The Mythology of All Races, North American

The Mythology of All Races, North American

Hartley Burr Alexander

This is Volume 10 of the 13 Volume set, ‘Mythology of all Races’. With over 30 illustrations, this volume covers subjects such as: The Eskimo’s World; The Forest Region; Norseman and Skraeling; The Slaying of the Dragon; Algonquian Cosmogony; Tribes and Lands; Tricksters and Wonder-Folk; An Athapascan Pantheon; Siouan Cosmogonies; Caddoan Cosmogonies; The Gods of the Mountains; Navaho Ritual Myths; Pueblo Cosmology; Totemism and…

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The Mythology of All Races; Latin-American

The Mythology of All Races; Latin-American

Hartley Burr Alexander

This is Volume 11 of the 13 Volume set, ‘Mythology of all Races’. With over 40 full page illustrations, this volume covers subjects such as: The First Encounters; Zemiism; Quetzalcoatl; Tlaloc and Chalchiuhtlicue; The Aztec Pantheon; The Calendar and its Cycles; Votan, Zamna, and Kukulcan; The Maya; Quiche and Cakchiquel; The Popul Vuh; The Cultured Peoples of the Andes; The Empire of the Incas; The Myths of the Chincha, and more.

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Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases

Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases is a pamphlet which documented research on a lynching. Having examined many accounts of lynching based on the alleged “rape of white women,” Wells-Barnett concluded that Southerners concocted rape as an excuse to hide their real reason for lynchings: black economic progress, which threatened not only white Southerners’ pocketbooks, but also their ideas about black inferiority.

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Mob Rule in New Orleans

Mob Rule in New Orleans

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Written by one of the early leaders in the civil rights movement, this is a harrowing account of some of the atrocities that were carried out on black people in New Orleans in the late nineteenth century. Using graphic reports from newspapers, this short book paints a vivid picture of the horrors of slavery and its repercussions.

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Early Settlers of Alabama

Early Settlers of Alabama

James Edmonds Saunders

This is Part 1 of Early Settlers Of Alabama. From the Introduction: ‘Most lovingly does Colonel Saunders relate the story of her people, from the humblest mechanic at his forge, to the noble Governor in his chair of State. Her whilom ministers, merchants, lawyers, planters, statesmen, come, at his gentle summons near, and take on the semblance of the vivid life they lived. Youth and lovers, the jest, the chase—threads of gold in the noble…

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a slave narrative that was one of the first autobiographical narratives about the struggle for freedom by female slaves and an account of the sexual harassment and abuse they endured. The book is an in-depth chronological account of Jacobs’s life as a slave, and the decisions and choices she made to gain freedom for herself and her children. It addresses the struggles and sexual abuse that young…

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The Oxford Book of American Essays

The Oxford Book of American Essays

Various

A collection of essays, including: The Ephemera: An Emblem Of Human Life By Benjamin Franklin; The Whistle By Benjamin Franklin; Dialogue Between Franklin And The Gout; Consolation For The Old Bachelor By Francis Hopkinson; John Bull By Washington Irving; The Mutability Of Literature; A Colloquy In Westminster Abbey By Washington Irving; Kean’s Acting By Richard Henry Dana; Gifts By Ralph Waldo Emerson; Uses Of Great Men By Ralph Waldo…

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The Negro Problem

The Negro Problem

Various

A collection of seven essays on the subject of African-Amerians and slavery. Includes: Industrial Education For The Negro By Booker T. Washington; The Talented Tenth By Prof. W.E. Burghardt Dubois; The Disfranchisement Of The Negro By Charles W. Chesnutt; The Negro And The Law By Wilford H. Smith; The Characteristics Of The Negro People By H.T. Kealing; Representative American Negroes By Paul Laurence Dunbar; and, The Negro’s Place…

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Walker’s Appeal, With a Brief Sketch of His Life

Walker's Appeal, With a Brief Sketch of His Life

David Walker and Henry Highland Garnet

Comprised of Walker’s Appeal, (the purpose of which was to encourage readers to take an active role in fighting their oppression, regardless of the risk, and to press white Americans to realize the moral and religious failure of slavery), a brief sketch of the life of David Walker, and Garnet’s Address to the slaves of the United States of America.

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Mexican Handbook

Mexican Handbook

Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton

Hamilton’s Mexican Handbook; A Complete Description Of The Republic Of Mexico, Its Mineral And Agricultural Resources, Cities And Towns Of Every State, Factories, Trade, Imports And Exports, How Legally To Acquire Property In Mexico, How To Transact Business Under Mexican Laws, Railroads And Travelling In The Republic, Tariff Regulations, Duties, Etc. And A Commercial Directory Of The Principal Business Men Of Mexico.

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Border States of Mexico

Border States of Mexico

Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton

Border States Of Mexico, Sonora, Sikaloa, Chihuahua And Dubaistgo. With A General Sketch Of The Republic Of Mexico, And Lower California, Coahuila, New Leon And Tamaulipas. A Complete Description Of The Best Regions For The Settler, Miner And The Advance Guard Of American Civilization.

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