By: Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948)
History of the United States: The Colonial Period Onwards
Vol. I: The Colonial Period. Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interests lay in feminism and the labor union movement (Woman as a Force in History, 1946)...
By: Charles Babbage (1792-1871)
|Reflections on the Decline of Science in England|
By: Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810)
|Wieland: or, the Transformation, an American Tale|
|Edgar Huntly or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker|
By: Charles C. Nott (1827-1916)
Mystery of the Pinckney Draught
Charles Pinckney, member of the South Carolina legislature, Confederation Congress, U.S. Congress, and notably the Constitutional Convention of 1787, may have been regarded by some as perhaps the true author of the U.S. Constitution, although most likely James Madison would vehemently argue the point. This book investigates what may, or may not have happened to the draft of the Constitution which was drawn up by Charles Pinckney and submitted to the Constitutional Convention in May of 1787, and how (or if) it differed from the Constitution which was adopted...
By: Charles C. Royce (1845-1923)
|Cessions of Land by Indian Tribes to the United States|
By: Charles Carleton Coffin (1823-1896)
|Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times 1769 - 1776 A Historical Romance|
|My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field|
|Winning His Way|
By: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
The Voyage of the Beagle
The book, also known as Darwin’s Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin’s keen powers of observation, written at a time when Western Europeans were still discovering and exploring much of the rest of the world. Although Darwin revisited some areas during the expedition, for clarity the chapters of the book are ordered by reference to places and locations rather than chronologically. With hindsight, ideas which Darwin would later develop into his theory of evolution by natural selection are hinted at in his notes and in the book .
The Autobiography of Charles Darwin
The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887, five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book, which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character, for his family. He states that he started writing it on about May 28, 1876 and had finished it by August 3. The book was edited by Charles Darwin’s son Francis Darwin, who removed several passages about Darwin’s critical views of God and Christianity...
By: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
A Tale of Two Cities
Its immortal opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." set the stage for a sweeping narrative that combines drama, glory, honor, history, romance, brutality, sacrifice and resurrection. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is one of the most widely read and famous works of historical fiction in the English language. Dickens had recently launched his magazine All the Year Round in 1859. In the same year, he began featuring A Tale of Two Cities in 31 weekly installments in his new magazine...
Our Mutual Friend
As the last published novel of a writer whose career spanned over a dozen novels, innumerable short stories, plays and nonfiction, Our Mutual Friend is indeed a great composition by Charles Dickens. Considered to be one of his most mature, insightful and refined works, Our Mutual Friend takes a long, hard look at what many Victorians loved but hated to admit they did—money. Dickens uses satire, irony, symbolism and biting wit to portray this unlovely picture of a society obsessed with material comforts and its hypocrisy about the means it uses to achieve its ends...
A Child's History of England
A Child’s History of England first appeared in serial form, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853 and was first published in three volume book form in 1852, 1853, and 1854. Dickens dedicated the book to “My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject”. The history covered the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising events from then until the ascension of Queen Victoria.
One of the two Historical novels Charles Dickens wrote, Barnaby Rudge is set around the ‘Gordon’ riots in London in 1780. The story begins in 1775 with Barnaby, his Mother, and his talking Raven Grip, fleeing their home from a blackmailer, and going into hiding. Joe Willet similarly finds he must leave his home to escape his Father’s ire, leaving behind the woman he loves. Five years later these characters, and many others whose lives we have followed, find themselves caught up in the horrific Protestant rioting led by Sir George Gordon...
|Master Humphrey's Clock|
|Speeches: Literary and Social|
By: Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900)
|The Story of Pocahontas|
|In the Wilderness|
|Captain John Smith|
|Baddeck, and That Sort of Thing|
By: Charles E. (Charles Edward) Young (1846-)
|Dangers of the Trail in 1865 A Narrative of Actual Events|
By: Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Flandrau (1828-1903)
|The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier|
By: Charles E. Hatch
|The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624|
By: Charles Edwyn Vaughan (1854-1922)
|English literary criticism|
By: Charles Foster Kent
The Making of a Nation: The Beginnings of Israel's History
Charles Foster Kent was one of the premier scholars in Jewish Studies at the turn of the century. He was particularly well-known for his comparisons of early Christianity to its Jewish roots. He also wrote several distinguished histories of Israel, the Jewish people, Torah studies, and the development of oral Torah.
By: Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)
|"Imperialism" and "The Tracks of Our Forefathers"|
By: Charles Francis Adams, Sr. (1807-1886)
Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Vol. 1
Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published along with a memoir by her grandson, Charles Francis Adams, brings that era into eloquent focus. What was it like to hear the cannon's roar from your window? to face pestilence? food shortages? rampant inflation? devalued coinage? to raise four children alone--and earn the money to keep your household afloat, while your husband was engaged in politics and diplomacy miles and oceans away ...
By: Charles Franklin Carter
|Old Mission Stories of California|
By: Charles Godfrey Leland (1824-1903)
|The English Gipsies and Their Language|
|Algonquin Legends of New England|
By: Charles Greville (1794-1865)
|The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1852 (Volume 1 of 3)|
|The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Vol. I|
|The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Vol. II|
|The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Vol. III|
By: Charles H. Clarke
|History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861|
By: Charles Harrison (-1943)
|A Humorous History of England|
By: Charles Haven Ladd Johnston (1877-1943)
|Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea Their rovings, cruises, escapades, and fierce battling upon the ocean for patriotism and for treasure|
By: Charles Hemstreet (1866-?)
The Story of Manhattan
The history of New York City is told as a story, in few words. It begins with Henry Hudson's discovery of Manhattan in 1609. And it finishes in 1898 when the island of Manhattan becomes the Borough of Manhattan of Greater New York.
By: Charles Henry Eden (1839-1900)
|Australian Search Party|
By: Charles Hersey
|Reminiscences of the Military Life and Sufferings of Col. Timothy Bigelow, Commander of the Fifteenth Regiment of the Massachusetts Line in the Continental Army, during the War of the Revolution|
By: Charles Homer Haskins (1870-1937)
Normans in European History
Wherever their ships took them, the Normans (Northman) were ruthless conquerors but gifted governors. These eight lectures, given in Boston in 1915 by the eminent Harvard medievalist, Charles Homer Haskins, chronicle the achievements of these descendants of the Vikings, whose genius for assimilation transformed them into French, English, and Sicilian citizens of well-run states. Haskins discusses the great William the Conqueror and Henry II, the impetuous Richard the Lion-Hearted, and the hapless King John. The Normans founded the Kingdom of Sicily in which there was religious toleration and a Saracen bureaucracy, and left us a moving picture of themselves in the Bayeux Tapestry.
By: Charles Inman Barnard (1850-)
|Paris War Days Diary of an American|
By: Charles J. (Charles John) Abbey (1833-1919)
|The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|
By: Charles James Fox (1749-1806)
|History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second|
By: Charles Johnson
A General History of the Pyrates
A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book containing biographies of contemporary pirates. It's author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson, generally considered a pseudonym. The real identity of the author was thought by some scholars to be Daniel Defoe, although this has since been disputed. The publisher Nathaniel Mist or somebody working for him are other suggested authors. In the first volume, "Johnson" sticks fairly close to the available sources, though he embellishes the stories somewhat...
By: Charles K. (Charles Knapp) Dillaway (1804-1889)
|Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)|
By: Charles Kent (1823-1902)
|Charles Dickens as a Reader|
By: Charles King (1844-1933)
|A War-Time Wooing A Story|
|Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila|
By: Charles Kingsley
Charles Kingsley (June 12 1819 - January 23 1875) was an English divine, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and north-east Hampshire. As a novelist, his chief power lay in his descriptive faculties, which are evident in this novel as he pictures the Egyptian desert and the ancient city Alexandria. Hypatia, 1st published in 1853, is set in 5th Century A.D. Egypt. It centers upon a young orphan monk from a desert monastery who feels called to continue his religious life in the city...
Madam How and Lady Why
Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list.
|Westward Ho!, or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth|
|Health and Education|