Francis Parkman, Jr. - Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIVPart five of Francis Parkman's multi-volume series France and England in North America is but one of the masterful narratives that have earned him the reputation as one of the most notable American historians....
10 hours 3 minutes
Ralph Keeler - Vagabond AdventuresRalph Keeler failed as a novelist, but this autobiography reflects a life well-lived with humor and adventure. Keeler was in the same literary circle as satirist Bret Harte, novelist Charles Warren Stoddard, editor...
5 hours 11 minutes
Ernest Belfort Bax - Story of the French RevolutionPreface Excerpt: «The following sketch of the course of the French Revolution was originally published during 1889 in serial form in „Justice,“ the weekly organ of the Social Democratic Federation. It has been...
3 hours 45 minutes
Carl E. Koppenhaver - Martin LutherThis short, engaging volume summarizes the life of a priest who, intending to spark a lively academic debate by nailing 95 theses on a church door, unwittingly sets the continent aflame with the 1517 Reformation of...
1 hour 20 minutes
Harry A. Franck - Zone Policeman 88; A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and Its WorkersHarry A. Franck was an American travel writer. After publishing Vagabond Journey Around the World , he spent 3 months in the Canal Zone of Panama as a census-taker and police officer. This work is a series of...
6 hours 15 minutes
Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Book of American ExplorersThis book tells the story of exploration in America in the words of the explorers themselves. It consists of extracts from narratives of the early discoverers and explorers of the American continent from the Northmen...
9 hours 54 minutes
James O. Brayman - Thrilling Adventures By Land And SeaThere is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of the nature of Romance, does not exercise the same influence upon the mind or...
10 hours 23 minutes
Sydney Fisher - Chronicles of America Volume 08 - The Quaker ColoniesThe Quaker Colonies describes the Quaker emigration to the colonies in the sixteen and seventeen hundreds and at the same time its involvement in the evolution of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. Throughout, the...
4 hours 59 minutes
Elizabeth W. Grierson - Tales Of English Minsters: Canterbury Cathedral Kent and Saint Paul's LondonThese simple stories of two of England’s greatest cathedrals were originally written for youth (1910) but adults will also enjoy them. St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, and Canterbury Cathedral in Kent County are central...
2 hours 46 minutes
Eva March Tappan - World’s Story Volume VI: Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States and TurkeyThis is the sixth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art , edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature,...
16 hours 37 minutes