By: Fernão Nunes (16th cent.)
|A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar): a contribution to the history of India|
By: Filson Young (1876-1938)
|Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery|
|The Relief of Mafeking How it Was Accomplished by Mahon's Flying Column; with an Account of Some Earlier Episodes in the Boer War of 1899-1900|
|Quotes and Images from Christopher Columbus|
By: Flavius Josephus (37 - c.100)
The Antiquities of the Jews
Antiquities of the Jews was a work published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about the year 93 or 94. It is a history of the Jewish people, written in Greek for Josephus' gentile patrons. Beginning with the creation of Adam and Eve, it follows the events of the historical books of the Hebrew Bible, but sometimes omits or adds information.Volume 1 contains Books 1-5 and ends with the dedication of Samuel and death of Eli the priest.
Minor Works of Josephus
There are 3 parts to this collection.(1) Against Apion is a two-volume defense of Judaism as classical religion and philosophy, stressing its antiquity, as opposed to what Josephus claimed was the relatively more recent tradition of the Greeks. Some anti-Judean allegations ascribed by Josephus to the Greek writer Apion, and myths accredited to Manetho are also addressed.(2) Discourse To The Greeks Concerning Hades describes the author's views on the afterlife against the prevailing view of the "Greeks" (i...
|The Life of Flavius Josephus|
|Josephus' Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades|
By: Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe Bell (1851-1930)
|The Arbiter A Novel|
By: Florence Kimball Russel
|A Woman's Journey through the Philippines On a Cable Ship that Linked Together the Strange Lands Seen En Route|
By: Florence Morse Kingsley (1859-1937)
Tor, A Street Boy of Jerusalem
Tor is a young beggar living in the city of Jerusalem during the tumultuous time of the Roman occupation. Shouts of hope are the last thing this street boy expects when he witnesses Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. Tor comes face to face with the man Jesus and from that moment his life is forever changed. With thievery, injustice, and brutality as the backdrop of this novel, Tor learns to trade his hatred for love, and what it means to be a follower of Christ. This novel is for ages eight and up.
By: Founding Fathers of the United States
The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787
The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. It announced that the thirteen American colonies, who were at war with Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, no longer considered themselves part of the British Empire. They now called themselves a new nation, The United States of America. This famous document went on to become a well-known keystone of the human rights movement. However, the newly formed state had no real identity or philosophy and were merely a loose collection of states that had freed themselves from colonial rule...
The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America
Declaration of Independence is the document in which the Thirteen Colonies declared themselves independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain and explained their justifications for doing so. It was ratified by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
By: Frances Calderón de la Barca (1804-1882)
Life in Mexico
FRANCES CALDERON DE LA BARCA, born in Edinburgh, 1804, the daughter of William Inglis. After her father’s death she settled in America, where she married the Spanish diplomat, Don Angel Calderon de la Barca. She accompanied him on his various appointments to Mexico, Washington, and finally to Madrid, where she was created Marquesa de Calderon de la Barca by Alfonso XII and died in 1882. The present work is the result of observations made during a two years’ residence in Mexico, by a lady, whose position there made her intimately acquainted with its society, and opened to her the best sources of information in regard to whatever could interest an enlightened foreigner...
By: Frances Little (1863-1941)
|The Lady of the Decoration|
Little Sister Snow (version 2)
American author Fannie Caldwell, under pen name of Frances Little, tells the story of young Yuki San growing up in Japan circa early 1900s, and of her dreams of an American. (Introduction by Cheri Gardner)
|The Lady and Sada San A Sequel to the Lady of the Decoration|
By: Frances M. A. Roe
Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888
"There appeared from the bushes in front of me, and right in the path, two immense gray wolves . . . Rollo saw them and stopped instantly, giving deep sighs, preparing to snort, I knew . . . To give myself courage, I talked to the horse, slowly turning him around . . . when out of the bushes in front of us, there came a third wolf! The situation was not pleasant and without stopping to think, I said ‘Rollo, we must run him down - now do your best’ and taking a firm hold of the bridle, and bracing myself in the saddle, I struck the horse with my whip and gave an awful scream...
By: Frances Trollope (1779-1863)
Domestic Manners of the Americans
Next to de Alexis de Tocquville's almost contemporary Democracy in America, Frances Trollope's work may be the most famous (or at least notorious) dissection of manners and morals of the United States. The work was a sensation on both sides of the Atlantic, and particularly in America, where Trollope was reviled as representing the worst of old world prejudices the new republic (though the criticism did nothing to hurt sales).Accompanied by a son and two daughters, Trollope lived in the United States...
By: Frances Wilson Huard (1885-)
|With Those Who Wait|
By: Francesco Saverio Nitti (1868-1953)
By: Francis Amasa Walker (1840-1897)
|The Indian Question|
By: Francis Andrew March (1863-1926)
History of the World War
This is a popular narrative history of the world's greatest war. Written frankly from the viewpoint of the United States and the Allies, it visualizes the bloodiest and most destructive conflict of all the ages from its remote causes to its glorious conclusion and beneficent results.Two ideals have been before us in the preparation of this necessary work. These are simplicity and thoroughness. It is of no avail to describe the greatest of human events if the description is so confused that the reader loses interest...
By: Francis Asbury Smith (1837-1915)
|The Critics Versus Shakspere A Brief for the Defendant|
By: Francis Augustus MacNutt (1863-1927)
|Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings|
By: Francis Bowen (1811-1890)
|A Theory of Creation: A Review of 'Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation'|
By: Francis Buckley (1881-1949)
|Q.6.a and Other places Recollections of 1916, 1917 and 1918|
By: Francis Edward Younghusband (1863-1942)
|The Heart of Nature or, The Quest for Natural Beauty|
By: Francis Hamilton (1762-1829)
|An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal And of the Territories Annexed to this Dominion by the House of Gorkha|
By: Francis Haverfield (1860-1919)
|Roman Britain in 1914|
|The Romanization of Roman Britain|
By: Francis Hervé
|How to Enjoy Paris in 1842 Intended to Serve as a Companion and Monitor, Containing Historical, Political, Commercial, Artistical, Theatrical And Statistical Information|