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The American Senator

  [english | 1877]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [The American Senator by Anthony Trollope. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 271

Shirley

  [english | 1849]  

Charlotte Bronte


Summary: [Jane Eyre / by Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / by Emily Bronte -- Shirley / by Charlotte Bronte -- Villette / by Charlotte Bronte -- The professor / by Charlotte Bronte.]
Genres: [fiction | political | romanceDownloads: 34

Equality

  [english | 1897]  

Edward Bellamy


Summary: [Black Workers Struggle for Equality in Birmingham is a 2001 book written by David Montgomery Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University in collaboration with Horace Huntley of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The book makes use of oral histories to explain the interactions between African-American workers and labor unions in the post-Civil War American South.]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 194

Demos

  [english | 1886]  

George Gissing


Summary: [First published in 1886 reprint of the 1897 ed.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 356

The Napoleon Of Notting Hill

  [english | 1904]  

Gilbert Keith Chesterton


Summary: [The Napoleon of Notting Hill is a novel written by G. K. Chesterton in 1904 set in a nearly-unchanged London in 1984.Though the novel deals with the future it concentrates not on technology nor on totalitarian government but on a government where no one cares what happens comparable to Fahrenheit 451 in that respect.The dreary succession of randomly selected Kings of England is broken up when ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | politicalDownloads: 349

Man On The Box

  [english | 1904]  

Harold Macgrath


Summary: [A gay romance of Washington today carried off with admirable dash and spirit and with just enough tragedy to give point to the comic touch. The hero masquerades as a coachman takes service in his ladys livery becomes involved in a diplomatic intrigue and altogether has the liveliest kind of a time.]
Genres: [fiction | political | romanceDownloads: 50

Democracy

  [english | 1880]  

Henry Adams


Summary: [De la democratie en Amerique (published in two volumes the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the democratic institutions of the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is Of Democracy in America but the usual translation of the title is simply Democracy in America. It is regarded as a ...]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 309

Le Talon De Fer

  [french | 1908]  

Jack London


Summary: [Le Talon de fer (The Iron Heel) est un roman de Jack London paru en 1908. Cest une contre-utopie sur la monte dune tyrannie fasciste aux tats-Unis.Le Talon de fer dcrit une insurrection qui serait arrive entre 1914 et 1918 et analyse par un observateur du XXVIIe sicle. Lauteur relate le dveloppement de la classe ouvrire nord-amricaine et ses combats contre loligarchie travers le point de vue ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 115

The Iron Heel

  [english | 1908]  

Jack London


Summary: [The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London first published in 1908.Generally considered to be the earliest of the modern Dystopian it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. It is arguably the novel in which Jack Londons socialist views are most explicitly on display. A forerunner of soft science fiction novels and stories of the 1960s and 1970s ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 10

Une Invasion Sans Precedent

  [french | 1910]  

Jack London


Summary: [Une tonnante nouvelle danticipation politique crite en 1910.]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 109

Freedom

  [english | 1961]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy is a book edited by Sita Ram Goel and which he published under his Voice of India imprint in 1998. The book contains previously published official documents of court cases and newspaper articles. The book is about censorship and Freedom of Expression in India. It criticizes the banning of books and the what he considers to be the ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 130

Mother

  [english | 1907]  

Maxim Gorky


Summary: [The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother a Daughter and the Town That Raised Them is a memoir by Amy Dickinson the author of the syndicated advice column Ask Amy. It was released on February 3rd 2009 by Hyperion Books. On the publication date Dickinson appeared on Good Morning America and the following day she appeared on The View to promote the memoir which chronicles her experiences with ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | politicalDownloads: 76

A Hoosier Chronicle

  [english | 1912]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [The history of the making and marring of men in politics.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 125

In The Arena

  [english | 1905]  

Newton Booth Tarkington


Excerpts: [... most need in politics is more good men. Thousands of good men are in and they need the others who are not in. More would come if they knew how much ...... think of it? says Bob, when Genz finished. Ain't it worth the money? I declare, it's so neat and simple and so almighty smart besides, I'm almost ...... and his sweetheart, the chambermaid! Ugh! The vulgar ridicule-the hideous ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | short storiesDownloads: 418

Soldiers Of Fortune

  [english | 1897]  

Richard Harding Davis


Summary: [A romance of Americas nascent imperial power recounting the adventures of Robert Clay a mining engineer and sometime mercenary and Hope Langham the daughter of a wealthy American industrialist as they become caught up in a coup in Olancho a fictional Latin American republic. When the coup organized by corrupt politicians and generals threatens the American-owned Valencia Mining Company Clay ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | romanceDownloads: 99

Obra Y Semblanza De Rosa Luxemburgo

  [spanish | 1919]  

Rosa Luxemburgo


Summary: [La vida y obra de Rosa Luxemburgo (1870-1919) no puede separarse de sus textos pues su pensamiento y la accin poltica formaron un todo a lo largo de su vida. Dividido en dos partes aqu se recoge en primer lugar su biografa obra frases clebres y semblanza de su personalidad y en una segunda parte una seleccin de sus textos ms brillantes que resumen su pensamiento crtico con la evolucin dictatorial ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | politicalDownloads: 481

It Cant Happen Here

  [english | 1935]  

Sinclair Lewis


Summary: [How Holocausts Happen is a book by Douglas V. Porpora that deals with the United States involvement in Central America in regards to their participation in the genocidal polices of Nicaraguan counterrevolutionary forces and the reaction of the general public to the Holocaust in Nazi Germany.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | politicalDownloads: 449

Lutopie

  [french | 1516]  

Thomas More


Summary: [Pamphlet virulent dirig contre la socit anglaise dHenri VIII et construction imaginaire proposant en contrepoint limage dune socit idale LUtopie publie en 1516 est la clbre contribution de lhumaniste chrtien Thomas More au dbat philosophique sur les finalits du politique. Ami drasme dnonant avec lui les garements de lglise et de ltat More espre en dressant le tableau de la cit idale rappeler ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophy | politicalDownloads: 126

The Jungle

  [english | 1906]  

Upton Sinclair


Summary: [Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely-connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically it is a midquel to the first Tarzan novel Tarzan of the Apes as the events recounted in it actually occur within Chapter 11 of that novel between Tarzans avenging of his ...]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 11

Caleb Williams

  [english | 1794]  

William Godwin


Summary: [Things as They Are or The Adventures of Caleb Williams (often abbreviated to Caleb Williams) (1794) by William Godwin is a three-volume novel written as a call to end the abuse of power by what Godwin saw as a tyrannical government. Intended as a popularization of the ideas presented in his 1793 treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal and other institutions can and ...]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 29
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