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Anthropology

  [english | 1892]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [Anthropology: And a Hundred Other Stories is a book by British author Dan Rhodes published in 2000 by Canongate. It consists of 101 tales each of 101 words all about girlfriends and has been published in seven languages. It was written between October 1997 and November 1998 whilst the author was fruit picking on a farm. It received reviews in The Times New York Times and The Independent. and has ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 78

Anti Slavery Opinions Before The Year 1800

  [english | 1873]  

George Buchanan


Summary: [George Buchanan (February 1506 ? 28 September 1582) was a Scottish historian and humanist scholar. He was part of the Monarchomach movement.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 459

Anzeiger Des Germanischen Nationalmuseums Jg 1900

  [german | 1900]  

Gustav Von Bezold


Excerpts: [... m. *Von Privaten: Amberg.* Rust, Oberexpeditor, 3 m. *Annaberg.* Frulein Clara Seyer 2 m. *Ansbach.* Armee-Konservenfabrik 3 m. *Berlin.* von Bardeleben, ...... von Ph. A. Degmair, nach Gottfr. Eichler. Ehrengedchtni Herzog Carls von Wrttemberg. 1794. Kupferstich von D'Argent. Vue gnrale de la ville de Vienne. ...... und Servirzeugnis fr den Apothekergesellen Joh. Christian Henckel ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 348

Apontamentos Sobre A Via De Communicao Do Rio Madeira

  [english | 1870]  

Antonio Rebouas


Excerpts: [... miro a navegao a vapor dos tributarios do Alto Madeira e a communicao facil d'ahi com o Atlantico como uma necessidade indeclinavel do progresso moral ...... na praa do Par o capital necessario mesma empreza. Ha pois, tanto na Bolivia como no Brasil, o mais vivo empenho de communicar-se facil e effectivamente ...... adorado pelos indios dessas paragens, porque crena entre elles que ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 343

Appreciations Of Richard Harding Davis

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... nothing in the least like his talk. His eye had photographed, his mind had developed and prepared the slides, his words sent the light through them, and ...... there poured into you affection and encouragement. But the great times, of course, were when be came in person, and the temperature of the house, ...... to the delicious ease and clarity of his style, imagine that he wrote ...]
Genres: [biography | non fictionDownloads: 45

Are The Effects Of Use And Disuse Inherited

  [english | 1890]  

William Platt Ball


Excerpts: [... of the Origin of Species, but already stoutly questioned and firmly rejected by such followers of his as Weismann, Wallace, Poulton, Ray Lankester, ...... were no longer needed as weapons of war or organs of prehension, &c. We can hardly assume that the lower half of the face is specially exempt from ...... two out of his three cases it is disuse, or diminished use, which fails to ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 26

Ars Recte Vivendi

  [english | ]  

George William Curtis


Summary: [Ars Recte Vivende by George William Curtis. Yet that result aroused public sentiment to the atrocity of this barbarous survival of the ordeal of private battle. That one of the most justly renowned of public men of unsurpassed ability should be shot to death like a mad dog because he had expressed the general feeling about an unprincipled schemer was an exasperating public misfortune. But that he ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 129

As A Chinaman Saw Us

  [english | 1904]  

Anonymous


Summary: [The Chinaman Pacific and Frisco R.R. Co. is a 1988 short-story collection by Frank Chin that collects many of the short stories he had published in the 1970s. It won the American Book Award. The collection deals with Chinese-American history by recalling the work of early Chinese immigrants in such jobs as coolie railworker and launderer.]
Genres: [correspondence | non fictionDownloads: 271

As A Matter Of Course

  [english | 1894]  

Annie Payson Call


Summary: [Its a Matter of Survival is a 1991 book by Anita Gordon and David Suzuki. Written for the general reader the book looks ahead 50 years and explores the condition of human society and the environment. Suggestions are given about how to improve the future. The book originated as a radio series aired in 1989 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.]
Genres: [non fiction | health | psychologyDownloads: 297

Auld Licht Idyls

  [english | ]  

J Barrie


Summary: [v. 1. Auld licht idylls. Better dead.--v. 2. When a mans single.--v. 3. A window in Thrums. An Edinburgh eleven.--v. 4-5. The little minister.--v. 6-7. Sentimental Tommy.--v. 8. My lady Nicotine. Margaret Ogilvy.--v. 9-10. Tommy and Grizel 1900.--v. 11. The little white bird: or Adventures in Kensington gardens 1903.--v. 12. Peter and Wendy 1911.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 360

Aus Kroatien

  [german | 1920]  

Arthur Achleitner


Excerpts: [... Sden Kroatiens, Lika (d. h. Abgrenzung, Grenzland), herrscht die Melancholie des Karstes. Das Gebiet ist zwar noch begrnt, doch die wenigen ...... To je guska. Das ist Gans. Schmecken nach Gansbraten sehr gut. Prozim. (Ich bitte.) Darf ich noch mehr davon essen.. Der Kommandant erwiderte ...... neuen Befehl des Regimentskommandos in Hnden hielt, ein Dienstschreiben an alle ...]
Genres: [non fiction | travelDownloads: 43

Australian Writers

  [english | 1896]  

Desmond Byrne


Excerpts: [... States for over a century may be found expressed in its literature from the native standpoint, and not merely from that of the intelligent outside ...... of the talent that cannot be absorbed in the already overcrowded ranks of law and medicine might find employment in building a literature which should ...... recklessness which disregarded alike his public reputation and the ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 155

Back From The Living Dead

  [english | 1945]  

Bert Bank


Excerpts: [... had rescued the 60 survivors of a ship carrying approximately 800 and brought them to our camp at Cabanatuan. The civilians were interned at the ...... After leaving Hollandia we were on the water 14 days and on March 8th we passed under the Golden Gate bridge. I don't think that there was an American ...... Americans and Filipinos were buried alive on this march. American ...]
Genres: [non fiction | war | post 1930Downloads: 393

Bacon Is Shake Speare

  [english | 1910]  

Edwin Durning Lawrence


Summary: [Bibliographical footnotes.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 19

Banking

  [english | 1914]  

William Scott


Excerpts: [... of the principles and problems of banking. Since it is designed primarily for American readers, special attention has been given to conditions in ...... the kinds and denominations wanted and if he wants to make payments to his creditors in other forms than cash, he sends them checks on his bank payable ...... who present the checks at the counters of the banks upon which they are ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 90

Bases Da Ortografia Portuguesa

  [english | 1885]  

Guilherme Abreu


Summary: [Guilherme de Vasconcelos Abreu (1842-1917) was a Portuguese writer map maker and orientalist.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 108

Bases Pour Servir Aux Entreprises De Colonisation Dans Les

  [french | 1882]  

Auguste Brougnes


Excerpts: [... culture. On ne peut le croire et les soixante millions provenant de la conversion de la rente, distribus chaque anne nos trois millions de petits cultivateurs, ...... c'est que le pays que l'on veut coloniser offre des garanties d'ordre et de paix, une situation hyginique et climatrique, sans danger pour ...... Par le chapitre 1er, il est cr un bureau de terres et des colonies ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 284

Beethoven

  [english | 1905]  

George Alexander Fischer


Summary: [La gioconda. Act III: Dance of the hours / Ponchielli (NBC Symphony Orchestra Arturo Toscanini conductor) (9:32) -- Rigoletto. Act IV: La donna e? mobile / Verdi (Enrico Caruso tenor) (2:10) -- Die Walkure. Act II: Ho-yo-to-ho! / Wagner (Kirsten Flagstad soprano) (2:00) -- Sonata in C-sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 : (Moonlight). First movement / Beethoven (Vladimir Horowitz piano) (7:08) -- Do]
Genres: [music | biography | non fictionDownloads: 327

Begriff Der Arbeitsschule

  [german | 1920]  

Georg Kerschensteiner


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159).]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 376

Beitrge Zur Entdeckung Und Erforschung Africas

  [german | 1876]  

Gerhard Rohlfs


Excerpts: [... Preuen, um einen Plan auszuarbeiten, und nachdem diese Commission festgestellt hatte, da kein Niveauunterschied zwischen den beiden getrennten Meeren ...... jeden Augenblick am Tage die Fluthwelle von Port-Said bis Suez in Erfahrung bringen kann. Das aus dem rothen Meere kommende Wasser fliet gegen das ...... Die Mauern, oft aus gestampftem Erdboden, oft aus Feldstein, durch Thon ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 367
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