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A General History of the Pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, to the present time By Daniel Defoe
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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: Daniel Defoe (/ˌdænjəl dᵻˈfoʊ/;... More > c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is noted for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Samuel Richardson, and is among the founders of the English novel. He was a prolific and versatile writer, producing more than five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics, including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology, and the supernatural. He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.Daniel Foe (his original name) was probably born in Fore Street in the parish of St. Giles Cripplegate, London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Defoe< Less
Centennial Celebration Together with An Historical sketch of Reading, Windsor County, Vermont, and its Inhabitants From The First Settlement of the Town to 1874 By Gilbert A. Davis
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"Centennial Celebration Together with An Historical sketch of Reading, Windsor County, Vermont, and its Inhabitants From The First Settlement of the Town to 1874," by Gilbert A. Davis,... More > 1874. 169 pages< Less
Pioneer History - An Account of the First Examinations of the Ohio Valley and the Earliest Settlement of the Northwest Territory By C. Stephen Badgley & S. P. Hildreth
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In the year 1787, George Washington was President of the newly formed Government of the United States of America. The vast area west of the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River was... More > acquired from Great Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1783. The British had forbidden white settlement there to appease the Indians. At the end of the American Revolution, the United States now claimed this territory by “Right of Conquest” over Great Britain and with the creation of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 opened it up for white settlement against the protests of the Indians who still considered it their land. The first permanent American settlement northwest of the Ohio River was Marietta in the year 1788. It was not an easy life for these early pioneers. This book chronicles the events from the earliest explorations of the territory, the purchase of lands by The Ohio Company, the early settlements and the trying times of the early pioneers who settled and tamed this original Northwest Territory.< Less
History of Athens County, Ohio: And Incidentally of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta By Charles Manning Walker
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A re-created version of the original book by Charles M. Walker originally published in 1869. This rare history not only tells of the settlement and early days of Athens County, but also details the... More > formation of the Ohio Company and the first settlement in Ohio at Marietta. This book is undoubtedly one of the finest books ever written documenting the early days of the American frontier and trials and tribulations of the first settlers. It contains many stories, some first hand accounts, of these early pioneers and the settlement of the old Northwest Territory. It includes biographies of some of the individuals that settled there as well as historical facts of interest pertaining to Southeastern Ohio in general and Athens County in particular. Photos,illustrations,index and annotations have been added by Badgley Publishing Company< Less
Volume 4000, List of Fairtrade settlements in the United Kingdom --- List of fantasy films of the 2000s By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4000, List of Fairtrade settlements in the United Kingdom---List of fantasy films of the 2000s Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
IMPORTANT ROLE PLYED BY THE INDUSTRIAL ARBITRATION PANEL IN THE SETTLEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CRISES (CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA) By ADELAJA OLUMIDE
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This is a comprehensive approach to the genesis of conflict or misunderstanding amongst humans within different social, political and economic sector; with detailed information to understanding human... More > relationship as well as conflict resolution.< Less
An Address Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Settlement of Breckinridge County on the site of Hardin's Old Fort, near Hardinsburg, Kentucky By William C. P. Breckinridge
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Part biography of John Breckinridge, part discussion of the issues surrounding the early republic, this booklet, is the transcript of a speech delivered by William C. P. Breckinridge on November 2,... More > 1882. Fully indexed.< Less
Historical Sketches Of The Discovery, Settlement, And Progress Of Events In The Coos Country And Vicinity, Principally Included Between The Years 1754 and 1785 By Rev. Grant Powers
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This is a book originally done by the Rev. Grant Powers in 1840. It was again published in 1880 by Henry Merrill. A very interesting read of sketches and events of the first settlers in the the Coos... More > Country and towns in the surrounding area in New Hampshire and Vermont. 240 pages< Less
Twenty Years at Hull House: History of the Settlement House and Social Reformism in Chicago’s West Side (Hardcover) By Jane Addams
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Twenty Years at Hull House, by the acclaimed memoir of social reformer Jane Addams, is presented here complete with all sixty-three of the original illustrations and the biographical notes. A... More > landmark autobiography in terms of opening the eyes of Americans to the plight of the industrial revolution, Twenty Years at Hull House has been applauded for its unflinching descriptions of the poverty and degradation of the era. Jane Addams also details the grave ill-health she suffered during and after her childhood, giving the reader insight into the adversity which she would re-purpose into a drive to alleviate the suffering of others. The process by which Addams founded Hull House in Chicago is detailed; the sheer scale and severity of the poverty in the city she and others witnessed, the search for the perfect location, and the numerous difficulties she and her fellow activists encountered while establishing and maintaining the house are detailed.< Less
Twenty Years at Hull House: History of the Settlement House and Social Reformism in Chicago’s West Side By Jane Addams
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Twenty Years at Hull House, by the acclaimed memoir of social reformer Jane Addams, is presented here complete with all sixty-three of the original illustrations and the biographical notes. A... More > landmark autobiography in terms of opening the eyes of Americans to the plight of the industrial revolution, Twenty Years at Hull House has been applauded for its unflinching descriptions of the poverty and degradation of the era. Jane Addams also details the grave ill-health she suffered during and after her childhood, giving the reader insight into the adversity which she would re-purpose into a drive to alleviate the suffering of others. The process by which Addams founded Hull House in Chicago is detailed; the sheer scale and severity of the poverty in the city she and others witnessed, the search for the perfect location, and the numerous difficulties she and her fellow activists encountered while establishing and maintaining the house are detailed.< Less

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