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The Frontier in American History

4 · 142 Ratings · 804 Downloads
This 1893 survey ranks among the most important books about the impact of frontier life on U.S. society. It examines the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, d...

The History of the Peloponnesian War

4.9 · 1430 Ratings · 728 Downloads
Thucydides wrote the story of the first democracy in history, and of the fortunes and fall of its empire, but his pages contain the modern world-scene in miniature. The tale is tol...

A Short History of the World

4 · 95 Ratings · 713 Downloads
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books whe...

The History of Herodotus — Volume 1

4.8 · 205 Ratings · 679 Downloads
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original a...

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

5 · 1790 Ratings · 1455 Downloads
The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a ...

History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 1

4.9 · 1203 Ratings · 909 Downloads
The pre-eminent historian of his day, Edward Gibbon (1737-94) produced his magnum opus in six volumes between 1776 and 1788. Reissued here is the authoritative seven-volume edition...

A Child's History of England

4.7 · 298 Ratings · 495 Downloads
This book covers the period of English history from 50 B.C. To 1837. The work also includes a summarized version of events from 1837 To The accession of Queen Victoria To The thron...

History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

4 · 405 Ratings · 490 Downloads
The romantic adventures of a reckless yet personable young man are chronicled in what is considered to be the forerunner of the modern novel...

On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

5 · 629 Ratings · 597 Downloads
Scottish writer THOMAS CARLYLE (1795-1881) is perhaps best remembered today for dubbing economics "the dismal science," but in his day he was widely known-and often controversial-f...

English Literature

4.9 · 829 Ratings · 929 Downloads
This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims. The first is to create...

Bede's ecclesiastical history of the English people

0 · 0 Ratings · 541 Downloads
Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People was completed in 731 and still ranks among the most popular of history books. First published in 1969, Colgrave and Mynors's edi...

The History of Florence

4 · 795 Ratings · 172 Downloads
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were ei...

The French Revolution: A History

4.4 · 1799 Ratings · 301 Downloads
The product of a powerful and original mind, this is the history that introduced English-speaking people to the full meaning and tragedy of the French Revolution. First published i...

The Danish History, Books I-IX

4.4 · 1384 Ratings · 294 Downloads
Saxo Grammaticus...

A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 1

4.5 · 1438 Ratings · 355 Downloads
This volume contains an examination of the literature of southern Saivism, Vira-Saivism, the philosophy of Srikantha, the Saiva philosophy in the Puranas, and Saiva philosophy....

The Wars of the Jews; Or, The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem

4.4 · 681 Ratings · 305 Downloads
Josephus (37-100), who became known, in his capacity as a Roman citizen, as Titus Flavius Josephus, was a 1st-century Jewish historian and apologist of priestly and royal ancestry ...

A Text-Book of the History of Painting - Scholar's Choice Edition

0 · 0 Ratings · 423 Downloads
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original a...

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

4.6 · 657 Ratings · 418 Downloads
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexe...

The History of Herodotus Volume 2

4 · 516 Ratings · 195 Downloads
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original a...

Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation' from the Original Manuscript. with a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts

4 · 698 Ratings · 815 Downloads
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books whe...

The History of Julius Caesar and Cleopatr

4 · 327 Ratings · 188 Downloads
The History Of Julius Caesar and The History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt 1899....

The Chemical History of a Candle

4 · 227 Ratings · 187 Downloads
One of the greatest experimental scientists of all time, Michael Faraday (1791–1867) developed the first electric motor, electric generator, and dynamo — essentially creating t...

The History Ofthe Caliph Vatek

4 · 946 Ratings · 166 Downloads
Beckford's Gothic novel, Vathek, an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who mak...

Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 1

4.4 · 257 Ratings · 295 Downloads
Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the ...

History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

3.5 · 766 Ratings · 170 Downloads
Gibbon offers an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to tackle the sub...

Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World

4.3 · 771 Ratings · 243 Downloads
Raised by a pastor after her mother died and her father abandoned her, Evelina leaves the seclusion of the country for her first season out, encounters all manner of people--from p...

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

4.2 · 418 Ratings · 234 Downloads
Excerpt: ...the dearest horse!-O, yonder is his snipper-snapper.-Do you hear? you, hey-pass, 145 where's your master? MEPHIST. Why, sir, what would you? you cannot speak with him. ...

The History of Rome, Book I

4.2 · 663 Ratings · 219 Downloads
This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books a...