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By: Henry Watterson (1840-1921)

Book cover Marse Henry (Volume 2) An Autobiography
Book cover Marse Henry (Volume 1) An Autobiography

By: Henry William Herbert (1807-1858)

Book cover The Roman Traitor, Vol. 2
Book cover The Roman Traitor, Vol. 1

By: Henry Woodd Nevinson (1856-1941)

Book cover Ladysmith The Diary of a Siege

By: Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846-1916)

Book cover Quo Vadis: a narrative of the time of Nero

By: Herbert Adams Gibbons (1880-1934)

Book cover Riviera Towns

By: Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935)

China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles China and the Chinese

Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic study of China and its culture, and to encourage new students into the field...

Book cover The Civilization of China
Book cover China and the Manchus
Book cover Historic China, and other sketches

By: Herbert Baird Stimpson (1869-)

Book cover The Tory Maid

By: Herbert Brayley Collett (1877-1947)

Book cover The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island, Sinai Peninsula

By: Herbert Darling Foster (1863-1927)

Book cover Webster's Seventh of March Speech and the Secession Movement, 1850

By: Herbert Hayens

Book cover At the Point of the Sword
Book cover My Sword's My Fortune A Story of Old France

By: Herbert M. (Herbert Millingchamp) Vaughan (1870-1948)

Book cover The Naples Riviera

By: Herbert Newton Casson (1869-1951)

Book cover The History of the Telephone

By: Herbert Strang

Book cover In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

By: Herbert W. (Herbert Winckworth) Tompkins (1867-)

Book cover Hertfordshire

By: Herbert W. (Herbert Woodfield) Paul (1853-1935)

Book cover The Life of Froude

By: Herbert W. McBride

Book cover The Emma Gees

By: Herbert Wildon Carr (1857-1931)

Book cover General Principle of Relativity: In Its Philosophical and Historical Aspect

The main purpose of this book is to show the historical relations of the new principle to the old philosophical problems and to the classical theories of space and time. - Summary by Adapted from the Preface

Book cover Theory of Monads: Outlines of the Philosophy of the Principle of Relativity

Since the publication of this book, a little more than a year ago, the interest in Einstein and the principle of relativity has very greatly increased. There are now a large number of popular expositions, and the theory itself has undergone some notable advances in its philosophical, mathematical and physical application. In pure philosophy Lord Haldane's Reign of Relativity has applied it to the direct interpretation of the theory of knowledge. In mathematical physics the important work of Hermann...

Book cover Problem of Truth

A problem of philosophy is completely different from a problem of science. In science we accept our subject-matter as it is presented in unanalysed experience; in philosophy we examine the first principles and ultimate questions that concern conscious experience itself. The problem of truth is a problem of philosophy. It is not a problem of merely historical interest, but a present problem—a living controversy, the issue of which is undecided. Its present interest may be said to centre round the doctrine of pragmatism, which some fifteen years ago began to challenge the generally accepted principles of philosophy...

By: Herman Bernstein (1876-1935)

Book cover The History of a Lie 'The Protocols of the Wise Men of Zion'

By: Herman Melville

White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War by Herman Melville White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War

This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class distinction, segregation and slavery aboard this microcosm of the world, the USS Neversink. (Introduction by James K. White)

Book cover The Encantadas, Or Enchanted Isles

The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles is a novella by American author Herman Melville. First published in Putnam's Magazine in 1854, it consists of ten philosophical "Sketches" on the Encantadas, or Galápagos Islands. It was collected in The Piazza Tales in 1856. The Encantadas was to become the most critically successful of that collection. All of the stories are replete with symbolism reinforcing the cruelty of life on the Encantadas. (Introduction excerpted from Wikipedia)

By: Hermann Gunkel

Book cover The Legends of Genesis

The Legends of Genesis is the English translation of the introduction to Gunkel’s massive commentary, Genesis. Gunkel uses form critical analysis on the text of Genesis to determine the various genres of the biblical legends and their significance to the authors. Gunkel also uses form criticism to uncover buried clues as to the constituent sources of the text. Gunkel offers his hypothesis to explain how the various sources came to be combined and redacted, and how the text later came to be attributed to Moses.

By: Hermann Hagedorn (1882-1964)

Book cover Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

By: Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse Siddhartha

Once regarded as a cult book in the 1960s by the Flower Power generation, Siddhartha by Herman Hesse remains even today a simple and fresh tale of a man's spiritual quest. Penned by a deeply spiritual German author, Siddhartha explores multiple themes of enlightenment, thinking beyond set rules, love and humanity. Siddhartha is a young contemporary of the spiritual master Gautam Buddha who lived in India at some time during the 4th century BC. The story has striking parallels to Buddha's own life story in which he abandons his wealth and status as the young prince of Kapilavastu, his wife and young son and his family to embark on a voyage of self discovery...

By: Herodotus of Halicarnassus (440 BC)

Herodotus' Histories by Herodotus of Halicarnassus Herodotus' Histories

The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the causes for the conflict with Greece. Herodotus treats the conflict as an ideological one, frequently contrasting the absolute power of the Persian king with the democratic government of the Greeks.

By: Hervey Keyes

Book cover The Forest King Wild Hunter of the Adaca

By: Hester Lynch Piozzi (1741-1821)

Book cover Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany, Vol. I

By: Hezekiah Butterworth (1839-1905)

Book cover The Story of the Hymns and Tunes
Book cover The Log School-House on the Columbia

By: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

The French Revolution by Hilaire Belloc The French Revolution

“It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both cannot be right. Reasoning men have also protested, and justly, against the conception that what a majority in numbers, or even (what is more compelling still) a unanimity of decision in a community may order, may not only be wrong but may be something which that community has no authority to order since, though it possesses a civil and temporal authority, it acts against that ultimate authority which is its own consciousness of right...

Europe and the Faith by Hilaire Belloc Europe and the Faith

The Catholic brings to history (when I say "history" in these pages I mean the history of Christendom) self-knowledge. As a man in the confessional accuses himself of what he knows to be true and what other people cannot judge, so a Catholic, talking of the united European civilization, when he blames it, blames it for motives and for acts which are his own. He himself could have done those things in person. He is not relatively right in his blame, he is absolutely right. As a man can testify to his own motive so can the Catholic testify to unjust, irrelevant, or ignorant conceptions of the European story; for he knows why and how it proceeded...

Book cover The Path to Rome
Book cover A General Sketch of the European War The First Phase
Book cover Avril Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance

By: Hilda T. Skae

Book cover Stories from English History

By: Hilmar R. (Hilmar Robert) Baukhage (1889-)

Book cover "I was there" with the Yanks on the western front, 1917-1919

By: Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893)

Book cover The Ancient Regime
Book cover The French Revolution
Book cover The Modern Regime, Volume 1
Book cover The Origins of Contemporary France, Complete Table of Contents
Book cover The Modern Regime, Volume 2

By: Hiram Bingham (1875-1956)

Inca Lands by Hiram Bingham Inca Lands

Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Peak in the Andes of Peru.There is nothing new under the sun, they say. That is only relatively true. Just now, when we thought there was practically no portion of the earth's surface still unknown, when the discovery of a single lake or mountain, or the charting of a remote strip of coast line was enough to give a man fame as an explorer, one member of the daredevil explorers' craft has "struck it rich...

By: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1848-1895)

Book cover Essays on Scandinavian Literature

By: Holland Thompson (1873-1940)

Book cover The Age of Invention : a chronicle of mechanical conquest

By: Homer B. (Homer Baxter) Sprague (1829-1918)

Book cover Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons A Personal Experience, 1864-5

By: Homer Greene (1853-1940)

Book cover Lincoln Conscript

A heartwarming novel which visits the last two years of the American Civil War. The center of the story is the conflict of emotions and deeds between a father and son who hold opposing views of the conflict and the surprising role that President Lincoln plays in wishing to reconcile the two. A novel of both pathos and rejoicing. - Summary by KevinS

By: Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)

Book cover A Woman of Thirty
Book cover Catherine De' Medici

The Philosophical Studies from The Human Comedy are a series of works that are intended as a reflection on history in part through the use of fiction. 'Catherine de Medici' is one such 'study', and features, alongside detailed history sections, elements of the 'story' are fictionalised. In particular, this happens through dialogue that describes the feelings of the characters and what they are doing, these parts in the manner of a novel. In particular, Catherine de Medici , was depicted by historians as a bad ruler...

By: Horace Curzon Plunkett (1854-1932)

Book cover Ireland In The New Century

By: Horace Edwin Hayden (1837-1917)

Book cover A Refutation of the Charges Made against the Confederate States of America of Having Authorized the Use of Explosive and Poisoned Musket and Rifle Balls during the Late Civil War of 1861-65

By: Horace Greeley (1811-1872)

Book cover Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

By: Horace Green

Book cover The Log of a Noncombatant

By: Horace Porter (1837-1921)

Book cover Campaigning With Grant

In the last year of the American Civil War, Horace Porter served as aide-de-camp to General Ulysses S. Grant, then commander of all the armies of the North. This lively 1897 memoir was written from the extensive notes he took during that time. It is highly regarded by later historians. Porter continued in that position with Grant to 1869. From 1869 to 1872 he served Grant as personal secretary in the White House. He was U.S. ambassador to France from 1897-1905.

By: Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

Book cover The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 1
Book cover Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

By: Horace Wyndham (1875-)

Book cover The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

By: Horatio Alger (1832-1899)

Book cover Young Captain Jack Or, The Son of a Soldier
Book cover Bound to Rise
Book cover From Farm to Fortune or Nat Nason's Strange Experience
Book cover The Telegraph Boy
Book cover Frank and Fearless or The Fortunes of Jasper Kent
Book cover The Young Miner or Tom Nelson in California
Book cover The Young Adventurer or Tom's Trip Across the Plains
Book cover The Young Musician ; Or, Fighting His Way
Book cover Chester Rand or The New Path to Fortune
Book cover Luke Walton
Book cover Robert Coverdale's Struggle Or, On The Wave Of Success
Book cover Ben's Nugget A Boy's Search For Fortune
Book cover In A New World or, Among The Gold Fields Of Australia
Book cover The Young Outlaw or, Adrift in the Streets
Book cover Sam's Chance And How He Improved It

By: Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899)

Adrift in New York by Horatio Alger, Jr. Adrift in New York

Set in 19th century New York, this is the story of a wealthy old man who adopts his orphaned nephew and niece after his own four year old son mysteriously disappears. However, under a smooth exterior, the nephew is a conniving and avaricious villain who wants to grab all the old man's wealth for himself. This is also the story of a young boy, who doesn't know he's the sole heir to a fabulous fortune, but grows up homeless in the streets of New York. The villainous nephew proposes marriage to his cousin with a view to grabbing the entire inheritance...

Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr. Fame and Fortune

Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry Eads)

Book cover Timothy Crump's Ward

A poor family is surprised with an infant on their doorstep on New Year’s Eve with a note and monetary support requesting them to raise the child. Eight years later, the child is stolen and the family is put into more trouble trying to find her. This is a story of how love and good morals are reward with a fairy tale “happily ever after” ending.

Book cover Mark the Match Boy or Richard Hunter's Ward

In this third installment from the “Ragged Dick” series by Horatio Algers, Jr., the reader is reacquainted with some old friends and meets young Mark Manton. Mark is a match boy plagued by bad luck and an even worse guardian. But, with new friends, hard work, and smart choices, Mark may just find his luck taking a turn for the better. summary by tfaulder

Book cover Rough and Ready OR Life Among the New York Newsboys

Join Rough and Ready for his adventure on the streets of New York City. Working as a newsboy, Rough and Ready tries to support himself and his sister on his meager earnings. Unfortunately, their stepfather is seeking to kidnap little Rose, getting an education is hard work, swindlers are trying to trick him out of his money, and thieves are planning nefarious deeds. Luckily for Rough and Ready, he makes some good friends along the way. Summary by Tori Faulder

By: Horatio Hale (1817-1896)

Book cover The Iroquois Book of Rites
Book cover Hiawatha and the Iroquois Confederation A Study in Anthropology

By: Horatio Nelson

The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton by Horatio Nelson The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He won several victories, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was killed. These are the letters that he wrote to Lady Hamilton, with whom he was having a notorious affair until his death in 1805.

By: Horatio W. Dresser (1866-1954)

Book cover World’s Story Volume XV: The World War

This is the last volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story, originally started by Eva March Tappan. This book, edited by Horatio W. Dresser deals exclusively with the time of the First World War, the events leading up to it, the battles and war engines, the political and diplomatic background endeavours and the cost - human and monetary - of this War. - Summary by Sonia

By: House Un-American Activities Committee

Book cover Preliminary Report on Neo-Fascist and Hate Groups

A preliminary report to the U. S. Congress on a portion of the subversive activities conducted by two specific Neo-Fascist organizations that espouse racial hatred and un-Democratic positions then at work in the United States. - Summary by KevinS

By: Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Book cover Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen Vol. 1

On 26 November 1922, after eight years of work in the Valley of the Kings, archeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen, a pharaoh of the 18th dynasty . Different than all the tombs hitherto excavated, this was the first to be virtually undisturbed, and Carters words on a first look inside "Wonderful things!" have gone down in history. Excavating the tomb in full took eight years, and most of the 5,398 items that were found there are now on display in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, with the exception of the mummy of Tut-Ankh-Amen that remained where it had been laid to rest...

By: Howard Clemens Hillegas (1872-1918)

Book cover With the Boer Forces

By: Howard Pyle

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle Men of Iron

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle is historical fiction that transports us back to the 1400’s, a time of knighthood and chivalry. Myles Falworth is eight years old when news comes they must flee their home. His blind father is accused of treason. We see Myles grow up, train as a knight, and with perseverance, clear his father of any wrong-doing and restore their family name.

By: Howard Trueman (1837-1908)

Book cover The Chignecto Isthmus and its first settlers

By: Hubert de Castella (1825-1907)

Book cover John Bull's Vineyard: Australian Sketches

An account of the origins of the wine industry in Victoria, Australia. Born in Neuchatel, Switzerland, Hubert de Castella was one of a number of friends of Governor Latrobe's wife to emigrate to Victoria. Finding the soil and climate suited to the production of fine wines, de Castella pioneered the growth of the wine industry in the state. - Summary by Philip Benson

By: Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832-1918)

Book cover Some Cities and San Francisco, and Resurgam

By: Hudson Bay Company

Book cover Charter and Supplemental Charter of the Hudson's Bay Company

By: Hudson Stuck (1863-1920)

Book cover Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

By: Hugh Binning (1627-1653)

Book cover The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

By: Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881)

Book cover Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell

By: Hugh Charles Clifford (1866-1941)

Book cover In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula

By: Hugh Dalton Dalton (1887-1962)

Book cover With British Guns in Italy A Tribute to Italian Achievement

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