List of chapters
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Francis Parkman, Jr. - Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV
Part 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....
Parkman - France and England in North America
Biography & Autobiography
Ralph Keeler - Vagabond Adventures
Ralph 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...
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Andrew Lang - Historical Mysteries
Edited by Andrew Lang, Historical Mysteries is a collection of infamous unsolved mysteries from various points in history.
and 11 more
Ernest Belfort Bax - Story of the French Revolution
Preface 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...
Biography & Autobiography
Carl E. Koppenhaver - Martin Luther
This 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...
Harry A. Franck - Zone Policeman 88; A Close Range Study of the Panama Canal and Its Workers
Harry 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...
and 3 more
Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Book of American Explorers
This 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...
and 12 more
James O. Brayman - Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea
There 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...
Sydney Fisher - Chronicles of America Volume 08 - The Quaker Colonies
The 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...
Chronicles of America Series
Elizabeth W. Grierson - Tales Of English Minsters: Canterbury Cathedral Kent and Saint Paul's London
These 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...
Frederick Whymper - Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1
Everything about the sea: history of ships, famous mariners and life on shipboard, adventure, shipwrecks and daring rescues. — Summary by Kikisaulite
and 12 more
Eva March Tappan - World’s Story Volume VI: Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States and Turkey
This 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,...
and 19 more
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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