Books published in 1918

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A Century Of Negro Migration

  [english | 1918]  

Carter Woodson


Excerpts: [... there was a decided reaction which soon blighted their hopes.[3] In the Northern commonwealths, however, the sentiment in behalf of universal freedom, ...... were not free to extend their operations throughout the colonies, they did much to enable the Negroes to reach free soil. As the Quakers believed in ...... the sea, especially on the slavery question.[33] The natural endowment ...]
Genres: [non fiction | history | african american studiesDownloads: 381

A Diary Without Dates

  [english | 1918]  

Enid Bagnold


Summary: [Reprint of the 1918 ed. published by W. Heinemann London.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 121

A Draft Programme of Our Party

  [english | 1918]  

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: 354

A Manual Of The Art Of Fiction

  [english | 1918]  

Clayton Hamilton


Excerpts: [... natural to the situation. It brags of its descent, although its origins are obscure. It has won its way to the front and it has forced its admission ...... has done. They are beginning to resent the assertion of the loyal adherents of the drama, that the novel is too loose a form to call forth the best efforts ...... which pass his understanding. Many a casual occurrence of the ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 91

A Minstrel In France

  [english | 1918]  

Harry Lauder


Excerpts: [... farewell and godspeed, all my friends and my relations, and I went among them, shaking them by the hand and thinking of the long whiles before I'd be ...... they did-as they did. Their deeds at Gallipoli speak for them and will forever speak for them-the men of Australia and New Zealand. There the word ...... again. There were scores of thousands of men in Britain who needed only ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | warDownloads: 306

A Novelist On Novels

  [english | 1918]  

W George


Summary: [Alexander George (Alec) Craig (1897?1973) was an author and poet who wrote extensively about banned books. Craig was interested more generally in sexual behaviour and reform and was also engaged with the socialist movement. He was involved with the Progressive League reviewing books for their journal. His papers are in the archives of Senate House Library.]
Genres: [non fiction | essays | sexualityDownloads: 372

A Padre In France

  [english | 1918]  

George Birmingham


Excerpts: [... there were hospital trains. An Englishman would have written letters about the pressing need and there would not have been hospital trains for a long ...... were only two ways in which the enemy worried us. His submarines occasionally raided the neighbourhood of our harbour. Then our letters were delayed ...... I became aware that the whole business of the starting of this great ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | warDownloads: 299

A Patriotic Schoolgirl

  [english | 1918]  

Angela Brazil


Excerpts: [... keen survey of that portion of her sister's face which was not buried in the pillow. Oh. the atmosphere's damp, is it. she remarked. Dona, you're ...... you're late for a meal you put a penny in the missionary box.. Marjorie walked into the large dining-hall with Mollie Simpson. She felt she had made, ...... refusals to record tender particulars and though Patricia's enemies were ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literature | warDownloads: 187

A Royal Prisoner

  [english | 1918]  

Marcel Allain


Summary: [The daring exploits of Fantmas in his attempts to get possession of the King of Hesse-Weimars famous diamond.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 191

A School History Of The Great War

  [english | 1918]  

Charles Coulomb


Summary: [This book was incredible. so very helpful. im not studying the great war but as a person who wanted to just know more about it this book really worked. its very easy to understand. a good read as well as informative.]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 124

Adventures Of Bindle

  [english | 1918]  

Herbert Jenkins


Summary: [Adventures Of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins. 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.]
Genres: [humor | short story collectionDownloads: 123

Ambulancing On The French Front

  [english | 1918]  

Edward Coyle


Summary: [Ambulancing On The French Front Medics And Nurses At War by Edward R Coyle. Edward R Coyle was one of the first Americans to work as an ambulance man on the French Front during World War I. This is the true story of his wartime experiences while working as a Volunteer for the Red Cross in the French 8th Army 9th Corp 17th Division.]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 236

American Red Cross Text Book On Home Hygiene And Care Of The

  [english | 1918]  

American Red Cross


Excerpts: [... Higher plants in turn furnish food for men and animals, and so the food supply is used over and over in different forms, making what is known ...... infections, such as smallpox, measles, yellow fever, tetanus, whooping-cough, typhoid fever, cholera, plague, scarlet fever, and other diseases, have ...... The buckets are frequently emptied and the contents buried at least one foot ...]
Genres: [health | instructionalDownloads: 307

An Deutschlands Jugend

  [german | 1918]  

Walther Rathenau


Summary: [Walther Rathenau (September 29 1867 ? June 24 1922) was a German Jewish industrialist politician writer and statesman who served as Foreign Minister of Germany during the Weimar Republic.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 172

An Orkney Maid

  [english | 1918]  

Amelia Edith Barr


Excerpts: [... doubtless her prayer was the prayer of Naaman, that when she bowed herself in the House of Rimmon, the Lord would pardon her for it.. No one could ...... answered Ragnor, with a laugh. The Sea Gull may have hands she has no tongue.. All that touches the Sea Gull is a thing by itself, cried pretty ...... then, thou art more feared than loved. Few know thee well enough to risk thy ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | warDownloads: 269

Anderson Crow Detective

  [english | 1918]  

George Barr Mccutcheon


Summary: [Excerpt:Two events of great importance took place in Tinkletown on the night of May 6 1918. The first occurring at half-past ten oclock was of sufficient consequence to rouse the entire population out of bed?thereby creating a situation almost unique which allowed every one in town to participate in all the thrills of the second.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 323

Annajanska The Bolshevik Empress

  [english | 1918]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... The modern variety theatre demands for its turns little plays called sketches, to last twenty minutes or so, and to enable some favorite performer ...... up their cloaks and caps. Schneidekind takes a little longer than Strammfest, who comes to the table. STRAMMFEST. Schneidekind. SCHNEIDEKIND. Yes, ...... the table with a groan.]. SCHNEIDEKIND. Tired out, Sir. STRAMMFEST. O ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 35

Antinous A Poem

  [english | 1918]  

Fernando Pessoa


Summary: [Fernando Pessa (April 15 1902 - April 29 2002) was a Portuguese journalist and reporter. Early in 2002 Pessa was hailed as the worlds oldest journalist. He joined Portugals state radio in 1934 and covered World War II for BBC radio for which he was subsequently appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by King George VI. Pessa later launched Portugals national radio and TV service ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 183

Architecture And Democracy

  [english | 1918]  

Claude Fayette Bragdon


Summary: [Architecture and democracy.--Ornament from mathematics.--Harnessing the rainbow.--Louis Sullivan prophet of democracy.--Color and ceramics.--Symbols and sacraments.--Self-education.]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 10

Ashton Kirk Criminologist

  [english | 1918]  

John Mcintyre


Summary: [Who held the old-fashioned brass candlestick that struck down the Bounder--and set mystery a-throbbing in the quiet suburb of Stanwick? Bat Scanlon athletic trainer and good sport found a clue in the dark hotel office where the little Swiss sharpened his murderous knife. But it was Ashton-Kirk who discovered the pat a beautiful woman played in the drama.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 111
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