Books published in 1908

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A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs

  [english | 1908]  

George Wrong


Summary: [A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs The Story Of A Hundred Years 1761 1861 by George M Wrong. With Illustrations]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 29

A Critical Examination Of Socialism

  [english | 1908]  

William Hurrell Mallock


Excerpts: [... Marx, the capitalist is sure to interpose with the objection that the increased output of wealth is due, not to labour, but to the machinery, and that ...... and preposterous millionaires on the one hand, and a mass of miserable ragamuffins who provided all the millions on the other, having for themselves only ...... to be engaged. The directive faculties are the mind or the brain ...]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 74

A India Portugueza

  [english | 1908]  

Hypacio De Brion


Excerpts: [... em todas as livrarias-2$000 rs. Sr. presidente, minhas senhoras e meus senhores:. Agradeo a V. Ex., sr. presidente, as palavras amaveis com que ...... homens, que assim empregavam o tempo entre dois combates. J vdes, pois, meus senhores, que bem verdade vos fallava, quando classificava de difficil ...... laos de sangue, e pelo respeito dos costumes e das leis. Mas no foi assim. A ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 44

A Little Girl In Old Salem

  [english | 1908]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... though the business this side of the world cannot be settled in some time. I send her with a trusty maid and Captain Corwin, because I do not want her ...... me and make chains out of shells, and make bracelets and anklets, and dance. And she used to go to the Sahibs' house and dance with snakes. I'm afraid ...... I believe, are given largely to falsehood, and she has lived among ...]
Genres: [young readers | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 198

A Mind That Found Itself

  [english | 1908]  

Clifford Whittingham Beers


Summary: [Treatment of mental illness has come a long way. I know of a resident that still talks about shock treatment.]
Genres: [biography | psychologyDownloads: 103

A Murder Conspiracy

  [english | 1908]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... as criminal and civil litigation are concerned, have been the subject of private study and public argument for more than seven years. Mr. Rice was ...... of the valet Jones and in the testimony of the medical experts who performed the autopsy. Jones, a self-confessed murderer, swears that upon the advice ...... first visit to Rice's apartment was made under the assumed name of ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 180

A New Revolutionary Workers Association

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In the April Theses therefore Lenin called for a struggle for a socialist program based on the independent action of the working class. Its main elements were: No Support for the Provisional government. Fight for the Soviets to take power. End the war. Confiscate the big estates. Nationalize the banks. Establish workers control of industry. Replace the police and army with a workers ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 410

A Popular History Of Astronomy During The Nineteenth Century

  [english | 1908]  

Agnes Clerke


Summary: [A Popular History Of Astronomy During The Nineteenth Century by Agnes M Clerke. Since the third edition of the present work issued from the press the nineteenth century has run its course and finished its record. A new era has dawned not by chronological prescription alone but to the vital sense of humanity. Novel thoughts are rife fresh impulses stir the nations the soughing of the wind of ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 81

A Question of Principle

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The perspective which Lenin arrived at in 1917 coincided with Trotskys theory of Permanent Revolution worked out following the experience of the 1905 revolution. This resolved the long debate within the Russian labor movement which revolved around three different conceptions of the coming revolution. All the Russian Marxists were agreed that the tasks of social transformation facing them were ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 337

A Retrograde Trend in Russian Social Democracy

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [So the Bolsheviks slogans demanded of these parties leaders that they do the job their supporters expected them to do. Their key demands were that the socialists break with the Kadets and take political power into their own hands. The compromisers could easily have done this by declaring the executive of the Soviet the government of the country. The Bolshevik slogans Down with the ten capitalist ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 211

A Room With A View

  [english | 1908]  

E Forster


Summary: [This Edwardian social comedy explores love and prim propriety among an eccentric cast of characters assembled in an Italian pensione and in a corner of Surrey England.A charming young Englishwoman Lucy Honeychurch faints into the arms of a fellow Britisher when she witnesses a murder in a Florentine piazza. Attracted to this man George Emerson?who is entirely unsuitable and whose father just may ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romance | audiobookDownloads: 43

A Star Trap

  [english | 1908]  

Bram Stoker


Summary: [Very short story which is kind of a murder mystery except for the fact that the method motive and culprit are completely clear throughout as there are only 4 characters in it. Its ok I suppose but hardly captivating.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | short storyDownloads: 200

A Third Step Back

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Returning to Russia on April 3 Lenin arrived in Petrograd during the All-Russian Conference of Bolshevik Party Workers. In his first address to the delegates he advocated uncompromising opposition to the war and the Provisional Government and irreconcilable hostility toward all supporters of both he proposed that the party struggle for the establishment of a proletarian dictatorship. At the same ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 33

Amabel Channice

  [english | 1908]  

Anne Douglas Sedgwick


Summary: [Anne Douglas Sedgwick (March 28 1873 - July 19 1935) was an American-born British writer. The daughter of a businessman she was born in Englewood New Jersey but at age nine her family moved to London. Although she made return visits to the United States she lived in England for the remainder of her life. In 1908 she married the British essayist and journalist Basil de Slincourt. During World War ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 24

American Sketches

  [english | 1908]  

Charles Whibley


Summary: [American Sketches by Charles Whibley. Early 20th Century travel observations of an Englishman. Contents NEW YORK. BOSTON. CHICAGO. NEW ENGLAND. THE YELLOW PRESS. LIBERTY AND PATRIOTISM. THE MILLIONAIRE. THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE. AMERICAN LITERATURE. THE UNDERWORLD. EPILOGUE. From Epilogue This then is the dominant impression which America gives the traveller-the impression of a serious old gentleman ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 279

An Introduction To The Study Of Comparative Religion

  [english | 1908]  

Frank Jevons


Excerpts: [... of facts and is excluded from passing judgment on the religious value of those facts. The science of religion as a historical science is concerned ...... purpose of realising the happiness and good of every individual: no man is to be treated merely as a chattel, existing solely as a means whereby his ...... I have been thinking really all the time of religious values. If the ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 461

Anne Of Green Gables

  [english | 1908]  

Lucy Maud Montgomery


Summary: [Marilla Cuthbert and Matthew Cuthbert middle-aged siblings who live together at Green Gables a farm in Avonlea on Prince Edward Island decide to adopt a boy from an orphan asylum in Nova Scotia as a helper on their farm. Through a series of mishaps the person who ends up under their roof is a precocious girl of eleven named Anne Shirley. Anne is bright and quick eager to please but dissatisfied ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 53

At Large

  [english | 1908]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [Archer at Large is an omnibus of Lew Archer novels first published by Knopf in 1970. It contains the following novels: The Galton Case The Chill Black Money It also contains a foreword written by the author.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 83

Aucassin And Nicolette

  [english | 1908]  

Anonymous


Summary: [Aucassin And Nicolette by Anonymous. The story of Love that simple theme with variations _ad libitum_ _ad infinitum_ is never old never stale never out-of-date. And as we sometimes seek rest from the brilliant audacities and complex passions of Wagner or Tschaikowsky in the tender simplicity of some ancient English air so we occasionally turn with relief from the wit and insight and subtlety of ...]
Genres: [poetry | romanceDownloads: 234

Aunt Jane Nieces At Millville

  [english | 1908]  

Edith Van Dyne


Excerpts: [... as a loon. Send me fifty cold dollars as an evvidence of good fayth and I wull see what can be done. Old Hucks is livin on the place yit do you want him ...... up, Peggy. called Nick Thorne from his seat on the counter. Somebody gone off'n me hooks an' left ye a fortun'.. Peggy was one of McNutt's most ...... Merrick frankly how you find things but remember the report must not be ...]
Genres: [young readers | audiobookDownloads: 206
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