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By: Edwin Erle Sparks (1860-1924)

Book cover The United States of America, Part 1

By: Edwin F. Benson

Life in a Mediaeval City, Illustrated by York in the XVth Century by Edwin F. Benson Life in a Mediaeval City, Illustrated by York in the XVth Century

A short and gentle overview of mediaeval life in a large city. It lightly covers the class structure of society, local government, guilds, pageantry and punishment. The author has an easy, rhythmic style which leaves the reader wanting to find out more.

Book cover Crescent and Iron Cross

By: Edwin George Rundle (1838-)

Book cover A Soldier's Life Being the Personal Reminiscences of Edwin G. Rundle

By: Edwin Gifford Lamb (1878-)

Book cover The Social Work of the Salvation Army

By: Edwin Herbert Gomes (1862-)

Book cover Children of Borneo

By: Edwin John Dingle

Across China on Foot by Edwin John Dingle Across China on Foot

ACROSS CHINA ON FOOTBy EDWIN JOHN DINGLEINTRODUCTORYThe scheme. Why I am walking across Interior China. Leaving Singapore. Ignorance of life and travel in China. The China for the Chinese cry. The New China and the determination of the Government. The voice of the people. The province of Yuen-nan and the forward movement. A prophecy. Impressions of Saigon. Comparison of French and English methods. At Hong-Kong. Cold sail up the Whang-poo. Disembarkation. Foreign population of Shanghai. Congestion in the city...

By: Effendi Shoghi (1897-1957)

Book cover God Passes By
Book cover The Unfolding Destiny of the British Bahá'í Community : the Messages from the Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith to the Bahá'ís of the British Isles

By: Egerton Ryerson (1803-1882)

Book cover The Story of My Life Being Reminiscences of Sixty Years' Public Service in Canada
Book cover The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2. From 1620-1816
Book cover The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2 From 1620-1816

By: Egerton Ryerson Young (1840-1909)

Book cover Algonquin Indian Tales
Book cover By Canoe and Dog-Train
Book cover On the Indian Trail Stories of Missionary Work among Cree and Salteaux Indians

By: Elbridge Streeter Brooks (1846-1902)

Historic Girls by Elbridge Streeter Brooks Historic Girls

Twelve short stories of real girls who have influenced the history of their times.

Book cover The true story of Christopher Columbus, called the Great Admiral

By: Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935)

Book cover The Precipice

Elia Peattie was an outspoken journalist and social activist who gave her attention to such areas as orphanages, charity hospitals, the Wounded Knee massacre, capital punishment, and the like. The Precipice is partially based on the life of her close friend Katherine Ostrander, a social work pioneer, and tells of the evolution of Kate Barrington after her college years and with it the evolution of society as a whole and women in particular in pre-World War I America. Friendship, romance, betrayal, searchings of the soul, dreams, and shattered hopes -- all the stuff of life -- bring Kate to full realization of her true self. (Introduction by Mary Schneider)

By: Elias Johnson

Book cover Legends, Traditions, and Laws of the Iroquois, or Six Nations, and History of the Tuscarora Indians

By: Eliezer Edwards (1815-1891)

Book cover Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men

By: Elihu Root (1845-1937)

Book cover Latin America and the United States Addresses by Elihu Root

By: Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1878-1933)

Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Letters of a Woman Homesteader

The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine. Turning her hand to the nearest work, she went out by the day as house-cleaner and laundress. Later, seeking to better herself, she accepted employment as a housekeeper for a well-to-do Scotch cattle-man, Mr. Stewart, who had taken up a quarter-section in Wyoming. The letters, written through several years to a former employer in Denver, tell the story of her new life in the new country...

Book cover Letters on an Elk Hunt

This is a sequel to Letters of a Woman Homesteader in which Elinore Rupert (Pruitt) Stewart describes her arrival and early years on a Burntfork Wyoming ranch in 1909-1913. The letters are written to her elderly friend, Mrs. Coney, in Denver. In the present collection of letters, Elinore describes a lively excursion on horseback and wagon into the Wyoming wilderness during July-October 1914. Her traveling companions are her husband “Mr. Stewart,” their three oldest children, and kind-hearted, opinionated neighbor Mrs...

By: Elise Whitlock Rose

Book cover Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1

By: Elisha Benjamin Andrews (1844-1917)

Book cover History of the United States, Volume 1

By: Eliza B. (Eliza Brown) Chase

Book cover Over the Border: Acadia, the Home of "Evangeline"

By: Eliza P. Donner Houghton (1843-1922)

The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza P. Donner Houghton The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate

The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the “westering fever” of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada in the winter of 1846–1847, some of the emigrants resorted to cannibalism. Although this aspect of the tragedy has become synonymous with the Donner Party in the popular imagination, it actually was a minor part of the episode. The author was about 4 at the time. The first part of the book accounts the tragic journey and rescue attempts; the last half are reminiscences of the child orphan, passed from family to family while growing up.

By: Elizabeth Atkins (1891-)

Book cover The Poet's Poet : essays on the character and mission of the poet as interpreted in English verse of the last one hundred and fifty years

By: Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)

Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Eighty Years and More; Reminiscences 1815-1897

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the premier movers in the original women’s rights movement, along with Susan B. Anthony, her best friend for over 50 years. While Elizabeth initially stayed home with her husband and many babies and wrote the speeches, Susan went on the road to bring the message of the women’s rights movement to an often hostile public. When black men were given the vote in 1870, Susan and Elizabeth led the women’s rights establishment of the time to withhold support for a bill that would extend to black men the rights still denied for women of all colors...

Book cover History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

By: Elizabeth Cooper (1877-1945)

Book cover My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard

By: Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886)

Letters from England, 1846-1849 by Elizabeth Davis Bancroft Letters from England, 1846-1849

Elizabeth Bancroft went to England with her husband, historian George Bancroft, for three of the most dynamicy years in European hstory. As Ambassador to England from the United States, George moved in the highest circles. In his wife’s letters to their sons, her uncle, her brother, and Mrs. Polk (the President’s wife), we see glimpses not only of early Victorian English life, but also of Queen Victoria herself! Mrs. Bancroft speaks of dinners with Benjamin Disraeli, visits to Wordsworth, weekends in the country with Louis Napolean and Sir Robert Peel with such matter of fact aplomb that one cannot help being impressed.

By: Elizabeth Keckley (1818-1907)

Book cover Behind the Scenes

This is the autobiography of Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who bought her freedom with the money she earned as a seamstress. She eventually worked for Mary Lincoln. It is a fascinating book, filled with many recollections of her own life and her interactions with the Lincolns and other members of the government elite.

By: Elizabeth Kimball Kendall

Book cover A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

By: Elizabeth Lynn Linton (1822-1898)

Book cover About Ireland

By: Elizabeth Miller (1878-1961)

Book cover The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt

By: Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936)

Book cover Nights Rome, Venice, in the Aesthetic Eighties; London, Paris, in the Fighting Nineties

By: Elizabeth W. Champney (1850-1922)

Book cover Romance of Roman Villas (The Renaissance)

By: Elizabeth Ware [Editor] Pearson

Book cover Letters from Port Royal Written at the Time of the Civil War (1862-1868)

By: Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer (1822-1904)

Book cover France in the Nineteenth Century

Author Elizabeth Latimer synthesizes notes from a variety of sources to produce this summary of the nation of France in the 19th century. (Summary by Cathy Barratt)

By: Ellen Churchill Semple

Influences of Geographic Environment by Ellen Churchill Semple Influences of Geographic Environment

INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENT ON THE BASIS OF RATZEL'S SYSTEM OF ANTHROPO-GEOGRAPHY BY ELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE PREFACE The present book, as originally planned over seven years ago, was to be a simplified paraphrase or restatement of the principles embodied in Friedrich Ratzel's _Anthropo-Geographie_. The German work is difficult reading even for Germans. To most English and American students of geographic environment it is a closed book, a treasure-house bolted and barred. Ratzel himself realized that any English form could not be a literal translation, but must be adapted to the Anglo-Celtic and especially to the Anglo-American mind...

By: Ellen Clacy

A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53, by Ellen Clacy A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53,

“If you have visions of a middle-aged parasol-bearing lady smiling sweetly from her carriage as she tours Bendigo think again. In 1852, 20 year old clergyman’s daughter Ellen and her brother boarded ship for Melbourne then set off to walk to Bendigo. Dressed in her blue serge skirt which doubled as nightwear, she camped under a tent made of blankets, had mutton, damper and tea most meals and on arrival lent her hand to gold washing. And seemed to enjoy it !And amongst other things she tells of colonial life , transportation, emigration and other gold-fields.But you will need to listen to hear more about bush-rangers and orphans as well as what she did with her parasol.”

By: Ellen Mary Hayes Peck

Book cover Travels in the Far East

By: Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873-1961)

Book cover The Backwash of War The Human Wreckage of the Battlefield as Witnessed by an American Hospital Nurse
Book cover Peking Dust

By: Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1868-1941)

Book cover The History of Education; educational practice and progress considered as a phase of the development and spread of western civilization

By: Ellye Howell Glover (1868-)

Book cover How the Piano Came to Be

By: Elmer Ulysses Hoenshel (1864-)

Book cover My Three Days in Gilead

By: Elmore Barce (1872-1945)

Book cover The Land of the Miamis An Account of the Struggle to Secure Possession of the North-West from the End of the Revolution until 1812

By: Emerson Hough (1857-1923)

Book cover The Story of the Outlaw A Study of the Western Desperado
Book cover The Passing of the Frontier; a chronicle of the old West
Book cover The Magnificent Adventure Being the Story of the World's Greatest Exploration and the Romance of a Very Gallant Gentleman

By: Emile Cammaerts (1878-1953)

Book cover Through the Iron Bars Two Years of German Occupation in Belgium
Book cover Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day

By: Emile Joseph Dillon (1855-1933)

Book cover The Inside Story of the Peace Conference
Book cover England and Germany

By: Emilio Aguinaldo (1869-1964)

Book cover True Version of the Philippine Revolution

By: Emily Bronson Conger

Book cover An Ohio Woman in the Philippines Giving personal experiences and descriptions including incidents of Honolulu, ports in Japan and China

By: Emily Henrietta Hickey (1845-1924)

Book cover Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days

By: Emily Richings

Book cover Through the Malay Archipelago

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