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Saint Joan

By: George Bernard Shaw

Description: Saint Joan is a 1923 play by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw depicting the life of Joan of Arc.

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The Description of Wales

By: Giraldus Cambrensis

Description: Williams' classic edition of Hoare's classic translation is here augmented with almost 200 new annotations concerning quotations, language, geography, history, and customs alluded to in the text.

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The Story of the Pony Express

By: Glenn Danford Bradley

Description: An account of the most remarkable mail service ever in existence, and its place in history. The Pony Express was the first rapid transit and the first fast mail line across the North American continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific C

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The Code of Hammurabi

By: Hammurabi

Description: The Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi) is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1790 BC (middle chronology) in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi. One nearly complete example of the Code survives

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Pantheism Its Story and Significance

By: J. Allanson Picton
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The Makers of Canada: George Brown

By: John Lewis

Description: George Brown (November 29, 1818 – March 9, 1880) was a Scottish-born Canadian journalist, politician Fathers of Confederation. A noted Reform politician, he was also the founder and editor of the Toronto Globe, which is today (having merged w

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The Capture of a Slaver

By: John Taylor Wood

Description: A true personal account of the capture of a slave-running ship by a United States gunship in the fleet assigned for the suppression of the slave trade. It is told in 1900 by John Taylor Wood, who, 50 years earlier, had been a young midshipmen

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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Volume 1

By: Lafcadio Hearn

Description: A Japanese magic-lantern show is essentially dramatic. It is a play of which the dialogue is uttered by invisible personages, the actors and the scenery being only luminous shadows. Wherefore it is peculiarly well suited to goblinries and wei

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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: Volume 2

By: Lafcadio Hearn
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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

Description: Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before and after the American Civil War. The book begins with a brief history of the river. It continues with anecdotes of Twai

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The Prince

By: Niccolo MacHiavelli

Description: Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written in 1513, but not published until 1532, fiv

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The Federalist Papers

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The Historical Nights Entertainment: Volume 2

By: Rafael Sabatini
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The Historical Nights' Entertainment: Volume 1

By: Rafael Sabatini

Description: In approaching The Historical Nights' Entertainment I set myself the task of reconstructing, in the fullest possible detail and with all the colour available from surviving records, a group of more or less famous events. I would select for

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The Diary of a U-Boat Commander

By: Sir William Stephen Richard King-Hall

Description: The diary of a World War One U-Boat commander. As well as being a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also reminds us there were humans involved - on both sides of the action - as we r

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Henry IV: Part 1

By: William Shakespeare

Description: Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second of Shakespeare's tetralogy that deals with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (2 plays), and Henry V. Hen

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Henry IV: Part 2

By: William Shakespeare

Description: Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V.

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Henry V

By: William Shakespeare

Description: Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to be written in 1599. It is based on the life of King Henry V of England, and focuses on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. T

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Henry VI: Part 1

By: William Shakespeare

Description: The First Part of King Henry the Sixth is history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1588–1590. It is the first in the cycle of four plays often referred to as The First Tetralogy.

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Henry VI: Part 2

By: William Shakespeare

Description: The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, or Henry VI, Part 2, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 1590-91. It is the second part of the trilogy on Henry VI, and often grouped together with Richard III as

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