By: Edmund B. (Edmund Beecher) Wilson (1856-1939)
|Biology A lecture delivered at Columbia University in the series on Science, Philosophy and Art November 20, 1907|
By: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
|The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 09 (of 12)|
By: Edmund Christopherson (1903-1974)
Night The Mountain Fell; The Story Of The Montana-Yellowstone Earthquake
A severe earthquake, centered in the vacation area of West Yellowstone, Montana, shook the ground and its inhabitants and visitors on August 17, 1959, at 11.37 pm. A mountainside fell, a lake formed, roads and houses disappeared, people were trapped, people died. The author of this narrative went to the area the day after the quake, took first-hand stories of the catastrophe, researched in the following months, and wrote this account within a year of the shaking. The printed source has many informative photographs. - Summary by David Wales
By: Edmund Deane (1582?-1640)
|Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain|
By: Edmund H. Leftwich
|The Bell Tone|
By: Edward Bellamy (1850-1898)
Looking Backward: 2000-1887
Looking Backward: 2000-1887 is a utopian novel by Edward Bellamy, first published in 1888. It was the third largest bestseller of its time, after Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.The book tells the story of Julian West, a young American who, towards the end of the 19th century, falls into a deep, hypnosis-induced sleep and wakes up more than a century later. He finds himself in the same location (Boston, Massachusetts) but in a totally changed world: It is the year 2000 and, while he was sleeping, the U...
|Looking Backward 2000-1887|
By: Edward Elmer Smith (1890-1965)
Masters of Space
The Masters had ruled all space with an unconquerable iron fist. But the Masters were gone. And this new, young race who came now to take their place–could they hope to defeat the ancient Enemy of All?
By: Edward Frederick Knight (1852-1925)
Cruise of the Falcon - A Voyage to South America in a 30-Ton Yacht
In this fine sailing and exploring yarn, Edward Frederick Knight , sometime English barrister, journalist, sportsman, and amateur seaman, conspires over a fish dinner in Harwich to buy and refit the tiny yacht Falcon, recruit a crew of four , and sail across the Atlantic Ocean to South America. This they do, despite naysayers who advised painting the yacht's name conspicuously on her keel to aid identification when found floating upside down in some foreign sea. The book provides detailed descriptions...
By: Edward G. Robles
By: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)
The Coming Race
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (1803-1873) was an English novelist, poet, playright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as “the great unwashed”, “pursuit of the almighty dollar”, “the pen is mightier than the sword”, and the infamous incipit “It was a dark and stormy night.” Despite his popularity in his heyday, today his name is known as a byword for bad writing. San Jose State University holds...
By: Edward Hooker Dewey (1837?-1904)
|The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure|
By: Edward J. Ruppelt (1923-1960)
The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects
'Straight from the horse's mouth', as they say. Edward Ruppelt was the first head of the U.S. Air Force's Project Blue Book, the official project initiated to investigate UFO reports beginning in 1952. This report from 1956 takes us inside these initial investigations, separates fact from fiction, and gives insight into who, when, where, and how sightings were reported and researched in open-minded fashion (for which Ruppelt was renowned), rather than in the typical hushed and secretive (and censored) manner most often associated with government and military reports which are released to the public...
By: Edward Jenner (1749-1823)
|An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae A Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox|
By: Edward Jesse (1780-1868)
Anecdotes of Dogs
"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends."The character, sensibilities, and intellectual faculties of animals have always been a favourite study, and they are, perhaps, more strongly developed in the dog than in any other quadruped, from the circumstance of his being the constant companion of man. I am aware how much has been written on this subject, but having accumulated many original and interesting anecdotes of this faithful animal, I have attempted to enlarge the general stock of information respecting it...
By: Edward King (1735?-1807)
|Remarks Concerning Stones Said to Have Fallen from the Clouds, Both in These Days, and in Antient Times|
By: Edward Morton
|Remarks on the Subject of Lactation|
By: Edward Singleton Holden (1846-1914)
|Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works|
By: Edward V. Lucas (1868-1938)
|The War of the Wenuses|
By: Edwin A. Battison
|The Auburndale Watch Company First American Attempt Toward the Dollar Watch|
By: Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926)
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
If you've never heard the term “Mathematical Fiction” before, Edwin Abbott Abbott's 1884 novella, Flatland can certainly enlighten you! Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions was published in 1884 and since then, it has been discovered and re-discovered by succeeding generations who have been delighted by its unique view of society and people. The plot opens with a description of the fictional Flatland. The narrator calls himself “Square” and asks readers to “Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Squares, Triangles, Pentagons, Hexagons and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about...
|Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated)|
By: Edwin E. Slosson (1865-1929)
Easy Lessons in Einstein
Published in 1920, Slosson’s Easy Lessons in Einstein is one of the first popularizations of Einstein’s theory of relativity. This book is meant to convey to the general reader the ideas of relativity in non-mathematical terms, by the use of thought experiements and pop-cultural references of the day. This edition also includes a short article by Einstein on Time, Space and Gravitation.
Slosson reviews the transformation of alchemistry from an obscure and imprecise practice to the science of chemistry. Along the way, he explains how the modern industrial world now relies on fertilizers, explosives, textile materials, polymers and metals.By exploring the properties of a once undervalued element, the high strength of vanadium steel made the Ford car possible. Another element, cerium, appears in butane lighters and was once seen as a threat to the match industry in France.In his chapter on oils, Slosson reviews the development of hydrogenated oils, especially during WWII, in the search for a way to reuse otherwise discarded components of corn and cottonseed...
By: Edwin Gifford Lamb (1878-)
|The Social Work of the Salvation Army|
By: Edwin K. Sloat (1895-1986)
|The Space Rover|
|Loot of the Void|
By: Edwin L. Arnold
Gulliver of Mars
This escapist novel, first published in 1905 as Lieutenant Gullivar Jones: His Vacation, follows the exploits of American Navy Lieutenant Gulliver Jones, a bold, if slightly hapless, hero who is magically transported to Mars; where he almost outwits his enemies, almost gets the girl, and almost saves the day. Somewhat of a literary and chronological bridge between H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jones’ adventures provide an evocative mix of satire and sword-and-planet adventure.
By: Edwin Sharpe Grew (1867-1950)
Romance of Modern Geology
From the series, The Library of Romance, this book introduces the reader to the modern geology of the 1909, with topics that include the building and shaping of the earth, the action of weather, rivers, seas and ice on the earth, earthquakes and volcanoes, and, of course, dinosaurs and other extinct animals. - Summary by Ann Boulais
By: Elaine Wilber
By: Electronic Frontier Foundation
|Big Dummy's Guide to the Internet|
By: Elihu Burritt (1810-1879)
|A Journal of a Visit of Three Days to Skibbereen, and its Neighbourhood|
By: Elinor Glyn (1864-1943)
By: Elisha Gray (1835-1901)
Nature's Miracles: Familiar Talks on Science
Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his development of a telephone prototype in 1876 in Highland Park, Illinois and is considered by some writers to be the true inventor of the variable resistance telephone, despite losing out to Alexander Graham Bell for the telephone patent.
Nature's Miracles Volume II: Energy and Vibration
Elisha Gray was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his development of a telephone prototype in 1876 in Highland Park, Illinois and is considered by some writers to be the true inventor of the variable resistance telephone, despite losing out to Alexander Graham Bell for the telephone patent.Nature’s Miracles: Familiar Talks on Science, published in 1900, is a discussion of science and technology for the general public. Volume II is subtitled Energy and Vibration: Energy, Sound, Heat, Light, Explosives.
By: Eliza Burt Gamble (1841-1920)
Sexes in Science and History
In this revised second edition of her first book "The evolution of woman" (1894), subtitled "An inquiry into the dogma of woman's inferiority to man", Eliza Burt Gamble uses Darwin's theory of evolution and other scientific information to compare the development of the male and female organisms and describe their differences. Introducing the role of the woman in prehistoric society, we see how that changed through the course of history, from evidence both in less advanced tribes and in civilized historic societies, to the marked progress in the social and economic conditions of women in the time this edition was published (1916).
By: Eliza Lee Cabot Follen (1787-1860)
By: Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910)
Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women
A fascinating account of the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She writes of her struggles in being accepted to a medical school . She details her experiences while in the process of obtaining her degree, and her work both with patients and administratively, helping to found medical schools and hospitals for women. Summary by Phyllis Vincelli
By: Elizabeth Grinnell (1851-1935)
Our Feathered Friends
This volume displays the romance of birds in beautiful prose and dialog in simple language for children and adults alike. Written by a mother and son team of naturalists, chapters describe various aspects of the life and habits of birds highlighting specific birds from owls to hummingbirds. From the introduction: “Seek the children, little book: Bid them love the bird's retreat . . . Bid them find their secrets out, How to understand their words.” - Summary by Larry Wilson
By: Elizabeth L. Banks (1865-1938)
Campaigns of Curiosity: Journalistic Adventures of an American Girl in London
Elizabeth Banks was an American journalist who, at about age 23, moved to London. While trying to break into English journalism and to keep the wolf from the door, she struck upon the idea of hiring out as a housemaid in some London household and writing about her experiences. Subsequently, she became a street sweeper, flower-seller, and a laundress. On the flip side, she advertised as an heiress and demonstrated how easy it was for a wealthy American to "buy a pedigree" and entry into the higher social circles...
By: Elizabeth Lynn Linton (1822-1898)
|Modern Women and What is Said of Them A Reprint of A Series of Articles in the Saturday Review (1868)|
By: Elizabeth Towne
|Happiness and Marriage|
By: Ella Rodman Church (1831-)
Among the Trees at Elmridge
"On that bright spring afternoon when three happy, interested children went off to the woods with their governess to take their first lesson in the study of wild flowers, they saw also some other things which made a fresh series of "Elmridge Talks," and these things were found among the trees of the roadside and forest."
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 Key (1849-1926)
Ellen Key's 'The Woman movement' follows the development of the feminist movement striving towards a greater emancipation of women in the public sphere and overcoming the traditional perception of gendered activities. The Swedish feminist and this work combined with many more, served as a base for a lot of the 20th century feminist movements.
By: Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873-1961)
|The Opium Monopoly|
By: Ellsworth Douglass
|Pharaoh's Broker Being the Very Remarkable Experiences in Another World of Isidor Werner|
By: Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772)
Soul or Rational Psychology
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772, was born in Stockholm, Sweden and died in London, England. He was a voluminous writer of scientific treatises as well as prophetic works such as Archana Caelestia and The Divine Providence. He said he had encountered supranational agencies and communicated with angels. This is a recording of the 1849 translation of his 1743 book The Soul or Rational Psychology Latin. He took his cue from Aristotle's De Anima. A few quotes It has been shown above that the harmonies...
By: Emil K. Urban
|Birds from Coahuila, Mexico|
By: Emil Lucka (1877-1941)
|The Evolution of Love|
By: Emile Coué (1857-1926)
|Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion|
By: Emma Goldman (1869-1940)
Anarchism and Other Essays
Chicago, May 4, 1886. In the Haymarket region of the city, a peaceful Labor Day demonstration suddenly turns into a riot. The police intervene to maintain peace, but they soon use violence to quell the mob and a bomb is thrown, resulting in death and injuries to scores of people. In the widely publicized trial that followed, eight anarchists were condemned to death or life imprisonment, convicted of conspiracy, though none of them had actually thrown the bomb. A young Russian immigrant, Emma Goldman, had arrived just the previous year in the United States...
|Marriage and Love|
Deportation: Its Meaning and Menace. Last Message to the People of America
A pamphlet written by Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman shortly before their deportation from the US in 1919.
By: Emma Raymond Pitman
By: Emma Willard (1787-1870)
|Theory of Circulation by Respiration Synopsis of its Principles and History|
By: England) Knaresbrough Rail-Way Committee (Knaresborough
|Report of the Knaresbrough Rail-way Committee|
By: Enrico Ferri (1859-1929)
|The Positive School of Criminology Three Lectures Given at the University of Naples, Italy on April 22, 23 and 24, 1901|
By: Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802)
|Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life|
|Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life|
By: Ernest A. (Ernest Albert) Bell (1865-1928)
|Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls or, War on the White Slave Trade|
By: Ernest Dunlop Swinton (1868-1951)
|The Defence of Duffer's Drift|
By: Ernest Gambier-Parry (1853-1936)
|'Murphy' A Message to Dog Lovers|
By: Ernest M. Kenyon
By: Ernest R. (Ernest Rutherford) Groves (1877-1946)
|Rural Problems of Today|
By: Ernest Shackleton
South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917
The expedition was given the grand title of The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Due to be launched in 1914, two ships were to be employed. The first, the lead vessel, fittingly named the Endurance was to transport the team to the Weddell Sea from where the great explorer Ernest Shackleton and five others would cross the icy wastes of Antarctica on foot. The second ship, the Aurora was to approach the continent from the other side and put down supplies at various points to help the explorers...
By: Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946)
Wild Animals I Have Known
Wild Animals I Have Known is an 1898 book by naturalist and author Ernest Thompson Seton. The first entry in a new genre of realistic wild-animal fiction, Seton's first collection of short stories quickly became one of the most popular books of its day. "Lobo the King of Currumpaw", the first story in the collection, was based upon Seton's experience hunting wolves in the southwestern United States. It became a classic, setting the tone for his future works that would similarly depict animals—especially predators who were often demonized in literature—as compassionate, individualistic beings.
By: Ernest Weekley (1865-1954)
|The Romance of Names|
By: Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1834-1919)
|Freedom in Science and Teaching. from the German of Ernst Haeckel|
By: Esther Birdsall Darling
|Baldy of Nome|
By: Eugene S. Ferguson (1916-2004)
|Kinematics of Mechanisms from the Time of Watt|
By: Eva March Tappan (1854-1930)
World’s Story Volume XIII: The United States
This is the thirteenth 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, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world's history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century. Part XIII is the second volume of the history of the United States, exploring topics from the Civil War, the settlement on the West Coast, and new scientific discoveries from the 19th and early 20th centuries. - Summary by Sonia
By: Evelyn E. Smith (1927-2000)
|The Blue Tower|
|The Most Sentimental Man|
By: Everett B. Cole (1918-1977)
|The Best Made Plans|
By: F. Arthur Sibly
|Youth and Sex|
By: F. E. Hardart
|The Beast of Space|
By: F. J. Foakes-Jackson (1855-1941)
Social Life in England 1750-1850
In 1916, the Cambridge historian, F.J. Foakes-Jackson braved the wartime Atlantic to deliver the Lowell Lectures in Boston. In these wide-ranging and engaging talks, the author describes British life between 1750-1850. There are John Wesley's horseback peregrinations over thousands of miles of English countryside. Next, Foakes-Jackson introduces the mordant rural poet, George Crabbe, who began life as a surgeon apothecary and ended up as a parish rector who made house calls. He gives us a female convict, assorted Cambridge University dons, Regency fops and rakes, and Victorian slices of life from Dickens and Thackeray...
By: F. St. Mars (1883-1921)
|The Way of the Wild|
By: Fabian Franklin
What Prohibition Has Done to America
In What Prohibition Has Done to America, Fabian Franklin presents a concise but forceful argument against the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Beginning in 1920, this Amendment prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcoholic beverages in the United States, until it was repealed in 1933. Franklin contends that the Amendment “is not only a crime against the Constitution of the United States, and not only a crime against the whole spirit of our Federal system, but a crime against the first principles of rational government...
By: Fannie Hardy Eckstorm (1865-1946)
The Woodpeckers is a wonderful introduction to the world of bird study for the young naturalist, covering such topics as how he finds food, courting, how he builds his nest, the interesting ways he uses his different body parts as tools, among other topics discussed in the book. If you wish to investigate further, the book has a few diagrams and an Appendix that contains more technical information such as detailed descriptions of the different species of North American woodpeckers which were not read as part of this audiobook.
By: Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff (1871-1935)
|Banzai! by Parabellum|
By: Fflorens Roberts
|Fifteen Years with the Outcast|
By: Fleming Mant Sandwith (1853-1918)
In the twenty-first century sleeping sickness is still a life-threatening disease of adults and children and a hazard to tourists in East African game parks.The protozoan parasite is transmitted by the tsetse fly, a buzzing insect with reddish eyes and a large biting proboscis. In 1912, when this short monograph was written, physicians of the British Empire understood that trans-continental expeditions manned by infected African porters, had set off an epidemic of sleeping sickness that had claimed half a million lives...
By: Florence Daniel
|Food Remedies Facts About Foods And Their Medicinal Uses|
By: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)
Notes on Nursing
Notes on Nursing was published in 1859 and is a fascinating view into the theories underpinning the early development of modern nursing and public health reform by "the Lady with the Lamp", Florence Nightingale. Emphasising common sense and thought for the patient's care in many more ways than just administering physician-prescribed medicines, this is still a very relevant book for those interested in health or caring for the sick and infirm today.Summary by Cori Samuel.
|Notes on Nursing What It Is, and What It Is Not|
By: Floyd L. Wallace (1915-2004)
|The Impossible Voyage Home|
|Forget Me Nearly|