adopted ession. In Portland Herbert got a job in a real estate office as ...... promptly broke out on them in his forcible manner. What do you mean, he ...]
Genres: [history | biography | politicsDownloads: 442

Hero Stories From American History

  [english | 1903]  

Francis Ball


Excerpts: [... the fur traders, for fear of discovery. At the landing place, the army was joined by a band of American hunters who had just come from the French settlements. ...... British crown. When peace came, a few years later, the boundary lines of the United States were the Great Lakes on the north, and on the west the Mississippi ...... so many popguns. The redcoats kept up the bloodless ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | instructionalDownloads: 24

Hero Tales From American History

  [english | 1895]  

Henry Cabot Lodge


Summary: [Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12 1850 ? November 9 1924) was an American statesman a Republican politician and a noted historian. While he did not claim the title he is considered to be the first Senate majority leader.]
Genres: [short story collection | history | audiobookDownloads: 11

Heroes Of Modern Europe

  [english | 1913]  

Alice Birkhead


Excerpts: [... entirely indifferent to the fact that there was a world without. The widowed and desolate were not comforted by the knowledge which the returned Crusader ...... drew students from every capital in Europe to her ancient Universities. Milan had been a centre of learning even in the days of Roman rule, and the ...... be content with a nominal tribute of two white horses every year ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 322

Het Vrije Rusland

  [dutch | 1873]  

William Hepworth Dixon


Excerpts: [... voeren, leefde hij als een chaman hij had de kleeding van zulk een samojeedsch opperhoofd aangenomen, en met elken dag naderde hij in zijn gang, ...... zoo dicht, dat het bijkans onmogelijk is den toren te zien. Wij krijgen hier een loods aan boord zijn gelaat, door zware lokken omgolfd, drukt zachtheid ...... praams, die ons een eigenaardig beeld van het leven in deze streken ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 452

Hetty Wesley

  [english | 1903]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... corner, who sat on his backer's knee, shoeless, stripped to the buff, with an angry red mark on the right breast below the collar-bone a slight boy ...... been too hard for Hetty. He followed her up the stairs to his mother's room, and entering commanded his sisters with a gesture to sing the hymn to ...... in time to snatch the oar as it slipped over the side. But it had snapped ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | religionDownloads: 433

Hiawatha And The Iroquois Confederation

  [english | 1881]  

Horatio Hale


Summary: [Hiawatha And The Iroquois Confederation Horatio Hale by Horatio Hale. A LAWGIVER OF THE STONE AGE. By HORATIO HALE of Clinton Ontario Canada. What was the intellectual capacity of man when he made his first appearance upon the earth Or to speak with more scientific precision as the question relates to material evidences what were the mental powers of the people who fashioned the earliest stone ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 412

Hispanic Nations Of The New World

  [english | 1919]  

William Shepherd


Summary: [The Hispanic Nations Of The New World by William R Shepherd. William Robert Shepherd 1871-1934 was an American cartographer and historian. A professor at Columbia University where he specialized in American and Latin American history Shepherd is best known for his Historical Atlas published in several editions during the early twentieth century. He also wrote Hispanic Nations of the New World A ...]
Genres: [history | politicsDownloads: 481

Histoire De Deux Enfants Douvrier

  [french | 1879]  

Hendrik Conscience


Summary: [Henri Hendrik Conscience (December 3 1812 Antwerp - September 10 1883 Elsene) was a Belgian writer. He was a pioneer in writing in Dutch after the secession from the Netherlands in 1830 left Belgium a mostly French speaking country. He was the son of a Frenchman Pierre Conscience from Besanon who had been chef de timonerie in the navy of Napoleon Bonaparte and who was appointed ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 145

Histoire De La Bretagne Ancienne Et Moderne

  [french | 1854]  

Charles Barthelemy De Paris


Summary: [En 58 avant J-C toute la Gaule est occupe par les Romains... Toute? Non! Un village peupl dirrductibles Gaulois rsiste encore et toujours lenvahisseur... Mais l nous nous garons... En ralit les Romains ont peu dinfluence sur les Celtes qui vivent dans la fort armoricaine. Aussi quand les Vntes se rvoltent cest toute la Bretagne qui les suit. Bretons et Romains saffrontent lors dune bataille ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | essaysDownloads: 235

Histoire De La Revolution Francaise Iii

  [french | ]  

Adolphe Thiers


Excerpts: [... tant d'objets prcieux disparurent jamais. Une partie fut impudemment vole par des subalternes, tels que Sergent, surnomm Agathe cause d'un bijou prcieux ...... pas craint de m'accuser, je vous remercie. Je reconnais votre courage la cit clbre qui vous a dput. La patrie, vous et moi, nous gagnerons tous cette ...... du pouvoir excutif, la distribution des comits et aux prparatifs de ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 425

Histoire De La Revolution Francaise Tome 10

  [french | ]  

Adolphe Thiers


Excerpts: [... Telles furent les conditions au moyen desquelles la France entra en possession du premier port de la Mditerrane, et de l'un des plus forts du monde. Il ...... jambes croises comme les scheiks, dit avec eux les litanies du prophte, en balanant le haut de son corps et agitant sa tte. Il difia tout le saint collge ...... dcide. La Porte dclara solennellement la guerre la France[1], et,...]
Genres: [history | travelDownloads: 207

Histoire De La Rvolution Franaise Iv

  [french | ]  

Adolphe Thiers


Excerpts: [... la paix toutes les places seraient rendues. Telles furent les coupables conventions faites par Dumouriez avec le prince de Cobourg, par l'intermediaire ...... deux postes, a Nogent et a Pont-Saint-Maxence, il ferait mourir les Parisiens de faim. Au reste, ajoute-t-il, vos jacobins peuvent expier tous leurs ...... coupable, sous peine de compromettre le peu de bien qu'il m'est ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 76

Histoire De La Rvolution Franaise Ix

  [french | ]  

Adolphe Thiers


Excerpts: [... V (l797).-CARACTRES ET DIVISIONS DES CINQ DIRECTEURS, BARRAS, CARNOT, REWBELL, LETOURNEUR ET LARVELLIRE-LPAUX.-TAT DE L'OPINION PUBLIQUE. CLUB DE ...... son commerce gn dans le Nord par les Anglais et les Russes enfin elle perdit toutes ses colonies par la trahison de la plupart de ses commandans. ...... pour le moment du moins, une expdition en Irlande, mais sa banque tait menace, ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 67

Histoire De La Rvolution Franaise Vi

  [french | ]  

Adolphe Thiers


Excerpts: [... faisait fort mal. Pour remdier ce fcheux tat des choses, on supprima les comits rvolutionnaires des communes, et on ne maintint que ceux de district. ...... s'attachant toujours saisir le ct politique de la question, ajoute ces observations remarquables: Prenons ici, dit-il, les leons de l'histoire. Remarquons, ...... La Corse tait prte nous chapper depuis que Paoli s'tait dclar ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 491
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