Books published in 1764

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An Account Of The Diseases Which Were Most Frequent In The

  [english | 1764]  

Donald Monro

Summary: [Donald Monro (or Munro) (fl.c.1550-1575) was a Scottish clergyman who wrote an early and historically valuable description of the Hebrides and other Scottish islands and enjoyed the honorific title of ?Dean of the Isles?.]
Genres: [healthDownloads: 91

Le Blanc Et Le Noir

  [french | 1764]  


Summary: [Black Skin White Masks is a 1952 book written by Frantz Fanon originally published in French as Peau noire masques blancs. In this study Fanon uses psychoanalysis and psychoanalytical theory to explain the feelings of dependency and inadequacy that Black people experience in a White world. He speaks of the divided self-perception of the Black Subject who has lost his native cultural originality ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 247

The Castle Of Otranto

  [english | 1764]  

Horace Walpole

Summary: [The Castle of Otranto is a 1764 novel by Horace Walpole. It is generally regarded as the first gothic novel and it was indeed the first novel to describe itself by that term. Castle is thus generally credited with initiating the Gothic literary genre one that would become extremely popular in the later 18th century and early 19th century. Thus Walpole is arguably the forerunner of such authors as ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 121