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The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. Vol. 2 (of 4) By William Milligan Sloane
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Milligan Sloane (November 12, 1850 – September 12,... More > 1928) was an American educator and historian, born at Richmond, Ohio.He graduated from Columbia College of Columbia University, where he was a member of the Philolexian Society, in 1868, and afterward was employed as instructor in classics at the Newell School in Pittsburgh until 1872. From 1872 to 1876 he studied at the universities of Berlin and Leipzig. He studied history under Mommsen and Droysen, and much of the time he worked as private secretary to George Bancroft, United States Minister at Berlin. He received a doctorate from the University of Leipzig, with a dissertation entitled "The Poet Labid: His Life, Times, and Fragmentary Writings," which was published in 1877. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Milligan_Sloane< Less
The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Brigadier Gerard is the hero of a series of historical short stories by the British writer Arthur Conan Doyle. The hero, Etienne Gerard, is a Hussar officer in the French Army during the Napoleonic... More > Wars. Gerard's most notable attribute is his vanity – he is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, most accomplished horseman and most gallant lover in all France. Gerard is not entirely wrong, since he displays notable bravery on many occasions, but his self-satisfaction undercuts this quite often. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigadier_Gerard Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Westcotes By Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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This edition of The Westcotes by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
James McCuistion: Faith Of Our Fathers By ROBERT HINSON
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The biography of James McCuistion who lived 1815-1902 and impacted generations of lives.
La Nouvelle Europe By Fabio Fratus
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Dopo la fuga dall’Isola d’Elba di Napoleone Bonaparte, l’Europa si mobilita nuovamente per fermarlo, creando la VII coalizione, composta da Inghilterra, Austria, Russia, Olanda e... More > Hannover. I vecchi nemici potranno essere dei nuovi alleati, mentre i vecchi amici dovranno dare prova di riconquistare la fiducia del sovrano. In pochi mesi si svolgeranno battaglie, scontri e incontri che porteranno un nuovo assetto politico e geografico all’Europa.< Less
Explorations in Australia The Journals of John McDouall Stuart During the Years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, and 1862, When He Fixed the Centre of the Continent and Successfully Crossed It from Sea to Sea By John McDouall Stuart
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John McDouall Stuart (7 September 1815 – 5 June 1866),... More > often referred to as simply "McDouall Stuart", was a Scottish explorer and one of the most accomplished of all Australia's inland explorers.Stuart led the first successful expedition to traverse the Australian mainland from south to north and return, through the centre of the continent. His experience and the care he showed for his team ensured he never lost a man, despite the harshness of the country he encountered.The explorations of Stuart eventually resulted in the 1863 annexation of a huge area of country to the Government of South Australia. This area became known as the Northern Territory. In 1911 the Commonwealth of Australia assumed responsibility for that area. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McDouall_Stuart< Less
Through Russian Snows: A Story of Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow By G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902)... More > was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885).G. A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood. He attended Westminster School, London, and later Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._A._Henty< Less
The American Republic: Its Constitution, Tendencies, and Destiny By Orestes Augustus Brownson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Orestes Augustus Brownson (16 September 1803 – 17 April... More > 1876) was a New England intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer, and noted Catholic convert and writer. Brownson was a publicist, a career which spanned his affiliation with the New England Transcendentalists through his subsequent conversion to Roman Catholicism.Brownson was born on September 16, 1803 to Sylvester Augustus Brownson and Relief Metcalf, who were farmers in Stockbridge, Vermont. Sylvester Brownson died when Orestes was young and Relief decided to give her son up to a nearby adoptive family when he was six years old. The family raised him under the strict confines of Calvinist Congregationalism on a small farm in Royalton, Vermont. He did not receive much schooling but he immensely enjoyed reading books. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orestes_Brownson< Less
The Land of the Miamis An Account of the Struggle to Secure Possession of the North-West from the End of the Revolution until 1812 By Elmore Barce
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Mr. Midshipman Easy By Frederick Marryat
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less

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