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Indian Frontier Policy

  [english | ]  

General Sir John Ayde

Excerpts: [... the independent tribes who inhabit the great region of mountains which lie between Russia and ourselves. These two circumstances-the first having ...... Khiva, but which subsequently perished from hardships and pestilence in the snowy wastes of the Barsuk Desert, north of the Aral. In view of all ...... at Cabul on April 6. Dost Mahomed, deserted for the time by his people, fled ...]
Genres: [politics | history | audiobookDownloads: 235

Indian Games

  [english | 1886]  

Andrew Mcfarland Davis

Summary: [good and nice]
Genres: [non fiction | history | gamesDownloads: 98

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

Indice Chronologico Dos Factos Mais Notaveis Da Historia Do

  [english | 1850]  

Agostinho Marques Perdigo Malheiro

Excerpts: [... dos factos mais. notaveis da Historia do Brasil, by Agostinho Marques Perdigo Malheiro This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no ...... Baro de Jacuhy e sua briosa pertinacia em continuar no seu intento contra a Banda Oriental, at que se dissolvero voluntariamente suas foras, e elle se ...... Indio Tebyri (depois do baptismo Martim Affonso) salvo-a e repellem os Indigenas....]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 206

Inns And Taverns Of Old London

  [english | ]  

Henry Shelley

Excerpts: [... the tribulations of Mary White have left no imprint on English literature. Chaucer's pilgrims have, and so long as the mere name of the Tabard survives, ...... Tabard. To catch a peep of its old-world aspect, with its quaint gallery and other indubitable tokens of a distant past, gives the pilgrim a pleasant ...... a Child, Mercury, Minerva, Diana, Apollo and Bacchus, Venus, and ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 497


  [english | 1908]  

Edward Carpenter

Summary: [Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 - 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet socialist philosopher anthologist and early gay activist. A leading figure in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain he was instrumental in the foundation of the Fabian Society and the Labour Party. A poet and writer he was a close friend of Walt Whitman and Rabindranath Tagore corresponding with many famous figures ...]
Genres: [reference | gaylesbian | historyDownloads: 377

Ireland Since Parnell

  [english | 1921]  

D Sheehan

Excerpts: [... RUIN OF A PARTY VI. TOWARDS LIGHT AND LEADING VII. FORCES OF REGENERATION AND THEIR EFFECT VIII. THE BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT AND WHAT IT CAME TO IX. THE ...... in a real or assumed outburst of moral frenzy, and the choice thrust upon the Irish people and their representatives was as to whether they should remain ...... as it had ever been. Under conditions as they were then, or as they ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 469

Ireland Under Coercion Vol 1

  [english | 1888]  

William Henry Hurlbert

Excerpts: [... and its explosive fruits the social order of countries in which it has not yet been found necessary for the Head of the Catholic Church to reaffirm the ...... one end of this street is the fashionable and hospitable Kildare Street Club at the other the Shelburne Hotel, known to all Americans. This seems ...... under the hospitable roof of Lord Houghton. Lord Ashbourne was then Mr. ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 168

Iron Making In The Olden Times

  [english | 1866]  

H Nicholls

Summary: [Allan F. Nicholls born April 8 1945 in Montreal Quebec is a Canadian actor film director film producer screenwriter and composer. He was nominated for both a BAFTA and WGA award for his writing on the 1978 film A Wedding. He is often credited as Allan Nicholls.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 199

Italian Letters Vols 12

  [english | ]  

William Godwin

Excerpts: [... starting from his eye. It is not the voice of flattery, that can render him callous to the most virtuous and respectable feelings that can inform ...... misrepresent every circumstance of his conduct. He had been calumniated, cruelly calumniated, and could he discover the author of the aspersion, he ...... to state to you the whole of my conduct. It is a sensation to which I have ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 340

Italy At War And The Allies In The West

  [english | 1917]  

Edward Alexander Powell

Excerpts: [... to filter through is coldly official, and is altogether unsuited for American consumption. The Italians are staging one of the most remarkable ...... On the Grand Canal, close by the railway-station, is the Chiesa degli Scalzi, whose ceiling by Tiepolo, one of the master's greatest works, has ...... relief the lean barrels of the anti-aircraft guns, which, from the roofs of the ...]
Genres: [war | historyDownloads: 2


  [french | 1898]  

Emile Zola

Summary: [Jaccuse?! est le titre dun article rdig par mile Zola lors de laffaire Dreyfus et publi dans le journal LAurore du 13 janvier 1898 sous forme dune lettre ouverte au Prsident de la Rpublique Flix Faure. Zola sest appuy en partie sur un dossier crit en 1896 par lcrivain Bernard Lazare.Jaccuse?! parat deux jours aprs lacquittement dEsterhazy par le conseil de guerre (11 janvier) qui semble ruiner ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | historyDownloads: 191

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 Otis The Pre Revolutionist

  [english | ]  

J Ridpath

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

James Vi And The Gowrie Mystery

  [english | 1902]  

Andrew Lang

Excerpts: [... afresh, and have convinced myself that such historians as Sir Walter Scott, Mr. Frazer Tytler, and Mr. Hill Burton were not wrong the plot was ...... from the hall, led to the Great Gallery, built and decorated by the late Earl. This extended above the dining-room and the hall, and, to the right, ...... down the turret stair, his companions following or preceding him. Gowrie, in ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 88

Jean Nu Pieds Vol 2

  [french | 1876]  

Albert Delpit

Excerpts: [... je n'aimais pas, puisque le mari qui me destinait tait le frre de mon fianc. Il se retirait, me laissant libre. Mon coeur s'ouvrait l'esprance et ...... du devoir accompli. -Fernande, ma chre femme, dit Jean, sortant enfin le premier de son silence Fernande, dans un mois nous serons unis l'un ...... Or, dans la matine, le capitaine adjudant-major du 29e, que nous avons entrevu dj, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | historyDownloads: 33

Jean Nu Pieds Vol I

  [french | 1876]  

Albert Delpit

Excerpts: [... suite de la conversation que nous avons commence:. -Es-tu fort, mon gars. demanda M. de Kardign, aprs avoir confi Aubin la direction de ses domaines. -Assez. ...... continua le chef, impressionn comme ses compagnons par la souveraine beaut de la jeune fille, nous allons chercher. -Faites. dit-elle froidement. Et, ...... le soleil levant. Une audience. L'Ocan tait l'huissier, ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 341

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

Joan Of Naples

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [Joan Of Naples by Pere Alexandre Dumas. In the night of the 15th of January 1343 while the inhabitants of Naples lay wrapped in peaceful slumber they were suddenly awakened by the bells of the three hundred churches that this thrice blessed capital contains. In the midst of the disturbance caused by so rude a call the first brought in the mind of all was that the town was on fire or that the army ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 324
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