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A Concise History of the Oxford English Dictionary

by Rob Walters

<p>At a grand party to celebrate completion of the first edition of the Dictionary the Prime Minister of the day called the achievement ‘the greatest enterprise of its kind in history’. The Times greeted the second edition as ‘The greatest work ...

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A Concise History of the Second World War: Its Origin, Battles and Consequences

by Richard Z. Freemann, Jr.

Merriam Press World War 2 History No. 24. First eBook Edition 2016. In the history of human existence, no conflict has cratered the earth, its people and their ways of living like World War II. The battles that blazed across the globe from the ...

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A Confederate Girl's Diary

by Sarah Morgan Dawson

It is perhaps due to a chance conversation, held some seventeen years ago in New York, that this Diary of the Civil War was saved from destruction. A Philadelphian had been talking with my mOther of North and South, and had alluded to the ...

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A Confederate in Congress

The Civil War Treason Trial of Benjamin Gwinn Harris

by Joshua E. Kastenberg

In May 1865, the final month of the Civil War, the U.S. Army arrested and prosecuted a sitting congressman in a military trial in the border state of Maryland, though the federal criminal courts in the state were functioning. Convicted of aiding

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A Confederate Soldier in Egypt

by William Wing Loring

THE author’s purpose has not been to write a history of Egypt, but to trace to their probable causes the events which have for the last decade made Egypt so conspicuous a thread in the tangled skein of Old World politics. An acquaintance of more

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

by Mark Twain

With the gross aims, and body-bending toil ...

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A Conspiracy of the Carbonari

by Luise Mühlbach

AFTER ESSLINGEN. It was the evening of the 22d of May, 1809, the fatal day inscribed in blood-stained letters upon the pages of history, the day which brought to Napoleon the first dimming of his star of good fortune, to Germany, and especially ...

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A Conspiracy to Colonize 19th Century United States Free Blacks in Africa by the American Colonization Society

by Grant “Sylvester” Walker

Blacks fought with whites in the American War for Independence against England. In fact, without the aid of these black soldiers, one wonders if the Americans would have won the war. These blacks were never considered equal to whites but a great

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A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

by Arthur Berriedale Keith

<P>This book, first published in 1936, provides a comprehensive description and analysis of every constitutional aspect of British rule in India from 1600 to 1936. Beginning with a description of the East India Company before Plassey, its ...

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A Country Gentleman and His Family

by Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant

Theodore Warrender was still at Oxford when his father died. He was a youth who had come up from his school with the highest hopes of what he was to do at the university. It had indeed been laid out for him by an admiring tutor with ...

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A Court of Inquiry

by Grace S. Richmond

ALTHEA Nothing impaired ut all disordered. —Midsummer Night’s Dream. There are four guest-rooms in my house. It is not a large house, and how there came to be so many rooms to spare for the entertaining of friends is not a story to be told here.

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A Crime of the Under-Seas

by Guy Newell Boothby

There is an old saying that "one half of the world does not know how the other half lives," but how true this is very few of us really understand. In the East, indeed, it amounts almost to the marvellous. There are men engaged in trades there, ...

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A Critical Exposition of The Popular 'Jihád': Showing That All The Wars of Mohammad Were Defensive; and That Aggressive War, or Compulsory Conversion, Is Not Allowed in The Koran

by Moulavi Gerágh Ali

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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A Crystal Age

by William Henry Hudson

I do not quite know how it happened, my recollection of the whole matter ebbing in a somewhat clouded condition. I fancy I had gone somewhere on a botanizing expedition, but whether at home or abroad I don't know. At all events, I remember that ...

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A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820

by John K. Thornton

A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820 explores the idea that strong links exist in the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South America. John K. Thornton provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Atlantic Basin

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A Cultural History of the Modern Age

Volume 2, Baroque, Rococo and Enlightenment

by Egon Friedell

<p>This is the second volume of Friedell's monumental <em>A Cultural History of the Modern Age</em>. A key figure in the flowering of Viennese culture between the two world wars, this three volume work is considered his masterpiece. The ...

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A Cultural History of the Modern Age

The Crisis of the European Soul

by Egon Friedell

<p>Volume three of A Cultural History of the Modern Age finishes a journey that begins with Descartes in the first volume and ends with Freud and the psychoanalytical movement in the third volume. Friedell describes the contents of these books ...

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A Cultural History of the Radical Sixties in the San Francisco Bay Area

by Anthony Ashbolt

The San Francisco Bay Area was a meeting point for radical politics and counterculture in the 1960s. Until now there has been little understanding of what made political culture here unique. This work explores the development of a regional ...

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A Cultural Study of Mary and the Annunciation

From Luke to the Enlightenment

by Gary Waller

This book traces the history of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting impact of the event on the Western imagination. Waller explores the Annunciation from its appearance in Luke’s Gospel, to its rise to prominence in religious ...

ISBN: 9781317316657

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A Damaged Reputation

by Harold Bindloss

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

ISBN: 9781465505743

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