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By: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Book cover Twelve Causes of Dishonesty

By: Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1853-1919)

Book cover Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Including the Syphilodermata Arranged in the Form of Questions and Answers Prepared Especially for Students of Medicine

By: Herbert B. Livingston

Book cover Daughters of Doom

By: Herbert D. Kastle

Book cover The First One

By: Herbert Feis (1893-1972)

Book cover The Settlement of Wage Disputes

By: Herbert J. Hall (1870-1923)

Book cover The Untroubled Mind

A very wise physician has said that “every illness has two parts—what it is, and what the patient thinks about it.” What the patient thinks about it is often more important and more troublesome than the real disease. What the patient thinks of life, what life means to him is also of great importance and may be the bar that shuts out all real health and happiness. The following pages are devoted to certain ideals of life which I would like to give to my patients, the long-time patients who have especially fallen to my lot.

By: Herbert Joseph Moorhouse (1882-)

Book cover Deep Furrows

By: Herbert Mayo (1796-1852)

Book cover Popular Superstitions, and the Truths Contained Therein

"In the following Letters I have endeavoured to exhibit in their true light the singular natural phenomena of which old superstition and modern charlatanism in turn availed themselves—to indicate their laws, and to develop their theory." In 14 letters, British physiologist Herbert Mayo is giving the reader an overview of popular superstitions of previous times, like vampirism, somnambulism or even ghost sightings, and exposing how in previous times they were treated with fear, ignorance and intolerance, often leading to crime, while he endeavours to give rational explanations for the phenomena with the goal to find treatments and cures for the afflicted. - Summary by Sonia

By: Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)

Book cover Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I

By: Herbert W. Conn (1859-)

Book cover The Story of Germ Life
Book cover The Story of the Living Machine A Review of the Conclusions of Modern Biology in Regard to the Mechanism Which Controls the Phenomena of Living Activity

By: Horace Brown Fyfe (1918-1997)

Book cover Irresistible Weapon
Book cover A Transmutation of Muddles
Book cover The Outbreak of Peace
Book cover This World Must Die!
Book cover Flamedown
Book cover Satellite System
Book cover The Talkative Tree
Book cover Exile

By: Horace Curzon Plunkett (1854-1932)

Book cover The Rural Life Problem of the United States Notes of an Irish Observer

By: Hosea Quinby (1804-1878)

Book cover The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences

By: Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975)

Book cover The Pioneer Steamship Savannah: A Study for a Scale Model United States National Museum Bulletin 228, 1961, pages 61-80
Book cover The Migrations of an American Boat Type

By: Hugh Miller (1802-1856)

Book cover My Schools and Schoolmasters or The Story of my Education.
Book cover The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland

By: Hugo Münsterberg (1863-1916)

Book cover Psychotherapy

Talking about viewing the Ocean "If I take the attitude of appreciation, it would be absurd to say that this wave is composed of chemical elements which I do not see; and if I take the attitude of physical explanation, it would be equally absurd to deny that such elements are all of which the wave is made. From the one standpoint, the ocean is really excited; from the other standpoint, the molecules are moving according to the laws of hydrodynamics. If I want to understand the meaning of this scene every reminiscence of physics will lead me astray; if I want to calculate the movement of my boat, physics alone can help me".(from the Introduction)

By: Hugo P. (Hugo Paul) Thieme (1870-1940)

Book cover Women of Modern France

By: Humphry Davy (1778-1829)

Book cover Consolations in Travel or, the Last Days of a Philosopher

By: Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931)

Book cover Southern Horrors: Lynch Law In All Its Phases

Thoroughly appalled and sickened by the rising numbers of white-on-black murders in the South since the beginning of Reconstruction, and by the unwillingness of local, state and federal governments to prosecute those who were responsible, Ida Bell Wells-Barnett wrote Southern Horrors, a pamphlet in which she exposed the horrible reality of lynchings to the rest of the nation and to the world. Wells explained, through case study, how the federal government's failure to intervene allowed Southern states...

By: Irving E. Cox

Book cover The Guardians
Book cover Impact

By: Irving Fisher (1867-1947)

Book cover How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science

By: Irving W. Lande

Book cover Slingshot

By: Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)

Book cover Genetic Effects of Radiation

This is a book in the "Understanding the Atom Series" from the Division of Technical Information, U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. The authors discuss topics of The Machinery of Inheritance, Mutations, Radiation, Dose and Consequences. - Summary by Larry Wilson

By: Isaac George Briggs (1892-)

Book cover Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia Their Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

By: Isaac Newton (1642-1727)

Opticks by Isaac Newton Opticks

The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on the refraction of light into colored beams using prisms and discovered chromatic aberration. He also postulated the corpuscular form of light and an ether to transmit forces between the corpuscles. His "Opticks", first published 1704 contains his postulates about the topic. This is the fourth edition in English, from 1730, which Newton corrected from the third edition before his death.

By: Ivan Ray Tannehill (1890-1959)

Book cover Hurricane Hunters

This 1955 book by an acknowledged authority is an absorbing account of meteorology before the advent of weather satellites. “This is the lively account of the hair-raising experiences of the men who have probed by sea and air into the inner mysteries of the world’s most terrible storms…. Here is the first intimate revelation of what the human eye and the most modern radars see in the violent regions of the tropical vortex. The descriptions of the activities of these valiant scouts of the storms are taken from personal interviews with military flyers and weathermen who have risked their lives in the furious blasts in all parts of the hurricane...

By: J. A. Taylor

Book cover Far from Home

By: J. Anthony Ferlaine

Book cover One Out of Ten

By: J. Arthur Thomson (1861-1933)

The Outline of Science by J. Arthur Thomson The Outline of Science

The Outline of Science, Volume 1 was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects ranging from astronomy to biology to elementary physics in clear, concise and easily understood prose, this popular science work is largely as relevant today as when first published in 1922. Special emphasis is given to the principles of biological adaptation and evolution, especially how they relate to the rise of the human species from lower orders. Also included are the basics of the (then) fairly new concept of relativity and its impact on emerging scientific theories...

By: J. B. Woodley

Book cover With a Vengeance

By: J. F. (John Fletcher) Hurst (1834-1903)

Book cover The Wedding Day The Service—The Marriage Certificate—Words of Counsel

By: J. F. (Joseph Florimond) Loubat (1831-1927)

Book cover The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876

By: J. Francis McComas (1911-1978)

Book cover Criminal Negligence

By: J. H. (Jonathan Harrington) Green (1812-)

Book cover Secret Band of Brothers A Full and True Exposition of All the Various Crimes

By: J. Henri Fabre (1823-1915)

Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre Life of the Spider

Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre was a French entomologist and author. He was born in St. Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an autodidact, owing to the poverty of his family. Nevertheless, he acquired a primary teaching certificate at the young age of 19 and began teaching at the college of Ajaccio, Corsica, called Carpentras. In 1852, he taught at the lycée in Avignon.

By: J. Horace (John Horace) McFarland (1859-1948)

Book cover Getting Acquainted with the Trees

By: J. J. [Editor] Cranmer

Book cover Vanity, All Is Vanity A Lecture on Tobacco and its effects

By: J. Knox Jones (1929-1992)

Book cover Geographic Variation in the Harvest Mouse, Reithrodontomys megalotis, On the Central Great Plains And in Adjacent Regions
Book cover Pleistocene Bats from San Josecito Cave, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

By: J. Morris Slemons (1876-1948)

Book cover The Prospective Mother

A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy. This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine, aims to answer the questions which occur to them in the course of pregnancy. Directions for safeguarding their health have been given in detail, and emphasis has been placed upon such measures as may serve to prevent serious complications. (Introduction by J. Morris Slemons)

By: J. P. (James Perry) Cole (1889-)

Book cover Military Instructors Manual

By: J. R. (John Robert) Hutchinson

Book cover The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

By: J. W. H. (John William Henry) Eyre (1869-)

Book cover The Elements of Bacteriological Technique A Laboratory Guide for Medical, Dental, and Technical Students. Second Edition Rewritten and Enlarged.

By: Jack Douglas

Book cover Dead World
Book cover Test Rocket!

By: Jack Egan

Book cover Cully

By: Jack G. Huekels

Book cover Advanced Chemistry

By: Jack London

The Scarlet Plague by Jack London The Scarlet Plague

Known mainly for his tales of adventure, this work of science fiction by Jack London is set in a post-apocalyptic future. It’s 2072, sixty years after the scarlet plague has depopulated the planet. James Howard Smith is one of the few survivors of the pre-plague era left alive in the San Francisco area, and as he realizes his time grows short, he tries to impart the value of knowledge and wisdom to his grandsons. Through his narrative, we learn how the plague spread throughout the world and of the struggles of the handful of survivors it left in its wake. The Scarlet Plague was originally published in London Magazine in 1912.

The Iron Heel by Jack London The Iron Heel

A dystopian novel about the terrible oppressions of an American oligarchy at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, and the struggles of a socialist revolutionary movement. (Introduction by Matt Soar)


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