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The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century By Thomas Henry Huxley
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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: Thomas Henry Huxley PC PRS FLS (/ˈhʌksli/; 4 May... More > 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (comparative anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.Huxley's famous debate in 1860 with Samuel Wilberforce was a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution and in his own career. Huxley had been planning to leave Oxford on the previous day, but, after an encounter with Robert Chambers, the author of Vestiges, he changed his mind and decided to join the debate. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Henry_Huxley< Less
The Associated Shades By John Kendrick Bangs
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The Associated Shades This volume contains all the four humorous and witty novels by John Kendrick Bangs about "The Associated Shades" a group of famous dead people who become a sort of... More > corporation or exclusive club in a house-boat on Styx. These stories created a new genre - Bangsian fiction - which is a story set almost or entirely in the afterlife. Members of The Associated Shades include: Confucius, Socrates , Sherlock Holmes, Baron Munchausen, William Shakespeare, Napoleon Bonaparte, Dr Samuel Johnson, Nero, James Boswell , Charles Darwin, George Washington, Walter Raleigh among others.< Less
No White Mongoose For Wilma By Darren Brealey
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Wilma Cruikshank – an alumnus of University of Oxford and a contemporary of Charles Darwin – is remembered for being the first woman to pen a complete description of a fossilised... More > dinosaur, the Megalosaurus. In her spare time, however, she was also a woman who insisted on dining on everything, including roast hedgehog, potted ostrich, panthers, porpoises, puppies; garden moles, though, are a bridge too far. However, perhaps Cruikshank’s greatest gustatory achievement is her reportedly having eaten the shrunken heart of King Louis XII – a distinction that arguably overshadows her account of a Megalosaurus. Wilma continues to lament over the loss of her husband and seeks to bring the perpetuator to justice.< Less
Eric, or Little by Little By F. W. (Frederic William) Farrar
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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: Frederic William Farrar (Bombay, 7 August 1831 –... More > Canterbury, 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the Church of England (Anglican), schoolteacher and author. He was a pallbearer at the funeral of Charles Darwin in 1882. He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles secret society.Farrar was born in Bombay, India, and educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man, King's College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Cambridge he won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for poetry in 1852. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Farrar< Less
St. Winifred's; or, The World of School By F. W. (Frederic William) Farrar
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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: Frederic William Farrar (Bombay, 7 August 1831 –... More > Canterbury, 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the Church of England (Anglican), schoolteacher and author. He was a pallbearer at the funeral of Charles Darwin in 1882. He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles secret society.Farrar was born in Bombay, India, and educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man, King's College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Cambridge he won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for poetry in 1852. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Farrar< Less
Julian Home By F. W. (Frederic William) Farrar
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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: Frederic William Farrar (Bombay, 7 August 1831 –... More > Canterbury, 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the Church of England (Anglican), schoolteacher and author. He was a pallbearer at the funeral of Charles Darwin in 1882. He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles secret society.Farrar was born in Bombay, India, and educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man, King's College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Cambridge he won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for poetry in 1852. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Farrar< Less
Everlutionary: Escape Extinction By HawaH
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Escape Extinction. As a former Peaceable Schools Coordinator in D.C. Public High Schools and also a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation Fellow to the United Nations and their World Conference... More > Against Racism—HawaH’s second book is an analysis of War and Peace, Love and Hate, Creation and Destruction. In addition to essays addressing the need for humanity to rebalance with Mother Earth, and thoughts regarding how humanity could escape extinction, his new book intertwines poetry, prose, and short stories affirming our universal connections. The book is meant to remind us that we are valuable and should not underestimate our purpose… it has been referred to as Che Guevera and Charles Darwin holding hands.< Less
The Wealth of Nations By Adam Smith
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher... More > Adam Smith. First published in 1776, it is a reflection on economics at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and argues that free market economies are more productive and beneficial to their societies. The book is a fundamental work in classical economics. The Wealth of Nations represented a clear shift in the field of economics, similar to Sir Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica for physics, Antoine Lavoisier's Traité Élémentaire de Chimie for chemistry, or Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species for biology.< Less
NON VERBAL COMMUNICATION By P. Sooriya
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According to experts, a substantial portion of our communication is nonverbal. Every day, we respond to thousands of nonverbal cues and behaviors including postures, facial expression, eye gaze,... More > gestures, and tone of voice. From our handshakes to our hairstyles, nonverbal details reveal who we are and impact how we relate to other people. Scientific research on nonverbal communication and behavior began with the 1872 publication of Charles Darwin's the expression of the emotions in man and animals. Since that time, there has been an abundance of research on the types, effects and expressions of unspoken communication and behavior. While these signals are often so subtle that we are not consciously aware of them, research has identified several different types of nonverbal communication.< Less
The Complete Works of a Twelfth Grader: Essays, Compositions, Lab Reports and Projects By Eileen Warren
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Very rarely are the academic works of high school students published. The publishing world tends to be limited to full-blown academics and scientists. I do not agree with this and think that my work... More > and the work of other high-schoolers has just as much merit and deserves to be available for citation if others feel it appropriate. From an essay on the Atom bomb to independent studies on Charles Darwin, to compositions in French, my complete 12th grade works from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, English, History, Geography and Creative Writing are included herein.< Less

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