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The Essays of Montaigne: Book the First

by Michel de Montaigne

The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only...

Failures and Fiascos

by Dan Soucoup

Do you remember the invasion of Newfoundland’s hydroponic cucumber? How about New Brunswick’s ill-fated space-age sports car? In this dynamic collection, Dan Soucoup follows the money trail up the political...

Corruption in Ancient Rome

by Natale Barca

Corruption is a social disease: it creeps into the hearts and minds of individuals, into the folds of politics, business relationships, taking various forms, from something which is close to a venial sin to...

The Frontier Within

by Kōbō Abe & Richard Calichman

Abe Kobo (1924–1993) was one of Japan's greatest postwar writers, widely recognized for his imaginative science fiction and plays of the absurd. However, he also wrote theoretical criticism for which he is...

Dispatches from the Occupation

by Stephen Collis

Somewhere at the core of almost every intellectual discipline is an attempt to explain change – why and how things change, and how we negotiate these transformations. These are among the most ancient of philosophical...

The Canadian Experience of the Great War

by Brian Douglas Tennyson

Although the United States did not enter the First World War until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as more than...

A third approach to history

by Francesco Cesare Casùla

The narration of humankind’s past, that is to say its history, has up to now been done using the extrinsic method of geographic territorial reference and temporal chronological and local topical reference,...


by Libio Amaury Matos

Lemba was a symbol of American antislavery struggle that, with his skill and courage under fire, was able to maintain rebellion for almost fifteen years. His image appears in all the studies on the history of...

Bella Ciao

by Giancarlo Rossini

Multilingual Version EN This book tells very briefly in Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German the origin of the famous song "Bella Ciao" which has become famous all over the world with the...

The Road to Wigan Pier

by George Orwell

Orwell's graphically unforgettable descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger and growing unemployment are written with unblinking honesty, fury and...

An Alternative History of Pittsburgh

by Simon

Ed Simon tells the story of Pittsburgh through this collection of explorations of its hidden histories—one of Newsweek's "21 Best Books to Read This Spring."

The land surrounding the confluence of the Allegheny,...

Historic Doubts Relative to Napoleon Buonaparte

by Richard Whately & Isaac Mclellan

Richard Whately (1787?1863) was an English rhetorician, academic, logician, philosopher, theologian, and economist. Written when he lived in Oxford, his tract ?Historic Doubts Relative to Napoleon Buonaparte?...

Delhi:Unknown Tales of a City

by R.V. Smith

Ronald Vivian Smith is an author of personal experiences – a rare breed to find in a time when even journalists hesitate to put pen to paper without scanning through the internet. A definitive voice when it...

Dreamers of the Ghetto

by Israel Zangwill & J. A. Hammerton

?Dreamers of the Ghetto?, the 1898 novel by British author Israel Zangwill, is a series of fictionalised biographies of notable Jewish thinkers including Spinoza and Heine. In ?Dreamers of the Ghetto?, Zangwill...

Re-Forming History

by Mark Sandle & William Van Arragon

Does the discipline of history need a reformation? How should Christian faith shape the ways historians do their work? This book, written for students, considers the "how" of doing history. The authors first...

God and Mammon

by Lance Morrow

Award-winning essayist Lance Morrow writes about the partnership of God and Mammon in the New World?about the ways in which Americans have made money and lost money, and about how they have thought and obsessed...

Execute the Office

by Colin Rafferty

Forty-seven essays: one essay per president plus a preamble and outro

first serial publications in Brevity (ed. Dinty W. Moore), Los Angeles Review (ed. Ann Beman), Evansville Review (ed. Rachel Wyatt), Fourth...

San Antonio 365

by David Martin Davies & Yvette D. Benavides

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  • America Awakened

    by Ida B. Wells-Barnett & Taylor A. Marrow

    A classic of investigative journalism, the pamphlets of Ida B. Wells-Barnett shine a light on the evils of racism in the United States. With a contextual introduction and useful footnotes, this book gives students...

    The Village Gods of South India

    by Henry Whitehead

    The worship of the ?village gods? is the most ancient form of Indian religion. Participants believed (and some still do), that the world was populated by a multitude of spirits, good and bad, who were the cause...