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Animals
Faith Marshia Animals
  • English
  • 343 Words
  • Ages 3 and up
  • 349
  • 6

Keywords: Animals By Faith

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An Account of Egypt
By Herodotus An Account of Egypt
  • English
  • 37543 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 157
  • 3

Herodotus's Account of Egypt is the second book of the Histories, which contains descriptions of the marvels of the south: the size of the land, the wonders of the Nile, the religious ceremonies which will be as fascinating to the modern reader as it was to the ancient. Fro... Read more...

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Letters On Demonology and Witchcraft
Sir Walter Scott Letters On Demonology and Witchcraft
  • English
  • 107270 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 202
  • 3

The book takes the form of ten letters addressed to Lockhart, the epistolary mode permitting Scott to be both conversational in tone and discursive in method. In these, Scott surveys opinions respecting demonology and witchcraft from the Old Testament period to his own day.... Read more...

Keywords: letters on demonology and witchcraft, sir walter scott, history, demonology, witchcraft, demons, witches

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The Last Days of Pompeii
Edward Bulwer-Lytton The Last Days of Pompeii
  • English
  • 148776 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 159
  • 3

The Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by the baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of 1st-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends. The protagonist, Glaucus, represents the Greeks who have been subord... Read more...

Keywords: the last days of pompeii, edward bulwer lytton, pompeii, ancient roman history, the roman empire, roman culture, historical fiction, ancient rome, edward bulwer-lytton

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The Life of a Slave Girl
Harriet Jacobs The Life of a Slave Girl
  • English
  • 81358 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 215
  • 3

I was born a slave; but I never knew it till six years of happy childhood had passed away. My father was a carpenter, and considered so intelligent and skilful in his trade, that, when buildings out of the common line were to be erected, he was sent for from long distances,... Read more...

Keywords: incidents in the, life of a slave girl, biography, autobiopraphy, memior, an american slave, american slavery, american history, slave history us history

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The Gilded Age
Mark Twain The Gilded Age
  • English
  • 156825 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 179
  • 2

In United States history, the Gilded Age is a period approximately spanning the final three decades of the nineteenth century; from the 1870s to 1900. The term was coined by Mark TwainThe Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, satirizing what he believed to be an era of serious socia... Read more...

Keywords: the gilded age, mark twain, american history, satire, american literature, political corruption, economic exploitation

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Travels In the Heart of Africa
Samuel Baker Travels In the Heart of Africa
  • English
  • 88846 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 250
  • 2

Narrating his experiences in Africa, Baker has dwelled upon the wild and untamed beauty of the land. He elaborates the culture of the people, their religion as well as the wild-life and its habitat. The book offers a detailed study of the area with a profound personal touch... Read more...

Keywords: the heart of africa, historic travel book, african history, africa, african religions, african cultures, exploration, wild life, animals of africa

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Travels in West Africa
Mary Kingsley Travels in West Africa
  • English
  • 157489 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 193
  • 2

Mary Henrietta Kingsley was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape European perceptions of African cultures and British imperialism.

After a preliminary visit to the Canary Islands, K... Read more...

Keywords: travels in west africa, mary kingsley, african history, colonial history, west african culture, exploration, historic travel book

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The Borgias
Alexandre Dumas The Borgias
  • English
  • 82494 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 144
  • 2

The Borgia family became prominent during the Renaissance in Italy. They were from Valencia, the name coming from the family fief of Borja, then in the kingdom of Aragon, in Spain. The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 15th and 16th cen... Read more...

Keywords: the borgias, alexandre dumas, celebrated crimes, pope, notorious family, power and intrigue, murder and sex

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
Henry Adams Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
  • English
  • 141544 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 371
  • 2

The deepest value of Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, its importance as a revelation of the eternal glory of mediaeval art and the elements that brought it into being is not lightly to be expressed. To every artist, whatever his chosen form of expression, it must appear uniq... Read more...

Keywords: mont saint michel and chartres, henry adams, architecture, art history, gothic cathedrals, european history and art

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