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The Servile State

The Servile State by Hillaire Belloc

The Servile State by Hillaire Belloc

A clear boundary exists between the servile and the non-servile condition of labour, and the conditions upon either side of that boundary utterly differ one from another, Where there is compulsion applicable by positive law to men of a certain status, such compulsion enforced in the last resort by the powers at the disposal of the State, there is the institution of Slavery; and if that institution be sufficiently expanded the whole State may be said to repose upon a servile basis, and is a Servile State.

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The Founder of New France

The Founder of New France by Charles W. Colby

The Founder of New France by Charles W. Colby

For Canada, Champlain is not alone a heroic explorer of the seventeenth century, but the founder of Quebec; and it is a rich part of our heritage that he founded New France in the spirit of unselfishness, of loyalty, and of faith.

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Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb by Henry Bibb

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb by Henry Bibb

Henry Walton Bibb was born a slave. His father was white although his identity was not positively known. Bibb was separated from his mother at a very young age and hired out to other slave owners for most of his childhood. Always yearning for his freedom, he made his first escape from slavery in 1842. He was recaptured and escaped, recaptured and escaped over and over; but he never gave up on his desire to be a man in control of his own destiny.

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Invisible Links

Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlöf

Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlöf

Invisible Links is a collection of short stories with an underlying theme about the links that influence and guide people’s actions and lives. The stories are often set in Lagerlöf’s Vaermland, but they also depict legends and history of Sweden, and some have connections to other works by Lagerlöf.

Selma Lagerlöf was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

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Vices Are Not Crimes

Vices Are Not Crimes by Lysander Spooner

Vices Are Not Crimes by Lysander Spooner

Lysander Spooner was an American individualist anarchist, entrepreneur, political philosopher, abolitionist, supporter of the labor movement, and legal theorist of the nineteenth century. Here he gives his views on the role of Governments in the private lives of their citizens.

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Four Weeks in the Trenches

Four Weeks in the Trenches by Fritz Kreisler

Four Weeks in the Trenches by Fritz Kreisler

A brief record of the fighting on the Eastern front in the great war by a participant in that great and terrible conflict.

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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini

Cellini’s autobiographical memoirs, which he began writing in Florence in 1558, give a detailed account of his singular career, as well as his loves, hatreds, passions, and delights, written in an energetic, direct, and racy style. They show a great self-regard and self-assertion, sometimes running into extravagances which are impossible to credit. He even writes in a complacent way of how he contemplated his murders before carrying them out.

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Abraham Lincoln: A History – Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln: A History - Volume 1 by John Hay and John G. Nicolay

Abraham Lincoln: A History – Volume 1 by John Hay and John G. Nicolay

This is the biography of Abraham Lincoln, written by two of his private secretaries.

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White Jacket

White Jacket by Herman Melville

White Jacket by Herman Melville

This is a tale based on Melville’s experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities of service in the US Navy at that time, but beyond this the narrator has created for the reader graphic symbols for class distinction, segregation and slavery aboard this microcosm of the world, the USS Neversink.

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Among the Tibetans

Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird

Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird

Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was traveling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeavors were risky and dangerous even for men and large, better equipped parties.

In “Among the Tibetans”, Bird describes her tour through Tibet with her usual keen eye: From descriptions of the landscape and flora to the manners, customs and religion of the local people we get a fascinating account of a world long past.

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