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Characters And Events Of Roman History

  [english | 1909]  

Guglielmo Ferrero

Summary: [Guglielmo Ferrero (July 21 1871 ? August 3 1942) was an Italian historian journalist and novelist author of the Greatness and Decline of Rome (6 vols. 1903-1908). Ferrero devoted his writings to liberalism. Born in Portici near Naples Ferrero studied law in Pisa Bologna and Turin. Soon afterward he married Gina Lombroso a daughter of Cesare Lombroso a sociologist and historian with whom he wrote ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 431

Charter And Supplemental Charter Of The Hudson Bay Company

  [english | 1670]  


Excerpts: [... there may probably arise very great Advantage to Us and Our Kingdom. AND WHEREAS the said Undertakers, for their further Encouragement in the said Design, ...... possess, enjoy and retain, Lands, Rents, Privileges, Liberties, Jurisdictions, Franchises, and Hereditaments, of what Kind, Nature or Quality soever they ...... AND WE WILL, ordain, and grant by these Presents for Us, Our ...]
Genres: [history | politicsDownloads: 425

Chats On Household Curios

  [english | 1914]  

Fred Burgess

Excerpts: [... cared for such things in the past. Perhaps it is because there were so few opportunities of arranging and displaying household antiques during the last ...... within reach of the fire. The furnishings of the hearth have become more decorative as times have become more luxurious and art has gained the ascendant ...... in connection with the ingle side. Perhaps the earlier form ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 90

Chattanooga Or Lookout Mountain And Missionary Ridge From

  [english | 1907]  

Bradford Ripley Wood

Excerpts: [... Gen. Hooker up the north face of the mountain, and also the charge of the army of the Cumberland under Gen. Thomas up the western slope of Missionary ...... guns of Capt. Naylor's battery, the 10th Indiana. This battery consisted of one 10-pounder and one 20-pounder Parrott, and two 12-pounder brass howitzers. ...... wagons going up the road on Mission Ridge, 85 degrees east of ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 165

Chess History And Reminiscences

  [english | 1893]  

Henry Edward Bird

Excerpts: [... been considered as quite satisfactorily proved and established by authorities deemed trustworthy, both native and foreign, and are quite consistent ...... solutions. We must suppose this to be due to an oversight, as he gives the key moves of the four problems by English composers. The omission is deplorable, ...... popularising of chess amongst the industrial classes. CHESS NOTES ...]
Genres: [history | games | biographyDownloads: 219

Chicot The Jester

  [english | 1846]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [Chicot The Jester by Alexandre Dumas P Re. A novel by Dumas feauturing intrigue and adventure in the dangerous days of the sixteenth century. Check Out More Great Titles From Dodo Publishing Click on Dodo Publishing Editor under the title to see a full list of all of our great books New titles are being added daily so be sure to check back often to find more great discounted books ]
Genres: [adventure | historyDownloads: 362

Chignecto Isthmus First Settlers

  [english | 1902]  

Howard Trueman

Summary: [Chignecto Isthmus First Settlers by Howard Trueman. The discovery of America added nearly a third to the then known land surface of the earth and opened up two of its richest continents. If such an extent of territory were thrown into the world s market to-day the rapidity with which it would be exploited and explored and its wealth made tributary to the world s requirements would astonish if ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 45

Children Stories In American Literature 1660 1860

  [english | 1895]  

Henrietta Christian Wright

Excerpts: [... of life, and the constant care needed to keep the specimens in good condition brought an additional sense of loss. Was there no way in which the ...... brought from Holland, and sat in the roomy kitchen whose floor had just been sprinkled with sand brought from Coney Island, and on whose walls hung ...... where he was welcomed as one who had won for his country great honors. He was ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 323

China And The Manchus

  [english | 1912]  

Herbert Giles

Summary: [China by Demetrius Charles Boulger. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects China History Asia China ]
Genres: [travel | historyDownloads: 75

Christianity And Islam In Spain

  [english | 1889]  

Charles Reginald Haines

Excerpts: [... Suevi, on the river Baetis, and had left an abiding record of their brief stay in the name Andalusia. [1] Inter barbaros pauperem libertatem quam inter ...... men under Tarif abu Zarah,[3] a Berber. This took place in October 710 but the actual invasion did not occur till April 30, 711, when 12,000 men landed ...... had only to pronounce the simple formula: There is no God but God, ...]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 445

Chronica De El Rei D Affonso Henriques

  [english | 1906]  

Duarte Galvo

Excerpts: [... da Monarquia Lusitana, pde suppr-se, tornra inutil a impresso ou publicao da chronica de Affonso Henriques por Duarte Galvo. Mas, talvez por causa dos ...... Bispos: e como no depunho o Habito Monachal, que era Preto, o Clero se compunha imitao do seu Prelado. Deste tempo ficou na S de Coimbra a mal tramada ...... muita parte no sabida, o mundo soubesse parte de si mesmo, e por ...]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 97

Chronicles Of Border Warfare

  [english | 1895]  

Alexander Scott Withers

Excerpts: [... molded his materials into shape, and put them into print, when he was called hence at an early age, without having an opportunity to revise and ...... to effect the safety of Tygart's family. This was done and the country abandoned by them. Not long after this, Doctor Thomas Eckarly and his two ...... which she had passed without knowing it. She had been then upwards of twenty days ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 379

Civil War Experiences

  [english | 1911]  

Henry Coddington Meyer

Excerpts: [... Never mind, take the last one, which was fortunate for us. In a moment or two we heard the clatter of the horses' hoofs on the pike, and then saw ...... to convey the idea that I now think McClellan should not have been superseded. The only mistake was in selecting the man that superseded him. In due ...... at Aldie, he now appeared in a uniform consisting of a black velvet jacket ...]
Genres: [war | history | biographyDownloads: 157

Clare Avery

  [english | ]  

Emily Sarah Holt

Summary: [Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt by Emily Sarah Holt. Excert from the book This book one of Emily Holt s many historical novels is set in the reign of Elizabeth around the time of the Armada which has a chapter to itself. The story revolves round a moderately well-off family who really did exist many details of the family being given in the last chapter or Appendix. In order to make the story ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | historyDownloads: 144


  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus

Summary: [Claudius by Douglas Jackson. Claudius desires total conquest. Caratacus will fight for freedom. An epic battle is coming in this second gripping and visceral novel of the Roman invasion of Britain for fans of Conn Iggulden and Simon Scarrow. 43 AD in Southern Britain Caratacus chief of the Britons watches from a hilltop as the scarlet cloaks of the Roman army spread across his land like blood. ...]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 204

Clotel Or The President Daughter

  [english | 1853]  

William Wells Brown

Summary: [William Wells Brown (November 6 1814 ? November 6 1884) was a prominent abolitionist lecturer novelist playwright and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States Brown escaped to the North where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer. Brown was a pioneer in several different literary genres including travel writing fiction and drama and wrote what is considered ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | african american studiesDownloads: 396

Cocoa And Chocolate

  [english | 1920]  

Arthur Knapp

Summary: [Cocoa And Chocolate by Arthur W Knapp. PREFACE Although there are several excellent scientific works dealing in a detailed manner with the cacao bean and its products from the various view points of the technician there is no comprehensive modern work written for the general reader. Until that appears I offer this little book which attempts to cover lightly but accurately the whole ground ...]
Genres: [history | nature | cookingDownloads: 29

Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave

  [english | 1881]  

Frederick Douglass

Summary: [Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave by Frederick Douglass. The Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave written by legendary author Frederick Douglass are widely considered to be one of the greatest writings of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave is required reading ...]
Genres: [african american studies | essays | historyDownloads: 328

Colonel John Brown Of Pittsfield Massachusetts

  [english | 1908]  

Archibald Murray Howe

Excerpts: [... Colonel John Brown, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Brave Accuser of Benedict Arnold. Author: Archibald Murray Howe. Release Date: February ...... three years later, where Brown served under him as a major of a Berkshire County regiment. Some writers call Brown king's attorney at Caughnawaga, ...... to the destruction of the tea at Boston. He was quite discriminating. While he ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 207

Colonizao De Loureno Marques

  [english | 1897]  

Alfredo Freire De Andrade

Excerpts: [... Freire d'Andrade. COLONISAO. LOURENO MARQUES. PORTO TYPOGRAPHIA DE A. J. DA SILVA TEIXEIRA Rua da Cancella Velha, 70 1897. COLONISAO. LOURENO ...... que, junto margem da bahia, ser sempre a de maior valor. Muitas tentativas se tm feito j e as camaras e commisses municipaes tm diligenciado resolver ...... o arvoredo sempre forte e robusto, e as especies numerosas, dando por vezes ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 380
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